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The 2018 Archaeological Survey at Tawi Said, Sultanate of Oman

Stephanie Döpper et al.

The 2018 archaeological survey at Tawi Said, located on the edge of the Sharqiyah desert in the Sultanate of Oman, yielded close to 8,600 artifacts, the majority being pottery sherds. Two significant phases are attested by the survey's finds: the Wadi Suq period (2000-1600 BCE) and the Late Islamic period (1650-1970 CE). READ MORE

Hardback: £55.00 | Open Access

Qalhat, a Medieval Port City of Oman

Axelle Rougeulle

Although it is one of the main archaeological sites in Oman, the medieval port of Qalhat, near Sur in Ash-Sharqiyah Governorate, has long remained poorly documented. The extensive research initiated in 2008 by the Ministry of Heritage and Tourism shed striking light on the history of this famous harbour city. READ MORE

Paperback: £48.00 | eBook: £16.00

Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 52 2023

ed. Steve Karacic

The Seminar for Arabian Studies is the longest continually running academic forum for the presentation of cultural heritage research on the Arabian Peninsula. Subjects include archaeology, epigraphy, history, ethnography, art, architecture, linguistics, and literature from prehistory to the early twentieth century. READ MORE

Paperback: £69.00 | eBook: £16.00

Suburbia and Rural Landscapes in Medieval Sicily

ed. Angelo Castrorao Barba et al.

Presents the results of the main ongoing archaeological and historical research focusing on medieval suburbia and rural sites in Sicily. The volume is divided into thematic areas: Urbanscapes, suburbia, hinterlands; Inland and mountainous landscapes; Changes in rural settlement patterns; and Defence and control of the territory. READ MORE

Paperback: £50.00 | Open Access

Picturing Royal Charisma: Kings and Rulers in the Near East from 3000 BCE to 1700 CE

ed. Arlette David et al.

This book assesses how Middle Eastern leaders manipulated visuals to advance their rule from around 4500 BC to the 19th century AD. In nine fascinating narratives, it showcases the dynamics of long-lasting Middle Eastern traditions, dealing with the visualization of those who stood at the head of the social order. READ MORE

Paperback: £32.00 | Open Access

Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 51 2022

ed. Steve Karacic

The Seminar for Arabian Studies is the longest continually running academic forum for the presentation of cultural heritage research on the Arabian Peninsula. Subjects include archaeology, epigraphy, history, ethnography, art, architecture, linguistics, and literature from prehistory to the early twentieth century. READ MORE

Paperback: £69.00

The Continuity of Pre-Islamic Motifs in Javanese Mosque Ornamentation, Indonesia

Hee Sook Lee-Niinioja

This book assesses the continuity and significance of Hindu-Buddhist design motifs in Islamic mosques in Java. The volume investigates four pre-Islamic motifs in Javanese mosque ornamentation from the 15th century to the present day: prehistoric tumpals, Hindu-Buddhist kala-makaras, lotus buds, and scrolls. READ MORE

Paperback: £52.00 | eBook: £16.00

Ramla: City of Muslim Palestine, 715-1917

ed. Andrew Petersen et al.

This book presents a comprehensive overview of the history, archaeology and architecture of the city of Ramla from the time of its foundation as the capital of Umayyad Palestine around 715 until the end of Ottoman rule in 1917. READ MORE

Paperback: £48.00 | eBook: £16.00

Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 50 2020

ed. Daniel Eddisford

The 53rd Seminar for Arabian Studies was hosted by the University of Leiden, 11-13 July 2019. In total 65 papers and 23 posters were presented at the three-day event. This proceedings volume presents a selection of papers and posters. READ MORE

Paperback: £69.00

Digging Up Jericho

ed. Rachel Thyrza Sparks et al.

21 papers present a holistic perspective on the research and public value of the site of Jericho – an iconic site with a long and impressive history stretching from the Epipalaeolithic to the present day. Covering all aspects of archaeological work from past to present and beyond, they re-evaluate and assess the legacy of this important site. READ MORE

Paperback: £54.00 | eBook: £16.00

Kom al-Ahmer – Kom Wasit II: Coin Finds 2012–2016 / Late Roman and Early Islamic Pottery from Kom al-Ahmer

Michele Asolati et al.

This volume presents over 1070 coins (ca. 310 BC–AD 641) and 1320 examples of Late Roman and Early Islamic pottery. Kom al-Ahmer and Kom Wasit emerge as centers of an exchange network involving large-scale trade of raw materials to and from the central and eastern Mediterranean. READ MORE

Hardback: £65.00 | eBook: £16.00

From Hispalis to Ishbiliyya: The Ancient Port of Seville, from the Roman Empire to the End of the Islamic Period (45 BC - AD 1248)

ed. Carlos Cabrera Tejedor

This monograph focuses on the history and development of the topography, layout, and facilities of the ancient port of Seville, located in the lower Guadalquivir River Basin, between the 1st century BC and the 13th century AD. Until now, despite its commercial importance, little has been known about the port’s exact position, layout and facilities. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

Ceramics in Transition: Production and Exchange of Late Byzantine-Early Islamic Pottery in Southern Transjordan and the Negev

Elisabeth Holmqvist

This book focuses on the utilitarian ceramic traditions during the socio-political transition from the late Byzantine into the early Islamic Umayyad and ‘Abbasid periods, in southern Transjordan and the Negev. Production clusters, manufacturing techniques, distribution patterns, and material links between communities are analysed. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | Open Access

Sur les chemins d’Onagre: Histoire et archéologie orientales

ed. Claire Hardy-Guilbert et al.

This volume is in honour of Monik Kervran, a pioneer of the French Islamic archaeology in the Middle East. Through the nineteen international contributions found within, the editors and contributors wish to highlight the variety of Monik Kervran’s scientific interests. READ MORE

Paperback: £40.00 | eBook: £16.00

Ceramiche vicinorientali della Collezione Popolani

Stefano Anastasio et al.

This volume illustrates the Popolani Collection at the Archaeological Museum of Florence, consisting of ancient pottery vessels, terracotta oil-lamps, glazed Islamic tiles, Romano-Byzantine glassware, as well as various objects from the Damascene antique market. READ MORE

Paperback: £34.00 | eBook: £16.00

Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 46, 2016

ed. Janet Starkey et al.

Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, the only international academic forum that meets annually for the presentation of research in the humanities on the Arabian Peninsula. READ MORE

Paperback: £69.00