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A road station on the Tabula Peutingeriana. Excavations at Astura

G TOL, P ATTEMA, N Poulou-Papadimitriou (ed.), E Nodarou (ed.), V Kilikoglou (ed.)

Archaeopress | Published : 2014


In the summers of 2007 and 2008 a team of the Groningen Institute of Archaeology (GIA) mapped and sampled a section containing archaeological materials near the mouth of the Astura river (Nettuno, Lazio, Central Italy). The principal aim of this study was to obtain insight in the pottery wares and shapes that circulated in the study area between the Late Roman and the Early Medieval period, phases for which sites almost completely lack in the dataset built up in the course of GIA’s long-running Pontine Region Project. This article provides an overview of the amphora, coarse and cooking wares types attested at this site. These indicate that the site participated in long-distance trade networ..

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