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Publication Detail
Glass production in the first millennium CE: a compositional perspective
  • Publication Type:
    Chapter
  • Authors:
    Freestone I
  • Publisher:
    Edition TOPOI
  • Publication date:
    13/01/2021
  • Place of publication:
    Berlin
  • Pagination:
    245, 263
  • Volume:
    67
  • Series:
    Berlin studies of the ancient world
  • Editors:
    Klimscha F,Karlsen HJ,Hansen S,Renn J
  • ISBN-13:
    978-3-9819685-5-2
  • Status:
    Published online
  • Book title:
    Vom K√ľnstlichen Stein zum durchsichtigen Massenprodukt / From artificial stone to translucent mass-product
  • Language:
    Engish and German
  • Keywords:
    Roman, Glass, Byzantine, Islamic, Natron, Composition
Abstract
The author discusses long term-trends in glass production during the 1st millennium CE. The systematic application of scientific methods on archaeological finds demonstrates the complexity of glass production and the trade networks in glass products. Due to the limited availability of natron nearly all glass originated from Egypt and Syria-Palestine from where raw glass was distributed to secondary workshops across Europe and the Near East. This mode of production remained mostly constant during Antiquity and the early Middle Ages but a long-term decline in the availability of natron led to the restructuring of production from the 9th century onwards.
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