Gesichtsurnen - Menschenbilder der Vergangenheit

Face Urns - Human Images of the Past
Jutta Kneisel
Hrsg. Jutta Kneisel, Marzena Szmyt, Claus von Carnap-Bornheim und Johannes Müller

Faces fascinate us. Especially those from the past. Consequently, facial representations have been of great interest for collectors and museums for a long time.
In the bronze and iron ages faces are predominantly found on funerary vessels. This book presents recent research findings on face urns. This richly illustrated publication provides a deeper look into social life 3000 years ago. 
Who was the prominent woman? Which role did the old man play? We get to know children and warriors, as well as trade and exchange networks which traversed Europe even back then. 
For this research, facial recognition and meanings of faces are vital parts. 

Habelt-Verlag 2019
ISBN 978-3-7749-4197-7