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Making and Acquiring Strigillated Sarcophagi

Janet Huskinson

in Roman Strigillated Sarcophagi: Art and Social History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199203246
eISBN:
9780191802522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203246.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter examines various aspects of the production of strigillated sarcophagi, from the sources of marble to the completion of their decoration in Rome to the tastes of local customers. It ... More


The Sarcophagus Trade

Ben Russell

in The Economics of the Roman Stone Trade

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199656394
eISBN:
9780191765193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656394.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

The production of sarcophagi has received a lot of attention in scholarship. Enormous quantities of these objects were carved and traded long distances in the Roman Empire. This chapter provides a ... More


Statue Production

Ben Russell

in The Economics of the Roman Stone Trade

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199656394
eISBN:
9780191765193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656394.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter follows on from the previous two to examine statue production. Beginning with a discussion of the buying process, the question of commissions versus stock products and how the customer ... More


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