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149 pages

Illustrated throughout in black & white with 1 colour plate

Published May 2015

Archaeopress Archaeology


Paperback: 9781784911157

Digital: 9781784911164

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Archaeopress Roman Archaeology 8

Romans, Rubbish, and Refuse

The archaeobotanical assemblage of Regione VI, insula I, Pompeii

By Charlene Alexandria Murphy

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Presents analysis of all the recovered seeds, fruits and cereal remains from the extensive excavations (1995-2006) by the Anglo-American Project in Pompeii (AAPP), providing a unique research opportunity to undertake a diachronic study of urban Roman plant food consumption and discards.



Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Historical Background Chapter 3: Methodology Chapter 4: Results Chapter 5: Comparison of Archaeological Evidence Chapter 6: Food and Roman Culture Chapter 7: Discussion: Rubbish, Floors and Food Chapter 8: Conclusions Bibilography