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By Marcus Milwright

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This creation to the archaeology of the Islamic international strains the historical past of the self-discipline from its earliest manifestations via to the current and evaluates the contribution made via archaeology to the knowledge of key features of Islamic tradition. the writer argues that it truly is crucial for the result of archaeological learn to be extra totally built-in into the broader ancient research of the Islamic international. His supplier of the e-book into extensive subject matters permits a spotlight on matters which are appropriate throughout varied areas and sessions, and the extensive geographical scope displays the main target of archaeological paintings within the Islamic global to the current day. (1/1/11)

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32. Marçais (1928). For a bibliographic survey of other studies of North African ceramics, see Vitelli and Pringle (1978). See also the bibliography in Benco (1987). 33 Bahgat and Massoul (1930). The bibliography for the domestic architecture at Fustat is presented in Scanlon (1970) and in Kubiak and Scanlon (1973). 34 Publications are reviewed in Tonghini and Grube (1989); Milwright (2001a). 35 Wulzinger, Wittek and Sarre (1935); Koechlin (1928). On the excavation of the kilns of Iznik, see Aslanapa, Yetkin and Altun (1989); Atasoy and Raby (1994), 50–64.

If one traces the continuation of this route, it leads to the oasis of Azraq. Early Islam and late antiquity 37 Turning west from the northernmost extension of the Wadi al-Sirhan, one is led past Umayyad sites such as Qusayr ‘Amra, Qasr al-Kharana (Fig. 10), and Qasr al-Muwaqqar on the way to the adminstrative capital of ‘Amman. Other major routes into Jordan passed further to the west, one of them leading from Tayma’, via a series of wells in the desert, to the Umayyad site of Qasr al-Tuba (which has several wells within a few kilometres from the site).

20 For instance, on the difficulties of establishing confessional allegiance in rural areas of Norman Sicily, see Johns (1995b). 21 Introductions to the history of Islamic art and architecture include: Ettinghausen, Grabar and Jenkins-Madina (2001); Blair and Bloom (1994); Hillenbrand (1994). 22 An introduction to Islamic archaeology 22 Bliss and Macalister (1902). For the Islamic pottery from the site, see their pl. 65. 23 The historiography of Islamic archaeology has been discussed (with extensive bibliographies) in Rogers (1974) and Vernoit (1997).

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