Tracing Technoscapes: The Production of Bronze Age Wall Paintings in the Eastern Mediterranean [Paperback]

Johannes Becker (Editor); Johannes Jungfleisch (Editor); Constance von Rüden (Editor)

ISBN: 9789088906879 | Published by: Sidestone Press | Year of Publication: 2018 | Language: English 230p, H254 x W178 (mm) 36fc/119bw

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Hardback - ISBN: 9789088906886 - £ 135.00

Tracing Technoscapes


The book provides insights into the various technical approaches and underlying bodies of knowledge in the different wall painting traditions of the Eastern Mediterranean Bronze Age and sheds light on how these may have been interwoven.

Table of Contents

Tracing Technoscapes in the Production of Eastern Mediterranean Wall Paintings. An Introduction
Constance von Rüden, Johannes Jungfleisch, and Johannes Becker
Western Asia
Wall Painting Techniques in Early Bronze Syria. Clues of Parallelisms with the
Traditions of the Mediterranean and Mesopotamian Regions
Alessandro di Ludovico and Marco Ramazotti
Contextes techniques et historiques des peintures murales du grand palais royal de Mari. Une mise au point
Béatrice Muller
Preliminary Remarks on the Technical and Iconographical Aspects of the Middle Bronze Age Wall Paintings from Tell el-Burak (Lebanon) in Relation to the Aegean and Egypt
Julia Bertsch
The Advantages of Visible Induced Luminescence Technique for the Investigation of Aegean-style Wall Painting. A Case Study from Tel Kabri, Israel
Ravit Linn, Eric Cline, and Assaf Yasur-Landau
Original Painting Techniques. Methods and Materials in 18th Dynasty Tombs, in the Valley of the Nobles, Egypt
Bianca Madden and Hugues Tavier
Malqata – The Painted Palace
Peter Lacovara and Alexandra Winkels
How to Paint a Landscape. Technical Perspectives on the ‘Aegean’-style Landscape Paintings from Tell el-Dab’a
Johannes Becker
For Further Information Please See the Back of the Plaster. Architectural Impressions in the ‘Aegean’-style Wall Paintings from Tell el-Dab’a
Johannes Jungfleisch
Between Common Craft Tradition and Deviation. The Making of Stucco Reliefs in the Eastern Mediterranean
Constance von Rüden and Tobias Skowronek
The Aegean
Forming the Image. Approaches to Painting at Ayia Irini, Kea and Tell el-Dab’a
Lyvia Morgan
The Find Contexts of Knossian Palatial Wall Paintings. Some Ramifications
Matthew Haysom
Bronze Age Wall Paintings from Thebes. Technical Aspects and State of Conservation
Sofia Michailoglou, Maria Kaoglou, and Asterios Bakolas

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