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SEX OR SYMBOL? EROTIC IMAGES OF GREECE AND ROME

By: Johns, Catherine

Price: ¥1,500.00

Publisher: British Museum Press: 1990

Seller ID: RWARE0000026401

ISBN: 0714117137

Condition: Near Fine


A tight clean softcover, no markings throughout, NOT an ex-library edition: Investigating overt sexual representations in the art of Greek and Roman life, Johns explains that many of the objects which Victorians found shocking were not all intended to have an erotic purpose. Many had a religious and apotropaic function, and also shed light on social mores of the time. View more info