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This fascinating book comprises a comprehensive treatise on ancient antiques from every corner of the world, originally published in 1872 and proudly republished here complete with a new introduction of the subject. This wonderful compendium was the most extensive and detailed of its kind when it was originally published, containing a wealth of information and illustrations that conduce to make this an absolute must-have for anyone interested in the subject. Chapters contained here include: Tests of Antiquity n Engraved Gems, and the Instruments used by the Ancient Engravers; On the Forms of Antique Gems; Cylinders Assyrian, Babylonian, Persian; Babylonian and Assyrian Deities; Cones and Hemispherical Seals; Indian Engraved Gems; Modern Oriental Engravings; Egyptian Intagli; and many more. This rare text has been elected for modern republication due to its historic value and in the hope that it shall be greatly enjoyed by antique enthusiasts for generations to come."
  • ISBN13: 9781445543437
  • Publisher: Stokowski Press
  • Pubilcation Year: 2010
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 00506
Publication DateMarch 25, 2010
Primary CategoryNature/Rocks & Minerals
Publisher ImprintStokowski Press

Antique Gems and Rings Vol. I.- Text

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