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Collection: Archaeopress Ancient Near Eastern Archaeology

Numbered book series consisting of monographs, conference proceedings, catalogues of archaeological material, and excavation reports relating to the Ancient Near East.

Series Editor: Laura Battini (Paris, UMR 7192-Collège de France, France)

Standing order reference: AANEA

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No Place Like Home: Ancient Near Eastern Houses and Households

ed. Laura Battini et al.

This book had its genesis in a series of 6 popular and well-attended ASOR conference sessions on Household Archaeology in the Ancient Near East. The 18 chapters are organized in three thematic sections: Architecture as Archive of Social Space; The Active Household; and Ritual Space at Home. READ MORE

Paperback: £48.00

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

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

What Difference Does Time Make? Papers from the Ancient and Islamic Middle East and China in Honor of the 100th Anniversary of the Midwest Branch of the American Oriental Society

ed. JoAnn Scurlock et al.

Proceedings of a conference held at St. Mary’s University in Notre Dame, Indiana (2017), this volume presents a wide-ranging exploration of Time as experienced and contemplated. Included are offerings on ancient Mesopotamian archaeology, literature and religion, Biblical texts and archaeology, Chinese literature and philosophy, and Islamic law. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | 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

Stone Tools in the Ancient Near East and Egypt

Andrea Squitieri et al.

This book focusses on ground stone tools, stone vessels, and devices carved into rock across the Near East and Egypt from prehistory to the later periods. The aim is to explore all aspects of these tools and stimulate a debate about new methodologies to approach this material. READ MORE

Paperback: £50.00 | eBook: £16.00

Composite Artefacts in the Ancient Near East

ed. Silvana Di Paolo

This volume represents a first attempt to conceptualise the construction and use of composite artefacts in the Ancient Near East by looking at the complex relationships between environments, materials, societies and materiality. READ MORE

Paperback: £24.00 | 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

Making Pictures of War

Laura Battini

This book brings together the main discussions that took place at an international conference on the iconology of war in the ancient Near East, a subject never addressed at an international meeting before. READ MORE

Paperback: £24.00 | eBook: £16.00