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"Traveling Statuettes and Traveling Aristocrats? Networks of Acquisition in a Late Antique Villa in France"

Lecture by Lea Stirling

Event Details

Date
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Time
5-6 p.m.
Description
The luxury décor of the Late Roman villa of Séviac (France) includes mosaics and statuary, including heirlooms, locally-made elements, and imported items. Though most surviving fragments of statuary are physically small, they provide evidence for up to ten marble statues and statuettes, some of which originated in the East Mediterranean. Moreover, an exceptional portrait wearing an Eastern-style toga suggests a connection to the imperial court or administration. The statuary collection at Séviac
Cost
Free

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