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Hadrian's Wall in our Time

ed. David J. Breeze et al.

The cutting down of the tree in Sycamore Gap on Hadrian's Wall caused widespread shock. In a positive response to this sad event, David Breeze invited 80 friends and colleagues to offer personal reflections on their favourite view of the Wall, presented here in a visual celebration with photographs and specially commissioned line drawings. READ MORE

Paperback: £24.99

Archaeological Investigations at South Quay, Hayle

Yvonne Wolframm-Murray et al.

Archaeological work took place on South Quay, Hayle (Cornwall) between 2010-2014. The development of Hayle started in the mid-18th century and it soon became a significant industrial centre. This book extensively uses cartographic, photographic and documentary records to place the archaeological and structural features uncovered into context. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

Three Forts on the Tay: Excavations at Moncreiffe, Moredun and Abernethy, Perth and Kinross 2014–17

David Strachan et al.

Despite a resurgence in Scottish fort studies, few sites have been investigated, especially at the scale reported in this volume. Perth and Kinross Heritage Trust (with AOC Archaeology Group) excavated three hilltop forts on the Tay estuary to explore their enclosing works and internal buildings, uncovering an impressive assemblage of small finds. READ MORE

Hardback: £35.00 | Open Access

Un insediamento di età romana dimenticato nel tempo

ed. Paolo Visonà

This volume examines archaeological evidence from the environs of Tezze di Arzignano, a village to the south of Trissino (Italy), where the presence of a Roman settlement was reported as early as 1793, and from the wider area of the Agno-Guà River Valley, located to the northwest of Vicenza. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

Frontiers of the Roman Empire: Hadrian's Wall

David J. Breeze

This highly illustrated book offers an accessible summary of Hadrian’s Wall, and an overview of the wider context of the Roman frontiers. READ MORE

Paperback: £19.99 | Open Access

Frontiers of the Roman Empire: The Hinterland of Hadrian̕s Wall

David J. Breeze

In this important and beautifully illustrated book, David Breeze elucidates the context of the most famous frontier, Hadrian’s Wall. The zone to north and south of the Wall was a heavily militarised landscape of roads, bridges, forts, fortlets and towers, but also the towns, settlements and supply infrastructure on which the army depended. READ MORE

Paperback: £19.99 | Open Access

Rei Cretariae Romanae Fautorum: Acta 47

ed. Catarina Viegas

16 contributions consider various pottery categories like terra sigillata, black gloss Italian ware, and more, offering multidisciplinary perspectives on trade, local production, and societal contexts. Spanning from early to late Roman periods, Acta 47 sheds light on pottery's significance and its diverse usage across the ancient Roman world. READ MORE

Hardback: £50.00 | eBook: £16.00

Down the Bright Stream: The Prehistory of Woodcock Corner and the Tregurra Valley, Cornwall

Sean R. Taylor

This volume reports on a series of fieldwork projects carried out in the Tregurra Valley, to the east of Truro, Cornwall between 2009-2015. The fieldwork led to the identification of a large number of pits and hearths across the site, the majority of which that have proved dateable spanning the Early Neolithic to the end of the Early Bronze Age. READ MORE

Paperback: £58.00 | eBook: £16.00

Frontiers of the Roman Empire: The Antonine Wall – A World Heritage Site

David J. Breeze et al.

The Antonine Wall lay at the very extremity of the Roman world. This volume, presented in English and German, presents a concise introduction to the wall which is, in many ways, one of the most developed frontier in Europe. Perhaps of greatest significance is the survival of the collection of Roman military sculpture, the Distance Slabs. READ MORE

Paperback: £14.99 | Open Access

Hadrian’s Wall: Exploring Its Past to Protect Its Future

ed. Marta Alberti et al.

Celebrating the 1900th anniversary of Hadrian’s visit to Britain and the building of the Wall, this book presents studies from from the point of view of those living, visiting, researching and working along it. The book offers a realistic discussion of current issues and solutions in the exploration, management and protection of Hadrian’s Wall. READ MORE

Paperback: £28.00 | Open Access

Architectures néolithiques de l’île d’Yeu (Vendée)

ed. Audrey Blanchard et al.

This volume gathers documentation, unpublished material and the principal results of studies, prospections, excavations and surveys carried out on domestic settlements, funeral monuments, quarries and symbolic sites on the Isle of Yeu Situated off the Atlantic coast of the Vendée (France). READ MORE

Paperback: £52.00 | eBook: £16.00

Later Prehistoric Settlement in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly: Evidence from Five Excavations

ed. Andy M Jones et al.

Later prehistoric settlement in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly reports on the excavation between 1996 and 2014 of five later prehistoric and Roman period settlements. All the sites were multi-phased, revealing similar and contrasting occupational patterns stretching from the Bronze Age into the Iron Age and beyond.

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The Antonine Wall: Papers in Honour of Professor Lawrence Keppie

ed. David J. Breeze et al.

32 papers present research on the Antonine Wall in honour of Lawrence Keppie. Papers cover a wide variety of aspects: the environmental and prehistoric background; structure, planning and construction; military deployment; associated artefacts and inscriptions; logistics of supply; the people of the Wall, including womenfolk and children. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | Open Access

‘Scènes de Gynécées’ Figured Ostraca from New Kingdom Egypt

Joanne Backhouse

This work examines images of women and children drawn on ostraca from Deir el-Medina, referred to in previous scholarship as ‘Scènes de Gynécées’. This publication represents the first systematic study of this material, and it brings together ostraca from museums worldwide to form a corpus united contextually, thematically and stylistically. READ MORE

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The Tekenu and Ancient Egyptian Funerary Ritual

Glennise West

Attested from the Fifth Dynasty until, and including, the Saite Period, the Tekenu is a puzzling icon depicted within funerary scenes in the tombs of some ancient Egyptian nobles. In this work four distinct types of Tekenu are identified and classified and then a Corpus Catalogue is formed. READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00 | eBook: £16.00

Hadrian’s Wall: A study in archaeological exploration and interpretation

David J. Breeze

Based on the annual Rhind Lectures delivered in May 2019, David J. Breeze presents six papers on Hadrian’s Wall. He first considers the historiographical background before examining specific aspects: its purpose and operation; its later history; and life on and around the Wall. Finally, he considers the Wall today and some aspects of its future. READ MORE

Paperback: £19.99 | eBook: £16.00

Excavation of Later Prehistoric and Roman Sites along the Route of the Newquay Strategic Road Corridor, Cornwall

Andy M. Jones et al.

This volume presents the results of archaeological investigations on the Newquay Strategic Road and goes on to discuss the complexity of the archaeology, review the evidence for ‘special’ deposits and explore evidence for the deliberate closure of buildings especially in later prehistoric and Roman period Cornwall. READ MORE

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Macedonia – Alexandria: Monumental Funerary Complexes of the Late Classical and Hellenistic Age

Dorota Gorzelany

This book explores the influence of Macedonians and Greeks settling in Alexandria ad Aegyptum on the structural form of underground tombs, comparing in synthetic form the structural elements of the cist graves, chamber and rock-cut tombs of Macedonia with the Alexandrian hypogea, while taking into account geographical factors that conditioned them. READ MORE

Paperback: £32.00 | eBook: £16.00

An Intellectual Adventurer in Archaeology: Reflections on the work of Charles Thomas

ed. Andy M Jones et al.

Charles Thomas (1928-2016) was a Cornishman and archaeologist, whose career from the 1950s spanned nearly seven decades. This period saw major developments that underpin the structures of archaeology in Britain today, in many of which he played a pivotal part. READ MORE

Paperback: £44.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Gwithian Landscape: Molluscs and Archaeology on Cornish Sand Dunes

Thomas Walker et al.

Gwithian, on the north coast of Cornwall, is a multiperiod archaeological site. The present work explores the palaeoenvironment of the area around the settlement sites, from the Neolithic, when sand dunes initially developed in the Red River valley, to the present post-industrial landscape. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | eBook: £16.00

Excavation of the Late Saxon and Medieval Churchyard of St Martin’s, Wallingford, Oxfordshire

Iain Soden

This volume presents the results of excavations by MOLA (Museum of London Archaeology) undertaken in 2003-4 at the former St Martin’s churchyard, Wallingford, Oxfordshire. READ MORE

Paperback: £25.00 | eBook: £16.00

J. Collingwood Bruce's Handbook to the Roman Wall

David J. Breeze

In 1851, John Collingwood Bruce published 'The Roman Wall', followed by an abridged edition in 1863. Subsequently revised on several occasions, the fourteenth edition has been completely re-written by David Breeze, though acknowledging the style of earlier editions. This authoritative account will be of value to all interested in Hadrian's Wall. READ MORE

Hardback: £19.99