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Author Name    Antonaras, Anastassios & Princeton University Art Museum

Title   FIRE AND SAND Ancient Glass in the Princeton University Art Museum

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Publisher    Princeton University Art Museum & Yale University Press 2013

ISBN Number    0300179812 / 9780300179811

Seller ID   19403

Very light shelfwear else fine. ; For the first time, this important volume features nearly all of the ancient glass objects in the collection of the Princeton University Art Museum. Collected over the course of more than a century, the objects originate from locations across the eastern Mediterranean region. Taken together, the 509 ancient glass vessels and plaques provide a timeline of archaeological and cultural history from the middle of the second millennium B. C. To the rise of Islam in the 7th century. An introductory essay by award-winning scholar Anastassios Antonaras summarizes the history of Greek, Roman, and Byzantine glass, with a special emphasis on people—workers, artisans, owners, and vendors—and on the processes they used to create and decorate these artifacts. Conveniently arranged according to production technique, each entry in Fire and Sand features a color photograph, ink drawing, and detailed description. ; 398 pages

Art And Architecture Glass And Glassmaking

Price = 48.00 USD



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