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Etruscan chimera

Lyn Hamilton

Etruscan chimera

an archaeological mystery

by Lyn Hamilton

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Published by Berkley Prime Crime in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Italy
    • Subjects:
    • McClintoch, Lara (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.,
    • Antique dealers -- Fiction.,
    • Archaeological thefts -- Fiction.,
    • Etruscans -- Fiction.,
    • Antiquities -- Collection and preservation -- Fiction.,
    • Women detectives -- Italy -- Fiction.,
    • Italy -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLyn Hamilton.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.H323 E87 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination293 p. :
      Number of Pages293
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3956380M
      LC Control Number2001058974

      Genre/Form: Ausstellung Exhibition catalogs Los Angeles (Calif., ) Exhibitions: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Chimera di Arezzo. English. The Etruscan civilization (/ ɪ ˈ t r ʌ s k ən /) was a civilization of ancient Italy whose territory covered roughly what is now Tuscany, western Umbria, and northern Lazio, as well as parts of what are now the Po Valley, Emilia-Romagna, south-eastern Lombardy, southern Veneto, and Campania.. The earliest evidence of a culture that is identifiably Etruscan dates from about BC.

      Get this from a library! The Etruscan chimera: an archaeological mystery. [Lyn Hamilton] -- When antiques dealer Lara McClintoch journeys to Tuscany at the behest of a client who hires her to purchase an obscure Etruscan sculpture, she stumbles into the dark side of sunny Italy when a. The Chimera (/ k ɪ ˈ m ɪər ə / or / k aɪ ˈ m ɪər ə /, also Chimaera (Chimæra); Greek: Χίμαιρα, Chímaira "she-goat") according to Greek mythology, was a monstrous fire-breathing hybrid creature of Lycia in Asia Minor, composed of the parts of more than one is usually depicted as a lion, with the head of a goat protruding from its back, and a tail that might end with.

      The Chimera of Arezzo is a bronze statue which was found in Arezzo, in Italy, in Of Etruscan origin, probably from 5th century BC, it is one of the most beautiful examples we have of ancient Etruscan is at present at the Archeological Museum in Firenze, Italy. These notes do not attempt to be an exhaustive study on the subject, but only to collect the main facts known about this. Midwest Book Review. In Canadian Hamilton s alluring seventh archeological novel (after s The Etruscan Chimera), her globe-trotting American antiques dealer and sleuth, Lara McClintock, goes on a buying trip to Thailand, where she also tries to track down William Beauchamp, a fellow dealer who s .


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Her latest work, THE ETRUSCAN CHIMERA is Etruscan chimera book conspiracy buff's delight. The supporting cast have schemes within plots that Lara innocently and unwilling participates in them.

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The supporting cast have schemes within plots that Lara innocently and unwilling participates in them. This is one mystery that will take a genius to solve. Harriet Klausner.

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This volume is the catalog of the exhibition The Chimera of Arezzo, displayed at the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa in Los Angeles from July 16th, to February 8th, Discovered outside of Porta S. Lorentino in Arezzo inthis impressive Etruscan bronze dates back to the 5th century B.C.

and is usually housed in the Museo Archeologico Nazionale in Florence. The Chimera of Arezzo is a bronze statue sculpted by the Etruscans of northern and central Italy during the 5th-4th century BCE. The creature is the fire-breathing monster from Greek mythology which has the head of a lion, tail of a snake, and a goat's head protruding from its back.

The menacing statue was discovered in Arezzo in Tuscany, Italy and is often cited as the finest example of. Etruscan (/ ɪ ˈ t r ʌ s k ən / ih-TRUS-kən) was the language of the Etruscan civilization, in Italy, in the ancient region of Etruria (modern Tuscany plus western Umbria and northern Latium) and in parts of Corsica, Emilia-Romagna, Veneto, Lombardy and an influenced Latin, but eventually was completely superseded by Etruscans left aro inscriptions which.

The Liber Linteus Zagrabiensis (Latin for "Linen Book of Zagreb", also rarely known as Liber Agramensis, "Book of Agram") is the longest Etruscan text and the only extant linen book, dated to the 3rd century BCE. It remains mostly untranslated because of the lack of knowledge about the Etruscan language, though the few words which can be understood indicate that the text is most likely a.

Buy a cheap copy of The Etruscan Chimera (Archaeological book by Lyn Hamilton. Lara's negotiations to buy a certain Etruscan sculpture come to an abrupt end when the owner turns up dead in his own Etruscan tomb. Now, Lara must search for that Free shipping over $/5(5).

In Rome, reclusive billionaire Crawford Lake hires Lara to get him the Bellerophon, a rare companion piece to the Chimera of Arezzo, one of the great Etruscan art treasures.

Lara sets out to secure the Bellerophon from the collector who owns it, Robert Godard. There's just one hitch she's sure it's a fake. THE ETRUSCAN CHIMERA: An Archaeological Mystery Lyn Hamilton, Author. Berkley Prime Crime $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author Buy this book Canadian.

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Brand: Bev Editions. Antiques dealer Lara McClintoch (The African Quest,etc.) finds herself in a B-movie scenario when her escort to an appointment in Rome with reclusive billionaire Crawford Lake blindfolds her.

Melodrama continues to attend her like Hitchcock on a bad day once Lake hires her to buy an ancient Etruscan statue from French collector Robert Goddard. In Rome, a reclusive billionaire businessman asks antiques dealer Lara McClintoch to find a rare Etruscan artifact for his collection.

Lara likes the idea of visiting the beautiful hill towns of Tuscany on an expense account. But when strange men start following her, an eccentric collector dies suddenly, and a strange package turns up in her car, Lara feels evil closing in on her.

The Chimaera of Arezzo traces the myth of Bellerophon and the Chimaera—the legendary fire-breathing monster comprised of a lion, a goat, and a serpent—over five centuries of classical art. It features the magnificent Chimaera of Arezzo, a large-scale Etruscan bronze statue on loan from the National Archaeological Museum in Florence.

Contemporary artist Diego Bocelli was inspired by Etruscan art to create the works that decorate this room. The protagonists are above all scenes of daily life of the Etruscan people, an ancient inhabitant of our territory: among the images represented you can see players and dancers but also depictions of the Etruscan chimera of Arezzo.

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At about the time an Etruscan sculptor cast the Chimera of Arezzo, Rome began to appropriate Etruscan territory. Veii fell to the Romans in bce after a terrible year siege. The Tarquinians forged a peace treaty with the Romans in bce, but by the beginning of the next century, Rome had annexed Tarquinia too, and in bce, the.Tarquin The Etruscan.

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