6 edition of Ancient Glass found in the catalog.
February 25, 2007
by National Museums of Scotland
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In this book, Dr. Moorey reviews briefly the textual evidence, and then goes on to examine in detail the material evidence for a wide range of crafts using stones, both common and ornamental, animal products--from hippopotamus ivory to ostrich egg-shells--ceramics, glazed materials and glass, metals, and building materials.3/5(4). The Glass Collector by Anna Perera takes place in hot and dusty Egypt. This book takes readers into the real life trash cities located in Cairo. A fifteen year old boy named Aaron has a job as a Zabbaleen, or trash collector in Arabic/5.
This volume describes the uses of glass and glassmaking in the ancient world, from their origins in Mesopotamia and Egypt to developments in the late Roman Empire. The first half of this exquisitely illustrated book examines the earliest techniques for making . 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, years ago and considers the ritual, social, economic, and political contexts /5(2).
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Ancient glass objects and vessels of the Mediterranean region occupy a prominent position within the collection of classical antiquities at the Yale University Art Gallery. Indeed, Yale’s holdings of ancient glass, built up over seven decades, rank among the largest and best in the Size: 1MB.
Starting ten thousand years ago with its invention in the Near East, Macfarlane and Martin trace the history of glass and its uses from the ancient civilizations of India, China, and Rome through western Europe during the Renaissance, Enlightenment, and Industrial Revolution, and finally up Cited by: Ancient History Encyclopedia receives a small commission for each book sold through our affiliate partners.
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This book aims to provide sufficient data to ground and intelligent appreciation of such remains of stained and painted glass older than as are still to be found in ancient buildings.
The connection between glass-painting and the other arts ancillary to architecture is touch upon with special reference to their common objects and use. GLASS BOOKS RECOMMENDED This book replaces a small, out-of-print volume containing a selection of ancient Roman glass from the Museum’s collection.
It improves on that book by adding Islamic glass and new acquisitions while expanding greatly the chronological scope. The book is like a handbook to Corning’s archaeological glass collections of ancient glass. The history of glass-making dates back to at least 3, BC in Mesopotamia, however some claim they may have been producing copies of glass objects from Egypt.
Other archaeological evidence suggests that the first true glass was made in coastal north Syria, Mesopotamia or Egypt. The earliest known glass objects, of the mid 2, BC, were beads, perhaps initially created as the accidental by. A variety of aspects of ancient glass is discussed including principally archaeology, history, chemical analysis, materials science, geology and botany.
The aims of the book are to explore these aspects by using a combination of focused studies and case studies in a variety of ancient and historical periods.
Read and learn for free about the following article: Glassmaking: history and techniques If you're seeing this message, it means we're having trouble loading external resources on our website.
If you're behind a web filter, please make sure that the domains * and * are unblocked. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Neuburg, Frederic. Ancient glass. London, Barrie & Rockliff, (OCoLC) Document Type. The methods used to shape ancient glass consisted of heating it in open molds (casting).
Some earliest works in the Museum’s collection, such as a pendant cast in the shape of a fertile woman [ ], and a portrait of Pharaoh Akhenaten [ ], exemplify these early manufacturing efforts. Feb 9, - Explore suzq's board "Ancient Egypt - Stained Glass", followed by people on Pinterest.
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Glass book. Read 2, reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Crank. Glass. Ice. Crystal. Whatever you call it, it's all the same: a mon /5. Ancient Glass at the Newark Museum. From the Eugene Schaefer Collection of Antiquities by Auth, Susan H.
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Kelly Crosser Alge Studio~ EST Fused and kiln-formed glass art, national instructor in glass powder /5(42). This is a study of the procurement and processing of raw materials employed by the ancient Egyptians over the five millennia of the Predynastic and Pharaonic periods (c BC).
During this time, not only were there variations in the preferred materials for particular types of artefacts, but also gradual processes of technological change, and the industries of the Chalcolithic period were Reviews: 3.
The peoples of the Roman Empire used more glass than any other ancient civilization. Thanks to the discovery of glassblowing in the Syro-Palestinian region during the first century B.C., glass vessels became commonplace throughout the empire by the first century A.D.
and from time to time were exported to places as far afield as Scandinavia and the Far East. This site is to share the beauty of glass with whomever is interested in it.
This is not a commercial site. The middle post is: Examples from The Allaire Collection of Glass and other glass collections.
The Right Side (called Pages) are: Notes of interest on Glass, Private Collections and Museum Collections. To be notified of our new posts click on “Follow” at the bottom of the screen. The Munsell Bead Color Book is used by archaeologists to classify the color of ancient colored glass beads used for trade in the Viking Age.
Matthew Delvaux, who is researching the slave trade of the Viking Age with the History Department at Boston College, explains the challenges of. 29 ROMAN GLASS ARYBALLOS Eastern Mediterranean second half OF i-II CENTURY A. D. Clear, light blue-green glass. Spherical body with flattened base and short cylindrical neck; rim folded out, down and up, and beveled on top.Beside Phoenicians, ancient Egyptians also knew the secrets of glass production and they used glass like materials long before the production of glass glass beads, which people used for necklaces was the first glass.
Decorative glass was very difficult to produce and was quite rare. In ancient time glass was made from sand quartz and the ancients were using some very complex.The Museum of Ancient Glass is situated in the renewed Cosmacendi house and an added structure, annex in the courtyard of the existing building which consists of a basement, ground floor, first floor and attic with the surface of ,4 m2 (gross).
Annex consists of a basement, ground floor and first floor with the surface of ,8 m2 (gross).