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Evergreen plants in Roman Britain and beyond: movement, meaning and materiality

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In tandem with the large-scale translocation of food plants in the Roman world, ornamental evergreen plants and plant items were also introduced to new areas for ritual and ornamental purposes. The extent to which these new plants, primarily box and stone-pine, were grown in Britain has yet to be established. This paper presents a synthesis of archaeobotanical records of box, stone-pine and norway spruce in Roman Britain, highlighting chronological and...

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Published
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10.1017/s0068113x17000101

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
School of Archaeology
Oxford college:
All Souls College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-0473-2589
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Journal:
Britannia More from this journal
Volume:
48
Pages:
135-173
Publication date:
2017-03-06
Acceptance date:
2016-11-14
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ISSN:
0068-113X and 1753-5352
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:810202
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uuid:fdbb9f12-3a19-4012-a856-f34186c5fe41
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pubs:810202
Source identifiers:
810202
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2019-03-26

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