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Homines, Funera, Astra 2

ed. Kogalniceanu Raluca et al.

This volume presents papers from the second Homines, Funera, Astra Symposium on Funerary Anthropology that took place in 2012. The study of human funerary behaviour represents the most important aspect of this volume. READ MORE

Paperback: £32.00 | eBook: £16.00

A Study of the Deposition and Distribution of Copper Alloy Vessels in Roman Britain

Jason Lundock

This book collects together data concerning copper alloy vessels from Roman Britain and relates this evidence to prevailing theories of consumption, identity and culture change in Britain during this time. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Circle of God

Brian Hobley

This study is focussed on circular solar/cosmic symbolism which has endured for seven millennia in the European and Mediterranean worlds. The potency of the solar/cosmic circle should not be understated, as this study will demonstrate, with its worldwide affiliation. READ MORE

Paperback: £110.00

Once upon a Time in the East

Philip Bes

Provides analysis of production trends and complex, quantified distribution patterns of the principal traded sigillatas and slipped table wares in the Roman East, from the early Empire to Late Antiquity. READ MORE

Paperback: £40.00 | eBook: £16.00

Word Becomes Image: Openwork vessels as a reflection of Late Antique transformation

Hallie G. Meredith

Presents a diachronic investigation providing a rich case study as well as an approach tracing the contours of a category of Roman material culture defined by the Roman period technique of openwork carving. This work shows how openwork vessels are a reflection of a wide-reaching Roman cultural aesthetic. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

Romans, Rubbish, and Refuse

Charlene Alexandria Murphy

Presents analysis of all the recovered seeds, fruits and cereal remains from the extensive excavations (1995-2006) by the Anglo-American Project in Pompeii (AAPP), providing a unique research opportunity to undertake a diachronic study of urban Roman plant food consumption and discards. READ MORE

Paperback: £29.00 | 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 This is so far an unpublished corpus of objects identified from investigations into the necropolis and other burials in Tripoli and its suburbs.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

A History of Research Into Ancient Egyptian Culture in Southeast Europe

ed. Mladen Tomorad

This book will try to give a review of the history of the studies of Ancient Egypt done in Southeast Europe, and present some of the latest research. The book comprises a selection of papers in which scholars from various institutions of the region reviewed the different aspects of past studies along with recent research in the field. READ MORE

Paperback: £42.00 | 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

La difusión comercial de las ánforas vinarias de Hispania Citerior-Tarraconensis (s. I a.C. – I. d.C.)

ed. Verònica Martínez Ferreras

This volume presents a series of studies of the wine from Hispania Citerior-Tarraconensis traded in amphorae, with the aim of demonstrating (as has recently been done for the amphora production) the existence of different trade dynamics, according to individual cases, territories and periods. READ MORE

Paperback: £40.00 | 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

Diana Umbronensis a Scoglietto

ed. Alessandro Sebastiani et al.

This volume, the first in a series of works detailing the archaeological investigations of the ager Rusellanus, in coastal southern Etruria, focuses on the Roman temple and sanctuary dedicated to Diana Umbronensis, located at Scoglietto (Alberese - GR) on the ancient Tyrrhenian coast. READ MORE

Paperback: £50.00 | eBook: £16.00

Egyptian Cultural Identity in the Architecture of Roman Egypt (30 BC-AD 325)

Youssri Ezzat Hussein Abdelwahed

This volume considers the relationship between architectural form and different layers of identity assertion in Roman Egypt. It stresses the sophistication of the concept of identity, and the complex yet close association between architecture and identity. READ MORE

Paperback: £37.00 | eBook: £16.00

Römisches Zaumzeug aus Pompeji, Herculaneum und Stabiae

Christina Simon

Few regions possess so many and mainly complete Roman bridles as do the Vesuvian sites. Singular find conditions permit both comprehensive antiquarian-historian analyses of their production, functionality, and everyday use and new approaches to their typology and chronology. READ MORE

Paperback: £36.00 | eBook: £16.00

Technology of Sword Blades from the La Tène Period to the Early Modern Age

Grzegorz Zabinski et al.

This book assesses the results of recent metallographic examination of 45 sword blades (mid-2nd century BC to early-16th century) from the territory of what is now Poland. READ MORE

Paperback: £51.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Arverni and Roman Wine

Matthew Loughton

Large numbers of Greco-Italic and Dressel 1 amphorae were exported to many parts of Gaul during the late Iron Age and they provide a major source of information on the development and growth of the Roman economy during the late Republican period. READ MORE

Paperback: £77.00 | eBook: £16.00

Alexandria’s Hinterland

Mohamed Kenawi

This volume contains detailed information about 63 sites and shows, amongst other things, that the viticulture of the western delta was significant in Ptolemaic and Roman periods, as well as a network of interlocking sites, which connected with the rest of Egypt, Alexandria, North Africa and the Eastern Mediterranean and Aegean. READ MORE

Paperback: £48.00 | eBook: £16.00

Ánforas vinarias de Hispania Citerior-Tarraconensis (s. I a.C.– I d.C.)

Verònica Martínez Ferreras

This volume presents the results of a multidisciplinary archaeological and archaeometric study of the wine amphorae produced in Hispania Citerior (Tarraconensis, in Augustus’ reorganisation) between the first century BC and the first century AD. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

Towns in the Dark

Gavin Speed

The focus of this book is to draw together still scattered data to chart and interpret the changing nature of life in towns from the late Roman period through to the mid-Anglo-Saxon period. Did towns fail? Were these ruinous sites really neglected by early Anglo-Saxon settlers and leaders? READ MORE

Paperback: £34.00 | eBook: £16.00

Rural Settlements on Mount Carmel in Antiquity

Shimon Dar

In the years 1983-2013, an archaeological expedition under the auspices of the Department of Land of Israel Studies and Archaeology of Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, was active on Mount Carmel, Israel. READ MORE

Paperback: £39.00 | eBook: £16.00

El comercio tardoantiguo (ss.IV-VII) en el Noroeste peninsular a través del registro cerámico de la ría de Vigo

Adolfo Fernández

This work investigates a large assemblage of potentially late-dated Roman ceramics excavated in the early 1990s during rescue interventions in Vigo (N/E Spain) and its surroundings. Based on the analyses of these investigations, this study posits the northwest of the Iberian Peninsula well within the trading dynamics of the Mediterranean world. READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00 | eBook: £16.00

Il Duomo di Siena

Gabriele Castiglia

Presents excavation data and pottery finds from the stratigraphy underneath the cathedral of Siena. The surveys were conducted between 2000-2003. The ultimate goal is to trace a view of the settlement types and economic framework that has affected the hill of the Cathedral from the Classical age to the late Middle Ages. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Triumph of Dionysos

John Boardman

Dionysos carried the blessing of wine to the whole world, and his triumphant return from India became a popular subject for the arts of Greece and Rome in many media. The iconography survived the ancient world into Renaissance and neo-Classical arts, and may even have contributed to the practices of modern circus parades. READ MORE

Paperback: £20.00 | eBook: £16.00

Frontiers of the Roman Empire: The African Frontiers

David J. Breeze et al.

The Roman military remains in North Africa are remarkable in their variety and preservation. They include towers and forts, stretches of defensive lines of stone and earth with ditches broken by gates, and roads, sitting amidst amazing scenery. Readers of this book will enjoy learning more about North Africa’s remarkable Roman inheritance. READ MORE

Paperback: £19.99 | Open Access

Wroxeter, the Cornovii and the Urban Process. Volume 2: Characterizing the City. Final Report of the Wroxeter Hinterland Project, 1994-1997

Roger H. White et al.

In the mid-1990s, the site of the Roman city of Viroconium Cornoviorum at Wroxeter, Shropshire, was subjected to intensive geophysical survey. This volume reports on the archaeological interpretation of this work, marrying the geophysical data with a detailed analysis of the existing aerial photographic record created by Arnold Baker 1950s-1980s. READ MORE

Paperback: £50.00 | eBook: £16.00

LRFW 1. Late Roman Fine Wares. Solving problems of typology and chronology.

ed. Miguel Ángel Cau Ontiveros et al.

Proceedings from an ICREA/ESF Exploratory Workshop on the subject of late Roman fine wares, held in Barcelona (2008), the main aim being the clarification of problems regarding the typology and chronology of the three principal table wares found in Mediterranean contexts (African Red Slip Ware, Late Roman C and Late Roman D). READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | eBook: £16.00

A Distant Prospect of Wessex: Archaeology and the Past in the Life and Works of Thomas Hardy.

Martin J. P. Davies

Martin Davies examines Thomas Hardy's involvement with the past and the role it plays in his life and literary work. Hardy's life encompasses the transformation of archaeology out of mere antiquarianism into a fully scientific discipline. He observed this process at first hand, and its impact on his aesthetic and philosophical scheme was profound. READ MORE

Paperback: £15.99 | eBook: £16.00

Frontiers of the Roman Empire: The Danube Limes

David J. Breeze et al.

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Paperback: £19.99

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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