36 search results for “ornaments”
About the programme
In this MA programme you will explore the prominent role of and the interactions between the visual and applied arts and architecture in Medieval and Early Modern societies. You will be able to prepare for a career in research by following a range of specialist seminars with a focus on current debates
Personal ornaments: changing identities in the Dutch Neolithic and Bronze Age
Numerous beads and pendants of amber, jet and bone have been found in Dutch Neolithic and Bronze Age context, both in settlements and in graves. Because ornaments are personal items, they are closely linked with people’s identity.
Geometry in ornament: On the history, theory and science about the presumed universality of geometrical patterns and its cognitive foundation
Knowledge and culture subproject 3: "Visual arts and geometry" of Leiden University Centre for Linguistics
A biographical approach to material cultural interactions between Caribbean communities and Europeans across the historical divide (AD 1000-1800)
Indigenous adornment in a pan-Caribbean perspective
the production, use and exchange of bodily accoutrements through the lenses of the microscope
Seascape Corridors: How modelling routes through the sea can illuminate early island culture
What are the capabilities or limitations of traveling between islands and how does this reflect seasonal variation? Is it possible to show higher levels of connectivity between islands based on generated pathways between several sites on two separate islands?
Abstract patterns and representations: the re-cognition of geometric ornament
Die Partimenti von Giovanni Paisiello Ansätze zu ihrem Verständnis
This doctoral thesis focuses on Paisiello's partimenti and how to approach their realization and performance.
Reconstructing Object Biographies
We live in a world of things and people in the past must have been as closely entangled with their material surroundings as we are now. In the Laboratory for Artefact Studies Van Gijn takes a close look at the biographies of objects: what kind of raw material an object is made off and what is its provenience,