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Survey of Medieval Winchester

Derek Keene

This survey is based on a reconstruction of the histories of the houses, plots, gardens, and fields in the city and suburbs of Winchester between c. 1300 and c. 1540. The reconstruction presents a gazetteer of 1,128 histories of properties, with accounts of 56 parish churches and the international fair of St Giles, all illustrated by detailed maps. READ MORE

Hardback: £210.00

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

Approaches to Disruptions and Interactions in Archaeology

ed. Penny Coombe et al.

A collection of papers presented at the Graduate Archaeology at Oxford Conferences 2017-2019. The papers draw out different aspects of the key themes of interaction, mobility, entanglement and disruption amongst various communities and demonstrated through material culture, relating to a range of time periods. READ MORE

Paperback: £32.00

Traffici commerciali e approdi portuali nella Sardegna meridionale

Laura Soro

A study of trade flows on the southern coast of Sardinia in Late Antiquity through underwater finds, amphorae analysis and hypothetical docking points. Recent underwater surveys have highlighted multiple examples of possible cargoes from wrecks, especially of heterogeneous types, as in Cagliari, Nora (Pula) and in the sea around Sulcis. READ MORE

Paperback: £49.00 | Open Access

The Making of a Roman Imperial Estate: Archaeology in the Vicus at Vagnari, Puglia

ed. Maureen Carroll

Excavation reports and analysis of material remains from Vagnari, southeast Italy, facilitate a detailed phasing of a rural settlement, both in the late Republican period, when it was established on land leased from the Roman state, and later when it became the hub (vicus) of a vast agricultural estate owned by the emperor himself. READ MORE

Paperback: £58.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Maritime Economy of Ancient Cyprus in Terms of the New Institutional Economics

Andreas P. Parpas

This study considers the maritime economy of ancient Cyprus from 1450 BC to 295 BC, combining, for the first time, three distinct disciplines, that is History, Archaeology and Economic theory. The principles of New Institutional Economics are used to trace the island’s institutions and their continuity and to reconstruct its maritime history. READ MORE

Hardback: £58.00 | Open Access

The Fertile Desert: A History of the Middle Euphrates Valley until the Arrival of Alexander

Anas Al Khabour

This book attempts to reconstruct the history of the Euphrates Valley between the mouths of the Balikh and the Khabour. Several surveys, archaeological expeditions, and interventions of the Syrian Directorate of Antiquities, have made a significant amount of data available which contribute to an improved overview of the region. READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00 | eBook: £16.00

Lithic Studies: Anatolia and Beyond

ed. Adnan Baysal

This volume aims to show networks of cultural interactions by focusing on the latest lithic studies from Turkey, Greece, and the Balkans, bringing to the forefront the connectedness and techno-cultural continuity of knapped and ground stone technologies. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

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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Rocks of Ages: Developing Rock Art Tourism in Israel

ed. Joshua Schmidt et al.

Developing Rock Art Tourism in the Negev desert of southern Israel presents the findings of an interdisciplinary project aimed at safeguarding the future of cultural heritage in the Negev Desert region of Israel, which is under threat from environmental change, militarisation, settlement and tourism.

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Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

New Approaches to the Archaeology of Beekeeping

ed. David Wallace-Hare

17 papers take a holistic view of beekeeping archaeology (including honey, wax, associated products, hive construction, and trade) in one large interconnected geographic region, the Mediterranean, central Europe, and the Atlantic Façade. The book serves as a handbook for current and future researchers considering the archaeology of beekeeping. READ MORE

Paperback: £48.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Life and Works of Robert Wood

Rachel Finnegan et al.

The Life and Works of Robert Wood (1717-1771) commemorates the Irish classicist and traveller on the 250th anniversary of his death and provides the general reader with a source book for the fascinating life and career of a much-neglected figure in the realm of Irish eighteenth-century travels and antiquarianism. READ MORE

Paperback: £25.00 | eBook: £16.00

Colonial Geopolitics and Local Cultures in the Hellenistic and Roman East (3rd century BC – 3rd century AD)

ed. Hadrien Bru et al.

What changes in the material culture can we observe, when a state is overwhelming a local population with soldiers, katoikoi, and civil officials or merchants? What were the mutual influences between native and colonial cultures? This collection addresses these questions and many more, focusing on the Hellenistic and Roman East. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Shipwreck at Gnalić

Irena Radić Rossi et al.

Unlike official history, which takes long and impersonal strides through the past, this book describes individual human destinies that convey the story of the late Renaissance period throughout Europe and the Mediterranean as uncovered at the site of the shipwreck at Gnalić, Croatia. READ MORE

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Roman Amphora Contents: Reflecting on the Maritime Trade of Foodstuffs in Antiquity (In honour of Miguel Beltrán Lloris)

ed. Darío Bernal-Casasola et al.

Presents the results of the RACIIC International Congress (Roman Amphora Contents International Interactive Conference, Cádiz, 2015), dedicated to the distinguished Spanish amphorologist Miguel Beltrán Lloris. This volume aims to reflect on the current state of knowledge about the palaeocontents of Roman amphorae. READ MORE

Paperback: £68.00 | eBook: £16.00

I reperti e i motivi egizi ed egittizzanti a Pompei

Nikola D. Bellucci

This volume presents a synthesis of research on Egyptian and Egyptianizing material from Pompeii. Starting from the historical context in which to frame these phenomena and proceeding with a review of terminology, the work provides the first up-to-date corpus of Egyptian and Egyptianizing subjects and finds from the famous archaeological site. READ MORE

Paperback: £65.00 | eBook: £16.00

Archaeology and History of Toraijin

Song-nai Rhee et al.

In light of the recently uncovered archaeological data and ancient historical records, this book offers an overview of the 14 centuries-long Toraijin story, from c. 800~600 BC to AD 600, exploring the fundamental role these immigrants, mainly from the Korean Peninsula, played in the history of the Japanese archipelago during this formative period. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | Open Access

Garranes: An Early Medieval Royal Site in South-West Ireland

William O'Brien et al.

Presenting the results of an interdisciplinary project (2011–18) where archaeological survey and excavation, supported by specialist studies, examined the early medieval landscape of Garranes. A ringfort in the mid-Cork region of south-west Ireland, this 'royal site' is considered to have been a centre of political power and elite residence. READ MORE

Hardback: £45.00 | Open Access

Liburnians and Illyrian Lembs: Iron Age Ships of the Eastern Adriatic

Luka Boršić et al.

This book explores the origins of two types of ancient ship connected with the protohistoric eastern Adriatic area: the ‘Liburnian’ and the southern Adriatic ‘lemb’. An extensive overview of written, iconographic and archaeological evidence questions the existing scholarly assumption that the liburna and lemb were closely related. READ MORE

Paperback: £34.00 | eBook: £16.00

Masters of the Steppe: The Impact of the Scythians and Later Nomad Societies of Eurasia

ed. Svetlana Pankova et al.

This book presents 45 papers presented at a major international conference held at the British Museum during the 2017 BP exhibition 'Scythians: warriors of ancient Siberia'. Papers include new archaeological discoveries, results of scientific research and studies of museum collections, most presented in English for the first time. READ MORE

Paperback: £80.00 | eBook: £16.00

Mobility and Exchange across Borders: Exploring Social Processes in Europe during the First Millennium BCE – Theoretical and Methodological Approaches

ed. Veronica Cicolani

In recent decades, the study of cultural interactions in the Iron Age has been considerably renewed thanks to the application of new methods and tools, opening the way to new research perspectives. Papers provide different examples from various contexts and regions while applying new methodologies to highlight the diversity of cultural transfers. READ MORE

Paperback: £28.00 | Open Access

The Land of the Anka Bird

Caroline Eden et al.

'The Land of the Anka Bird' is a reflective visual essay exploring the cultural landscape and geography of the vast Turkic-speaking world, from the mercantile cities of Uzbekistan to little-explored pockets of the Baltics and the frozen wastes of Yakutia in eastern Siberia. READ MORE

Paperback: £25.00

Pious Pilgrims, Discerning Travellers, Curious Tourists: Changing Patterns of Travel to the Middle East from Medieval to Modern Times

ed. Paul Starkey et al.

This volume comprises a varied collection of seventeen papers presented at the biennial conference of the Association for the Study of Travel in Egypt and the Near East (ASTENE) held in York in July 2019, which together will provide the reader with a fascinating introduction to travel in and to the Middle East over more than a thousand years. READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00 | eBook: £16.00

Networks and Monumentality in the Pacific

ed. Aymeric Hermann et al.

This volume reflects the tremendous progress made in Pacific island archaeology in the last 60 years which has considerably advanced our knowledge of early Pacific island societies, the rise of traditional cultural systems, and their later historical developments from European contact onwards. READ MORE

Paperback: £22.00 | Open Access

Egypt and Austria XII - Egypt and the Orient: The Current Research

ed. Mladen Tomorad

The 12th Egypt and Austria conference (Zagreb, September 2018) saw 39 presentations on current research related to the interactions between Egypt and the states of the former Habsburg Monarchy and the Ottoman Empire up to the middle of the 20th century. 26 papers are presented in this proceedings volume. READ MORE

Paperback: £50.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Changing Landscapes of Rome’s Northern Hinterland

Helen Patterson et al.

This study presents a new regional history of the middle Tiber valley as a lens through which to view the emergence and transformation of the city of Rome from 1000 BC to AD 1000. Setting the ancient city within the context of its immediate territory, the authors reveal the diverse and enduring links between the metropolis and its hinterland. READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00 | Open Access

Demography and Migration Population trajectories from the Neolithic to the Iron Age

ed. Thibault Lachenal et al.

This volume presents combined proceedings of two complementary sessions of the XVIII UISPP World Congress (Paris, 2018). These sessions aimed to identify demographic variations during the Neolithic and Bronze Age and to question their causes while avoiding the potential taphonomic and chronological biases affecting the documentation. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | Open Access

Athens and Attica in Prehistory: Proceedings of the International Conference, Athens, 27–31 May 2015

ed. Nikolas Papadimitriou et al.

This book provides the most complete overview of the Attica region from the Neolithic to the end of the Late Bronze Age. It paves the way for a new understanding of Attica in the Early Iron Age and indirectly throws new light on the origins of what will later become the polis of the Athenians. READ MORE

Hardback: £90.00 | eBook: £16.00

Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 50 2020

ed. Daniel Eddisford

The 53rd Seminar for Arabian Studies was hosted by the University of Leiden, 11-13 July 2019. In total 65 papers and 23 posters were presented at the three-day event. This proceedings volume presents a selection of papers and posters. READ MORE

Paperback: £69.00

L’Egitto dei Flavi: Sintesi e prospettive d’indagine alla luce della documentazione papirologica ed epigrafica egiziana

Nikola D. Bellucci et al.

Providing synthesis and new prospects of investigation, this book offers an overall review of the various information obtainable from papyrological and epigraphic sources from the Roman province of Egypt at the moment of transition from the Julio-Claudian dynasty to the new Flavian dynasty. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | eBook: £16.00

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

‘Blood Is Thicker Than Water’ – Non-Royal Consanguineous Marriage in Ancient Egypt

Joanne-Marie Robinson

This volume presents, for the first time, evidence for non-royal consanguineous marriage in ancient Egypt. The evidence was collated from select sources from the Middle Kingdom to the Roman Period, and it has been used to investigate the potential economic and biological outcomes, particularly beyond the level of sibling and half-sibling unions. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | eBook: £16.00

EurASEAA14 Volume II: Material Culture and Heritage

Helen Lewis

This volume comprises papers presented at the EurASEAA14 conference in 2012, updated for publication. It focuses on topics under the broad themes of archaeology and heritage, material culture, environmental archaeology, osteoarchaeology, historic and prehistoric archaeology, ethnoarchaeology, and long-distance contact, trade and exchange. READ MORE

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Working at Home in the Ancient Near East

ed. Juliette Mas et al.

This volume examines the organization, scale, and the socio-economic role played by institutional and non-institutional households, as well as the social use of domestic spaces in Bronze Age Mesopotamia. READ MORE

Paperback: £24.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Neolithic Lithic Industry at Tell Ain El-Kerkh

Makoto Arimura

This book presents the first attempt to unveil the Neolithisation process in northwest Syria, with the techno-typological studies of the flintstone implements from Tell Ain el-Kerkh in the Rouj basin in Idlib, an important large Neolithic site occupied from the from the 9th to the 7th millennium BC. READ MORE

Paperback: £60.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Cultures of Ancient Xinjiang, Western China: Crossroads of the Silk Roads

ed. Alison Betts et al.

One of the least known but culturally rich and complex regions located at the heart of Asia, Xinjiang was a hub for the Silk Roads, serving international links between cultures to the west, east, north and south. Trade, artefacts, foods, technologies, ideas, beliefs, animals and people traversed the glacier covered mountain and desert boundaries. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | eBook: £16.00

Egypt in Croatia: Croatian Fascination with Ancient Egypt from Antiquity to Modern Times

ed. Mladen Tomorad

Elements from Ancient Egypt have been present in Croatia ever since Antiquity. 'Egypt in Croatia' considers artefacts discovered in present-day Croatia, 16th-20th century travellers, Egyptian collections and early collectors (1820s-1950s), the development of Egyptology as a field of study as well as the various elements of ‘Egyptomania’. READ MORE

Paperback: £50.00 | eBook: £16.00

Mobile Peoples – Permanent Places: Nomadic Landscapes and Stone Architecture from the Hellenistic to Early Islamic Periods in North-Eastern Jordan

Harmen O. Huigens

This study explores the relationship between nomadic communities in the Black Desert of north-eastern Jordan (c. 300 BC and 900 AD) and the landscapes they inhabited and extensively modified. This book focuses on the architectural features created in the landscape some 2000 years ago which were used and revisited on multiple occasions. READ MORE

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Why Did Ancient States Collapse?

Malcolm Levitt

Rooted in agriculture, sedentism and population growth, ancient states were fragile and prone to collapse. There is an ongoing debate about the importance, nature and even existence of state-wide collapse. This book investigates why ancient states collapsed and examines to what extent inequality contributed to their downfall. READ MORE

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Porti e approdi fluviali in Italia peninsulare: dall’età romana all’anno mille

Alessandro Luciano

This book analyses the Roman and early medieval ports of Italy and the building techniques used in their structures; it displays the elements of continuity and discontinuity revealed during these centuries. READ MORE

Paperback: £25.00 | eBook: £16.00

Journeys Erased by Time: The Rediscovered Footprints of Travellers in Egypt and the Near East

ed. Neil Cooke

Early travellers in Egypt and the Near East made great contributions to our historical and geographical knowledge and gave us a better understanding of the different peoples, languages and religions of the region. Travellers in this volume are a mixture of rich and poor, bravely adventuring into the unknown, not knowing if would ever return home. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | eBook: £16.00

Archaic and Classical Harbours of the Greek World

Chiara Maria Mauro

A study of the archaeology and history of ancient harbours, with particular focus on the Greek world during the Archaic and Classical eras. It questions what locations were the most propitious for the installation of harbours; what kinds of harbour-works were built and for what purpose; and what harbour forms were documented. READ MORE

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Taymā’ I: Archaeological Exploration, Palaeoenvironment, Cultural Contacts

ed. Arnulf Hausleiter et al.

This is the first of a series of books reporting on a Saudi-German archaeological project at Taymā’; the current archaeological exploration of the oasis is contextualised with previous and ongoing research within the region, while offering a first overview of the settlement history of the site, possibly starting more than 6000 years ago. READ MORE

Hardback: £65.00 | Open Access

Cultural Interactions during the Zhou period (c. 1000-350 BC)

Beichen Chen

This volume concerns the cultural interactions during the Zhou period of China (c.a. 1000-350 BCE) between the Suizao corridor (near the present-day Yangtze River region) and its contemporaries within or outside the Zhou realm. It mainly, but not exclusively, concentrates on bronze ritual vessels from the Suizao corridor. READ MORE

Paperback: £28.00 | eBook: £16.00

Human Mobility in Archaeology: Practices, Representations and Meanings

ed. Maja Gori et al.

Papers address mobility to understand patterns of change and continuity in past worlds; reconsider the movement of people, objects, and ideas alongside mobile epistemologies; provide insights into the multifaceted relationship between mobile practices and their shared meanings and how they are represented socially and politically. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00

Roman Amphorae in Neuss: Augustan to Julio-Claudian Contexts

ed. Horacio González Cesteros et al.

The occupation of the territories on both sides of the Rhine was an enormous logistical challenge for the Roman military administration. This book provides an in-depth study of the amphorae from Neuss, providing further understanding of the local area and the logistics of the Roman army and its supply from very distant areas. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

Early Maritime Cultures in East Africa and the Western Indian Ocean

ed. Akshay Sarathi

This volume represents a multi-disciplinary effort to examine East Africa and the Western Indian Ocean. Multiple lines of evidence drawn from linguistics, archaeology, history, art history, and ethnography come together in novel ways to highlight different aspects of the region’s past and offer innovative avenues for future research. READ MORE

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Pottery Production, Landscape and Economy of Roman Dalmatia

ed. Goranka Lipovac Vrkljan et al.

This book presents interdisciplinary research carried out on the Roman sites of pottery workshops active within the coastal area of the province of Dalmatia as well as on material recovered during the excavations. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | eBook: £16.00

Oikèma ou pièce polyvalente: recherches sur une installation commerciale de l’Antiquité grecque

Pavlos Karvonis

This volume discusses the evolution of oikema—the most common type of commercial facility in ancient Greece—through a study that covers a large area including Continental Greece, the Aegean islands, the Ionian islands and the west coast of Asia Minor. READ MORE

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Indonesian Megaliths: A Forgotten Cultural Heritage

Tara Steimer-Herbet

An exploration of Indonesian megaliths based on scientific documents and field visits, this work highlights misunderstood—and sometimes threatened by destruction—aspects of Indonesian cultural heritage and offers a unique perspective on megalithic monuments abandoned for several centuries in the archipelago. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | Open Access

Iron Oxide Rock Artefacts in Mesopotamia c. 2600-1200 BC

Martine Marieke Melein

The flourishing civilisations of Mesopotamia imported all kinds of materials from the surrounding regions. Iron oxide rock was very popular for weight stones and cylinder seals around 2000 BC. This research aims to determine the region of origin for the raw material, what made people start using iron oxide rock, and what led them to stop using it. READ MORE

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The Geography of Trade: Landscapes of competition and long-distance contacts in Mesopotamia and Anatolia in the Old Assyrian Colony Period

Alessio Palmisano

A reassessment of the Old-Assyrian trade network in Upper Mesopotamia and Central Anatolia during the Middle Bronze Age, this volume examines exchange networks and economic strategies, continuity and discontinuity of specific trade circuits and routes, and the evolution of political landscapes throughout the Near East. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

Handel in Krisenzeiten: Ägyptische-mykenische Handelsbeziehungen in der Ramessidenzeit

Birgit Schiller

An overview of the sites of Mycenaean pottery finds in Egypt and Nubia, this book analyses data from more than forty locations and presents a historical context for the vessels and sherds discovered. READ MORE

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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

Softstone: Approaches to the study of chlorite and calcite vessels in the Middle East and Central Asia from prehistory to the present

ed. Carl S. Phillips et al.

Stone containers have been made and used in the Middle East for over eleven millennia where they pre-dated the invention of pottery. This is the first attempt to bring together different approaches to the study of softstone vessels, particularly those carved from varieties of chlorite, and covering all periods from prehistory to the present. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

Dosariyah: An Arabian Neolithic Coastal Community in the Central Gulf

ed. Philipp Drechsler

Describes the work carried out by the joint German-Saudi Dosariyah Archaeological Research Project (DARP) between 2010 and 2014 at Dosariyah, located in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. READ MORE

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Navigation et installations lacustres dans les hautes terres du Mexique: les cas mexica et tarasque

Alexandra Biar

This research focuses on the practice of lake navigation and specific facilities that are associated with it in Late Postclassic Mesoamerica. Due to the need for a wholistic approach, this research is situated in a multidisciplinary framework that combines archaeology, ethnology and ethnohistory. READ MORE

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Travellers in Ottoman Lands

ed. Ines Asceric-Todd et al.

This splendidly illustrated book focuses on the botanical legacy of many parts of the former Ottoman Empire — including present-day Turkey, the Levant, Egypt, the Balkans, and the Arabian Peninsula — as seen and described by travellers both from within and from outside the region. READ MORE

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Wealthy or Not in a Time of Turmoil? The Roman Imperial Hoard from Gruia in Roman Dacia (Romania)

Cristian Gazdac et al.

A fully illustrated catalogue of the coins from a Roman imperial hoard found in Gruia, Romania (in the former Roman province of Dacia) along with a comparative analysis of other similar hoards from throughout the Roman Empire, revealing both general and specific hoarding patterns during the period. READ MORE

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Egyptian and Imported Pottery from the Red Sea port of Mersa Gawsis, Egypt

Sally Wallace-Jones et al.

The unique site of Mersa Gawasis was a base for seaborne trade along the Red Sea coast during the Middle Kingdom. This volume presents the site’s wide variety of ceramic material, offering also an interpretation of what pottery reveals about activities at the site. READ MORE

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Estudios para la configuración de las facies cerámicas altoimperiales en el Sur de la Península Ibérica

ed. P. Ruiz Montes et al.

An exploration of the economy and trade in the South of the Iberian Peninsula during the High Roman Empire, focussing on the study of ceramic contexts in several market places and consumption centres located in the region. READ MORE

Paperback: £39.00 | eBook: £16.00

Special Place, Interesting Times: The island of Palagruža and transitional periods in Adriatic prehistory

Stašo Forenbaher

Palagruža is a remote Croatian archipelago in the middle of the Adriatic Sea, unexpectedly abundant in high-grade archaeological evidence, dating precisely from the three periods of later Adriatic prehistory marked by radical change. READ MORE

Paperback: £34.00 | Open Access

Gifts, Goods and Money: Comparing currency and circulation systems in past societies

ed. Dirk Brandherm et al.

The papers gathered in this volume explore the economic and social roles of exchange systems in past societies from a variety of different perspectives. Based on a broad range of individual case studies, the authors tackle problems surrounding the identification of (pre-monetary) currencies in the archaeological record. READ MORE

Paperback: £34.00 | Open Access

Axe-heads and Identity

Katharine Walker

This volume seeks to re-assess the significance accorded to the body of stone and flint axe-heads imported into Britain from the Continent which have until now often been poorly understood, overlooked and undervalued in Neolithic studies. READ MORE

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Worlds Apart Trading Together: The organisation of long-distance trade between Rome and India in Antiquity

Kasper Grønlund Evers

This book sets out to replace the outdated notion of ‘Indo-Roman trade’, integrating new findings from the last 30 years. Analysis conducted demonstrates that highly substantial levels of trade took place between the Mediterranean and the Indian Ocean in the 1st–6th c. altering consumption and production in India, South Arabia and the Roman Empire. READ MORE

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The Palace Lady’s Summerhouse and other inside stories from a vanishing Turkey

Patricia Daunt

From Istanbul’s palatial old embassies to its glorious Bosphorus summerhouses, from Ottoman Paris to Ankara’s Art Deco, this book brings together essays by Patricia Daunt to reveal their secret histories. It concludes with her latest article, on the magnificent ruins of Aphrodisias, newly listed as a World Heritage Site. READ MORE

Hardback: £25.00

Bodies of Maize, Eaters of Grain: Comparing material worlds, metaphor and the agency of art in the Preclassic Maya and Mycenaean early civilisations

Marcus Jan Bajema

This book offers a comparative study of the civilisations of the Late Preclassic lowland Maya and Mycenaean Greece. The approach used here seeks to combine traditional iconographic approaches with more recent models on metaphor and the social agency of things. READ MORE

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El Sur de la Península Ibérica y el Mediterráneo Occidental: relaciones culturales en la segunda mitad del II milenio a.C.

Juan Manuel Garrido Anguita

Greek epics are the basis for the first speculations that link societies all along the Mediterranean coast. This book strives to distinguish reality from myth in the pursuit of a bond of certainty between the data provided by historical, literary and archaeological sources. READ MORE

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Knossos and the Near East

Vyron Antoniadis

In this book, Dr Vyron Antoniadis presents a contextual study of the Near Eastern imports which reached Crete during the Early Iron Age and were deposited in the Knossian tombs. READ MORE

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Lost and Now Found: Explorers, Diplomats and Artists in Egypt and the Near East

ed. Neil Cooke et al.

Long distance travel and mass tourism are not recent phenomena. Papers from the 2015 ASTENE Conference in Exeter demonstrate that over the centuries many individuals and groups of people have left the safety of their family home and travelled huge distances both for adventure and to learn more about other peoples and places. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | eBook: £16.00

Stone Vessels in the Near East during the Iron Age and the Persian Period

Andrea Squitieri

This book focuses on the characteristics and the development of the stone vessel industry in the Near East during the Iron Age and the Persian period (c. 1200 – 330 BCE). READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00 | eBook: £16.00

Portuguese Intervention in the Manila Galleon Trade

Etsuko Miyata

In this study of the Portuguese intervention in the Manila Galleon Trade, Etsuko Miyata explores its history through a new approach: the examination of Chinese ceramics. READ MORE

Paperback: £22.00 | 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

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Materials, Productions, Exchange Network and their Impact on the Societies of Neolithic Europe

ed. Marie Besse et al.

How is it possible to identify the circulation of materials or of finished objects in Neolithic Europe, as well as the social networks involved? Several approaches exist for the researcher, and the present volume provides some examples. READ MORE

Paperback: £24.00 | Open Access

Croatia at the Crossroads: A consideration of archaeological and historical connectivity

ed. David Davison et al.

Papers focus on Croatia’s particular interconnectedness in terms of social and cultural relationships with the wider region as the starting point for exploring issues across a broad chronological range, from human origins to modernity. READ MORE

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Social complexity in early medieval rural communities

ed. Juan Antonio Quirós Castillo

This book presents an overview of the results of the research project DESPAMED funded by the Spanish Minister of Economy and Competitiveness. The aim of the book is to discuss the theoretical challenges posed by the study of social inequality and social complexity in early medieval peasant communities in North-western Iberia. READ MORE

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Statio amoena

ed. Patrizia Basso et al.

This volume examines resting places more or less directly linked with vehiculatio / cursus publicus, or with a system run or controlled by the state to ensure essential services for those traveling on behalf of the public administration READ MORE

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Chronological Developments in the Old Kingdom Tombs in the Necropoleis of Giza, Saqqara and Abusir

Leo Roeten

This study suggests, through investigations of the tombs in the necropolis of Giza, that economic decline attributed to the collapse of the Old Kingdom had already started in the early dynastic period. READ MORE

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Networks of trade in raw materials and technological innovations in Prehistory and Protohistory: an archaeometry approach

ed. Davide Delfino et al.

Specialists from various disciplines (humanities and natural sciences) debate, from different perspectives, the networks in raw materials and technological innovation in Prehistory and Protohistory, involving investigation topics typical of archaeometry: archeometallurgy, petrography, and mineralogy READ MORE

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Boughton: The House, its People and its Collections

Richard Scott 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

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Moneda Antigua y Vías Romanas en el Noroeste de Hispania

M. Isabel Vila Franco

The main objective of this work was to obtain an overview of the Roman monetary circulation in Gallaecia following the road network that crossed this territory in Roman times. READ MORE

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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

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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

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Palmyrena: City, Hinterland and Caravan Trade between Orient and Occident

ed. Jørgen Christian Meyer et al.

The contributions to this volume address the archaeology and history of the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra. READ MORE

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Water as a morphogen in landscapes/L’eau comme morphogène dans les paysages

ed. Sandrine Robert et al.

Water as generator of networks was the core topic of the second session organized by the commission Theory and Methods in Landscape Archaeology: Archeogeography that began in 2011 on occasion of the Florianopolis Congress. READ MORE

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In Pursuit of Ancient Cyrenaica...

Monika Rekowska et al.

This work examines travellers' accounts of their journeys to Cyrenaica, focusing in the main on an analysis of these accounts within the context of their significance to topographic surveys of the region. READ MORE

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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

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Sharma

Rougeulle Axelle et al.

Excavation reports from the medieval port of Sharma, discovered in 1996 at the extremity of the Ra's Sharma, 50km east of al-Shihr on the Hadramawt coast of Yemen. READ MORE

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Connecting Networks: Characterising Contact by Measuring Lithic Exchange in the European Neolithic

ed. Tim Kerig et al.

This volume brings together a group of peer reviewed papers, most of them presented at a workshop held at University College London, 15-17 October 2011, as part of the European Research Council (ERC) funded project Cultural Evolution of Neolithic Europe (EUROEVOL 2010-2015). READ MORE

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Quarrying in Western Norway

Irene Baug

The theme of this study is the large-scale exploitation of different stone products that took place in Norway during the Viking Age and the Middle Ages (c. AD 800-1500). READ MORE

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The Dodecanese: Further Travels Among the Insular Greeks

ed. Gerald Brisch

A sequel to The Cyclades, a compilation of late-19th-century travel writings (with an archaeological/ethnographical bias) centred on the Greek Dodecanese islands. The authors are the British explorer J. Theodore Bent (1852-1897), devotedly supported by his wife Mabel Virginia Anna (1847-1929) READ MORE

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LBK Realpolitik: An Archaeometric Study of Conflict and Social Structure in the Belgian Early Neolithic

Mark Golitko

This volume explores linkages between conflict and socioeconomic organization during the early Neolithic of eastern Belgium (c. 5200-5000 BC), using compositional analysis of ceramics from Linienbandkeramik villages to assess production organization and map intercommunity connections against the backdrop of increasing evidence for conflict. READ MORE

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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The Travel Chronicles of Mrs J. Theodore Bent. Volume I: Greece and the Levantine Littoral

Mabel Bent et al.

Mabel Virginia Anna Hall-Dare, the wife of English archaeologist and explorer James Theodore Bent, kept a series of notebooks on her travels. This volume is the first of a planned set, presenting the adventures of the couple throughout the world. READ MORE

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