Gabriele Puschnigg's Ceramics of the Merv Oasis: Recycling the City (UCL PDF

By Gabriele Puschnigg

Our wisdom of many teams or sessions has benefited from systematic ceramic research, even though as but the Sasanian Empire of historic Persia (224-651 advert) has no longer be subjected to an analogous exam. Merv, an expansive historic urban situated in an oasis within the principal Asian steppes, was once for millennia a gateway for tourists and investors alongside the Silk highway among east and west. Puschnigg’s exact research 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 past Russian stories, mostly 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 supplying researchers with a catalog of normal shapes and wares.

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