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Attached are some scanned pages from the book, Glass: A Short History by David Whitehouse. He states that the “first man-made glass was produced in Mesopotamia… during the Bronze Age, about 2300 BC.”  There is an image included of “one of the earliest closely datable glass vessels.”

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Comments (2)

  1. Hello! I found it useful to get a reference to the statements, however I am unable to retrieve the attached scanned pages.

    Could you email these to me, or possibly just state on which pages it says that the oldest manmade glass is from roughly 2300 BC?

    Regards
    Anders
    by Anders Hansen on Nov 14, 2016.
  2. They should be available now. Thank You!
    by Paul Chasse on Apr 20, 2017.