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Our Beloved Polites: Studies presented to P.J. Rhodes

ed. Delfim Leão et al.

Twenty-eight contributions pay tribute to one of the most remarkable historians of ancient Greece, Professor P. J. Rhodes, to celebrate his life and work which has been and will continue to be a major reference for scholars around the world. The volume is organised in four sections: History and Biography, Law, Politics, and Epigraphy. READ MORE

Paperback: £56.00

Well Built Mycenae, Fascicule 14: Tsountas House Area

Kim Shelton

Presenting results of excavations in the ‘Cult Centre’ area at Mycenae, the Tsountas House Area contains two buildings and multiple access ramps. This study is essential for understanding the conception and function of Mycenaean religious space and the socio-political development of cult. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | eBook: £16.00

Lithic Studies: Anatolia and Beyond

ed. Adnan Baysal

This volume aims to show networks of cultural interactions by focusing on the latest lithic studies from Turkey, Greece, and the Balkans, bringing to the forefront the connectedness and techno-cultural continuity of knapped and ground stone technologies. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

Schinkel ‘in Athens’: Meta-Narratives of 19th-Century City Planning

Dimitris N. Karidis

This book offers a fresh appraisal of Karl Friedrich Schinkel’s urban design legacy and his involvement in the design of modern Athens in the 1830s. It challenges the common perception of Schinkel’s proposed palace atop the Acropolis of Athens (1834) as a utopian scheme, detached from the realities of nineteenth-century Greece. READ MORE

Paperback: £44.00 | eBook: £16.00

KOINON IV, 2021

Nicholas J. Molinari

KOINON includes papers concerning iconography, die studies, provenance research, forgery analysis, translations of excerpts from antiquarian works, specialized bibliographies, corpora of rare varieties and types, ethical questions on laws and collecting, book reviews, and more. READ MORE

Paperback: £50.00

Koukounaries I: Mycenaean Pottery from Selected Contexts

Robert B. Koehl et al.

Excavations on the Koukounaries Hill, Paros, Greece from 1976-1992 revealed a 12th century B.C.E. Mycenaean building, an Iron Age settlement, and an Archaic sanctuary. This volume presents the pottery from five areas inside the building, as well as the pottery from a limited reoccupation after the building's destruction and abandonment. READ MORE

Paperback: £60.00 | eBook: £16.00

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

ed. Renate Rosenthal-Heginbottom et al.

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Chios dicta est… et in Aegæo sita mari: Historical Archaeology and Heraldry on Chios

Ioanna Koukouni

This book discusses the archaeology and history of the Greek island of Chios during the Byzantine and Genoese periods, focusing on Mount Amani. Harsh, remote, and poor, Mount Amani is nevertheless surprisingly rich in material for the landscape archaeologist and the student of historical topography, yet, until now, unknown in scholarly literature. READ MORE

Paperback: £54.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Greeks and Romans in the Black Sea and the Importance of the Pontic Region for the Graeco-Roman World (7th century BC-5th century AD): 20 Years On (1997-2017)

ed. Gocha R. Tsetskhladze et al.

The proceedings of the Sixth International Congress on Black Sea Antiquities (Constanţa, 2017) is dedicated to the 90th birthday of Prof. Sir John Boardman, President of the Congress since its inception. The central theme returns to that considered 20 years earlier: the importance of the Pontic Region for the Graeco-Roman World. READ MORE

Paperback: £85.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Mysterious Spheres on Greek and Roman Ancient Coins

Raymond V. Sidrys

This book is not a standard coin catalogue, but it focuses on quantities and percentages of the mysterious 5950 sphere images on Roman coin reverses, and a few Greek coins. This research identifies political, cultural, religious and propaganda trends associated with the coin sphere images, and offers a variety of new findings. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | eBook: £16.00

KOINON III, 2020

KOINON includes papers concerning iconography, die studies, provenance research, forgery analysis, translations of excerpts from antiquarian works, specialized bibliographies, corpora of rare varieties and types, ethical questions on laws and collecting, book reviews, and more. READ MORE

Paperback: £50.00

KOINON III, 2020

Nicholas J. Molinari

KOINON includes papers concerning iconography, die studies, provenance research, forgery analysis, translations of excerpts from antiquarian works, specialized bibliographies, corpora of rare varieties and types, ethical questions on laws and collecting, book reviews, and more. READ MORE

Paperback: £50.00

Journal of Greek Archaeology Volume 5 2020

John Bintliff

Volume 5 of the Journal of Greek Archaeology is the richest and most diverse so far. Keeping to the core brief to cover all major periods of Greek Archaeology, articles range from the Neolithic through Greco-Roman times, the Middle Ages and up to the 19th century AD. Geographically, papers range from Sicily through the Aegean to Turkey. READ MORE

Paperback: £96.00

Lost Worlds of Ancient and Modern Greece

D. J. Ian Begg

This book relates three years (1921-1924) in the life of Gilbert Bagnani, a young Italian archaeologist in Greece, based on his letters to his mother in Rome, at first as a non-partisan observer of, and later as an active participant in, some of the most tumultuous events in modern Greek history. READ MORE

Hardback: £25.00 | eBook: £16.00

A Classical Archaeologist’s Life: The Story so Far

John Boardman

Sir John Boardman is one of the foremost experts on ancient Greek art. His autobiography offers a mixture of scholarly reminiscence, reflection on family life, travelogue, and critique of classical scholarship worldwide. Illustrated with pictures of travels, friends and home life, it reflects on his experiences of more than 90 years. READ MORE

Paperback: £25.00 | eBook: £9.99

Ephyra-Epirus: The Mycenaean Acropolis

Thanasis I. Papadopoulos et al.

This volume presents the results of the 1975-1986 and 2007-2008 excavations on the prehistoric-Mycenaean acropolis of Ephyra, one of the most important Bronze Age sites of Epirus. Ephyra is a small coastal fortified site in the region of the lower Acheron valley, and it has produced impressive and, in some cases, unique Bronze Age remains. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | eBook: £16.00

Henry Hunter Calvert’s Collection of Amphora Stamps and that of Sidney Smith Saunders

Alan Johnston

Henry Hunter Calvert was a British consul in Alexandria from 1857 to 1882, at which date he and many others fled from the riots in the city. The consulate was sacked, destroying Calvert's collections, but an annotated list of the Greek amphora stamps had been sent to the British Museum, published here for the first time. READ MORE

Paperback: £25.00 | 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

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

Paperback: £36.00 | eBook: £16.00

Journal of Hellenistic Pottery and Material Culture Volume 4 2019

ed. Renate Rosenthal-Heginbottom et al.

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Journal of Greek Archaeology Volume 4 2019

John Bintliff

The fourth volume of the Journal of Greek Archaeology (JGA) is rich and varied in content. Geographically the articles range from Sicily via Greece to Anatolia and the Near East, while chronologically they extend from the Bronze Age to the Ottoman era. READ MORE

Paperback: £80.00

KOINON II, 2019

Nicholas J. Molinari

KOINON includes papers concerning iconography, die studies, provenance research, forgery analysis, translations of excerpts from antiquarian works, specialized bibliographies, corpora of rare varieties and types, ethical questions on laws and collecting, book reviews, and more. READ MORE

Paperback: £50.00

Experimental Archaeology: Making, Understanding, Story-telling

ed. Christina Souyoudzoglou-Haywood et al.

In this book, based on the proceedings of a two-day workshop on experimental archaeology at the Irish Institute of Hellenic Studies at Athens in 2017, scholars, artists and craftspeople explore how people in the past made things, used and discarded them, from prehistory to the Middle Ages. READ MORE

Paperback: £28.00 | eBook: £16.00

Archaic and Classical Harbours of the Greek World

Chiara Maria Mauro

A study of the archaeology and history of ancient harbours, with particular focus on the Greek world during the Archaic and Classical eras. It questions what locations were the most propitious for the installation of harbours; what kinds of harbour-works were built and for what purpose; and what harbour forms were documented. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | eBook: £16.00

Practices of Personal Adornment in Neolithic Greece

Fotis Ifantidis

The objective of this book is the reconsideration of the practices of personal adornment during the Neolithic period in Greece, through the assemblage, extensive bibliographic documentation, and critical evaluation of all the available data deriving from more than a hundred sites in the mainland and the Aegean islands. READ MORE

Paperback: £80.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £10.00

Popular Religion and Ritual in Prehistoric and Ancient Greece and the Eastern Mediterranean

ed. Giorgos Vavouranakis et al.

This volume features a group of select peer-reviewed papers by an international group of authors, both younger and senior academics and researchers, on the frequently neglected popular cult and other ritual practices in prehistoric and ancient Greece and the eastern Mediterranean. READ MORE

Paperback: £32.00 | eBook: £16.00

KOINON I, 2018

Nicholas J. Molinari et al.

KOINON is a new international journal that encourages contributions to the study of classical numismatics from a wide variety of perspectives. READ MORE

Paperback: £50.00 | eBook: £16.00

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

Paperback: £80.00 | eBook: £25.00

Winifred Lamb: Aegean Prehistorian and Museum Curator

David W. J. Gill

The first comprehensive biography of pioneering archaeologist and museum curator Winnifred Lamb, who was honorary keeper of Greek antiquities at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge in the four decades immediately following the First World War. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | eBook: £16.00

A Bestiary of Monsters in Greek Mythology

Spyros Syropoulos

The aim of this book is to explore the realm of the imaginary world of Greek mythology and present the reader with a categorization of monstrosity, referring to some of the most noted examples in each category. READ MORE

Paperback: £19.99 | eBook: £16.00

Handel in Krisenzeiten: Ägyptische-mykenische Handelsbeziehungen in der Ramessidenzeit

Birgit Schiller

An overview of the sites of Mycenaean pottery finds in Egypt and Nubia, this book analyses data from more than forty locations and presents a historical context for the vessels and sherds discovered. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

Commemorating Conflict: Greek Monuments of the Persian Wars

Xavier Duffy

A holistic study of how the Greek peoples (of primarily the classical period) collectively commemorated the Persian Wars. This work analyses commemorative objects, places, and groups for a complete representation of the commemorative tradition. READ MORE

Paperback: £26.00 | eBook: £16.00

Coins in Rhodes

Anna-Maria Kasdagli

Presents the Byzantine and medieval coins collected by Greek archaeologists in Rhodes over a period of more than 60 years. It includes lists of excavated land plots, stray finds, an illustrated catalogue of all the Byzantine and local coins up to 1309, and a representative sample of the Hospitaller petty coins as well as all Western coins found. READ MORE

Paperback: £60.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Luwians of Western Anatolia: Their Neighbours and Predecessors

Fred Woudhuizen

A study focussing on the Luwians of Western Anatolia, the geography of their habitat, and their neighbours and predecessors in the region. A reconstruction of western Luwian history and a sketch of their language is presented, based on linguistic data taken from hieroglyphic inscriptions and cuneiform script. READ MORE

Paperback: £26.00 | eBook: £16.00

Cycladic Archaeology and Research: New Approaches and Discoveries

ed. Erica Angliker et al.

Recent excavations and new theoretical approaches are changing our view of the Cyclades. This volume aims to share these recent developments with a broader, international audience. Essays have been carefully selected as representing some of the most important recent work and include significant previously-unpublished material. READ MORE

Paperback: £50.00 | eBook: £16.00

KYMISSALA: Archaeology – Education – Sustainability

ed. Manolis I. Stefanakis

Kymissala, on the southwest coast of Rhodes, is an area of great archaeological interest. Here, after ten years of systematic research, in terms of Archaeology, Education and Sustainable Development, fourteen original studies are presented, constituting the first complete presentation of the area of Kymissala and the work in progress. READ MORE

Paperback: £42.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £10.00

Great Waterworks in Roman Greece

ed. Georgia A. Aristodemou et al.

This volume is the first presentation of large scale waterworks in the Greek provinces of the Roman Empire. As a collective work, it brings together a wide body of experts from the newly emerged and expanding field of water technology and water archaeology in Roman Greece, and it fills an essential gap in archaeological research. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

Parian Polyandreia

Anagnostis P. Agelarakis

This book centres on the anthropological study of two late 8th century BC monumental graves, including a considerable population sample of cremated males, at the ancient necropolis of Paroikia at Paros, Greece. The study investigates inter-island features of the human record, observable as ingrained traces in the skeletal record. READ MORE

Paperback: £50.00 | eBook: £16.00

Imágenes de centauros en los vasos áticos de figuras negras y de figuras rojas

María Herranz

The centaur, a hybrid being with the body of horse and a human head and torso, first appeared in the mountains of Thessaly. This book is composed of a catalogue divided into nine chapters. Each chapter comprises catalogue entries for a number of black-figure and red-figure Attic vases. READ MORE

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The Mycenaean Cemetery at Agios Vasileios, Chalandritsa, in Achaea

Konstantina Aktypi et al.

The Mycenaean chamber-tomb cemetery at Agios Vasileios in Achaea, was first investigated in the late 1920s, followed by small-scale research in 1961. In the years 1989–2001 further rescue excavations revealed 30 chamber tombs, some looted. Based mostly on the latest research, this study is the first major presentation of the cemetery and its finds. READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00 | eBook: £16.00

Bodies of Maize, Eaters of Grain: Comparing material worlds, metaphor and the agency of art in the Preclassic Maya and Mycenaean early civilisations

Marcus Jan Bajema

This book offers a comparative study of the civilisations of the Late Preclassic lowland Maya and Mycenaean Greece. The approach used here seeks to combine traditional iconographic approaches with more recent models on metaphor and the social agency of things. READ MORE

Paperback: £40.00 | eBook: £16.00

Glassware and Glassworking in Thessaloniki

Anastassios Ch. Antonaras

A detailed examination of the production of glass and glass vessels in the eastern Mediterranean from the Hellenistic Age to the Early Christian period, analysing production techniques and decoration. READ MORE

Paperback: £50.00 | eBook: £16.00

Interpreting the Seventh Century BC

ed. Xenia Charalambidou et al.

This book has its origin in a conference held at the British School at Athens in 2011 which aimed to explore the range of new archaeological information now available for the seventh century in Greek lands. READ MORE

Paperback: £75.00 | eBook: £16.00

Minoan Extractions: A Photographic Journey 2009-2016

Gavin McGuire

Archaeologist and award-winning photographer, Gavin McGuire, brings us on-site to the long-running (and ongoing) Sissi Archaeological Project, Crete, offering unique insights into every key stage of an archaeological excavation and the lives of the archaeologists living and working in often harsh conditions for several weeks at a time. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | eBook: £16.00

SOMA 2014. Proceedings of the 18th Symposium on Mediterranean Archaeology

ed. Blazej Stanislawski et al.

Presents 22 papers from the 18th annual meeting of the Symposium on Mediterranean Archaeology (SOMA), held in Wrocław-Poland, 24th to 26th April 2014. READ MORE

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Le guerrier, le chat, l’aigle, le poisson et la colonne: la voie spiralée des signes

Serge Collet

Collet brings a new approach to the study of the Phaistos Disc, one of the most studied documents of the Minoan civilization. It’s not a deciphering but an interpretation, a depiction of the Minoan Weltanschauung through the symbols on the Disc and their connections with reality. READ MORE

Paperback: £19.00 | eBook: £16.00

Kratos & Krater: Reconstructing an Athenian Protohistory

Barbara Bohen

Athenian governance and culture are reconstructed from the Bronze Age into the historical era based on traditions, archaeological contexts and remains, foremost the formal commensal and libation krater. READ MORE

Paperback: £40.00 | eBook: £16.00

Excavations at the Mycenaean Cemetery at Aigion – 1967

Thanasis I. Papadopoulos et al.

In this monograph the authors present the finds of four Mycenaean chamber tombs, from the rescue excavation of Ephor Mastrokostas at Aigion in 1967. READ MORE

Paperback: £24.00 | eBook: £16.00

Greek Art: From Oxford to Portugal and Back Again

Rui Morais

One of the most fascinating topics in the study of ancient art concerns artistic practices and models and the means of transmission of iconographic designs and decorative compositions. This study presents some examples that suggest the existence of pattern books Ancient Greece. READ MORE

Paperback: £20.00 | eBook: £16.00

Artemis and Her Cult

Ruth M. Léger

Artemis and Her Cult provides a first attempt to bring together archaeological and literary sources from two main Artemis sanctuaries, hoping to contribute to a clearer picture of her cult. READ MORE

Paperback: £33.00

Epigraphy of Art

ed. Dimitrios Yatromanolakis

Ancient Greek vase-paintings offer broad-ranging and unprecedented early perspectives on the often intricate interplay of images and texts. This book investigates both epigraphic technicalities of Attic and non-Attic inscriptions, and their broader, iconographic and sociocultural, significance. READ MORE

Paperback: £36.00 | eBook: £16.00

Social Identity and Status in the Classical and Hellenistic Northern Peloponnese

Nikolas Dimakis

This book aims to employ and illustrate the unique strengths of burial evidence and its contribution to the understanding of social identity and status in the Classical and Hellenistic Northern Peloponnese. READ MORE

Paperback: £40.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Black Sea in the Light of New Archaeological Data and Theoretical Approaches

ed. Manolis Manoledakis

The Black Sea in the Light of New Archaeological Data and Theoretical Approaches contains 19 papers on the archaeology and ancient history of the Black Sea region, covering a vast period of time, from the Early Iron Age until the Late Roman – Early Byzantine Periods. READ MORE

Paperback: £50.00 | eBook: £16.00

Die antike Münze als Fundgegenstand

Günther E. Thüry

This volume offers a detailed overview of ancient coin finds and their interpretation before offering a proposal for the categorisation of future numismatic finds. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

CAMERA KALAUREIA

Yannis Hamilakis et al.

How can we find alternative, sensorially rich and affective ways of engaging with the material past in the present? How can photography play a central role in archaeological narratives, beyond representation and documentation? This photo-book combines academic discourse and evocative creative practice to engage with these questions. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | Open Access

Achaios

ed. Evangelia Papadopoulou et al.

In Achaios, thirty-five scholars from six different countries have contributed with thirty-one papers, as a small token of appreciation, gratitude and affection to a true scholar, who devoted his life studying and revealing the long journeys of the Mycenaeans and their culture. READ MORE

Paperback: £44.00 | eBook: £16.00

Athens from 1920 to 1940

Dimitris N. Karidis

During the short interwar period of the early 20th century, Athens entered into a process of meteoric urban transformation which gave her a unique place among European capital cities of the time. READ MORE

Paperback: £34.00 | eBook: £16.00

Geometric Period Plithos Burial Ground at Chora of Naxos Island, Greece: Anthropology Report

Anagnostis P. Agelarakis

This report aims to offer glimpses of the human condition on Naxos island, Greece, focusing on the archaeoanthropologic study of the human skeletal remains along with associated contexts of faunal materials recovered from the Geometric (9th -7th c BC) component of the burial ground site of Plithos in Chora at Naxos island. READ MORE

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Rhesus' Gold, Heracles' Iron: the archaeology of metals mining and exploitation in NE Greece

Nerantzis X. Nerantzis

East Macedonia in northern Greece has rich deposits of gold and silver as well as copper and iron ores. The gold and silver were important to Classical Athens and even more so in Hellenistic times. This book looks at the archaeological and archaeometallurgical evidence for the mining and processing of the ores and the extraction of the metal. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00

Eros, mercator and the cultural landscape of Melos in antiquity

Effie Photos-Jones et al.

This book is about the archaeology of the minerals industries of Melos (in the Cyclades) in antiquity. The localities of their extraction and the type of processing they may have been subject to have been reconstructed on the basis of archaeological evidence. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00

Passionate Patron: The Life of Alexander Hardcastle and the Greek Temples of Agrigento

Anagnostis P. Agelarakis et al.

Alexander Hardcastle's name is little known today, especially in comparison with such figures as Howard Carter and Arthur Evans, but his archaeological work in Sicily and Etruria deserves to be ranked with theirs. READ MORE

Paperback: £14.99 | eBook: £16.00