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Prehistoric Flint Mines in Europe

ed. Françoise Bostyn et al.

This volume offers a review of major flint mines dating from the Neolithic to the Bronze Age. The 18 articles were contributed by archaeologists from Belgium, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain and Sweden, using the same framework to propose a uniform view of the mining phenomenon. READ MORE

Paperback: £75.00

Boom and Bust in Bronze Age Britain: The Great Orme Copper Mine and European Trade

R. Alan Williams

The Great Orme copper mine in North Wales is one of the largest surviving Bronze Age mines in Europe. This book presents new interdisciplinary research to reveal a copper mine of European importance, dominating Britain’s copper supply from c. 1600-1400 BC, with some metal reaching mainland Europe - from Brittany to as far as the Baltic. READ MORE

Paperback: £60.00

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

Travelling the Korosko Road: Archaeological Exploration in Sudan’s Eastern Desert

ed. W. Vivian Davies et al.

This volume publishes accounts of archaeological exploration carried out in the Sudanese Eastern Desert. A pioneering programme of expeditions along the so-called ‘Korosko Road’ revealed a rich archaeological landscape frequented over millennia, including gold-production areas and their associated settlements. READ MORE

Hardback: £60.00 | Open Access

Le commerce régional et international au Xe siècle en Syrie

Alaa Aldin Al Chomari

This volume presents a study of the treasure of Buseyra, which is preserved in the museum of Deir az-Zour in Syria. These coins offer precious information, not only about a large number of mints but also about the periods and quantities of minting activity in the region. READ MORE

Paperback: £60.00 | eBook: £16.00

Magan – The Land of Copper

Claudio Giardino

This volume describes the geography and environments of Oman, its rich copper ore deposits and the ancient mining and smelting techniques, and it also includes an overview of the physical properties of the different metals exploited in antiquity and of the analytical techniques used in archaeometallurgy. READ MORE

Paperback: £40.00 | eBook: £16.00

Between History and Archaeology: Papers in honour of Jacek Lech

ed. Dagmara H. Werra et al.

A collection of forty-six papers papers in honour of Professor Jacek Lech, compiled in recognition of his research and academic career as well as his inquiry into the study of prehistoric flint mining, Neolithic flint tools (and beyond), and the history of archaeology. READ MORE

Paperback: £80.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Cutting Edge: Khoe-San rock-markings at the Gestoptefontein-Driekuil engraving complex, North West Province, South Africa

Jeremy Charles Hollmann

This book addresses rock engravings on the wonderstone hills just outside Ottosdal, South Africa. Much of the rock art has been destroyed due to mining activities, with very few records and the largest remaining outcrop is still threatened. The study hopes to bring this situation to the attention of the public and the heritage authorities. READ MORE

Paperback: £60.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £10.00

Mining and Materiality

Anne M. Teather

In this book Anne Teather develops a new approach to understanding the Neolithic flint mines of southern Britain. READ MORE

Paperback: £26.00 | eBook: £16.00