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An investigation into technological change and organisational developments in glass production between the Byzantine and Early Islamic periods (7th-12th centuries) focussing on evidence from Israel

@inproceedings{Phelps2017AnII,
  title={An investigation into technological change and organisational developments in glass production between the Byzantine and Early Islamic periods (7th-12th centuries) focussing on evidence from Israel},
  author={M. Phelps},
  year={2017}
}
Roman-Byzantine Palestine was a major producer of glass, and while Arab Conquest of the mid-7th century had no initial effect on glass production, around the 9th-10th century a critical technological change occurred with a shift to plant ash flux. This thesis answers several unresolved questions regarding the chronology, reasons for change and origins of the technology. Around 300 glass samples taken from 7th-13th century vessels were analysed by LA-ICP-MS. Vessels were well-contextualised of… Expand

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