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Studies in Ancient Oriental Civilization (SAOC)

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SAOC 53.

Glass from Quseir al-Qadim and the Indian Ocean Trade.

C. Meyer.

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This volume is the final report on the first and second century a.d. and thirteenth and fourteenth century Islamic glass excavated at Quseir al-Qadim on the Red Sea coast of Egypt. The report not only describes the glass finds but also studies their distribution from the Red Sea to Arabia, East Africa, and India and raises some specific questions about the export of glassmaking technology and about the character of long-range trade in glass in both periods.

  • Studies in Ancient Oriental Civilization 53
  • Chicago: The Oriental Institute, 1992
  • ISBN 0-918986-66-4
  • Pp. xvi + 200, 6 figures, 21 plates
  • Paperbound 9 x 11.75 in / 23 x 30 cm
  • $45.00

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