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Authors: Lankton, James W.
Dussubieux, Laure
Title: Early glass in Southeast Asia
Date: 2013
Source: Modern methods for analysing archaeological and historic glass
Place of Publication: Oxford
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons
Abstract: The archaeological glasses found in Southeast Asia are discussed on the basis of 1500 chemical analyses, mostly obtained with LAICPMS. The area covered extends from Samarkand to Xian and is one of great cultural diversity. The glass evidence from two particular sites, Khao Sam Kaeo and Khlong Thom, on the Thai/Malay Peninsula is presented. Overviews of the different types of glass compositions encountered are given and the relation between the color of the glass and its chemical composition is described. Evidence emerges that Southeast Asia was an integral part of a world trading system linking societies from the Mediterranean Basin to Han China.
Date Created: 5/3/2016
Editors: Janssens, K.
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