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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

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

Historia Antigua en diálogo. Humanidades Digitales e innovaciones metodológicas

ed. Filipe N. Silva et al.

This volume discusses the implications of the adoption of new tools used in the humanities, specifically archaeology, epigraphy and ancient history, without ceasing to respect traditional scientific methods. READ MORE

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The Bell Beaker Culture in All Its Forms

ed. Claudine Abegg et al.

Proceedings of the 22nd meeting of the ‘Archéologie et Gobelets’ Association which took place in Geneva, Switzerland in January 2021. The book is structured in three parts: Archaeological Material, Funerary Archaeology and Anthropology, and Reconstructing Bell Beaker Society. READ MORE

Paperback: £52.00 | Open Access

Hyblaea: Studi di archeologia e topografia dell’altopiano ibleo

ed. Antonino Cannata et al.

A collection of ten papers focusing on the prehistoric, late-ancient and medieval-historical archaeological heritage of the Hyblaean area and in the south-eastern apex of Sicily, with particular attention to rupestrian archaeology. READ MORE

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Diversity in Archaeology

ed. Elifgül Doğan et al.

30 papers explore a wide range of topics such as women’s voices in archaeological discourse; researching race and ethnicity across time; use of diversified science methods in archaeology; critical ethnographic studies; diversity in the archaeology of death, heritage studies, and archaeology of ‘scapes’. READ MORE

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Aquatic Adaptations in Mesoamerica

Eduardo Williams

This book explores the subsistence strategies that ancient Mesoamericans implemented to survive and thrive in their environments. It discusses the natural settings, production sites, techniques, artifacts, cultural landscapes, traditional knowledge, and other features linked to human subsistence in aquatic environments. READ MORE

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Moving on from Ebla, I crossed the Euphrates: An Assyrian Day in Honour of Paolo Matthiae

ed. Davide Nadali et al.

Six articles by leading scholars on the culture of the Assyrian world pay homage to Paolo Matthiae, known internationally for the discovery of the site of ancient Ebla in Syria. The articles deal with different aspects of Assyrian culture, with innovative and sometimes unexpected points of view, including its reception in the modern world. READ MORE

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Archaeology on the Apulian – Lucanian Border

Alastair Small et al.

The broad valley of the Bradano river and its tributary, the Basentello, separates the Apennine mountains in Lucania from the limestone plateau of the Murge in Apulia in southeast Italy. This book aims to explain how the pattern of settlement and land use changed in the valley over the whole period from the Neolithic to the late medieval.

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Environment and Agriculture of Early Winchester

ed. Martin Biddle et al.

This wide-ranging study describes the natural environment of Winchester and its immediate surroundings from the late Iron Age to the early post-medieval period. Historical and archaeological evidence consider humanity's interactions with the environment, fashioning agricultural, gardening and horticultural regimes over a millennium and a half. READ MORE

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Paisajes, espacios y materialidades: Arqueología rural altomedieval en la península ibérica

ed. Sara Prata et al.

Rural landscapes are increasingly important when analysing the processes of change following the collapse of the Roman imperial structure. This volume presents contributions from key researchers in early medieval peasant archaeology in the north-western quadrant of the Peninsula, offering a multi-scale image of the main lines of ongoing research. READ MORE

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The Pax Assyriaca: The Historical Evolution of Civilisations and Archaeology of Empires

Benjamin Toro

This study of the evolutionary process of ancient civilisations stresses the complementarity between theoretical principles and the relevant historical and archaeological evidence. Taking its approach from World Systems Theory, it focuses on the origin, development and collapse of the first, ‘Near Eastern’, stage of the ‘Central Civilisation’. READ MORE

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The Neolithic Settlement of Aknashen (Ararat valley, Armenia)

ed. Ruben Badalyan et al.

This is the first monograph devoted to the Neolithic period in Armenia. The volume concerns the natural environment, material culture and subsistence economy of the populations of the first half of the 6th millennium BC, who established the first sedentary settlements in the alluvial plain of the Araxes river. READ MORE

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Arqueología y Téchne: Métodos formales, nuevos enfoques

ed. José Remesal Rodríguez et al.

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

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The Rise of Metallurgy in Eurasia

ed. Miljana Radivojević et al.

The Rise of Metallurgy in Eurasia is a landmark study in the evolution of early metallurgy in the Balkans. It demonstrates that far from being a rare and elite practice, the earliest metallurgy in the world was a common and communal craft activity.

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Journal of Hellenistic Pottery and Material Culture Volume 5 2020 / 2021

ed. Renate Rosenthal-Heginbottom et al.

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Spring Archaeology: Atti del Convegno, Siena, 15-17 maggio 2020

ed. Andrea Bellotti et al.

Proceedings of a 2020 symposium organised by students of the University of Siena (held online due to COVID-19). Papers consider many facets of archaeology in Italy, including the application of new technologies, the study of material culture, examples of public archaeology projects, advances in research and reflections on methodological problems. READ MORE

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Post-Roman and Medieval Drying Kilns

Robert Rickett et al.

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

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A Vanishing Landscape: Archaeological Investigations at Blakeney Eye, Norfolk

Naomi Field

This volume presents a report on the archaeological excavation of a small building on the Norfolk coast, locally known as 'Blakeney Chapel', in advance of expected coastal erosion at Blakeney Eye. The investigations produced evidence for multi-period occupation, with abandonments driven by the ever-changing climate. READ MORE

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Enemy – Stranger – Neighbour: The Image of the Other in Moche Culture

Janusz Z. Wołoszyn

'Enemy – Stranger – Neighbour: The Image of the Other in Moche Culture' is dedicated to artistic renderings of the Recuay people in Moche art, in all available and preserved media. This study offers an analysis of several dozen complex, painted and bas-relief scenes and several hundred mould-pressed, sculpted depictions of foreigners in Moche art. READ MORE

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Présence et influence assyriennes dans le royaume de Hamat

Adonice-Ackad Baaklini

This volume assesses the importance and nature of the Assyrian presence in the kingdom of Hamat (northwest Syria) to determine whether there is a link between Assyrian control and the impact it exerted on the territories with which it came into contact. READ MORE

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Current Research in Egyptology 2019

ed. Marta Arranz Cárcamo et al.

Presents proceedings from the 20th meeting of the prestigious international student Egyptology conference, held at the University of Alcalá, 2019. 15 papers address a wide range of topics including all periods of ancient Egyptian History and different aspects of its material culture, archaeology, history, society, religion and language. READ MORE

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Indigenous Heritage and Rock Art

ed. Carole Charette et al.

Prof. Daniel Arsenault, a leading exponent of Canadian Shield rock art, sadly passed away in 2016. This book contains 14 thought-provoking chapters dealing with Daniel’s first love—the archaeology of artistic endeavour. It provides the reader with new ideas about the interpretation and dating of rock art, ethnography, heritage and material culture. READ MORE

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Heritage in the Making: Dealing with the Legacies of Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany

ed. Flaminia Bartolini

The fifth volume of Ex Novo present selected papers from a workshop held at the University of Cambridge in December 2018. Papers contribute much to the debate on the shifting conditions of the reception of dictatorial regimes, and more specifically the fate of fascist material legacies from the aftermath of WWII to the present day. READ MORE

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EurASEAA14 Volume II: Material Culture and Heritage

Helen Lewis

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

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Bridge of Civilizations: The Near East and Europe c. 1100–1300

ed. Peter Edbury et al.

This volume considers the links and contrasts between Europe and the areas around the eastern Mediterranean that were visited and occupied by western crusaders and settlers in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, giving special attention to the evidence provided by archaeology and material culture, as well as historical sources. READ MORE

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Roman and Late Antique Wine Production in the Eastern Mediterranean

Emlyn K. Dodd

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

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Journal of Hellenistic Pottery and Material Culture Volume 4 2019

ed. Renate Rosenthal-Heginbottom et al.

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Imágenes, lengua y creencias en Lusitania romana

ed. Jorge Tomás García et al.

The papers in this volume consider the visual, linguistic and religious culture of the Roman province of Lusitania (modern Portugal (south of the Douro river) and part of western Spain). READ MORE

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Objects of the Past in the Past: Investigating the Significance of Earlier Artefacts in Later Contexts

ed. Matthew G. Knight et al.

How did past communities view, understand and communicate their pasts? And how can we, as archaeologists, understand this? This volume brings together a range of case studies in which objects of the past were encountered and reappropriated. READ MORE

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Country in the City: Agricultural Functions of Protohistoric Urban Settlements (Aegean and Western Mediterranean)

ed. Dominique Garcia et al.

This volume assembles contributions on the place of agricultural production in the context of the urbanization of Late Bronze and Early Iron Age Mediterranean, concentrating on the second-millennium Aegean and the protohistoric north-western Mediterranean. READ MORE

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The Secret Life of Memorials: Through the Memory Lens of the Australian South Sea Islanders

Julie Mitchell

Focussing on the Australian South Sea Islander minority community this volume employs a variety of theoretical arguments in order to contribute a new method for comprehending the many interleaving aspects of memory spaces, and should be of interest to heritage professionals, local councils and governing bodies, and members of the general public. READ MORE

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Europa Postmediaevalis 2018

ed. Gabriela Blažková et al.

This anthology is a collection of works from the Europa Postmediaevalis conference held in Prague in the spring of 2018. As the name of the conference suggests, the subject of interest is the Early Modern period (15th to 18th century) and the manner in which this relatively young discipline in the field of archaeology is approached in Europe. READ MORE

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Early Farming in Dalmatia

Andrew Moore et al.

This book investigates the expansion of farming from its centre of origin in western Asia through the Mediterranean into southern Europe. Focussing on Dalmatia, it addresses several key questions, including when and how farming reached the area, what was the nature of this new economy, and what was its impact on the local environment. READ MORE

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Hellenistic Alexandria: Celebrating 24 Centuries – Papers presented at the conference held on December 13–15 2017 at Acropolis Museum, Athens

ed. Christos S. Zerefos et al.

This proceedings volume includes high-level dialogues and philosophical discussions between international experts on Hellenistic Alexandria. The goal was to celebrate the 24 centuries which have elapsed since its foundation and the beginning of the Library and the Museum of Alexandria. READ MORE

Hardback: £68.00 | Open Access

Journal of Hellenistic Pottery and Material Culture Volume 3 2018

ed. Renate Rosenthal-Heginbottom et al.

Containing professional articles, book reviews, and short presentations of research projects, the third volume of JHP continues to provide a forum for all kinds of studies on Hellenistic pottery and everyday objects. READ MORE

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Journal of Greek Archaeology Volume 3 2018

John Bintliff

True to its initial aims, the latest volume of the Journal of Greek Archaeology runs the whole chronological range of Greek Archaeology, while including every kind of material culture. READ MORE

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At the Crossroads of Greco-Roman History, Culture, and Religion

ed. Sinclair W. Bell et al.

Papers in honour of Carin M. C. Green (1948-2015) are presented under 3 headings: (1) Greek philosophy, history, and historiography; (2) Latin literature, history, and historiography; and (3) Greco-Roman material culture, religion, and literature READ MORE

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A Kerma Ancien Cemetery in the Northern Dongola Reach

Derek A. Welsby

Presents the final report on the excavations of a Kerma Ancien cemetery discovered by the Sudan Archaeological Research Society during its Northern Dongola Reach Survey (1993-1997). It is one of the very few cemeteries of this date to have been fully excavated and provides interesting data on funerary culture as practised in a rural environment. READ MORE

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Archaeological Explorations in Syria 2000-2011

ed. Jeanine Abdul Massih et al.

Syria has been a major crossroads of civilizations in the ancient Near East since the dawn of human kind. This volume brings together scholars involved in archaeological activities in Syria and focusses on the scientific aspects of each explored site, allowing researchers to examine in detail each heritage site, its characteristics and identity. READ MORE

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The Population of Tikal: Implications for Maya Demography

David Webster

A demographic evaluation of an ancient Mayan citadel which helps to resolve debates about how the Maya made a living, the nature of their socio-political systems, how they created an impressive built environment, and places them in plausible comparative context with what is known about other ancient complex societies. READ MORE

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Current Research in Egyptology 2017

ed. Ilaria Incordino et al.

Presents selected papers from the 18th Current Research in Egyptology meeting, held in Naples, 2017. Subjects discussed included Graeco-Roman and Byzantine Egypt, Nubian Studies, Language/Texts, Art/Architecture, Religion/Cult, Field Projects, Museums/Archives, Material Culture, Mummies/Coffins, Society, Technologies, Environment. READ MORE

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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

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Who Owns the Past?

ed. Maja Gori et al.

This volume, part of the wider Ex Novo series, hosts papers exploring the various ways in which the past is remembered, recovered, created and used. In particular, contributions discuss the role of archaeology in present-day conflict areas and its function as peacekeeping tool or as trigger point for military action. READ MORE

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Considering Creativity: Creativity, Knowledge and Practice in Bronze Age Europe

ed. Joanna Sofaer

The papers in this volume view Bronze Age objects through the lens of creativity in order to offer fresh insights into the interaction between people and the world, as well as the individual and cultural processes that lie behind creative expression. READ MORE

Paperback: £33.00 | eBook: £16.00

Palmyrena: Palmyra and the Surrounding Territory from the Roman to the Early Islamic period

Jørgen Christian Meyer

This book is the first investigation of the relationship between Palmyra and its surrounding territory from the Roman to the early Islamic period since the 1930s. It discusses the agricultural potential of the hinterland, its role in the food supply of the city, and the interaction with the nomadic networks on the Syrian dry steppe. READ MORE

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Archaeological Heritage Policies and Management Structures

ed. Erika M. Robrahn-González et al.

This volume presents proceedings from sessions A15a, A15b, A15c of the XVII UISPP World Congress (1–7 September 2014, Burgos, Spain). Collectively this volume presents perspectives of archaeological heritage management in various countries and continents. READ MORE

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

Patricia Daunt

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

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Roman Frontier Studies 2009

ed. Nick Hodgson et al.

Proceedings of the 21st International Congress of Roman Frontier Studies (LIMES XXI), hosted by Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, in August 2009. READ MORE

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Egypt 2015: Perspectives of Research

ed. Mladen Tomorad et al.

This volume presents proceedings from the Seventh European Conference of Egyptologists, Zagreb, Croatia 2015. READ MORE

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Cedar Forests, Cedar Ships

Sara A. Rich

It is commonly recognized that the Cedars of Lebanon were prized in the ancient world, but how can the complex archaeological role of the Cedrus genus be articulated in terms that go beyond its interactions with humans alone? READ MORE

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Social complexity in early medieval rural communities

ed. Juan Antonio Quirós Castillo

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

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The White Lady and Atlantis: Ophir and Great Zimbabwe

Jean-Loïc Le Quellec

This meticulous investigation, based around a famous rock image, the ‘White Lady’, makes it possible to take stock of the mythical presuppositions that infuse a great deal of scientific research, especially in the case of rock art studies. READ MORE

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A History of Syria in One Hundred Sites

ed. Y. Kanjou et al.

This volume presents the long history of Syria through a jouney of the most important and recently-excavated archaeological sites. The sites cover over 1.8 million years and all regions in Syria; 110 academics have contributed information on 103 excavations for this volume READ MORE

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Proceedings of the 17th Iron Age Research Student Symposium, Edinburgh

ed. Graeme JR Erskine et al.

Proceedings of the 17th Iron Age Research Student Symposium held in Edinburgh, organised to reflect three general themes (migration/interaction, material culture and the built environment) READ MORE

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Samoan Archaeology and Cultural Heritage

Helene Martinsson-Wallin

The overall purpose of this book is to provide a foundation for Samoan students to become the custodians of the historical narrative based on Archaeological research. READ MORE

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