Ceramics in Context

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Ceramics were a ubiquitous commodity in Antiquity. Due to its high prevalence and functionality, ceramics constitute a source of absolutely fundamental empirical material in archaeology, which can be studied across time and space. The development of distinguishable types (studies of form development - typologies) that slowly but surely evolved (often over centuries) serves as the most important dating criteria in Classical Archaeology. As a result, an understanding of society in Antiquity relies heavily on the exploration and understanding of ceramics. This 3-year research project, involving an assistant professor, a PhD student and student assistants, takes a context-first approach to the study of ceramics, and the aim is to optimise the gain of this important group of materials through contextualisation.

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Ceramics in Context

2018.07.06Status Report 2015-2018.

Archeological high technology maps hidden ancient societies

2018.06.08Head of center Rubina Raja, from the Center for Urban Network Development (UrbNet), in collaboration with colleagues from the Danish-German research team Northwest Quarter Project, has reconstructed ancient society using aerial photos and 3D scans.

Arkæologer rekonstruerer forhistorisk bysamfund

2018.05.31Interview with Professor Rubina Raja & Associate professor Søren Munch Kristiansen at DR2 Dagen, 31 May 2018.

Foto: The Danish-German Jerash Northwest Quarter Project.

Luftfotos afdækker gemte forhistoriske bysamfund

2018.05.31Arkæologer har rekonstrueret de forhistoriske bysamfund i Jerash i Jordan ved hjælp af historiske kilder og avanceret luftfotografi.

Foto: Rubina Raja.

High definition archaeology reveals secrets of the earliest cities

2018.05.15A new approach to urban archaeology casts fresh light on daily life in some of the world’s first cities.

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Ceramics in Context 2015-2018

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