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The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Classical studies
Length:
30,282 words
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Metals can be defined by their properties: they are malleable, so can be shaped by hammering and bending; tough and ...

Metalwork

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Classical studies, History
Length:
3,428 words
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1

Our major sources of information about ancient metalworking are literary and pictorial testimonia, because little archaeological evidence for ancient workshops ...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Religion, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
1,688 words
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2

Traditional Islamic metalwork techniques, shapes, decorations, hard stones, and gems continued into the nineteenth and twentieth centuries with the same ...

Metalwork

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The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Religion
Length:
30,062 words
Illustration(s):
22

The transformation of utilitarian objects into sophisticated works of art made metalwork one of the most important art forms in ...

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