Collectors, Scholars, and Forgers in the Ancient World
focuses on the fascination which works of art, texts, and
antiquarian objects inspired in Greeks and Romans in antiquity and
draws parallels with other cultures and eras to offer contexts for
understanding that fascination. Statues, bronze weapons, books, and
bones might have been prized for various reasons: because they had
religious value, were the work of highly regarded artists and
writers, had... more...