FICTA VITRO LAPIS: GLASS IMITATIONS OF STONE IN ROMAN HISPANIA (HAR2015-64142-P) (MINECO/FEDER, UE)

PARTICIPATING BODIES: Universidad de Cantabria, Universidad de Zaragoza, Université de Bordeaux Montaigne, Università IUAV di Venezia and La Sapienza Università di Roma, Museo Nacional de Arte Romano de Mérida, Museo de Zaragoza, Museu d’Història de Barcelona and Ayuntamiento de Zaragoza.

The main purpose of this project is to identify imitations of ornamental and (semi)precious stones made in glass in the period when this phenomenon reached its peak: the Roman Empire (from Augustus to the fourth century).

Read more…