Silver from the Louvre: Boscoreale Treasure. Catalogue of the exhibitionMay 22nd  August 23th, 2015 Sofia, National Museum of Archaeology.

The catalogue presents one of the largest silver Roman treasures in the collections of the Louvre Museum. Boscoreale is located in Italy, in the region of Mt. Vesuvius. The treasure was hidden in the Roman villa della Pisanella buried under the deluge of volcanic ash in AD 79. The thirty items presented in the catalogue are part of the set  vessels for eating and drinking, complemented by a pair of gold earrings. The world-famous Africa is among them. The finds impress with their exquisite craftsmanship and are valuable source for the cultural development during the Roman period.

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Table of contents 

Le trésor de Boscoreale

C. Giroire. De Boscoreale à Paris, le destin singulier d’un trésor d’argenterie

Fl. Specque, C. Giroire. Le service d’argenterie du trésor de Boscoreale

Banquet à Rome antique

P. Andreeva. L’espace reserve au banquet: le triclinium

A. Barbet. Scene peinte du tombeau de Vestorius Priscus

N. Sharankov. Luxe et argenterie: le point de vue des auteurs romains

P. Andreeva. Aliments et boissons sur la table romaine

La dame aux boucles d’oreilles

A.-M. Sodo. Maxima?

Gr. Stefani. Moulages de la region du Vésuve

Catalogue [Fl. Speque]

Appendice

G. Kabakchieva. L’argenterie des provinces romaines de Mésie et de Thrace

Bibliographie

 

Сребро в Лувъра. Съкровището от Боскореале 

Details
Publisher National institute of archaeology with museum (Bulgarian academy of sciences)
Language French, Bulgarian
Pages 112
Illustrations color figures
Binding paperback
ISBN 978-954-9472-40-0
Creation date 2015
Size 16 х 24 cm

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