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Roman Samian pottery in Britain

Peter Webster

Roman Samian pottery in Britain

by Peter Webster

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Published by Council for British Archaeology in York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementPeter Webster ; with contributions by G B Dannell ; illustrations by Peter Webster and Yvonne Beadnell.
SeriesPractical handbooks in archaeology -- no.13
ContributionsDannell, G. B., Council for British Archaeology.
The Physical Object
Pagination138p.
Number of Pages138
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17300743M

replicated in Britain. STAFFORDSHIRE SLIPWARE ( – AD) th The clay fabric is usually a pale buff colour, usually decorated with thin brown stripes and a yellow glaze, or yellow stripes and a brown glaze. This was the first pottery to be made in moulds in Bri tain since Roman File Size: 1MB. Buy Roman Pottery In Britain 1 by Tyers, Paul (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1).

Roman Samian Ware (Terra Sigillata), A specialist chapter dealing with this subject added to the revised second edition of "The Archaeology of Roman Britain" (Methuen, ), and .   Evidence of connections with the wider Roman world also come in the form of amphora fragments related to the import of olive oil and wine from the Mediterranean, and Samian Ware pottery from Gaul. In addition to craft activities, it appears that farming played a significant role in the lives of Ipplepen’s Romano-British : Amy Brunskill.

  Marsh, G.D. ‘London's samian supply and its relationship to the development of the Gallic samian industry’, in Anderson, A.C. and Anderson, A.S. (eds), Roman Pottery Research in Britain and North-West Europe, BAR International Series , Oxford, – Cited by: 7. Roman Britain. Fantastic orange-ware Terra Sigillata pottery fragment from Roman England, c. 1st - 3rd century AD. Decorative with a floral motif and a dove, an early symbol of Christianity. Old 's collection label on back reads "A piece of Roman pottery dug up on play ground, St. Peter's School, York." 66 mm (2 1/2") dia. #AR $ SOLD.


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5/5(3). Roman Samian Pottery in Britain book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The course notes which Peter Webster and Geoffrey Dannell /5(3). Roman Samian Pottery in Britain by Peter Webster () on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Roman Samian Pottery in Britain by Peter Webster ().

Roman Samian Pottery in Britain - Peter Webster - Google Books. The course notes which Peter Webster and Geoffrey Dannell put together in the early s have been tried and tested, revised and rewritten, and now form this `introduction to samian ware in Britain': what it is and why it is important; how it was made, both plain and decorated; where it was made, when, and with what fabrics; and the.

The wide range of illustrations makes the book invaluable both to students and to archaeologists digging on-site, as well as to those interested in finding out more about a remarkable period of life in the history of Britain. Category: Social Science Roman Samian Pottery In Britain.

These include vessels imported from the most exotic regions of the Roman Empire, products of the samian industries of Gaul and those of local kitchenware industries in Britain.

Products were as diverse as bowls, amphorae and lamps, while fired clay was also used to make tiles, figurines and even moulds for metalworking.

Samian A glossy brick-red tableware, samian is the most recognisable Roman pottery found in Britain. It was industrially produced on a scale unequalled until the 18th century. It is estimated that one centre turned out a million vessels a year.

Samian was primarily used for displaying and serving food. In Britain this distinctive type of Roman pottery is termed 'samian', while on the Continent it is known as 'terra sigillata', which translates literally from the Latin as 'stamped earth'.

This is. Paul Tyers Roman Amphoras in Britain Internet Archaeology 1, The chapters describing the principal types of Roman amphoras recovered from sites in Britain from the book, Roman Pottery in Britain, are here converted into a series of web types are described.

Terra sigillata is a term with at least three distinct meanings: as a description of medieval medicinal earth; in archaeology, as a general term for some of the fine red Ancient Roman pottery with glossy surface slips made in specific areas of the Roman Empire; and more recently, as a description of a contemporary studio pottery technique supposedly inspired by ancient pottery.

The Samian Pottery study sought to make the best use of samian evidence as a key resource for exploring a range of questions in Roman archaeology. The study collated a large body of data and applied hitherto under-utilised methods to extract archaeological information from this material.

The data is held in three spreadsheets. A selection of pottery found in Roman Britain. The assemblage includes Black-burnished ware jars, a Rusticated Ware jar, a Central Gaulish Colour-Coated Ware beaker, Trier Black-slipped Ware with white trailed decoration, Nene Valley Colour Coated Ware, a coarse ware cheese press and other fine wares.

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Buy Roman Samian Pottery in Britain 3rd ed. by Webster, Peter (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(3). Samian Ware, or Terra Sigillata, is basically fancy Roman tableware. It is the most commonly used high quality pottery from Roman Britain.

Where was it made. Roman Samian pottery found in Britain was mainly made in the southern, central and eastern areas of Gaul (France).

Romano-British Samian was also produced in places such as Colchester, however the clay was inferior and not popular, and.

When digging a Roman site, the discovery of even the smallest sherd of Samian Ware brings a smile to any archaeologist. It is beautiful stuff. Instantly recogniseable, smooth surfaced, rich red-brown in colour and sometimes finely detailed, it is the classic Roman ceramic find.

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Roman Samian Pottery in Britain. Background Notes. By P.V. Webster. Practical Handbook in Archaeology Council for British Archaeology, London, Pp.

vi +figs Price:. ISBN I 56 7. Journal of Roman Pottery Studies. 7 vols (from vol. Oxbow Books for the Study Group for Romano-British Pottery, Oxford, This paper presents some of the results of an English Heritage funded study of the distribution of samian pottery (Terra Sigillata).

It aims to highlight the value of samian pottery as a resource for exploring a range of archaeological questions beyond its essential role in providing dating by:. Hartley, B. R., ‘The Roman occupation of Scotland. The evidence of samian ware’, Britannia, 3, (), pp.

King King, A., ‘The decline of samian manufacture in the north-west provinces: problems of chronology and interpretation’ in The Roman West in the third century.Terra sigillata ware, bright-red, polished pottery used throughout the Roman Empire from the 1st century bc to the 3rd century term means literally ware made of clay impressed with designs.

Other names for the ware are Samian ware (a misnomer, since it has nothing to do with the island of Samos) and Arretine ware (which, properly speaking, should be restricted to that produced at.Additional Physical Format: Online version: Webster, Peter.

Roman Samian pottery in Britain. York [England]: Council for British Archaeology,