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Damascening was widely used in ancient Mycenae and in other parts of Europe
during the early Middle Ages, especially among the Vikings of Scandinavia and
the Moors of Spain, and in Islamic countries, where it remains one of the most ...
In ancient works, particularly in antiquities, the scholar must examine the
iconography of a piece. Forgers rarely have the scholarly background to combine
iconographic elements correctly, and their errors often betray them. An object
must also ...
The contemporary relief of Asia was molded primarily under the influences of: (1)
ancient processes of planation (levelling); (2) larger vertical movements of the
surface during the later Tertiary and Quaternary periods; and (3) severe erosive ...
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