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A Mortarium Bibliography for Roman Britain

Type: Artefact databases or image collections Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The purpose of this mortarium bibliography is to collate the disparate literature on mortaria in order to make it more accessible to pottery specialists and other interested individuals. Undertaken principally between 1995 and 1998, with some updating in 2001 and 2004, the resulting biblio...

Hayton Roman Pottery Database

Type: Artefact databases or image collections Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

This project originated as an English Heritage funded project to develop an easy way of depositing the digital archive generated by the cataloguing of pottery. Another aspect of the project was to try to attempt to address the long standing tension inherent in the dissemination and publica...

Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

Type: Artefact databases or image collections Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

This website is an online and introductory resource for the study of Roman amphorae, rather than a definitive study of all amphorae for specialists. It encompasses most of the principal types manufactured throughout the Roman empire between the late third century BC and the early seventh c...

Database of Implement Petrology for Britain

Type: Artefact databases or image collections Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The Database of Implement Petrology for Britain contains records assembled by the Implement Petrology Committee of the Council for British Archaeology between the 1930s and the mid 1980s. The database contains contains the results of examining more than 7,500 stone implements from the Brit...

Unlocking Early Anglo-Saxon Girdle-Hangers

Type: Artefact databases or image collections Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

This project focuses on a poorly studied artefact from the early Anglo-Saxon period - girdle-hangers - that are most often found in female burials in southeastern England from the late 5th to early 7th century AD. With the aim of contextualizing girdle-hangers within the female costume and...

Culture and Gender in the Danelaw: Scandinavian and Anglo-Scandinavian Brooches, 850-1050

Type: Artefact databases or image collections Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

This is a substantial body of data comprising just over 500 brooches and pendants worn by women in the ninth and tenth centuries. It is hugely significant as a new body of evidence for the Scandinavian settlements in England. Many objects have been recorded in ways that can be difficult to...

South Yorkshire / North Derbyshire Medieval Ceramics Reference Collection

Type: Artefact databases or image collections Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The South Yorkshire and north Derbyshire regional medieval ceramics reference collection is one of the results of the review of medieval pottery studies in England undertaken by Maureen Mellor on behalf of the Medieval Pottery Research Group and English Heritage in the early 1990s (Mellor...

Analysis of Roman Silver coins, Augustus to the reform of Trajan (27 BC - AD 100)

Type: Artefact databases or image collections Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

In 2001 funding was obtained from the Leverhulme Trust (Grant No. RF&G/6/2002/0336) and the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Research Committee and the University Research Board of the American University of Beirut, Lebanon to undertake a one year project to apply this methodology to the coina...

Hedingham Ware Pottery Database

Type: Artefact databases or image collections Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The main aim of the study was to characterise the medieval pottery industry of the Sible Hedingham area and its output so that its products can be more readily identified at consumer sites, and to increase our knowledge of medieval pottery in Essex and East Anglia. The aim was also to pla...

Iron Age and Roman Coins from Wales

Type: Artefact databases or image collections Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

This comprehensive database of ancient coins discovered in modern Wales has been created by researchers from Cardiff School of History & Archaeology with funding from the Board of Celtic Studies. The primary objectives of the project were to create an inventory of ancient coins from Wales...