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The aim of the LRCW Conference series is the presentation and publication of Late Roman pottery (3rd century AD to the end of Antiquity) from the Mediterranean region.
The 7th conference proposed the following sessions:

  • The Western Mediterranean
  • The Eastern Mediterranean
  • Mediterranean Islands in the stream
  • Late Roman Pottery in Hispania
  • Special session: The problem of the 8th century

Presentations by POMEDOR members include:

Eva Todorova, together with Charikleia Diamantis
"Corpus of Byzantine Amphora Stamps"

Alessandra Pecci, together with Miguel Ángel Cau, Joan Roig Ribas:
"PreliminayOrganic Residue Analysis of Late Roman Amphorae from Eivissa (Balearic Islands,...

Date: 
15/10/2019 (All day) to 19/10/2019 (All day)

Residues analysis was carried out on medieval cooking wares from a closed context in Paphos, Cyprus, to see if different food and foodways could be identified in local pots and pans and in cooking wares imported from Frankish Beirut.

Reference:
A. Pecci, R.S. Gabrieli, F. Inserra, M.A. Cau, S.Y. Waksman, Preliminary results of the organic residue analysis of 13th century cooking wares from a household in Frankish Paphos (Cyprus), STAR: Science & Technology of Archaeological Research, DOI: 10.1080/20548923.2016.1183960 (2016)....

This paper is a synthesis of investigations, based on chemical analysis, of various categories of pottery, dated back from the late Roman to the Venetian period. It includes evidences of circulation of cooking wares, which call for a better understanding of the possible influence of these imports on cooking practices.

Reference:
S.Y. Waksman, Archaeometric approaches to ceramics production and imports in Medieval Cyprus, in D. Papanikola-Bakirtzi, N. Coureas (eds.), Cypriot Medieval Ceramics: Reconsiderations and New Perspectives, Nicosie, 257-277 (2014).

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