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Sexuality in ancient art

Near East, Egypt, Greece, and Italy

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York, NY, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art, Ancient,
  • Art, Classical,
  • Sex in art

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-288) and index.

    Statementedited by Natalie Boymel Kampen with Bettina Bergmann ... [et. al.].
    SeriesCambridge studies in new art history and criticism
    ContributionsKampen, Natalie., Bergmann, Bettina Ann.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN5333 .S425 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 299 p. :
    Number of Pages299
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL805120M
    ISBN 100521470994, 0521476836
    LC Control Number95041666


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