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The Past in the Present

The Collection of Classical and Near Eastern Antiquities in the National Museum of Denmark

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Paperback / softback

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The Past in the Present
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The past is inextricably embeded in the present whether we are aware of it or not. The present was shaped by the thoughts and deeds of those who went before, and our daily life largely plays out on a stage set by our ancestors. The seven contributors to this volume have taken their cue from ancient artefacts of the cultures of the Mediterranean and Near East that are kept in the National Museum of Denmark. The authors explain how these items were gathered in the first place at their remote places of origin, and why the collectors deemed the objects so important that they were willing to go through considerable trouble and expense to bring them to Denmark. Also, the demonstrate how the interpretation and perceived significance, thereby sketching important stages in the formative history of the National Museum.
Release date Australia
December 1st, 2015
Contributors
Edited by Bodil Bundgaard Rasmussen Edited by John Lund
Country of Publication
Denmark
Illustrations
illus
Imprint
Nationalmuseet Antiksamlingen
Pages
166
Dimensions
185x220x15
ISBN-13
9788789438092
Product ID
2568236

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