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Archives and Excavations: Essays on the History of Archaeological Excavations in Rome and Southern Italy from the Renaissance to the Nineteenth Century (Ilaria Bignamini (ed)) Paperback Book, (British School at Rome, 2004) 9780904152432
Archives and Excavations: Essays on the History of Archaeological Excavations in Rome and Southern Italy from the Renaissance to the Nineteenth Century (Ilaria Bignamini (ed)) Paperback Book, (British School at Rome, 2004) 9780904152432
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Title: Archives and Excavations: Essays on the History of Archaeological Excavations in Rome and Southern Italy from the Renaissance to the Nineteenth Century

Author: Bignamini, Ilaria (ed)

Publisher: British School at Rome; Publication Date: 2004

Paperback; ISBN: 9780904152432

Volumes: 1; Pages: 308

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Archives and Excavations aims to stimulate a new approach to the history of excavation by drawing attention to a vast and important area of research that has been neglected for almost a century.Table of contentsList of figures; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Preface (Paolo Liverani, Martin Kemp and Andrew Wallace-Hadrill); Introduction (Ilaria Bignamini); The Renaissance and Seventeenth Century Rescue archaeology in the Renaissance (Ian Campbell); Research in the Roman Catacombs by the Louvain antiquarian Philips van Winghe (Cornelis Schuddeboom); Archaeologies, antiquaries and the memorie of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Rome (Amanda Claridge); Excavations, collectors and scholars in seventeenth-century Rome (Ingo Herklotz); The Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries British excavations in the Papal States during the eighteenth century: Written and visual sources (Ilaria Bignamini); A painter in search of a poet: Allan Ramsay and Horace's villa, 1755-84 (Iain Gordon Brown); Charles Townley's collection of drawings and papers: A source for eighteenth-century excavations, the market and collections (Brian F Cook); How antique is antique? The restoration of mosaics for the Vatican museums (Klaus E Werner); Towns and tombs: Three-dimensional documentation of archaeological sites in the Kingdom of Naples in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries (Valentin Kockel); The Nineteenth Century Giacomo Boni's excavations in the Roman Forum as seen in the photographs of Thomas Ashby (Rita Turchetti); 'Excavations' in the Corso Vittorio Emanuele, 1885-1904: Analysis of the pre-exisiting medieval remains under the Palazzo Le Roy (Susanna Le Pera Buranelli); Discoveries at the Scala Santa: The excavations of 1852-4 (Paolo Liverani); Records of the excavations of 1836 in the Sabine necropolis of Poggio Sommavilla and of the activities of Melchiade Fossati (Georgio Filippi); The discovery of the Etruscans in the early nineteenth century: Some archival documents (Ronald T Ridley); Excavations in Etruria in the 1880s: The case of Veii (Paolo Liverani); Bibliographical notes on the contributors; Contributors' addresses; Index.
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