Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Harry N Abrams Inc, 2000. Cloth/hard Cover. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Fine / Fine. Item #016540
305p. bibliography. The richest collection outside of Cyprus of Cypriot antiquities. Built up by General Luigi Palma di Cesnola as the first director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, he acquired most of the art between 1879 and 1900 with works dating from 2500 B.C. to A.D. 300. Over 450 color images with map of the regions from which the art was acquired, this represents an essential item for a knowledge of the art of Cyprus in antiquity in all its forms.