Glass from Quseir Al-Qadim and the Indian Ocean Trade

Glass from Quseir Al-Qadim and the Indian Ocean Trade

by Carol Meyer
     
 

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780918986870
Publisher:
The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago
Publication date:
01/01/1992
Series:
Oriental Institute Of The University Of Chicago Series, #53
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
8.87(w) x 11.72(h) x 0.74(d)

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