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Ancient Glass

Author : Julian Henderson
ISBN : 9781139619370
Genre : Social Science
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This book is an interdisciplinary exploration of archaeological glass in which technological, historical, geological, chemical, and cultural aspects of the study of ancient glass are combined. The book examines why and how this unique material was invented some 4,500 years ago and considers the ritual, social, economic, and political contexts of its development. The book also provides an in-depth consideration of glass as a material, the raw materials used to make it, and its wide range of chemical compositions in both the East and the West from its invention to the seventeenth century AD. Julian Henderson focuses on three contrasting archaeological and scientific case studies: Late Bronze Age glass, late Hellenistic-early Roman glass, and Islamic glass in the Middle East. He considers in detail the provenances of ancient glass using scientific techniques and discusses a range of vessels and their uses in ancient societies.
Category: Social Science

Early Ancient Glass

Author : David F. Grose
ISBN : UOM:39076000957667
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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Definitive history reproduces 713 vessels and objects. Nearly 1,000 illustrations, 130 color.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Ancient Glass Research Along The Silk Road

Author : Fuxi Gan
ISBN : 9789812833563
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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English translation of the Chinese publication Si chou zhi lu shang de gu dai bo li yan jiu, proceedings of the 2004 Urumqi Symposium on Ancient Glass in Northern China and the 2005 Shanghai International Workshop of Archaeology of Glass, with the addition of some new information and six previously unpublished papers presented at the International Congress on Glass held in Kyoto, Japan in 2004.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Ancient Glass

Author : Frederic Neuburg
ISBN : UCAL:B3258360
Genre : Glassware, Ancient
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Category: Glassware, Ancient

A Collection Of Ancient Glass 500 Bc 500 Ad

Author : P. L. W. Arts
ISBN : 9074213219
Genre : Glass, Ancient
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De geschiedenis van de Griekse en Romeinse glaskunst aan de hand van de priv├ęcollectie Grieks en Romeins glaswerk van de auteur.
Category: Glass, Ancient


Author : Alan Macfarlane
ISBN : 0226500284
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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The role of glass in shaping the world's history, art, and scientific achievement is made plain in this fascinating study of a ubiquitous yet absolutely essential manmade substance. (History)
Category: Technology & Engineering

Ancient Glass

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ISBN : UOM:39015056652087
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
File Size : 41.39 MB
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Category: Antiques & Collectibles