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Amber and the Ancient World
Language: en
Pages: 152
Authors: Faya Causey
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: Getty Publications

Based on introduction to online catalogue of ancient carved amber in the J. Paul Getty Museum.
Amber and the Ancient World
Language: en
Pages: 152
Authors: Faya Causey
Categories: Amber
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher:

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Ancient Carved Ambers in the J. Paul Getty Museum
Language: en
Pages: 306
Authors: Faya Causey
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-01-07 - Publisher: Getty Publications

A comprehensive overview of ancient ambers, the only such book in English, is now revised. First published in 2012, this catalogue presents fifty-six Etruscan, Greek, and Italic carved ambers from the Getty Museum's collection—the second largest body of this material in the United States and one of the most important
Rings of the Ancient World
Language: en
Pages: 152
Authors: Jack Ogden, Jeffrey Spier
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-11-06 - Publisher: Dr Ludwig Reichert

The Yevdayev Collection of ancient rings comprises 59 superb examples from Egypt, Phoenicia, Persia, Greece, Etruria, and Rome, dating from the second millennium BC to the fourth century AD. The rings are of many different shapes, most made of gold or silver and often set with gems, but some are
The Amber Forest
Language: en
Pages: 239
Authors: George O. Poinar, Roberta Poinar
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

The Poinars are world leaders in the study of amber fossils and have spent years examining the uniquely rich supply that has survived from the ancient forests of the Dominican Republic. They draw on their research here to reconstruct in words, drawings, and spectacular color photographs the ecosystem that existed