Archaeology Under Dictatorship by Michael L. Galaty

By Michael L. Galaty

This quantity presents a theoretical foundation for figuring out the categorical results of totalitarian dictatorship upon the perform of archaeology, either in the course of and after the dictator's reign. The 9 essays discover studies from each nook of the Mediterranean. With its wide-range of case-studies and powerful theoretical orientation, this quantity is a tremendous improve within the research of the heritage and politics of archaeology.

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The Temple of Hathor had a sculpted relief at the back of Cleopatra and her son by Julius Caesar, Caesarion. In November 1934 Bagnani "went off to Dendera by car with Michel and spent the day there measuring the reliefs and choosing the scenes that are worth reproducing for the Mostra Augustea. I think it will be better if they don't try and get too much but simply one or two really surprising pieces like the Cleopatra and Caesarion which stands over 6 metres high and about 10 in length. Where they will put it God only knows but it would make a wonderful effect in the main hall of the Palazzo dell'Esposizione which is apparently the place they are going to have it.

According to Bagnani's letters, the 1931 season was a struggle financially: Paribeni would have held back 60,000 lire if Anti had not already committed to bring out Bagnani. "When I come back 1 shall have to go up to Turin since Anti has given me some of the material of last season to publish. It is rather a wheeze and will make Farina furious. He is already taking it rather badly that he is not out here this year. ] It is only by luck that 1 am since at the very last moment Paribeni tried to do Anti out of 60,000 lire and had I not been already about to come out, I might have been stopped.

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