• Architectural coin types: reflections of Roman society 

    Elkins, Nathan T., 1981- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
    Architectural representations on Roman coins are among the most intensely studied images on ancient coins. Scholars frequently use them as evidence to reconstruct a monument's appearance. I seek to move beyond this approach ...
  • Ars coquinaria: a study of early Roman cooking wares and their uses 

    Schmidl, Christina Margaret (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
    Cooking ware is important for studying how people around the Early Roman Empire cooked and ate. As utilitarian ware, it did not change drastically for several centuries. It was not considered important for studying until ...
  • Death and burial in ancient Alexandria: the Necropolis of Moustapha Pasha 

    Casperson, Cassandra L., 1979- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
    As study of the Alexandrian monumental rock-cut tombs in the eastern necropolis of Moustapha Pasha, leads to a re-examination of their artifacts, architectural features, and function. Cut into the limestone bedrock and ...
  • Felix convivum: platters and transformations of dining behavior in the Roman world 

    DeRidder, Elizabeth (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    Most people in the Roman world used ceramic tableware, despite its absence in iconographical and in literary sources. This observation leads to many questions about how the iconographical, literary sources and archaeological ...
  • Roman Egypt: change amid continuity in the art and architecture of an Eastern Imperial Province 

    Williams, Christopher Glenn, 1967- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
    The Roman province of Aegyptus has most often been considered from an administrative, governmental, or economic perspective while its art and architecture has usually been examined through a focus on individual elements, ...