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The Wider Island of Pelops

ed. David Michael Smith et al.

This volume explores the myriad ways in which pottery was created, utilized, and experienced in the prehistoric Aegean, across a period of more than 4000 years between the Middle Neolithic and the Early Iron Age transition. READ MORE

Paperback: £50.00

From Concept to Monument: Time and Costs of Construction in the Ancient World

ed. Simon J. Barker et al.

21 papers focus on modelling the costs of construction over the course of 2,500 years, from Bronze Age Greece to the early Middle Ages. They discuss both broader issues of methodology and particular case studies, with particular attention to the exploitation of raw materials (e.g. quarries), transport, and construction processes on building sites. READ MORE

Paperback: £65.00

Roman Frontier Archaeology – in Britain and Beyond

ed. Nick Hodgson et al.

Contributions by leading archaeologists and historians pay tribute to Paul Bidwell, admired for his ground-breaking work both in the south-west and the military north of Roman Britain. This collection will be essential reading for anyone with an interest in either the civil or military aspects of Roman Britain, or the frontiers of the Roman empire. READ MORE

Paperback: £60.00 | Open Access

Abstractions Based on Circles: Papers on prehistoric rock art presented to Stan Beckensall on his 90th birthday

ed. Paul Frodsham et al.

Stan Beckensall is renowned for his work, done on an entirely amateur basis, discovering, recording and interpreting Atlantic rock art in his home county of Northumberland and beyond. Presented on his 90th birthday, this diverse and stimulating collection of papers celebrates his crucial contribution to rock art studies, and looks to the future. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | Open Access

Archaeologiae Una storia al plural: Studi in memoria di Sara Santoro

ed. Sonia Antonelli et al.

Dedicated to the late Sara Santoro, an archaeologist and multifaceted scholar who worked actively in Italy, France and Albania, this volume is divided into Six sections, considering topics that include iconography and philology; Adriatic studies; field research; valorisation and planning in cultural heritage; 'minor' settlements; and more. READ MORE

Paperback: £110.00 | eBook: £16.00

Our Beloved Polites: Studies presented to P.J. Rhodes

ed. Delfim Leão et al.

Twenty-eight contributions pay tribute to one of the most remarkable historians of ancient Greece, Professor P. J. Rhodes, to celebrate his life and work which has been and will continue to be a major reference for scholars around the world. The volume is organised in four sections: History and Biography, Law, Politics, and Epigraphy. READ MORE

Paperback: £56.00 | eBook: £16.00

Moving on from Ebla, I crossed the Euphrates: An Assyrian Day in Honour of Paolo Matthiae

ed. Davide Nadali et al.

Six articles by leading scholars on the culture of the Assyrian world pay homage to Paolo Matthiae, known internationally for the discovery of the site of ancient Ebla in Syria. The articles deal with different aspects of Assyrian culture, with innovative and sometimes unexpected points of view, including its reception in the modern world. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

Challenging Preconceptions of the European Iron Age

ed. Wendy Morrison

This collection of essays by leading researchers in the archaeology of the European Iron Age pays tribute to Professor John Collis who, since the 1960s, has been involved in investigating and enriching our understanding of Iron Age society and, crucially, questioning the status quo of our narratives about the past. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | eBook: £16.00

Image and Identity in the Ancient Near East: Papers in memoriam Pierre Amiet

ed. Laura Battini

This volume, consisting of two parts, gathers papers in honour of Pierre Amiet. Part 1 analyses the body as a biological entity as well as a social, sexual and cultural identity (persona). Part 2 includes articles closely related to the specialisms of Amiet: glyptics, state formation, and the organisation of craftsmen and statuary. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | eBook: £16.00

Environment, Archaeology and Landscape: Papers in honour of Professor Martin Bell

ed. Catherine Barnett et al.

Dedicated to Martin Bell (University of Reading), this book outlines how wetland and inland environments can be related and investigated using multi-method approaches. Papers fall under three themes: coastal and intertidal archaeology; mobility and human-environment relationships; heritage resource management, nature conservation and rewilding. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | eBook: £16.00

In Context: the Reade Festschrift

Irving Finkel et al.

'In Context: the Reade Festschrift' is a collection of invited and peer-reviewed essays by friends and colleagues of Julian Edgeworth Reade, sometime Mesopotamia curator at the British Museum from 1975 to 2000. Here is fresh work from which any reader can gain a new appreciation of the importance of the ancient Near East. READ MORE

Paperback: £60.00 | eBook: £16.00

New Agendas in Remote Sensing and Landscape Archaeology in the Near East

ed. Dan Lawrence et al.

This volume presents papers in honour of Tony James Wilkinson, who was Professor of Archaeology at Durham University from 2006 until his death in 2014. Though commemorative in concept, the volume is an assemblage of new research representing emerging agendas and innovative methods in remote sensing and their application in Near Eastern archaeology. READ MORE

Paperback: £50.00 | Open Access

Domi militiaeque: Militär- und andere Altertümer

Günther E. Thüry

This volume, in honour of the Austrian scholar Prof. Dr Hannsjörg Ubl, contains 24 contributions covering a wide range of topics. The focus is on Ancient Greece and Rome, but the volume also includes papers about the Langobards, renaissance replicas of classical sculpture, and the archaeology of World War I. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Antonine Wall: Papers in Honour of Professor Lawrence Keppie

ed. David J. Breeze et al.

32 papers present research on the Antonine Wall in honour of Lawrence Keppie. Papers cover a wide variety of aspects: the environmental and prehistoric background; structure, planning and construction; military deployment; associated artefacts and inscriptions; logistics of supply; the people of the Wall, including womenfolk and children. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | Open Access

Wonders Lost and Found: A Celebration of the Archaeological Work of Professor Michael Vickers

ed. Nicholas Sekunda

Twenty-one contributions, written by friends and colleagues, reflect the wide interests of Professor Michael Vickers; from the Aegean Bronze Age to the use made of archaeology by dictators in the modern age. Seven contributions relate to Georgia, where the Professor has worked most recently, and made his home. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

Tales of Three Worlds - Archaeology and Beyond: Asia, Italy, Africa

ed. Donatella Usai et al.

This book presents a series of papers in honour of Sandro Salvatori divided into three main sections reflecting his long years of work in Middle Asia, his time in Italy as an officer of the Archaeological Superintendency (Ministry of Cultural Heritage), and finally his studies on the prehistory of north-eastern Africa. READ MORE

Paperback: £50.00 | eBook: £16.00

En Sofía mathitéfsantes: Essays in Byzantine Material Culture and Society in Honour of Sophia Kalopissi-Verti

ed. Charikleia Diamanti et al.

The 30 studies presented here are dedicated to Sophia Kalopissi-Verti, Emerita of Byzantine Archaeology at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. They cover a large variety of topics presenting unpublished archaeological material, suggesting new approaches to various aspects of Byzantine archaeology, material culture and art history. READ MORE

Paperback: £60.00 | eBook: £16.00

Par la bêche et le stylet! Cultures et sociétés syro-mésopotamiennes

ed. Philippe Abrahami et al.

25 papers written by colleagues, friends and former students pay tribute to the career of Professor Olivier Rouault who has conducted extensive research in the fields of both Assyriology and Ancient Near Eastern archaeology. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

‘Isaac went out to the field’: Studies in Archaeology and Ancient Cultures in Honor of Isaac Gilead

ed. Haim Goldfus et al.

‘Isaac went out to the field (Genesis 24:63)’ presents 28 articles honouring Professor Isaac Gilead on his 71st birthday. Papers on prehistoric and proto-historic archaeology reflect the focus of the honoree’s teaching and research, while other subjects including Biblical and Near Eastern studies explore Gilead’s other areas of interest. READ MORE

Paperback: £60.00 | eBook: £16.00

Over the Mountains and Far Away: Studies in Near Eastern history and archaeology presented to Mirjo Salvini on the occasion of his 80th birthday

ed. Pavel S. Avetisyan et al.

This volume is a tribute to the career of Professor Mirjo Salvini on the occasion his 80th birthday, composed of 62 papers written by his colleagues and students. The majority of contributions deal with research in the fields of Urartian and Hittite Studies, the topics that attracted Prof. Salvini most during his long and fruitful career. READ MORE

Paperback: £80.00 | eBook: £16.00

Aesthetics, Applications, Artistry and Anarchy: Essays in Prehistoric and Contemporary Art

ed. Jillian Huntley et al.

This volume, in honour of John Kay Clegg, consists of papers by rock art researchers from around the world on topics such as aesthetics, the application of statistical analyses, frontier conflict and layered symbolic meanings, the deliberate use of optical illusion, and the contemporary significance of ancient and street art. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

Greek Art in Motion: Studies in honour of Sir John Boardman on the occasion of his 90th Birthday

ed. Rui Morais et al.

Over 50 papers, first presented at the international congress ‘Greek Art in Motion’ (Lisbon, 2017) in honour of Sir John Boardman’s 90th Birthday, are collected here under the following headings: Sculpture, Architecture, Terracotta & Metal, Greek Pottery, Coins, Greek History & Archaeology, Greeks Overseas, Reception & Collecting, Art & Myth. READ MORE

Paperback: £75.00 | eBook: £16.00

Sur les chemins d’Onagre: Histoire et archéologie orientales

ed. Claire Hardy-Guilbert et al.

This volume is in honour of Monik Kervran, a pioneer of the French Islamic archaeology in the Middle East. Through the nineteen international contributions found within, the editors and contributors wish to highlight the variety of Monik Kervran’s scientific interests. READ MORE

Paperback: £40.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Middle Ages Revisited: Studies in the Archaeology and History of Medieval Southern England Presented to Professor David A. Hinton

ed. Ben Jervis

This volume, produced in honour of Professor David A. Hinton’s contribution to medieval studies, re-visits the sites, archaeologists and questions which have been central to the archaeology of medieval southern England. Contributions are focused on the medieval period (from the Anglo-Saxon period to the Reformation) in southern England. READ MORE

Paperback: £32.00 | eBook: £16.00

Walking with the Unicorn: Social Organization and Material Culture in Ancient South Asia

ed. Dennys Frenez et al.

This volume, a compilation of original papers written to celebrate the outstanding contributions of Jonathan Mark Kenoyer to the archaeology of South Asia over the past forty years, highlights recent developments in the archaeological research of ancient South Asia, with specific reference to the Indus Civilization. READ MORE

Paperback: £110.00 | eBook: £16.00

Giving the Past a Future: Essays in Archaeology and Rock Art Studies in Honour of Dr. Phil. h.c. Gerhard Milstreu

ed. James Dodd et al.

This volume celebrates the work of Dr. Phil. h.c. Gerhard Milstreu in his 40th year as director of Tanum Museum of Rock Carving and Rock Art Research Centre, Sweden. A feast of scholarly contributions pay respect to and acknowledge Gerhard’s achievements in the fields of rock art documentation, research, international collaboration and outreach. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £10.00

An Intellectual Adventurer in Archaeology: Reflections on the work of Charles Thomas

ed. Andy M Jones et al.

Charles Thomas (1928-2016) was a Cornishman and archaeologist, whose career from the 1950s spanned nearly seven decades. This period saw major developments that underpin the structures of archaeology in Britain today, in many of which he played a pivotal part. READ MORE

Paperback: £44.00 | eBook: £16.00

From the Fjords to the Nile: Essays in honour of Richard Holton Pierce on his 80th birthday

ed. Pål Steiner et al.

From the Fjords to the Nile' brings together essays by students and colleagues of Richard Holton Pierce (b. 1935), presented on the occasion of his 80th birthday. Topics focus on Egypt, the Near East and the wider ancient world. READ MORE

Paperback: £24.00 | eBook: £16.00

Between History and Archaeology: Papers in honour of Jacek Lech

ed. Dagmara H. Werra et al.

A collection of forty-six papers papers in honour of Professor Jacek Lech, compiled in recognition of his research and academic career as well as his inquiry into the study of prehistoric flint mining, Neolithic flint tools (and beyond), and the history of archaeology. READ MORE

Paperback: £80.00 | eBook: £16.00

Bridging Times and Spaces: Papers in Ancient Near Eastern, Mediterranean and Armenian Studies

ed. Pavel S. Avetisyan et al.

This book presents papers written by colleagues of Professor Gregory E. Areshian on the occasion his 65th birthday. The range of topics includes Near Eastern, Mediterranean and Armenian archaeology, theory of interpretation in archaeology and art history, interdisciplinary history, historical linguistics, art history, and comparative mythology. READ MORE

Paperback: £65.00 | eBook: £16.00

Encounters, Excavations and Argosies

ed. John Moreland et al.

Richard Hodges, one of Europe’s preeminent archaeologists, has, throughout his career, transformed the way we understand the early Middle Ages; this volume pays tribute to him with a series of reflections on some of the themes and issues which have been central to his work over the last forty years. READ MORE

Paperback: £58.00 | eBook: £16.00

Parcours d’Orient

ed. Bérengère Perello et al.

This volume contains 23 articles written by 26 authors in order to express the extent of their respect and friendship for Christine Kepinski. Several papers are directly connected to fieldwork she conducted in Iraq and in Turkey: Haradum and the Middle Euphrates area, Tilbeshar and Kunara. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | 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

AEGIS

ed. Zetta Theodoropoulou Polychroniadis et al.

Festschrift in honour of Matti Egon. Papers range from prehistory to the modern day on Greece and Cyprus. Neolithic animal butchery rubs shoulders with regional assessments of the end of the Mycenaean era, Hellenistic sculptors and lamps, life in Byzantine monasteries and the politics behind modern museum exhibitions. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

Small Things – Wide Horizons

ed. Lars Larsson et al.

This publication honours Birgitta Hardh on her 70th birthday. Birgitta Hardh is one of the leading experts on European Viking Age, engaged in diverse research projects, and also a vital collaborator in various networks specializing in the period. Through time, Birgitta has extended her research to comprise other periods of the Iron Age. READ MORE

Paperback: £44.00 | 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 European Archaeologist: 1 – 21a

ed. Henry Cleere et al.

This volume gathers together the first 10 years of The European Archaeologist (ISSN 1022-0135), from Winter 1993 through to the 10th Anniversary Conference Issue, published in 2004 for the Lyon Annual Meeting. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | Open Access