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    Hammering Techniques in Greek and Roman Jewellery and Toreutics (COLLOQUIA PONTICA) (Hardback) By (author) Michail Yu. Treister, Edited by James Hargrave

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    DescriptionThis work traces the development of hammering techniques in Greek, Roman and related jewellery and toreutics based on the analysis of ancient tools used for manufacture of hammered metalwork, primarily punches and matrices with figural designs, and actual finds of metalwork and jewellery. The book offers essays on metalworkers' tools from Mycenean Greece until the Late Roman Period. It includes chapters on different categories of hammered metalwork in the corresponding periods and Excursus about particular matrices or punches and hoards of toreutics. Bringing together the tools of metalworkers and actual objects manufactured with them opens new perspectives on chronological and cultural attribution of ancient jewellery and toreutics and illuminates the role of mass production and artistic creativity in ancient history.


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    Title
    Hammering Techniques in Greek and Roman Jewellery and Toreutics
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Michail Yu. Treister, Edited by James Hargrave
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 620
    Width: 160 mm
    Height: 240 mm
    Thickness: 45 mm
    Weight: 1,358 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9789004121508
    ISBN 10: 9004121501
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.6
    BIC E4L: ART
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAR
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HBT
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAG
    Libri: I-HP
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15800
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 37
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000, HIS000000, CRA014000
    BIC subject category V2: AFKG
    DC22: 739.274
    DC21: 739.274
    DC22: 739.27/4
    LC classification: NK7307.3 .T74 2001
    LC subject heading: ,
    Publisher
    Brill
    Imprint name
    Brill
    Publication date
    15 October 2001
    Publication City/Country
    Leiden
    Author Information
    Mikhail Y. Treister, Ph.D. (1984) in Archaeology, Moscow University; habilitation (1993) at Oriental Institute (Moscow), was Curator at the Dept. of Art and Archaeology at the Pushkin Museum, Moscow (1979-1997) and is an independent scholar now. He has published extensively on the archaeology of North Pontic area, problems of Greek and Roman metalworking, gold of Troy, Scythia and Sarmatia.