Data copyright © Council for British Archaeology unless otherwise stated
Council for British Archaeology
St Mary's House
Tel: 01904 671417
Fax: 01904 671384
Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) are persistent identifiers which can be used to consistently and accurately reference digital objects and/or content. The DOIs provide a way for the ADS resources to be cited in a similar fashion to traditional scholarly materials. More information on DOIs at the ADS can be found on our help page.
The updated Crossref DOI Display guidelines recommend that DOIs should be displayed in the following format:
Council for British Archaeology (2007) CBA Research Reports [data-set]. York: Archaeology Data Service [distributor] https://doi.org/10.5284/1000332
ISBN 0 900312 62 9
The papers printed in this Report were presented at a Symposium held at the University of Kent, Canterbury, in January 1977. The Symposium was jointly sponsored by the Council for British Archaeology and the Nautical Archaeology Trust. It was the first such joint enterprise between these two bodies, and was designed to bring nautical and 'land-based' archaeologists together for the first time. Programme planning was in the hands of a small working party consisting of Professor Barry Cunliffe, the late Paul Johnstone, Mrs Margaret Rule (Secretary, NAT), and Henry Cleere (Director, CBA); after Paul's untimely death, Mrs Valerie Fenwick joined the working party to represent the NAT.
The Symposium was well attended, and the participants were drawn from a number of western European countries. The discussions on the papers-and, perhaps more important, more informal discussions outside the conference hall-showed how important the initiative taken by the two sponsoring bodies was: it became clear that the two groups were to a large extent unaware of one another's results and problems. It is to be hoped that the contacts established in this way will lead to closer links being formed between nautical and land archaeologists for the joint solution of these and similar problems.
The papers fall into two groups: four papers reporting recent discoveries of boats of the Roman period in the Rhine provinces are followed by a bridging paper on harbours in Britain, which leads into the second group of papers on the archaeological evidence for trade. The final paper, by Dr John Peter Wild, is by way of a summing up of the proceedings, with some valuable observations based on his own work on the textile industry of the Roman period.
|Roman shipping and trade: Britain and the Rhine provinces (CBA Research Report 24)||6 Mb|