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The Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World
John RobertsJohn Roberts

an expression applied to certain phases of Etruscan, Greek, Hellenistic, and Roman art when they appear to adopt stylistic traits characteristic of the near east. Examples include the influence of Phoenician and Cypriot silverware on Etruscan metalwork and pottery, or that of eastern textiles on the decoration of Greek ... ...

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