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Ancient portraits

William Hayes Ackland Memorial Art Center.

Ancient portraits

a show of Greek, Etruscan and Roman sculptured portraits in honor of the seventieth birthday of T.R.S. Broughton : Ackland Art Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, April 5-May 17, 1970.

by William Hayes Ackland Memorial Art Center.

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Published by The Center in [Chapel Hill, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Portraits, Ancient -- Exhibitions.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    GenreExhibitions.
    ContributionsBroughton, T. Robert S. 1900-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN7580 .N67
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[60] p. :
    Number of Pages60
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20726040M

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