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Roman Amphorae of the 1st-3rd centuries AD found on the Lower Danube, Typology

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ISBN: 83-235-0138-6
Description: softcover, 386 pp. (23,5x17 cm); figs
Condition: very good
Weight: 625g.

 

 

 

Piotr Dyczek, Roman Amphorae of the 1st-3rd centuries AD found on the Lower Danube, Typology, Warsaw University Press, Warsaw 2001



Original and innovative work, including typology of Roman amphorae, originating from the Lower Danube area of the 1st - 3rd centuries AD. This work distinguishes and broadly describes 36 types of amphorae. We should mention the following from among unquestionable achievements of the author: taking advantage of physical and chemical analyses in order to establish the composition of pottery and amphorae manufacturing centres, with consideration given to discoveries found in ancient sunken shipwrecks in order to determine the dates of some amphorae manufacturing.


Introduction
Chapter I: Territorial and chronological horizons
Chapter II: State of research and technological aspects of amphorae production
Chapter III: Typology of amphorae found in the Lower Danube area
TYPE 1
TYPE 2
TYPE 3
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TYPE 34
TYPE 35
TYPE 36
Chapter IV: Remarks on the development of Roman amphorae, with special focus on the region of the Lower Danube
Chapter V: Amphorae and the economy
Closing remarks
Amphorae provenience and various stamps, painted and scratched inscriptions found on the vessel surfaces
Bibliography
Illustrations