Fragments with horses and wolf’s teeth
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Opuscula 6 is now available for purchase and free download at Bokorder.se. Also available at Amazon.com, Amazon.de, Bokus.com and Adlibris.com. Fragments with horses and wolf’s teeth. Black impasto and its association with periods and buildings in the monumental area at Acquarossa By Margareta Strandberg Olofsson Abstract A number of vessels in Black impasto, also known as “Impasto buccheroide”, are presented here. The decoration shows a combination of relief, incision and excision. Typical of this specific kind of Black impasto are excised zoomorphic figures, predominantly horses, and rows of excised wedges or “wolf’s teeth”. The find contexts are accounted for and the conclusion is that Black impasto is present in all building periods in the monumental area at Acquarossa. The decorative elements are combined in a way that forms variants which can be placed in a chronological sequence, earlier ones with horses and wolf’s teeth and later ones without zoomorphic figures but still with wolf’s teeth, executed slightly differently and combined with grooves and pit lines. The geographical spread of this particular kind of Black impasto seems to be fairly limited and the production may have been rather local. The chronological span is the last part of the 7th century BC…

Opuscula Romana 29 (2004)
Opuscula Romana / 2004-12-01

Distributed by Astrom Editions. Contents Olof Brandt | Jews and Christians in Late Antique Rome and Ostia: some aspects of archaeological and documentary evidence (pp. 7-27) Consuelo Cecchini & Caterina Pisu | Due tombe a camera inedite da ‘Poggio delle Ginestre’—Trevignano Romano (RM): informazioni archeologiche e dati topografici (pp. 29-46) Pamela Hemphill & Gabriella Barbieri | Materiali arcaici dal territorio di Blera (VT): la tomba 69 di Civitella Cesi (pp. 47-55) Karin Lundkvist | Priests in Livy (pp. 57-71) Margareta Strandberg Olofsson | White-on-red from Acquarossa: some large decorated vessels and their chronological implications (pp. 73-89) Book reviews Ingrid Pohl | W. Regter, Imitation and creation. Development of early bucchero design at Cerveteri in the seventh century BC (p. 91) Olof Brandt | M. Ghilardi, Subterranea Civitas. Quattro studi sulle catacombe romane dal medioevo all’età moderna (pp. 92-93) Books received (p. 94) Bibliographical information Opuscula Romana. Annual of the Swedish Institute in Rome (OpRom) 29, Stockholm 2005. ISSN: 0471-7309. ISBN: 91-7042-171-4. Softcover, 94 pages.

Opuscula Romana 28 (2003)
Opuscula Romana / 2003-12-01

Distributed by Astrom editions. Anne-Marie Leander Touati | Prologue to the Ninth Boëthius Lecture celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Swedish Institute in Rome (pp. 7-8) Antonio Manfredi | San Lorenzo in Lucina, Jean Le Jeune, Jean Jouffroy and the search for manuscripts in France during the papacy of Nicholas V (1447-1451) with a note by Maria Elena Bertoldi (pp. 9-34) Janne P. Ikäheimo | The ploughsoil assemblage of Zone 4a at Ficana (Monte Cugno) (pp. 35-45) Charlotte Scheffer | Dangerous driving: an Etruscan motif against the Greek and Roman background (pp. 47-72) Margareta Strandberg Olofsson | Four imported transport Amphorae from Acquarossa (pp. 73-83) Book reviews David Ridgway | J.R. Brandt & L. Karlsson (eds.), From huts to houses. Transformations of ancient societies. Proceedings of an International Seminar organized by the Norwegian and Swedish Institutes in Rome, 21-24 September 1997 (pp. 85-88) Örjan Wikander | B. Ginge, Excavations at Satricum (Borgo Le Ferriere 1907-1910: Northwest necropolis. Southwestsanctuary and Acropolis (pp. 88-89) Örjan Wikander | A.-M.Romeuf & J. Romeuf, Le quartier artisanal gallo-romain des Martres-de-Veyre (Puy-de-Dôme) (pp. 89-90) Monika Aszalos | S.J. Harrison (ed.), Texts, ideas, and the classics. Scholarship, theory, and classical literature (pp. 90-93) Marianne Wifstrand Schiebe |…

Opuscula Romana 27 (2002)
Opuscula Romana / 2002-12-01

Distributed by Astrom Editions. Contents Gabriella Barbieri | La necropoli etrusca di Poggio Giulivo presso Viterbo (pp. 7-77) Maria Costanza Lentini, Kristian Göransson & Adam Lindhagen | Excavations at Sicilian Caronia, ancient Kale Akte, 1999-2001 with a contribution by Paola Pelagatti (pp. 79-108) Francesca Serra Ridgway | Oriental(izing) motifs in Etruscan art (pp. 109-122) Margareta Strandberg Olofsson | Two Etruscan transport amphorae from Acquarossa (pp. 123-133) Book review Martin Söderlind | V. Acconcia, Il santuario del Pozzarello a Bolsena. Scavi Gabrici 1904 (pp. 135-138) Books received (p. 138) Bibliographical information Opuscula Romana. Annual of the Swedish Institute in Rome (OpRom) 27, Stockholm 2002. ISSN: 0471-7309. ISBN: 91-7042-166-8. Softcover, 138 pages.

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