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Project Name: 
Romano-British Writing Tablets
Principal Investigator / Director: 
Alan Bowman
Oxford participants: 
Alan Bowman; Roger Tomlin (Main Contact)
Other Participants: 
not specified
  • Division: Humanities
  • Unit: Classics Faculty
  • Sub-Unit: not specified
Start Date: 
1.10.2002
End Date: 
ongoing
Partner organizations (inside or outside Oxford): 
University of Durham, University of Southampton, British Museum, Sir Michael Brady, David Thomas (University of Durham), Graeme Earl (University of Southampton), Jane Gillespie (Research Assistant)
Funder: 
British Academy, Aurelius Trust, Haverfield Bequest
Subject Area: 
Classics and Ancient History
Project Description: 

This is a British Academy Major Research Project. Its principal aims are: To complete the publication of remaining unpublished ink writing-tablets from Vindolanda and Carlisle; to develop further computer-based imaging programmes for the compilation of electronic catalogues of the ink-writing-tablets and to develop new image-enhancement techniques for incised wooden stilus tablets; to use such new techniques in order to produce editions, with commentaries, of Latin texts on stilus tablets from Romano-British sites, principally Vindolanda and Carlisle; to produce a corpus of texts of Romano-British writing-tablets, to be published as Roman Inscriptions of Britain Volume IV.

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Last updated: 
25/06/2015 16:25:02
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martinw@ox.ac.uk