Faces From the Past: A Study of Roman Face Pots from Italy and the Western Provinces of the Roman Empire

Gillian Braithwaite


In a world where pottery studies have tended to become increasingly insular as the volume of excavated pottery grows ever greater, Roman face pots do in fact provide a discrete body of material that is clearly inter-related and stretches across many Roman provincial boundaries and modern national frontiers, offering a particular insight into the movement of ideas and traditions within the Roman world.