book cover
Download Sample PDF

H 297 x W 210 mm

136 pages

83 figures, plates, maps, plans, drawings and photographs (60 in colour); 27 tables; with CD

Published Apr 2007

Archaeopress Archaeology


Paperback: 9781905739110

Recommend to a librarian

club; Hercules; hero cult; hypogeum; portico; Pola; sacrificial pit; sanctuary; temple; water source; well

Archaeopress Roman Archaeology 40

Heritage Management at Fort Hood, Texas: experiments in historic landscape characterisation

By Glynn Barrett, Alka Starac, Lucie Dingwall, Vincent Gaffney

Includes PDF

PDF eBook
(personal use)

PDF eBook
(institutional use)

Add to basket

Add to wishlist

Carried out as an international collaboration between the Fort Hood Cultural Resource Management Team and the Institute of Archaeology and Antiquity (University of Birmingham, UK), this project provides a novel application of historic landscape characterisation (HLC) methodologies at the base.



Chapter 1: Introduction ;

Chapter 2: The Late Republican sanctuary – The Hercules sanctuary area before the foundation of the Roman colony ;

Chapter 3: Hercules, hero and protector of the source – Sacrificial offerings at the time of the construction of the sanctuary ;

Chapter 4: Plan of the sanctuary of Hercules – Models and interpretation ;

Chapter 5: Architectural decoration ;
Introduction ;
I. Architectural elements found in the archaeological excavations in the St Theodore Quarter in Kandler street (Block XVI, Location XI) 2005-2009 ;
II. Architectural elements from the Roman collection of the Archaeological Museum of Istria found before 2005 ;

Chapter 6: Construction of Hercules’ sanctuary – Economical aspects, import of amphorae and senatorial dynasties ;


About the Author

Alka Starac has worked in the fields of Roman archaeology, epigraphy, history and economy since defending her PhD dissertation Roman rule in Histria and Liburnia’in 1996 at the University of Zagreb. She has published more than eighty scholarly papers in international archaeological publications, ten monographs (either as author or editor) and has worked on several archaeological exhibitions dealing with Roman Istria.