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635 pages

Illustrated throughout in black and white

Published Dec 2014

Archaeopress Archaeology


Paperback: 9781784910426

Digital: 9781784910433

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The Arverni and Roman Wine

Roman Amphorae from Late Iron Age sites in the Auvergne (Central France): Chronology, fabrics and stamps

By Matthew Loughton

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Large numbers of Greco-Italic and Dressel 1 amphorae were exported to many parts of Gaul during the late Iron Age and they provide a major source of information on the development and growth of the Roman economy during the late Republican period.



Chapter 1: Introduction ;
Chapter 2: The Auvergne and the Arverni ;
Chapter 3: Greco-Italic Amphorae ;
Chapter 4: Dressel 1 Amphorae ;
Chapter 5: Other Types of Republican Amphorae ;
Chapter 6: Methodologies ;
Chapter 7: The Republican Amphora Assemblages from the Auvergne ;
Chapter 8: Assemblage Comparisons ;
Chapter 9: Provenance ;
Chapter 10: Stamps ;
Chapter 11: Distribution ;
Chapter 12: Modification, Reuse, and Deposition ;
Chapter 13: Associated Material Culture ;
Chapter 14: Conclusion ;
Appendix 1: Catalogue of Stamps, Painted Inscriptions, and Graffiti ;
Appendix 2: Gazetteer of Republican Amphora Findspots in France ;