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Artefact-based

Roman Amphoras in Britain

This paper is a survey of the principal classes of amphoras circulating in Britain during the Roman period (1st c. BC - 4th c. AD). The form, fabric, sources, contents and dating of each type...

Iron Age and Roman copper alloys from northern Britain

This paper presents the chemical analysis of over 1500 Iron Age and Roman copper alloy artefacts. The data are considered as a whole and in the light of a number of key archaeological variables: chronology, typology, provenance.

Samian Pottery, a Resource for the Study of Roman Britain and Beyond: the results of the English Heritage funded Samian Project. An e-monograph

Samian pottery (terra sigillata) is one of the best-quality data sources available for research in the Roman period. Its wide distribution, standardised typology and comparatively close dating combine to make this artefact class particularly amenable to analytical approaches...

Consumption, deposition and social practice: a ceramic approach to intra-site analysis in late Iron Age to Roman Britain

This paper outlines an approach for the interrogation of excavated pottery assemblages from archaeological sites, as a means of providing insights into themes such social practice and identity...

Environmental

Geoarchaeological Observations on the Roman Town of Ammaia

This article presents, for the first time, multidisciplinary geoarchaeological work by a joint Belgo-Italian team from the universities of Ghent and Cassino in and around the Roman urban site of Ammaia in the northern Alentejo region of Portugal. This project is a geoarchaeological case study...

Fieldwork (excavation and survey)

The Gallo-Roman cremation cemeteries of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg - initial findings of current research

The paper will present the first results of a research project which aims at the elaboration of a complete corpus of all individual Gallo-Roman graves and cemeteries...

Les nécropoles à incinérations gallo-romaines du grand-duché de Luxembourg- Premiers resultats d'une recherche en cours

La contribution vise à présenter les premiers résultats d'un projet de recherche dont les buts sont situés sur deux plans l'élaboration d'un corpus aussi complet que possible de toutes les traces archéologiques de tombes individuelles et de nécropoles gallo-romaines...

The Ave Valley, northern Portugal: an archaeological survey of Iron Age and Roman settlement

The article presents the results of the HRB-funded survey of a sample of the Ave valley undertaken between 1994 and 1998. Introductory sections describe the geographical background and summarise the approaches followed. The field-walking results are then presented with especial emphasis on the ceramics...

Excavations on a Roman Extra-Mural Site at Brough-on-Humber, East Riding of Yorkshire, UK

Excavations revealed a Roman settlement and field-system. Roman structures were identified, both along a road and elsewhere on the site. Other recognisable features included a T-shaped corn-drier, human graves, both cremation and inhumation, and possible ritual animal burials...

Joining the Dots: Continuous Survey, Routine Practice and the Interpretation of a Cypriot Landscape

One of the major challenges facing intensive surface survey, even after some 30 years of development, is how to interpret surface artefact scatters in terms of past human activities and relationships. How can we combine the wealth of systematically collected survey data with the interpretative sophistication of contemporary landscape theory? This study...

Silchester Roman Town Insula IX: The Development of an Urban Property c. AD 40-50 - c. AD 250

The development of an urban property in the Roman town of Calleva Atrebatum (Silchester, Hampshire, England) is traced from the late 1st to the mid-3rd century AD. Three successive periods of building with their associated finds of artefacts and biological remains are described and interpreted...

Methodology

The Application of GIS Viewshed Analysis to Roman Urban Studies: the Case-Study of Empúries, Spain

This article demonstrates the potential of applying GIS viewshed analysis to Roman urban studies. It examines the visual dynamics of the Roman city of Empúries, Spain, through an analysis of the visibility of, and view from, a temple and a domus within the city...

Extracting the social relevance of artefact distribution in Roman military forts

This paper discusses the methodology and analyses being used in this project to investigate social behaviour within Roman military forts and fortresses of the 1st and 2nd centuries CE...

The use and misuse of 'legacy data' in identifying a typology of retail outlets at Pompeii

This article commences with a summary of the ways in which various types of retail outlets have been identified at Pompeii. The conventional approach has been to identify them, and to determine...

Measuring women's influence on Roman military life: using GIS on published excavation reports from the German frontier

The project investigates the distribution of artefacts and artefact assemblages and the presence, activities and status of women and children within Roman military forts...

Procedures for measuring women's influence: Data translation and manipulation and related problems

Preparing data from artefact catalogues of previously published German excavation reports, in the project 'Engendering Roman Spaces', required ongoing refinement of data translation and digital manipulation...

Outreach

The Reticulum Project - museum-based learning for children: an innovative approach to the Romans in Northern England

The Reticulum Project was initially set up as a partnership between The Museum of Antiquities at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne and the First Schools in the Blyth Valley, Northumberland, as part of...

Dea Computrix - another deity for the Roman Pantheon? Journeys in the Roman Empire CD-Rom

This article outlines a personal view on the content and production of a CD-Rom on the Roman world produced by The British Museum, Channel 4, Verulamium Museum and...

Appropriate Levels of Detail in 3-D Visualisation: the House of the Surgeon, Pompeii

This work uses the House of the Surgeon in Pompeii as a case study and seeks to illustrate the most effective ways to display information to a range of audiences. In using the flexibility of computer modelling...

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