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Harvard Art Museum Handbook

Edited by Stephan Wolohojian

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$24.95 • £19.95 • €22.50

ISBN 9781891771507

Publication Date: 11/30/2008


288 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

270 color photographs

Harvard Art Museums


The book, edited by Stephan Wolohojian and published by the museum, presents some of the best-loved works along with lesser-known pieces from Harvard’s collection of nearly 300,000 items. The survey moves in chronological order, beginning with Egyptian statuettes of lion-headed deities dating from about 664 BC to a recent mixed-media work by Ellen Gallagher that incorporates images of pharaohs and a fur-trimmed spaceship.—Jan Gardner, The Boston Globe

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