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Lusitanian Amphorae: Production and Distribution
Language: en
Pages: 474
Authors: Inês Vaz Pinto, Rui Roberto de Almeida, Archer Martin
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-30 - Publisher: Archaeopress Archaeology

More than a century of archaeological investigation in Portugal has helped to discover, excavate and study many Lusitanian amphorae kiln sites, with their amphorae being widely distributed in Lusitania. These containers were identified in Ostia and Rome from the 1970s and thereafter in many sites around the Mediterranean, but their
Roman Amphora Contents: Reflecting on the Maritime Trade of Foodstuffs in Antiquity (In honour of Miguel Beltrán Lloris)
Language: en
Pages: 512
Authors: Darío Bernal-Casasola, Michel Bonifay, Alessandra Pecci, Victoria Leitch
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-11-04 - Publisher: Archaeopress Publishing Ltd

Presents the results of the RACIIC International Congress (Roman Amphora Contents International Interactive Conference, Cádiz, 2015), dedicated to the distinguished Spanish amphorologist Miguel Beltrán Lloris. This volume aims to reflect on the current state of knowledge about the palaeocontents of Roman amphorae.
The Ovoid Amphorae in the Central and Western Mediterranean
Language: en
Pages: 430
Authors: Enrique García Vargas, Rui Roberto de Almeida, Horacio González Cesteros, Antonio Sáez Romero
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-30 - Publisher: Archaeopress Publishing Ltd

Based on the proceedings of a workshop held at Seville University in 2015, this book looks at several series of amphorae created in the Late Republican Roman period, sharing a generally ovoid shape in their bodies – a group of material which, until now, has rarely been studied.
Rei Cretariae Romanae Fautorum: Acta 46
Language: en
Pages: 620
Authors: Catarina Viegas
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-12-31 - Publisher: Archaeopress Publishing Ltd

Acta 46 comprises 64 articles. Out of the 120 scheduled lectures and posters presented at the 31st Congress of the Rei Cretariæ Romanæ Favtores, 61 are included in the present volume, to which three further were added. Given the location of the conference in Romania it seems natural that there
The Story of Garum
Language: en
Pages: 314
Authors: Sally Grainger
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-12-30 - Publisher: Routledge

The Story of Garum recounts the convoluted journey of that notorious Roman fish sauce, known as garum, from a smelly Greek fish paste to an expensive luxury at the heart of Roman cuisine and back to obscurity as the Roman empire declines. This book is a unique attempt to meld