By Marian H. Feldman
Marian H. Feldman brings her twin education as an paintings historian and an archaeologist to endure at the networks that have been necessary to the stream and alternate of luxurious goods—particularly ivories and steel works—and how they have been additionally crucial to group formation. The curiosity in, and relationships to, those paintings gadgets, Feldman indicates, ended in wide-ranging interactions and changes either inside of and among groups. finally, she argues, the construction and circulate of luxurious items within the interval calls for a rethinking of our very geo-cultural belief of the Levant, in addition to its impression past what have frequently been regarded as its borders.
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Communities of Style: Portable Luxury Arts, Identity, and Collective Memory in the Iron Age Levant by Marian H. Feldman