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Da Roma a Gades/De Roma a Gades

ed. Darío Bernal-Casasola et al.

This volume, dedicated to the illustrious archaeologist Simon Keay. collects the scientific results of an international workshop held in Rome (2019), which discussed the management, elimination and reuse of artisanal and commercial waste in maritime and river ports, focussing on the Roman cities of Rome and Gades (modern day Cádiz). READ MORE

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Arqueología y Téchne: Métodos formales, nuevos enfoques

ed. José Remesal Rodríguez et al.

Presents papers resulting from the EPNet project (Production and Distribution of Food during the Roman Empire: Economic and Political Dynamics) which aimed to investigate existing hypotheses about the Roman economy in order to understand which products were distributed through the different geographical regions of the empire, and in which periods. READ MORE

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Proceedings of the 3rd Meeting of the Association of Ground Stone Tools Research

ed. Patrick Nørskov Pedersen et al.

The papers in this volume focus especially on the relationship between ground stone artefacts and foodways and include archaeological and ethnographic case studies ranging from the Palaeolithic to the current era, and geographically from Africa to Europe and Asia. READ MORE

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Plant Food Processing Tools at Early Neolithic Göbekli Tepe

ed. Laura Dietrich

Plant Food Processing Tools at Early Neolithic Göbekli Tepe reconstructs plant food processing at this key Pre-Pottery Neolithic (9600-8000 BC) site, with an emphasis on cereals, legumes and herbs as food sources, on grinding and pounding tools for their processing, and on the vessels implied in the consumption of meals and beverages.

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Paperback: £40.00 | Open Access

Post-Roman and Medieval Drying Kilns

Robert Rickett et al.

Drying kilns, corn-dryers and malting ovens are familiar features in post-Roman, Anglo-Saxon and medieval archaeology, yet few works of synthesis are available. Robert Rickett's pioneering dissertation is published here for the first time, with additional material from Mark McKerracher which sets the work within the context of more recent studies. READ MORE

Paperback: £34.00 | Open Access

Prehistoric Fisherfolk of Oman: The Neolithic Village of Ras Al-Hamra RH-5

Lapo Gianni Marcucci et al.

Reports on excavations at the prehistoric site Ras Al-Hamra RH-5, located in the Qurum area of Muscat. The site dates from the late 5th to the end of the 4th millennia BC and comprises an accumulation of superimposed food discards deriving from continuous and repeated subsistence activities such as fishing, collecting shells, hunting and herding. READ MORE

Paperback: £50.00 | eBook: £16.00

Banquets, Rations et Offrandes Alimentaires au Proche-Orient ancien

Daniel Bonneterre

This book investigates food consumption in the ancient Near East. Archaeological discoveries and abundant textual documentation help reconstruct food supply to the cities of Mesopotamia and provide a better idea of the variety of products available. Some aspects of everyday life are presented in a new light, notably the social role of the banquet. READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00 | eBook: £16.00

Bioarchaeology and Dietary Reconstruction across Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages in Tuscany, Central Italy

Giulia Riccomi

This volume presents the first multidisciplinary bioarchaeological analysis to reconstruct life conditions in ancient Tuscany between Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages. This was done through the examination of stress markers, including adult stature, periosteal reaction, cranial porosities, linear enamel hypoplasia and paleodietary reconstruction. READ MORE

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El instrumental de pesca en el Fretum Gaditanum (siglos V a.C. - VI d.C.)

ed. José Manuel Vargas Girón

The study of fishing tackle is an innovative area of research which is improving our understanding of one of the most important past economic activities: fishing. This book analyses fishing tackle in the region known as Fretum Gaditanum (the Strait of Gibraltar), where over a thousand pieces of evidence have been inventoried. READ MORE

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Roman and Late Antique Wine Production in the Eastern Mediterranean

Emlyn K. Dodd

Wine was an ever-present commodity that permeated the Mediterranean throughout antiquity. This book analyses the viticulture of two settlements, Antiochia ad Cragum and Delos, using results stemming from surface survey and excavation to assess their potential integration within the now well-known agricultural boom of the 5th-7th centuries AD. READ MORE

Paperback: £36.00 | eBook: £16.00

Household Food Storage in Ancient Israel and Judah

Tim Frank

This volume serves as a source book on domestic food storage in Ancient Israel and Judah by outlining important ethnographic and ancient textual and pictorial sources relevant to the discussion. These allow us to understand the motivated actions in relation to food storage, and the significance of food storage in daily life. READ MORE

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Latrinae: Roman Toilets in the Northwestern Provinces of the Roman Empire

ed. Stefanie Hoss

This book is the first collection on Roman toilets of the northwestern provinces, and gives a good overview of the possibilities for human waste removal in Roman times. The volume provides a fascinating introduction to this under-researched group of Roman installations. READ MORE

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Not just Porridge: English Literati at Table

ed. Francesca Orestano et al.

Concocted in Italy by scholars of English and sifted through the judgement of the English editor, this volume traces a curious history of English literature, from the tasty and spicy recipes of the Middle Ages down to very recent times. READ MORE

Paperback: £20.00 | eBook: £16.00

Amphorae from the Kops Plateau (Nijmegen): trade and supply to the Lower-Rhineland from the Augustan period to AD 69/70

ed. Cèsar Carreras et al.

The amphorae from Kops Plateau represent a singular example of Roman military supply in northern Europe at a very early date. Their analysis sheds light on trading routes in the Atlantic regions, and from Gaul to Germany. READ MORE

Paperback: £65.00 | eBook: £16.00

Holocene Prehistory in the Télidjène Basin, Eastern Algeria

ed. David Lubell

Excavations at Kef Zoura D and Aïn Misteheyia - stratified Capsian escargotières (one openair, the other a rockshelter) in the Télidjène Basin, Eastern Algeria. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | eBook: £16.00

Fish-Salting in the Northwest Maghreb in Antiquity

Athena Trakadas

This volume is a detailed gazetteer of fish-salting production in the northwest Maghreb in antiquity. READ MORE

Paperback: £34.00 | eBook: £16.00

Cannibalism in the Linear Pottery Culture: The Human Remains from Herxheim

Bruno Boulestin et al.

This volume presents the first extensive study of the human remains found during 2005-2010 excavations of the Herxheim enclosure, Germany. The site is is one of the major discoveries of the last two decades regarding the Linear Pottery Culture, and probably one of the most significant in advancing understanding of how this culture ended. READ MORE

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