Ancient Roman Sculpture
Credit Hours:
3

Sculpture produced in Rome and the Roman Empire from 200 BC to AD 330 with an emphasis on portraiture, mythological statuary, and state reliefs. Topics of interest include materials and techniques, ancient display and function, literary descriptions of statuary, Roman viewers, and the modern historiography and reception of Roman marble statuary. Recent discoveries, current methodological approaches, and new research are critically examined.

Prerequisites:
Two ARHI 3000-level courses or CLAS 1000 or CLAS 1000H or CLAS 1010 or CLAS 1010H or CLAS 1020 or CLAS1020H or CLAS 2000 or CLAS 4350 or CLAS 4400