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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 Islāmic countries, where it remains one of the most ...
... idiosyncrasies of an artist's brushwork are studied, a fraud can sometimes be
detected in much the same way a handwriting forgery is proven. In ancient works,
particularly in antiquities, the scholar must examine the iconography of a piece.
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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