Basalt as ships' ballast and the Roman incense trade


Peacock, David, Williams, David and James, Sarah (2007) Basalt as ships' ballast and the Roman incense trade. In, Peacock, David and Williams, David (eds.) Food for the Gods: New Light on the Ancient Incense Trade. Oxford, UK, Oxbow, 28-70.

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Introduction (David Peacock and David Williams); The incense kingdoms of Yemen: An outline history of the south Arabian Incense trade (Caroline Singer); Basalt as ships' ballast and the Roman incense trade (David Peacock, David Williams and Sarah James); The Port of Qana' and the incense trade (Alexander Sedov); Frankincense in the 'triangular' Indo-Arabian-Roman aromatics trade (Sunil Gupta); Incense in Mithraic ritual: the evidence of the finds (Joanna Bird); Incense and the port of Adulis (David Peacock and Lucy Blue); Frankincense and myrrh today (Myra Shackley).

Item Type: Book Section
ISBNs: 1842172255 (hardback)
1842172254 (paperback)
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Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
V Naval Science > V Naval Science (General)
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Humanities > Archaeology
ePrint ID: 43286
Date Deposited: 23 Jan 2007
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:27
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/43286

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