In addition to the watermills, the Roman developed the so called cattle-mill, mola asinaria in which human labour was supplied by the use of an ass or some other animal (William S.,1875). Some of this type of mills continued to be used in Jordan until the mid of the 20th Century.
GLASS Roman glass production developed from Hellenistic technical traditions, initially concentrating on the production of intensely coloured cast glass vessels. During Roman Period the industry underwent rapid technical growth that saw the introduction of glass blowing and the dominance of colourless or â€˜aquaâ€™ glasses (Fleming, S. J., 1999). Glass blowing technique introduced by the Roman, is a widely technique used in the manufacturing of traditional glass in Jordan.
Published on Feb 12, 2014