Dr Matthew Ponting BA, PhD

Senior Lecturer Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology

    Publications

    Selected Publications

    1. The Metallurgy of Roman Silver Coinage: from the Reforms of Nero to the Reform of Trajan (Book - 2015)
    2. Who minted those Owls? Metallurgical analyses of Athenian-styled tetradrachms found in Israel (Journal article - 2011)
    3. Damasus to Denia: the scientific examination of three groups of Fatimid metalwork (11th century - early 12th century AD) (Journal article - 2003)
    4. The beginning of the end? the denarius in the second century (Journal article - 2012)
    5. Roman military copper-alloy artefacts from Israel: Questions of organization and ethnicity (Journal article - 2002)

    2020

    Recycling and Roman silver coinage (Chapter)

    Ponting, M. (2020). Recycling and Roman silver coinage. In Recycling and Reuse in the Roman Economy. Oxford University Press. Retrieved from https://global.oup.com/

    The scientific analysis of coinage: expectations, realities, problems and potential. (Chapter)

    Ponting, M. (2020). The scientific analysis of coinage: expectations, realities, problems and potential.. In Debasement Manipulation of Coin Standards in Pre-Modern Monetary Systems (pp. 33-43). Oxbow Books Limited.

    2019

    Analytical study of the Middle Kingdom group of gold jewellery from tomb 124 at Riqqa, Egypt (Journal article)

    Troalen, L., Guerra, M. F., Maitland, M., Ponting, M., & Price, C. (2019). Analytical study of the Middle Kingdom group of gold jewellery from tomb 124 at Riqqa, Egypt. X-RAY SPECTROMETRY, 48(6), 586-596. doi:10.1002/xrs.3026

    DOI: 10.1002/xrs.3026

    2018

    Tenth to twelfth-century copper-alloy metalwork from Spain, Turkey and Palestine (Chapter)

    Ponting, M. J. (2018). Tenth to twelfth-century copper-alloy metalwork from Spain, Turkey and Palestine. In A. Contadini (Ed.), The Pisa griffin and the Mari-Cha lion. Metalwork, art and technology in the Medieval Islamicate mediterranean. (pp. 113-128). Pisa: Pacini Editore.

    Pretia Victoriae or Just an Occasional Bonus? Analysis of Iron Age Lead Artefacts from the Somerset Lake Villages (Journal article)

    Ponting, M. J. (2018). Pretia Victoriae or Just an Occasional Bonus? Analysis of Iron Age Lead Artefacts from the Somerset Lake Villages. Oxford Journal of Archaeology, 37(2), 185-199. doi:10.1111/ojoa.12137

    DOI: 10.1111/ojoa.12137

    The Walbottle coin hoard of 1879: re-examination and reassessment (Journal article)

    Ponting, M. J., McIntosh, F., & Guest, P. (2018). The Walbottle coin hoard of 1879: re-examination and reassessment. Archaeologia Aeliana.

    A first century Jewish recycling economy (Chapter)

    Ponting, M. J., & Levene, D. (2018). A first century Jewish recycling economy. In E. Ben-Yosef (Ed.), Mining for Ancient Copper: essays in memory of Beno Rothenberg (pp. 479-494). Tel Aviv, Israel: Tel Aviv University.

    2017

    Preface (Book)

    Butcher, K., & Ponting, M. (n.d.). Preface. Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/cbo9781139225274.001

    DOI: 10.1017/cbo9781139225274.001

    2016

    The chemical composition and technology of non-ferrous metalwork (Chapter)

    Ponting, M. J. (2016). The chemical composition and technology of non-ferrous metalwork. In Gamla III: The Shmarya Gutmann excavations 1976-1989. Finds and Studies; part 2. (pp. 305-324). Jerusalem: Israel Antiquities Authority. Retrieved from http://israelexplorationsociety.huji.ac.il/IAA.htm

    2015

    The Reforms of Trajan and the end of the Pre-Neronian denarius (Journal article)

    Butcher, K., & Ponting, M. J. (2015). The Reforms of Trajan and the end of the Pre-Neronian denarius. Annali dell'Istituto Italiano di Numismatica, 61, 21-43.

    A multi-analytical approach to gold in Ancient Egypt: Studies on provenance and corrosion (Journal article)

    Tissot, I., Troalen, L. G., Manso, M., Ponting, M., Radtke, M., Reinholz, U., . . . Guerra, M. F. (2015). A multi-analytical approach to gold in Ancient Egypt: Studies on provenance and corrosion. SPECTROCHIMICA ACTA PART B-ATOMIC SPECTROSCOPY, 108, 75-82. doi:10.1016/j.sab.2015.03.012

    DOI: 10.1016/j.sab.2015.03.012

    A science on the margins of numismatics: a history of metrological and metallurgical studies (Chapter)

    Butcher, K., & Ponting, M. (n.d.). A science on the margins of numismatics: a history of metrological and metallurgical studies. In The Metallurgy of Roman Silver Coinage (pp. 53-89). Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/cbo9781139225274.005

    DOI: 10.1017/cbo9781139225274.005

    Caesarea in Cappadocia (Chapter)

    Butcher, K., & Ponting, M. (n.d.). Caesarea in Cappadocia. In The Metallurgy of Roman Silver Coinage (pp. 505-539). Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/cbo9781139225274.022

    DOI: 10.1017/cbo9781139225274.022

    Cistophori of Asia (Chapter)

    Butcher, K., & Ponting, M. (n.d.). Cistophori of Asia. In The Metallurgy of Roman Silver Coinage (pp. 465-489). Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/cbo9781139225274.020

    DOI: 10.1017/cbo9781139225274.020

    Coins of unusual or irregular composition (Chapter)

    Butcher, K., & Ponting, M. (n.d.). Coins of unusual or irregular composition. In The Metallurgy of Roman Silver Coinage (pp. 706-708). Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/cbo9781139225274.029

    DOI: 10.1017/cbo9781139225274.029

    Denarius hoards of the period from Caligula to Trajan's reform (AD 37–99) (Chapter)

    Butcher, K., & Ponting, M. (n.d.). Denarius hoards of the period from Caligula to Trajan's reform (AD 37–99). In The Metallurgy of Roman Silver Coinage (pp. 709-728). Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/cbo9781139225274.030

    DOI: 10.1017/cbo9781139225274.030

    Egypt (Chapter)

    Butcher, K., & Ponting, M. (n.d.). Egypt. In The Metallurgy of Roman Silver Coinage (pp. 606-664). Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/cbo9781139225274.024

    DOI: 10.1017/cbo9781139225274.024

    From Nerva to the reform of Trajan, AD 96–99 (Chapter)

    Butcher, K., & Ponting, M. (n.d.). From Nerva to the reform of Trajan, AD 96–99. In The Metallurgy of Roman Silver Coinage (pp. 409-433). Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/cbo9781139225274.017

    DOI: 10.1017/cbo9781139225274.017

    From Vespasian to the reform of Domitian, AD 69–82 (Chapter)

    Butcher, K., & Ponting, M. (n.d.). From Vespasian to the reform of Domitian, AD 69–82. In The Metallurgy of Roman Silver Coinage (pp. 321-376). Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/cbo9781139225274.015

    DOI: 10.1017/cbo9781139225274.015

    Gold to silver ratios (Chapter)

    Butcher, K., & Ponting, M. (n.d.). Gold to silver ratios. In The Metallurgy of Roman Silver Coinage (pp. 704-705). Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/cbo9781139225274.028

    DOI: 10.1017/cbo9781139225274.028

    Metallography and the production of denarius blanks (Chapter)

    Butcher, K., & Ponting, M. (n.d.). Metallography and the production of denarius blanks. In The Metallurgy of Roman Silver Coinage (pp. 130-147). Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/cbo9781139225274.008

    DOI: 10.1017/cbo9781139225274.008

    Metrology and hoard analysis (Chapter)

    Butcher, K., & Ponting, M. (n.d.). Metrology and hoard analysis. In The Metallurgy of Roman Silver Coinage (pp. 90-99). Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/cbo9781139225274.006

    DOI: 10.1017/cbo9781139225274.006

    Other provincial silver of Asia Minor (Chapter)

    Butcher, K., & Ponting, M. (n.d.). Other provincial silver of Asia Minor. In The Metallurgy of Roman Silver Coinage (pp. 490-504). Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/cbo9781139225274.021

    DOI: 10.1017/cbo9781139225274.021

    Provincial silver coinages (Chapter)

    Butcher, K., & Ponting, M. (n.d.). Provincial silver coinages. In The Metallurgy of Roman Silver Coinage (pp. 461-464). Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/cbo9781139225274.033

    DOI: 10.1017/cbo9781139225274.033

    Provincial silver coinages: summary and conclusions (Chapter)

    Butcher, K., & Ponting, M. (n.d.). Provincial silver coinages: summary and conclusions. In The Metallurgy of Roman Silver Coinage (pp. 665-686). Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/cbo9781139225274.025

    DOI: 10.1017/cbo9781139225274.025

    Roman silver coinage and monetary history (Chapter)

    Butcher, K., & Ponting, M. (n.d.). Roman silver coinage and monetary history. In The Metallurgy of Roman Silver Coinage (pp. 3-21). Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/cbo9781139225274.003

    DOI: 10.1017/cbo9781139225274.003

    Roman silver coinage and monetary stability (Chapter)

    Butcher, K., & Ponting, M. (n.d.). Roman silver coinage and monetary stability. In The Metallurgy of Roman Silver Coinage (pp. 22-52). Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/cbo9781139225274.004

    DOI: 10.1017/cbo9781139225274.004

    Silver content of imperial denarii (Chapter)

    Butcher, K., & Ponting, M. (n.d.). Silver content of imperial denarii. In The Metallurgy of Roman Silver Coinage (pp. 701-703). Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/cbo9781139225274.027

    DOI: 10.1017/cbo9781139225274.027

    Summary of conclusions (Chapter)

    Butcher, K., & Ponting, M. (n.d.). Summary of conclusions. In The Metallurgy of Roman Silver Coinage (pp. 687-700). Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/cbo9781139225274.026

    DOI: 10.1017/cbo9781139225274.026

    Syria (Chapter)

    Butcher, K., & Ponting, M. (n.d.). Syria. In The Metallurgy of Roman Silver Coinage (pp. 540-605). Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/cbo9781139225274.023

    DOI: 10.1017/cbo9781139225274.023

    The Civil Wars, AD 68–69: Rome (Chapter)

    Butcher, K., & Ponting, M. (n.d.). The Civil Wars, AD 68–69: Rome. In The Metallurgy of Roman Silver Coinage (pp. 239-266). Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/cbo9781139225274.013

    DOI: 10.1017/cbo9781139225274.013

    The Julio-Claudian background, 2 BC to AD 64 (Chapter)

    Butcher, K., & Ponting, M. (n.d.). The Julio-Claudian background, 2 BC to AD 64. In The Metallurgy of Roman Silver Coinage (pp. 157-200). Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/cbo9781139225274.011

    DOI: 10.1017/cbo9781139225274.011

    The denarius: summary and conclusions (Chapter)

    Butcher, K., & Ponting, M. (n.d.). The denarius: summary and conclusions. In The Metallurgy of Roman Silver Coinage (pp. 434-460). Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/cbo9781139225274.018

    DOI: 10.1017/cbo9781139225274.018

    The issue of ‘fineness’, of instrumental analysis and of data quality (Chapter)

    Butcher, K., & Ponting, M. (n.d.). The issue of ‘fineness’, of instrumental analysis and of data quality. In The Metallurgy of Roman Silver Coinage (pp. 100-129). Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/cbo9781139225274.007

    DOI: 10.1017/cbo9781139225274.007

    The material sampled (Chapter)

    Butcher, K., & Ponting, M. (n.d.). The material sampled. In The Metallurgy of Roman Silver Coinage (pp. 148-154). Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/cbo9781139225274.009

    DOI: 10.1017/cbo9781139225274.009

    The reforms of Domitian (Chapter)

    Butcher, K., & Ponting, M. (n.d.). The reforms of Domitian. In The Metallurgy of Roman Silver Coinage (pp. 377-408). Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/cbo9781139225274.016

    DOI: 10.1017/cbo9781139225274.016

    The reforms of Nero, AD 64–68 (Chapter)

    Butcher, K., & Ponting, M. (n.d.). The reforms of Nero, AD 64–68. In The Metallurgy of Roman Silver Coinage (pp. 201-238). Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/cbo9781139225274.012

    DOI: 10.1017/cbo9781139225274.012

    The western denarii of the Civil Wars (Chapter)

    Butcher, K., & Ponting, M. (n.d.). The western denarii of the Civil Wars. In The Metallurgy of Roman Silver Coinage (pp. 267-320). Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/cbo9781139225274.014

    DOI: 10.1017/cbo9781139225274.014

    The Metallurgy of Roman Silver Coinage: from the Reforms of Nero to the Reform of Trajan (Book)

    Butcher, K., & Ponting, M. (2015). The Metallurgy of Roman Silver Coinage: from the Reforms of Nero to the Reform of Trajan. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/CBO9781139225274

    DOI: 10.1017/CBO9781139225274

    “Recycling Economies, When Efficient, are by Their Nature Invisible.” A First Century Jewish Recycling Economy (Chapter)

    Ponting, M., & Levene, D. (2015). “Recycling Economies, When Efficient, are by Their Nature Invisible.” A First Century Jewish Recycling Economy. In M. J. Geller (Ed.), The Archaeology and Material Culture of the Babylonian Talmud (pp. 39-65). Leiden: Brill. doi:10.1163/9789004304895_004

    DOI: 10.1163/9789004304895_004

    2014

    Appendix: Compositional analysis of the Gamla Jewish War coin (Chapter)

    Ponting, M. (2014). Appendix: Compositional analysis of the Gamla Jewish War coin. In Gamla III: The Shmarya Gutmann excavations 1976-1989: Finds and Studies part 1. (Vol. III, pp. 224-225). Jerusalem: Israel Antiquities Authority.

    Ceramic analysis of Laconian Protogeometric pottery from Tegea and Amyclae (Chapter)

    Ponting, M. (2014). Ceramic analysis of Laconian Protogeometric pottery from Tegea and Amyclae. In Tegea I: Investigations in the temple of Athena Alea 1991-94 (Vol. 1, pp. 571-587). Athens: The Norwegian Institute at Athens.

    The Wirral Brooch: The Form, Distribution and Role of a Regional Romano-British Brooch Type (Journal article)

    Mcintosh, F., & Ponting, M. (2014). The Wirral Brooch: The Form, Distribution and Role of a Regional Romano-British Brooch Type. Archaeological Journal, 171(1), 111-150. doi:10.1080/00665983.2014.11078264

    DOI: 10.1080/00665983.2014.11078264

    2013

    Coinage and the Roman Economy in the Antonine Period: the view from Egypt (Chapter)

    Howgego, C., Ponting, M., & Butcher, K. (2013). Coinage and the Roman Economy in the Antonine Period: the view from Egypt. In A. Bowman, & A. Wilson (Eds.), Mining, Metal Supply and Coinage in the Roman Empire (Vol. 5, pp. ukn). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

    Scientific analysis of the Late Assyrian period copper-alloy metalwork from Nimrud (Chapter)

    Ponting, M. J. (2013). Scientific analysis of the Late Assyrian period copper-alloy metalwork from Nimrud. In J. Curtis (Ed.), An examination of Late Assyrian metalwork with special reference to Nimrud (pp. 220-242). Oxford: Oxbow.

    The West Bagborough Hoard, Somerset. (Chapter)

    Minnitt, S., & Ponting, M. J. (2013). The West Bagborough Hoard, Somerset.. In F. Hunter, & K. Painter (Eds.), Late Roman Silver: The Traprain treasure in context. (pp. 275-290). Edinburgh: Society of Antiquaries of Scotland.

    2012

    The beginning of the end? the denarius in the second century (Journal article)

    Butcher, K., & Ponting, M. (2012). The beginning of the end? the denarius in the second century. Numismatic Chronicle, 172(1), 63-83.

    Mints, minting (Journal article)

    Ponting, M. (n.d.). Mints, minting. doi:10.1002/9781444338386.wbeah06214

    DOI: 10.1002/9781444338386.wbeah06214

    Artefact studies in Late Iron Age and Roman Britain: a blast from the past? (Journal article)

    Ponting, M. J. (2012). Artefact studies in Late Iron Age and Roman Britain: a blast from the past?. ANTIQUITY, 86(331), 258-260. doi:10.1017/S0003598X00062657

    DOI: 10.1017/S0003598X00062657

    The Substance of Coinage: The Role of Scientific Analysis in Ancient Numismatics (Chapter)

    Ponting, M. J. (2012). The Substance of Coinage: The Role of Scientific Analysis in Ancient Numismatics. Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780195305746.013.0002

    DOI: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780195305746.013.0002

    'Brooches in Late Iron Age and Roman Britain' and 'Artefacts in Roman Britain: their purpose and use' (Journal article)

    Mackreth, D., & Allason-Jones, L. (2012). 'Brooches in Late Iron Age and Roman Britain' and 'Artefacts in Roman Britain: their purpose and use'. Unknown Journal, 3.

    Chemical analysis of the copper-alloy metalwork from the Roman contexts (Chapter)

    Ponting, M. J. (2012). Chemical analysis of the copper-alloy metalwork from the Roman contexts. In A. Berlin, & S. Herbert (Eds.), Tel Anafa II, ii: glass vessels, lamps, objects of metal, and groundstone and other stone tools and vessels (pp. 287-298). Ann Arbor: Kelsey Museum of the University of Michigan.

    Composition, technology and origin of the non-ferrous metalwork from the Cardo and the Nea Church (Chapter)

    Ponting, M. (2012). Composition, technology and origin of the non-ferrous metalwork from the Cardo and the Nea Church. In O. Gutfeld, & H. Geva (Eds.), Jewish Quarter Excavations in the Old City of Jerusalem, Volume V: The Cardo and the Nea Church (Vol. 5, pp. 437-449). Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society and the Institute of Archaeology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

    Recycling economies, when efficient, are by their nature invisible. A first century Jewish recycling economy (Conference Paper)

    Levine, D., & Ponting, M. (2012). Recycling economies, when efficient, are by their nature invisible. A first century Jewish recycling economy. In M. J. Geller, & S. Shaked (Eds.), Talmudic Archaeology. London.

    The Denarius in the First Century (Conference Paper)

    Butcher, K., & Ponting, M. (2012). The Denarius in the First Century. In I. Holmes (Ed.), XIV International Numismatic Congress Vol. I (pp. 557-568). Glasgow: Spink.

    The Potential of the Scientific Analysis of Roman Military Equipment: the case of Syria-Palestina (Chapter)

    Ponting, M. (2012). The Potential of the Scientific Analysis of Roman Military Equipment: the case of Syria-Palestina. In I. E. Schrufer-Kolb (Ed.), More than just numbers? The role of science in Roman archaeology (Vol. 91, pp. 163-176). Portsmouth, RI: Journal of Roman Archaeology.

    2011

    Who minted those Owls? Metallurgical analyses of Athenian-styled tetradrachms found in Israel (Journal article)

    Ponting, M. J., Gitler, H., & Tal, O. (2011). Who minted those Owls? Metallurgical analyses of Athenian-styled tetradrachms found in Israel. Revue Belge de Numismatique, 157, 117-134.

    2010

    Chemical analysis of 'Aureliani' from the Gloucester hoard issued both before and after the reform of AD 274; improvement or standardisation? (Chapter)

    Ponting, M. J. (2010). Chemical analysis of 'Aureliani' from the Gloucester hoard issued both before and after the reform of AD 274; improvement or standardisation?. In R. Abdy, E. Besley, & F. Lopez-Sanchez (Eds.), The Gloucester hoard and other coin hoards of the Britannic Empire (Vol. 13, pp. 114-128). Wetteren: Moneta.

    Investigation of pyro-technological, metallurgical and associated material (Chapter)

    Ponting, M. J. (2010). Investigation of pyro-technological, metallurgical and associated material. In O. Gutfeld, A. Belfer-Cohen, K. Cytryn-Silverman, S. Gorodetsky, E. Hovers, T. Ornan, & Z. Weiss (Eds.), Ramla: excavations north of the white mosque (Vol. 51, pp. 287-301). Jerusalem: Institute of Archaeology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

    Scientific analysis and interpretation of the copper-alloy metalwork (Chapter)

    Ponting, M. J. (2010). Scientific analysis and interpretation of the copper-alloy metalwork. In H. Geva (Ed.), Jewish Quarter Excavations in the Old City of Jerusalem, Volume IV: The Burnt House of Area B (Vol. IV, pp. 261-275). Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society and Institute of Archaeology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

    2009

    Roman Silver Coinage: Mints, Metallurgy, and Production (Chapter)

    Ponting, M. (2009). Roman Silver Coinage: Mints, Metallurgy, and Production. In Quantifying the Roman Economy (pp. 269-280). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562596.003.0012

    DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562596.003.0012

    The Silver Coinage of Roman Syria Under the Julio-Claudian Emperors (Journal article)

    Butcher, K., & Ponting, M. (2009). The Silver Coinage of Roman Syria Under the Julio-Claudian Emperors. Levant, 41(1), 59-78. doi:10.1179/175638009x427594

    DOI: 10.1179/175638009x427594

    'Athenian tetradrachms from Tel Mikhal (Israel): a metallurgical perspective' (Journal article)

    Gitler, H., Ponting, M., & Tal, O. (2009). 'Athenian tetradrachms from Tel Mikhal (Israel): a metallurgical perspective'. American Journal of Numismatics, 21, 29-49.

    The denarii of Otho: a stylistic and compositional study (Journal article)

    Butcher, K., Ponting, M., & Muona, J. (2009). The denarii of Otho: a stylistic and compositional study. Rivista Italiana di Numismatica e Scienze Affini, 60, 297-316.

    2008

    Roman military copper-alloy artefacts from Israel: questions of organization and ethnicity* (Journal article)

    Ponting†, M. J. (n.d.). Roman military copper-alloy artefacts from Israel: questions of organization and ethnicity*. Archaeometry, 44(4), 555-571. doi:10.1111/1475-4754.t01-1-00086

    DOI: 10.1111/1475-4754.t01-1-00086

    Appendix: Chemical analysis of the Anonymous-Type Folles in the Tiberias hoard (Chapter)

    Ponting, M. J. (2008). Appendix: Chemical analysis of the Anonymous-Type Folles in the Tiberias hoard. In Y. Hirschfeld, & O. Gutfeld (Eds.), Tiberias: The House of the Bronzes I (Vol. 48, pp. 103-106). Jerusalem: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

    Beauty is only skin deep: where NDT can be a compromise too far? (Conference Paper)

    Ponting, M. J. (2008). Beauty is only skin deep: where NDT can be a compromise too far?. In ISAS International Seminars (Ed.), Art 2008 (pp. 116). Jerusalem: ISAS.

    Metallurgical analysis of Southern Palestinian coins of the Persian period (Journal article)

    Gitler, H., Ponting, M., & Tal, O. (2008). Metallurgical analysis of Southern Palestinian coins of the Persian period. Israel Numismatic Research, 3, 13-27.

    Metals and metalworking: a research framework for archaeometallurgy (Book)

    Bayley, J., Crossley, D., & Ponting, M. (Eds.) (2008). Metals and metalworking: a research framework for archaeometallurgy. London: The Historical Metallurgy Society.

    Temporal Patterns in Ceramic Production in the Berbati Valley, Greece (Journal article)

    Whitbread, I. K., Ponting, M. J., & Wells, B. (2007). Temporal Patterns in Ceramic Production in the Berbati Valley, Greece. Journal of Field Archaeology, 32(2), 177-193. doi:10.1179/009346907791071601

    DOI: 10.1179/009346907791071601

    The scientific analysis and investigation of a selection of the copper-alloy metalwork from Tiberias (Chapter)

    Ponting, M. J. (2008). The scientific analysis and investigation of a selection of the copper-alloy metalwork from Tiberias. In Y. Hirschfeld, & O. Gutfeld (Eds.), Tiberias: The House of the Bronzes I (Vol. 48, pp. 35-62). Jerusalem: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

    2007

    Chemical analysis of copper-alloy artifacts from Ein-Gedi (Chapter)

    Ponting, J. M. (2007). Chemical analysis of copper-alloy artifacts from Ein-Gedi. In Y. Hirschfeld (Ed.), En-Gedi Excavations II (pp. 578-586). Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society and Institute of Archaeology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem..

    Material characterisation and investigation of an assemblage of objects from Meols (Chapter)

    Ponting, M. J. (2007). Material characterisation and investigation of an assemblage of objects from Meols. In D. Griffiths, R. Philpott, & G. Egan (Eds.), Meols: The Archaeology of the North Wirral Coast (pp. 445-451). Oxford: Oxford University School of Archaeology.

    Rome and the East. A Study of the Chemical Composition of Roman Silver Coinage during the Reign of Septimius Severus, AD 193-211 (Conference Paper)

    Gitler, H., & Ponting, M. J. (2007). Rome and the East. A Study of the Chemical Composition of Roman Silver Coinage during the Reign of Septimius Severus, AD 193-211. In M. Sartre (Ed.), Productions et échanges dans la Syrie grecque et romaine. Vol. supplà (pp. 375-397). Tours, France: Maison de l'Orient et de la Méditerranée.

    2006

    Chemical analysis of medieval Islamic coin dies (Journal article)

    Gitler, H., & Ponting, M. (2006). Chemical analysis of medieval Islamic coin dies. Numismatic Chronicle, 166, 321-324.

    Scientific analysis and interpretation of the copper-alloy metalwork (Chapter)

    Ponting, M. J. (2006). Scientific analysis and interpretation of the copper-alloy metalwork. In H. Geva (Ed.), Jewish Quarter Excavations in the Old City of Jerusalem, Vol. III: Area E and Other Studies. (Vol. III, pp. 283-300). Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society and Institute of Archaeology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

    2005

    THE ROMAN DENARIUS UNDER THE JULIO-CLAUDIAN EMPERORS: MINTS, METALLURGY AND TECHNOLOGY (Journal article)

    BUTCHER, K., & PONTING, M. (2005). THE ROMAN DENARIUS UNDER THE JULIO-CLAUDIAN EMPERORS: MINTS, METALLURGY AND TECHNOLOGY. Oxford Journal of Archaeology, 24(2), 163-197. doi:10.1111/j.1468-0092.2005.00231.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-0092.2005.00231.x

    Fiduciary or intrinsic? The Egyptian billon tetradrachm under the Julio-Claudian emperors (Journal article)

    Butcher, K., & Ponting, M. J. (2005). Fiduciary or intrinsic? The Egyptian billon tetradrachm under the Julio-Claudian emperors. Schweizerische Numismatische rundschau/Revue Suisse de Numismatique, 84, 93-124.

    2004

    The scanning electron microscope and the archaeologist (Journal article)

    Ponting, M. (2004). The scanning electron microscope and the archaeologist. Physics Education, 39(2), 166-170. doi:10.1088/0031-9120/39/2/004

    DOI: 10.1088/0031-9120/39/2/004

    2003

    Fingerprinting of Roman mints using laser-ablation MC-ICP-MS lead isotope analysis (Journal article)

    Ponting, M., Evans, J. A., & Pashley, V. (2003). Fingerprinting of Roman mints using laser-ablation MC-ICP-MS lead isotope analysis. ARCHAEOMETRY, 45, 591-597. doi:10.1046/j.1475-4754.2003.00130.x

    DOI: 10.1046/j.1475-4754.2003.00130.x

    An unpublished early penny from Lincolnshire and its significance (Journal article)

    Laing, L., & Ponting, M. (2003). An unpublished early penny from Lincolnshire and its significance. British Numismatic Journal, 72, 164-167.

    Antique to Early Medieval copper-alloy metallurgy in Palestine (Conference Paper)

    Ponting, M. (2003). Antique to Early Medieval copper-alloy metallurgy in Palestine. In K. Robson-Brown (Ed.), Archaeological Sciences 1999 (pp. 111-116). Oxford: British Archaeological Reports.

    Damasus to Denia: the scientific examination of three groups of Fatimid metalwork (11th century - early 12th century AD) (Journal article)

    Ponting, M. (2003). Damasus to Denia: the scientific examination of three groups of Fatimid metalwork (11th century - early 12th century AD). Historical Metallurgy, 37(2), 85-105.

    The silver coinage of Septimius Severus and his Family (AD 193-211) (Book)

    Gitler, H., & Ponting, M. (2003). The silver coinage of Septimius Severus and his Family (AD 193-211) (Vol. 16). Milan: Ennerre.

    2002

    Roman military copper-alloy artefacts from Israel: Questions of organization and ethnicity (Journal article)

    Ponting, M. J. (2002). Roman military copper-alloy artefacts from Israel: Questions of organization and ethnicity. ARCHAEOMETRY, 44, 555-571. doi:10.1111/1475-4754.00086

    DOI: 10.1111/1475-4754.00086

    The Late Roman Church at Maroni-Petrera (Book)

    Manning, S., Ponting, M., Manning, A., Tomber, R., Sewell, D., Monks, S., & Ribeiro, E. (2002). The Late Roman Church at Maroni-Petrera. Nicosia: Leventis Foundation.

    The origins of Byzantine glass from Maroni Petrera, Cyprus (Journal article)

    Freestone, I. C., Ponting, M., & Hughes, M. J. (2002). The origins of Byzantine glass from Maroni Petrera, Cyprus. Archaeometry, 44(2), 257-272. doi:10.1111/1475-4754.t01-1-00058

    DOI: 10.1111/1475-4754.t01-1-00058

    2001

    ICP-AES analysis of some Mycenaean vases from the Pylona cemetery (Chapter)

    Ponting, M. J. (2001). ICP-AES analysis of some Mycenaean vases from the Pylona cemetery. In E. Karantzali (Ed.), The Mycenaean Cemetery at Pylona on Rhodes (pp. 105-113). Oxford: British Archaeological Reports.

    Keeping up with the Romans'? Romanisation and copper-alloys in First Revolt Palestine (Journal article)

    Ponting, M. (2001). Keeping up with the Romans'? Romanisation and copper-alloys in First Revolt Palestine. Journal of the Institute of Archaeometallurgical Studies, 22, 3-6.

    The early period of minting of Deniers Tournois in the Principality of Achaia (Journal article)

    Baker, J., & Ponting, M. (2001). The early period of minting of Deniers Tournois in the Principality of Achaia. The Numismatic Chronicle, 161, 207-254.

    2000

    ICP-AES analysis of some Mycenaean vases from the cemetery at Pylona, Rhodes (Journal article)

    Karantzali, E., & Ponting, M. J. (2000). ICP-AES analysis of some Mycenaean vases from the cemetery at Pylona, Rhodes. The Annual of the British School at Athens, 95, 219-238. doi:10.1017/s0068245400004652

    DOI: 10.1017/s0068245400004652

    The Minoan thalassocracy reconsidered: provenance studies of LH II A/LM I B pottery from Phylakopi, Ay. Irini and Athens (Journal article)

    Mountjoy, P. A., & Ponting, M. J. (2000). The Minoan thalassocracy reconsidered: provenance studies of LH II A/LM I B pottery from Phylakopi, Ay. Irini and Athens. The Annual of the British School at Athens, 95, 141-184. doi:10.1017/s0068245400004627

    DOI: 10.1017/s0068245400004627

    1999

    East Meets West in Post-Classical Bet She'an: The Archaeometallurgy of Culture Change (Journal article)

    Ponting, M. J. (1999). East Meets West in Post-Classical Bet She'an: The Archaeometallurgy of Culture Change. Journal of Archaeological Science, 26(10), 1311-1321. doi:10.1006/jasc.1998.0373

    DOI: 10.1006/jasc.1998.0373

    1998

    INDUCTIVELY COUPLED PLASMA ATOMIC EMISSION SPECTROSCOPY ANALYSES OF ROMAN MILITARY COPPER-ALLOY ARTEFACTS FROM THE EXCAVATIONS AT MASADA, ISRAEL (Journal article)

    PONTING, M., & SEGAL, I. (1998). INDUCTIVELY COUPLED PLASMA ATOMIC EMISSION SPECTROSCOPY ANALYSES OF ROMAN MILITARY COPPER-ALLOY ARTEFACTS FROM THE EXCAVATIONS AT MASADA, ISRAEL. Archaeometry, 40(1), 109-122. doi:10.1111/j.1475-4754.1998.tb00827.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1475-4754.1998.tb00827.x

    1995

    ROME AND THE EAST. PRODUCTION OF ROMAN PROVINCIAL SILVER COINAGE FOR CAESAREA IN CAPPADOCIA UNDER VESPASIAN, AD 69?79 (Journal article)

    BUTCHER, K., & PONTING, M. (1995). ROME AND THE EAST. PRODUCTION OF ROMAN PROVINCIAL SILVER COINAGE FOR CAESAREA IN CAPPADOCIA UNDER VESPASIAN, AD 69?79. Oxford Journal of Archaeology, 14(1), 63-77. doi:10.1111/j.1468-0092.1995.tb00056.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-0092.1995.tb00056.x

    1994

    A Roman Coin Manufacturing Hoard from 'Magiovinium', Fenny Stratford, Bucks (Journal article)

    Zeepvat, R. J., Ponting, M., Marney, P. T., Lang, J., & Cowell, M. (1994). A Roman Coin Manufacturing Hoard from 'Magiovinium', Fenny Stratford, Bucks. Britannia, 25, 1. doi:10.2307/526986

    DOI: 10.2307/526986

    1992

    The Fenny Stratford Hoard (Journal article)

    The Fenny Stratford Hoard (n.d.). Volume 3, 3(0). doi:10.5334/pia.31

    DOI: 10.5334/pia.31

    The Fenny Stratford Hoard (Journal article)

    Ponting, M. (n.d.). The Fenny Stratford Hoard. Papers from the Institute of Archaeology, 3(0). doi:10.5334/74

    DOI: 10.5334/74