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Quarrying in antiquity

J. B. Ward-Perkins

Quarrying in antiquity

technology, tradition and social change

by J. B. Ward-Perkins

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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Building stones -- History.,
  • Quarries and quarrying -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J. B. Ward-Perkins.
    SeriesMortimer Wheeler archaeological lecture, British Academy, 1971., Mortimer Wheeler archaeological lecture,, 1971.
    ContributionsBritish Academy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTN950 .W25
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24, xvi p.
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5093023M
    ISBN 100197256872
    LC Control Number74164627

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Quarrying in antiquity by J. B. Ward-Perkins Download PDF EPUB FB2

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: From the proceedings of the British Academy, volume Description: 24, xvi pages illustrations, map 25 cm. Abstract. Despite the fact that some random information on ancient quarries was already recorded by western travellers in the East from the mid 15th century A.D.

onwards, the oldest one being the description of the lychnites quarries on Paros by Cyriacus of Ancona, a systematical study of ancient quarrying techniques has mainly been a phenomenon of the last three by: Koukouvou, Angeliki, Quarrying Stone.

From the Asomata quarries to the buildings of the Macedonian kings. A study on quarrying poros limestone in antiquity (Thessaloniki, Kornelia Sfakianaki Editions, ), pp.

+ 62 plates. Bloxam, E, Storemyr, P & Heldal, THard stone quarrying in the Egyptian Old Kingdom (3rd millenium BC): Rethinking the social organisation. in Y Maniatis (ed.), ASMOSIA VII: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference of Association for the Study of Marble and Other Stones in Antiquity.

vol. 51, De Boccard, Paris France, pp. - Author: Elizabeth Bloxam, Per Storemyr, Tom Heldal. Megalith quarries for Stonehenge's bluestones - Volume 93 Issue - Mike Parker Pearson, Josh Pollard, Colin Richards, Kate Welham, Chris Casswell, Charles French, Duncan Schlee, Dave Shaw, Ellen Simmons, Adam Stanford, Richard Bevins, Rob IxerCited by: 3.

Book review of “Ancient Stones: Quarrying, Trade, and Provenance” (by Waelkens et al., eds, ). Geoarchaeology, v. 8, n. 4, p.

Presentation at 7th international conference of the Association for the Study of Marble and Other Stones in Antiquity, Thasos, Greece; abstract in 'Book. This book explores the nature and importance of ancient trade, considering its ecological and cultural significance as well as its economic aspects.

Reviews Ward-Perkins, J. () ‘Quarrying in antiquity: technology, tradition and social change. Prehistoric communities carried out quarrying activities to obtain raw materials for tool production.

These were produced either directly for immediate or later use by the same groups who quarried the stone, or indirectly by distributing the raw material or partially or completely manufactured products to third parties.

Books shelved as antiquity: The Odyssey by Homer, The Iliad by Homer, The Aeneid by Virgil, Meditations by Marcus Aurelius, and Antigone by Sophocles. In book: Ancient Stones: Quarrying, Trade and Provenance (pp) The positive distinction between ‘Marmor Misium’ and two other granites used in antiquity and macroscopically very.

The papers which reflect a merger between classicism and geotechnology, thus deal with (1) quarries from the Bronze Age to the Byzantine period, their technology and organization, (2) quarry prospection through satellite imaging, (3) dressing of artifacts near the quarries, (4) trade, availability and archaeological use of certain stones in Reviews: 1.

Since antiquity, stones have always played an important role in Mediterranean civilizations. Thanks to the surveys and the studies of both geologists and archaeologists, the extraction quarries.

Books shelved as classical-antiquity: The Odyssey by Homer, The Iliad by Homer, The Aeneid by Virgil, Metamorphoses by Ovid, and Oedipus Rex by Sophocles.

Yet, quarry sources changed in time as preferences for different marbles were influenced by local traditions, the pos­ sibilities of transport, esthetic tastes, and economics.

Marble studies and the identification of the provenance of marble can thus reveal much about Greek and Roman history, trade, esthe­ tics and technology. Mining and Quarrying in Neolithic Europe: A Social Perspective [Paperback] Antiquity (10/06/) Product Tags.

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‘Extensive quarrying in Byzantine times has removed all evidence of earlier levels here, but topographically a main entrance into the temenos on Temple Hill in antiquity on this side makes the most sense.’ ‘The long-running saga of whether quarrying is to be permitted at an historic Peak District beauty spot is set for a final showdown.’.

Ancient Origins articles related to Quarry in the sections of history, archaeology, human origins, unexplained, artifacts, ancient places and myths and legends. (Page of tag Quarry). Hardback. Condition: New.

Language: English. Brand new Book. Excavations in advance of gravel quarrying in the Upper Thames Valley at Horcott Quarry, Fairford, and nearby Arkell's Land, Kempsford, revealed contrasting pictures. At Horcott, on the second terrace, there was periodic activity from the early Mesolithic onwards.

18 Henry 81ff.; 19 Henry ; 20 Pedersen 44f.; 5 Olivier Henry stresses that the striking Hekatomnid architecture was not an entirely new invention but a revival of Karian tradition as seen in monumental tombs of the 6th century One example of smaller dimensions is a subterranean marble tomb along the ancient Sacred Road between Mylasa and Labraunda, close to the village.

In the two and a half years since then, the six senior authors of the Antiquity paper have published abundantly in magazines which do not have peer-review processes, repeating their contention that they have found quarries at Rhosyfelin and Carn Goedog, and steadfastly refusing to acknowledge the existence of the two papers arguing the "natural.

For more than years the Institute of Quarrying has been supporting people working in the mineral products industry. We are the only professional body with the history, knowledge and international experience to advise both individuals and businesses about the skills, training and personal development needs required to build successful industry careers.

The Chios quarry is located in the Marmairo Peninsula in the northeast of the island, a few kilometers west of the Çesme Peninsula in continental Turkey Fig wide outcrop of the Chios quarry is referred to as a Liassic carbonaceous limestone (Besenecker et al., ).The island is famous for another very important stone quarried in antiquity, the Marmor Chium, a polychrome and grey.Quarrying of dimensional stones in the Hellenistic period at Kefalos bay on the Island of Kos.

E. Chiotis and G. Papadimitriou. Some problems related to the use of Luna marble in Rome and western provinces during the 1st century A.D. P. Pensabene. Dragon-houses of Southern Euboea: military guard-places of the quarries.

Tony Kozelj and Manuela.