The House of Serenos, Part II: Archaeological Report on a Late-Roman Urban House at Trimithis (Amheida VI) (Hardcover)
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A comprehensive study of the archaeology of the House of SerenosThe House of Serenos, Part II is the second of four books devoted to publishing the archaeology of the House of Serenos, a richly decorated, late antique villa of a local lite, located in Amheida (ancient Trimithis) in the Dakhla Oasis of Egypt. The House of Serenos, Part II synthesizes the archaeological information presented in detail in other volumes in a comprehensive study of the architectural and archaeological history of the house and its relationship to its natural and built environments, from construction through expansion and renovation to its eventual abandonment around the end of the fourth century. The volume includes discussions of archaeological method, stratigraphy, architecture, and the archaeological assemblages discovered in the House of Serenos--and reveals what all this can tell us about the inhabitants and their experience living in this high-status residence at the edge of the Roman Empire.
About the Author
Paola Davoli is Associate Professor of Egyptology at the University of Salento (Lecce).