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Lapis Lazuli from the Kiln: Glass and Glassmaking in the Late Bronze Age (Studies in Archaeological Sciences)

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Lapis Lazuli from the Kiln examines the history of the first glass, from its early sporadic occurrence, through the height of its production in the late second millennium BCE, to its disappearance at the end of that millennium. The book draws on an exceptionally wide range of sources including ancient texts detailing recipes and trade in glass, iconographic depictions in tombs and temples, archaeological excavation of the most important sites including Amarna and Qantir, and the description of the glass objects themselves.

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ISBN:
9789058676917
Author:
Shortland, Andrew
Publisher:
Leuven University Press
Subject:
Archaeology
Subject:
Archaeology-General
Series:
Studies in Archaeological Sciences
Publication Date:
20120131
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Pages:
160

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"Synopsis" by , Lapis Lazuli from the Kiln examines the history of the first glass, from its early sporadic occurrence, through the height of its production in the late second millennium BCE, to its disappearance at the end of that millennium. The book draws on an exceptionally wide range of sources including ancient texts detailing recipes and trade in glass, iconographic depictions in tombs and temples, archaeological excavation of the most important sites including Amarna and Qantir, and the description of the glass objects themselves.
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