A Corpus of Late Celtic Hanging-Bowls: with An Account of the Bowls Found in Scandinavia

A Corpus of Late Celtic Hanging-Bowls: with An Account of the Bowls Found in Scandinavia

by Rupert Bruce-Mitford
     
 

ISBN-10: 019813410X

ISBN-13: 9780198134107

Pub. Date: 10/20/2005

Publisher: Oxford University Press

A beautifully illustrated book on a fascinating and distinctive class of Celtic metalwork, which ranges from the fifth to the eleventh century, this represents the culmination of a lifetime of research by the leading scholar on this subject, and is the only fully comprehensive account cataloguing the bowls from across Britain and Europe. It also includes new

Overview

A beautifully illustrated book on a fascinating and distinctive class of Celtic metalwork, which ranges from the fifth to the eleventh century, this represents the culmination of a lifetime of research by the leading scholar on this subject, and is the only fully comprehensive account cataloguing the bowls from across Britain and Europe. It also includes new research by Dr Bruce-Mitford's co-author, Sheila Raven, on the little-known collection of bowls found in rich Viking burials abroad

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198134107
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
10/20/2005
Pages:
552
Product dimensions:
10.80(w) x 8.80(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: Introduction
1. What are hanging-bowls? The problem stated
2. About the Catalogue in Part 2: Scope and Method
3. The History of Hanging-Bowl Studies
4. Classifying the Bowls
5. The Opnework Escutcheon Group
6. The distribution and origin of hanging-bowls in the British Isles and beyond
7. The use and purpose of the hanging-bowls
8. Dating the bowls
9. Hanging-bowl finds in Scandinavia and North Europe, Sheila Raven
Classified Lists of Bowl Finds
Appendices
Part 2: The Catalogue
Introduction
The Form and Style Tables
Comparanda

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