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Winchester in the Early Middle Ages

ed. Martin Biddle

This volume provides a full edition, translation, and analyses of the Winton Domesday and of the city depicted therein, drawing on the evidence derived from archaeological excavation and historical research in the city since 1961, on personal- and place-name evidence, and on contemporary advances in Anglo-Saxon numismatics. READ MORE

Hardback: £96.00

Object and Economy in Medieval Winchester

Martin Biddle

Over 6000 objects were recovered during the Winchester excavations (1961-1971), offering insight not only into the industries and arts, but the economic, cultural, and social life of medieval Winchester. This volume covers all the objects from the finest products of the Anglo-Saxon goldsmith’s skill to the iron tenter-hooks of the cloth industry. READ MORE

Hardback: £195.00

The Winchester Mint and Coins and Related Finds from the Excavations of 1961–71

ed. Martin Biddle et al.

This volume records and illustrates the minting of silver pennies in Winchester between the reigns of Alfred the Great and Henry III. Five and a half thousand survive in museums and collections all over the world. Sought out and photographed (some 3200 coins in 6400 images detailing both sides), they have been minutely catalogued for this volume. READ MORE

Hardback: £115.00

A Prosopographic Study of the New Kingdom Tomb Owners of Dra Abu el-Naga

Ángeles Jiménez-Higueras

Containing the dating, kinship data and titles for each tomb owner of 54 tombs located in the southern area of the Theban cemetery of Dra Abu el-Naga during the New Kingdom, this book will prove of great assistance as a handbook or catalogue for research on New Kingdom Dra Abu el-Naga or the study of prosopography and kinship relationships. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00

The Watlington Hoard

John Naylor et al.

Presenting the complete publication of the objects and coins in the Watlington Hoard, the authors discuss its wider implications for our understanding of hoarding in late 9th-century southern Britain, interactions between the kingdoms of Wessex and Mercia, and the movements of the Viking Great Army after the Battle of Edington in 878.

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Paperback: £49.00 | Open Access

Down to Earth Archaeology

William Y. Adams

Professor William Y. Adams presents sixteen papers on Nubia, written at various times during his lengthy and productive academic career. Most of those selected had been previously published only in a limited way; encompassing a wide range of topics, Adams wanted to enable them to reach a wider readership than they had originally. READ MORE

Hardback: £59.00 | Open Access

Les mégalithes du département du Morbihan

Philippe Gouézin

Based on a corpus of architectural plans comprising 1413 megalithic monuments from the Department of Morbihan, including more than 250 unpublished monuments, this book aims at a better understanding of megalithism, or more precisely megalithisms, and presents a new approach to the relationship between standing stones (menhirs) and tombs (dolmens). READ MORE

Paperback: £88.00 | eBook: £16.00

Late Roman Dorset Black-Burnished Ware (BB1)

Malcolm Lyne

Much has been written about Roman Dorset Black-Burnished Ware (BB1) and its Late Iron Age Durotrigian origins since the industry was first recognised at the end of the 1960s. However, this has mostly focused on the forms produced and distributed during the 1st to 3rd centuries. This publication covers those of the late 3rd to early 5th century. READ MORE

Paperback: £32.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Prehistoric Artefacts of Northern Ireland

Harry Welsh et al.

The last in a trilogy of monographs designed to provide a baseline survey of the prehistoric sites of Northern Ireland, this monograph considers the prehistoric artefacts that have been found in Northern Ireland. It aims to provide a basis for further research, and also to stimulate local interest in the prehistory of Northern Ireland. READ MORE

Paperback: £65.00 | eBook: £16.00

Hunde in der römischen Antike: Rassen/Typen - Zucht - Haltung und Verwendung

Heidelinde Autengruber-Thüry

This study considers the living environment of the dog in Roman antiquity, based on literary and iconographic sources as well as archaeological and archaeozoological finds. The book asserts that dogs played an important role in many areas of life, such that everyday life in the Classical world could not be imagined without them. READ MORE

Paperback: £70.00 | eBook: £16.00

A Catalogue of the Pictures and Drawings at Wilton House

Francis Russell

The collection of pictures at Wilton has been celebrated since the seventeenth century; and its historic arrangement is uniquely well documented in a series of catalogues of which the first, issued in 1731, was the earliest such publication about any private collection in England. This volume is the first publication of the collection. READ MORE

Hardback: £80.00

Les pratiques funéraires en Gaule lyonnaise de l’époque augustéenne à la fin du 3e siècle

András Márton

This volume gives an overview of Roman burial practices in the Gallia Lugdunensis province during the Early Roman Empire, focussing on grave treatment and grave furnishing, the structure of the tombs and the selection and treatment of grave goods and human remains. READ MORE

Paperback: £60.00 | eBook: £16.00

Chios dicta est… et in Aegæo sita mari: Historical Archaeology and Heraldry on Chios

Ioanna Koukouni

This book discusses the archaeology and history of the Greek island of Chios during the Byzantine and Genoese periods, focusing on Mount Amani. Harsh, remote, and poor, Mount Amani is nevertheless surprisingly rich in material for the landscape archaeologist and the student of historical topography, yet, until now, unknown in scholarly literature. READ MORE

Paperback: £54.00 | eBook: £16.00

Ex Asia et Syria: Oriental Religions in the Roman Central Balkans

Nadežda Gavrilović Vitas

'Ex Asia et Syria: Religions in the Roman Central Balkans' examines the cults of Asia Minor and Syrian origin in the Roman provinces of the Central Balkans. The author analyzes all hitherto known epigraphical and archaeological material attesting to the presence of the cults in that region, a subject yet to be the object of serious scholarly study. READ MORE

Paperback: £42.00 | eBook: £16.00

The World of Disney: From Antiquarianism to Archaeology

David W. J. Gill

A biography of Dr John Disney (1779-1857), the benefactor of the first chair in archaeology at a British university. He also donated his major collection of Classical sculptures to the University of Cambridge. The sculptures continue to be displayed in the Fitzwilliam Museum. READ MORE

Paperback: £25.00 | eBook: £16.00

Invisible Connections: An Archaeometallurgical Analysis of the Bronze Age Metalwork from the Egyptian Museum of the University of Leipzig

Martin Odler et al.

The Egyptian Museum of the University of Leipzig has the largest university collection of ancient Egyptian artefacts in Germany. This volume presents an analysis of 86 of these artefacts using a range of archaeometallurgical methods in order to provide a diachronic sample of Bronze Age Egyptian copper alloy metalwork from Dynasty 1 to Dynasty 19. READ MORE

Paperback: £44.00 | eBook: £16.00

Die Bestattungsgruben in Bat

Conrad Schmidt et al.

A comprehensive study of two Umm an-Nar (2700-2000 BC) burial pits from the UNESCO World Heritage site Bat in the Sultanate of Oman, excavated 2010-2012. Each burial pit represents one of the largest closed finds of the Early Bronze Age in the region, including beads and other items of personal adornment, as well as pottery and human bones. READ MORE

Hardback: £75.00 | Open Access

A Latin Lexicon: An Illustrated Compendium of Latin Words and English Derivatives

Caroline K. Mackenzie et al.

This charming, illustrated compendium of Latin words and English derivatives, includes over 365 words required for Latin GCSE. Key notes on grammar, translations and playful and memorable derivatives accompany each Latin entry, and a glossary of Latin in common usage make this essential for all learners of Latin as well as cruciverbalists. READ MORE

Hardback: £24.99 | eBook: £19.99

Die vermeintlich pergamenische Importkeramik in Ephesos

Asuman Lätzer-Lasar

This book is the first comparative study of three ceramic ware groups found at Ephesos (modern day Turkey): Appliqué Ware, White-grounded ware and Pergamene Sigillata. Until now they were considered to be products made in and imported from Pergamon, but intensive archaeometrical analysis demonstrate that they were produced locally. READ MORE

Paperback: £48.00 | eBook: £16.00

Henry Hunter Calvert’s Collection of Amphora Stamps and that of Sidney Smith Saunders

Alan Johnston

Henry Hunter Calvert was a British consul in Alexandria from 1857 to 1882, at which date he and many others fled from the riots in the city. The consulate was sacked, destroying Calvert's collections, but an annotated list of the Greek amphora stamps had been sent to the British Museum, published here for the first time. READ MORE

Paperback: £25.00 | eBook: £16.00

An Illustrated Companion to Japanese Archaeology

ed. Werner Steinhaus et al.

The Illustrated Companion to Japanese Archaeology provides, for the first time, a comprehensive visual introduction to a wide range of sites and finds from the earliest occupation of the Japanese archipelago prior to 35,000 years ago to the early historical periods. First published in 2016, the 2nd edition is revised and updated for 2020. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00

Engraved Gems and Propaganda in the Roman Republic and under Augustus

Paweł Gołyźniak

This book studies small but highly captivating artworks from antiquity – engraved gemstones. These objects had multiple applications, and the images upon them captured snapshots of people's beliefs, ideologies, and everyday occupations. They provide a unique perspective on the propaganda of Roman political leaders, especially Octavian/Augustus. READ MORE

Hardback: £90.00 | Open Access

The Beau Street, Bath Hoard

ed. Verity Anthony et al.

The remarkable discovery of the Beau Street Hoard captured the public imagination and became the focus for a major scientific investigation and a significant learning and public engagement programme. This book provides a thorough and complete publication and analysis of the hoard, which is one of the largest yet found in a Roman town in Britain. READ MORE

Hardback: £60.00 | eBook: £16.00

Hillforts: Britain, Ireland and the Nearer Continent

ed. Gary Lock et al.

The Atlas of Hillforts of Britain and Ireland project (2012-2016) compiled a massive database on hillforts by a team drawn from the Universities of Oxford, Edinburgh and Cork. This volume outlines the history of the project, offers preliminary assessments of the online digital Atlas and presents initial research studies using Atlas data. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

La raccolta e la distribuzione dell’acqua a Ventotene in età romana

Giovanni Maria De Rossi

This volume, written by the Director of the Historical-Archaeological museum at Ventotene island, is divided into two parts: the first examines the topographical and technical problem of the water supply on the island, which essentially has no springs; the second analyses the individual components of the water supply system built by the Romans. READ MORE

Paperback: £65.00 | eBook: £16.00

Atlas of Ceramic Fabrics 2

Sara T. Levi et al.

‘Atlas of Ceramic Fabrics 2. Italy: Southern Tyrrhenian. Neolithic – Bronze Age’, the second in a series of atlases organized according to geographical areas, chronology and types of wares, presents and interprets the petrographic composition of pre and protohistoric pottery (6th-1st mill. BCE) found in the southwestern part of Italy. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

Essai bibliographique sur l’archéologie francophone de la Mésoamérique

Eric Taladoire

This bibliography of contributions in French to Mesoamerican studies aims to: assess the existing situation; provide the most complete list of references and draw attention to unknown contributions; evaluate the contribution of the most recent formations; insist upon the necessary confrontation of methods and points of view. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £10.00

De la provincia Celtiberia a la qūrā de Santabariyya: Arqueología de la Antigüedad tardía en la provincia de Cuenca (siglos V-VIII d.C.)

Rafael Barroso Cabrera

This volume presents a historical and archaeological study of the province of Cuenca in Late Antiquity. The study concludes with an examination of the archaeological collection from the province, which has been divided into three large groups: monumental sculpture and epigraphic items, ceramic productions and metalwork arts. READ MORE

Paperback: £75.00 | eBook: £16.00

Practices of Personal Adornment in Neolithic Greece

Fotis Ifantidis

The objective of this book is the reconsideration of the practices of personal adornment during the Neolithic period in Greece, through the assemblage, extensive bibliographic documentation, and critical evaluation of all the available data deriving from more than a hundred sites in the mainland and the Aegean islands. READ MORE

Paperback: £80.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £10.00

The Affect of Crafting

Uzma Z. Rizvi

The Affect of Crafting' presents an interrogation of materiality and crafting, a consideration of the situatedness of the technological practice of crafting itself, and the forms of relationships that exist between all things transformed in the act of crafting: bodies, minerals and landscapes. READ MORE

Paperback: £32.00 | eBook: £16.00

How did the Persian King of Kings Get His Wine? The upper Tigris in antiquity (c.700 BCE to 636 CE)

Anthony Comfort et al.

This book explores the upper valley of the Tigris during antiquity. The area is little known to scholarship, and study is currently handicapped by the security situation in southeast Turkey and by the imminent completion of the Ilısu dam that will lead to the destruction of many archaeological sites, some of which have not been investigated. READ MORE

Paperback: £32.00 | eBook: £16.00

Metal Sewing-Thimbles Found in Britain

Brian Read

This is the first reference book that deals specifically with all types of sewing-thimble made from copper-alloy or silver, or either of these materials combined with iron or steel, and found in Britain. Domed, ring-type and open-top sewing-thimbles are described, among them unusual examples and others previously absent from the known record. READ MORE

Paperback: £25.00 | eBook: £16.00

Verres incolores de L’antiquité romaine en Gaule et aux marges de la Gaule

Danièle Foy et al.

Colourless glass became prominent between the middle of the 1st century AD and the beginning of the 4th century. This book reflects the diversity of glass and is designed as a practical manual divided into three parts: Assemblages, Typological Catalogue, Chemical Analyses. READ MORE

Paperback: £130.00 | eBook: £16.00

Marcadores gráficos y territorios megalíticos en la Cuenca interior del Tajo: Toledo, Madrid y Guadalajara

Mª Ángeles Lancharro Gutiérrez

The aim of this work is to analyze Late Prehistoric graphical markers, comprising paintings, engravings, Megalithic elements, and other portable objects. The Tajo inner basin (Spain), was chosen for this study due to the lack of scholarship on the subject and the lack of geographical information available for the archaeological sites. READ MORE

Paperback: £80.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £10.00

Egyptian Predynastic Anthropomorphic Objects

Ryna Ordynat

The aim of this study is to examine Anthropomorphic objects from the Egyptian Predynastic in terms of their original context to determine what role they played in Predynastic burials. A database comprising all provenanced anthropomorphic Predynastic objects has been composed in order to conduct a detailed analysis. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £10.00

Sites of Prehistoric Life in Northern Ireland

Harry Welsh et al.

This monograph brings together information on all the currently known sites in Northern Ireland that are in some way associated with prehistoric life. Compiled from a number of sources, it includes many that have only recently been discovered. A total of 1580 monuments are recorded in the inventory, ranging from burnt mounds to hillforts. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Classification of Chalcolithic and Early Bronze Age Copper and Bronze Axe-heads from Southern Britain

Stuart Needham

This work presents a comprehensive classification of the morphology of early metal age axe-heads, chisels and stakes from southern Britain. It is illustrated by a type series of 120 representative examples. READ MORE

Paperback: £22.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £10.00

The Lamps of Late Antiquity from Rhodes

Angeliki Katsioti

This study focuses on the recording, study and publication of the corpus of the Late Antique lamps dating from the 3rd to the 7th centuries as found in rescue excavations in the town of Rhodes. The aim here is to present the diachronic changes in the artistic sensibility and preferences of this particular market. READ MORE

Paperback: £80.00 | eBook: £16.00

Imágenes de centauros en los vasos áticos de figuras negras y de figuras rojas

María Herranz

The centaur, a hybrid being with the body of horse and a human head and torso, first appeared in the mountains of Thessaly. This book is composed of a catalogue divided into nine chapters. Each chapter comprises catalogue entries for a number of black-figure and red-figure Attic vases. READ MORE

Paperback: £54.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £10.00

Romano-Celtic Mask Puzzle Padlocks

Jerry Slocum et al.

This book presents a little-known and ingenious artefact of the Roman world: a small puzzle padlock whose font plate bears a face or ‘mask’ of ‘Celtic’ style. READ MORE

Hardback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

Catalogue of Artefacts from Malta in the British Museum

Josef Mario Briffa SJ et al.

Ancient finds from the Maltese islands are rare, and those held in the British Museum form an important collection. Represented is a wide cultural range, spanning the Early and Late Neolithic, the Bronze Age, Roman and more recent historic periods. READ MORE

Paperback: £60.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Death of the Maiden in Classical Athens

Katia Margariti

The present study examines the death of maidens in classical Athens, combining the study of Attic funerary iconography with research on classical Attic maiden burials, funerary inscriptions, tragic plays, as well as the relevant Attic myths READ MORE

Paperback: £90.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £10.00

Late Roman to Late Byzantine/Early Islamic Period Lamps in the Holy Land

Varda Sussman

This volume illustrates lamps from the Byzantine period excavated in the Holy Land and demonstrates the extent of their development since the first enclosing/capturing of light (fire) within a portable man-made vessel. READ MORE

Paperback: £70.00 | eBook: £16.00

Percy Manning: The Man Who Collected Oxfordshire

ed. Michael Heaney

This volume provides the first detailed biography Percy Manning (1870-1917), an Oxford antiquary who amassed enormous collections about the history of Oxford and Oxfordshire. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | eBook: £16.00

Managing Archaeological Collections in Middle Eastern Countries

Dianne Fitzpatrick

In this guide, archaeologist Dianne Fitzpatrick sees archaeological collections management as a means of integrating achievable good-practice strategies into research designs and site management plans from the outset. READ MORE

Paperback: £26.00 | eBook: £16.00

An Urban Geography of the Roman World, 100 BC to AD 300

J. W. Hanson

This book provides a new account of the urbanism of the Roman world between 100 BC and AD 300. To do so, it draws on a combination of textual sources and archaeological material to provide a new catalogue of cities, calculates new estimates of their areas and uses a range of population densities to estimate their populations. READ MORE

Paperback: £65.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Small Finds and Vessel Glass from Insula VI.1 Pompeii: Excavations 1995-2006

H.E.M. Cool

This report presents the vessel glass and small finds found during the excavations between 1995 and 2006 that took place in Insula VI.1, Pompeii (henceforth VI.1). More than 5,000 items are discussed, and the size of the assemblage has meant that the publication is in two parts. READ MORE

Paperback: £50.00 | eBook: £16.00

Boughton: The House, its People and its Collections

Richard Buccleuch et al.

In this sumptuous portrait of Boughton House, known as ‘the English Versailles’, the present Duke sets the scene with a history of his ancestors who acquired the Northamptonshire manor in the reign of Henry VIII. Ralph, 1st Duke of Montagu (1638–1709), Charles II’s envoy to Louis XIV, transformed Boughton into a palatial homage to French culture. READ MORE

Paperback: £17.95

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

Tomb Security in Ancient Egypt from the Predynastic to the Pyramid Age

Reg Clark

This book presents an in-depth analysis of the architecture of tomb security in Egypt from the Predynastic Period until the early Fourth Dynasty by extrapolating data on the security features of published tombs from the whole of Egypt and gathering it together for the first time in one accessible database. READ MORE

Paperback: £70.00 | eBook: £16.00

Stone Carving of the Hospitaller Period in Rhodes: Displaced pieces and fragments

Anna-Maria Kasdagli

The work presents 230 stone carvings of the Hospitaller period in Rhodes (1309-1522), which for various reasons are no longer in their original setting. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

Royal Statues in Egypt 300 BC-AD 220

Elizabeth Brophy

The aim of this book is to approach Ptolemaic and Imperial royal sculpture in Egypt dating between 300 BC and AD 220 from a contextual point of view. To collect together the statuary items that are identifiably royal and have a secure archaeological context, within Egypt. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | eBook: £16.00

I vetri del Museo archeologico di Tripoli

Sofia Cingolani

This volume is focused on the cataloguing of glass conserved in the Archaeological Museum of Tripoli. This is so far an unpublished corpus of objects identified from investigations into the necropolis and other burials in Tripoli and its suburbs. READ MORE

Paperback: £33.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Early and Late Roman Rural Cemetery at Nemesbőd (Vas County, Hungary)

ed. Gábor Ilon et al.

Presents finds from thirty-seven graves at the Roman Cemetery at Nemesbod (Hungary), which consisted of mainly cremation but also of some inhumation burials. Detailed analysis of grave goods (bronze vessels, pottery, glass, personal accessories, lamps etc.) provides a study of burial customs and their evolution. READ MORE

Paperback: £34.00 | eBook: £16.00

Dictionary of Archaeological Terms: English/French - French/English

Tinaig Clodoré Tissot

This concise dictionary is intended to be helpful in the reading of archaeological books and publications, and in the writing of papers and articles in both English and French. READ MORE

Paperback: £9.99 | eBook: £5.99

Dictionary of Archaeological Terms: English–Italian/ Italian–English

Andrea Vianello

This concise dictionary is intended to be helpful in the reading of archaeological books and publications, and in the writing of papers and articles in both English and Italian. READ MORE

Paperback: £9.99 | eBook: £5.99

Dictionary of Archaeological Terms: English–Spanish/ Spanish–English

Domingo Carlos Salazar García et al.

This concise dictionary is intended to be helpful in the reading of archaeological books and publications, and in the writing of papers and articles in both English and Spanish. READ MORE

Paperback: £9.99 | eBook: £5.99

Dictionary of Archaeological Terms: English/Greek - Greek/English

Nikos Koutsoumpos

This concise dictionary is intended to be helpful in the reading of archaeological books and publications, and in the writing of papers and articles in both English and Greek. READ MORE

Paperback: £9.99 | eBook: £5.99

Bowhill: The House, its People and its Paintings

Richard Buccleuch et al.

Bowhill started life as a modest Georgian villa bought for political reasons. The art collection was consolidated when Henry, the enlightened 3rd Duke, and his wife, Elizabeth, united three great families of Montagu, Douglas and Scott. They left to later generations to transform Bowhill into a huge mansion and add great treasures to its collection. READ MORE

Paperback: £12.95

The Barracks of the Roman Army from the 1st to 3rd Centuries A.D.

David Davison

This study offers a comparative study of the barracks from Roman fortresses, forts and fortlets with an analysis of building types and construction, stabling, and garrisons, seeking to address many direct questions where there is lack of useful written evidence. READ MORE

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