1 edition of The glass workers of Roman London found in the catalog.
The glass workers of Roman London
J. D. Shepherd
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||John Shepherd and Angela Wardle ; with Mark Taylor and David Hill ; photography by Andy Chopping|
|Contributions||Wardle, Angela, Taylor, Mark, Hill, David, Chopping, Andy, Museum of London Archaeology|
|LC Classifications||NK5107.3 .S54 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||64 p. :|
|Number of Pages||64|
|LC Control Number||2011499283|
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The Glass Workers of Roman London This book by John Shepherd and Angela Wardle, and published by The Museum of London insummarises the information on Roman Glassworking in London, as well as discussing some of the glassworking techniques illustrated by the finds from excavations.
Roman glass objects have been recovered across the Roman Empire in domestic, industrial and funerary contexts. Glass was used primarily for the production of vessels, although mosaic tiles and window glass were also produced.
Roman glass production developed from Hellenistic technical traditions, initially concentrating on the production of intensely coloured cast glass vessels.
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The museum’s experts dated it to around A.D. 60, making this one of the. Roman glass production developed from Hellenistic technical traditions, initially concentrating on the production of intensely colored cast glass vessels.
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