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Author Castiglia, Gabriele, author

Title Il Duomo di Siena : excavations and pottery below Siena Cathedral / Gabriele Castiglia
Published Oxford : Archaeopress, [2014]


Description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Series Archaeopress archaeology
Archaeopress archaeology.
Contents Foreword: The missed opportunities of a town: Siena, excavations beneath the cathedral Premise The Excavation: The cathedral hill from its origins to the Roman era; Rhythms of the crisis: The contextual recession between Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages; The Early Middle Ages: new forms of settlement and economic relations between the 6th and 10th centuries AD; A Second Transition: The rebirth of the context in the Middle Ages Pottery from the Excavation: Introduction; Coarse Ware; Fine ware; African Red Slip Ware (ARS); Red engobe ware; Amphorae; Lamps; Sigillata Italica; Maiolica Arcaica; Glazed Ware Conclusions Appendix: Methodological notes and analysis of mixtures Bibliography
Summary This work is the result of the processing of the excavation data and of the pottery coming from the stratigraphy underneath the cathedral of Siena. The surveys were conducted between August 2000 and May 2003 by the Department of Archaeology and History of Arts of the University of Siena, with the scientific coordination of Professor Riccardo Francovich and Professor Marco Valenti and the collaboration of the Opera del Duomo di Siena
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Available through Archaeopress Digital Subscription Service
Audience Specialized
Notes Online resource; title from home page (viewed on March 16, 2016)
Subject Duomo di Siena.
Duomo di Siena
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Italy -- Siena
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Archaeology
Excavations (Archaeology)
Siena (Italy) -- Antiquities
Italy -- Siena
Form Electronic book
Author Archaeopress, publisher.
LC no. 2014407610
ISBN 190573977X