Quantcast
From the Furnace Fire to the Emperor's Court: Ancient Glass in the Holy Land

Yael Gorin-Rosen takes us on a tour through the creation of the ancient glass found in Isreal’s lands, discussing stages of production from large-scale, raw-glass industries to the artisans’ workshops, from the design and use of furnaces to the uses of glass pieces in the court of an Emperor. She describes the development of techniques beginning with ancient Greece and Rome, and explaining the details of glass-making from beginning to end.

Yael Gorin-Rosen, Head, Glass Department, Israel Antiquities Authority; introduced by Shelby White, trustee, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

From the Helen Diller Family Lecture Series Archaeological Discoveries in Israel, Sunday, March 29, 2009.


Learned more about glass in ancient Islamic lands on the Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History:
http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/igls/hd_igls.htm

Learn more about Islamic art at the Met:
http://www.metmuseum.org/about-the-museum/museum-departments/curatorial-departments/islamic-art

Lectures and Panels (150)

Media thumbnail

SPARK: It's About Time
(01:20:22) 44 views

Media thumbnail

SPARK: Plato at the Met
(01:06:51) 47 views

Media thumbnail

Collecting Cubism
(00:56:59) 583 views

Media thumbnail

Lost Kingdoms Symposium, Part 1
(00:12:45) 1305 views

Media thumbnail

Ink Art Symposium, Part 8
(00:26:18) 61 views

Media thumbnail

Ink Art Symposium, Part 7
(00:41:24) 75 views

Media thumbnail

Ink Art Symposium, Part 6
(00:48:51) 36 views

Media thumbnail

Ink Art Symposium, Part 5
(00:41:09) 32 views

Media thumbnail

Ink Art Symposium, Part 4
(00:31:59) 36 views

Media thumbnail

Ink Art Symposium, Part 3
(00:29:02) 43 views

Media thumbnail

Ink Art Symposium, Part 2
(00:30:01) 42 views

Media thumbnail

Ink Art Symposium, Part 1
(00:37:47) 111 views

Media thumbnail

My Met—Keith Christiansen
(00:57:48) 127 views

Media thumbnail

Africa and the West
(01:13:21) 12 views

Media thumbnail

How Proust Changed Our Minds
(01:15:39) 55 views

Media thumbnail

Why New Art Mattered
(01:06:02) 28 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: Andrew Bolton
(00:14:59) 1242 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: Kyle Abraham
(00:06:11) 1307 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: Navina Najat Haidar
(00:12:13) 638 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: Negin Farsad
(00:14:00) 668 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: Meredith Monk
(00:04:49) 367 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: Eric R. Kandel, MD
(00:19:40) 625 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: James Nares
(00:18:28) 336 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: Nicolai Ouroussoff
(00:14:45) 225 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: Bill T. Jones
(00:18:53) 684 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: Lorna Simpson
(00:07:53) 297 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: Jeff Rosenheim
(00:14:17) 411 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: Sō Percussion
(00:12:17) 232 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: Elizabeth Streb
(00:09:07) 401 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: Andrew Solomon
(00:29:25) 614 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: Melanie Holcomb
(00:18:20) 444 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: Luke Syson
(00:13:16) 505 views

Media thumbnail

TEDxMet: Maira Kalman
(00:18:31) 359 views

Media thumbnail

The Art of Making Chintz
(00:04:20) 4521 views

Media thumbnail

Journey to the Copper Age
(01:10:46) 2072 views

Media thumbnail

Performance by Dan Zhu
(00:19:42) 118 views

Media thumbnail

The Cloisters: Part Two
(00:17:40) 329 views

Media thumbnail

The Cloisters: Part One
(00:17:14) 1010 views

Media thumbnail

The Cloisters: Part Three
(00:15:56) 163 views

Media thumbnail

The Cloisters: Part Four
(00:17:19) 157 views