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The oliphant [electronic resource] : Islamic objects in historical context / by Avinoam Shalem.

By: Shalem, Avinoam.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Islamic history and civilizationStudies and texts: v. 54.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2004Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 157 p.) : ill. (some col.).ISBN: 9781429427494 (electronic bk.); 1429427493 (electronic bk.); 9789004137943 (acid-free paper); 9004137947 (acid-free paper).Subject(s): Oliphant | Decorative arts, Fatimid -- Influence | Electronic books | Olifant | Arts d�ecoratifs f*atimides -- Influence | CRAFTS & HOBBIES -- Carving | Ivoor | Islam | OlifantGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Oliphant.DDC classification: 736/.62 Other classification: 21.97 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Prologue -- State of research -- Ivory-the substance -- Cutting and carving-the making of oilphants -- Stylistic classification -- Function and meaning -- Oilphants in church treasuries.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [139]-151) and index.

Prologue -- State of research -- Ivory-the substance -- Cutting and carving-the making of oilphants -- Stylistic classification -- Function and meaning -- Oilphants in church treasuries.

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