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SOMA 2016: Proceedings of the 20th Symposium on Mediterranean Archaeology

ed. Hakan Öniz et al.

SOMA 2016 focused on the archaeology of the Northern Black Sea; while rich in archaeological sites, the region is also subject to active industrial development. In addition to archaeological finds in various parts of the Mediterranean, papers focus on new ideas for the conservation and management of sites of historical and cultural heritage. READ MORE

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The Rediscovery and Reception of Gandhāran Art

ed. Wannaporn Rienjang et al.

From the archaeologists and smugglers of the Raj to the museums of post-partition Pakistan and India, from coin-forgers and contraband to modern Buddhism and contemporary art, this fourth volume of the Gandhāra Connections project presents the most recent research on the factors that mediate our encounter with Gandhāran art. READ MORE

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

ed. Renate Rosenthal-Heginbottom et al.

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From Mine to User: Production and Procurement Systems of Siliceous Rocks in the European Neolithic and Bronze Age

ed. Françoise Bostyn et al.

Presents papers from Parts 1 and 2 of Session XXXIII of the 18th UISPP World Congress (Paris, June 2018). The first part, 'Siliceous rocks: procurement and distribution systems', looks at production systems and the diffusion of mining products, while the second, 'Flint mines and chipping floors...', focuses on knapping activities. READ MORE

Paperback: £29.00 | Open Access

Bronze Age Tell Communities in Context: An Exploration into Culture, Society, and the Study of European Prehistory. Part 2

Tobias L. Kienlin

This is the second part of a study on Bronze Age tells and on our approaches towards an understanding of this fascinating way of life, drawing on the material remains of long-term architectural stability and references back to ancestral place. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | Open Access

Le verre de Sabra al-Mansuriya - Kairouan, Tunisie - milieu Xe-milieu XIe siècle

Danièle Foy et al.

Knowledge of Islamic glass and its craftsmanship in the medieval period has relied heavily on Middle Eastern literature. The study of workshop and rich glass assemblage from Sabra al-Mansuriya (Kairouan), the Fatimid capital founded in 947/948 and destroyed in 1057, shows that Ifriqiya followed the technological evolutions of glass craftsmanship. READ MORE

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Las relaciones comerciales marítimas entre Andalucía occidental y el Mediterráneo central en el II milenio a.C.

Mercedes de Caso Bernal

This volume reflects on the unique status of the Western Mediterranean in the Bronze Age, considering the independence of its development and the existence of an indigenous maritime trade. READ MORE

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Wonders Lost and Found: A Celebration of the Archaeological Work of Professor Michael Vickers

ed. Nicholas Sekunda

Twenty-one contributions, written by friends and colleagues, reflect the wide interests of Professor Michael Vickers; from the Aegean Bronze Age to the use made of archaeology by dictators in the modern age. Seven contributions relate to Georgia, where the Professor has worked most recently, and made his home. READ MORE

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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

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Journal of Hellenistic Pottery and Material Culture Volume 4 2019

ed. Renate Rosenthal-Heginbottom et al.

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Pottery from Roman Malta

Maxine Anastasi et al.

A comprehensive study of Maltese pottery forms from key stratified deposits spanning the 1st century BC to mid-4th century AD. Ceramic material is analysed and quantified in a bid to understand Maltese pottery production during the Roman period, and trace the type and volume of ceramic-borne goods that were circulating the central Mediterranean. READ MORE

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Architectures of Fire: Processes, Space and Agency in Pyrotechnologies

ed. Dragoş Gheorghiu et al.

Papers presented here originate from a session held during the 2015 Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists (Glasgow). The contributors attempt to present the entanglement between the physical phenomenon of fire, the pyro-technological instrument that it is, its material supports, and the human being. READ MORE

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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

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Geophysical Phenomena and the Alexandrian Littoral

Niki Evelpidou et al.

This book presents the geomorphology and recent geoarchaeological history of Alexandria which has been repeatedly struck by natural disasters. The Coastal area offers archaeological evidence (burial sites, quarry activities and ancient building remnants), as well as geomorphological features, all revealing a complex evolution of the coastal zone. READ MORE

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Porti e approdi fluviali in Italia peninsulare: dall’età romana all’anno mille

Alessandro Luciano

This book analyses the Roman and early medieval ports of Italy and the building techniques used in their structures; it displays the elements of continuity and discontinuity revealed during these centuries. READ MORE

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Journal of Hellenistic Pottery and Material Culture Volume 3 2018

ed. Renate Rosenthal-Heginbottom et al.

Containing professional articles, book reviews, and short presentations of research projects, the third volume of JHP continues to provide a forum for all kinds of studies on Hellenistic pottery and everyday objects. READ MORE

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Estudios para la configuración de las facies cerámicas altoimperiales en el Sur de la Península Ibérica

ed. P. Ruiz Montes et al.

An exploration of the economy and trade in the South of the Iberian Peninsula during the High Roman Empire, focussing on the study of ceramic contexts in several market places and consumption centres located in the region. READ MORE

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Special Place, Interesting Times: The island of Palagruža and transitional periods in Adriatic prehistory

Stašo Forenbaher

Palagruža is a remote Croatian archipelago in the middle of the Adriatic Sea, unexpectedly abundant in high-grade archaeological evidence, dating precisely from the three periods of later Adriatic prehistory marked by radical change. READ MORE

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SOMA 2015: Time, Space and People

ed. Murat Arslan

The proceedings of SOMA 2015 contain eighteen interdisciplinary articles on themes from underwater archaeology to history, archaeometry and art history, and chronologically, the subjects of these articles range from the Bronze Age to the 20th century. READ MORE

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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

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Worlds Apart Trading Together: The organisation of long-distance trade between Rome and India in Antiquity

Kasper Grønlund Evers

This book sets out to replace the outdated notion of ‘Indo-Roman trade’, integrating new findings from the last 30 years. Analysis conducted demonstrates that highly substantial levels of trade took place between the Mediterranean and the Indian Ocean in the 1st–6th c. altering consumption and production in India, South Arabia and the Roman Empire. READ MORE

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Immagini del tempo degli dei, immagini del tempo degli uomini

Ciro Parodo

Iconography found in Roman and Byzantine illustrated calendars can be divided into three themes: astrological-astronomical, festive-ritual and rural-seasonal. This volume presents an in-depth study of the connections between the meaning of the iconography of the illustrated calendars and their historical and cultural context. READ MORE

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Elements of Continuity

George Azzopardi

The stones dealt with in this study are non-figural (or aniconic) or, sometimes, semi-figural. They come from ritual contexts and, as such, act as a material representation of divine presence in their role as betyls. The Maltese islands are presented as a case study to demonstrate the phenomenon of continuity through a study of these stones. READ MORE

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Bridging Times and Spaces: Papers in Ancient Near Eastern, Mediterranean and Armenian Studies

ed. Pavel S. Avetisyan et al.

This book presents papers written by colleagues of Professor Gregory E. Areshian on the occasion his 65th birthday. The range of topics includes Near Eastern, Mediterranean and Armenian archaeology, theory of interpretation in archaeology and art history, interdisciplinary history, historical linguistics, art history, and comparative mythology. READ MORE

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Encounters, Excavations and Argosies

ed. John Moreland et al.

Richard Hodges, one of Europe’s preeminent archaeologists, has, throughout his career, transformed the way we understand the early Middle Ages; this volume pays tribute to him with a series of reflections on some of the themes and issues which have been central to his work over the last forty years. READ MORE

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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

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Ras il-Wardija Sanctuary Revisited

George Azzopardi

This book reassesses the evidence of a secluded Punic-Roman sanctuary on the coastal promontory of Ras il-Wardija on the central Mediterranean island of Gozo (near Malta). READ MORE

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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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El Sur de la Península Ibérica y el Mediterráneo Occidental: relaciones culturales en la segunda mitad del II milenio a.C.

Juan Manuel Garrido Anguita

Greek epics are the basis for the first speculations that link societies all along the Mediterranean coast. This book strives to distinguish reality from myth in the pursuit of a bond of certainty between the data provided by historical, literary and archaeological sources. READ MORE

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Palaeolithic Pioneers: Behaviour, abilities, and activity of early Homo in European landscapes around the western Mediterranean basin ~1.3-0.05 Ma.

Michael J. Walker

Archaic humans were present for over a million years in western Mediterranean Europe where they left very many traces of their early stone-age activities and behaviour, and sometimes even human skeletal remains. This book evaluates archaeological findings about their life-ways at many important sites in Italy, southern France, and Spain. READ MORE

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Cedar Forests, Cedar Ships

Sara A. Rich

It is commonly recognized that the Cedars of Lebanon were prized in the ancient world, but how can the complex archaeological role of the Cedrus genus be articulated in terms that go beyond its interactions with humans alone? READ MORE

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Sweet Waste: Medieval sugar production in the Mediterranean viewed from the 2002 excavations at Tawahin es-Sukkar, Safi, Jordan

Richard E. Jones

This book reports on the excavation of a medieval sugar refinery, Tawahin es-Sukkar near Safi, situated south of the Dead Sea in Jordan. There it was possible to explore many of the steps in the sugar-making process. READ MORE

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Amphorae in the Eastern Mediterranean

Hakan Öniz

Amphorae in the Eastern Mediterranean is designed to share the subject of amphorae which were found on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey with the wider scholarly community. READ MORE

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Enfoques metodológicos en el estudio de los asentamientos fortificados de la edad del hierro

Óscar Rodríguez Monterrubio

This volume focuses on the main methodological perspectives currently existing in studies on Iron Age fortified settlements. READ MORE

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Lusitanian Amphorae: Production and Distribution

ed. Inês Vaz Pinto et al.

More than a century of archaeological investigation in Portugal has helped to discover, excavate and study many Lusitanian amphorae kiln sites, with their amphorae being widely distributed in Lusitania. READ MORE

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Late Prehistory and Protohistory: Bronze Age and Iron Age (1. The Emergence of warrior societies and its economic, social and environmental consequences; 2. Aegean – Mediterranean imports and influences in the graves from continental Europe – Bronze and I

ed. Fernando Coimbra et al.

Proceedings of two sessions from the XVII UISPP World Congress, 2014: A3c The Emergence of warrior societies and its economic, social and environmental consequences and A16a Aegean – Mediterranean imports and influences in the graves from continental Europe – Bronze and Iron Ages. READ MORE

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La ceramica bassomedievale a Pisa e San Genesio (San Miniato-Pi)

Beatrice Fatighenti

This book presents the study of pottery in two medieval contexts, Pisa (a city) and San Genesio (a central place in the Arno Valley). READ MORE

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Stone Carving of the Hospitaller Period in Rhodes: Displaced pieces and fragments

Anna-Maria Kasdagli

The work presents 230 stone carvings of the Hospitaller period in Rhodes (1309-1522), which for various reasons are no longer in their original setting. READ MORE

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SOMA 2013. Proceedings of the 17th Symposium on Mediterranean Archaeology

ed. Sergei Fazlullin et al.

Papers from the 17th Symposium on Mediterranean Archaeology, SOMA 2013 held in Moscow, 25-27 April 2013. READ MORE

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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

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