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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

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

A Landscape of Conflict? Rural Fortifications in the Argolid (400–146 BC)

Anna Magdalena Blomley

This is the first systematic study of Late Classical and Hellenistic rural fortifications in ancient Argos and the city-states of the Argolic Akte. Based on one of the largest regional corpora of Greek fortified sites, the volume investigates the function of rural fortifications by placing them in the context of their surrounding landscape. READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00 | eBook: £16.00

Bridging Science and Heritage in the Balkans: Studies in Archaeometry and Cultural Heritage Restoration and Conservation

ed. Nona Palincas et al.

In a period when the study of archaeological remains is enriched through new methods derived from the natural sciences and when there is general agreement on the need for more investment in the study, restoration and conservation of the tangible cultural heritage, this book presents contributions to these fields from South-Eastern Europe. READ MORE

Paperback: £34.00 | Open Access

CAA2016: Oceans of Data

ed. Mieko Matsumoto et al.

A selection of 50 papers presented at CAA2016. Papers are grouped under the following headings: Ontologies and Standards; Field and Laboratory Data Recording and Analysis; Archaeological Information Systems; GIS and Spatial Analysis; 3D and Visualisation; Complex Systems Simulation; Teaching Archaeology in the Digital Age. READ MORE

Paperback: £95.00 | Open Access

Hatra: Il territorio e l’urbanistica

Enrico Foietta

The main purpose of the research presented in this volume has been the study of the city and the surrounding landscape of Hatra. To achieve this result, a multilayer GIS was created. It will remain an important resource for future excavations, which themselves may expand its dataset and verify it with additional ground control points. READ MORE

Paperback: £88.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £10.00

Visualizing cityscapes of Classical antiquity: from early modern reconstruction drawings to digital 3D models

Chiara Piccoli

The study presented here aims to make a practical contribution to a new understanding and use of digital 3D reconstructions in archaeology, namely as ‘laboratories’ to test hypotheses and visualize, evaluate and discuss multiple interpretations. READ MORE

Paperback: £59.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £10.00

My dear Miss Ransom: Letters between Caroline Ransom Williams and James Henry Breasted, 1898-1935

ed. Kathleen L. Sheppard

Letters between Caroline Ransom Williams, the first American university-trained female Egyptologist, and James Henry Breasted, the first American Egyptologist and founder of the Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago, show that Ransom Williams had a full life and productive career as the first American female Egyptologist. READ MORE

Paperback: £24.00 | eBook: £16.00

Geology for Archaeologists

J.R.L. Allen

This short introduction aims to provide archaeologists of all backgrounds with a grounding in the principles, materials, and methods of geology. Each chapter ends with a short reading list, and many have selected case-histories in illustration of the points made. Included is a glossary of technical terms. READ MORE

Paperback: £25.00 | eBook: £16.00

Physical Barriers, Cultural Connections: A Reconsideration of the Metal Flow at the Beginning of the Metal Age in the Alps

Laura Perucchetti

This book considers the early copper and copper-alloy metallurgy of the entire Circum- Alpine region. It introduces a new approach to the interpretation of chemical composition data sets, which has been applied to a comprehensive regional database for the first time. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

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

Paperback: £90.00 | eBook: £16.00