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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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Foto: Rubina Raja.

'High Definition Archaeology' afslører forhistoriske byers hemmeligheder

2018.05.15'High Definition Archaeology’ er en ny arkæologisk forskningspraksis, som kaster nyt lys over dagliglivet i verdens allerførste byer.

Video lecture: Rubina Raja on urban societies from the past

2018.05.09Professor Rubina Raja, head of center at the Center for Urban Network Evolution (UrbNet) at Aarhus University, gave a lecture about urban societies from the past. The lecture was part of the Science and Cocktails series and was offered as part of the Forskningens Døgn Festival – in English known as The Danish Science Festival.

Addressing gender inequality and classical archaeology

2018.02.19Open Letter to the AIAC Scientific committee 2018.

Magical Amulet from Gerasa incorporated into International Online Corpus

2018.02.05A very special find from excavations in Gerasa, modern-day Jerash in Jordan, has been incorporated into The Campbell Bonner Magical Gems Database.

Summary of the DGJNWQP specialist workshop, held at UrbNet 12 October 2017

2018.01.12Workshop in the framework of the Danish-German Jerash Northwest Quarter Project.

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