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Category: Bronze Age and Iron Age

Potamikon: Sinews of Acheloios

Nicholas J. Molinari et al.

This book, Potamikon, presents an investigation into the origin and identity of the man-faced bull, as well as a catalogue of coins. READ MORE

Paperback: £50.00 | eBook: £16.00

Achaios

ed. Evangelia Papadopoulou et al.

In Achaios, thirty-five scholars from six different countries have contributed with thirty-one papers, as a small token of appreciation, gratitude and affection to a true scholar, who devoted his life studying and revealing the long journeys of the Mycenaeans and their culture. READ MORE

Paperback: £44.00 | eBook: £16.00

Proceedings of the 17th Iron Age Research Student Symposium, Edinburgh

ed. Graeme JR Erskine et al.

Proceedings of the 17th Iron Age Research Student Symposium held in Edinburgh, organised to reflect three general themes (migration/interaction, material culture and the built environment) READ MORE

Paperback: £34.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £10.00

Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 46, 2016

ed. Janet Starkey et al.

Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, the only international academic forum that meets annually for the presentation of research in the humanities on the Arabian Peninsula. READ MORE

Paperback: £69.00

Late Prehistory and Protohistory: Bronze Age and Iron Age (1. The Emergence of warrior societies and its economic, social and environmental consequences; 2. Aegean – Mediterranean imports and influences in the graves from continental Europe – Bronze and I

ed. Fernando Coimbra et al.

Proceedings of two sessions from the XVII UISPP World Congress, 2014: A3c The Emergence of warrior societies and its economic, social and environmental consequences and A16a Aegean – Mediterranean imports and influences in the graves from continental Europe – Bronze and Iron Ages. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | Open Access

Die Anfänge des kontinentalen Transportwesens und seine Auswirkungen auf die Bolerázer und Badener Kulturen

Tünde Horváth

The earliest finds of wheeled vehicles in northern and central Europe date to 3900-3600 BC. However finds (3400-3300 BC) from the Boleraz sites of Arbon/Bleiche 3 and Bad Buchau/Torwiesen II, linked to pile-dwelling settlements, indicate methods of transport typical for higher altitudes (slides, sleds, etc.). READ MORE

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‘A Mersshy Contree Called Holdernesse’: Excavations on the Route of a National Grid Pipeline in Holderness, East Yorkshire

ed. Gavin Glover et al.

Presents the results of excavations along the route of a national grid pipeline in Holderness, East Yorkshire shedding light on rural life in the claylands to the east of the Yorkshire Wolds, from the Mesolithic to the Iron Age and Roman periods, and beyond. READ MORE

Paperback: £40.00 | Open Access

Analysis of the Economic Foundations Supporting the Social Supremacy of the Beaker Groups

ed. Elisa Guerra Doce et al.

Proceedings of the UISPP 2014 session 'Analysis of the economic foundations supporting the social supremacy of the Beaker groups'. Papers presented at this session suggesting that Beaker groups may have controlled certain products and technologies. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | Open Access

Geometric Period Plithos Burial Ground at Chora of Naxos Island, Greece: Anthropology Report

Anagnostis P. Agelarakis

This report aims to offer glimpses of the human condition on Naxos island, Greece, focusing on the archaeoanthropologic study of the human skeletal remains along with associated contexts of faunal materials recovered from the Geometric (9th -7th c BC) component of the burial ground site of Plithos in Chora at Naxos island. READ MORE

Paperback: £28.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £10.00

Mapping Society: Settlement Structure in Later Bronze Age Ireland

Victoria Ruth Ginn

This study examines Middle–Late Bronze Age (c. 1750–600 BC) domestic settlement patterns in Ireland. The results reveal a distinct rise in the visibility, and a rapid adaption, of domestic architecture, which seems to have occurred earlier in Ireland than elsewhere in western and northern Europe. READ MORE

Paperback: £40.00 | eBook: £16.00

Origins, Development and Abandonment of an Iron Age Village

ed. Robert Masefield et al.

Excavations of a large Iron Age farming settlement in Northamptonshite spread across five sites, four studied here (The Lodge, Long Dole, Crick Hotel and Nortoft Lane, Kilsby) with Covert Farm, Crick studied in Volume I (9781784912086). READ MORE

Paperback: £48.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Iron Age and Romano-British Settlement at Crick Covert Farm: Excavations 1997-1998

Gwilym Hughes et al.

Excavations of a large part of an extensive Iron Age settlement carried out between 1997 - 1998 at Covert Farm located near Crick in northwestern Northamptonshire. READ MORE

Paperback: £48.00 | eBook: £16.00

Ritual in Late Bronze Age Ireland

Katherine Leonard

This text develops a new perspective on Late Bronze Age (LBA) Ireland by identifying and analysing patterns of ritual practice in the archaeological record. The bookends of this study are the introduction of the bronze slashing sword to Ireland at around 1200 BC and the introduction and proliferation of iron technology beginning around 600 BC. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | eBook: £16.00

Micromorphological Analysis of Activity Areas Sealed by Vesuvius’ Avellino Eruption

Tiziana Matarazzo

Buried under a meter of volcanic ash deposited by the eruption of Vesuvius, the remarkable preservation of this Early Bronze Age village in Southern Italy is unmatched in Europe. Here, micromorphology is used to identify the type and range of human activities, the function of features and buildings, and the intensity of site occupation. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | eBook: £16.00

Ritual Landscapes and Borders within Rock Art Research

ed. Heidrun Stebergløkken et al.

Ritual landscapes and borders are recurring themes running through Professor Kalle Sognnes' long research career. This anthology contains 13 articles written by colleagues from his broad network in appreciation of his many contributions to the field of rock art research. READ MORE

Paperback: £42.00 | Open Access

Rivers in Prehistory

ed. Andrea Vianello

From antiquity onwards people have opted to live near rivers and major watercourses. This volume explores rivers as facilitators of movement through landscapes, and it investigates the reasons for living near a river, as well as the role of the river in the human landscape. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | eBook: £16.00

Du Mont Liban aux Sierras d’Espagne

ed. Romana Harfouche et al.

This volume presents the results of the CEDRE multidisciplinary project NAHR IBRAHIM that was led on the Lebanese mountain centered around the Nahr Ibrahim valley (the famous Adonis valley in Antiquity), in the hinterland of the ancient city of Byblos. READ MORE

Paperback: £44.00 | eBook: £16.00

Bronze Age Tell Communities in Context: An Exploration Into Culture, Society and the Study of European Prehistory. Part 1

Tobias L. Kienlin

This study challenges current modelling of Bronze Age tell communities in the Carpathian Basin in terms of the evolution of functionally-differentiated, hierarchical or 'proto-urban' society under the influence of Mediterranean palatial centres. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | Open Access

The late prehistory of Malta: Essays on Borġ in-Nadur and other sites

ed. Davide Tanasi et al.

Borg in-Nadur, Malta, is a major multi-period site, with archaeological remains that span several thousand years. Excavations were carried out here in 1881 and again in 1959. This volume provides an exhaustive account of the stratigraphy, the pottery, the lithic assemblages, the bones, and the molluscs. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

Experiencing Etruscan Pots

Lucy Shipley

What was it like to use and live with Etruscan pottery? Characterising that experience of Etruscan pottery is the concern of this book. More specifically, this volume aims to unpick both the physical encounter between vessel and hand, and the emotional interaction between the user of a pot and the images inscribed upon its surface. READ MORE

Paperback: £29.00 | eBook: £16.00

Material Culture and Cultural Identity: A Study of Greek and Roman Coins from Dora

Rosa Maria Motta

Presents numismatics from the ancient harbor town of Dor/Dora in modern Israel with a history that spanned from the Bronze Age until the Late Roman Era. READ MORE

Paperback: £25.00 | eBook: £16.00

Ägyptens wirtschaftliche Grundlagen in der mittleren Bronzezeit

Rainer Nutz

This study attempts to highlight selected economic aspects of the first half of the second millennium BC in Ancient Egypt. READ MORE

Paperback: £32.00 | eBook: £16.00

Settlement, Communication and Exchange around the Western Carpathians

ed. T. L. Kienlin et al.

This volume focuses on the complex issues of long-term cultural change in the populations surrounding the Western Carpathians, with the aim of striking a balance between local cultural dynamics, subsistence economy and the alleged importance of far-reaching contacts, and communication and exchange involved in this process. READ MORE

Paperback: £47.00 | eBook: £16.00

Around the Petit-Chasseur Site in Sion (Valais, Switzerland) and New Approaches to the Bell Beaker Culture

ed. Marie Besse

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the discovery of the megalithic necropolis of Petit- Chasseur in Sion (Valais, Switzerland), an international conference was organised from the 27th to the 29th of October 2011 in Sion. This book constitutes the conference proceedings. READ MORE

Paperback: £47.00 | eBook: £16.00

Athyrmata: Critical Essays on the Archaeology of the Eastern Mediterranean in Honour of E. Susan Sherratt

ed. Yannis Galanakis et al.

This volume brings together twenty-six papers to mark Susan Sherratt's 65th birthday - a collection that seeks to reflect both her broad range of interests and her ever-questioning approach to uncovering the realities of life in Europe and the Mediterranean in later prehistory. READ MORE

Paperback: £43.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Evolution of Neolithic and Bronze Age Landscapes

Alex Carnes

At the heart of this book is a comparative study of the stone rows of Dartmoor and northern Scotland, a rare, putatively Bronze Age megalithic typology that has mystified archaeologists for over a century. READ MORE

Paperback: £31.00 | eBook: £16.00

Travelling Objects: Changing Values

Benjamin Jennings

Since their initial discovery in the nineteenth century, the enigmatic prehistoric lake-dwellings of the Circum-Alpine region have captured the imagination of the public and archaeologists alike. READ MORE

Paperback: £37.00 | eBook: £16.00

Landscapes and Artefacts

ed. Steven Ashley et al.

Andrew Rogerson is one of the most important and influential archaeologists currently working in East Anglia. This collection will be essential reading for those interested in the history and archaeology of Norfolk and Suffolk, in the interpretation of artefacts within their landscape contexts, and in the material culture of the Middle Ages. READ MORE

Paperback: £40.00 | eBook: £16.00

Copper Shaft-Hole Axes and Early Metallurgy in South-Eastern Europe: An Integrated Approach

Julia Heeb

Although the copper axes with central shaft-hole from south-eastern Europe have a long history of research, they have not been studied on a transnational basis since the 1960s. What has also been missing, is trying to use as many methods as possible to better understand their production, use and context. READ MORE

Paperback: £32.00 | eBook: £16.00

Building the Bronze Age

Corien Wiersma

This book analyses Early Helladic III, Middle Helladic and Late Helladic I domestic architecture with reference to social organization and social change. The study covers domestic architecture from the southern and central Greek mainland up to southern Thessaly. READ MORE

Paperback: £60.00 | eBook: £16.00

Cultural Expression in the Old Kingdom Elite Tomb

Sasha Verma

Cultural Expression in the Old Kingdom Elite Tomb considers the material and immaterial culture left behind by the ancient Egyptian elite in their tombs starting some 5000 years ago. The book intends to understand this culture reflecting the intention of the ancient Egyptians. All these intentions are now inaccessible to us, a paradox indeed. READ MORE

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Dating the Tombs of the Egyptian Old Kingdom

Joyce Swinton

The decorated tombs of the Egyptian Old Kingdom offer detailed knowledge of a society that in all probability was the first nation state in history. The system of dating these monuments presented here builds on the work of previous scholars. In this volume the author explains how the dating method was devised. READ MORE

Paperback: £34.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Origins of Ireland’s Holy Wells

Celeste Ray

This book re-assesses archaeological research into holy well sites in Ireland and the evidence for votive deposition at watery sites throughout northwest European prehistory. READ MORE

Paperback: £33.00 | eBook: £16.00

Elmali-Karatas V: The Early Bronze Age Pottery of Karatas

Christine Eslick

This volume presents the results of the Bryn Mawr College excavations of the Early Bronze Age site of Karatas in the plain of Elmali in northern Lycia. It is a final report of the pottery, except for miniature vessels. The occupation at Karatas, has been divided into six main periods (IVI) on the basis of stratigraphy of the Central Mound. READ MORE

Hardback: £50.00