Reference Entry

Sileen, Villa

Eve D’Ambra

in Oxford Art Online


Published online May 2009 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gao/9781884446054.article.T2080660

More Like This

Show all results sharing these subjects:

  • Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art
  • Archaeology
  • Architecture
  • Sculpture and Carving
  • African Art (Sub-Saharan)
  • Greek and Roman Art
  • Art of the Middle East and North Africa

GO

Show Summary Details

Preview

[Silene]

Roman villa in Libya. The élite of the great city of Leptis Magna built villas along the Tripolitanian coast, and the Villa Sileen, near the village of Khums(Qums) is an excellent example of this type of domestic architecture in North Africa. Discovered in 1974, the villa was inhabited in the 2nd century ...

Reference Entry.  141 words. 

Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art ; Archaeology ; Architecture ; Sculpture and Carving ; African Art (Sub-Saharan) ; Greek and Roman Art ; Art of the Middle East and North Africa

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content. subscribe or login to access all content.