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Michael Pfrommer, "Greek Gold from Hellenistic Egypt"  

Posted by TimMa at March 26, 2014
Michael Pfrommer, "Greek Gold from Hellenistic Egypt"

Michael Pfrommer, "Greek Gold from Hellenistic Egypt"
Publisher: J. Paul Getty | 2001 | ISBN: 0892366338 | English | PDF | 90 pages | 6.47 Mb

Because the true provenance of this splendid gold jewelry in the J. Paul Getty Museum is unknown, the mystery of exactly what it is must be solved. Why are these lovely ornaments called Greek gold? How do we know they must have been produced in Egypt during Hellenistic times, the period that coincides with the Ptolemaic dynasty? …