Francesca Bulian

Postdoc in Archaeology

Titolo ricerca: Briquetage vessels in Latium: Petrographic and geochemical study of potsherds from Bronze Age salt production sites along the Tyrrhenian coast of Central Italy.
About this project: Through time, salt has been an extremely valuable commodity. In Latium, during the Bronze Age, salt was widely produced through briquetage, that consisted in evaporating a brine from ceramic vessels. This project aims to study the potsherds found at such sites through petrographic and geochemical techniques in order to get a better understanding both of the sources of clay employed and regarding the salt trade routes in Latium.

Lavora presso il KNIR: 01 March - 29 March 2024

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Università: Rijksuniversiteit Groningen