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Title From mine to microscope : advances in the study of ancient technology / edited by Andrew J. Shortland, Ian C. Freestone and Thilo Rehren
Imprint Oxford, UK : Oxbow Books ; Oakville, CT : [Distributed in the U.S. by] D. Brown Bk. Co., c2009
book jacket
 傅{21426  WX T16 F931 2009    AVAILABLE    30530001025907
Descript xvi, 230 p. : ill., maps, plans ; 29 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references
Lead frits in Islamic and Hispano-Moresque glazed productions -- The emergence of ceramic technology and its evolution as revealed with the use of scientific techniques -- Neolithic pottery from Switzerland: raw materials and manufacturing processes -- Low-tech in Amalfi: provenance and date assignation of medieval Middle-Eastern pottery by application of eyeball technique -- Some implications of the use of wood ash in Chinese stoneware glazes of the 9th-12th centuries -- The Hispano-Moresque tin glazed ceramics produced in Teruel, Spain: a technology between two historical periods, 13th to 16th c. AD -- Beads beyond number: faience from the 'Isis Tomb' at Vulci, Italy -- Egyptian blue in Greek painting between 2500 and 50 BC -- Links between glazes and glass in mid-2nd millennium BC Mesopotamia and Egypt -- The fish's tale: a foreign glassworker at Amarna? -- Ancient copper red glasses: investigation and analysis by microbeam techniques -- The provenance of archaeological plant ash glasses -- Microanalysis of glass by Laser Induced Plasma Spectroscopy -- New thoughts on niello -- From mine to microbe - the Neolithic copper melting crucibles from Switzerland -- Across the wine dark seas... sailor tinkers and royal cargoes in the Late Bronze Age eastern Mediterranean -- What a long, strange trip it's been: lead isotopes and archaeology -- The juice of the pomegranate: processing and quality control of alumen in antiquity, and making sense of Pliny's Phorimon and Paraphoron -- Finding the Floorstone -- 'Sweet waste': The industrial waste from the medieval sugar refinery at the Tawahin es-Sukkar in Jordan
Subject Technology -- History -- To 1500
Industrial arts -- History -- To 1500
Industries, Prehistoric
Tools, Prehistoric
Alt Author Shortland, Andrew J
Freestone, Ian
Rehren, Thilo
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