Sagalassos II

Report on the third excavation campaign of 1992

Jeroen Poblome and Marc Waelkens

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Edited volume - paperback

Sagalassos, once the metropolis of the Western Taurus range (Pisidia, Turkey), was only thoroughly surveyed in 1884 and 1885 by an Austrian team directed by K. Lanckoronski. In 1986-1989 this work was resumed by a British-belgian team co-directed by Dr. Stephen Mitchell (University College of Swansea) and by Prof. Dr. Marc Waelkens (Catholic University of Leuven). In 1990 Sagalassos became a full scale Belgian project and a leading centre for interdisciplinary archaeological and archaeometrical research.

Due to its altitude, the site is one of the best preserved towns from classical antiquity, with a rich architectural and sculptural tradtion dating from the second century BC to the sixth century AD. From early Imperial times untiel the early Byzantine period a complete range of coarse and red slip wares was produced locally. Excavations are concentrated on qthe upper and lower agoras to document the plitical and commercial life in the town and also in the area where a late Hellenistic fountain house, which stll functions to date, and a Roman library were discovered. Major efforts are undertaken to restore the excavated monuments in their old glory. Several disciplines integrate the town again within its ancient environment and document the central role which Sagalassos played in the area.

The 1992 Season at Sagalassos. A Preliminary Report
M. Waelkens

The Excavation of a late Hellenistic Fountain House and its Surroundings (Site N). An interim report
M. Waelkens

The Nymphaeum at Sagalassos and the Anastylosis
T. Patricio and K. Van Balen

The Inscriptions on the Neon-Library of Roman Sagalassos
H. Devijver

A Preliminary Report on the Excavations at Site W, 1992. Sagalassos Ware and Faunal Remains
R. Degeest, J. Poblome and B. De Cupere

Remains of an Antonine Monument at Sagalassos
L. Vandeput

A Model of Ceramic Evolution. The Pottery Found at Site N
J. Poblome and R. Degeest

Some Late Roman Unguentaria in Sagalassos
R. Degeest

Some Wheelmade Lamps of Sagalassos. A Preliminary Note
E. Scheltens

Mineralogy and Firing Properties of Clays at and near the Archaeological Site of Sagalassos
R. Otteburgs, W. Viaene, C. Jorissen

Analysis of Slip of Sagalassos Ware
W. Viaene, A. Bocquet, R. Degeest and J. Poblome

The Physical Environment at Sagalassos (Western Taurus, Turkey). A Reconnaissance Survey
E. Paulissen, J. Poesen, G. Govers and J. De Ploey

Catalogue of the Coins Found in 1992
S. Scheers

Etude anthropologique des crânes d'époque romaine de Sagalassos
C. Charlier

Some Aspects of the Bone-Working Industry in Roman Sagalassos
B. De Cupere, W. Van Neer and A. Lentacker

Format: Edited volume - paperback

Size: 275 × 210 mm

ISBN: 9789061865742

Publication: January 1, 1993

Series: Sagalassos 6

Languages: English

Stock item number: 46171

Jeroen Poblome is Professor of Archaeology at KU Leuven and coordinates the Sagalassos Archaeological Research Project.


Marc Waelkens is Professor of Eastern Mediterranean Archaeology and director of the Sagalassos Archaeological Research Project and the Centre for Archaeological Sciences at KU Leuven.