Greek Art and Archaeology, by Pedley, John G.
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- ISBN: 9780205001330 | 0205001335
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 1/14/2011
Extensively illustrated and clearly written, this book examines the major categories of Greek architecture, sculpture, vasepainting, wallpainting, and metalwork in a historical, social, and archaeological context. It blends factual information with stimulating interpretation and juxtaposes long-standing notions with the latest archaeological discoveries and hypotheses.Focusing on form, function, and history of style, the book explores art and artifacts chronologically from the Early Bronze through the Hellenistic eras (ca. 3000 to ca. 30 BC)and by medium.For individuals who appreciateand want to better understandthe art and history of Greece.