Search for dissertations about: "Roman vessels"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words Roman vessels.

  1. 1. Ritualization - Hybridization - Fragmentation : The Mutability of Roman Vessels in Germania Magna AD 1–400

    University dissertation from Department of Archaeology and Ancient History, Lund University

    Author : Fredrik Ekengren; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; ritual destruction; obolus; imports; Roman Iron Age; Roman vessels; Germania Magna; transformation; appropriation; practice theory; ritual practice; princely graves; fürstengräber; identity construction; silver vessels; Germanic pottery; hybridity; Roman glass; Charon s coin; fragmentation; enchainment;

    Abstract : This PhD thesis deals with the transformation of imported vessels of Roman origin in Germania Magna during the Roman Iron Age, 1-400 AD. The concept of transformation in this context refers to the various ways these objects were interpreted, physically altered and consequently changed with regard to their function and meaning. READ MORE

  2. 2. Glass, alcohol and power in Roman Iron Age Scotland - a study of the Roman vessel glass from non-Roman/native sites in north Northumberland and Scotland

    University dissertation from Department of Archaeology and Ancient History, Lund University

    Author : Dominic Ingemark; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Celtic and Germanic drinking customs; Roman; Symbols of power; Material culture; Presitige goods systems; Roman–native exchange; Free Germany; Roman glass; Iron Age Northumberland Scotland; Wine; mead; beer; Archaeology; Arkeologi;

    Abstract : This thesis is based on a study of Roman glass vessels found on non-Roman/native sites - chiefly of Roman Iron Age date (AD 0-400) - beyond Hadrian’s Wall in northern Britain. Roman glass vessels have been discovered on 60 sites in total, the majority of which are settlements of various types, and only a minor part are graves. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Artisanal Perspective in Action : An Archaeology in Practice

    University dissertation from Department of Archaeology and Ancient History, Lund University

    Author : Katarina Botwid; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; expertise; artisanal perspective; skill; artisanal interpretation; practice; craft; craftspersons; techniques; knowledge; situated learning; master–apprentice; artefacts; tools; imprints; fingerprints; colour; crayon; artist material; re-interpretation; evaluation; tacit knowledge; embodied knowledge; silent knowledge; silent studies; contemporary artisanship;

    Abstract : In what way can an artisanal perspective and artisanal knowledge contribute to current archaeology? How can theories about skill and expertise explain and affect research on artisanal issues? These are the questions that are in focus and have been explored in the four collected papers and in the concluding article in this thesis. The author proposes an artisanal perspective from an interdisciplinary viewpoint. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Prima Porta Garden Archaeological Project. Terra sigillata from the Villa of Livia, Rome. Consumption and discard in the early Principate

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Classical Archaeology and Ancient History

    Author : Allan Klynne; Uppsala universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Classical archaeology and ancient history; Villa of Livia; terra sigillata; Central Italian sigillata; fabrics; trade; consumption; discard; refuse; formation processes; chronology.; Antikens kultur och samhällsliv; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Historical cultures Classical archaeology and ancient history; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historiska kulturer Antikens kultur och samhälle; Classical Archaeology and Ancient History; antikens kultur och samhällsliv;

    Abstract : This study examines a corpus of Italian sigillata from the Villa of Livia outside Rome, and presents the excavations during which it was found. Most of the material stems from archaeologically secure contexts, a refuse tip and dump dating to the late Augustan and Neronian periods respectively. READ MORE