Project related activities in Berlin

Axel Gering and Daniel Damgaard prepare the overall interpretation of the stratigraphy of the portico MFP and MFW for the forthcoming interim report in Römische Mitteilungen and for the final publication (also see sectionDiscuss with us: Level-Raises).

In the period from the 1. of March until the middle of July 2014, Daniel Damgaard helps the Ostia-Forum-Project group in Berlin. He will prepare the publication of his typology of roof tiles (master thesis from 2013 – also see section Ostian Marble Roof tiles: a typology) for the interim report in Römische Mitteilungen forthcoming and for the final publication. Furthermore, he is working on the content of this website and assists Axel Gering and the Berlin team in post-excavation work, for example the classification of ceramics and small-finds, and the interpretation of the finds-contexts and their chronological sequence. In 2012, this was done for the northern part of MFP and the entire area of MFW. The southern part of MFP and the entire area of MFR and MFD will be processed this year.

Felix Hülsebeck is preparing his master thesis about the interpretation of the sequences and the harris matrix of his trenches in the southern part of MFP from 2011, in the northern part of MFP from 2012 and in MFD from 2013 (also see section Harris Matrix– forthcoming).

Undine Lieberwirth is preparing her 3-D-voxel-model of MFW-trenches for our interim report in Römische Mitteilungen forthcoming and for the final publication.

Bernhard Strackenbrock is preparing his 3-D-modelling of MFP and MFR for our interim report in Römische Mitteilungen forthcoming and for the final publication.

Johannes Trockels is preparing the publication of the MFP-apse (bachelor thesis from 2012) for our interim report in Römische Mitteilungen forthcoming and for the final publication (also see section The MFP Apse: Documentation and building history– forthcoming).

In cooperation with Hans Peter Thamm, we will prepare an application for a future extension of the 3-D-modelling of the monumental centre of Ostia west of the Forum around the plaza of Tempio Rotondo (PTR).

In concordance with Rikke Egelund Lind, we will continously try to keep the website updated.

In accordance with Lena Kaumanns, we aim at finishing the interpretation of the building-history of ABP and CDB, and the section epigraphy for the final publication.

In accordance with Stephan G. Schmid, Axel Gering will finish the publication of the cultic topography of the Forum in late imperial and late antique periods.