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H 290 x W 205 mm

414 pages

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Published Feb 2017

Archaeopress Archaeology


Paperback: 9781784915421

Digital: 9781784915438

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Amphorae; Roman Military; Trade; Supplies; Archaeology; Northern Europe

Archaeopress Roman Archaeology 20

Amphorae from the Kops Plateau (Nijmegen): trade and supply to the Lower-Rhineland from the Augustan period to AD 69/70

Edited by Cèsar Carreras, Joost van den Berg

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The amphorae from Kops Plateau represent a singular example of Roman military supply in northern Europe at a very early date. Their analysis sheds light on trading routes in the Atlantic regions, and from Gaul to Germany.



Preface (David Williams) ;
Chapter 1. Introduction (Cèsar Carreras & Joost van den Berg) ;
Chapter 2. Methodology (Cèsar Carreras, F. S. Beijaard & N. Polak) ;
Chapter 3. Amphorae from the West: Hispania (Spain and Portugal) (Horacio González Cesteros, Rui Roberto de Almeida & Cèsar Carreras) ;
Chapter 4. Amphorae from the West: Gaul (Florian Schimmer & Joost van den Berg) ;
Chapter 5. Amphorae from the Roman Heartland: Imports from Italy (Florian Schimmer) ;
Chapter. 6. Amphorae from Africa, the Aegean and the Levant (Joost van den Berg & Florian Schimmer) ;
Chapter. 7. Regional Amphorae from pre-Flavian Nijmegen: a new Group of Intra-Regional Containers (Joost van den Berg) ;
Chapter 8. Amphorae-Epigraphy: Stamps, Graffiti and Tituli Picti from Roman Nijmegen (Piero Berni Millet & Stephan Weiß-König) ;
Chapter 9. Excursus: Amphorae from the Early-Augustan Legionary Camp on the Hunerberg, Nijmegen (Joost van den Berg, Horacio González Cesteros & Ryan Niemeijer) ;
Chapter 10. Conclusions (Cèsar Carreras & Joost van den Berg) ;
Chapter 11. References

About the Author

Cèsar Carreras Monfort is currently senior lecturer in the field of Classical Archaeology at the Department of Antiquity Science at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) since 2011. Before, he was lecturer in the Department of Humanities of the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) since 1997. He has a PhD in Ancient History (1995) from the Universitat de Barcelona, another PhD in Archaeology (1994) from Southampton University (United Kingdom) and a Master Science in Computer applications in archaeology (1991) from Southampton University (United Kingdom). He is currently involved in excavations at the Roman towns of Iesso (Guissona) and Iulia Libica (Llívia) and the Roman Republican fortress of Puig Castellar (Biosca). He has published many books and papers on amphorae found in Britain, Germany, Italy, Spain and now the Netherlands. ;

Joost van den Berg studied Ancient History and Roman Provincial Archaeology at the Radboud University of Nijmegen. Since then he has worked as curator for the archaeological collections of municipality of Nijmegen, the province of Gelderland and the Gallo-Roman Museum in Tongeren. He has also been employed as a Roman finds specialist for Radboud University and the Nijmegen archaeological service. Currently he is the curator for the archaeological collection of the province of Zeeland (Stichting Cultureel Erfgoed Zeeland) in Middelburg.