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Journal of Glass Studies, Vol. 44

This volume features a look at glassmaking operations in medieval Tyre, Lebanon, that were uncovered in an extensive excavation. In addition, although Corning, New York, has long been a glassmaking center, its neighbor to the east, Elmira, also has a glass history, as Norma P.H. Jenkins reports. Also, important recent acquisitions, with photos, are noted.

Table of Contents and Abstracts

Colorless Glass in Late Classical and Early Hellenistic MacedoniaDespina Ignatiadoup. 11
Two Roman Engraved Glasses in The Metropolitan Museum of ArtLisa Pilosi and Mark T. Wypyskip. 25
Glass Vessels with Stamps from the Byzantine through Abbasid Periods at Bet Shean, IsraelShulamit Hadadp. 35
Medieval Glassmaking at Tyre, LebanonFred Aldsworth, George Haggarty, Sarah Jennings, and David Whitehousep. 49
Composition and Affinities of Glass from the Furnaces on the Island Site, TyreIan C. Freestonep. 67
Medieval Glass Mirrors in Southern Scandinavia and Their Technique, as Still Practiced in IndiaJan Kock and Torben Sodep. 79
13th-Century Drinking Glasses from the Cour Carrée, LouvreMichel Fleury, Catherine Brut, and Bruce Veldep. 95
A Second Aldrevandin Beaker and an Update on a Group of Enameled GlassesIngeborg Kruegerp. 111
Der “Alte Petronellische Willkhumb”: Ein Geschenk des ungarischen Königs Matthias Corvinus an einen besiegten GegnerRudolf von Strasserp. 133
Manuscrito de Francisco Ramos Rico, grabador de la Real Fábrica de Cristales de La GranjaPaloma Pastor Rey de Viñasp. 145
Corning’s Near Neighbors: The Cut Glass Companies of the Elmira, New York, AreaNorma P.H. Jenkinsp. 167
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319 pages
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Corning Museum of Glass
Journal of Glass Studies, Vol. 44