Andrew Wilson

Prof. Andrew Wilson

Professor of the Archaeology of the Roman Empire
Head of School

Institute of Archaeology
36 Beaumont St, Oxford, OX1 2PG

phone: 01865 278247

fax: 01865 278254

email: andrew.wilson@arch.ox.ac.uk

Research Interests

Ancient water supply usage; ancient technology; the economy of the Roman Empire; Roman architecture; field survey.

Current and Recent Activities

Co-director with Professor Alan Bowman of The Oxford Roman Economy Project, which aims to collate and analyse a series of quantifiable indicators, from papyrological, epigraphic and archaeological sources, on the growth and contraction of the Roman economy between 100 B.C. and A.D. 300. Excavations near the SE corner of the Roman Forum and in the Horrea Agrippiana, Rome; excavations of the Aqua Traiana and Roman water-mills on the Janiculum Hill, Rome; excavations of the Archaic-early Hellenistic city of Euesperides (Benghazi, Libya); study of the foggara (underground irrigation) systems in the Fezzan (Libyan Sahara).

Publications

Journal Articles and Conference Proceedings

2013

Quinn, J., and Wilson, A.I., “Capitolia”, Journal of Roman Studies, 103; 117-173, Journal of Roman Studies 103.

2012

Wilson, A. (eds), (2012), Water History, Special Issue: Roman and Byzantine Empires, 4.1

Wilson, A. I., (2012), “Water, Power, and Culture in the Roman and Byzantine Worlds: An Introduction”, Water History, 4.1 (April), 1-9

Wilson, A.I., (2012), “Saharan Trade in the Roman Period: short-, medium- and long-distance trade networks”, Azania: Archaeological Research in Africa, 47 (4), 409-449

2011

Mattingly, D., Abduli, H., Ahmed, M., Cole, F., Fenwick, C., Fothergill, B.T., Rodriguez, M.G., Hobson, M., Khalaf, N., Lahr, M., Moussa, F., Nikita, E., Nikolaus, J., Radini, A., Ray, N., Savage, T., Sterry, M., Wilson, A.I., (2011), DMP XII: “Excavations and Survey of the so-called Garamantian Royal Cemetery (GSC030-031)”, Libyan Studies, 42, 89-102

Sterry, M., Mattingly, D. with contributions by Ahmed, M., Savage, T., White, K., Wilson, A.I., (2011), DMP XIII: “Reconnaissance Survey of Archaeological Sites in the Murzuq Area”, Libyan Studies, 42, 103-16

2010

Mattingly, D., al-Aghab, S., Ahmed, M., Moussa, F., Sterry, M. and Wilson, A. (with contributions by Cole, F., Leitch, V., Radini, A., Savage, T., SchÖrle, K., Veldhuis, D.), (2010), DMP X: Survey and Landscape Conservation Issues around the Taqallit headland, Libyan Studies, 41, 105-132

2009

Mattingly, D., Lahr, M.M., Wilson, A.I., (2009), DMP V: Investigations in 2009 of Cemeteries and Related Sites on the West Side of theTaqallit Promontory, Libyan Studies, 40, 95-131

Wilson, A. I., (2009), Indicators for Roman economic growth: A response to Walter Scheidel, Journal of Roman Archaeology, 22, 71-82

Wilson, A.I. and SchÖrle, K., (2009), “A baker's funerary relief from Rome”, Papers of the British School at Rome, 77, 101-123

2006

Wilson, A.I., (2006), Review of B. Burnham and H. Burnham, Dolaucothi-Pumsaint: Survey and Excavations at a Roman Gold-mining Complex 1987–1999, Britannia, 37, 497–9

Wilson, A.I., (2006), “Water for the Pompeians. Review of C. Ohlig, De Aquis Pompeiorum. Das Castellum Aquae in Pompeji”, Herkunft, Zuleitung und Verteilung des Wassers, Journal of Roman Archaeology, 19 (2), 501-8

Wilson, A.I., (2006), “Fishy business: Roman exploitation of marine resources”, Journal of Roman Archaeology, 19 (2), 525-37

Wilson, A.I., Bennett, P., Buzaian, A. M., Cherstich, L., Found, B., Göransson, K., Holman, J., Lane, R., Morley, G., Russell, B., Swift, K., Vaughan-Williams, A. and Zimi, E., (2006), Euesperides 2006: Preliminary report on the Spring 2006 Season, Libyan Studies, 37, 117-157

2005

Wilson, A.I., (2005), Review of H. Slim. P. Trousset, R. Paskoff and A. Oueslati, Le littoral de la Tunisie: Étude géoarchéologique et historique, Études d'Antiquités africaines (Paris 2004), Libyan Studies, 36, 184-6

Wilson, A.I., (2005), “Foggara irrigation, early state formation and Saharan trade: the Garamantes of Fazzan”, Schriftenreihe der Frontinus Gesellschaft 26, Internationales Frontinus-Symposium, Wasserversorgung aus Qanaten – Qanate als Vorbilder im Tunnelbau, 2.-5. Oktober 2003, Walferdange, Luxemburg, 223-234

Wilson, A.I., (2005), “Une cité grecque de Libye: fouilles d’Euhésperidès (Benghazi)”, Comptes rendus de l’Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres, IV, nov-déc 2003, 1648-1675

Wilson, A.I., Bennett, P., Buzaian, A. M., Found, B., et al, (2005), “Euesperides 2005: Preliminary report on the Spring 2005 Season, Libyan Studies, 36, 135-182

2004

Bennett, P. Wilson, A.I., Buzaian, A. M., Kattenberg, A., (2004), “The effects of recent storms on the exposed coastline of Tocra”, Libyan Studies, 35, 113-22

Drake, N., Wilson, A., Pelling, R., White, K., Mattingly, D. and Black, S., (2004), “Water table decline, springline desiccation and the early development of irrigated agriculture in the Wadi al-Ajal, Libyan Fazzan”, Libyan Studies, 35, 95-112

Wilson, A.I., (2004), Tuscan Landscapes: surveying the Albegna Valley. Review of: Andrea Carandini and Franco Cambi (eds), with MariaGrazia Celuzza and Elizabeth Fentress. Paesaggi d'Etruria. Valle dell'Albegna, Valle d'Oro, Valle del Chiarone, Valle del Tafone (Edizioni di Storia e Letteratura, Roma 2002), Journal of Roman Archaeology, 17 (2), 569-76

Wilson, A.I., (2004), “Cyrenaica and the late antique economy”, Ancient West and East, 3 (1), 143-154

Wilson, A.I., Bennett, P., Buzaian, A. M., Fell, V., Found, B., Göransson, K., et al., (2004), Euesperides (Benghazi): Preliminary report on the Spring 2004 Season, Libyan Studies, 35, 149-90

2003

Wilson, A.I., (2003), “Opus reticulatum panels in the Severan Basilica at Lepcis Magna”, Quaderni di Archeologia della Libya, 18, 369-79

Wilson, A.I., (2003), “Late antique water-mills on the Palatine”, Papers of the British School at Rome, 71, 85-109

Wilson, A.I., (2003), “The archaeology of the Roman fullonica”, Journal of Roman Archaeology, 16 (2), 442-6

Wilson, A.I., Bennett, P., Buzaian, A. M., Buttrey, T., Fell, V., Found, B., Göransson, K., et al., (2003), Euesperides (Benghazi): Preliminary report on the Spring 2003 Season, Libyan Studies, 34,191-228

2002

Bell, T., Wilson, A.I. & Wickham, A.J., (2002), “Tracking the Samnites: landscape and communications routes in the Sangro Valley, Italy”, American Journal of Archaeology, 106 (2), 169-86

Connelly, J. B. & Wilson, A.I., (2002), “Hellenistic and Byzantine cisterns on Geronisos Island”, Report of the Department of Antiquities of Cyprus, 269-92

Wilson, A.I., (2002), Detritus, disease and death in the city. Review of: X. Dupré Raventos and J.-A. Remolà (eds) Sordes Urbis. La eliminición de residuos en la ciudad romana (Roma, 2000), and V. M. Hope and E. Marshall (eds) Death and disease in the ancient city (London and New York, 2000), Journal of Roman Archaeology, 15 (2), 479-84

Wilson, A.I., (2002), “Urban production in the Roman world: the view from North Africa”, Papers of the British School at Rome, 70, 231-73

Wilson, A.I., (2002), “Machines, power and the ancient economy”, Journal of Roman Studies, 92, 1-32

Wilson, A.I., Bennett, P., Buzaian, A. M., Buttrey, T., et al., (2002), Euesperides (Benghazi): Preliminary report on the Spring 2002 season., Libyan Studies, 33, 85-123

2001

Wilson, A.I., (2001), Review of M. de Vos (ed.), Rus Africum. Terra acqua olio nell’Africa settentrionale, Libyan Studies, 32,186-8

Wilson, A.I., (2001), Watervoorziening in Rome. Review of: Gerda de Kleijn, The water supply of ancient Rome. City area, water and population (Amsterdam 2001), Tijdschrift voor Geschiedenis, 115 (2), 285-7

Wilson, A.I., (2001), Aerial photographs of Sabratha and Garian, Libyan Studies, 32,107-113

Wilson, A.I., (2001), Water-mills at Amida: Ammianus Marcellinus 18.8.11, Classical Quarterly, 51 (1), 231-6

Wilson, A.I., (2001), The water-mills on the Janiculum, Memoirs of the American Academy at Rome, 45, 219-246

Wilson, A.I., Bennett, P., Buzaian, A. M., Fell, V. et al., (2001), Euesperides (Benghazi): Preliminary report on the Spring 2001 season., Libyan Studies, 32, 155-77

2000

Bennett, P., Wilson, A.I., Buzaian, A., Hamilton, K., et al., (2000), Euesperides (Benghazi): a preliminary report on the Spring 2000 season, Libyan Studies, 31, 121-143.

Mattingly, D.J., al-Mashai, M., Balcombe, P., Wilson, A.I. et al., (2000), The Fezzan Project 2000: preliminary report on the fourth season of wor, Libyan Studies, 31, 103-120.

Wilson, A.I., (2000), “The aqueducts of Italy and Gaul”. Review of G. Bodon et al., Utilitas necessaria: sistemi idraulichi nell’Italia romana (Milano 1994) and R. Bedon (ed.) Les aqueducs de la Gaule romaine et des regions voisines (Caesarodunum 31, Limoges 1997), Journal of Roman Archaeology, 13 (2), 597-604

Wilson, A.I., (2000), Mulini, acquedotti e assedi sul Gianicolo, Forma Urbis, 5 (2) Febbraio, 32-37

Wilson, A.I., (2000), Proceedings of the International Symposium on Qanat, Yazd, May 2000, volume 4

1999

Mattingly, D.J., al-Mashai, M., Balcombe, P., Drake, N., Knight, S., McLaren, S., Pelling, R., Reynolds, T., Thomas, D.,

Wilson, A.I. and White, K., (1999), The Fezzan Project 1999: preliminary report on the third season of work, Libyan Studies, 30, 129-145

Wilson, A.I., (1999), “Dougga.” Review of M. Khanoussi, L. Maurin (edd.), Dougga (Thugga). Études épigraphiques (Paris, 1997), The Classical Review, 49.2, 536-7

Wilson, A.I., (1999), “Digging in Algeria.” Review of A. Groslambert (ed.), L'archéologie algérienne de 1895 à 1915 (Lyons 1997), The Classical Review, 49, 224-5

Wilson, A.I., (1999), “Commerce and industry in Roman Sabratha”, Libyan Studies, 30, 29-52

Wilson, A.I., (1999), “Deliveries extra urbem: aqueducts and the countryside”, Journal of Roman Archaeology, 12 (1), 314-331

Wilson, A.I., Bennett, P., Buzaian, A. M., Ebbinghaus, S., et al., (1999), Urbanism and economy at Euesperides (Benghazi): a preliminary report on the 1999 season, Libyan Studies, 30, 147-168

1998

Lloyd, J.A., Bennett, P., Buttrey, T.V., Buzaian, A., El Amin, H., Fell, V., Kashbar, G., Morgan, G., Ben Nasser, Y., Roberts, P.C., Wilson, A.I. and Zimi, E., (1998), Excavations at Euesperides (Benghazi): an interim report on the 1998 season, Libyan Studies, 29, 145-68

Mattingly, D.J., al-Mashai, M., Aburgheba, H., Balcombe, P., Eastaugh, E., Gillings, M., Leone, A., McLaren, S., Owen, P., Pelling, R., Reynolds, T., Stirling, L., Thomas, D., Watson, D., Wilson, A.I. and White, K., (1998), The Fezzan Project 1998: preliminary report on the second season of work, Libyan Studies, 29, 115-44

Mattingly, D.J., al-Mashai, M., Aburgheba, H., Balcombe, P., Eastaugh, E., Gillings, M., Leone, A., McLaren, S., Owen, P., Pelling, R., Reynolds, T., Stirling, L., Thomas, D., Watson, D., Wilson, A.I. and White, K., (1998), The Fezzan Project 1998: preliminary report on the second season of work, Libyan Studies, 29, 115-44

Mattingly, D.J., et al., (1998), The Fezzan Project I: research goals, methodologies and results of the 1997 season, Libya Antiqua, 3, 175-99

1997

Lloyd, J., Christie, N., Lock, G., Agostini, S., Ambrosi, M., Beavitt, P., Bell, T., Dallai, L.. Doherty, C., Faustoferri, A., MacDonald, A., Morelli, C., Shepherd, L., Tulipani, L., Wickham, A. and Wilson, A., (1997), From the mountain to the plain: landscape evolution in the Abruzzo. An interim report on the Sangro Valley Project (1994-5), Papers of the British School at Rome, 65, 1-57

Mattingly, D.J., al-Mashai, M., Balcombe, P., Chapman, S., Coddington, H., Davison, J., Kenyon, D., Wilson, A.I., and Witcher, R., (1997), The Fezzan Project 1997: methodologies and results of the first season, Libyan Studies, 28, 11-25

Wilson, A.I., (1997), Review of D. J. Mattingly, Tripolitania, Libyan Studies, 28, 71-3

1995

Wilson, A.I., (1995), Review of H. Broise and Y. Thébert, Les Thermes Memmiens, and H. Evans, Water Distribution in Ancient Rome, Journal of Roman Studies, 85, 312.

Wilson, A.I., (1995), Water-mills in North Africa and the development of the horizontal water-wheel, Journal of Roman Archaeology, 8, 499-510

Published Books

2013

Bowman, A.K., and Wilson, A.I. (eds), The Roman Agricultural Economy: Organization, Investment and Production, Oxford Studies on the Roman Economy. Oxford University Press; Oxford

2011

Bowman, A. K. and Wilson, A. I. (eds), (2011), Settlement, Urbanization, and Population, Oxford Studies on the Roman Economy. Oxford University Press, Oxford

Robinson, D. and Wilson, A. I. (eds), (2011), Maritime Archaeology and Ancient Trade in the Mediterranean, Oxford Centre for Maritime Archaeology, Monograph 6. School of Archaeology, Oxford.

2010

Robinson, D. and Wilson, A. I. (eds), (2010), Alexandria and the North-Western Delta. Joint Conference Proceedings of Alexandria: City and Harbour (Oxford 2004) and The Trade and Topography of Egypt’s North-West Delta (Berlin 2006), Oxford Centre for Maritime Archaeology, Monograph 5. School of Archaeology, Oxford

2009

Bowman, A.K. & Wilson, A.I., (eds), (2009), Quantifying the Roman Economy: Methods and Problems, Oxford Studies on the Roman Economy, OUP: Oxford

Contributions to Edited Books

Forthcoming

Wilson, A. I., Water supply on Jerba in the post-Roman period: in Fentress, E., Holod, R. and Drine, A. (eds.) An Island through Time, pp, Jerba Studies Volume 2.

2013

Bowman, A.K., and Wilson, A.I., “Introduction: Quantifying Roman Agriculture” in Bowman, A.K. and Wilson, A.I. (eds.) The Roman Agricultural Economy: Organisation, Investment and Production, pp 1-14, Oxford Studies in the Roman Economy. Oxford University Press: Oxford.

Malouta, M., and Wilson, A.I., Mechanical Irrigation: Water-lifting devices in the archaeological evidence and in the Egyptian papyri: in “Bowman, A.K. and Wilson, A.I. (eds.) The Roman Agricultural Economy: Organisation, Investment and Production”, pp, Oxford Studies in the Roman Economy 3. Oxford University Press: Oxford.

Wilson, A. I., “The Mediterranean Environment in Ancient History: Perspectives and Prospects” in Harris, W.V. (ed.) The Ancient Mediterranean Environment between Science and History, pp, Columbia Studies in the Classical Tradition 39. Leiden: Brill.

Wilson, A.I., “Trading across the Syrtes: Euesperides and the Punic World” in Prag, J. and Quinn, J. (eds.) The Hellenistic World, pp, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge.

Wilson, A. I., (2013), “The aqueduct of Butrint” in Hanson, I.L., Hodges, R., Leppard, S., (eds.) Butrint 4. The Archaeology and Histories of an Ionian town, pp 77-96, Oxbow Books.

2012

Wilson, A. I., (2012), “Raw materials and energy” in Scheidel, W., (ed.) The Cambridge Companion to the Roman Economy, pp 133-155, Cambridge Companions to the Ancient World. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge.

Wilson, A. I., (2012), “Punic and Latin inscriptions in Roman Tripolitania: Function and display” in Mullen, A., and James, P. (eds.) Multilingualism in the Graeco-Roman worlds, pp 265-316, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge.

Wilson, A.I., SchÖrle, K., Rice, C., (2012), “Roman ports and Mediterranean connectivity” in Keay, S., (ed.), Portus and the Ports of the Roman Mediterranean, pp 367-91, Archaeological Monographs of the British School at Rome. British School at Rome: London.

Wilson, A.I., Silver, M., Bang, P.F., Erdkamp, P. and Morley, N., (2012), “A Forum on trade”,  Scheidel, W. (ed.) The Cambridge Companion to the Roman Economy, pp 287-320. Cambridge Companions to the Ancient World. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge

2011

Bowman A.K. and Wilson, A.I., (2011), “Introduction” in Bowman, A.K., and Wilson, A.I., (eds.) Settlement, Urbanisation and Population, pp 1-14, Oxford Studies in the Roman Economy 2. Oxford University Press; Oxford.

Flohr, M. and Wilson, A. I., (2011), “The economy of ordure” in Koloski-Ostrow, A.O., Jansen, G.C.M, and Moormann, E.M. (eds), Roman Toilets: Their Archaeology and Cultural History, pp 147-156, BABesch Supplement 19. Peeters, Leiden.

Mattingly, D.J., Stone, D.L., Stirling, L.M., Moore, J.P., Wilson, A.I., Dore, J.N. and Ben Lazreg, N., (2011), “Economy” in Stone, D.L., Mattingly, D.J., Ben Lazreg, N. (eds.) Leptiminus (Lamta) Report No. 3: The field survey, pp 205-71, JRA Supplementary Series 87. Journal of Roman Archaeology: Portsmouth, Rhode Island.

Robinson, D. and Wilson, A. I. , (2011), “Introduction: Maritime Archaeology and the Ancient Economy” in Robinson, D. and Wilson, A. I. (eds) Maritime Archaeology and Ancient Trade in the Mediterranean, pp 1-11, Oxford Centre for Maritime Archaeology, Monograph 6. School of Archaeology, Oxford.

Stone, D.L. and Carr, K.E. with contribution by Wilson, A.I. , (2011), “Gazetteer of sites and catalogue of pottery from the rural survey” in Stone, D.L., Mattingly, D.J., Ben Lazreg, N. (eds.) Leptiminus (Lamta) Report No. 3: The field survey, pp 629-59, JRA Supplementary Series 87. Journal of Roman Archaeology: Portsmouth, Rhode Island.

Stone, D.L., Mattingly, D.J., Wilson, A.I., Stirling, L.M., Dodge, H. and Ben Lazreg, N., (2011), “Urban morphology, infrastructure and amenities” in Stone, D.L., Mattingly, D.J., Ben Lazreg, N. (eds.) Leptiminus (Lamta) Report No. 3: The field survey, pp , JRA Supplementary Series 87. Journal of Roman Archaeology: Portsmouth, Rhode Island.

Wilson, A. I. , (2011), “The economic influence of developments in maritime technology in antiquity” in Harris, W.V. and Iara, K. (eds), Maritime Technology in the Ancient Economy: Ship Design and Navigation, pp 211-34, JRA Supplementary Series 84, Portsmouth, Rhode Island.

Wilson, A. I., (2011), “Harbour to Desert, Emporium to Sanctuary Response” in Bolletino di archeologia on line 1 (2010 [2011]), Volume speciale B/B11/7”, pp 67-72, http://151.12.58.75/archeologia/bao_document/articoli/7_WILSON.pdf.

Wilson, A. I., (2011), “City sizes and urbanisation in the Roman Empire” in Bowman, A.K. and Wilson, A.I. (eds) Settlement, Urbanisation and Population, pp 161-95, Oxford Studies in the Roman Economy 2. Oxford University Press; Oxford.

Wilson, A. I., (2011), “Developments in Mediterranean shipping and maritime from the Hellenistic period to AD 1000” in Robinson, D. and Wilson, A.I. (eds.) Maritime Archaeology and Ancient Trade in the Mediterranean, pp 33-59, Oxford Centre for Maritime Archaeology Monograph 6. School of Archaeology: Oxford.

Wilson, A. I., Petznek, B., Radbauer, S. and Sauer, R., (2011), “Urination and defecation Roman-style” in Koloski-Ostrow, A.O., Jansen, G.C.M, and Moormann, E.M. (eds), Roman Toilets: Their Archaeology and Cultural History, pp 95-111, BABesch Supplement 19. Peeters, Leiden.

Wilson, A.I. , (2011), “Case Study: The Red Marble Thrones of the Lateran: The Cultural Afterlife of Roman Toilet Seats” in Koloski-Ostrow, A.O., Jansen, G.C.M, and Moormann, E.M. (eds), Roman Toilets: Their Archaeology and Cultural History, pp 187-9, BABesch Supplement 19. Peeters, Leiden.

Wilson, A.I., Mattingly, D.J., Stone, D.L., Stirling, L.M., Dodge, H., and Ben Lazreg, N., (2011), “Gazetteer of sites in the urban survey” in Stone, D.L., Mattingly, D.J., Ben Lazreg, N. (eds.) Leptiminus (Lamta) Report No. 3: The field survey, pp, JRA Supplementary Series 87. Journal of Roman Archaeology: Portsmouth, Rhode Island.

2010

Mattingly, D.J. and Wilson, A. I. , (2010), “Concluding thoughts: Made in Fazzan?”, in Mattingly, D.J. (ed.), The Archaeology of Fazzan vol. 3, Excavations of C. M. Daniels, pp 523-530, Society for Libyan Studies Monograph 8. Society for Libyan Studies, London.

Robinson, D. and Wilson, A. I., (2010), “Introduction” in Robinson, D. and Wilson, A.I. (eds), Alexandria and the North-Western Delta. Joint Conference Proceedings of Alexandria: City and Harbour (Oxford 2004) and The Trade and Topography of Egypt’s North-West Delta (Berlin 2006), pp xi-xviii, Oxford Centre for Maritime Archaeology, Monograph 5. School of Archaeology, Oxford.

Spain, R. J., Sparey-Green, C. and Wilson, A. I. , (2010), The Roman watermills: in Bennett, P., Riddler, I. and Sparey-Green, C. (eds), The Roman Watermills and Settlement at Ickham, Kent, pp 42-67, V. The Archaeology of Canterbury New Series, Canterbury Archaeological Trust, Canterbury.

2009

Bowman, A.K. and Wilson, A.I. , (2009), “Quantifying the Roman economy: integration, growth, decline?”, in Bowman, A.K. & Wilson, A.I., (eds) Quantifying the Roman Economy: Methods and problems, pp 3-84, Oxford Studies in the Roman Economy 1. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Wilson, A. I., (2009), “Foggaras in ancient North Africa: or how to marry a Berber Princess” in Wilson, A.I. (ed.) Controle et distribution de l'eau dans le Maghreb antique et medieval, pp 19-39, Collection de l'Ecole franciase de Rome, 426: Rome.

Wilson, A.I., (2009), “Villas, horticulture and irrigation infrastructure in the Tiber Valley”: in Coarelli, F. and Patterson, H. (eds.) Mercator Placidissimus: The Tiber Valley in Antiquity. New research in the upper and middle river valley, pp 731-68, (Proceedings of the Conference held at the British School at Rome, 27-28 Feb. 2004). Rome, Edizioni Quasar.

Wilson, A.I., (2009), “Meninx VI: sondage across the line of aqueducts 1 and 2”: in Fentress, E., Drine, A. and Holod, R. (eds.) An Island through time: Jerba studies Vol. 1, The Punic and Roman periods, pp 212-240, Journal of Roman Archaeology Supplement 71. Portsmouth, Rhode Island.

Wilson, A.I., (2009), “Water supply in the Roman period: aqueducts and cisterns”, in Fentress, E., Drine, A. and Holod, R. (eds.) An Island through time: Jerba studies Vol. 1, The Punic and Roman periods, pp 177-87, Journal of Roman Archaeology Supplement 71. Portsmouth, Rhode Island.

Wilson, A.I., (2009), “Approaches to quantifying Roman trade” in “Bowman, A.K. & Wilson, A.I., (eds) Quantifying the Roman Economy: Methods and problems, pp 213-49, Oxford Studies in the Roman Economy 1. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

2008

Tebar Medias, E and Wilson, A.I., (2008), “Classical and Hellenistic textile production at Euesperides (Benghazi, Libya): preliminary results” in Alfaro Giner, C. and Karali, L. (eds.) Vestidoes, textiles y tintes (Purpureae vestes II): Estudios sobre dla Produccion de Bienes de Consumo en la Antiquedad, pp , Servicio de Publicaciones. Universidad de Valencia: Valencia.

Wilson, A.I., (2008), “Large-scale manufacturing, standardization, and trade” in Oleson, J.P. (ed.) Handbook of Engineering and Technology in the Classical World, pp 393-417, Oxford, Oxford University Press.

Wilson, A.I., (2008), “Machines” in Oleson, J.P. (ed.), Handbook of Engineering and Technology in the Classical World, pp 337-66, Oxford, Oxford University Press.

Wilson, A.I., (2008), “Hydraulic Engineering” in Oleson, J.P. (ed.), Handbook of Engineering and Technology in the Classical World, pp 285-318, Oxford, Oxford University Press.

Wilson, A.I., (2008), “Site recovery rates and the ancient population of the Biferno Valley” in Lock, G. and Faustoferri, A. (eds.) Archaeology and Landscape in Central Italy. Papers in Memory of John A. Lloyd, pp 233-53, Oxford University School of Archaeology Monographs, 69.

Wilson, A.I., (2008), “Economy and trade” in Bispham, E. (ed.) The Short Oxford History of Europe. Vol. 2: Roman Europe, pp 170-202, Oxford, Oxford University Press.

Wilson, A.I., (2008), “The problem of water supply” in Akerraz, A . and Papi, E. (eds.) Sidi Ali ben Ahmed - Thamusida I, I contesti, pp 51-61, Rome, Edizioni Quasar.

Wilson, A.I. and Tébar Megías, E., (2008), “Purple dye production at Hellenistic Euesperides (Benghazi, Libya)” in Napoli, J. (ed.) Ressources et activités maritimes des Peuples de l'Antiquité, Actes du Colloque international de Boulogne-sur-Mer, 12, 13 et 14 mai 2005, pp 231-8., Boulogne-sur-Mer:

2007

Mattingly, D. J. and Edwards, D. N. (with contributions from P. Balcombe, T. Barnett, C. M. Daniels, J. Dore, J. Hawthorne, A. Leone, P. Newson, T. Reynolds and A. Wilson), (2007), “The Archaeology of Fazzan” Site Gazetteer: in Mattingly, D.J. (ed.) The Archaeology of Fazzan, vol. II, Site Gazetteer, Pottery and other Survey Finds, pp 1-302, Society for Libyan Studies, London.

Wilson, A.I., (2007), “Urban development in the Severan Empire” in Swain, S.C.R., Harrison, S.J. and Elsner, J. (eds.) Severan Culture, pp 290-326, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.

Wilson, A.I., (2007), “Fish-salting workshops in Sabratha” in Lagóstena, L., Bernal, D. and Aréval, A. (eds.) Cetariae 2005. Salsas y Salazones de Pescado en Occidente durante la Antigüedad. Actas del Congreso Internacional (Cádiz, 7-9 de noviembre de 2005), pp 173-81, Archaeopress, Oxford (British Archaeological Reports, International Series 1686).

Wilson, A.I., (2007), “The Metal Supply of the Roman Empire” in Papi, E. (ed.) Supplying Rome and the Roman Empire, pp 109-25, Journal of Roman Archaeology Supplement 69. Portsmouth, Rhode Island.

Wilson, A.I., (2007), “The castra of Frontinus” in Leone, A., Palombi, D. and Walker, S. (eds.), Res bene gestae. Richerche di storia urbana su Roma antica in onore di Eva Margareta Steinby, pp 439-44, (Lexicon Topographicum Urbis Romae, Supplementum IV). Roma, Quasar.

2006

Wilson, A.I., (2006), “The spread of foggara-based irrigation in the ancient Sahara” in Mattingly, D.J., McLaren, S., Savage, E., al-Fasatwi, Y. and Gadgood, K. (eds.), The Libyan Desert: Natural Resources and Cultural Heritage, pp 205-16, London: Society for Libyan Studies.

Wilson, A.I., (2006), “New light on a Greek city: archaeology and history at Euesperides” in Fabbricotti, E. and Menozzi, O. (eds.) Cirenaica: studi, scavi e scoperte. Atti del X Convegno di Archeologia cirenaica, Chieti 24-26 novembre 2003, pp 141-152, Oxford: BAR International Series.

Wilson, A.I., (2006), “The economic impact of technological advances in the Roman construction industry” in Lo Cascio, E. (ed.) Innovazione tecnica e progresso economico nel mondo romano, pp 225-36, (Pragmateiai). Bari, Edipuglia.

2005

Wilson, A.I., (2005), “Romanizing Baal: the art of Saturn worship in North Africa” in Sanader, M., et al (eds.), Proceedings of the 8th International Colloquium on Problems of Roman Provincial Art, Zagreb 2003, pp 403-8, (Opuscula archaeologica: Dissertationes et Monographiae). Zagreb.

2004

Wilson, A.I., (2004), “Archaeological evidence for textile production and dyeing in Roman North Africa” in Alfaro, C., Wild, J.P. and Costa, B. (eds.) Purpureae Vestes. Textiles y tintes del Mediterráneo en época romana, pp 155-64, Publicaciones de la Universidad de Valencia, Valencia.

Wilson, A.I., (2004), “Classical water technology in the early Islamic world” in Bruun, C. & Saastamoinen, A (eds.) Technology, ideology, water: from Frontinus to the Renaissance and beyond, pp 115-41, Acta Instituti Romani Finlandiae, 31, Roma.

2003

Mattingly, D.J. & Wilson, A.I., (2003), “Farming the Sahara: the Garamantian contribution in Southern Libya” in Liverani, M. (ed.), Arid Lands in Roman Times. Papers from the International Conference (Rome, July 9th-10th 2001), pp 37-50, Arid Zone Archaeology Monographs 4: (Firenze).

Wilson, A.I. and Mattingly, D.J., (2003), “Irrigation technologies: foggaras, wells and field systems” in Mattingly, D.J. (ed.), The Archaeology of Fazzan, vol. I, Synthesis, pp 235-78, London: Society for Libyan Studies.

2002

Wilson, A.I., (2002), “Marine resource exploitation in the cities of coastal Tripolitania” in Khanoussi, M., Ruggeri, P. & Vismara, C. (eds.) L'Africa Romana XIV. Carocci di Roma, Roma volume 1, pp 429-436.

2001

Bennett, P., Buzaian, A.M. & Wilson, A.I., (2001), “Euesperides, the first Benghazi” in Higham, N. (ed.) Archaeology of the Roman Empire: a tribute to the life and works of Professor Barri Jone, pp 219-236, Archaeopress: Oxford.

Wilson, A.I., (2001), “Incurring the wrath of Mars: sanitation and hygiene in Roman North Africa” in Jansen, G.C.M. (ed.) Cura Aquarum in Sicilia. Proceedings of the Tenth International Congress on the History of Water Management and Hydraulic Engineering in the Mediterranean Region. Syracuse, May 16-22, 1998, pp 307-312, (Bulletin van de Vereeniging tot bevordering der kennis van de Antieke Beschaving te 's-Gravenhage  Supplement 6), Stichtung BABESCH, Leiden, 2000 [2001].

Wilson, A.I., (2001), “Roman water technology and usage: An epilogue: where to go from here? Future courses for water studies” in Koloski-Ostrow, A.O. (ed.), Water use and hydraulics in the Roman city, pp 101-4, (Archaeological Institute of America Colloquia and Conference Papers, New series, 3), Kendall Hunt, Boston MA.

Wilson, A.I., (2001), “Ti. Cl. Felix and the date of the Leptiminus East Baths” in Stirling, L.M.,. Mattingly, D.J. & Ben Lazreg, N. (eds.), Leptiminus (Lamta): a Roman port city in Tunisia Report no. 2, pp 25-28, Journal of Roman Archaeology Supplement 4), Portsmouth, Rhode Island.

Wilson, A.I., (2001), “Urban water storage, distribution and usage in Roman North Africa” in Koloski-Ostrow, A.O. (ed.), Water use and hydraulics in the Roman city, pp 83-96, (Archaeological Institute of America Colloquia and Conference Papers, New series, 3), Kendall Hunt, Boston MA.

Wilson, A.I., (2001), Urban economies of late antique Cyrenaica: in “Kingsley, S. & Decker, M. (eds.), Economy and exchange in the East Mediterranean during late antiquity”,  pp 28-43, Oxbow Books, Oxford.

2000

Wilson, A.I., (2000), “Land drainage” in “Wikander, Ö. (ed.), Ancient water technology, pp 308-317, E. J. Brill, Leiden (Technology and change in history 2).

Wilson, A.I., (2000), “Drainage and sanitation” in Wikander, Ö. (ed.), Ancient water technology, pp 151-179, E. J. Brill, Leiden (Technology and change in history 2).

Wilson, A.I., (2000), “Industrial uses of water in the ancient world” in Wikander, Ö. (ed.), Ancient water technology, pp 127-149, E. J. Brill, Leiden (Technology and change in history 2).

Wilson, A.I., (2000), “Timgad and textile production” in Salmon, J. and Mattingly, D.J. (eds.), Economies beyond agriculture, pp 271-296, Routledge: London (Leicester-Nottingham Studies in Ancient Society).

1999

Wilson, A.I., (1999), “Molinae” in Steinby, E.M. (ed.), Lexicon Topographicum Urbis Romae vol. 5, pp 277, Roma: Quasar.

1998

Wilson, A.I., (1998), “Water-supply in ancient Carthage” in Carthage papers: The early colony's economy, water supply, a private bath, and the mobilization of state olive oi, pp 65-102, JRA Supplement 28: Portsmouth, Rhode Island.

1995

Wilson, A.I., (1995), “Running water and social status in North Africa” in Horton, M. and Wiedemann, T. (eds.), North Africa from Antiquity to Islam, pp 52-56, Centre for Mediterranean Studies, Bristol.