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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

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

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

Lady Gardeners

ed. Francesca Orestano et al.

The Lady Gardeners are those women who, from the eighteenth century to the present day, have been working in a garden, from imagining and creating it, to sowing, planting, pruning, painting and photographing plants, and moving from garden design to more urgent themes such as landscape conservation and environmental issues. READ MORE

Paperback: £29.99 | 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

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

Art as Ritual Engagement in the Funerary Programme of Watetkhethor at Saqqara, c. 2345 BC

Barbara O’Neill

Art as Ritual Engagement is examined through a case study of feminised funerary representation in the repertoire of Watetkhethor, an elite woman interred in the mastaba tomb of her spouse, Mereruka, at Saqqara, c.2345-2181 BCE. READ MORE

Paperback: £22.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £9.99

Dinámicas sociales y roles entre mujeres

ed. Beatriz Noria-Serrano

Papers in this volume aim to reevaluate the importance of women as active and powerful social agents in the definition of ancient cultures, their contribution to the economic and social development of the community and to the position, reputation, and prestige of their families. READ MORE

Paperback: £42.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £9.99

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

Paperback: £65.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £9.99

Matriarchy in Bronze Age Crete

Joan M. Cichon

This book makes a compelling case for a matriarchal Bronze Age Crete. It is acknowledged that the preeminent deity was a Female Divine, and that women played a major role in Cretan society, but there is a lively, ongoing debate regarding the centrality of women in Bronze Age Crete. a gap in the scholarly literature which this book seeks to fill. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | Open Access

In Pursuit of Visibility: Essays in Archaeology, Ethnography, and Text in Honor of Beth Alpert Nakhai

ed. Jennie Ebeling et al.

Fifteen diverse essays honour the distinguished career of Beth Alpert Nakhai, a scholar of Canaan and ancient Israel; in this volume, Professor Nakhai’s students and colleagues celebrate her important contributions to the field of Near Eastern Archaeology and tireless efforts to acknowledge and support women in the profession. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | Open Access

The Not Very Patrilocal European Neolithic

Bradley E. Ensor

Two decades of strontium isotope research on Neolithic European burials – reinforced by high-profile ancient DNA studies – has led to widespread interpretations that these were patrilocal societies, implying significant residential mobility for women. This volume questions that narrative from a social anthropological perspective on kinship. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | eBook: £16.00

Perspectives on materiality in ancient Egypt: Agency, Cultural Reproduction and Change

ed. Maynart Érika et al.

Growing out of a colloquium organised in São Paulo in March 2016, here Nine papers approach the potential of materiality in Ancient Egypt based on several case studies covering a wide range of topics such as Egyptian art, recent perspectives on sex and gender, hierarchies, and the materiality of textual sources and images. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £10.00