Swift, E.V. (2008) Roman Dress Accessories. Shire Archaeology, 85 . Shire Publications, Buckinghamshire, 56 pp. ISBN 9780747805670.
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This books provides an introduction to Roman dress accessories - defined here as what would today be called costume jewellery (non-precious metal jewellery). Using new evidence from finds, production areas, distributions and the location of workshops are examined. The interpretation of dress accessories is introduced, with reference to the depiction of objects in Roman art. Brooches, bracelets, beads, necklaces, rings, earrings, hairpins and belt sets are explained in detail, and the most popular types are described and illustrated,enabling the identification of common objects that might be found on an archaeological site or in a museum.
|Uncontrolled keywords:||Roman archaeology dress accessories jewellery finds artefacts production craft trade identity|
|Subjects:||C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology|
|Divisions:||Faculties > Humanities > School of European Culture and Languages|
|Depositing User:||Ellen Swift|
|Date Deposited:||06 Sep 2008 13:26|
|Last Modified:||27 Jan 2012 15:59|
|Resource URI:||http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/3997 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)|
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