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Walter Widrig papers on the excavation of Via Gabina Villas

 Collection
Identifier: MS 079
Abstract: This collection documents the excavation of two suburban Roman villas and a Late Antique granary-barn 14 kilometers directly east from the center of Rome along the Via Gabina, an ancient Roman road. Walter Widrig, Rice University professor emeritus, and Philip Oliver-Smith, Rice University professor emeritus, co-directed this project to shed light on the economic and social changes that took place from the Roman Republic through the Imperial era in the immediate area of Via Gabina. The...
Dates: 1975-2004; Majority of material found within 1978 - 1989

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