From Mine to Microscope: Advances in the Study of Ancient by Andrew J. Shortland,Ian Freestone,Thilo Rehren

By Andrew J. Shortland,Ian Freestone,Thilo Rehren

These twenty papers devoted to Mike Tite concentration upon the translation of historical artefacts and applied sciences, relatively in the course of the program of fabrics research. tools from the human eye to mass spectrometry offer insights right into a diversity of applied sciences starting from classical alum extraction to Bronze Age wall portray, and canopy fabrics as different as niello, flint, bronze, glass and ceramic. Ranging chronologically from the Neolithic via to the medieval interval, and geographically from Britain to China, those case reviews offer an extraordinary review to be able to be of price to scholars, lecturers and researchers with an curiosity in early fabric culture.

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