New article by EPNet researchers team at Journal of Archaeological Science One of the most important and prestigious publications in the academic world! 19/3/2018

“The ecology of Roman trade. Reconstructing provincial connectivity with similarity measures” by Xavier Rubio-Campillo, Jean-Marc Montanier, Guillem Rull, Juan Manuel Bermúdez Lorenzo, Juan Moros Díaz, Jordi Pérez González, José Remesal Rodríguez. EPNet researchers team.

Highlights. The work explores the degree of long-range connectivity of the Roman Empire. The approach use ecological analysis to quantify similarity between provinces. The analysis used a large dataset of 32.375 amphora stamps from 1.278 sites. Statistical tests support the idea that provincial structure played a role on trade. Trade was driven by spatial proximity, military supply and maritime routes. Read more…

One of the most important and prestigious publications in the academic world, The Journal of Archaeological Science is aimed at archaeologists and scientists with particular interests in advancing the development and application of scientific techniques and methodologies to all areas of archaeology. This established monthly journal publishes focus articles, original research papers and major review articles, of wide archaeological significance. Read more…