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Greek gold from Hellenistic Egypt

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Published by J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Egypt.,
  • California,
  • Los Angeles.
    • Subjects:
    • J. Paul Getty Museum,
    • Gold jewelry, Hellenistic -- Egypt,
    • Gold jewelry -- Egypt,
    • Jewelry -- California -- Los Angeles

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 65-69).

      StatementMichael Pfrommer with Elana Towne Markus.
      SeriesGetty Museum studies on art
      ContributionsTowne-Markus, Elana., J. Paul Getty Museum.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNK7307.3 .P48 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 74 p. :
      Number of Pages74
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3945296M
      ISBN 100892366338
      LC Control Number2001029132


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In the Hellenistic period, the Greek world enjoyed great prosperity after Alexander the Great's conquest of the Persian Empire made vast resources of gold available for the first time.

The various royal courts of Alexander's successors, including the Ptolemies in Egypt, comprised a 55(5). In the Hellenistic period, the Greek world enjoyed great prosperity after Alexander the Great's conquest of the Persian Empire made vast resources of gold available for the first time.

The various royal courts of Alexander's successors, including the Ptolemies in Egypt, comprised a wealthy clientele with a taste for luxury. Greek Gold from Hellenistic Egypt.

Michael Pfrommer. Getty Publications, - Art - 74 pages. 0 Reviews. In the Hellenistic period, the Greek world enjoyed great prosperity after Alexander the Great's conquest of the Persian Empire made vast resources of gold available for the first time.

The various royal courts of Alexander's successors Author: Michael Pfrommer. Greek Gold from Hellenistic Egypt (Getty Museum Studies on Art) by Pfrommer, Michael. Greek Gold from Hellenistic Egypt (Getty Museum Studies on Art) by Pfrommer, Michael.

Membership No ads. By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit organization. World History Encyclopedia receives a small commission for each book. Greek Gold from Hellenistic Egypt is part of the Getty Museum Studies on Art series, which is designed to introduce individual artworks or small groups of related works to.

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Greek Gold from Hellenistic Egypt. The book is lavishly illustrated with many fine color pictures of the jewelry (including many details at greater than natural size), as well as of other objects discussed in the text.

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When Alexander the Great conquered the Persian empire Greek gold from Hellenistic Egypt book B.his domain extended from Greece to Asia Minor, Egypt, the Near East, and India. This unprecedented contact with distant cultures not only spread Greek styles across the known world, but also exposed Greek art and artists to new and exotic influences Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins.

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Free shipping for many products!End date: Classical Greek rings dating from the fifth and fourth centuries BC include examples in gold with engraved bezels, bezels decorated with filigree and granulation, and a rare ring with a swivel bezel decorated with figures in gold foil under glass.

Hellenistic rings, dating from the third to first centuries BC are often set with large and fine Reviews: 3. Antiquity. Greeks have been present in Egypt since at least the 7th century BC. Herodotus visited ancient Egypt in the 5th century BC and claimed that the Greeks were one of the first groups of foreigners that ever lived there.

Diodorus Siculus claimed that Rhodian Actis, one of the Heliadae, built the city of Heliopolis before the cataclysm; likewise the Athenians built Sais. The Hellenistic World: Using Coins as Sources (Cambridge University Press, January 1, ) is the first of a new book series, Guides to the Coinage of the Ancient World, jointly produced by the American Numismatic Society and Cambridge.

The series is designed to introduce students to the ways in which ancient Greek and Roman coinage can be. Ancient Gold: Hellenistic Jewelry When Alexander the Great conquered the Persian empire in B.his domain extended from Greece to Asia Minor, Egypt, the Near East, and India.

This unprecedented contact with distant cultures not only spread Greek styles across the known world, but also exposed Greek art and artists to new and exotic. Greek Gold from Hellenistic Egypt-Michael Pfrommer Although much is left to the imagination, the basic facts do come to light, and the facets and surfaces of the Getty's golden treasure enrich us with new understanding.

"--BOOK JACKET. Greek and Roman Jewellery-Reynold Higgins Greek history comes to an end though Greek affluence begins. What happened in Egypt. The wealthiest of the successor kingdoms was Egypt, where one of Alexanders generals founded the Ptolemaic dynasty.

Ptolemy was one of Alexanders leading generals, eventually becoming one of Alexanders personal bodyguards. Menelaus describes his time in Egypt Homer, Odyssey, Book IV. The story of Alexandria starts here in the lines of Homers famous epic poem. Situated just off of the coast of the northern Nile Delta, Pharos harbors offered a strategic interconnectedness between the Greek.

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The library became the center of Hellenistic literature and literary life. Many ancient texts still survive to this day because they were collected, preserved, and stored at the Library of Alexandria.

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The Arc of Egyptian and Greek Interaction in the First Millennium Preludes to Greek presence in Egypt are seen in the land reclamation and settlement of the western Delta beginning in the Third Intermediate Period and the new prominence of that area with the capital of Dynasty 26 at Sais.

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About this product. Much of the jewelry in Ancient Greece, the Hellenistic Period specifically (approx. BCBC), was comprised of gold. While gold was used before this period, the arrival of gold into larger quantities into the circulation of the Hellenistic Period goods marked part of the significance of Alexander the Greats conquering of the Persian Empire.

The Hellenistic Age was a new era of Greek civilization that began with the death of Alexander the Great in B. and lasted until the Roman emperor Octavian defeated the last independent Hellenistic monarch, Cleopatra VII of Egypt, in 31 B. Burn traces the development of a distinctivenew Hellenistic culture that was shaped both by artists who spread innovations across the Mediterranean.

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Nile Mosaic. Greek education in Egypt may have also taken advantage of the cool, private spaces provided by pharaonic tombs. Induring his journey in Upper Egypt, Champollion explored a series of tombs of the Middle Kingdom built in the rocky hills in Beni-Hassan.

Obelisks and fountains - Greek culture in Hellenistic Egypt This is a lecture about Greek culture but I thought I'd start here in the United States. I have two exhibits which I want to draw to your attention - one from the East Coast and one from the West. First, from New York I start with.

Egypt confined to the economic sphere; for it seems certain that the highly organized kingdom of the Ptolemies, inheriting a long tradition of bureaucratic administration, served as a model for the civil service of Imperial Rome.

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(Order this image) Collection of Ptolemaic Jewelry (16) Unknown AM Open Content images tend to be large in file-size. Alexandria, or Alexandria-by-Egypt as it was called, was the easily the greatest city of the Hellenistic Age.

Founded by Alexander the Great init became the pet project of the Ptolemaic dynasty, who turned it into the capital of their mighty empire. Groups of books in Hellenistic Greek and Roman Egypt.

From the late fourth century BC, Greek became the administrative script and language of the new Macedonian rulers of Egypt. The Roman and Byzantine Emperors retained Greek as the administrative script and language of Egypt, along with the rest of the eastern half of the Roman Empire, and its.

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This is the latest book. I review it for the general reader. Culture. One of the remarkable aspects of the Hellenistic era was the extent to which the people of Greece and the Middle East started exploring beyond the confines of the ancient world as they had known it.

The Ptolemies supported trading posts along the Red Sea and as far south as present-day Eritrea and Ethiopia, trading for ivory and. Alexandria, or Alexandria-by-Egypt as it was called, was the easily the greatest city of the Hellenistic Age.

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Hellenistic Period ( – 30 BCE) • Begins after the death of Alexander the Great ( BCE); lasts through the defeat of Cleopatra and Mark Anthony by the Romans at the Battle of Actium (30 BCE) • Relate the influence on Greek architecture as a result of the expansion of the Greek world. Despite being Greek, Egypt’s Ptolemaic rulers respected local customs.

As a result, the rituals and traditions of Pharaonic Egypt were preserved, as evidenced by these mummies.Period: Hellenistic. Date: 3rd–2nd century B.C.

Culture: Greek. Medium: Gold inlaid with garnets, emeralds, and enamel. Dimensions: 3 1/2in.