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Primary glass from Israel and the production of glass in Late Antiquity and the early Islamic period
On presente les resultats des analyses des elements majeurs de blocs de verre et de quelques fragments de vaisselle en verre provenant d'une serie de sites d'Israel, datant de l'epoque byzantine etExpand
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The role of liquid immiscibility in the genesis of carbonatites — An experimental study
AbstractThe two-liquid field between alkali-carbonate liquids and phonolite or nephelinite magmas from the Oldoinyo Lengai volcano has been determined between 0.7 and 7.6 kb and 900°–1,250° C. TheExpand
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The Lycurgus Cup — A Roman nanotechnology
The Lycurgus Cup (fig 1) represents one of the outstanding achievements of the ancient glass industry. This late Roman cut glass vessel is extraordinary in several respects, firstly in the method ofExpand
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Glass production in Late Antiquity and the Early Islamic period: a geochemical perspective
  • I. Freestone
  • Geology
  • Geological Society, London, Special Publications
  • 2006
Abstract First millennium ad glass production was divided between a relatively small number of workshops that made raw glass and a large number of secondary workshops that fabricated vessels. GlassExpand
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Natron as a flux in the early vitreous materials industry: sources, beginnings and reasons for decline
Abstract Natron deposits, the best known of which being those at Wadi Natrun in Egypt, have been used as the flux in the production of vitreous materials from the early 4th millennium BC onwards. InExpand
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Strontium isotopes in the investigation of early glass production: Byzantine and early islamic glass from the Near East
Sr-87\Sr-86 ratios have been determined for glasses from four production sites, dated to between the sixth and the 11th centuries, in the Eastern Mediterranean region. On the basis of elementalExpand
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The origins of Byzantine glass from Maroni Petrera, Cyprus
Nineteen glasses from Maroni Petrera, Cyprus, dating to the sixth–seventh centuries ad, have been analysed by energy-dispersive X-ray analysis in the scanning electron microscope for major and minorExpand
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The Provenance of Ancient Glass through Compositional Analysis
Recent developments in the understanding of the low-magnesia soda-lime-silica or “natron” glasses of the first millennium A.D. are reviewed. It appears that glass production was divided between aExpand
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Lead glazes in antiquity - Methods of production and reasons for use
Transparent high lead and tin-opacified lead-alkali glazes have been extensively used throughout Europe and the Near East from their first appearance in the Roman era and the tenth- toExpand
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