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Contact Details

Peter Webster
Archaeology & Numismatics
National Museum Cardiff

Cathays Park, Cardiff
CF10 3NP

Phone: +44 (0)29 2057 3210

Staff Name

Peter Webster

Job Title

Honorary Research Fellow (History & Archaeology)

Qualifications, memberships and relevant positions

BA (Manchester), MPhil (London), D.Litt. (Wales), FSA.

Research Interests

Roman and medieval archaeology, especially of western Britain; the archaeology of Cardiff; ceramics, especially Roman and medieval pottery from western Britain and Roman samian ware.

Keywords

Roman, medieval, Cardiff, pottery, samian.

Selected Publications

Webster, P. 2017. ‘Roman and later pottery. In J. Meek, The newly-identified Roman fort and settlement at Wiston, Pembrokeshire, Archaeologia Cambrensis, 166 (175-212), 194-205.                                     

Webster, P. 2017. If these pots could talk: Caerleon people and the trade in Roman pottery. The Monmouthshire Antiquary, 33, 7-36.

Webster, P. 2016. Roman pottery. In D. Hopewell, A Roman settlement at Tai Cochion, Llanidan on Anglesey. Archaeologia Cambrensis, 165 (31-112), 45-60.

Webster, P. 2016. The samian. In N. W. Jones & E. Hankinson, Pen-y-Gaer Roman vicus: excavation and survey 2006-2012, Brycheiniog, 47 (91-133), 106-112.

Webster, P. 2015. Pottery and Appendix I. Report on the samian recovered from the pipe-burial pit. In J. Reynolds, The Roman cremation cemetery at Ultra Pontem, Caerleon: the Coed site, Archaeologia Cambrensis, 164 (131-200), 148-151, 158-180, 193-4.

Webster, P. 2015,  Comments on a carinated bowl. In T. Hankinson, J. Lewis, E. Chapman, H. Toller, P. Webster, W. Owen, B. Silvester, Recent work on the environs of Brecon Gaer Roman fort. Archaeologia Cambrensis, 164 (89-130), 121-22.

Owen, W. & Webster, P. 2015. Roman pottery from test-pitting. In T. Hankinson, J. Lewis, E. Chapman, H. Toller, P. Webster, W. Owen, B. Silvester, Recent work on the environs of Brecon Gaer Roman fort. Archaeologia Cambrensis, 164 (89-130), 99-101.

Burnham, B. & Webster, P. 2015. Chronology and phasing at Pumpsaint: the pottery from the 1972 excavations. Archaeologia Cambrensis, 164, 57-88.

Webster P. 2014. The Roman pottery from 1959-60 & contributions to Roman pottery. In N. W. Jones & A. Gwilt, Excavations on the site of the former Welshpool Smithfield and the Welshpool Roman burial, Montgomeryshire Collections, 101 (1-52), 28-9 & 14-15.

Webster, P.V., Gwilt, A. & Horak, J. 2006. Iron Age Pottery, In Barber, A., Cox, S. & Hancocks, A., A Late Iron Age and Roman Farmstead at RAF St Athan, Vale of Glamorgan. Evaluation and Excavation 2002-03, Archaeologia Cambrensis, 155, 71-81. 

Macdonald, P. & Davis, M. 2002. Old Castle Down Revisited: Some Recent Finds from the Vale of Glamorgan. In M. Aldhouse Green and P. Webster (eds), Artefacts and Archaeology, Aspects of the Celtic and Roman World, University of Wales Press, Cardiff, 20-32.

Chapman, E.M. 2002. Evidence for an Armamentarium at Caerleon? The Prysg Field Rampart Buildings. In M. Aldhouse-Green & P. V. Webster. Artefacts and Archaeology: Aspects of the Celtic and Roman World (Cardiff: University of Wales Press), 33-43

Webster, P. 1996. Roman samian ware in Britain. Council for British Archaeology, Practical Handbook in Archaeology 13, York. vi + 138.