Amathus sarcophagus

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Amathus sarcophagus
Limestone sarcophagus- the Amathus sarcophagus MET DT352.jpg

The Amathus sarcophagus is a Cypriot sarcophagus that likely held a king of Amathus. Its sides show procession scenes, and typify Cypriot, Greek, and Near Eastern styles of the mid-fifth century BCE.

General references

  • Aruz, Joan; Seymour, Michael (2016). Assyria to Iberia: Art and Culture in the Iron Age. Metropolitan Museum of Art. pp. 259–. ISBN 978-1-58839-606-8.
  • Gruen, Erich S. (2011). Cultural Identity in the Ancient Mediterranean. Getty Publications. p. 163. ISBN 978-0-89236-969-0.
  • Hermary, Antoine; Mertens, Joan R. (2014). The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Stone Sculpture. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. pp. 366–. ISBN 978-1-58839-550-4.
  • Konnari, Angel Nicolaou; Schabel, Chris (2015). Lemesos: A History of Limassol in Cyprus from Antiquity to the Ottoman Conquest. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. pp. 3, 26. ISBN 978-1-4438-8462-4.

External links

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