Jane Burr Carter's scientific contributions

Publications (2)

Article
In the hoard of gold, ivory, silver, and bronze objects found at Delphi in 1939 were numerous small à jour reliefs depicting mythological and epic scenes. These small reliefs can be attributed to Spartan carvers on the basis of strong stylistic ties to the ivory- and bone-carvings found at Sparta. The Delphi reliefs fit Pausanias's description of t...

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... Most recently, Splitter (2000: passim) arrived at the same date based on his detailed comparisons between the images on the 'chest' and the iconography of vase images; for the history of scholarship on this see Splitter 2000: 123-60. Ivory carvings from Sparta and Delphi, which are very close to the 'chest' in technique, subject matter and chronology, can give a good impression of what the images may have looked like(Carter 1989, also summarised by Splitter 2000: 51-3). ...