Persian Steel: The Tanavoli Collection (Oxford Studies in Islamic Art)

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9780197280256: Persian Steel: The Tanavoli Collection (Oxford Studies in Islamic Art)

This book looks at iron- and steel-working in Iran, from pre-Islamic times to the present day. The authors unify art-historical and scientific aspects of steel-making and provide a wide-ranging survey of the development of the technologies and trades involved. Nearly 400 objects are cataloged and illustrated, and over 70 are subjected to metallurgical analysis.

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James Allan, Keeper, Department of Eastern Art, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. Brian Gilmour, Science-based Archaeology Group, Department of Materials, University of Oxford.

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James W Allan; Brian J J Gilmour; British Institute of Persian Studies.; University of Oxford. Faculty of Oriental Studies. Board.
Published by Oxford University Press (2000)
ISBN 10: 0197280250 ISBN 13: 9780197280256
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Book Description Oxford University Press, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. ex-library with plate, stamps & sticker on spine, but unissued & otherwise in Fine condition. 600 p. : ill., map, ports. ; 26 cm. Study of the Tanavoli collection's iron and steel objects, supplemented in important areas by items from the Ashmoleon Museum. Bookseller Inventory # 2jbew934

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