The Resource 'Gems of heaven' : recent research on engraved gemstones in late antiquity, c. AD 200-600, edited by Chris Entwistle and Noël Adams

'Gems of heaven' : recent research on engraved gemstones in late antiquity, c. AD 200-600, edited by Chris Entwistle and Noël Adams

Label
'Gems of heaven' : recent research on engraved gemstones in late antiquity, c. AD 200-600
Title
'Gems of heaven'
Title remainder
recent research on engraved gemstones in late antiquity, c. AD 200-600
Statement of responsibility
edited by Chris Entwistle and Noël Adams
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
UKMGB
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
NK5555
LC item number
.G447 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • British Museum
  • Entwistle, Christopher
  • Adams, Noël
Series statement
British Museum research publication,
Series volume
no. 177
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gems, Ancient
  • Gems, Byzantine
  • Gems, Classical
  • Art objects, Byzantine
  • Art objects, Classical
  • Gems
  • Art objects, Byzantine
  • Art objects, Classical
  • Gems
  • Gems, Ancient
  • Gems, Byzantine
  • Gems, Classical
  • Gemme
Label
'Gems of heaven' : recent research on engraved gemstones in late antiquity, c. AD 200-600, edited by Chris Entwistle and Noël Adams
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Lithóis Indikois :
  • preliminary characterisation of garnet seal stones from central and south Asia
  • Noël Adams, Çiğdem Lüle and Emma Passmore
  • Archaeologies of magical gems
  • Richard Gordon
  • Text, image and medium :
  • the evolution of Graeco-Roman magical gemstones
  • Chris Faraone
  • The colours [colors] of magical gems
  • Attilio Matrocinque
  • Non-destructive gemmological tests for the identification of ancient gems
  • Magic and medicine :
  • gems and the power of seals
  • Véronique Dasen
  • Magical gems and classical archaeology
  • Árpád M. Nagy
  • Studies on magical amulets in the British Museum
  • Simone Michel-von Dungern
  • 'Grylloi'
  • Ken Lapatin
  • Engraved gems from sites with a military presence in Roman Palestine :
  • Çiğdem Lüle
  • the cases of Legio and Aelia Capitolina
  • Orit Peleg-Barkat and Yotam Tepper
  • Selected antique gems from Israel :
  • excavated glyptics from Roman-Byzantine tombs
  • Shua Amorai-Stark and Malka Hershkovitz
  • Christian gems from Portugal in context
  • Graça Cravinho and Shua Amorai-Stark
  • Intaglios and cameos from Gaul in the 3rd and 4th centuries AD
  • Hélèn Guiraud
  • Late Roman gems from Tilurim in Croatia
  • A case study on gemstone origins :
  • Bruna Nardelli
  • Three degrees of separation :
  • detail reworking, type updating and identity.
  • Transformation in Roman imperial glyptic portraits in the round
  • Elisabetta Gagetti
  • Gem portraits of soldier-emperors
  • Erika Zwierlein-Diehl
  • Gods or mortals :
  • images on imperial portrait gems, medallions and coins in the 3rd century AD
  • Adrian Marsden
  • Chrysothrix, a group of Roman magical gems
  • Love and passion :
  • personal cameos in late antiquity from the content collection
  • Helen Molesworth and Martin Henig
  • The Belgrade cameo
  • Antje Krug
  • Late antique and early Christian gems :
  • some unpublished examples
  • Jeffrey Spier
  • The argument from silence :
  • iconographic statements of 1981 on faked gems reconsidered
  • Lisbet Thoresen
  • Josef Engemann
  • The Constanza carnelian and the development of crucifixion iconography in late antiquity
  • Felicity Harley-McGowan
  • Seals in transition: their change of function and value in late antiquity
  • Gertrud Platz-Horster
  • Myth revisited :
  • the re-use of mythological cameos and intaglios in late antiquity and the early middle ages
  • Gemma Sena Chiesa
  • Inscriptions on portrait gems and discs in late antiquity (4th to 6th centuries AD) :
  • between epigraphical tradition and numismatic particularism
  • The garnet millennium :
  • Sébastien Aubry
  • Roman intaglios oddly set :
  • the transformative power of the metalwork mount
  • Genevra Kornbluth
  • The re-use and re-interpretation of gemstones in medieval Hungary
  • Tamás Gesztelyi
  • Reflections on gems depicting the contest of Athena and Poseidon
  • Hadrien Rambach
  • the role of seal stones in garnet studies
  • Noël Adams
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
x, 274 pages
Isbn
9780861591770
Lccn
2012371107
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)751726260
  • (OCoLC)ocn751726260
Label
'Gems of heaven' : recent research on engraved gemstones in late antiquity, c. AD 200-600, edited by Chris Entwistle and Noël Adams
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Lithóis Indikois :
  • preliminary characterisation of garnet seal stones from central and south Asia
  • Noël Adams, Çiğdem Lüle and Emma Passmore
  • Archaeologies of magical gems
  • Richard Gordon
  • Text, image and medium :
  • the evolution of Graeco-Roman magical gemstones
  • Chris Faraone
  • The colours [colors] of magical gems
  • Attilio Matrocinque
  • Non-destructive gemmological tests for the identification of ancient gems
  • Magic and medicine :
  • gems and the power of seals
  • Véronique Dasen
  • Magical gems and classical archaeology
  • Árpád M. Nagy
  • Studies on magical amulets in the British Museum
  • Simone Michel-von Dungern
  • 'Grylloi'
  • Ken Lapatin
  • Engraved gems from sites with a military presence in Roman Palestine :
  • Çiğdem Lüle
  • the cases of Legio and Aelia Capitolina
  • Orit Peleg-Barkat and Yotam Tepper
  • Selected antique gems from Israel :
  • excavated glyptics from Roman-Byzantine tombs
  • Shua Amorai-Stark and Malka Hershkovitz
  • Christian gems from Portugal in context
  • Graça Cravinho and Shua Amorai-Stark
  • Intaglios and cameos from Gaul in the 3rd and 4th centuries AD
  • Hélèn Guiraud
  • Late Roman gems from Tilurim in Croatia
  • A case study on gemstone origins :
  • Bruna Nardelli
  • Three degrees of separation :
  • detail reworking, type updating and identity.
  • Transformation in Roman imperial glyptic portraits in the round
  • Elisabetta Gagetti
  • Gem portraits of soldier-emperors
  • Erika Zwierlein-Diehl
  • Gods or mortals :
  • images on imperial portrait gems, medallions and coins in the 3rd century AD
  • Adrian Marsden
  • Chrysothrix, a group of Roman magical gems
  • Love and passion :
  • personal cameos in late antiquity from the content collection
  • Helen Molesworth and Martin Henig
  • The Belgrade cameo
  • Antje Krug
  • Late antique and early Christian gems :
  • some unpublished examples
  • Jeffrey Spier
  • The argument from silence :
  • iconographic statements of 1981 on faked gems reconsidered
  • Lisbet Thoresen
  • Josef Engemann
  • The Constanza carnelian and the development of crucifixion iconography in late antiquity
  • Felicity Harley-McGowan
  • Seals in transition: their change of function and value in late antiquity
  • Gertrud Platz-Horster
  • Myth revisited :
  • the re-use of mythological cameos and intaglios in late antiquity and the early middle ages
  • Gemma Sena Chiesa
  • Inscriptions on portrait gems and discs in late antiquity (4th to 6th centuries AD) :
  • between epigraphical tradition and numismatic particularism
  • The garnet millennium :
  • Sébastien Aubry
  • Roman intaglios oddly set :
  • the transformative power of the metalwork mount
  • Genevra Kornbluth
  • The re-use and re-interpretation of gemstones in medieval Hungary
  • Tamás Gesztelyi
  • Reflections on gems depicting the contest of Athena and Poseidon
  • Hadrien Rambach
  • the role of seal stones in garnet studies
  • Noël Adams
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
x, 274 pages
Isbn
9780861591770
Lccn
2012371107
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)751726260
  • (OCoLC)ocn751726260

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