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Wroxeter: Ashes under Uricon

Roger H. White

This book reflects on how people over time have viewed the abandoned Roman city of Wroxeter in Shropshire. It responds to three main artistic outputs: poetry, images and texts. It explores what locals and visitors thought of the site over time, and considers how access to the site has altered, impacting on who visits and what is understood. READ MORE

Paperback: £26.00

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

Everyday Life in the Ice Age

Elle Clifford et al.

This is the first attempt to present a truly complete, balanced and realistic picture of life during the last Ice Age, while dispelling many of the myths and inaccuracies about our early ancestors. This highly illustrated and accessible book is aimed not only at students and specialists, but also and especially the interested public. READ MORE

Paperback: £24.99 | eBook: £16.00

Funerary and Related Cups of the British Bronze Age

Claire Copper et al.

Cups are the least studied of all Bronze Age funerary ceramics and their interpretations are still based on antiquarian speculation. This book presents the first study of these often highly decorated items including a fully referenced and illustrated national corpus that will form the basis for future studies. READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00 | eBook: £16.00

Moving on from Ebla, I crossed the Euphrates: An Assyrian Day in Honour of Paolo Matthiae

ed. Davide Nadali et al.

Six articles by leading scholars on the culture of the Assyrian world pay homage to Paolo Matthiae, known internationally for the discovery of the site of ancient Ebla in Syria. The articles deal with different aspects of Assyrian culture, with innovative and sometimes unexpected points of view, including its reception in the modern world. READ MORE

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The Ottoman Tanbûr

Hans de Zeeuw

Tanbûrs are long-necked lute-like instruments played in the art, Sûfî, and folk musical traditions along the Silk Road and beyond. This book provides a detailed study of the history of the tanbûr, its role in Ottoman music, construction and playing technique. READ MORE

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The Making of a Roman Imperial Estate: Archaeology in the Vicus at Vagnari, Puglia

ed. Maureen Carroll

Excavation reports and analysis of material remains from Vagnari, southeast Italy, facilitate a detailed phasing of a rural settlement, both in the late Republican period, when it was established on land leased from the Roman state, and later when it became the hub (vicus) of a vast agricultural estate owned by the emperor himself. READ MORE

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Light of Devotion: Oil Lamps of Kerala

Carol Radcliffe Bolon

This in-depth study of the medieval oil lamps of Kerala and beyond considers these art objects as primary sources for a broader discussion on the ritual use of Hindu oil lamps, their related and unique cultural history, their motifs, style and subject matter. From an understudied region, many of the pieces presented are previously unpublished. READ MORE

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Urbanism of Roman Siscia

Tatjana Lolić

By processing data from every archaeological excavation, and analysis and interpretation of all available historical and modern documents, this volume presents a thorough overview of the structure of Roman Siscia (modern day Sisak, Croatia) and provides a comprehensive starting point for all future work on the Roman city. READ MORE

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Living with Seismic Phenomena in the Mediterranean and Beyond between Antiquity and the Middle Ages

ed. Rita Compatangelo-Soussignan et al.

The first two sections of this book explore different ways of understanding seismic phenomena and present strategies for post-disaster management. Later sections present palaeoseimological and archaeological data (for the most part previously unpublished) on various sites in the Italian peninsula and the wider Mediterranean world and its frontiers. READ MORE

Paperback: £64.00 | Open Access

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

Paperback: £40.00 | Open Access

An Experimental Approach to Archaeomorphometrics

Kalangi Rodrigo et al.

Measurements of bones and teeth play an important role in zooarchaeology. This study aims to publish a set of metapodial (Artiodactyl) measurements to facilitate comparisons with other bones from archaeological sites and to help the interpretation of measurement data; and to gain a better understanding of metric data. READ MORE

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Rocks of Ages: Developing Rock Art Tourism in Israel

ed. Joshua Schmidt et al.

Developing Rock Art Tourism in the Negev desert of southern Israel presents the findings of an interdisciplinary project aimed at safeguarding the future of cultural heritage in the Negev Desert region of Israel, which is under threat from environmental change, militarisation, settlement and tourism.

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Alexandria Antiqua: A Topographical Catalogue and Reconstruction

Amr Abdo

Alexandria Antiqua aims to catalogue the archaeological sites of Alexandria, from the records of the French Expedition (1798-99) to the present day, and to infer the urban layout and cityscape at the time of its foundation (4th century BC), and then through the successive changes which took place up to the Arab conquest (7th century AD). READ MORE

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The Prehistoric Artefacts of Northern Ireland

Harry Welsh et al.

The last in a trilogy of monographs designed to provide a baseline survey of the prehistoric sites of Northern Ireland, this monograph considers the prehistoric artefacts that have been found in Northern Ireland. It aims to provide a basis for further research, and also to stimulate local interest in the prehistory of Northern Ireland. READ MORE

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A Catalogue of the Pictures and Drawings at Wilton House

Francis Russell

The collection of pictures at Wilton has been celebrated since the seventeenth century; and its historic arrangement is uniquely well documented in a series of catalogues of which the first, issued in 1731, was the earliest such publication about any private collection in England. This volume is the first publication of the collection. READ MORE

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Rock Art Studies: News of the World VI

ed. Paul Bahn et al.

Like previous series entries, this volume covers rock art research and management all over the world over a 5-year period, in this case 2015-19. Contributions once again show the wide variety of approaches that have been taken in different parts of the world and reflect the expansion and diversification of perspectives and research questions. READ MORE

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A Monumental Hellenistic Funerary Ensemble at Callatis on the Western Black Sea

ed. Valeriu Sîrbu et al.

Documaci Tumulus, a spectacular early Hellenistic funerary monument recently excavated on the western Black Sea coast, was built at the threshold of the 4th to 3rd centuries BC in the cemetery of the Greek City of Callatis. Excavations offer a glimpse into a complex and interconnected world of Hellenistic architects and artists. READ MORE

Paperback: £52.00 | Open Access

Visual Culture, Heritage and Identity: Using Rock Art to Reconnect Past and Present

ed. Andrzej Rozwadowski et al.

This book presents a fresh perspective on rock art by considering how ancient images function in the present. It focuses on how ancient heritage is recognized and reified in the modern world, and how rock art stimulates contemporary processes of cultural identity-making. READ MORE

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Santuari e spazi confessionali nell’Italia tardoantica

Alessandro Luciano

The cult of relics led to the transformation of the Late Antique Italian landscape, and of suburban areas in particular. Analysing hypogeal and subdial contexts, this book outlines the evolution of loca sancta, in a process that led the venerated tombs to become first memoriae, then places of worship and finally articulated sanctuaries. READ MORE

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Spectacle and Display: A Modern History of Britain’s Roman Mosaic Pavements

Michael Dawson

Antiquarian interest in the Roman period mosaics of Britain began in the 16th century. This book is the first to explore responses and attitudes to mosaics, not just at the point of discovery but during their subsequent history. It is a field which has received scant attention and provides a compelling insight into the agency of these remains. READ MORE

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Pits and Boots: Excavation of Medieval and Post-medieval Backlands under the Bon Accord Centre, Aberdeen

Michael Roy

Excavations in 2007-8, ahead of an extension to the Bon Accord Centre in Aberdeen, uncovered backlands that would have formed part of the industrial quarter of the medieval town. The excavation charts the changing nature of the area, from an industrial zone in the medieval period, to horticultural and domestic spaces in post-medieval times. READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00 | Open Access

Conversations in Human Evolution: Volume 2

ed. Lucy Timbrell

This second volume reports another twenty interviews with scholars at the forefront of human evolution research, covering the broad scientific themes of Palaeolithic archaeology, palaeoanthropology and biological anthropology, earth science and palaeoclimatic change, evolutionary anthropology and primatology, and human disease co-evolution. READ MORE

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St Gregory's Minster, Kirkdale, North Yorkshire: Archaeological Investigations and Historical Context

Philip Rahtz† et al.

The result of c. 20 years of work on and around the church of St Gregory's Minster, Kirkdale, North Yorkshire, this work is concerned primarily with the 8th century onwards, but also extends the time-period of this isolated site, particularly for the post-Roman to middle Saxon period, but also as an earlier probably religious landscape. READ MORE

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Visions of the Roman North: Art and Identity in Northern Roman Britain

Iain Ferris

This is the first book to analyse art from the northern frontier zones of Roman Britain and to interpret the meaning and significance of this art in terms of the formation of a regional identity. It argues that a distinct and vibrant visual culture flourished in the north, primarily due to its status as a heavily militarized frontier zone. READ MORE

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James Mellaart: The Journey to Çatalhöyük

Alan C. Mellaart

This book explores the life of archaeologist James Mellaart (universally known as Jimmy), whose discovery and excavation of the huge Neolithic mound site of Çatalhöyük both revolutionised the way we think about the prehistory of Turkey and became the centre of great controversy. READ MORE

Earthen Construction Technology

ed. Annick Daneels et al.

Presents papers from Session IV-5 of the 18th UISPP World Congress (Paris, June 2018). The archaeological study of earthen construction has until now focused on typology and conservation; papers here instead consider their construction and anthropological importance. READ MORE

Paperback: £32.00 | Open Access

Indigenous Heritage and Rock Art

ed. Carole Charette et al.

Prof. Daniel Arsenault, a leading exponent of Canadian Shield rock art, sadly passed away in 2016. This book contains 14 thought-provoking chapters dealing with Daniel’s first love—the archaeology of artistic endeavour. It provides the reader with new ideas about the interpretation and dating of rock art, ethnography, heritage and material culture. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | eBook: £16.00

Masters of the Steppe: The Impact of the Scythians and Later Nomad Societies of Eurasia

ed. Svetlana Pankova et al.

This book presents 45 papers presented at a major international conference held at the British Museum during the 2017 BP exhibition 'Scythians: warriors of ancient Siberia'. Papers include new archaeological discoveries, results of scientific research and studies of museum collections, most presented in English for the first time. READ MORE

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L’arte rupestre nella penisola e nelle isole italiane: rapporti tra rocce incise e dipinte, simboli, aree montane e viabilità

ed. Francesco M. P. Carrera et al.

This book presents the proceedings of IFRAO 2018 – Session 2H. The various papers present a remarkable synthesis of current knowledge on inscriptions, engraved and painted, on the rock walls of the Italian peninsular. READ MORE

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Environment and Religion in Ancient and Coptic Egypt: Sensing the Cosmos through the Eyes of the Divine

ed. Alicia Maravelia et al.

Proceedings of a conference held in Athens in 2017, this volume presents 34 fresh and original papers (plus 2 abstracts) on ancient Egyptian religion, environment and the cosmos. Papers connect many interdisciplinary approaches including Egyptology, archaeology, archaeoastronomy, geography, botany, zoology, ornithology, theology and history. READ MORE

Paperback: £90.00 | eBook: £16.00

Places of Memory: Spatialised Practices of Remembrance from Prehistory to Today

ed. Christian Horn et al.

This book examines spatialised practices of remembrance and its role in reshaping societies from prehistory to today; it presents a reflection on the creation of memories through the organisation and use of landscapes and spaces that explicitly considers the multiplicity of meanings of the past. READ MORE

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The Global Connections of Gandhāran Art

ed. Wannaporn Rienjang et al.

This volume addresses directly the question of cross-cultural influence on and by Gandhāran art. The contributors wrestle with old controversies, particularly the notion that Gandhāran art is a legacy of Hellenistic Greek rule in Central Asia and the growing consensus around the important role of the Roman Empire in shaping it. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | Open Access

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

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

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On the Origins of the Cartouche and Encircling Symbolism in Old Kingdom Pyramids

David Ian Lightbody

This study suggests the development of the cartouche was closely related to the monumental encircling symbolism incorporated into the architectural designs of the Old Kingdom pyramids. By employing a new architectural style and a new iconographic symbol, the pharaoh sought to elevate his status above that of the members of his powerful court. READ MORE

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EurASEAA14 Volume I: Ancient and Living Traditions

ed. Helen Lewis

This volume comprises papers originally presented at the EurASEAA14 conference in 2012, updated for publication. It focuses on topics under the broad themes of archaeology and art history, epigraphy, philology, historic archaeology, ethnography, ethnoarchaeology, ethnomusicology, materials studies, and long-distance trade and exchange. READ MORE

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Barbaric Splendour: The Use of Image Before and After Rome

ed. Toby F. Martin et al.

This book comprises a collection of essays comparing late Iron Age and Early Medieval art. Fundamentally, the book asks what making images meant on the fringe of the expanding or contracting Roman empire, particularly as the art from both periods drew heavily from – but radically transformed – imperial imagery. READ MORE

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Caractérisation, continuités et discontinuités des manifestations graphiques des sociétés préhistoriques

ed. Elena Paillet et al.

Papers address the question of exchange and mobility in prehistoric societies in relation to the evolution of their environments through the prism of their graphic productions, on objects or on walls. This volume offers the opportunity to question their symbolic behaviours within very diverse temporal, chrono-cultural or geographic contexts. READ MORE

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Peintures et gravures rupestres des Amériques: Empreintes culturelles et territoriales

ed. Brigitte Faugère et al.

How does the study of rock art make it possible to culturally characterize its authors? What does it tell us about the function of sites? How and under what circumstances does it make it possible to delimit a cultural territory? The six articles in this volume provide case studies from Mexico, El Salvador, Costa Rica, French Guiana and Chile. READ MORE

Paperback: £28.00 | Open Access

The Rock-Art Landscapes of Rombalds Moor, West Yorkshire

Vivien Deacon

This landscape study of the rock-art of Rombalds Moor, West Yorkshire, considers views of and from the sites. In an attempt to understand the rock-art landscapes of prehistory the study considered the environment of the moor and its archaeology along with the ethnography from the whole circumpolar region. READ MORE

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El instrumental de pesca en el Fretum Gaditanum (siglos V a.C. - VI d.C.)

ed. José Manuel Vargas Girón

The study of fishing tackle is an innovative area of research which is improving our understanding of one of the most important past economic activities: fishing. This book analyses fishing tackle in the region known as Fretum Gaditanum (the Strait of Gibraltar), where over a thousand pieces of evidence have been inventoried. READ MORE

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‘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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Weaving in Stones: Garments and Their Accessories in the Mosaic Art of Eretz Israel in Late Antiquity

Aliza Steinberg

This book, copiously illustrated throughout, studies the garments and their accessories worn by some 245 figures represented on approximately 41 mosaic floors (some only partially preserved) that once decorated both public and private structures within the historical-geographical area of Eretz Israel in Late Antiquity. READ MORE

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Sources of Han Décor: Foreign Influence on the Han Dynasty Chinese Iconography of Paradise (206 BC-AD 220)

Sophia-Karin Psarras

Using archaeological data to examine the development of Han dynasty Chinese art (206 BC-AD 220), this book focusses on the iconography of paradise. Influence from the Chinese Bronze Age is discussed along with a surprisingly profound debt to Greece, the Near East and the steppe. READ MORE

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Imágenes y Paisajes: El Arte Rupestre del Noreste de Catamarca, Argentina

Eva Amanda Calomino

Northeast of Catamarca, Argentina, there is a set of shelters and caves located in the rainforest with rock art with virtually no background. This book presents a study and systematic analysis of the plastic-thematic-compositional repertoire of the rock art sites of ‘Los Algarrobales’ and their spatial and temporal distribution. READ MORE

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Public Archaeology: Arts of Engagement

ed. Howard Williams et al.

This collection, stemming from the 2nd University of Chester Archaeology Student Conference 'Archaeo-Engage: Engaging Communities in Archaeology' (April 2017), provides original perspectives on public archaeology’s current practices and future potentials focusing on art/archaeological media, strategies and subjects. READ MORE

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The Lost Abbey of Eynsham

Steve Parrinder

Eynsham was one of the few religious foundations in England in continuous use from the late Saxon period to the Dissolution. This book aims to rescue this important abbey from obscurity by summarising its history and examining its material remains, most of which have never been published before. READ MORE

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The Buckley Potteries: Recent Research and Excavation

Nigel Jones

A regional pottery industry flourished in Buckley, Flintshire, from the medieval period to the mid-20th century. This book, based on recent research and excavations, identifies over 30 production sites. It considers the factors that influenced siting and development, how it changed through time and the reasons for its eventual demise. READ MORE

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Aleksei P. Okladnikov: The Great Explorer of the Past. Volume I

Aleksander K. Konopatskii et al.

Aleksei P. Okladnikov (1908–1981), a prominent Russian archaeologist, spent more than 50 years studying prehistoric sites in various parts of the Soviet Union – in Siberia, Central Asia and Mongolia. This biography will appeal to archaeologists, historians, and anyone interested in the history of the humanities in the twentieth century. READ MORE

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Messages from the Past: Rock Art of Al-Hajar Mountains

Angelo E. Fossati

Angelo E. Fossati takes the reader on an in-depth journey into the various themes present in the rock art of Oman, offering theories on the chronology and interpretation, while exploring the landscape setting of the decorated panels. Highly illustrated throughout, beautiful photographs and scientific tracings of the rock art accompany the text. READ MORE

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A Painted Ridge: Rock art and performance in the Maclear District, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa

David Mendel Witelson

This book explores a suite of spatially close San (Bushmen) rock painting sites in the Maclear District of South Africa’s Eastern Cape Province. As a suite, the sites are remarkable because, despite their proximity to each other, they share patterns of similarity and simultaneous difference. READ MORE

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Brass from the Past

Vanda Morton

Brass from the Past follows the evolution of brass from its earliest forms around 2500 BC through to industrialised production in the eighteenth century, telling the story in the context of the people, economies, cultures, trade and technologies that have themselves defined the alloy and its spread around the world. READ MORE

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La raccolta e la distribuzione dell’acqua a Ventotene in età romana

Giovanni Maria De Rossi

This volume, written by the Director of the Historical-Archaeological museum at Ventotene island, is divided into two parts: the first examines the topographical and technical problem of the water supply on the island, which essentially has no springs; the second analyses the individual components of the water supply system built by the Romans. READ MORE

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El sol, símbolo de continuidad y permanencia: un estudio multidisciplinar sobre la figura soliforme en el arte esquemático de la Provincia de Cádiz

Mercedes Versaci

The purpose of this study is to analyze the soliform figures in schematic cave paintings in the area of Laguna de la Janda and Campo de Gibraltar (Cadiz). Technological, typological, stylistic, semiotic, astronomical, anthropological and landscape aspects of the cave paintings are considered. READ MORE

Paperback: £58.00 | Open Access

Over the Mountains and Far Away: Studies in Near Eastern history and archaeology presented to Mirjo Salvini on the occasion of his 80th birthday

ed. Pavel S. Avetisyan et al.

This volume is a tribute to the career of Professor Mirjo Salvini on the occasion his 80th birthday, composed of 62 papers written by his colleagues and students. The majority of contributions deal with research in the fields of Urartian and Hittite Studies, the topics that attracted Prof. Salvini most during his long and fruitful career. READ MORE

Paperback: £80.00 | eBook: £16.00

Aesthetics, Applications, Artistry and Anarchy: Essays in Prehistoric and Contemporary Art

ed. Jillian Huntley et al.

This volume, in honour of John Kay Clegg, consists of papers by rock art researchers from around the world on topics such as aesthetics, the application of statistical analyses, frontier conflict and layered symbolic meanings, the deliberate use of optical illusion, and the contemporary significance of ancient and street art. 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

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The Geography of Gandhāran Art

ed. Wannaporn Rienjang et al.

This second volume of the Gandhāra Connections project at Oxford University’s Classical Art Research Centre aims to pick apart the regional geography of Gandhāran art, presenting new discoveries at particular sites, textual evidence, and the challenges and opportunities of exploring Gandhāra’s artistic geography. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | Open Access

Greek Art in Motion: Studies in honour of Sir John Boardman on the occasion of his 90th Birthday

ed. Rui Morais et al.

Over 50 papers, first presented at the international congress ‘Greek Art in Motion’ (Lisbon, 2017) in honour of Sir John Boardman’s 90th Birthday, are collected here under the following headings: Sculpture, Architecture, Terracotta & Metal, Greek Pottery, Coins, Greek History & Archaeology, Greeks Overseas, Reception & Collecting, Art & Myth. READ MORE

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De la provincia Celtiberia a la qūrā de Santabariyya: Arqueología de la Antigüedad tardía en la provincia de Cuenca (siglos V-VIII d.C.)

Rafael Barroso Cabrera

This volume presents a historical and archaeological study of the province of Cuenca in Late Antiquity. The study concludes with an examination of the archaeological collection from the province, which has been divided into three large groups: monumental sculpture and epigraphic items, ceramic productions and metalwork arts. READ MORE

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Artistic Practices and Archaeological Research

ed. Dragoş Gheorghiu et al.

This volume – which has come about through a collaborative venture between Dragos Gheorghiu (archaeologist and professional visual artist) and Theodor Barth (anthropologist) – aims at expanding the field of archaeological research with an anthropological understanding of practices that include artistic methods. READ MORE

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Hellenistic Alexandria: Celebrating 24 Centuries – Papers presented at the conference held on December 13–15 2017 at Acropolis Museum, Athens

ed. Christos S. Zerefos et al.

This proceedings volume includes high-level dialogues and philosophical discussions between international experts on Hellenistic Alexandria. The goal was to celebrate the 24 centuries which have elapsed since its foundation and the beginning of the Library and the Museum of Alexandria. READ MORE

Hardback: £68.00 | Open Access

Art of the Ancestors: Spatial and temporal patterning in the ceiling rock art of Nawarla Gabarnmang, Arnhem Land, Australia

Robert G. Gunn

This volume, focusing on the ceiling art at Nawarla Gabarnmang, one of the richest rock art sites in Arnhem Land (in Australia’s Northern Territory), presents a new systematic approach to the archaeological recording and documentation of rock art developed to analyse the spatial and temporal structure of complex rock art panels. READ MORE

Paperback: £150.00 | Open Access

Etnicidad vs. Aculturación: Las necrópolis castellanas de los siglos V-VI d.C. y el asentamiento visigodo en la Península Ibérica. Una mirada desde la meseta sur

Rafael Barroso Cabrera

A study of the political and archaeological controversies surrounding the Castilian Necropoleis of the V-VI Centuries AD and the Visigoth Settlement in the Iberian Peninsula. The author attempts to deconstruct the various controversies and presents fresh analysis based on the archaeological data and literary evidence. READ MORE

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Digital Imaging of Artefacts: Developments in Methods and Aims

ed. Kate Kelley et al.

Proceedings from a workshop held at Wolfson College, Oxford in 2017. In light of rapid technological developments in digital imaging, this volume aims to inform specialist and general readers about some of the ways in which imaging technologies are transforming the study and presentation of archaeological and cultural artefacts. READ MORE

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Narratives and Journeys in Rock Art: A Reader

ed. George Nash et al.

Why publish a Reader? Today, it is relatively easy and convenient to switch on your computer and download an academic paper. However, as many scholars have experienced, historic references are difficult to access. Moreover, some are now lost and are merely references in later papers. This can be frustrating. READ MORE

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Grabados rupestres en La Mancha centro: documentación y estudio de un patrimonio desconocido

Ramiro Rodero Rocío et al.

This book deals with the documentation and interpretation of the rock sites located in La Mancha center (Spain), from the detailed study of the symbols that have been engraved in the rock. READ MORE

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Barrow Old Hall and Twiss Green

Dan Garner et al.

This book presents results of excavations at the moated sites of Barrow Old Hall and Twiss Green, in Warrington, North West England, including evidence for possible aisled halls at both sites, as well as a significant assemblage of medieval and early post-medieval pottery. READ MORE

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The Grotte du Placard at 150: New Considerations on an Exceptional Prehistoric Site

Christophe Delage

The prehistoric site of Le Placard, Southwest France, was first explored 150 years. 19th-century excavations almost emptied the cavity, now surprisingly ill-known. This 150-year milestone grants an opportunity to look back at this exceptional site and what it can tell us about the Late Pleistocene hunting and gathering societies who dwelt there. READ MORE

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Quebrando rocas, una aproximación metodológica para el estudio del cuarzo en contextos arqueológicos de Córdoba (Argentina)

Eduardo Pautassi

This book offers a valuable contribution to the development of a methodology to address the study of archaeological quartz artifacts, combining various analytical tools to study these objects so that we might better understand the technological strategies of hunting societies who made use of this raw material. READ MORE

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Perspectives on materiality in ancient Egypt: Agency, Cultural Reproduction and Change

ed. Maynart Érika et al.

Growing out of a colloquium organised in São Paulo in March 2016, here Nine papers approach the potential of materiality in Ancient Egypt based on several case studies covering a wide range of topics such as Egyptian art, recent perspectives on sex and gender, hierarchies, and the materiality of textual sources and images. READ MORE

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The Life and Works of W.G. Collingwood

Malcolm Craig

This well researched biography provides a comprehensive account of the life and works of William Gershom Collingwood (1854-1932), a nineteenth century polymath whose story should be better known. He was a noted friend and colleague of John Ruskin, whose secretary he later became. READ MORE

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Giving the Past a Future: Essays in Archaeology and Rock Art Studies in Honour of Dr. Phil. h.c. Gerhard Milstreu

ed. James Dodd et al.

This volume celebrates the work of Dr. Phil. h.c. Gerhard Milstreu in his 40th year as director of Tanum Museum of Rock Carving and Rock Art Research Centre, Sweden. A feast of scholarly contributions pay respect to and acknowledge Gerhard’s achievements in the fields of rock art documentation, research, international collaboration and outreach. READ MORE

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Current Research in Egyptology 2017

ed. Ilaria Incordino et al.

Presents selected papers from the 18th Current Research in Egyptology meeting, held in Naples, 2017. Subjects discussed included Graeco-Roman and Byzantine Egypt, Nubian Studies, Language/Texts, Art/Architecture, Religion/Cult, Field Projects, Museums/Archives, Material Culture, Mummies/Coffins, Society, Technologies, Environment. READ MORE

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Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 48 2018

ed. Julian Jansen van Rensburg et al.

Humanities studies on the Arabian Peninsular including anthropology, archaeology, architecture, art, epigraphy, ethnography, history, language, linguistics, literature, numismatics, theology, and more, from the earliest times to the present day or, in the fields of political and social history, to around the end of the Ottoman Empire. READ MORE

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From the Archaeological Record to Virtual Reconstruction

Juana Molina Salido

From the Archaeological Record to Virtual Reconstruction' describes the use of New Information Technologies (IT) for the analyses and interpretation of the archaeological record of an Iron Age fortified settlement, the San Chuis Hillfort (San Martín de Beduledo, Allande, Asturias, Spain). 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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Marcadores gráficos y territorios megalíticos en la Cuenca interior del Tajo: Toledo, Madrid y Guadalajara

Mª Ángeles Lancharro Gutiérrez

The aim of this work is to analyze Late Prehistoric graphical markers, comprising paintings, engravings, Megalithic elements, and other portable objects. The Tajo inner basin (Spain), was chosen for this study due to the lack of scholarship on the subject and the lack of geographical information available for the archaeological sites. READ MORE

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Problems of Chronology in Gandhāran Art

ed. Wannaporn Rienjang et al.

‘Problems of Chronology in Gandhāran Art’ is the first publication of the Gandhāra Connections project at the University of Oxford’s Classical Art Research Centre. It presents the proceedings of the first of three international workshops on fundamental questions in the study of Gandhāran art, held at Oxford in March 2017. READ MORE

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Augustus: From Republic to Empire

ed. Grażyna Bąkowska-Czerner et al.

Proceedings from the conference ‘AUGUSTUS. 23 September 63 BC – 19 August 14 AD – 2000 years of divinity’ held in Kakow, 2014. Papers deal with a variety of topics ranging from architecture, urban issues and painting to fine art represented by glyptics and numismatics. READ MORE

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Considering Creativity: Creativity, Knowledge and Practice in Bronze Age Europe

ed. Joanna Sofaer

The papers in this volume view Bronze Age objects through the lens of creativity in order to offer fresh insights into the interaction between people and the world, as well as the individual and cultural processes that lie behind creative expression. READ MORE

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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

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Die Ausrüstung der römischen Armee auf der Siegessäule des Marcus Aurelius in Rom

Boris Alexander Nikolaus Burandt

The reliefs of the column of Marcus Aurelius in Rome are used extensively for the illustration of Roman soldiers. However, there is no direct comparison between this work of official Roman art and the archaeological finds. This book aims to address this lacuna. 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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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

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Le massif de Lovo, sur les traces du royaume de Kongo

Geoffroy Heimlich

Unlike the Sahara or Southern Africa, the rock art of Central Africa is still largely unknown today. Crossing ethnological, historical, archaeological and mythological points of view, this book illustrates that rock art played an important part in Kongo culture. READ MORE

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L’artisanat dans les cites antiques de l’Algérie

Touatia Amraoui

This book is the first to examine the artisans of ancient North Africa as its core subject. Focusing on urban production in Algeria during Antiquity, this critical study brings together new documentation drawn up on the basis of field data and the consultation of archives from a long history of survey in Algeria and France. READ MORE

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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

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Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 47 2017

ed. Julian Jansen van Rensburg et al.

Papers from the fiftieth meeting of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, the principal international academic forum for research on the Arabian Peninsula. READ MORE

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Large Scale Rhodian Sculpture of Hellenistic and Roman Times

Kalliope Bairami

This volume presents the large-scale Rhodian sculpture of the Hellenistic and Roman period through the publication of sixty unpublished sculptures of life size or larger than life size, together with forty-five sculptures already published. READ MORE

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L’arte rupestre dell’età dei metalli nella penisola italiana: localizzazione dei siti in rapporto al territorio, simbologie e possibilità interpretative

ed. Renata Grifoni Cremonesi et al.

This volume presents the proceedings of the conference “L’arte rupestre dell’età dei metalli nella penisola italiana: localizzazione dei siti in rapporto al territorio, simbologie e possibilità interpretative”, University of Pisa on 15th June 2015 READ MORE

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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

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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

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Mesoamerican Religions and Archaeology

Aleksandar Boškovic et al.

The main goal of this book is to produce a methodologically sound and ethically valid interdisciplinary introduction into the exciting world of ancient Mesoamerica. READ MORE

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Archaeology with Art

ed. Helen Chittock et al.

Based on a 2013 Theoretical Archaeology Group (TAG) conference session, this book aims to merge the perspectives of artists and archaeologists on making art. It explores the relationship between archaeology and art practice, the interactions between materials and practitioners, and the processes that result in the objects and images we call ‘art’. READ MORE

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The White Lady and Atlantis: Ophir and Great Zimbabwe

Jean-Loïc Le Quellec

This meticulous investigation, based around a famous rock image, the ‘White Lady’, makes it possible to take stock of the mythical presuppositions that infuse a great deal of scientific research, especially in the case of rock art studies. READ MORE

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Le décor architectural artuqide en pierre de Mardin placé dans son contexte regional

Deniz Beyazit

This volume studies the architecture of the city of Mardin in South-east Anatolia produced under the patronage of the Artuqids, whose influence held sway from c. 1101-1409. READ MORE

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Myths about Rock Art

Robert G. Bednarik

Rather than considering the myths supposedly depicted in the world’s rock art, this book examines the myths archaeologists and others have created about the meanings and significance of rock art. READ MORE

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Archival Theory, Chronology and Interpretation of Rock Art in the Western Cape, South Africa

Siyakha Mguni

This book advocates the archival capacity of rock art and uses archival perspectives to analyse the chronology of paintings in order to formulate a framework for their historicised interpretations. READ MORE

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Rock Art of the Vindhyas: An Archaeological Survey

Ajay Pratap

How does rock art as an object fashioned by human hands then differ from tools? What utility does it have beyond its symbolic value? The Vindhyan corpus of rock paintings has provided us with a very valuable opportunity to be answering such questions READ MORE

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Art and Architecture in Neolithic Orkney

Antonia Thomas

This book offers a groundbreaking analysis of Neolithic art and architecture in Orkney, focussing upon the incredible collection of hundreds of decorated stones being revealed by the current excavations at the Ness of Brodgar. READ MORE

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Paleoart and Materiality

ed. Robert G. Bednarik et al.

This book addresses the presentation of scientific approaches to the materiality of rock art, ranging from recording and sampling methods to data analyses. The issue of the materiality of visual productions of the distant past is addressed through various scientific approaches, including fieldwork, laboratory techniques and data analysis protocols. READ MORE

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Boughton: The House, its People and its Collections

Richard Scott et al.

In this sumptuous portrait of Boughton House, known as ‘the English Versailles’, the present Duke sets the scene with a history of his ancestors who acquired the Northamptonshire manor in the reign of Henry VIII. Ralph, 1st Duke of Montagu (1638–1709), Charles II’s envoy to Louis XIV, transformed Boughton into a palatial homage to French culture. READ MORE

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Late Bronze Age Flintworking from Ritual Zones in Southern Scandinavia

Miroslaw Masojc et al.

This book is devoted to flintworking encountered in the so-called cult houses and ritual zones from the Late Bronze Age in southern Scandinavia, where thousands of barrows were built in the period from the Neolithic to the end of the Early Bronze Age READ MORE

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Rock Art Studies: News of the World V

ed. Paul Bahn et al.

This is the fifth volume in the series Rock Art Studies: News of the World. Like the previous editions, it covers rock art research and management across the globe over a five-year period, in this case the years 2010 to 2014 inclusive. READ MORE

Paperback: £70.00 | eBook: £16.00

Post-Palaeolithic Filiform Rock Art in Western Europe

ed. Fernando Coimbra et al.

This session focuses on Filiform rock art which appears as a spontaneous technique, more simple and immediate than pecking, good either for autonomous strands of expression, or for sketches and first drafts regarding works of painting or pecking. READ MORE

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Public Images, Private Readings: Multi-Perspective Approaches to the Post-Palaeolithic Rock Art

ed. Ramón Fábregas Valcarce et al.

A significant number of Holocene societies throughout the world have resorted at one time or another to the making of paints or carvings on different places. The aim of the session A11e, held within the XVII World UISPP Congress, was to put together the experiences of specialists from different areas of the Iberian Peninsula and the World. READ MORE

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Intellectual and Spiritual Expression of Non-Literate Peoples

ed. Emmanuel Anati

Proceedings of the session 'Intellectual and Spiritual Expression of Non-literate Peoples', part of the XVII World UISPP Congress, held in Burgos, 2014. The session brought together experts from various disciplines to share experience and scientific approaches for a better understanding of human creativity and behaviour in prehistory. READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00 | Open Access

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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To See the Invisible: Karelian Rock Art

Arsen Faradzhev

This contribution considers 25 years of discovery of the possible origins and development of the Rock Art Tradition to create Karelian Rock Art images under the open sky through the analysis of different types of intercessions into the horizontal surface of granite rocks. READ MORE

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Arthur Evans in Dubrovnik and Split (1875-1882)

Branko Kirigin

This work presents details on the everyday life of Arthur Evans in Dubrovnik and Split as seen by the local people who wrote about him in newspapers, journals or books, material that is not easily available to those interested in Evans’s pre-Knossos period. READ MORE

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Languages of Southern Arabia

ed. Orhan Elmaz et al.

The special session in 2013, Languages of Southern Arabia, was the fifth in the Seminar for Arabian Studies special session series. READ MORE

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Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 44 2014

ed. Robert Hoyland et al.

Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 2013. READ MORE

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Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 43 2013

ed. Lloyd Weeks et al.

Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 2012. READ MORE

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Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 42 2012

ed. Janet Starkey

Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 2011 READ MORE

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The Nabataeans in Focus: Current Archaeological Research at Petra

ed. Laila Nehmé et al.

Proceedings of the special session held during the Seminar for Arabian Studies 2011. READ MORE

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Lemnian Earth and the earths of the Aegean

Effie Photos-Jones et al.

The earths of the Aegean were used daily by people as medicines, pigments, fumigants, mordants or washing powders. This book investigates whether they can be found today on the islands that gave them their names and whether they still ‘work’. READ MORE

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Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 41 2011

ed. Janet Starkey

Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 2010. READ MORE

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The Development of Arabic as a Written Language

ed. Michael C.A. Macdonald

Proceedings of the special session held during the Seminar for Arabian Studies 2009. READ MORE

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Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 40 2010

ed. Janet Starkey

Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 2009. READ MORE

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Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 39 2009

ed. Janet Starkey

Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 2008. READ MORE

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Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 38 2008

ed. Lloyd Weeks et al.

Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 2007. READ MORE

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Art as Metaphor

ed. Aron Mazel et al.

Enigmatic, esoteric and fascinating, the rock-art of the British Isles has for a long time been a well-kept secret. This volume brings together a carefully selected collection of papers reporting on recent discoveries and regional surveys covering British prehistoric rock-art from over 10,000 years ago. READ MORE

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Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 37 2007

ed. Lloyd Weeks et al.

Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 2006. READ MORE

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Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 36 2006

ed. Rob Carter et al.

Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 2005. READ MORE

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Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 35 2005

ed. Michael C.A. Macdonald

Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 2004. READ MORE

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Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 34 2004

Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 2003. READ MORE

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Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 33 2003

ed. Michael C.A. Macdonald

Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 2002. READ MORE

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Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 26 1996

Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 1995. READ MORE

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Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 20 1990

Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 1989. READ MORE

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Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 17 1987

Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 1986. READ MORE

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Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 15 1985

Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 1984. READ MORE

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Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 9 1979

Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 1978. READ MORE

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Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 6 1976

Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 1975. READ MORE

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Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 1-3 1971

Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 1968-1970. READ MORE

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