Two Friends Talk History

Byzantine Pottery

August 18, 2021 An ArchaeoArtist Production Season 2 Episode 21
Two Friends Talk History
Byzantine Pottery
Show Notes

From my recent stay at the British School at Athens, I am joined by archaeologist and Byzantine pottery specialist, the talented Dr Rossana Valente!

Dr Rossana Valente (Richard Bradford McConnell Studentship holder) is a postdoctoral researcher at the British School at Athens and Visiting Research Fellow at Newcastle University. Rossana is part of the team analysing the ceramics for Byzantine period Sparta and has fascinating things to say about what studying this pottery can tell us about the Late Antique and Early Medieval periods of Mediterranean trade.

Tangents include lockdowns in Athens, field schools and up a museum exhibition, late antique pottery, and future public outreach!

If you would like to get in touch with Rossana, you can follow her on Twitter @RoxanneValente and you can find her publications on her Academia page!

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Music by the wonderfully talented Chris Sharples
Image credits: cover illustrations and map by Zofia Guertin. 

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