New PDF release: Ceramics of the Merv Oasis: Recycling the City (UCL

By Gabriele Puschnigg

ISBN-10: 1598742256

ISBN-13: 9781598742251

Our wisdom of many teams or sessions has benefited from systematic ceramic research, even if as but the Sasanian Empire of old Persia (224-651 advert) has no longer be subjected to a similar exam. Merv, an expansive old urban situated in an oasis within the primary Asian steppes, was once for millennia a gateway for tourists and investors alongside the Silk street among east and west. Puschnigg’s certain learn of Merv’s Sasanian pottery creates a benchmark for different paintings in this ceramic corpus. She dissects the frequency, dates, wares, and profiles of hundreds and hundreds of securely excavated items and compares them with the reveals from prior Russian experiences, often unavailable to western researchers. Puschnigg makes use of this fabric to supply insights into the social and monetary dimensions of the Sasanian global, in addition to offering researchers with a catalog of commonplace shapes and wares.

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