Current Epigraphy
ISSN: 1754-0909

24 August, 2012

Pavement Signs Typology

Filed under: methodology,Pre-press — Gabriel Bodard @ 18:13

A typology for recording pavement signs.

Pavement Signs Typology (PDF)

Over many years Charlotte Roueché has been collecting examples of pavement markings, particularly at Aphrodisias and Ephesus: these have conventionally been described as gameboards, although only some of them were definitely intended for this purpose. The late R.C. Bell made a very large collection of such signs, and in 2007 they published a typology to be used for recording pavement markings and gameboards. This has now been enhanced with links to published examples, which are set out in the attached document, to be launched at the 2012 Berlin AIEGL Congress.

Colleagues are invited to provide references to further photographic illustrations, new designs to add to the typology, or any other suggestions or corrections. Please either make your contributions as a comment here, or email charlotte.roueche[at]; the aim is to develop a shared resource, and to enable better practice in the recording of such materials.

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