Beads, Coins, Medical Instruments, Textiles and Other Artifacts from the Awad Collection
Edited by Jere L. Bacharach
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Fustat Finds by Jere L. Bacharach
Book DescriptionCorroded pieces of metal, stamped lumps of copper, broken bits of glass with partial inscriptions, fragments of textiles, tiny beads - these were the raw material found at al-Fustat, the site of the first Muslim settlement in Egypt in the seventh century. These findings were built up into a collection by Dr Henri Amin Awad. The ten studies in this volume - covering beads, bone, coins, glass weights and vessel stamps, medical instruments, medical prescriptions, metal objects, and textiles - demonstrate the wide range of archaeological material found in al-Fustat, a site no longer accessible since most of it has been buried under development or lost to a rising water table.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9789774243936
(220mm x 152mm x 25mm)
Imprint: The American University in Cairo Press
Publisher: The American University in Cairo Press
Publish Date: 31-Dec-2001
Country of Publication: Egypt
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First part of this book reveals that unwritten norms involved whose names could appear on the regular currency issued by Ikhsidid rulers of Egypt and Palestine. The second half of the book is a catalogue of over 1,200 specimens, enabling curators, collectors, and dealers to identify coins in their own collections and their relative rarity.
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Author Biography - Jere L. Bacharach
JERE L. BACHARACH is professor of history at the University of Washington and is the editor of Restoration and Conservation of Islamic Monuments in Egypt (AUC Press, 1995).
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