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Egypt in Italy: Visions of Egypt in Roman Imperial Culture
This book examines the appetite for Egyptian and Egyptian-looking artwork in Italy during the century following Rome's annexation of Aegyptus as a province. In the early imperial period, Roman interest in Egyptian culture was widespread, as evidenced by works ranging from the monumental obelisks, brought to the capital over the Mediterranean Sea by the emperors, to locally ...more
Kindle Edition, 261 pages
Published March 31st 2015 by Cambridge University Press
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