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Farm equipment of the Roman world

This book is a companion volume to K. D. White's Agricultural Implements of the Roman World (Cambridge University Press, 1967). He deals here with equipment and instruments which were for the most part used in processing and storage as opposed to cultivation.
Print Book, English, 1975
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1975
xvii, 258 pages, 16 pages of plates : illustrations ; 26 cm
9780521203333, 0521203333
List of plates; Preface; Abbreviations; Part I: 1. Rolling, stamping and grinding equipment; 2. Vine-props; 3. Fencing; 4. Rope, cordage and netting; 5. Measuring instruments; 6. Water-raising devices; Part II. Equipment made of Basketry: Introduction; 7. Hard basketry; 8. Soft basketry; Part III. Utensils Made of Earthenware, Stone, Metal, Wood and Leather; Part IV. Miscellaneous; Conclusion; Appendices; Select bibliography; General index; Index of Greek words; Index of Latin words; List of passages cited.