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St Albans Abbey: The Excavation of the Chapter House 1978

ed. Martin Biddle et al.

Excavations at the site of the medieval chapter house of St Albans Abbey in 1978 uncovered fragments of decorated floor tiles of the Anglo-Saxon abbey and associated burials, along with the magnificent floor of relief-decorated tiles of the medieval chapter house, and the graves of 16 known figures of the late 11th-to 15th-century abbey. READ MORE

Hardback: £110.00 | Open Access

London’s Waterfront and its World, 1666–1800

John Schofield et al.

This volume, covering the period 1666–1800, considers the archaeology of the port of London on a wide scale, from the City down the Thames to Deptford. During this period, with the waterfront at its centre, London became the hub of the new British empire, contributing to the exploitation of people from other lands known as slavery. READ MORE

Hardback: £50.00 | Open Access

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

Greek Religion in Tauric Chersonesos

Tetiana Shevchenko

Tauric Chersonesos was one of the prominent ancient Greek centres on the north coast of the Black Sea. This comprehensive study of the cults of the gods of the Chersonesan polis, firmly based on the available sources, sheds new light on the religious life of this ancient Greek centre at various stages in its development. READ MORE

Paperback: £40.00 | eBook: £16.00

No Place Like Home: Ancient Near Eastern Houses and Households

ed. Laura Battini et al.

This book had its genesis in a series of 6 popular and well-attended ASOR conference sessions on Household Archaeology in the Ancient Near East. The 18 chapters are organized in three thematic sections: Architecture as Archive of Social Space; The Active Household; and Ritual Space at Home. READ MORE

Paperback: £48.00 | 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

Boughton: The House, its People and its Collections

Richard Buccleuch et al.

It was the dream of the Duke of Buccleuch’s ambitious forebear Ralph, 1st Duke of Montagu, to transform his ancestral home in Northamptonshire from a Tudor manor house into a grand seat with the majesty that had so impressed him at Versailles when he was Charles II’s envoy to the court of Louis XIV. READ MORE

Paperback: £20.00

Use of Space and Domestic Areas: Functional Organisation and Social Strategies

ed. Luc Jallot et al.

The organization of inhabited space is the direct expression of the deep integration of societies with their cultural and natural environment. Contributions in this volume show the progress of research in terms of understanding the use of space on different scales, from the household to the village, focusing on Neolithic and Bronze Age contexts. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | Open Access

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

Hardback: £80.00

Life, Death and Rubbish Disposal in Roman Norton, North Yorkshire

Janet Phillips et al.

This volume reports on excavations in advance of the development of a site in Norton-on-Derwent, North Yorkshire close to the line of the main Roman road running from the crossing point of the River Derwent near Malton Roman fort to York. This site provided much additional information on aspects of the poorly understood ‘small town’ of Delgovicia. READ MORE

Paperback: £48.00 | eBook: £16.00

‘For My Descendants and Myself, a Nice and Pleasant Abode’ – Agency, Micro-history and Built Environment

ed. Göran Tagesson et al.

This volume examines how people have been making, using and transforming buildings and built environments, and how buildings have been perceived, from the Byzantine period to modern times. It also considers a diversity of built constructions – including dwellings and public buildings, sheds and manor houses, and secular and sacral structures. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

A Catalogue of the Sculpture Collection at Wilton House

ed. Peter Stewart et al.

The Wilton House sculptures constituted one of the largest and most celebrated collections of ancient art in Europe, formed around the late 1710s and 1720s by Thomas Herbert, the eccentric 8th Earl of Pembroke. Lavishly illustrated with specially commissioned photographs, this catalogue offers the first comprehensive publication of the collection. READ MORE

Hardback: £90.00

El cerro de Alarcos (Ciudad Real): Formación y desarrollo de un oppidum ibérico

Mª del Rosario García Huerta et al.

This book presents results from the archaeological research which has been carried out since 1997 in Sector III of the Alarcos site, located a few kilometres from Ciudad Real. The research has made it possible to understand the communities that, from the end of the Bronze Age to the end of the Iron Age, inhabited this town and its surrounding area. READ MORE

Paperback: £32.00 | Open Access

The Later Saxon and Early Norman Manorial Settlement at Guiting Power, Gloucestershire

Alistair Marshall

This volume outlines an investigation of the early manor at Guiting Power, a village in the Cotswolds with Saxon origins, lying in an area with interesting entries in the Domesday Survey of 1086. READ MORE

Paperback: £28.00 | eBook: £16.00

London’s Waterfront 1100–1666: Excavations in Thames Street, London, 1974–84

John Schofield et al.

This book presents and celebrates the mile-long Thames Street in the City of London and the land south of it to the River Thames as an archaeological asset. Four Museum of London excavations of 1974–84 are presented: Swan Lane, Seal House, New Fresh Wharf and Billingsgate Lorry Park. Here the findings of the period 1100–1666 are presented. READ MORE

Paperback: £65.00 | Open Access

Early Medieval Settlement in Upland Perthshire: Excavations at Lair, Glen Shee 2012-17

David Strachan et al.

Excavation of seven turf buildings at Lair in Glen Shee confirms the introduction of Pitcarmick buildings to the hills of north-east Perth and Kinross in the early 7th century AD. Clusters of these at Lair, and elsewhere in the hills, are interpreted as integrated, spatially organised farm complexes comprising byre-houses and outbuildings. READ MORE

Hardback: £29.00 | Open Access

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

Paperback: £30.00 | eBook: £16.00

Household Food Storage in Ancient Israel and Judah

Tim Frank

This volume serves as a source book on domestic food storage in Ancient Israel and Judah by outlining important ethnographic and ancient textual and pictorial sources relevant to the discussion. These allow us to understand the motivated actions in relation to food storage, and the significance of food storage in daily life. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

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

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Development of Domestic Space in the Maltese Islands from the Late Middle Ages to the Second Half of the Twentieth Century

George A. Said-Zammit

This study traces and analyses the evolution of domestic space in Maltese vernacular and ‘polite’ houses from medieval to contemporary times. READ MORE

Paperback: £65.00

The Development of Domestic Space in the Maltese Islands from the Late Middle Ages to the Second Half of the Twentieth Century

Alistair Marshall et al.

This study traces and analyses the evolution of domestic space in Maltese vernacular and ‘polite’ houses from medieval to contemporary times. READ MORE

Hardback: £85.00 | eBook: £16.00

Boughton: The House, its People and its Collections

Richard Buccleuch 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

Paperback: £17.95

Late Bronze Age Flintworking from Ritual Zones in Southern Scandinavia

Mirosław Masojć 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

Paperback: £30.00 | eBook: £16.00