The body in antiquity
The body in antiquity

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The body in antiquity


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Activity 3: Extract from Robb, J. and Harris, O, J. T. (2013) The Body in History: Europe from the Palaeolithic to the Future, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.


Roman votive face, terracotta, 200BC-200AD. Science Museum, London. Photo: Science & Society Picture Library.

Figure 1: photo © Bridgeman Images.

Figure 2: photo © Bridgeman Images.

Figure 3: photo © Walters Art Museum, Maryland.

Figure 4: photo © Sites and Photos, Israel.

Figure 5: photo © Bridgeman Images.


From radio broadcast: ‘The Art of Insult’, 30.10.91, © BBC.


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