Title

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

Document Type

Article

Source of Publication

Antiquity

Publication Date

1-1-2005

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.

ISSN

0003-598X

Publisher

Company of Biologists Ltd

Volume

79

Issue

305

First Page

625

Last Page

635

Disciplines

Arts and Humanities

Keywords

Buildings, Maritime trade, Nineteenth century, Pearls, Persian Gulf

Scopus ID

25144494272

Indexed in Scopus

yes

Open Access

yes

Open Access Type

Green: A manuscript of this publication is openly available in a repository

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