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Dr Matthew Ponting BA, PhD, FSA

Reader in Archaeological Materials Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology


    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)
    6. Recycling and Roman silver coinage (Chapter - 2020)
    7. Tenth to twelfth-century copper-alloy metalwork from Spain, Turkey and Palestine (Chapter - 2018)
    8. Pretia Victoriae or Just an Occasional Bonus? Analysis of Iron Age Lead Artefacts from the Somerset Lake Villages (Journal article - 2018)
    9. “Recycling Economies, When Efficient, are by Their Nature Invisible.” A First Century Jewish Recycling Economy (Chapter - 2015)
    10. The Substance of Coinage: The Role of Scientific Analysis in Ancient Numismatics (Chapter - 2012)