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Title Life in the limes : studies of the people and objects of the Roman frontiers presented to Lindsay Allason-Jones on the occasion of her birthday and retirement / edited by Frances McIntosh & Rob Collins
Published Oxford ; Philadelphia : Oxbow Books, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 238 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
Contents Introduction: A wall for all / Rob Collins and Frances McIntosh -- The Nature and function of Roman frontiers revisited / W.S. Hanson -- The Roman army and the Roman smith: Some evidence from Britain / W.H. Manning -- The accommodation of soldiers' wives in Roman fort barracks -- on Hadrian's Wall and beyond / Nick Hodgson -- If the shoe fits: Style and status in the assemblage of children's shoes from Vindolanda / Elizabeth M. Greene -- A group of finds from outside the south-west gate of South Shields Roman fort / A.T. Croom with a contribution by M. Henig -- The Roman names of the fort at South Shields and an altar to the Di Conservatores / Paul Bidwell -- Commemorating the Wall: Roman sculpture and inscriptions from Hadrian's Wall / David Breeze -- Monumentalising military service: Soldiers in Romano-British sculpture / Jon Coulston -- The Corbridge Hoard revisited / M.C. Bishop -- Characterising cult communities in the Roman provinces: Some observations on small finds evidence from the sanctuary of Liber Pater, Apulum / Ian Haynes -- The Boston helmet: A preliminary account of a Parthian/Roman-era artefact at the Museum of Fine Arts / Simon James -- A pipeclay pseudo-Venus figurine from Binchester Roman fort, County Durham / Iain Ferris -- Notes on the Vindolanda 'calendar': Related artefacts and the purpose of the Vindolanda fragment / Alexander Meyer -- A bead from Housesteads revisited / H.E.M. cool -- Keeping watch: A key handle from Font-y-Gary, Vale of Glamorgan / Nina Crummy and Mark Lodwick -- Art and society: Gems from northern Britain / Martin Henig -- Personal possessions or traded goods? Finds of decorated mould-blown glass vessels on Flavian sites in Northern Britain / Jennifer Price -- Stories from black bangles: Jewellry and other finds of jet-like materials in Roman Scotland / Fraser Hunter -- Lost and Found: Casual loss and (re)discovery of Roman objects from the northern frontier / Rob Collins -- Known unknowns: 'Invisible' people in temporary camps / Rebecca H. Jones -- The rise and fall of the Housesteads amphitheatre / Tony Wilmott -- The Wall's first great collection: The Clayton Collection / Frances McIntosh -- An Etruscan mirror from the collection of the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne / Andrew Parkin -- 'Drive away the cloud of plague': A Greek amulet from Roman London / R.S.O. Tomlin -- Putting some flesh on the bones: leather bikinis and body size / Carol van Driel-Murray -- Tailpiece: Roman mice in art, allegory and actuality / Ralph Jackson -- Lindsay Allason-Jones: A bibliography / Emma Morris
Notes Festschrift for Lindsay Allason-Jones
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Classical antiquities
Material culture -- Great Britain
Material culture
Military archaeology -- Great Britain
Military archaeology
Classical antiquities.
HISTORY -- Ancient -- General.
Material culture.
Military archaeology.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Archaeology
United Kingdom -- Antiquities, Roman
United Kingdom.
Römisches Reich
Form Electronic book
Author Allason-Jones, Lindsay, honouree
Collins, Rob, 1977- editor
McIntosh, Frances, editor
ISBN 1782972560 (electronic bk.)
9781782972563 (electronic bk.)