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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

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

Breaking the dšr.t Vessels

Elena Luise Hertel

‘Breaking the dšr.t-vessels’ was a funerary rite that involved the intentional damaging of a certain type of ceramic vessel. The aim of this study is to gain a better understanding of the rite through a re-evaluation of the primary sources and previous research and to provide the first study devoted entirely to the rite. 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

Paperback: £40.00 | eBook: £16.00

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

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

Arqueología de las sociedades locales en la Alta Edad Media

ed. Juan Antonio Quirós Castillo et al.

This volume brings together a large number of specialized studies and provides an interpretation of the site of San Julián de Aistra (Zalduondo-Araia, Álava) in terms of socio-political practices that define the main characteristics of early medieval local societies in the northwest of the Iberian Peninsula. READ MORE

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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

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Funerary and Related Cups of the British Bronze Age

Claire Copper et al.

Cups are the least studied of all Bronze Age funerary ceramics and their interpretations are still based on antiquarian speculation. This book presents the first study of these often highly decorated items including a fully referenced and illustrated national corpus that will form the basis for future studies. READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00 | eBook: £16.00

Funerary Practices in the Second Half of the Second Millennium BC in Continental Atlantic Europe

ed. Laure Nonat et al.

This edited volume presents a selection of essays dedicated to funerary practices from Belgium to the north of Portugal. It aims at filling gaps in the documentation and helping to better understand the relationships between these Atlantic regions during the Bronze Age. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

Les pratiques funéraires en Gaule lyonnaise de l’époque augustéenne à la fin du 3e siècle

András Márton

This volume gives an overview of Roman burial practices in the Gallia Lugdunensis province during the Early Roman Empire, focussing on grave treatment and grave furnishing, the structure of the tombs and the selection and treatment of grave goods and human remains. READ MORE

Paperback: £60.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Hypocephalus: An Ancient Egyptian Funerary Amulet

Tamás Mekis

The hypocephalus is an element of Late Period and Ptolemaic funerary equipment—an amuletic disc placed under the head of mummies. Its shape emulates the sun’s disc, and its form is planar (although it is occasionally concave). This volume analyses the written records and iconography of these objects. READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00 | eBook: £16.00

Les pratiques funéraires en Pannonie de l’époque augustéenne à la fin du 3e siècle

András Márton

This work aims to give an overview of Roman burial practices in Pannonia during the Early Roman period through the study of tomb structure, the selection and treatment of grave goods and analysis of human remains. It proposes a synthesis of the published finds to serve as a base for future research in the region. READ MORE

Paperback: £70.00 | eBook: £16.00

Mortuary Variability and Social Diversity in Ancient Greece

ed. Nikolas Dimakis et al.

This volume brings together early career scholars working on funerary customs in Greece from the Early Iron Age to the Roman period. Papers present various thematic and interdisciplinary analysis in which funerary contexts provide insights on individuals, social groups and communities. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

Invisible Archaeologies: Hidden Aspects of Daily Life in Ancient Egypt and Nubia

ed. Loretta Kilroe

The eight papers presented here stem from a conference held in Oxford in 2017 which brought together international early-career researchers applying novel archaeological and anthropological methods to ‘overlooked’ subjects in ancient Egypt and Nubia. The diverse topics covered include women, prisoners, entangled communities and funerary displays. READ MORE

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The Tekenu and Ancient Egyptian Funerary Ritual

Glennise West

Attested from the Fifth Dynasty until, and including, the Saite Period, the Tekenu is a puzzling icon depicted within funerary scenes in the tombs of some ancient Egyptian nobles. In this work four distinct types of Tekenu are identified and classified and then a Corpus Catalogue is formed. READ MORE

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Arqueología funeraria y paleopatología de la población religiosa de Jerez en época moderna: una primera aproximación

Gonzalo Castro Moreno

The main objective of this book has been to open a line of research into the religious population of the city of Jerez de la Frontera, in southern Spain, during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries – the ‘Modern Age’ - which until now has not been thoroughly investigated. READ MORE

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The Mycenaean Cemetery at Achaia Clauss near Patras

Constantinos Paschalidis et al.

Presents the study of the finds from the Mycenaean cemetery of Clauss near Patras, carried out between 1988-1992 under the direction of Prof. Thanassis Papadopoulos. During the excavation project, fifteen chamber tombs were located and researched in detail, to be added to those already known from the pre-war excavations by Nikolaos Kyparissis. READ MORE

Paperback: £90.00 | eBook: £16.00

Roman Funerary Monuments of South-Western Pannonia in their Material, Social, and Religious Context

Branka Migotti et al.

This book examines around 200 funerary monuments and fragments (stelai, sarcophagi, ash-chests, tituli, altars, medallions and buildings) from three Roman cities in the south-west part of the Roman province of Pannonia in the territory of north-west Croatia: colonia Siscia (Sisak) and municipia Andautonia (Ščitarjevo) and Aquae Balissae (Daruvar). READ MORE

Paperback: £50.00 | eBook: £16.00

Étude paléoanthropologique et analyse des rituels funéraires de deux sites laténiens valaisans

Tobias Hofstetter

An investigation into Second Iron Age funerary practices in southern Switzerland through the study of two recently discovered necropolises at Randogne–Bluche and Sion–Parking des Remparts. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | Open Access

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

Hardback: £58.00 | eBook: £16.00

Papers in Italian Archaeology VII: The Archaeology of Death

ed. Edward Herring et al.

This volume collects more than 60 papers by contributors from the British Isles, Italy and other parts of continental Europe, and North and South America, focussing on recent developments in Italian archaeology from the Neolithic to the modern period. READ MORE

Paperback: £80.00 | eBook: £16.00

Mosaici funerari tardoantichi in Italia

Luigi Quattrocchi

The potential of tomb mosaics as an academic resource has often been underestimated and consequently they have only been partially analysed not only in Italy but also throughout the Western Mediterranean. This work is intended to shed a new light on these finds, which are often incomplete, lost, or little studied. READ MORE

Paperback: £20.00 | eBook: £16.00

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

Paperback: £65.00 | eBook: £16.00

Saxa loquuntur: Roman Epitaphs from North-Western Croatia

Branka Migotti

This book examines Roman funerary material from three Roman cities of the south-western regions of the Roman province of Pannonia (modern-day north-western Croatia) READ MORE

Paperback: £28.00 | eBook: £16.00

Birds, Beasts and Burials: A study of the human-animal relationship in Romano-British St. Albans

Brittany Elayne Hill

Birds, Beasts and Burials examines human-animal relationships as found in the mortuary record within the area of Verulamium that is now situated in the modern town of St. Albans. READ MORE

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The Death of the Maiden in Classical Athens

Katia Margariti

The present study examines the death of maidens in classical Athens, combining the study of Attic funerary iconography with research on classical Attic maiden burials, funerary inscriptions, tragic plays, as well as the relevant Attic myths READ MORE

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