Hammering Techniques in Greek and Roman Jewellery and Toreutics

Author: Michail Yu Treister

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004121508

Category: History

Page: 617

View: 8120

This reference work which brings together tools of ancient toreuts (matrices, punches) and actual finds of hammered metalwork offers new complex approaches to study a particular technique of Greek, Roman and relaterd toreutics and jewellery manufacture.

Greco-Scythian Art and the Birth of Eurasia

From Classical Antiquity to Russian Modernity

Author: Caspar Meyer

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 019968233X

Category: Art

Page: 431

View: 1286

Drawing on evidence from archaeology, art history, and textual sources to contextualize Greco-Scythian metalwork in ancient society, Meyer offers unique introductions to the archaeology of Scythia and its ties to Asia and classical Greece, modern museum and visual culture studies, and the intellectual history of classics in Russia and the West.

Achaemenid Culture and Local traditions in Anatolia, Southern Caucasus and Iran

New Discoveries

Author: Askold Ivantchik,Vakhtang Licheli

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9047423984

Category: Social Science

Page: 160

View: 6521

This book contains articles concerning relationship between the ‘imperial’ culture of the Achaemenids and local traditions, including a publication of the unique painting from Tatarl? in Western Anatolia and the results of recent excavations in the Southern Caucasus and Iran. Originally published as issue 3-4 of Volume 13 (2007) of Brill's journal Ancient Civilizations from Scythia to Siberia.

Pontus and the Outside World

Studies in Black Sea History, Historiography, and Archaeology

Author: C. J. Tuplin

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004121546

Category: History

Page: 288

View: 9017

This volume deploys both written (epigraphic, papyrological and literary) and archaeological (pottery, metalwork) evidence to cast new light on the economic, cultural and political contacts between Pontus and the Mediterranean world in the archaic, classical, Hellenistic and Roman periods.

Ancient West and East

Author: Gocha R. Tsetskhladze

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004128392

Category: History

Page: 282

View: 2974

This work is a bi-annual devoted to the study of the history and archaeology of the periphery of the Graeco-Roman world, concentrating on local societies and cultures and their interaction with the Graeco-Roman, Near Eastern and early Byzantine worlds.

Silk Road Art and Archaeology

Journal of the Institute of Silk Road Studies, Kamakura

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: Art, Ancient

Page: N.A

View: 3726

Hellenistic Gold Eros Jewellery

Technique, Style and Chronology

Author: Monica M. Jackson

Publisher: British Archaeological Reports Limited


Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 240

View: 7324

This work presents systematic and objective examination of the large corpus of Hellenistic gold Eros jewellery. By focusing on the question of the interconnections between the major centres of production - Egypt, South Italy and South Russia, Western Asia Minor, Greece and Syria a number of regional schools and new jewellery groups are identified. The keys to the discussion are the well documented find contexts from Northern Greece, South Italy and Tel Atrib (Egypt) that make it possible to arrive at a relative chronology for a particular type of Eros, found throughout the Hellenistic world. The morphological, stylistic, iconographic and technical continuities between Hellenistic jewellery and in particular the Eros motif ensure the successful use of this methodology. Evidence from Koroni in Attica and from several South Italian tomb groups has been examined in detail and dated, according to the methodology described above to ca. 240 BC. The study includes a discussion of the significance of Eros in the Hellenistic period. The study has shown the value of Eros jewellery as an indicator of the cultural life of the Hellenistic world - its values, literature and basic lore about nature and the arts. The Eros motif and its morphological lineage are traced through related depictions in contemporaneous decorative arts. The catalogue has brought together as much material as possible to establish a typology and chronology of Eros jewellery in the hope that it will provide the maximum amount of information for future studies. 32 plates, including 12 in colour, illustrate the work.

Greeks and natives in the Cimmerian Bosporus, 7th-1st centuries BC

proceedings of the international conferenece , October 2000, Taman, Russia

Author: Sergei L. Solovyov

Publisher: British Archaeological Reports Ltd


Category: Social Science

Page: 175

View: 5144

28 papers from an international conference held in Taman, Russia, in 2000. Contents: 1) Sinopean Amphorae, South-East and North-West (J. G. de Boer); 2) Attic Art of Fifth and Fourth Centuries BC and Art of the Cimmerian Bosporus (Jan Bouzek); 3) The Sindians of the Taman Peninsula ca. 400 BC: Polyaenus' Tirgitao, Numismatics and Demosthenes' Grandfather (David Braund); 4) Archaic Myrmekion (A. M. Butyagin); 5) Myrmekion in the Second Half of the 5th-Beginning of the 3rd Centuries BC: Investigation Results and Study Problems (D. E. Chistov); 6) 'Bosporan art': the Problem of Definition (L. I. Davydova); 7) Ionian Trade and Colonisation in the Iberian Peninsula: the Pottery Evidence (A. J. Dominguez); 8) Amphores 'Samiennes' archaiques de Mer Noire (approche archeometrique) (Pierre Dupont); 9) Archaeological Investigation of the Sanctuary in the Necropolis of the Tenginskoe II Site (Preliminary Publication) (V. R. Erlikh); 10) Boundaries and Plan of the Ancient Hermonassa: Archaeological Evidence (S. I. Finogenova); 11) Aspurgians and the Military Policy of Bosporus at the Turn of the First Century AD (V. A. Goroncharovskii); 12) Tanais River Region: Greek-Barbarian Relations in the 7th-6th Centuries BC (V. P. Kopylov); 13) Ancient Fountains and Monuments of the Northern Black Sea Littoral (A. V. Kruglov); 14) On the History of Ancient Agriculture on the Northern Black Sea Littoral (V. A. Kutaisov); 15) Iconographic Parallels between Terracottas from Western Asia Minor and the Black Sea (Claudia Lang-Auinger); 16) Pottery from the Kutlak Fortress in the Crimea (S. B. Lantsov and V. Y. Yurochkin); 17) Kytaia: Phases of History (E. A. Molev); 18) Sindian Cleft (A. A. Nikonov); 19) Early Scythian Burial Mounds in the Western Trans-Kuban Region: Ethnic Evidence (A. M. Novichikhin); 20) Origin-Legends of the Greek Colonisation of the Northern Black Sea Littoral: Historical Tradition and/or Literary Fiction (A. V. Podosinov); 21) The Western Part of Hellenistic Tanais (Tomasz Scholl); 22) Hand-made Pottery from Nymphaeum: Bronze and Early Iron Ages (S. N. Senatorov); 23) City of Nymphaeum: Excavation Results (1991-2000) (O. Y. Sokolova); 24) Chorai of Borysthenes, Olbia, Nymphaeum and Hermonassa: Investigation Results and Comparative Study (S. L. Solovyov); 25) Bemerkungen zum silbernen Kalbskopfrhyton in der Ermitage (Latife Summerer); 26) A Set of Ornaments from Burial No. 1 of the Elder Three Brothers Barrow (Mikhail Treister); 27) Cimmerian Bosporus: Main Phases of Pre-Roman History (Y. A. Vinogradov); 28) Bosporus: Panticapaeum and the Territorial State (A. A. Zavoikin).


Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: History, Ancient

Page: N.A

View: 9414

Discovering the Greek Countryside at Metaponto

Author: Joseph Coleman Carter

Publisher: University of Michigan Press


Category: History

Page: 287

View: 6594

"This book stems from a Thomas Spencer Jerome Lecture delivered at the University of Michigan in 2000 and is a synthesis of the methods and results of the investigation of the chora of Metapontum carried out by the University of Texas, in collaboration with Italian authorities, over the last twenty-five years. The fieldwork was designed to address fundamental questions about all citizens of the polis, including the ethnic composition of the colonists and their relationship with indigenous populations; land allocation and use; economic changes over time; growth and shrinkage of the population; modes and places of worship; funeral rites; and correlations between rural and urban life."--BOOK JACKET.

Crimean Chersonesos

City, Chora, Museum, and Environs

Author: Joseph Coleman Carter,Glenn Randall Mack

Publisher: University of Texas at Austin Inst of

ISBN: 9780970887924

Category: History

Page: 231

View: 9249

Chersonesos was a stunning city in the ancient world, a Greek colony of the 5th century, a Roman port and imperial base and a Byzantine metropolis bedecked with fine buildings and monuments. Yet, it has also been a well kept secret due to its proximity to the centre for Russias Black Sea fleet which has, until now, kept visitors and scholars away. The publication of this guide to Chersonesos pre-empts a fifty-year plan by the National Preserve of Tauric Chersonesos and the Institute of Classical Archaeology at the University of Texas, to explore and manage the site. This book brings to an English-speaking audience the wonderful history of Chersonesos, its monuments and environs over a two thousand year period and discusses its position as a highly influential city both in the Mediterranean and across the whole of Eurasia.

Studia Troica

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: Excavations (Archaeology)

Page: N.A

View: 8381

The Complete Rhyming Dictionary

Author: Clement Wood,Ronald J. Bogus

Publisher: Perfection Learning

ISBN: 9780780765573

Category: Reference

Page: 705

View: 1550

This authoritative, comprehensive handbook contains virtually all the rhyming words possible in the English language and is a must for anyoe who works with words. Updated to meet the needs of today's wordsmiths, this reference work is easy to use.


An Atlas of Composite Resin Stratification

Author: Jordi Manauta,Anna Salat

Publisher: Quintessence Publishing (IL)

ISBN: 9788874921737

Category: Medical

Page: 444

View: 2586

Despite the many advances of contemporary dental research in biomaterials and tissue regeneration, no dental material can perfectly correspond to natural tooth. The authors of this dynamic atlas posit that it is the mastery of layering technique and not the material itself that is most important in recreating natural- looking restorations. This reference book uses over a thousand images to explore the stratification of natural tooth and demonstrate solutions for how to arrange layers of composite resin to recreate the color, opacity, shape, and surface abnormalities of natural tooth. The authors provide step-by-step instruction in basic layering techniques as well as in advanced applications of dental characteristics, which are possible with a wide range of esthetic dental materials. In addition, each chapter is prefaced with insights from luminaries in esthetic dentistry, including Luiz Narciso Baratieri, Galip G rel, Pascal Magne, Francesco Mangani, Ricardo Mitrani, and Angelo Putignano, among others. Optimal stratification techniques not only create natural-looking beauty in restorations but also imitate the innate bioarchitecture of teeth, which is the foundation of functional and esthetic results.

Beyond the Steppe and the Sown

Proceedings of the 2002 University of Chicago Conference on Eurasian Archaeology

Author: David L. Peterson,Laura M. Popova,Adam T. Smith

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers

ISBN: 9789004146105

Category: Art

Page: 509

View: 1034

This collection of articles presents a wide array of fresh new perspectives on the archaeology of Eurasia from the Copper Age to early Mediaeval times, in the Independent States of the former USSR, as well as Turkey, China and Mongolia.

Achaemenid Impact in the Black Sea

Communication of Powers

Author: Jens Nieling,Ellen Rehm

Publisher: Aarhus Universitetsforlag

ISBN: 9788779344310

Category: History

Page: 325

View: 2519

For 200 years, from the second half of the 6th century BC to the decades before 330 BC, the Persian dynasty of the Achaemenids ruled an enormous empire stretching from the Mediterranean to Afganistan and India. The Great Kings Dareios I and Xerxes I even tried to conquer Greece and the northern Black Sea, but failed. Why were they interested in the Pontic area? In contrast to rich satrapies, such as Egypt, Phoenicia, and Syria, the Black Sea had no prosperous cities to offer. After 479 BC, the Persians acknowledged that the coast and Caucasus formed the natural borders of the empire. Nevertheless, the satraps became involved in the affairs of the Black Sea region in order to safeguard the empire's frontiers. The local inhabitants of the region became bearers and transmitters of Persian culture.

Thracian art treasures

Author: Ivan Venedikov,Todor Dimitrov Gerasimov

Publisher: N.A


Category: Art, Thracian

Page: 385

View: 5541

Attic Fine Pottery of the Archaic to Hellenistic Periods in Phanagoria

Phanagoria Studies

Author: Catherine A. Morgan

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9004138889

Category: Social Science

Page: 291

View: 2185

This publication of Attic fine pottery imported to the Greek colony of Phanagoria in the Taman Peninsula, southern Russia, explores the social function of imports in a colonial society, and the changing nature of Black Sea trade.