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Ancient Rome as a MuseumPower, Identity, and the Culture of Collecting$
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Steven Rutledge

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780199573233

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199573233.001.0001

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Museums and Muses

(p.1) One Introduction
Ancient Rome as a Museum

Steven H. Rutledge

Oxford University Press

This introductory chapter first sets out the book's purpose, which is to examine how Roman artefacts reflect Roman values. It then describes the subsequent chapters and the sources used in the study. This is followed by discussions of the praxis of objects and museum and collection studies.

Keywords:   Rome, Roman values, artefacts, praxis, museums, collection studies

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