Afghanistan : forging civilizations along the Silk Road / edited by Joan Aruz and Elisabetta Valtz Fino.

Title: 
Afghanistan : forging civilizations along the Silk Road / edited by Joan Aruz and Elisabetta Valtz Fino.

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Publisher: 
New York : The Metropolitan Museum of Art ; New Haven, Conn. : Distributed by Yale University Press, c2012.
Description: 
viii, 134 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 26 cm.
Other Authors: 
Aruz, Joan.
Fino, Elisabetta Valtz.
Whitehouse, David, 1941-2013. Glass from Begram.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
132698
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
N7292.A34 2012z
Variant Title: 
Forging civilizations along the Silk Road
Notes: 
Glass: p. 54-63, 81.
Purchase; Amazon; 2012; 1000128122
Includes bibliographical references (p. 122-133).
Selected conference papers.
"Most of the essays published in this volume were presented at the symposium "Afghanistan: hidden treasures from the National Museum, Kabul," held at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, on September 10, 2009"--T.p. verso.
Contents: 
Map of the Silk Road --
Introduction / Joan Aruz --
At the crossroads of Asia : a history of the National Museum of Afghanistan / Omara Khan Massoudi --
The Bronze Age world of Afghanistan / Fredrik T. Hiebert --
Chronology: western, central, and east Asia after Alexander --
Coins : "The great guides of the historian" / Frank L. Holt --
Aï Khanum : a Greek colony in post-Alexandrian Central Asia, or how to be Greek in an Oriental milieu / Paul Bernard --
The glass from Begram / David Whitehouse --
The Begram carvings : itinerancy and the problem of "Indian" art / Sanjyot Mehendale --
Bactrian gold : jewelry workshop traditions at Tillya Tepe / Jane Hickman --
Tillya Tepe and its connections with the Eurasian steppes / Henri-Paul Francfort --
Tillya Tepe : echoes of Greece and China / John Boardman --
Links, missing and otherwise : Tillya Tepe and East Asia / Denise Patry Leidy.
ISBN: 
9780300179545 (pbk.)
0300179545 (pbk.)
Series: 
Metropolitan Museum of Art symposia.
Metropolitan Museum of Art symposia
Object/Material Note: 
Includes CMoG objects: 87.1.2, p. 56, fig. 5 -- 70.1.3, p. 57, fig. 7 -- 59.1.129, p. 59, fig. 10 -- 66.1.267, p. 61, fig. 14.