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Published: 26 April 2019

472 Pages | 100 images, with 23 in color

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190641351

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Domesticating Empire

Egyptian Landscapes in Pompeian Gardens

Caitlín Eilís Barrett

  • Proposes a new interpretation of the functions and meanings of "Nilotic scenes" and "Aegyptiaca" in Roman visual culture
  • Offers innovative applications of contemporary sociological, anthropological, and archaeological theory to material more often studied from a culture-historical perspective
  • Contextualizes Egyptian or Egyptian-style material culture from Roman domestic settings, specifically "Aegyptiaca" from Roman households.