Title

Wind-towers and pearl fishing: Architectural signals in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century Arabian Gulf

Source of Publication

Antiquity

Abstract

In this exercise in early modern Islamic archaeology, the authors make an intriguing link between pearl fishing and the wind-towers which provided air-conditioning to the luxury apartments of the successful merchants.

Document Type

Article

First Page

625

Last Page

635

Publication Date

1-1-2005

DOI

10.1017/S0003598X00114565

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