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Published by National Gallery of Art, Distributed by the University Press of New England in Washington, Hanover .
Written in English


  • Art, Greek,
  • Mythology, Greek, in art

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Diana Buitron-Oliver.
SeriesStudies in the history of art,, 32., Symposium papers ;, 16, Studies in the history of art (Washington, D.C.) ;, 32., Studies in the history of art (Washington, D.C.)., 16.
ContributionsBuitron-Oliver, Diana.
LC ClassificationsN386.U5 S78 vol. 32, N5630 S78 vol. 32
The Physical Object
Pagination308 p. :
Number of Pages308
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1284114M
ISBN 10089468177X
LC Control Number92142185

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