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Title Ancient glass research along the Silk Road / editor-in-chief, Gan Fuxi ; co-editors, Robert Brill, Tian Shouyun
Published New Jersey : World Scientific, ©2009


Description 1 online resource (xx, 475 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps
Contents Origin and evolution of ancient Chinese glass / Gan Fuxi -- The Silk Road and ancient Chinese glass / Gan Fuxi -- Opening remarks and setting the stage: lecture at the 2005 Shanghai International Workshop on the Archaeology of Glass along the Silk Road / Robert H. Brill -- The second Kazuo Yamasaki TC-17 lecture on Asian glass: recent lead-isotope analyses of some Asian glasses with remarks on strontium-isotope analyses / Robert H. Brill and Hiroshi Shirahata -- Glass and bead trade on the Asian sea / Insook Lee -- Characteristics of early glasses in ancient Korea with respect to Asia's maritime bead trade / Insook Lee -- Ancient lead-silicate glasses and glazes of Central Asia / Abdugani A. Abdurazakov -- Central Asian glassmaking during the ancient and medieval periods / Abdugani A. Abdurazakov -- Scientific study of the glass objects found in Japan from the third century BC to the third century AD / Takayasu Koezuka and Kazuo Yamasaki -- Chemical analysis of the glass vessel in Toshodaiji Temple designated a national treasure through a portable X-Ray fluorescence spectrometer: where did the glass vessel come from? / Akiko Hokura [and others] -- On the glass origins in ancient China from the relationship between glassmaking and metallurgy / Qian Wei -- The inspiration of the Silk Road for Chinese glass art / Lu Chi -- Faience beads of the western Zhou Dynasty excavated in Gansu Province, China: a technical study / Zhang Zhiguo and Ma Qinglin -- Scientific research on glass fragments of the 6th century AD in Guyuan County, Ningxia, China / Song Yan and Ma Qinglin -- Glass artifacts unearthed from the tombs at the Zhagunluke and Sampula cemeteries in Xinjiang / Wang Bo and Lu Lipeng -- Chemical composition analyses of early glasses of different historical periods found in Xinjiang, China / Li Qinghui [and others] -- Glass materials excavated from the kiln site of tricolor glazed pottery at Liquanfang in Chang An City of the Tang Dynasty / Jiang Jie -- Ancient glass in the grassland of Inner Mongolia / Huang Xueyin -- Glasses of the northern Wei Dynasty found at Datong / An Jiayao -- Glass vessels of the Tang Dynasty and the five dynasties found in Guangzhou / An Jiayao -- PIXE study on the ancient glasses of the Han Dynasty unearthed in Hepu County, Guangxi / Li Qinghui -- Multivariate statistical analysis of some ancient glasses unearthed in southern and southwestern China / Fu Xiufeng and Gan Fuxi -- Study of the ancient glasses found in Chongqing / Ma Bo [and others] -- Study of the earliest eye beads in China unearthed from the Xu Jialing tomb in Xichuan of Henan Province / Gan Fuxi [and others]
Summary English translation of the Chinese publication Si chou zhi lu shang de gu dai bo li yan jiu, proceedings of the 2004 Urumqi Symposium on Ancient Glass in Northern China and the 2005 Shanghai International Workshop of Archaeology of Glass, with the addition of some new information and six previously unpublished papers presented at the International Congress on Glass held in Kyoto, Japan in 2004
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Glass manufacture -- Asia -- History -- Congresses
Glass manufacture -- China -- History -- Congresses
Glassware -- Asia -- History -- Congresses
Glassware -- China -- History -- Congresses
Glassware, Ancient -- Asia -- Congresses
Glassware, Ancient -- China -- Congresses
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Chemical & Biochemical.
Glass manufacture
Glassware, Ancient
Decorative Arts.
Visual Arts.
Art, Architecture & Applied Arts.
Silk Road -- Antiquities -- Congresses
Asia -- Silk Road
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings
Form Electronic book
Author Gan, Fuxi.
Brill, Robert H.
Tian, Shouyun, 1941-
Zhongguo bei fang gu bo li tao lun hui (2004 : Ürümqi, China)
Guo ji bo li kao gu yan tao hui (2005 : Shanghai, China)
International Congress on Glass (2004 : Kyoto, Japan)
LC no. 2009281400
ISBN 9789812833570
OTHER TI Si chou zhi lu shang de gu dai bo li yan jiu. English