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Study of the Deposition and Distribution of Copper Alloy Vessels in Roman Britain (Paperback) (Jason

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By examining patterns in depositional practice as well as the geographic and site distribution of copper alloy vessels in Roman Britain, this book offers an analysis of the varying and divergent practices of material culture in the British provinces under Roman rule. The work also seeks to offer a useful classification system for the study and discussion of copper alloy vessels by adapting familiar typology as well as introducing new vocabulary. Analysis is given to patterns in the deposition of vessel forms during the Roman period in Britain as well as addressing their spatial relation to other objects and their use of decoration. Insight is also offered into the functional application of these objects and how changing culture practice led to the shifting of use from smaller vessel forms in the early Roman period to larger vessel forms by Late Antiquity. Additionally, the discussion offered in this book serves as a case study in the application of small finds research to the larger theoretical debates concerning Rome and its provinces.
Number of Pages: 258
Genre: Social Science, History
Sub-Genre: Europe / Great Britain, Archaeology, Ancient / Rome
Format: Paperback
Publisher: David Brown Book Co
Author: Jason Lundock
Language: English
Street Date: October 15, 2015
TCIN: 50305661
UPC: 9781784911805
Item Number (DPCI): 248-05-3581
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