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Letter and Report on the Discoveries at Herculaneum

Johann Joachim Winckelmann

In his 1762 Letter (Sendschreiben) and 1764 Report (Nachrichten), the great art historian Winckelmann gave vivid eyewitness accounts of the early excavations at Roman sites on the Bay of Naples that were buried by the eruption of Vesuvius. This volume presents new translations of both texts, alongside contemporary illustrations depicting the finds that Winckelmann discusses. In her extensive introduction and annotations, Carol Mattusch places these letters in the political, cultural and intellectual contexts of modern archaeology’s formative years.
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  • Publisher: Getty
  • Year: 2011
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 240pp
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • Dimensions: 252x177mm
  • ISBN: 9781606060896
  • Condition: New
  • Weight: 0.7kg
Product code:
506585
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