Facebook X YouTube Instagram Pinterest NetGalley
Google Books previews are unavailable because you have chosen to turn off third party cookies for enhanced content. Visit our cookies page to review your cookie settings.

Production Technology of Faience and Related Early Vitreous Materials (Hardback)

P&S History > Archaeology > Archaeological Method & Theory

Imprint: Oxford University School of Archaeology
Pages: 232
ISBN: 9781905905126
Published: 8th October 2008
Casemate UK Academic

in_stock

£14.95 RRP £35.00

You save £20.05 (57%)


You'll be £14.95 closer to your next £10.00 credit when you purchase Production Technology of Faience and Related Early Vitreous Materials. What's this?
+£4.50 UK Delivery or free UK delivery if order is over £40
(click here for international delivery rates)

Order within the next 3 hours, 7 minutes to get your order processed the next working day!

Need a currency converter? Check XE.com for live rates



The aim of this monograph is to bring together in a single volume the results of many years of research into production technology of early vitreous materials. The vitreous materials considered are glazed steatite, faience, Egyptian blue and green frits, and glazed pottery and bricks from Egypt, the Near East, the Indus Valley and Europe spanning the period from their beginnings in the 5th millennium BC through to the Roman period. For each group of material, the emphasis is on presenting the available analytical and microstructural data which are then interpreted to provide information on the raw materials and methods of fabrication employed in their production. Where appropriate, the raw materials used in the production of these materials are compared with those used in the production of contemporary glass. By bringing together data for such a wide range of materials, geographical regions and chronological periods, similarities and differences in production technology are identified, and the pattern of technological discovery, adoption, choice and transfer is thus revealed.

There are no reviews for this book. Register or Login now and you can be the first to post a review!

Other titles in Oxford University School of Archaeology...