For our fifth instalment of this series of posts on unexpected juxtapositions in the Imagining the Divine exhibition at the Ashmolean Museum, Maria Lidova is struck by two very different objects in the first gallery that tackle similar themes of death and marriage.
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The third in a series of weekly instalments featuring insights from the authors of ‘Images of Mithra‘, published in March 2017, questions what we can learn from seemingly the most permanent of all Mithraic remains – sculptures carved into the living rock.
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Stefanie Lenk talks about her most recent research trip to Algeria in the company of nine fellow academics from Oxford and the British Museum, and discusses some the highlights of the trip for her own work on Late Antique baptisteries.
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