The Formation of the Roman Glass Industry

July 1983
Archaeology;Jul/Aug83, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p55
Features resource materials for the article "The formation of the Roman glass industry," published in the July/August 1983 issue of the magazine "Archaeology". "Ancient glass: Pre-Roman, Roman, and post-Roman," by Donald B. Harden, in "The Archaeological Journal"; "The Canosa group of glasses in the British Museum," in the "Journal of Glass Studies"; Andrew Oliver Jr.'s "The reconstruction of two Apulian tomb groups," in "Antike Kunst".


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