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Gems of Heaven: Recent Research on Engraved Gemstones in Late Antiquity, C. AD 200-600 Noël Adams

Gems of Heaven: Recent Research on Engraved Gemstones in Late Antiquity, C. AD 200-600

Noël Adams

Published September 15th 2011
ISBN : 9780861591770
Paperback
274 pages
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This is the companion volume to one devoted to recent research on Byzantine jewellery published in 2010 and forms part of a series organised under the auspices of the British Museum Byzantine Seminar Series. The conference brought together leadingMoreThis is the companion volume to one devoted to recent research on Byzantine jewellery published in 2010 and forms part of a series organised under the auspices of the British Museum Byzantine Seminar Series. The conference brought together leading scholars from Europe, the USA and the Middle East to discuss Late Antique gems and cameos. This is the first time that so many diverse papers, interdisciplinary in nature, have been assembled in a single volume and includes scientific papers addressing issues such as typology and sourcing of gemstones.