Terra sigillata: Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte der griechischen und römischen by Hans Dragendorff. Publication date Publisher A. Marcus. Dragendorff: H. Dragendorff, Terra Sigillata, Bon- ner Jahrbiicher 96 () Hermet: F. Hermet, La Graufesenque (). Ludowici: W. Ludowici. Hans Dragendorff, “Terra sigillata. Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte der griechischen und römischen Keramik”, Bonner Jahrbücher 96 (),

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The products of the Italian workshops are also known as Aretine ware from Arezzo and have been collected and admired since the Renaissance. There is ancient authority for the use of samia vasa to describe pottery with a polished surface in literary usage Pliny, Nat. The sigillata industries grew up in areas where there were existing traditions of pottery manufacture, and where the clay deposits proved suitable.

Some large flagons were made at La Graufesenque by making the lower and upper bowl-shaped portions in moulds, and then joining these and adding the neck. This simple shape remained the standard Gaulish samian relief-decorated form, from all Gaulish manufacturing regions, for more than a century. Library resources about Terra sigillata.

However, ‘samian ware’ is normally used only to refer to the sub-class of terra sigillata made in ancient Gaul. The terr crystal populations are homogenously dispersed within the matrix. In general, the products of the East Gaulish industries moved away from the early tterra Mediterranean tradition of intricately profiled dishes and cups, and ornamented bowls made in moulds, and converged with the later Roman local traditions of pottery-making in the northern provinces, using free-thrown, rounded forms and creating relief designs with freehand slip-trailing.

Find more at www. For a report on the grand foursee Vernhet Sigillata vessels, both plain and decorated, were manufactured at several centres in southern France, including BramMontansLa Graufesenque, Le Rozier and Banassac[30] from the late 1st century BC: Uses authors parameter All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from July Commons category link from Wikidata.

It was active from around 25 to AD. While the decoration of Arretine ware is often sitillata naturalistic in style, and is closely comparable with silver tableware of the same period, the designs on the Gaulish products, made by provincial artisans adopting Classical subjects, are intriguing for their expression of ‘ romanisation ‘, the fusion of Classical and native cultural and artistic traditions.

Production had already begun at Lezoux in the Augustan period Augustus, reg. Fashions in fine tablewares were changing. All these types of pottery are significant for archaeologists: This soil’s particular mineralic content was such that, in the Renaissanceit was seen as a proof against poisoning, as well as a general cure for any bodily impurities, and it was highly prized as a medicine and medicinal component.


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N Engl J Med. Arretine ware began to be manufactured at and near Arezzo Tuscany a little before the middle of the 1st century BC. By the 1st century BC, their forms often paralleled Arretine plain-ware shapes quite closely.

It now appears as a sigllata of this recent work that this is not the case and that the colour of the glossy slip is in fact due to no more than the crystal size of the minerals dragendorfd within the matrix glass. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of The Trier potteries evidently began to make samian vessels around the beginning of the 2nd century AD, and were still active until the middle of the 3rd century.

Glossy-slipped black pottery made in Etruria and Campania continued this technological tradition, though painted decoration gave way to simpler stamped motifs and in some cases, to applied motifs moulded in relief.

Ludowici created his own type-series, which sometimes overlaps with those of other sigillata specialists. Modern terra sigillata is made by allowing the clay particles to separate into layers by particle size.

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In tegra projects Wikimedia Commons. Certainly it epitomised certain aspects of Roman taste and technical expertise. Berthold invited authorities to test it themselves. Although the establishment of sigillata potteries in Gaul may well have arisen initially to meet local demand and to undercut the prices of imported Italian goods, they became enormously successful in their own right, and by the later 1st century AD, South Gaulish samian was being exported not only to other provinces in the north-west of the Empire, but also to Italy and other regions of the Mediterranean, North Africa and even the eastern Empire.

Careful observation of form and fabric is therefore usually enough for an archaeologist experienced in the study of sigillata to date and identify a broken sherd: Relief-decorated cups, some in lead-glazed wares, were produced at several eastern centres, and undoubtedly played sigi,lata part in the technical and stylistic evolution of decorated Arretine, but Megarian bowls, made chiefly in Greece and Asia Minor, are usually seen as the most direct inspiration.

In two cases, physicians, princes and town leaders conducted tegra involving dogs who were either given poison followed by the antidote or poison alone; the dogs who got the antidote lived and the dogs who got the poison alone died. The polished surface can only be retained if fired within the low-fire range and will lose its shine if fired higher, but can still display an appealing silky quality. In archaeological usage, terrra term terra sigillata without further qualification normally denotes the Arretine ware of Italy, made at Arezzoand Gaulish samian ware manufactured first in South Gaulparticularly at La Graufesenquenear Millauand later at Lezoux and adjacent sites near Clermont-Ferrandand at east Gaulish sites dtagendorff as TrierSinzig and Rheinzabern.


The quality of the ware and the slip is usually excellent, and some of the products of Les Martres-de-Veyre, in particular, are outstanding, with a lustrous slip and a very hard, dense body. Vessel-forms that had been made in South Gaul continued to be produced, though as the decades passed, they evolved and changed with the normal shifts of fashion, and some new shapes were created, such as the plain bowl with a horizontal flange below the rim, Dr.

Higher firing temperatures tend to remove the burnished effect because the clay particles start to recrystalize. Ateius, stamped their products, and the names of the factory-owners and of the workers within the factories, which often appear on completed bowls and on plain wares, have been extensively studied, as have the forms of the vessels, and the details of their dating and distribution.

The styles and the potters have been divided by scholars into two main phases, Werkstatten I and II. It was not exported to other regions. The iconographytoo, tended to match the subjects and styles seen on silver plate, namely mythological and genre scenes, including erotic subjects, and small decorative details of swags, leafy wreaths and ovolo egg-and-tongue borders that may be compared with elements of Augustan architectural ornament.

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The fraction of aluminium has a similar effect. Pottery production continued, but in the 3rd century, it reverted to being a local industry. Loeschcke in his study of the Italian sigillata excavated at the early Roman site of Haltern. The footring is low, and potters’ stamps are usually bowl-maker’s marks placed in the interior base, so that vessels made from the same, or parallel, moulds may bear different names. At the same period, some workshops experimented briefly with a marbled red-and-yellow slip, a variant that never became generally popular.

Dispatched from the Dragendorf in 4 business days When will my order arrive? Terra sigillata hispanica developed its own distinctive forms and designs, and continued in production into the late Roman period, the 4th and 5th centuries AD. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.