Answered By: Beth Hylen Last Updated: Oct 06, 2016 Views: 11
This article on the CMoG website explains that we do not know when glass was first invented. It gives an ancient story about the beginnings of glass making as described by Pliny.
This 2012 book gives a thorough explanation of current archeological research on early glassmaking:
Shortland, Andrew, Lapis Lazuli from the Kiln. Glass and Glassmaking in the Late Bronze Age. Leuven (Belgium): Leuven University Press, 2012.
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