Review of O. Palagia (ed.), “Handbook of Greek Sculpture”, by Antonio Corso.
A collective work that complements Ian Sanders’ “Roman Crete”, “transferring” it to the 21st century with new information and theoretical approaches.
In the discussion of ‘archaic’ states, monumental architecture is a subject of great significance, owing mostly to its ubiquitous presence in most of the early, pristine states, which can be found in a multitude of regions around the globe, and which emerged during different periods of time.
This essay taps on archaeological, architectural and epigraphical evidence to review the Late Period of Egypt and demonstrate how it has all the elements of a vigorous, dynamic and versatile era of monumental cultural achievements.