E. Combined Bibliographies:


1.   Allan, J.W., Llewellyn, L.R. and Schweizer, F.
    "The history of so-called Egyptian faience in Islamic Persia: Investigations into Abu’l-Qasim’s treatise", Archaeometry 15, 2 (1973) 165-173
2.   Amiran, R. and Shenhav, D.,
    "Experiments with an ancient potter’s wheel", in Pots and Potters: Current Approaches in Ceramic Archaeology. Ed. Prudence Rice, UCLA Inst. of Arch. Monograph 24 (1984), pp107-112
3.   Caiger-Smith, Alan,
    Pottery, People and Time: A Workshop in Action. (Shepton Beauchamp, 1995)
    Also see Alan Caiger-Smith's article, reproduced in this programme, on a modern-day pottery workshop in Iran, which still uses traditional methods as described by Abu'l-Qasim: "Esfahan: an unexpected pottery workshop".
4.   Carr, C.,
    "Advances in Ceramic Radiography and Analysis: Applications and Potentials", Journal of Archaeological Science 17, 1 (Jan. 1990) 13-34
5.   Dayton, J.E and Bowles, J.,
    "Abu’l-Qasim of Kashan and the Problem of Persian Glazing", Istituto Orientale di Napoli (Annali) 37 (1977) 143- 52
6.   Freestone, Ian and Gaimster, David
    Pottery in the Making: World Ceramic Traditions. (British Museum Press; London, 1997)
7.   Mason, R.B. and Keall, E.J.,
    "The ‘Abbasid glazed wares of Siraf and the Basra connection: Petrographic Analysis", Iran 29 (1991) 51-66
8.   Mason, R.B.,
    Islamic Glazed Pottery: 700-1250 AD. D.Phil. Thesis, University of Oxford, 1994.
    (For further biblio on Mason see Technology Section: Part 1)
9.   Middleton, A.P., Lang, J. and Davis, R.,
    "The Application of Xeroradiography to the study of Museum objects", Journal of Photographic Science 40 (1992) 34-41
10.   Miles, George C.,
    "The Samarra Mint", Ars Orientalis 1 (1954) 187-191
11.   Northedge, Alistair,
    "Samarra", Encyclopaedia of Islam article, 2nd edition.
    Comments: Helpful summary of all his articles and archaeological studies of the site.
12.   Whitehouse, D.,
    "Islamic glazed pottery in Iraq and the Persian Gulf: C9th and C10th", Istituto Orientale di Napoli (Annali) 39 (1979) 45-61
    Comments: Clear discussion of the problem of dating according to the Samarra horizon and an examination of the evidence, based on finds at Siraf.
    Shelfmark: Oriental Reading Room, Bodleian: Z. Per. 13a (open shelves)
    N.B. This volume will be in the stack, and has to be called up under a different shelfmark, which is Or. Per.100
13.   Rice, Prudence M.
    Pottery Analysis: A sourcebook (Part 5). (Chicago, 1987)
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