Persia and the West

An Archaeological Investigation of the Genesis of Achaemenid Art


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ISBN: 9780500051023 Category:

John Boardman

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Weight 1174 g
Dimensions 19.7 x 26.5 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 17 July 2000
Number of pages 256
Format Hardback
Dimensions 19.7 x 26.5 cm
Weight 1174 g
Sir John Boardman was born in 1927, and educated at Chigwell School and Magdalene College, Cambridge. He spent several years in Greece, three of them as Assistant Director of the British School of Archaeology at Athens, and he has excavated in Smyrna, Crete, Chios and Libya. For four years he was an Assistant Keeper in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, and he subsequently became Reader in Classical Archaeology and Fellow of Merton College, Oxford. He is now Lincoln Professor Emeritus of Classical Archaeology and Art in Oxford, and a Fellow of the British Academy, from whom he received the Kenyon Medal in 1995. He was awarded the Onassis Prize for Humanities in 2009. Professor Boardman has written widely on the art and archaeology of Ancient Greece.