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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

Matriarchy in Bronze Age Crete

Joan M. Cichon

This book makes a compelling case for a matriarchal Bronze Age Crete. It is acknowledged that the preeminent deity was a Female Divine, and that women played a major role in Cretan society, but there is a lively, ongoing debate regarding the centrality of women in Bronze Age Crete. a gap in the scholarly literature which this book seeks to fill. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | Open Access

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 Later sections present palaeoseimological and archaeological data (for the most part previously unpublished) on various sites in the Italian peninsula and the wider Mediterranean world and its frontiers.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

Tutankhamun Knew the Names of the Two Great Gods: Dt and nHH as Fundamental Concepts of Pharaonic Ideology

Steven R.W. Gregory

Tutankhamun Knew the Names of the Two Great Gods offers a new interpretation of the terms Dt and nHH as fundamental concepts of Pharaonic ideology, terms that, until now, have often been treated as synonyms reflecting notions related to the vastness of time.

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Paperback: £30.00 | Open Access

Old Oswestry Hillfort and its Landscape: Ancient Past, Uncertain Future

ed. Tim Malim et al.

This book, organised into 14 well-crafted chapters, charts the archaeology, folklore, heritage and landscape development of one of England's most enigmatic monuments, Old Oswestry Hillfort, from the Iron Age, through its inclusion as part of an early medieval boundary between England and Wales, to its role during World War I. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

Maritime-Related Cults in the Coastal Cities of Philistia during the Roman Period

Simona Rodan

This study questions the origins and traditions of the cultic rites practised during Roman times in ‘Peleshet’ (Philistia), located along the southern shores of the Land of Israel. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Ancient Egyptian Book of the Moon: Coffin Texts Spells 154–160

Gyula Priskin

This book proposes that Coffin Texts spells 154–160, recorded at the beginning of the 2nd millennium BCE, form the oldest composition about the moon in ancient Egypt and, indeed, the world. Based on a new translation, the detailed analysis of these spells reveals that they provide a chronologically ordered account of the phenomena of a lunar month. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | eBook: £16.00

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

Paperback: £75.00 | eBook: £16.00

A Bestiary of Monsters in Greek Mythology

Spyros Syropoulos

The aim of this book is to explore the realm of the imaginary world of Greek mythology and present the reader with a categorization of monstrosity, referring to some of the most noted examples in each category. READ MORE

Paperback: £19.99 | eBook: £16.00

Imágenes de centauros en los vasos áticos de figuras negras y de figuras rojas

María Herranz

The centaur, a hybrid being with the body of horse and a human head and torso, first appeared in the mountains of Thessaly. This book is composed of a catalogue divided into nine chapters. Each chapter comprises catalogue entries for a number of black-figure and red-figure Attic vases. READ MORE

Paperback: £54.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £10.00

The Death of the Maiden in Classical Athens

Katia Margariti

The present study examines the death of maidens in classical Athens, combining the study of Attic funerary iconography with research on classical Attic maiden burials, funerary inscriptions, tragic plays, as well as the relevant Attic myths READ MORE

Paperback: £90.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £10.00

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

Paperback: £55.00

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

Paperback: £30.00 | eBook: £16.00

Studies on the Vignettes from Chapter 17 of the Book of the Dead

Mykola Tarasenko

This book is a comprehensive study of the myth of the Egyptian deities mś.w Bdšt - ‘Children of Weakness’ - and the scene depicting the cat, cutting off the head of the serpent under the branches of the išd-tree found on a number of Book of the Dead chapter 17 vignettes. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | eBook: £16.00