Tag: Daily Life in the Ancient World


Bread Making and Social Interactions at the Amarna Workmen's Village, Egypt

The central role which food plays in all human societies means that food impinges on many aspects of culture. Since archaeology is concerned with ancient culture, ancient food provision seems a natural area to explore. To date, most work has concentrated on raw resources and subsistence, but archaeologists have recently begun to explore food and its relation to culture much more widely.


The regional imperial cult in the Roman province of Dalmatia

The province of Dalmatia was divided into three juridical districts (conventi iuridici): Scardona, Salona and Narona, of which the first was organized on the basis of the territorial principle and encompassed a higher number of municipalities (civitates) at once, while the Salona and Narona conventus communities were registered in accordance with narrower kinship communities, i.e. decuria.