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The Resource Amber and the ancient world, Faya Causey

Amber and the ancient world, Faya Causey

Label
Amber and the ancient world
Title
Amber and the ancient world
Statement of responsibility
Faya Causey
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Causey, Faya
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
J. Paul Getty Museum
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Amber
  • Amber
  • Amber
  • Civilization, Ancient
  • Mediterranean Region
  • Mediterranean Region
  • Italy
  • Italy
Label
Amber and the ancient world, Faya Causey
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Based on introduction to online catalogue of ancient carved amber in the J. Paul Getty Museum
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Jewelry : never just jewelry -- Amber magic? -- What is amber? -- Where is amber found -- The properties of amber -- Ancient names for amber -- Color and other optical characteristics : ancient perception and reception -- Ancient literary sources on the origins of amber -- Amber and forgery -- The ancient transport of amber -- Literary sources on the use of amber -- Amber medicine, amber amulets -- Archeological evidence for the use of figured amber : three periods of abundance -- The working of amber : ancient evidence and modern analysis -- The production of ancient figured amber objects
Control code
ocn711050716
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
152 p.
Isbn
9781606060827
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2011013719
Other physical details
col. ill., col. map
System control number
(OCoLC)711050716
Label
Amber and the ancient world, Faya Causey
Publication
Note
Based on introduction to online catalogue of ancient carved amber in the J. Paul Getty Museum
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Jewelry : never just jewelry -- Amber magic? -- What is amber? -- Where is amber found -- The properties of amber -- Ancient names for amber -- Color and other optical characteristics : ancient perception and reception -- Ancient literary sources on the origins of amber -- Amber and forgery -- The ancient transport of amber -- Literary sources on the use of amber -- Amber medicine, amber amulets -- Archeological evidence for the use of figured amber : three periods of abundance -- The working of amber : ancient evidence and modern analysis -- The production of ancient figured amber objects
Control code
ocn711050716
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
152 p.
Isbn
9781606060827
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2011013719
Other physical details
col. ill., col. map
System control number
(OCoLC)711050716

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