Journals Higher Education
Important OUP's Response to COVID-19 Learn more



Published: 03 May 2016

608 Pages | 238 illus., 8 pp. of color plates, & 8 maps

10.9 x 8.6 inches

ISBN: 9780198746454

Bookseller Code (06)

Figured Tombstones from Macedonia, Fifth-First Century BC

Myrina Kalaitzi

Oxford Monographs on Classical Archaeology

  • The first compilation of a substantial body of material from ancient Macedonia, comprising stone funerary monuments, or stelai, which feature figured representations of the deceased and their relatives
  • Combines a traditional, art-historical approach with a contemporary perspective, placing archaeological material in its historical and social context
  • Utilizes interdisciplinary analysis to move beyond artistic evaluation and consider the social history and wider meaning of the funerary monuments
  • Richly illustrated with a comprehensive image catalogue including a sixteen-page color plates section