Africa and Byzantium
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Published
New York : The Metropolitan Museum of Art, [2023].
Format
Book
ISBN
9781588397713, 1588397718
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352 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
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Westerly - Adult New Books
709 A
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Published
New York : The Metropolitan Museum of Art, [2023].
Language
English
ISBN
9781588397713, 1588397718

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Catalog of the exhibition Africa and Byzantium at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, from November 19, 2023-March 3, 2024; and at the Cleveland Museum of Art from April 14-July 21, 2024
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-344) and index
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"Art history has long emphasized the glories of the Byzantine Empire (circa 330-1453), but less known are the profound artistic contributions of North Africa, Egypt, Nubia, Ethiopia, and other powerful African kingdoms whose pivotal interactions with Byzantium had a lasting impact on the Mediterranean world. Bringing together a range of masterworks--from mosaic, sculpture, pottery, and metalwork to luxury objects, paintings, and religious manuscripts--this exhibition recounts Africa's central role in international networks of trade and cultural exchange. With artworks rarely or never before seen in public, Africa & Byzantium sheds new light on the staggering artistic achievements of medieval Africa. This long-overdue exhibition highlights how the continent contributed to the development of the premodern world and offers a more complete history of the vibrant multiethnic societies of north and east Africa that shaped the artistic, economic, and cultural life of Byzantium and beyond." -- Metropolitan Museum of Art website

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Achi, A. M. (2023). Africa and Byzantium . The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Achi, Andrea Myers. 2023. Africa and Byzantium. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Achi, Andrea Myers. Africa and Byzantium The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2023.

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Achi, Andrea Myers. Africa and Byzantium The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2023.

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