... designs, Abbasid period
(750–1258), 8th–9th century
Probably Iraq or Syria
Glass, bluish green; blown,
applied solid stem and
blown foot; scratch–
engraved; H. 4 5/8 in. (11.7
cm), Diam. of rim (3 9/16 in.
... Provinces, or drainage patterns for urban Vancouver, etc.) Maps that provide an
overview of human cartography tracing, for example, the Slav migration to the New
World in the 19th century, or that show population change in Canada might also be
... the seal made that will be installed on the adjacent wall as a very
large graphic. Visitors will be able to touch this large-scale version
as well. What impresses me about it is not only how beautiful a
“signature” was then, but also how similar it is—in both a legal and
personal sense—to how we use ...
... County’s Biological Records Service. Industrial History is another substantial collection,
reflecting a process of rapid economic change in the industrial landscape during the
1960s, ‘70s and ‘80s.
The collections have also been developed through gifts, loans and purchases. Most
items have been give ...
... evaluate this modern museum in terms of its importance in creating public interest
in maritime archaeology. The ARQUA museum has become an icon for how a
maritime archaeological institution should be designed.
The Uluburun shipwreck excavation was selected because it was one of the
earliest maritime ...
... 2001,17 the Swiss-French architect clearly stressed the importance of natural light to his design for the
New Acropolis Museum when he stated that the ‘central idea [underpinning the Museum’s design] is to
allow Attic light to shine on the exhibits, as it did from the time of their creation.’18 Tsch ...