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Pieces of the sun : amber in Mycenaean economy and society
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] Amber was a substance highly prized by the Mycenaean Greeks. It appeared in small amounts in the Early and Middle Bronze Ages, but in the Late Bronze ...
Identity through style : the transatlantic dissemination of Anglican and Episcopalian neo-Gothic church architecture
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2012)
. By examining specific churches, including those by Frank Wills and Richard Upjohn, in context of Anglican and Episcopalian doctrine, its liturgical practices, and publications by architects and English and American ecclesiological societies, I show how and why...
The early imperial ceramics as evidence for life at Roman Sardis
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2019)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] Historical testimonia tell us that in the year 17 CE, an earthquake struck in Western Asia Minor and destroyed the city of Sardis. Recent excavations ...
The postmaster's porcelain : collecting European decorative art in middle America
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
"This dissertation provides a case study of a type of art collecting that has not received significant scholarly attention, one based on the collecting activity of middleclass Americans living in the Midwestern United ...