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Pottery production and distribution in the Pontine region: a review of data of the Pontine Region Project

G TOL, T DE HAAS, G OLCESE (ed.)

Edizioni Quasar | Published : 2013

Abstract

In this article, we review the evidence regarding pottery production and distribution in the Pontine region (Lazio, central Italy). This review is based on data of the Pontine Region Project (PRP), a long-term research project conducted by the Groningen Institute of Archaeology (GIA). We combine evidence from excavations at various production sites in the coastal area with ceramic data gathered during field surveys in various parts of the region, yielding information on the production as well as the consumption of locally produced ceramics. Acknowledging that further work is necessary, these data allow some preliminary observations on pottery production and exchange systems on local and regi..

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