Based on papers presented at the twenty-first British Museum Classical Colloquium in December 1997, this volume presents important research on Greek activity and influence in the east, with some papers having been brought up to date for publication.
Alexandra Villing is a Curator in the Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities in the British Museum. Her special interests are Greek art and archaeology. She is currently working on pottery from the Greek trading-post of Naukratis in Egypt. Her other publications include Classical Athens, published by the British Museum Press in 2005.