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Riace Warriors

Riace Warriors or Riace Bronzes refer to two large bronze ancient Greek statues that were found offshore near Riace, Italy.  The statues of nude warriors were created around 460-440 B.C.E., are intact, and are known as Statue A and Statue B.       

                         

LINCCWeb Online Catalog – Search Term

  • Greek bronze (Keyword)

Call Numbers for Browsing the Shelves

  • N5300
  • NB90-NB140

Circulating Books – A Selected List

  • Boardman, John. Greek Sculpture: The Classical Period. 1991.

                                  Call Number: NB94 .B62 1991

  • Mattusch, Carol. Classical Bronzes. 1996.

                                Call Number: NB135 .M38 1996

  • Mattusch, Carol. Greek Bronze Statuary. 1988.

                                   Call Number: NB140 .M38 1988

  • Spivey, Nigel. Understanding Greek Sculpture. 1996.

                                   Call Number: NB90 .S66 1996

  • Stokstad, Marilyn. Art History (2nd Edition)-(Vol. 1). 2002. 

                                     Call Number: N5300 .S923 2002 V.1

Reference Materials

  • Bostrom, Antonia (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Sculpture. 2004.

                           Call Number: REF NB198 .E53 2004 V.3                             

o   Vol. 3, pgs. 1420-1423

  • Campbell, Gordon (Ed.). Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art & Architecture. 2007.

                               Call Number: REF N5610 .G76 2007 V. 2 

o     Vol. 2, pgs. 443-445

  • Marceau, Jo (Ed.). Art: A World History. 1998.

                               Call Number: REF N5300 .A69513 1998

o   Pgs. 62-63

  • Stewart, Andrew. Greek Sculpture: An Exploration. 1990.

                               Call Number: REF NB90 .S74 1990 V. 1 & V. 2

o   Vol. 1, pgs. 14, 29, 147-148, 253, 262

o   Vol. 2, plates 292-296

Electronic Research Databases

To access Valencia’s research databases, open your Atlas account, select ‘Search the Library’, then select ‘Databases A-Z’.

  • Academic Search Complete
  • Grove Art Online – Oxford Art Online
  • JSTOR

This Research Guide is designed to help users find information on a particular topic within the Valencia College East Campus Library.  This is by no means a comprehensive list of resources and other resources may be available on this topic.  Please check the LINCCWeb, VCC East’s online catalog, to verify the availability of circulating books within the library.  Feel free to ask a librarian for help if you need further assistance.

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