March 4, 2017

Antike Gemmen und ihr Nachleben (German Edition) by Erika Zwierlein-Diehl

By Erika Zwierlein-Diehl

historical gemstones are useful stones with engraved photographs. Intaglios (gems with incised detrimental photos) functioned as seals, jewellery, and amulets. Cameos (with raised reduction photos) have been jewels or for show. gem stones are a sworn statement to social and cultural heritage and mirror old occasions. This ebook appears to be like at their heritage from the Minoan/Mycenaean interval to overdue Antiquity (4th/3rd millennium BC – fifth century advert) andtheir persevered use and reinterpretation within the center a while, in addition to their reception through creditors, specialists, and artists from the center a while to trendy Times.

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