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Displaying Ancient Geography

Roberta Casagrande-Kim
p. 377-382

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On view at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World (isaw) at New York University from September 2013 to January 2014, Measuring and Mapping Space : Geographic Knowledge in Greco-Roman Antiquity (in its online version at​exhibitions/​space/​) explored the ways in which Greek and Roman societies perceived and represented both the known and the unknown worlds (Fig. 1). The show introduced the visitors to the complex world of ancient geography by displaying thirty-eight objects on loan from The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Watson Library at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The New York Public Library, The Morgan Library and Museum, The American Numismatic Society, Houghton Library at Harvard University, and the Rare Book and Manuscript Library and Butler Library at Columbia University. Additionally, a 1 :1 replica of the so-called Peutinger Map (Codex Vindobonensis 324) was reconstructed in the galleries from high-resolution scans of the remaining parchmen...

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Roberta Casagrande-Kim

Post Doctoral Curatorial Associate,
Institute for the Study of the Ancient World,
NYU University

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