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Imprint: Archaeopress Archaeology

Archaeopress Archaeology currently publishes 70-100 new titles each year. The range of publications includes monographs, conference proceedings, catalogues of archaeological material, excavation reports and archaeological biographies. The imprint is home to a number of ongoing specialist series, including: Archaeopress Egyptology, Archaeopress Roman Archaeology, Archaeopress Ancient Near Eastern ArchaeologyArchaeopress Pre-Columbian Archaeology, Roman & Late Antique Mediterranean Pottery, Archaeological Lives, and more.

 

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

The Cult of St Swithun

Michael Lapidge

Following the translation of his relics from a conspicuous tomb into the Old Minster, Winchester, the massive rebuilding of the cathedral, and a vigorous publicity campaign by Bishop Aethelwold (963-84), St Swithun became one of the most popular and important English saints, whose cult was widespread in England, Ireland, Scandinavia, and France. READ MORE

Hardback: £115.00

Winchester in the Early Middle Ages

ed. Martin Biddle

This volume provides a full edition, translation, and analyses of the Winton Domesday and of the city depicted therein, drawing on the evidence derived from archaeological excavation and historical research in the city since 1961, on personal- and place-name evidence, and on contemporary advances in Anglo-Saxon numismatics. READ MORE

Hardback: £96.00

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

Harbours of Byzantium

ed. Alkiviadis Ginalis

Beyond general approaches to the study of Byzantine harbour archaeology, contributions in this volume offer a representative picture of harbour activities across the historical and geographical boundaries of the Byzantine Empire, providing the basis for future comparative research on a local, regional, and supra-regional level. READ MORE

Paperback: £42.00

Property and Piety in Early Medieval Winchester

Alexander R. Rumble

Winchester in the Anglo-Saxon and early Norman periods was an important royal and religious centre. This volume comprises an edition and translation, with extensive commentary, of thirty-three Anglo-Saxon and Norman documents relating to the topography and minsters of early medieval Winchester. READ MORE

Hardback: £58.00

The People of Early Winchester

ed. Caroline M. Stuckert

This volume traces the lives, health, and diseases of Winchester's inhabitants as seen in their skeletal remains from the mid-3rd to mid-16th century, a period of over 1,300 years. It offers a continuous chronological window, rather than a series of isolated studies, and is notable for the large sample of 8th-10th century Anglo-Saxon burials. READ MORE

Hardback: £80.00

Treasures of the Gupta Empire

Sanjeev Kumar

A reference for history enthusiasts, scholars and collectors alike, this book offers a comprehensive guide to Gupta Dynasty numismatics. The 2nd edition sees all known Gupta coin issues documented, with updated classifications and notes on their rarity. A revised chronology is presented, using data from coins, inscriptions, seals and copper plates. READ MORE

Hardback: £120.00

Exploring the Antonine Wall with Terrestrial Remote Sensing

William S. Hanson et al.

This book has three main aims: to make more widely available the data from the numerous geophysical surveys that have been undertaken at sites on the Antonine Wall over the last 20 years; to re-analyse this data and provide more focused interpretations; and to offer some wider archaeological and geophysical conclusions. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00

Thermalism in the Roman Provinces

ed. Silvia González Soutelo

This book is focused on the role of thermal establishments with mineral-medicinal waters in the different territories of the Roman Empire, including their symbiosis with the landscape as well as the ways in which their construction was adapted to give greater comfort to those who came to take advantage of their health-giving properties. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00

Ausgewählte kleine Schriften zur römischen Antike (1974–2024)

Günther E. Thüry

A selection of fifty papers produced over the course of fifty years, supplemented here with epilogues considering developments in the field since first publication. They cover a wide range of topics in antiquity; Roman provincial archaeology; classical philology; epigraphy; numismatics; archaeobiology; history of medicine; and history of sexuality. READ MORE

Paperback: £65.00

Prehistoria y Antigüedad en el Alto Valle del Río Almanzora (Almería, España)

Catalina Martínez Padilla et al.

This book presents the study of a natural region, the Alto Almanzora, in the north of the province of Almería (Spain), in which 6 campaigns of systematic archaeological prospection were carried out. The study considers the societies that occupied the territory for more than 4000 years until the end of the Roman occupation. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00

Proceedings of the 7th Symposium of the Hellenic Society for Archaeometry

ed. Eleni Filippaki

Proceedings of the 7th Symposium Hellenic Society for Archaeometry includes a selection of contributions, covering a wide range of fields in archaeological science, such as provenance and technology of archaeomaterials, geo- and bio-archaeology, dating and landscape studies, as well as papers illuminating the origins of archaeometry in Greece. READ MORE

Paperback: £70.00

Modelling the Logistics of Mantzikert

Philip Murgatroyd et al.

The Battle of Mantzikert had profound consequences for both Byzantine and Turkish history, yet the historical sources for this campaign contain significant gaps. This book presents the results of a project that seeks to demonstrate the important role computer simulation can play in the analysis of pre-modern military logistics. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00

The Economy of the Later Roman Province of Third Palestine

Walter D. Ward

This book provides a comprehensive examination of the evidence for the economy of the later Roman province of Third Palestine, which roughly corresponds to southern Jordan, the Negev desert in Israel, and the Sinai Peninsula. READ MORE

Paperback: £34.00

Frontiers of the Roman Empire: The Lower Danube Limes in Bulgaria

Piotr Dyczek et al.

The inextricability of the connection between the Roman limes and the lands it ran through is easily observed and perfectly illustrated in Bulgaria. For a considerable distance it follows the Danube; both a major natural obstacle and at the same time a convenient communication route, it was easily defendable and facilitated control of trade routes. READ MORE

Paperback: £19.99

Landmarks of Identity: Bronze Age Towers of the Oman Peninsula

Stephanie Döpper

In the Early Bronze Age, monumental stone and mud-brick structures known as towers appeared in Oman. This book aims to update the long-standing discussions on these towers and to assess their chronological depth of more than a millennium. The book also reassesses their possible functions in the light of recent archaeological research. READ MORE

Paperback: £48.00

Las domus de Bulla Regia (Túnez): arquitectura y decoración musiva

Raquel Rubio González

This book is a study of the architecture and decoration of the mosaic floors of the Roman private spaces of Bulla Regia, located in the northwest of Tunisia. The book is divided into six chapters which offer a complete overview of both the city in general and the domestic architecture and mosaic decoration of each of the domus. READ MORE

Paperback: £58.00 | eBook: £16.00

Tales of Two Cities: Settlement and Suburb in Old Sarum and Salisbury

ed. Hadrian Cook et al.

Telling the story of Old Sarum and Salisbury, from the mid-10th century to the start of the 20th, this book brings together the most up-to-date thinking on the archaeological evidence, and, through analysis of the rich documentary record, provides a fresh take on the story of this most illustrious cathedral city in the heart of southern England. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | Open Access

Archaeological Mitigation at Magna Park, Lutterworth, Leicestershire

Stephen Morris

MOLA carried out a programme of archaeological investigations at Magna Park, Lutterworth, Leicestershire (June 2020-March 2021). This work included the recovery of 30 middle Bronze Age cremations at one location, the second largest cemetery of this period yet found in the county. READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00 | eBook: £16.00

Art of Ancient India and the Aegean

A.S. Bhalla

This book examines similarities and differences between art in ancient Indian (Indus) civilizations and that of the Aegean civilizations. The comparison raises questions about possible cross-cultural influences, which became more significant following Alexander’s invasion and the subsequent adaptation of Indian art under the Indo-Greek kingdoms. READ MORE

Paperback: £32.00 | eBook: £16.00

‘a hole worlde of things very memorable’

ed. Martin Henig et al.

Julian Munby has gained a reputation over half a century in many branches of archaeological and historical knowledge. His lively and warm character and sense of fun has made him many friends who also in some sense feel they are his pupils, and this collection of papers has been assembled as a tribute in honour of his 70th birthday. READ MORE

Paperback: £58.00 | eBook: £16.00

Dinámicas históricas, religiosas e iconográficas en el norte de África

ed. Fabiola Salcedo Garcés et al.

A varied collection of scientific works on cultural phenomena and historical issues concerning North Africa as a whole, with special interest in Africa Proconsularis, this book contains diverse themes and methodologies that are indicative of the multidisciplinary orientation that brought together the Spanish-Tunisian collaborators. READ MORE

Paperback: £48.00 | eBook: £16.00

Anthropomorphism, Anthropogenesis, Cognition

ed. Dragoş Gheorghiu et al.

Anthropomorphism could be described as a production of analogies generated by human cognition. It is present in the imaginary, mythologies, religions, and material culture of all ages. This book approaches anthropomorphism from the moment of anthropogenesis, tracing its presence in nature and material culture in prehistory and Antiquity. READ MORE

Paperback: £40.00 | eBook: £16.00

Ideas and Images: A Historical Interpretation of Eastern Vindhyan Rock Art, India

Ajay Pratap

This book argues that the development of symbols and signs informing scripts, mainly the idea of coding thoughts through symbols and images, has always been uniquely ‘historical.’ Rock art abuts and occupies long periods of time in which the translation of indigenous thoughts was perfected through numerous mnemonic practices. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | eBook: £16.00

St Albans Abbey: The Excavation of the Chapter House 1978

ed. Martin Biddle et al.

Excavations at the site of the medieval chapter house of St Albans Abbey in 1978 uncovered fragments of decorated floor tiles of the Anglo-Saxon abbey and associated burials, along with the magnificent floor of relief-decorated tiles of the medieval chapter house, and the graves of 16 known figures of the late 11th-to 15th-century abbey. READ MORE

Hardback: £110.00 | Open Access

A Map of the Body, a Map of the Mind: Visualising Geographical Knowledge in the Roman World

Iain Ferris

This study considers the relationship between geography and power in the Roman world, most particularly the visualisation of geographical knowledge in myriad forms of geography products: geographical treatises, histories, poems, personifications, landscape representations, images of barbarian peoples, maps, itineraries, and imported foodstuffs. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

From Safin to Roman: Cultural Change and Hybridization in Central Adriatic Italy

Oliva Menozzi

The Central Adriatic Apennines (roughly modern Abruzzo) was occupied in antiquity by Italic populations variously termed ‘Sabelli’, ‘Sabellics’ or ‘Sabellians’. The region in general has received little scholarly attention internationally compared with Tyrrhenian Italy, although the last three decades have been very rich in excavations and finds. READ MORE

Paperback: £85.00 | eBook: £16.00

Roman Imperial Artillery

Alan Wilkins

Fully revised and expanded for a new Third Edition, this book traces the Greek origins of torsion catapults, describes the machines used from the time of Sulla and Caesar, the Roman improvements in their design and power, and their importance in the defence of the Roman Empire. READ MORE

Paperback: £24.99 | eBook: £16.00

Double-Sided Antler and Bone Combs in Late Roman Britain

Nina Crummy et al.

This is the first detailed study and catalogue of a comb type that represents a new technology introduced into Britain towards the end of the 4th century AD and a major signifier of the late fourth- to fifth-century transition. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | Open Access

Exploring the Sacred Landscape of the Ancient Peloponnese

Eleni Marantou

This book traces the origins of the religious system of the Peloponnese to identify the factors behind its subsequent development from the Geometric to the Classical period. Through a presentation of cult places, the deities worshipped, and the epithets used, the book explores preferences for particular deities and the reasons for this. READ MORE

Paperback: £48.00 | eBook: £16.00

Cave Art

Paul Bahn

For speleologists and holidaymakers alike, here is an essential handbook. The first guide to all the decorated Ice Age caves in Europe that are open to the public, fully revised and updated for a third edition, this book covers more than 50 caves in the UK, France, Spain, Portugal and Italy, as well as relevant museums and centres. READ MORE

Paperback: £24.99 | eBook: £9.99

Las islas Baleares durante la Antigüedad Tardía (siglos III-X)

ed. Miguel Ángel Cau Ontiveros

This volume brings together different contributions on the history and archaeology of the Balearic Islands during Late Antiquity. Together, these contributions provide an overview of the period between the 3rd and 10th centuries AD, traditionally considered to be one of the least known periods in the history of the islands. READ MORE

Paperback: £75.00 | eBook: £16.00

La nécropole aux amants petrifies. Ruines mégalithiques de Wanar (Région de Kaffrine, Sénégal)

ed. Luc Laporte et al.

This collective work reports on the studies and archaeological work carried out at the megalithic ruined necropolis of Wanar, Senegal, between 2008 and 2017 (classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2006). The study is an important milestone in the advancement of our knowledge of protohistoric societies and megalith builders in West Africa. READ MORE

Paperback: £180.00 | Open Access

Reconstructing the Development of Somerset’s Early Medieval Church

Carole Lomas

This book uses Somerset as a case study to contribute to a broader understanding of how the Church developed across the British Isles during the transition from the post-Roman Church to the 11th century. It collates and cross-references all earlier research and offers the most up-to-date study of Somerset’s post-Roman churches. READ MORE

Paperback: £40.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Southern Necropolis of Cyrene

Luca Cherstich

This book analyzes ancient tombs in Eastern Libya, from the Archaic phase to Late Roman times. Despite plundering, these ornate structures reveal funerary competition, spatial organization, and lost rituals. The book reconstructs the social history of ancient Cyreneans through their ostentatious funerary culture. READ MORE

Paperback: £75.00 | eBook: £16.00

La industria ósea en la Hispania romana

F. Germán Rodríguez-Martín

This book considers the work of the bone industry in a specific province of the Roman Empire. Through this work we obtain a global and general vision of this industry in a wide territory, Hispania. It shows the peculiarities found in each territory, as well as the local and regional influences and connections, and with the rest of the Empire. READ MORE

Paperback: £90.00 | eBook: £16.00

Apotropaia and Phylakteria: Confronting Evil in Ancient Greece

ed. Maria G. Spathi et al.

The belief in the existence of evil forces was part of ancient everyday life and a phenomenon deeply embedded in popular thought of the Greek world. Stemming from a conference held in Athens in June 2021, this volume addresses the apotropaia and phylakteria from different perspectives: via literary sources, archaeological material, and iconography. READ MORE

Paperback: £48.00 | Open Access

Ajanta’s Evolution: From Sāvakayāna to Bodhisatvayāna amid Hunnic Turmoil

Rajesh Kumar Singh

This book offers a new scholarly exploration of the rock-cut Ajanta Caves located in the modern-day Aurangabad district of Maharashtra, India, their sculpture and paintings. The book meticulously traces the rise, transformation, and legacy of these architectural marvels from the late third century BC to around AD 480. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

Penser l’espace en Mésopotamie : contributions à la compréhension spatiale à travers les aménagements

ed. Laura Battini

Research into furniture has been neglected by archaeologists. Fixed installations lack clear definitions and are often subjectively identified. These studies pay tribute to the late Jean-Claude Margueron, and consider furniture by exploring spatial perception, functionality, and architectural complexities.

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Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

Archaeology and Geology of Ancient Egyptian Stones

James A. Harrell

This book seeks to identify and describe all the rocks and minerals employed by the ancient Egyptians using proper geological nomenclature, and to give an account of their sources in so far as they are known. The various uses of the stones are described, as well as the technologies employed to extract, transport, carve, and thermally treat them. READ MORE

Paperback: £125.00 | eBook: £16.00

Džarkutan Nekropole 4A

Boriboi Abdullaev et al.

A catalogue of a Late Bronze Age necropolis in Southern Uzbekistan, containing 719 burials from the 20th-16th c. BC of the Bactria-Margiana Archaeological Complex – Central Asia’s largest scientifically studied prehistoric necropolis after Gonur. The catalogue includes burial descriptions and inventories, with ceramic drawings and photographs. READ MORE

Paperback: £70.00 | Open Access

Disease and Healing in the Indus Civilisation

Robert Arnott

This book provides insights into health, disease, and healing in the Indus Civilisation during the third to early second millennia BCE. Based on original research, it examines skeletal remains, material culture, and environmental factors. The book sheds light on diseases, healing practices, and public health in this ancient civilization. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | eBook: £16.00

Dirt, Dwellings and Culture: Living Conditions in Early Medieval Dublin

Eileen Reilly

This book explores the living conditions and environments as experienced by early medieval people in Ireland, touching upon a wide range of environmental, architectural, artefactual and historical datasets from significant archaeological excavations of settlement sites across Ireland and Northern Europe. READ MORE

Paperback: £34.00 | Open Access

Archæographies: Excavating Neolithic Dispilio – X

Fotis Ifantidis

Archæographies: Excavating Neolithic Dispilio – X treats the initial Archæographies (2013) as an archaeological artifact, encircling the experimental project of depicting the excavation of the lakeside neolithic settlement of Dispilio.

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Satellite and Archaeological Reconnaissance in the Ṭūr ’Abdīn, Turkey

Kenneth Silver et al.

Presents results from the Finnish-Swedish Archaeological Project in Mesopotamia (FSAPM) pilot study of Tūr Abdin, Turkey. Aiming to record and document sites in this endangered area to save its cultural heritage, the sites consist of fortified remains in an ancient border zone between the Graeco-Roman/Byzantine world and Parthia/Persia. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

Wessex: A Landscape History

Hadrian Cook

Wessex is famous for its coasts, heaths, woodlands, chalk downland, limestone hills and gorges, settlements and farmed vales. This book provides an account of the physical form, development and operation of its landscape as it was shaped by our ancestors. Major themes include the development of agriculture, settlements, industry and transport. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

Blue/Green Glass Bottles from Roman Britain

H.E.M. Cool

Square bottles came into use in the AD 60s and rapidly became the commonest glass vessel form in the empire. For the next two centuries their fragments dominate all glass assemblages. This book presents a classification scheme for the moulded base patterns which allows their chronological development to be reconstructed. READ MORE

Paperback: £50.00 | eBook: £16.00

Hadrian's Wall in our Time

ed. David J. Breeze et al.

The cutting down of the tree in Sycamore Gap on Hadrian's Wall caused widespread shock. In a positive response to this sad event, David Breeze invited 80 friends and colleagues to offer personal reflections on their favourite view of the Wall, presented here in a visual celebration with photographs and specially commissioned line drawings. READ MORE

Paperback: £24.99

Living in the Ice Age

Elle Clifford et al.

This colourful book, aimed at younger readers, takes you on a highly illustrated journey through daily life in Ice Age Europe, and tells you the things you’d need to know to survive! Explore the types of houses, food, clothes and toys people created, and their relationship with the natural environment - would have liked to live back then? READ MORE

Paperback: £14.99 | eBook: £7.99

Neolithic Pits, Late Bronze Age/Early Iron Age Pit Alignments and Iron Age to Roman Settlements at Wollaston Quarry, Northamptonshire

Rob Atkins et al.

Between 1990 and 1998, MOLA (Museum of London Archaeology) undertook a series of archaeological excavations within Wollaston Quarry covering an area of 116ha. Eight excavation areas and a watching brief were undertaken revealing evidence of Neolithic pits, late Bronze Age/early Iron Age pit alignments and Iron Age to Roman settlements. READ MORE

Paperback: £32.00 | eBook: £16.00

Water and the Law: Water Management in the Statutory Legislation of Later Communal Italy

Francesco Salvestrini

Investigating water resource law in the statutory legislation codified by commune, oligarchic and seigneurial governments in Northern and Central Italy from the 13th-14th centuries, this book explores the relationship between water management norms and the local environment, and the protection of inhabited areas from the danger of flooding. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | Open Access

Archaeology of Body and Thought

Tomasz Gralak

This study explores what we as people can do with our bodies, what we can use them for, and how we can alter and understand them. With analysis based on artefacts found in graves, anthropomorphic images, and written sources, it considers the ways in which human groups from the Neolithic to the Migration Period have perceived and treated the body. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

From Wilderness to Paradise: A Sixth-Century Mosaic Pavement at Qasr el-Lebia in Cyrenaica, Libya

Jane Chick

An in-depth study of the large mosaic pavement in the East Church at Qasr el-Lebia in Cyrenaica, Libya. Consisting of fifty panels, each panel with a different image, it has frequently been dismissed as random with no overarching scheme. This book argues that the remarkably rich and complex mosaic should be understood as a coherent whole. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | Open Access

The 2018 Archaeological Survey at Tawi Said, Sultanate of Oman

Stephanie Döpper et al.

The 2018 archaeological survey at Tawi Said, located on the edge of the Sharqiyah desert in the Sultanate of Oman, yielded close to 8,600 artifacts, the majority being pottery sherds. Two significant phases are attested by the survey's finds: the Wadi Suq period (2000-1600 BCE) and the Late Islamic period (1650-1970 CE). READ MORE

Hardback: £55.00 | Open Access

City of Culture 2600 BC: Early Mesopotamian History and Archaeology at Abu Salabikh

John Nicholas Postgate

This book presents the city beneath the surface of Abu Salabikh, southern Iraq. The archaeology and the textual data combine to reveal its architecture, agricultural and industrial enterprises, and social structure. Integrated with our wider knowledge of south Mesopotamia at this time it creates a vivid image of city life in 2600 BC. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | Open Access

Advances in UAE Archaeology

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New excavations conducted across the United Arab Emirates over the last few years are presented here, revealing a wealth of new data on all periods of UAE archaeology from the Palaeolithic to the recent past. Some of these discoveries fill important gaps in our knowledge, while others have fundamentally revised what we thought we knew already. READ MORE

Hardback: £58.00 | Open Access

Landscapes of Death: Early Bronze Age Tombs and Mortuary Rituals on the Oman Peninsula

Kimberly D. Williams

This book provides a comprehensive and detailed review of the evidence for Early Bronze Age mortuary rituals on the Oman Peninsula, describing the research conducted, synthesizing the resulting data, and presenting a complete view of the state of knowledge on the topic. READ MORE

Paperback: £52.00 | Open Access

Exeter: A Roman Legionary Fortress and Civitas Capital

John Pamment Salvatore

This accessible summary of the archaeological evidence from Roman Exeter reveals its origins as a legionary fortress garrisoned by the Second Augustan Legion. After the legion departed to Wales, Exeter became a Roman regional capital and continued to flourish on the very western edge of the Empire before its ultimate demise in the late 4th century. READ MORE

Paperback: £24.99 | eBook: £16.00

South Asian Goddesses and the Natural Environment

ed. Marika Vicziany et al.

This multidisciplinary collection presents 11 essays ranging from the pre-Vedic to the modern era and incorporating research on Hindu, Buddhist and tribal cultures. Authors ask whether the worship of goddesses, strongly linked to fertility rituals, might have mitigated the ecological decline of South Asia in the pre-British and post-colonial eras. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

De l’objet à la société romaine

ed. Touatia Amraoui et al.

This volume brings together some twenty contributions reflecting many of the research themes of Prof. Jean-Claude Béal, to whom these studies are offered. They are mainly centred on Roman Gaul, and more generally on the western Roman provinces, reflecting the geographical areas in which he works. READ MORE

Paperback: £65.00 | eBook: £16.00

Archaeological Investigations at South Quay, Hayle

Yvonne Wolframm-Murray et al.

Archaeological work took place on South Quay, Hayle (Cornwall) between 2010-2014. The development of Hayle started in the mid-18th century and it soon became a significant industrial centre. This book extensively uses cartographic, photographic and documentary records to place the archaeological and structural features uncovered into context. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

Études Mésopotamiennes – Mesopotamian Studies N°4 – 2024

Ilaria Calini

EMMS 4 provides the first complete presentation of the ceramic vessels from the levels associated with the Neo-Assyrian occupation of Tell Masaïkh, excavated by a French-Syrian archaeological mission between 1996 and 2010. READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00 | eBook: £16.00

Buried in the Borderlands: An Artefact Typology and Chronology for the Netherlands in the Early Medieval Period on the Basis of Funerary Archaeology

Tim van Tongeren

This book is the result of a large-scale yet detailed study of early medieval grave furnishings from the Netherlands, aiming at the creation of a comprehensive artefact typology and updated relative chronology for this under-explored period in the Low Countries. READ MORE

Hardback: £100.00 | eBook: £16.00

Picta Nilotica Romana

Eleonora Voltan

An in-depth analysis of Roman paintings with a Nilotic theme, the study first introduces the classical texts on Egypt and provides an overview of landscape depiction in Roman art. An iconographic-archaeological catalogue of the 74 paintings is presented, followed by an analysis of the archaeological contexts in which these paintings are found. READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00 | Open Access

Rushen Abbey, Isle of Man

Peter Davey

Rushen Abbey was a Cistercian monastery founded in 1134 and suppressed in 1540. It was the most important religious institution on the Isle of Man wielding significant secular power as well as ecclesiastical authority. This book aims to provide a synthesis of all the available evidence for Rushen Abbey under one cover. READ MORE

Paperback: £40.00 | eBook: £16.00

Venta Belgarum: Prehistoric, Roman, and Post-Roman Winchester

Francis M. Morris et al.

This is a detailed study of the archaeology of Roman Winchester—Venta Belgarum, a major town in the south of the province of Britannia— and its development from the regional (civitas) capital of the Iron Age people, the Belgae, who inhabited much of what is now central and southern Hampshire.

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Hardback: £240.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Roman Municipia of Malta and Gozo

George Azzopardi

How did the Maltese and Gozitans fare under Roman occupation? How were they treated by their new masters? And what did they do to appease them? Though based essentially on epigraphical evidence, this study seeks to address the above and other questions through an exercise in which epigraphy and the archaeological record supplement each other. READ MORE

Paperback: £32.00 | eBook: £16.00

An Iron Age Settlement and Roman Complex Farmstead at Brackmills, Northampton

Chris Chinnock

MOLA undertook archaeological excavations at Brackmills, Northampton, investigating part of a large Iron Age settlement and Roman complex farmstead. The remains were very well preserved having, in places, been shielded from later truncaton by colluvial deposits. Earlier remains included a late Bronze Age/early Iron Age pit alignment. READ MORE

Paperback: £65.00 | eBook: £16.00

Excavations at Redhouse, Adwick Le Street, Doncaster

Tracy Preece

From May 2000 to June 2017, MOLA (Museum of London Archaeology) undertook a programme of archaeological excavations and watching briefs at Adwick Le Street, 6.5km to the north-west of Doncaster (South Yorkshire). They revealed evidence for Bronze Age, Iron Age and Roman activity. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

Gandharan Art and the Classical World: A Short Introduction

Peter Stewart

This book offers an introduction to Gandharan art and the mystery of its relationship with the Graeco-Roman world of the Mediterranean. It presents an accessible explanation of the ancient and modern contexts of Gandharan art, the state of scholarship on the subject, and guidance for further, in-depth study. READ MORE

Paperback: £19.99 | Open Access

London’s Waterfront and its World, 1666–1800

John Schofield et al.

This volume, covering the period 1666–1800, considers the archaeology of the port of London on a wide scale, from the City down the Thames to Deptford. During this period, with the waterfront at its centre, London became the hub of the new British empire, contributing to the exploitation of people from other lands known as slavery. READ MORE

Hardback: £50.00 | Open Access

Life along Communication Routes from the Roman Period to the Middle Ages

ed. Ivana Ožanić Roguljić et al.

This volume presents the latest research on Roman roads, not just in terms of their basic infrastructure but also exploring various aspects of life that were connected with it, from the Imperial period to that of decline, acculturation and integration of new identities, within the three Roman provinces of Pannonia, Moesia and Dalmatia. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

Material Worlds: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Contacts and Exchange in the Ancient Near East

ed. Arnulf Hausleiter

The eleven contributions in this book address the history of contacts and exchanges in the Bronze and Iron Ages within West Asia, extending far beyond the boundaries of the previously defined contact zone of the ‘Ancient Near East’. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | Open Access

Look at the Coins! Papers in Honour of Joe Cribb on his 75th Birthday

ed. Helen Wang et al.

24 contributions reflect the vast scope of Joe Cribb’s interests including Asian numismatics, museology, poetry and art. Papers are arranged geographically, then chronologically/thematically including studies on coins, charms and silver currencies in or from China; finds from ancient Central Asia and Afghanistan: coins of South Soghd, and far more. READ MORE

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From Photography to 3D Models and Beyond: Visualizations in Archaeology

Donald H. Sanders

This book explores the history of visual technology and archaeology and outlines how the introduction of interactive 3D computer modelling to the discipline parallels very closely the earlier integration of photography into archaeological fieldwork. READ MORE

Paperback: £36.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Search for Wellbeing and Health between the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Period

ed. Javier López Rider

This book compiles a series of works on cosmetics and health care, covering different geographical areas of Europe. The studies also focus on different cultures, with some chapters dedicated to the Hebrew sphere, others to the Muslim world, and a larger percentage dealing with Christian society. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | Open Access

Three Forts on the Tay: Excavations at Moncreiffe, Moredun and Abernethy, Perth and Kinross 2014–17

David Strachan et al.

Despite a resurgence in Scottish fort studies, few sites have been investigated, especially at the scale reported in this volume. Perth and Kinross Heritage Trust (with AOC Archaeology Group) excavated three hilltop forts on the Tay estuary to explore their enclosing works and internal buildings, uncovering an impressive assemblage of small finds. READ MORE

Hardback: £35.00 | Open Access

Tios/Tieion on the Southern Black Sea in the Broader Context of Pontic Archaeology

ed. Gocha R. Tsetskhladze et al.

Several papers focus on Tios (the Acropolis, the lower city and coin finds). Its place in ancient geography/cartography is considered before moving on to the indigenous inhabitants of the surrounding area, the immediate and greater region, then the Turkish Black Sea region, and outwards to the western, northern and eastern shores of the Black Sea. READ MORE

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Gematon: Living and Dying in a Kushite Town on the Nile, Volume I

ed. Derek A. Welsby

The first of a set of three volumes publishing the excavations at the site of Kawa, Northern Dongola Reach, between 1997 and 2018 by the Sudan Archaeological Research Society. Volume I contains a detailed study of the excavations carried out in Areas A, B, C, and F, as well as the temenos gateway, Building Z1 and the Kushite cemetery R18. READ MORE

Hardback: £95.00 | Open Access

Gematon: Living and Dying in a Kushite Town on the Nile, Volume III

Isabella Welsby Sjöström

This volume presents the pottery from Sudan Archaeological Research Society excavations at the site of Kawa, Northern Dongola Reach, between 1997 and 2018, fully illustrated with photographs and line drawings. It presents a comprehensive catalogue of the pottery found across the site, focusing on the forms, decoration, marks and fabric. READ MORE

Hardback: £80.00 | Open Access

Compulsion and Control in Ancient Egypt

ed. Alexandre Loktionov

How did the Ancient Egyptians maintain control of their state? Topics include the controlling function of temples and theology, state borders, scribal administration, visual representation, patronage, and the Egyptian language itself, with reference to all periods of Egyptian history, from the Old Kingdom to Coptic times. READ MORE

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How Pharaohs Became Media Stars: Ancient Egypt and Popular Culture

ed. Abraham I. Fernández Pichel

New media and its enormous diffusion in the last decades of the 20th century and up to the present has greatly increased and diversified the reception of Egyptian themes and motifs and Egyptian influence in various cultural spheres. This book seeks to provide new evidence of this interdisciplinarity between Egyptology and popular culture. READ MORE

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Metalworkers and their Tools: Symbolism, Function, and Technology in the Bronze and Iron Ages

ed. Linda Boutoille et al.

12 papers by 22 authors from the “Metools” symposium (Queens University, Belfast, 2016), aim to shine a spotlight on the tools of the metalworker and to follow their evolution from the beginning of the Bronze Age through to the Iron Age, as well as the place held by metalworking and its artisans in the economic and social landscape of the period. READ MORE

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Un insediamento di età romana dimenticato nel tempo

ed. Paolo Visonà

This volume examines archaeological evidence from the environs of Tezze di Arzignano, a village to the south of Trissino (Italy), where the presence of a Roman settlement was reported as early as 1793, and from the wider area of the Agno-Guà River Valley, located to the northwest of Vicenza. READ MORE

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A Comprehensive Survey of Rock Art in Upper Tibet: Volume II

John Vincent Bellezza

Focusing on the central and western parts of the region, this is the second of five volumes that comprehensively document rock art in Upper Tibet. It examines a panoply of graphic evidence found on stone surfaces, supplying an unprecedented view of the long-term development of culture and religion on a large swathe of the Tibetan Plateau. READ MORE

Paperback: £110.00 | Open Access

The Winchester Mint and Coins and Related Finds from the Excavations of 1961–71

ed. Martin Biddle et al.

This volume records and illustrates the minting of silver pennies in Winchester between the reigns of Alfred the Great and Henry III. Five and a half thousand survive in museums and collections all over the world. Sought out and photographed (some 3200 coins in 6400 images detailing both sides), they have been minutely catalogued for this volume. READ MORE

Hardback: £115.00 | Open Access

Slingers and Sling Bullets in the Roman Civil Wars of the Late Republic, 90-31 BC

Lawrence Keppie

Slingers were an element in the Roman army over many centuries, their activities frequently reported in literary accounts of the Late Republic. Despite an ever-expanding body of ancient evidence, some books on the Roman army scarcely mention slingers. This monograph seeks to redress the balance and draws attention to their role and effectiveness. READ MORE

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A Tale of Two Collectors: The Lithic Collections of Geoffrey Taylor and David Heys (with particular reference to the county of Yorkshire)

Keith Boughey et al.

Geoffrey Taylor and David Heys, over a 25 year period, amassed a huge amount of prehistoric material in flint, jet, stone, glass and metal, gathered mostly off the North York Moors. The present book aims to introduce the collections to the archaeological world and to give the reader a clear impression of their contents. READ MORE

Paperback: £29.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Roman Lower Danube Frontier

ed. Emily Hanscam et al.

Over the past few decades, there has been a significant amount of research on the Roman Lower Danube frontier by international teams focusing on individual forts or broader landscape survey work; collectively, this volume represents the best of this collaboration with the aim of elevating the Lower Danube within broader Roman frontier scholarship. READ MORE

Paperback: £32.00 | Open Access

Prehistoric Flint Mines in Europe

ed. Françoise Bostyn et al.

This volume offers a review of major flint mines dating from the Neolithic to the Bronze Age. The 18 articles were contributed by archaeologists from Belgium, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain and Sweden, using the same framework to propose a uniform view of the mining phenomenon. READ MORE

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Representations of Writing Materials on Roman Funerary Monuments

ed. Tibor Grüll

Ancient funerary reliefs are full of representations of writing materials and instruments, the interpretation of which can help us better understand the phenomenon of ancient literacy. The eight studies in this volume enrich our knowledge of Roman writing with many new aspects and detailed observations. READ MORE

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Gabii through its Artefacts

ed. Laura M. Banducci et al.

This book brings together 15 papers on objects from the excavations of the town of Gabii undertaken since 2007. Objects ranging from the pre-Roman to Imperial periods are examined using a mix of approaches, making an effort to be sensitive to excavation context and formation processes. READ MORE

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Dimore della Cirenaica: Abitare a Cirene e a Tolemaide durante l’età imperiale

Eleonora Gasparini

This book analyses urban housing in Cyrenaica (East Libya), with a specific focus on the cities of Cyrene and Ptolemais, from the early through to the late Roman imperial period. It represents a corpus of evidence that will be a starting point for any future research on these topics. READ MORE

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Portus, investigaciones geoarqueológicas en el muelle este-oeste

ed. Javier Bermejo Meléndez et al.

This volume collects the scientific results of the geoarchaeological project on the east-west pier of Portus (Rome). Since 2017, various excavation and study campaigns have focused their efforts on the pier via an inter- and multidisciplinary methodology involving archaeologists, geologists, palaeobotanists and palaeontologists. READ MORE

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Bâtisseurs de mégalithes

Florian Cousseau

This book aims to develop and test a new methodology for Prehistory to enhance architectural analysis. Test results highlight the architectural biography of Neolithic tumuli in western France and the technology used in their construction, and demonstrate that architectural modifications occurred throughout the Neolithic period. READ MORE

Paperback: £42.00 | Open Access

Qalhat, a Medieval Port City of Oman

Axelle Rougeulle

Although it is one of the main archaeological sites in Oman, the medieval port of Qalhat, near Sur in Ash-Sharqiyah Governorate, has long remained poorly documented. The extensive research initiated in 2008 by the Ministry of Heritage and Tourism shed striking light on the history of this famous harbour city. READ MORE

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Anglo-Saxon Studies in Archaeology and History 23

ed. Helena Hamerow

Volume 23 of Anglo-Saxon Studies in Archaeology and History (ASSAH), a series concerned with the archaeology and history of England and its neighbours during the Anglo-Saxon period (circa AD 400-1100).

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Bronze Age barrow and pit alignments at Upton Park, south of Weedon Road, Northampton

Yvonne Wolframm-Murray et al.

Archaeological work on land at Upton Park south of Weedon Road, Northampton, uncovered, among other evidence, two Bronze Age/early Iron Age sinuous pit alignments. The extensive work and examination of the two pit alignments at Upton has allowed a typology of the variable areas of pits (and related ditches) to be postulated. READ MORE

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Arqueología computacional del territorio. Métodos y técnicas para estudiar decisiones humanas en paisajes pretéritos

Miguel Carrero-Pazos

This book aims to describe some of the current analytical approaches to model past cultural landscapes, their evolution, and relationship with the human societies that inhabited them. To this end, the use of Geographic Information Systems and spatial statistics is proposed, using territorial and landscape archaeology as a theoretical framework. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | Open Access

The Reuse of Tombs in Eastern Arabia

Stephanie Döpper

This book investigate reuse of tombs in Eastern Arabia from the beginning of the Early Bronze Age until the end of the Sasanian period in order to understand the underlying purposes and social context of this practice. READ MORE

Hardback: £60.00 | Open Access

La Villa imperiale di Punta Eolo: Rivestimenti pavimentali e parietali del settore residenziale

Mariette de Vos Raaijmakers et al.

The Roman villa of Punta Eolo is a large ‘pavilion villa’ on the northern promontory of the island of Ventotene. A large number of fragmentary frescoes, stuccoes, pavement revetments and Campana reliefs were brought to light in the residential area of the Villa during the archaeological excavations by G.M. De Rossi in the years 1990-2005. READ MORE

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New Perspectives on the Harappan Culture in Light of Recent Excavations at Rakhigarhi: 2011–2017, Volume 1: Bioarchaeological Research on the Rakhigarhi Necropolis

ed. Vasant Shinde et al.

Rakhigarhi, situated in Hisar District, Haryana, India, is one of the largest metropolises of the Harappan Civilization found so far. After introducing the excavations that took place 2011-2017 and setting out the objectives of the project, this book focuses on the uncovered cemetery, with detailed analysis and inventories of the burials. READ MORE

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Bronze Age, Iron Age, Roman and Saxon settlements along the route of the A43 Corby Link Road, Northamptonshire

Stephen Morris et al.

This volume reports the results of intermittent archaeological mitigation works for the A43 Corby Link Road, Northamptonshire, undertaken by MOLA (Museum of London Archaeology) between June 2012 to October 2013. Evidence was uncovered relating to Bronze Age, Iron Age, Roman and Saxon settlements. READ MORE

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Le gai sçavoir: Mélanges en hommage à Jean-Loïc Le Quellec

ed. Julien d'Huy et al.

These vibrant Mélanges celebrate the life and work of an exceptional scientist, Jean-Loïc Le Quellec. The book bears witness to the transdisciplinarity, rigour and benevolence that characterise this great scholar, and through diverse contributions explore themes dear to him: mythologies, folklore, cave arts, cultural heritage, and more. READ MORE

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Processions: Studies of Bronze Age Ritual and Ceremony presented to Robert B. Koehl

ed. Judith Weingarten et al.

Robert Koehl has long considered processions to have played an integral role in Aegean Bronze Age societies. Papers concentrate mainly on evidence from Crete, the Cyclades and the Greek mainland, with additional perspectives from abroad, these geographic divisions forming the basic outline of this volume. READ MORE

Paperback: £59.00 | eBook: £16.00

Argiles : De la physique du matériau à l’expérimentation

ed. Xavier Faivre

This volume brings together the proceedings of four study days of the ‘Clay’ Collective Program (2018-2020) on the theme of ‘studying materiality’. The study of this polymorphic material has focused on four complementary areas: physical properties, construction, artefacts and texts relating to clay. READ MORE

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Frontiers of the Roman Empire: Hadrian's Wall

David J. Breeze

This highly illustrated book offers an accessible summary of Hadrian’s Wall, and an overview of the wider context of the Roman frontiers. READ MORE

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Frontiers of the Roman Empire: The Hinterland of Hadrian̕s Wall

David J. Breeze

In this important and beautifully illustrated book, David Breeze elucidates the context of the most famous frontier, Hadrian’s Wall. The zone to north and south of the Wall was a heavily militarised landscape of roads, bridges, forts, fortlets and towers, but also the towns, settlements and supply infrastructure on which the army depended. READ MORE

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Frontiers of the Roman Empire: The Danube Limes in Austria

David J. Breeze et al.

Austria is particularly fortunate in the survival along the Danube of the remains of many Roman military installations. These include forts and towers, some parts surviving up to two stories high. They are a most remarkable survival and deserve to be better known and more visited. READ MORE

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Contact, Circulation, Exchange

ed. Éva David et al.

10 articles focus on worked hard materials of animal origin (shell, tusk, bone, antler) ranging chronologically from the Upper Palaeolithic to the Middle Ages. The authors have varied academic backgrounds that enhance the archaeological analyses carried out, often at first hand, on numerous collections from the Old and New Worlds. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | Open Access

Do I Really Want to Be an Archaeologist?

Karen D. Vitelli

An edited collection of letters that Karen D. Vitelli wrote from pre-EU Greece and Turkey to family during her later years of graduate school and early field work (at Franchthi Cave, Gordion, and a training session at Corinth) through to the completion of writing her dissertation in Athens during a coup (1968-1974). READ MORE

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En Tierras de Hércules. Torregorda - Camposoto - Sancti Petri: Una Revisión del Patrimonio

Carlos Bruquetas-Galán

This book explores the history and archaeological heritage of the southwest coast of the Isla Gaditana – the territory where the Temple of Hercules and the Idol of Cádiz are said to have stood for more than twelve centuries: Torregorda, Camposoto and Sancti Petri. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | Open Access

Dogs, Past and Present

ed. Ivana Fiore et al.

This volume gathers contributions from scholars from a variety of disciplines to provide a comprehensive assessment of the importance of dogs through history. There is a focus on the necessity of an ‘interdisciplinary perspective’ to fully understand the fundamental role that dogs have played in our past. READ MORE

Paperback: £70.00 | Open Access

LRCW 6: Late Roman Coarse Wares, Cooking Wares and Amphorae in the Mediterranean: Archaeology and Archaeometry

ed. Valentina Caminneci et al.

This volume presents almost 100 papers deriving from the 6th International Conference on Late Roman Coarse Wares, Cooking Wares and Amphorae in the Mediterranean. Themes comprise sea and land routes, workshops and production centres, and regional contexts (western Mediterranean, eastern Mediterranean, Sicily and the Mediterranean islands). READ MORE

Paperback: £120.00 | eBook: £16.00

A Comprehensive Survey of Rock Art in Upper Tibet: Volume I

John Vincent Bellezza

Focusing on the eastern part of the region, this is the first in a series of five volumes that comprehensively document rock art in Upper Tibet. It examines a panoply of graphic evidence found on stone surfaces, supplying an unprecedented view of the long-term development of culture and religion on a large swathe of the Tibetan Plateau. READ MORE

Paperback: £95.00 | Open Access

Metal Ages / Âges des métaux

ed. Dirk Brandherm

Eight papers, ranging from the Chalcolithic in Northwest Africa and Iberia to the Iron Age in Central Europe, shed light on issues as diverse as the principles of chronology building, the role of alleged ‘defensive’ enclosures, pottery studies, use-wear analysis of Iron Age weaponry and the Hallstatt/La Tène transition in the eastern Alps. READ MORE

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Normative, Atypical or Deviant? Interpreting Prehistoric and Protohistoric Child Burial Practices

ed. Eileen Murphy et al.

This volume explores the response of the living when dealing with the death of a child. Papers focus on juvenile burial practices in Europe and the Near East during recent prehistory and protohistory. The interpretation of normative, atypical or deviant is interrogated based on the context of the burials and the intentionality of the practice. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | Open Access

Historiographie des préhistoriens et paléontologues d’Afrique du Nord

ed. Djillali Hadjouis et al.

This volume traces the scientific work of some thirty prehistorians, geologists and paleontologists from the end of the 19th and 20th centuries in territories (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Sahara) where prehistoric and protohistoric discoveries were numerous and fruitful. READ MORE

Paperback: £40.00 | Open Access

Revealing Trimontium

ed. Donald Gordon et al.

The Roman fort of Trimontium is renowned internationally thanks to the work of James Curle (1862–1944) who led the excavations of 1905–1910. This volume brings together key sets of his correspondence which cast fresh light on the intellectual networks of the early 20th century, when professional archaeology was still in its infancy. READ MORE

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Non-Intrusive Methodologies for Large Area Urban Research

ed. Ian Haynes et al.

Papers address a major challenge in archaeology: non-intrusive research in pursuit of a deeper understanding of urban areas can be richly informative and cost-effective. Geophysical surveys, UAVs, exposed historic structures and the exhaustive examination of archival records can all play a vital role and their implementation is considered here. READ MORE

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Études Mésopotamiennes – Mesopotamian Studies N°3 – 2023

ed. Philippe Clancier et al.

Colleagues, students and friends of Francis Joannès pay tribute in articles exploring the Achaemenid and Greco-Macedonian empires through cuneiform sources, as well as other topics reflecting his extensive and varied career. READ MORE

Paperback: £85.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Significance of Doorway Positions in English Medieval Parochial Churches and Chapels

Geoffrey Sedlezky

This book analyses the positions of external church doorways in England to investigate the significance that positioning had for the function and design of these buildings. The author proposes a link between the design and function of parochial churches and chapels with the number and attributes of their doorways. READ MORE

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Berkeley Castle Tales

ed. Stuart J. Prior et al.

Presents results of 15-year-long excavations and landscape research at Berkeley Castle. Combining archaeological results with information from the castle's 20,000 historical documents, the project adds greatly to our understanding of the changes that accompanied the arrival of the Normans, with the erection of a castle on the former minster site. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | Open Access

On the Shoulders of Prometheus: International Collaboration and the Archaeology of Georgia

ed. Emanuele E. Intagliata et al.

Chapters in this volume, with contributions from a a wide range of multidisciplinary specialists, demonstrates the diversity and vibrancy of international research collaboration in the archaeology of Georgia and underlines the enormous potential of the country’s archaeological resource. READ MORE

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Greek Religion in Tauric Chersonesos

Tetiana Shevchenko

Tauric Chersonesos was one of the prominent ancient Greek centres on the north coast of the Black Sea. This comprehensive study of the cults of the gods of the Chersonesan polis, firmly based on the available sources, sheds new light on the religious life of this ancient Greek centre at various stages in its development. READ MORE

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TRADE: Transformations of Adriatic Europe (2nd–9th Centuries AD)

ed. Igor Borzić et al.

Spanning the period between the 2nd and 9th centuries, this volume collects 45 papers dealing with the Adriatic area that aim to create a new dataset for the historical reconstruction of processes related to forms of settlement, aspects of production, and trade and the movement of pottery and other craft products between its two coasts. READ MORE

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Suburbia and Rural Landscapes in Medieval Sicily

ed. Angelo Castrorao Barba et al.

Presents the results of the main ongoing archaeological and historical research focusing on medieval suburbia and rural sites in Sicily. The volume is divided into thematic areas: Urbanscapes, suburbia, hinterlands; Inland and mountainous landscapes; Changes in rural settlement patterns; and Defence and control of the territory. READ MORE

Paperback: £50.00 | Open Access

The Rural Hinterland of Antipatris from the Hellenistic to the Byzantine Periods

Amit Shadman

This book presents the results of extensive excavations conducted in the rural region south and east of the modern city of Rosh Ha’Ayin. The archaeological and historical data that are analysed span a period of over 1000 years. READ MORE

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Growing Up in the Cis-Baikal Region of Siberia, Russia

Victoria van der Haas

This volume analyses the dietary life histories of prehistoric hunter-gatherers from six cemeteries in the Lake Baikal region of Siberia, Russia. The overarching goal was to better understand how they lived by examining what they ate, how they utilized the landscape, and how this changed over time.

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Homines, Funera, Astra 3-4: The Multiple Faces of Death and Burial

ed. Raluca Kogălniceanu et al.

Papers focus on two central topics regarding past funerary behaviour in Central and South-Eastern Europe: cremation, and cause and time of death. Six studies relate to prehistory, from the Neolithic to Iron Age. Three more papers focus on the Roman Age and the other four are dedicated to the Medieval period. READ MORE

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Religion and Cult in the Dodecanese during the First Millennium BC

ed. Manolis I. Stefanakis et al.

This volume publishes the proceedings of the conference of the same name, held in Rhodes in October 2018. Contributions draw on archaeological and literary sources to explore both the development and continuity of cults in the Dodecanese, from the Early Iron Age through to the 1st century BC. READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00 | Open Access

Imperial Horizons of the Silk Roads

ed. Branka Franicevic et al.

This volume centres on how the exchange routes transformed the frontier regions of the Silk Road. In doing so, it utilises a range of methods to reach an archaeological interpretation of the factors that linked people with the environment; movements, settlements, and beliefs. READ MORE

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Claves para la definición de un paisaje cultural

ed. Desiderio Vaquerizo-Gil et al.

The Guadalquivir River has been a feature of the identities of the communities settled around it throughout history. This book aims to reflect on contemporary threats to the sustainability of the region's complex cultural landscapes from multiple perspectives, including archaeology, the natural environment, didactics, new technologies and tourism. READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00 | Open Access

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 | eBook: £16.00

Mirrors of Salt: Proceedings of the First International Congress on the Anthropology of Salt

ed. Marius Alexianu et al.

The study of salt from an anthropological perspective provides a holistic view of its role in the evolution of human communities. Studies from around the world, ranging from prehistory to modern times, are here organized into 6 sections: theory, archaeology, history, ethnography/ ethnoarchaeology/ethnohistory, linguistics, and literature. READ MORE

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La provincia dell’Arpione Occidentale nei testi egiziani: ricerche storiche, geografiche e religiose dalle origini all’Epoca Romana

Elena Tiribilli

This is the first monograph devoted to a comprehensive study of the Western Harpoon province – the seventh nome of Lower Egypt – located in the north-western Delta. The book and aims to reconstruct its history and religious geography through textual sources, from its origins to the end of the Roman era. READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00 | eBook: £16.00

Europa Postmediaevalis 2022

ed. Gabriela Blažková et al.

26 contributions divided into five thematic sections consider post-medieval pottery from the perspectives of local, regional and long-distance trade. Papers show the importance of connections and networking and provide an opportunity to compare concrete find situations across Europe – in both coastal as well as landlocked states. READ MORE

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Les représentations de Mars Ultor sur les pierres gravées

Thibault Girard

Gems representing the Mars Ultor type were produced between the 1st and 4th centuries. Scattered around the world, the 240-odd engraved stones gathered here attest to the longevity and impact of the Augustan image in Roman iconography and allow us to follow the variations in meaning of the motif. READ MORE

Paperback: £34.00 | eBook: £16.00

Western Mesoamerican Calendars and Writing Systems

ed. Mikkel Bøg Clemmensen et al.

Mesoamerica is one of the few places to witness the independent invention of writing. Bringing together new research, papers discuss the writing systems of Teotihuacan, Mixteca Baja, the Epiclassic period and Aztec writing of the Postclassic. These writing systems represent more than a millennium of written records and literacy in Mesoamerica. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | Open Access

Between Roman Culture and Local Tradition

Barbara Zając

Offering a detailed analysis of the Roman provincial coinage of Bithynia and Pontus during the reign of Trajan (98-117), this book characterises individual mints, the rhythm of monetary production, iconography and legends, and considers the attribution and dating of individual issues. READ MORE

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Personal Religion in Domestic Contexts during the New Kingdom

Iria Souto Castro

This study has three main themes: the definition of personal religion and religious domestic practices from a theoretical perspective; the description and analysis of the main archaeological and anthropological evidence; and, on that basis, the study of the impact of the Amarna period in the development of personal religion during the New Kingdom. READ MORE

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Fires in GunaiKurnai Country

ed. Jessie Buettel et al.

Anthropogenic climate change is becoming a reality, and in Australia this means longer , more intense wildfire seasons over a wider area. The GunaiKurnai people saw much of their Country decimated during ‘Black Summer’ (2019/2020), prompting questions about both the management of Country and its heritage resources moving forward. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | Open Access

Thrace through the Ages

ed. Zeynep Koçel Erdem et al.

This volume draws attention to the importance of pottery evidence in evaluating archaeological material from Thrace. The volume considers the informative value of pottery in tracing cultural and political phases, by providing us with important data about production centres, commercial relations, daily life, religious rituals and burial customs. READ MORE

Paperback: £60.00 | eBook: £16.00

Archaeology by the Fourth Nile Cataract: Survey and Excavations on the left bank of the river and on the islands between Amri and Kirbekan, Volume I

Derek A. Welsby

The first in a series of volumes publishing results of surveys and excavations in the region of the Fourth Cataract, chapters focus on the palaeoenvironment in the concession area between Amri and Kirbekan, on the flora and toponyms, and on the folklore, agricultural practices, architecture and the lifestyles of the Manasir and Shaqiya inhabitants. READ MORE

Hardback: £65.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Human Brain in Ancient Egypt

Sofia Aziz

This volume provides a medical and historical re-evaluation of the function and importance of the human brain in ancient Egypt. The study evaluates whether treatment of the brain during anthropogenic mummification was linked to medical concepts of the brain. READ MORE

Paperback: £20.00 | eBook: £9.99

‘To Aleppo gone …’: Essays in honour of Jonathan N. Tubb

ed. Irving Finkel et al.

A festschrift in honour of Jonathan Tubb, former Levant curator and Keeper of the Department of the Middle East at the British Museum. 44 contributions reflect Jonathan’s career and professional interests with a focus on the Jordan Valley and southern Levant, but also north Syria, Mesopotamia, and the protection of endangered cultural heritage. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Assyrian Rock Relief at Yaǧmur (Evrihan) in the Tur Abdin

Bülent Genç et al.

This study publishes a newly discovered rock relief in the Mazıdağı Plain, at the western end of the Tur Abdin in southeastern Turkey. The preserved remains include an image of an Assyrian king, divine symbols and traces of three panels of cuneiform inscription. READ MORE

Paperback: £20.00 | eBook: £9.99

Well Met! Friends and Travelling Companions of Rev. Thomas Bowles

David Kennedy

This volume follows Rev. Thomas Bowles on his travels from Sri Lanka to Egypt and the Levant. His travel journals record the places seen and the often harsh travel conditions. Bowles' notes are amplified by chapters offering additional context and biographies for the broad cross-section of fascinating people encountered along the way.

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Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

Sans sépulture: Modalités et enjeux de la privation de funérailles de la Préhistoire à nos jours

Aurore Schmitt et al.

This volume gathers contributions from archaeologists, anthropologists and historians to present a rich interdisciplinary and diachronic reflection on the diversity of motivations that lead to the intentional deprivation of funerals. READ MORE

Paperback: £29.00 | Open Access

‘To See a World in a Grain of Sand’: Glass from Nubia and the Ancient Mediterranean

Juliet V. Spedding

Using modern scientific methods, this book examines glass beads and vessel fragments dating from the Meroitic and Early Nobadia periods, providing a new assessment of glass from Nubia. Results reveal interrelationships between trade, technological understanding, and manufacturing choices across the cultures of Sudan, Egypt and the Mediterranean. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | eBook: £16.00

Picturing Royal Charisma: Kings and Rulers in the Near East from 3000 BCE to 1700 CE

ed. Arlette David et al.

This book assesses how Middle Eastern leaders manipulated visuals to advance their rule from around 4500 BC to the 19th century AD. In nine fascinating narratives, it showcases the dynamics of long-lasting Middle Eastern traditions, dealing with the visualization of those who stood at the head of the social order. READ MORE

Paperback: £32.00 | Open Access

Roman Funerary Rituals in Mutina (Modena, Italy)

Federica Maria Riso

This study presents the results of a research project undertaken in collaboration with the University of Huddersfield. The project sought to identify and reconstruct the funerary space and rituals of the necropolis in Mutina (now Modena) in the period between the first century BC and second century AD. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | eBook: £16.00

Mortuary differentiation and social structure in the Middle Helladic Argolid, 2000-1500 B.C.

Eleni Milka

In this volume the archaeological, anthropological and radiocarbon data from selected sites of the Middle Helladic period are integrated to determine if there was variation between individual burials, groupings and cemeteries and to reconstruct change through time. This work was done for selective Argive sites, namely Lerna, Asine and Aspis. READ MORE

Paperback: £65.00 | eBook: £16.00

Perchement et Réalités Fortifiées en Méditerranée et en Europe, Vème-Xème Siècles

ed. Philippe Pergola et al.

The result of an international congress (Roquebrune-sur-Argens, October 2019) about the fortified hilltop settlements of Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages, papers present both brand new data and syntheses on wide contexts throughout the European continent, the Mediterranean basin and beyond. READ MORE

Paperback: £70.00 | eBook: £16.00

Mesopotamia, Syria and Transjordan in the Archibald Creswell Photograph Collection of the Biblioteca Berenson

Stefano Anastasio

Keppel Archibald Cameron Creswell (1879-1974) developed an early interest in Islamic architecture, considering photography as an essential tool for recording architectural artefacts. This volume presents the photographs that concern Mesopotamia, Syria and Jordan, kept today at the Biblioteca Berenson in Florence. READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Excavations at Khirbet el-Maqatir: 1995–2001 and 2009–2016

ed. Scott Stripling et al.

Khirbet el-Maqatir lies 16 km north of Jerusalem. The Associates for Biblical Research excavated 14 summer seasons and 5 winter seasons between 1995 and 2016. Volume 2 reports on the remains of a Late Hellenistic/Early Roman village, and a Byzantine ecclesiastical complex. READ MORE

Hardback: £85.00 | Open Access

The Usage of Ochre at the Verge of Neolithisation from the Near East to the Carpathian Basin

Julia Kościuk-Załupka

This volume explores the cultural meaning of ochre among the societies of the Late Epipalaeolithic/Mesolithic and the Early Neolithic from the Levant to the Carpathian Basin. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

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 | eBook: £16.00

Gandhāran Art in Its Buddhist Context

ed. Wannaporn Rienjang et al.

This book considers Gandhāran art in relation to its religious contexts and meanings within ancient Buddhism. Addressing the responses of patrons and worshippers at the monasteries and shrines of Gandhāra, papers seek to understand more about why Gandhāran art was made and what its iconographical repertoire meant to ancient viewers. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | Open Access

Le peuplement paléolithique de Côte d’Or (Bourgogne, France) dans son contexte regional

ed. François Djindjian

The Côte d'Or in Upper Burgundy is a zone of passage between basins more than an area of permanent settlement, except in the most temperate periods of early prehistory. The Boccard cave, which has the most complete stratigraphic sequence in the region, is here the subject of a previously unpublished detailed monograph. READ MORE

Paperback: £26.00 | eBook: £16.00

Soldados, Armas y Batallas en los grafitos históricos

ed. L. Alberto Polo Romero et al.

Papers consider various sets of historical military-themed graffiti (representations of battles, armaments, infrastructure, warriors and soldiers, slogans or proclamations, etc.), all of them drawings and/or messages engraved in spaces linked to defence culture (the walls of castles, barracks, sentry boxes, prisons or bunkers, among others). READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | eBook: £16.00

Persistent Pastoralism: Monuments and Settlements in the Archaeology of Dhofar

Joy McCorriston

A summary of archaeological work along the Dhofar plateau and its backslope into the Nejd of Southern Oman, this book documents survey and excavation of small-scale stone monuments and pastoral settlements. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

Bronze Age Barrow and Anglo-Saxon Cemetery: Archaeological Excavations on Land Adjacent to Upthorpe Road, Stanton Suffolk

Chris Chinnock

Archaeological investigations by MOLA on land adjacent to Upthorpe Road, Stanton (2013-2014), revealed the remains of a prehistoric round barrow and a cemetery containing the remains of 67 inhumations with associated grave goods. This book provides detailed analysis of the archaeological features, skeletal assemblage and other artefacts. READ MORE

Paperback: £48.00 | eBook: £16.00

Systemizing the Past

ed. Yervand Grekyan et al.

Dedicated to Pavel Avetisyan, a leading modern Armenian archaeologist with wide international recognition, 36 contributions take the reader to the fascinating world of Caucasian archaeology. The volume demonstrates the essential role of the region in shaping the prehistoric cultural landscape of the Ancient Near East. READ MORE

Paperback: £80.00 | eBook: £16.00

La cerámica ibérica gris: ensayo de tipología

David Rodríguez González

This study intends to expose the typological and the technological characteristics of Iberian grey ware, its functionality and even its origin and symbolism for the people who made it. READ MORE

Paperback: £48.00 | eBook: £16.00

Villas, Sanctuaries and Settlement in the Romano-British Countryside

ed. Martin Henig et al.

This volume brings together a range of papers on buildings that have been categorised as ‘villas’, mainly in Roman Britain, from the Isle of Wight to Shropshire. It comprises the first such survey for almost half a century. READ MORE

Paperback: £58.00 | eBook: £16.00

Lo scavo a Parma sotto Palazzo Sanvitale

ed. Mirella Marini Calvani

A report on excavations conducted at Palazzo Sanvitale, Parma (Italy) during 1983-7 and 2008-10, under the auspices of the Soprintendenza per i Beni Archeologici dell’Emilia Romagna at the request of the Palazzo’s owner, at that time the Banca del Monte di Parma. READ MORE

Paperback: £40.00 | eBook: £16.00

Shaping Regionality in Socio-Economic Systems: Late Hellenistic - Late Roman Ceramic Production, Circulation, and Consumption in Boeotia, Central Greece (c. 150 BC–AD 700)

Dean Peeters

This book sheds some necessary light on local economies from the (late) Hellenistic to the Late Roman period. The concepts of regions and regionality are employed to explore the complexity of ancient economies and (ceramic) variability and change in Boeotia (Central Greece), largely on the basis of the survey data generated by the Boeotia Project. READ MORE

Paperback: £60.00 | eBook: £16.00

Paradise Lost: The Phenomenon of the Kura-Araxes Tradition along the Fertile Crescent

ed. Aram Kosyan et al.

This special issue of ARAMAZD presents a collection of papers dedicated to Ruben S. Badalyan, a leading specialist in prehistoric archaeology of the Caucasus region.

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Paperback: £80.00 | eBook: £20.00

Boom and Bust in Bronze Age Britain: The Great Orme Copper Mine and European Trade

R. Alan Williams

The Great Orme copper mine in North Wales is one of the largest surviving Bronze Age mines in Europe. This book presents new interdisciplinary research to reveal a copper mine of European importance, dominating Britain’s copper supply from c. 1600-1400 BC, with some metal reaching mainland Europe - from Brittany to as far as the Baltic. READ MORE

Paperback: £60.00 | eBook: £16.00

Études Mésopotamiennes – Mesopotamian Studies: N°2 – 2022

ed. Lionel Marti et al.

EMMS 2 is in two parts: Part 1 offers proceedings of a colloquium exploring the crisis of State and Monarchy between the 13th-10th centuries in northern Mesopotamia and Syria. The second part is dedicated to archaeological and textual studies from three archaeological sites that are currently being excavated in Iraqi Kurdistan. READ MORE

Paperback: £85.00 | eBook: £16.00

Change and Transition on Crete: Interpreting the Evidence from the Hellenistic through to the Early Byzantine Period

ed. Jane Francis et al.

The theme of this volume, presented in honour of G.W.M. Harrison, whose academic contributions have enriched our perspective of Roman Crete, is change and transition, a topic that challenges some of the earlier approaches to Hellenistic and Roman Crete, and which presents a different perspective on historical events and archaeological evidence. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Roman Frontier with Persia in North-Eastern Mesopotamia

Anthony Comfort

This volume investigates the Roman city of Singara and the fortifications and roads in the surrounding area. The Rome / Persia frontier has been little studied, in part because of the difficulty of access for scholars, but was of great importance because it separated the two major civilisations of the early first millennium CE. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | eBook: £16.00

Conexiones Culturales y Patrimonio Prehistórico

Juan Manuel Garrido Anguita

Paying homage to José C. Martín de la Cruz, this volume considers Bronze Age intercultural connections in the Mediterranean area, investigates the first settlements and early food producing societies, examines our remote past and its natural environment, and closes with multidisciplinary prehistoric studies from a range of scientific fields. READ MORE

Paperback: £50.00 | Open Access

The Palaeolithic of Northeast Asia

Vitaly A. Kashin et al.

This volume combines details of discoveries of Palaeolithic sites in a vast region of Northeast Asia (covering mostly the northeastern part of modern Russia), and meticulous analysis of hypotheses, ideas, and concepts related to the Northeast Asian Palaeolithic. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | eBook: £16.00

Australasian Egyptology Conference 4

ed. Colin A. Hope et al.

Papers from the Fourth Australasian Egyptology Conference held at Monash University in 2016 and dedicated to Gillian E. Bowen who retired from Monash that year. The contributions include several on Egypt’s Western Desert where Monash has been engaged in fieldwork for many years in the the Dakhleh Oasis. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | eBook: £16.00

Landscape Archaeology in the Near East

ed. Bülent Arıkan et al.

Collected papers from the 3rd symposium of the the Society for Near Eastern Landscape Archaeology. Ranging from the Palaeolithic to the classical Near East, papers consider settlement and movement for trade with an overarching theme around the conservation of important archaeological landscapes and developing technology for the study of landscapes. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

Powerful Pictures: Rock Art Research Histories around the World

ed. Jamie Hampson et al.

Focusing on stunning paintings and engravings from around the world, 16 papers interrogate the driving forces behind global rock art research. Many of the motifs featured were created by indigenous hunter-gatherer groups; this book sheds new light on non-Western rituals and worldviews, many of which are threatened or on the point of extinction. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

Ancient Art and its Commerce in Early Twentieth-Century Europe

ed. Guido Petruccioli

John Marshall (1862-1928) was an antiquities expert hired by the Metropolitan Museum of New York. An attentive observer of the antiquities trade, Marshall's archive, photographs and annotations on more than 1000 objects, shines light on the secretive world of art dealing and how objects arrived at the largest museums of Europe and North America. READ MORE

Hardback: £59.00 | eBook: £16.00

D’une rive à l’autre: circulations et échanges entre la Maurétanie césarienne et le sud-est de l’Hispanie (Antiquité-Moyen-âge)

ed. Touatia Amraoui et al.

Algeria is largely open to the western Mediterranean, but links with its neighbouring regions are poorly understood. This book considers networks between Algeria and the south-east of the Iberian Peninsula, from pre-Roman times to the Middle Ages. Papers revolve around three themes: mobility; economic exchange; and cultural and knowledge transfer. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | Open Access

Gudenus Cave: The Earliest Humans of Austria

Robert G. Bednarik

Summarising 60 years of research by the author at the earliest human occupation site known in Austria (1962 to 2021), this book describes the strategies and methods of studying a Pleistocene cave site that had been regarded as fully excavated, and their long-term applications. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

Illicit Trafficking of Cultural Properties in Arab States

Anas Al Khabour

Offering an overview of the phenomenon of illicit trafficking of cultural properties, this book serves as a reference point for governments, enforcement agencies, international organizations, stakeholders, and civil societies. The geographic focus is the Arab World: the countries in the Middle East, Gulf of Arabia, Horn of Africa and North Africa. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | eBook: £16.00

Sasanian Archaeology: Settlements, Environment and Material Culture

ed. St John Simpson

This collection of essays offers an examination of the Sasanian empire based almost entirely on archaeological and scientific research, much presented here for the first time. The book is divided into three parts examining Sasanian sites, settlements and landscapes; their complex agricultural resources; and their crafts and industries. READ MORE

Paperback: £75.00 | eBook: £16.00

Obsidian Across the Americas

ed. Gary M. Feinman et al.

This volume draws attention to recent obsidian studies in the Americas and acts as a reference for archaeologists and scholars interested in material culture and exchange. Moreover, it provides a wide range of case studies in obsidian characterization, material application, and theoretical interpretations in the Americas. READ MORE

Hardback: £35.00 | Open Access

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

Il sito della Rocca di Oratino: dieci anni di ricerche

Valentina Copat

This volume presents excavation results pertaining to the final stages of occupation (late Subappennine period) of the Bronze Age site of Orantino-La Rocca (Campobasso), located in the upper Biferno river valley. These layers are marked by the presence of a series of cooking slabs and hearths, dedicated to food preparation and consumption. READ MORE

Paperback: £58.00 | eBook: £16.00

Two Cemeteries at Takhtidziri (Georgia)

ed. Iulon Gagoshidze et al.

This book publishes excavations at two cemeteries located near to the village of Takhtidziri in Shida Kartli, the central region of Georgia. The grave goods recovered are diverse and suggest that the kingdom of Kartli (Caucasian Iberia) was involved in international trade and economic relations in the Late Hellenistic and Early Roman period. READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00 | eBook: £16.00

Acropolis 625: The Endoios Athena

Patricia A. Marx

An interdisciplinary in-depth study of an important Archaic statue of Athena, carved in c. 525 BC. The author’s detailed examination reveals that, unlike earlier seated statues, it is an active figure – a fully armed image of Athena Polias as defender of the city-state. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00

Cities, Monuments and Objects in the Roman and Byzantine Levant

ed. Walid Atrash et al.

Chapters by leading archaeologists in Israel and the Levant explore themes and sites connected with cities and villages from the Hellenistic to early Islamic periods across the region. The result is a rich trove of up-to-date data and insights that will be a must read for scholars and students active in this part of the ancient Mediterranean world. READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00 | Open Access

Qidfa‘ 1: Excavation of a Late Prehistoric Tomb, Fujairah Emirate, United Arab Emirates

Walid Yasin Al Tikriti

This volume presents results from the rescue excavations of the Qidfa’ 1 site, a multi-period tomb (Wadi Suq-Late Bronze /Early Iron Age). The richness of the discoveries demonstrates the wealth and significance of the culture of the 2nd millennium BC in southeast Arabia. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | eBook: £16.00

1982 Uncovered: The Falklands War Mapping Project

ed. Timothy Clack et al.

War and its legacy are traumatic to individuals, communities, and landscapes. The impacts last long beyond the events themselves and shape lives and generations. Archaeology has a part to play in the recording of, and recovery from, such trauma. This volume delivers the first intensive archaeological survey of the battlefields of the Falklands War. READ MORE

Paperback: £29.99 | Open Access

From Hydrology to Hydroarchaeology in the Ancient Mediterranean

ed. Giovanni Polizzi et al.

This volume is devoted to the study of water management in ancient cities. It compares the approaches and methods adopted by researchers from different disciplinary sectors to identify the water conditions of past societies and to highlight the measures they have taken to adapt to their water resources. READ MORE

Paperback: £34.00 | Open Access

Les sociétés humaines face aux changements climatiques: Volume 2

ed. François Djindjian

Is climate change a factor whose impact on human societies can be witnessed through time, forcing them to adapt and find sustainable solutions? This book is the second of two volumes exploring human societies facing climate change in pre and protohistory. Volume 2 concerns protohistory, from the beginning of the Holocene to historical times. READ MORE

Paperback: £22.00 | Open Access

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 | eBook: £16.00

The Archaeological Excavations in the Castel Corno Caves (Isera, Trento, Italy)

Maurizio Battisti et al.

This book presents the results of two different excavation campaigns in a prehistoric archaeological site in a deep cave in Trentino Alto Adige (Castel Corno, Isera, Trento, Italy). The excavations uncovered a number of Early Bronze Age tombs deep in the cave and, outside, the remains of a settlement. READ MORE

Paperback: £32.00 | eBook: £16.00

Le gemme romane e post-antiche del Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Cagliari

Miriam Napolitano

This volume provides a catalogue raisonné of around 200 engraved gems from the Roman and post-antique periods currently or formerly preserved in the National Archaeological Museum of Cagliari (Sardinia, Italy). READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

Les sociétés humaines face aux changements climatiques: Volume 1

ed. François Djindjian

Is climate change a factor whose impact on human societies can be witnessed through time, forcing them to adapt and find sustainable solutions? This book is the first of two volumes exploring human societies facing climate change in pre and protohistory. Volume 1 concerns prehistory from the earliest humans to the end of the Pleistocene. READ MORE

Paperback: £22.00 | Open Access

Excavations at Chester. Roman Land Division and a Probable Villa in the Hinterland of Deva

Philip N. Wood et al.

Excavations carried out by Northern Archaeological Associates (NAA) at Saighton Camp – a former British Army training camp – located to the south of the Roman legionary fortress of Chester (Deva Victrix) revealed important and extensive Roman period remains. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | Open Access

The Route of the Franks

Cristina Corsi

A scientific study of the journey that Archbishop Sigeric of Canterbury undertook from the British Isles to Rome, focussing on the segment included in the territory of modern France. It not only reconstructs the route, but also offers an archaeological snapshot of the urban developments along the route at the twilight of the first millennium AD. READ MORE

Paperback: £36.00 | eBook: £16.00

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