The Work of Giants Stone and Quarrying in Roman Britain

by Andrew Pearson

The Work of Giants Stone and Quarrying in Roman Britain Synopsis

Roman society demanded stone on a massive and unprecedented scale but, while its buildings often survive to impress the world, ancient quarrying is a forgotten industry.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780752435916
Publication date: 1st February 2006
Author: Andrew Pearson
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 176 pages
Categories: Mining technology & engineering,

About Andrew Pearson

Dr Andrew Pearson is a freelance archaeologist and the author of widely acclaimed The Saxon Shore Forts: coastal defences of southern Britain (Tempus 2002).

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