LOFFREDA, S: Recovering Capharnaum (Studium Biblicum Franciscanum Guide: 1)

Recovering Capharnaum (Studium Biblicum Franciscanum Guide: 1), book coverLoffreda, Stanislao. Recovering Capharnaum (Studium Biblicum Franciscanum Guide: 1). Jerusalem: Franciscan Printing Press, 2001. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26046) $12.00

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Beautifully illustrated with plans, photographs and objects. Bibliography.

Capernaum was a fishing village in the time of the Hasmoneans. Located on the northern shore of the Sea of Galilee. It had a population of about 1,500. Archaeological excavations have revealed two ancient synagogues built one over the other. A church near Capernaum is said to be the home of Saint Peter. 86p.

Second edition, reprinted 2001. Original edition dated 1993.

GRANT, M: Art in the Roman Empire

Grant, Michael. Art in the Roman Empire. Routledge, 1995. ISBN: 0415120314. Unmarked. Dust jacket under clear protective cover. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26037) $16.00

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Examines significant examples of painting, portraits, architecture, mosaic, jewelry and silverware, to give a unique insight into the functions and manifestations of art in the Roman Empire. 37 illustrations. 5 maps. Notes. Bibliography. Index. 146p.

THOMPSON, DB: Miniature Sculpture From the Athenian Agora (Excavations of the Athenian Agora)

Miniature Sculpture From the Athenian Agora (Excavations of the Athenian Agora), book coverThompson, Dorothy Burr. Miniature Sculpture From the Athenian Agora (Excavations of the Athenian Agora). American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 1959. Unmarked. Second printing. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26034) $16.00

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This booklet offers a selection of the sculptured figures of humans and animals that ave been found all over the Agora, ranging in date from the earliest occupation of Athens to the end of the Late Roman period. 79 illustrations.

Miniature Sculpture From the Athenian Agora (Excavations of the Athenian Agora), inside pages

TOLEDO MUSEUM OF ART: Later Egyptian Art at Toledo (The Art of Egypt: Part 2)

Wittmann, Otto; Luckner, Kurt T. Later Egyptian Art at Toledo (The Art of Egypt: Part 2). The Toledo Museum of Art Museum Notes, 1972. Unmarked. Rubbing on cover. A few small dot labels in book. Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26018) $16.00

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Exhibition catalog. 22 B/W reproductions. Map. 24p.

ORIENTAL INSTITUTE: The Oriental Institute, The University of Chicago

The Oriental Institute, The University of Chicago, book cover The Oriental Institute, The University of Chicago 1963. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#25970) $16.00

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Booklet describing the Oriental Institute’s research. Floor plan of the Oriental Institute Museum. Specific projects include the Nippur expedition, Khirbat Al-Karak, etc. Information on staff, membership, etc. Illustrated in B/W. 40p. French flaps.

The Oriental Institute, The University of Chicago, internal pages

COMMUNE OF MURIO: The Etruscan Museum of Poggio Civitate

The Etruscan Museum of Poggio Civitate, book coverThe Commune of Murio. The Etruscan Museum of Poggio Civitate. Firenze: Le Tre Arti, 1988. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#25932) $15.00

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B/W plates. 66p. Text in English. Poggio Civitate is a hill in the commune of Murlo, Siena, Italy and the location of an ancient settlement of the Etruscan civilization. It was discovered in 1920. Excavations began in 1966. The museum displays material found in the very important Etruscan site Poggio Civitate.

CAL ACADEMY: Pacific Discovery, Treasures of Ancient Peru, California Academy of Sciences (Volume XXXI Number 4, July/August 1978)

Pacific Discovery, Treasures of Ancient Peru, California Academy of Sciences (Volume XXXI Number 4, July/August 1978). Unmarked. Illustrated. 30p. (#25922) $12.00

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Exhibition catalog from the California Academy of Sciences Peru’ Golden Treasures exhibition.

Articles on Gold, Graves, and Gods in Ancient Peru, A visit to Machu Picchu, Peruvian Textiles, Ceramic Sculptures of Ancient Peru and more.

Contributors include Patricia J. Lyon, Glynn Custred, Geraldine Lindsay, Donna M. Garaventa, and Raphael X. Reichert.

Includes Inca astronomy Sky Watcher’s Guide.