Annales Du 17e Congrès D'Associationi Internationale Pour L'histoire Du Verre

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Koen Janssens
Asp / Vubpress / Upa, 2009 - Antiques & Collectibles - 704 pages
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The 17th congress of the Association Internationale pour l'Histoire du Verre (AIHV), held in Antwerp, Belgium from 4 to 8 September 2006, brought together scholars from all over the world specialized in the history of glass. AIHV is an international organisation whose membership spans the globe, from Los Angeles to Tokyo and from Helsinki to Adelaide. Since its creation 50 years ago, AIHV members have studied and reported on the extraordinary development of glass in all historical periods in the Annales of the AIHV. Next to containing numerous contributions on the use, manufacture and trade of glass in the Antique period, also the importance of glass in more recent historical periods, starting from the 15th century and ending in the 21st century, are dealt with in detail. Additionally, apart from contributions on stained glass, on glass decoration and the use of enamelling, a substantial series of papers dealing with the chemical analysis of glass form part of this proceedings volume.
 

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Contents

Préface MarieDominique Nenna
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Socioeconomic observations on the history of ancient glass Dan P Barag
3
the Phrygians make glass? Sources of molded glass at Iron Age and Hellenistic
21
An archaeological and scientific study of Mycenaean glass from ElateiaAlonaki
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Glass coffins and other transparent riddles E Marianne Stern
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A hareinaflask from Dion Macedonia Anastasios C Antonaras
70
two Roman workshops of black glass
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K. Janssens is a lecturer and researcher in the chemistry department at the University of Antwerp.

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