TITLE

The mosaic glass vessels from Hasanlu, Iran: A study in large-scale stylistic trait distribution

AUTHOR(S)
Marcus, Michelle I.
PUB. DATE
December 1991
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Dec91, Vol. 73 Issue 4, p536
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reveals that a systematic stylistic analysis of the figural decoration on two mosaic glass beakers from the Iron-Age settlement, Hasanlu, in Northwest Iran suggests that the vessels were manufactured in Babylonia in the time of the Kassites and exported to the East. Wide network of cultural exchange that existed in the ancient Near East in the late second-early first millennium B.C.; Concept of style and the causes of patterned stylistic trait distribution; Archaeological context; Glass technology and decorative repertoire; Stylistic and iconographic comparanda.
ACCESSION #
9202170748

 

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