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Pottery from the University of California, Berkeley Excavations in the Area of the Maški Gate (MG22), Nineveh, 1989-1990

Eleanor Barbanes Wilkinson et al.

Nineveh, Iraq, is one of the longest occupied cities in the world, dating at least back to the mid-7th millennium BC. UC Berkeley excavations uncovered a district of large dwellings and wide streets near the Maški Gate (MG22), providing a stratigraphic history of Late Assyrian ceramics at the centre of the empire through to the 7th century BC. READ MORE

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Thin Section Petrography, Geochemistry and Scanning Electron Microscopy of Archaeological Ceramics

Patrick Sean Quinn

Using over 400 colour figures of a diverse range of artefact types and archaeological periods from 50 countries worldwide, this book outlines the mineralogical, chemical and microstructural composition of ancient ceramics and provides comprehensive guidelines for their scientific study within archaeology. READ MORE

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Late Roman Dorset Black-Burnished Ware (BB1)

Malcolm Lyne

Much has been written about Roman Dorset Black-Burnished Ware (BB1) and its Late Iron Age Durotrigian origins since the industry was first recognised at the end of the 1960s. However, this has mostly focused on the forms produced and distributed during the 1st to 3rd centuries. This publication covers those of the late 3rd to early 5th century. READ MORE

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Paisajes, espacios y materialidades: Arqueología rural altomedieval en la península ibérica

ed. Sara Prata et al.

Rural landscapes are increasingly important when analysing the processes of change following the collapse of the Roman imperial structure. This volume presents contributions from key researchers in early medieval peasant archaeology in the north-western quadrant of the Peninsula, offering a multi-scale image of the main lines of ongoing research. READ MORE

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Pottery Making and Communities During the 5th Millennium BCE in Fars Province, Southwestern Iran

Takehiro Miki

This book explores pottery making and communities during the Bakun period (c. 5000 – 4000 BCE) in the Kur River Basin, Fars province, southwestern Iran, through the analysis of ceramic materials collected at Tall-e Jari A, Tall-e Gap, and Tall-e Bakun A & B. READ MORE

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The Neolithic Cemetery at Tell el-Kerkh

ed. Akira Tsuneki et al.

The Neolithic Cemetery at Tell el-Kerkh is the second volume of the final reports on the excavations at Tell el-Kerkh, northwest Syria, focusing on the discovery of a Pottery Neolithic cemetery dating between c. 6400 and 6100 BC, one of the oldest outdoor communal cemeteries in West Asia. READ MORE

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Koukounaries I: Mycenaean Pottery from Selected Contexts

Robert B. Koehl et al.

Excavations on the Koukounaries Hill, Paros, Greece from 1976-1992 revealed a 12th century B.C.E. Mycenaean building, an Iron Age settlement, and an Archaic sanctuary. This volume presents the pottery from five areas inside the building, as well as the pottery from a limited reoccupation after the building's destruction and abandonment. READ MORE

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Journal of Hellenistic Pottery and Material Culture Volume 5 2020 / 2021

ed. Renate Rosenthal-Heginbottom et al.

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Lyde Green Roman Villa, Emersons Green, South Gloucestershire

ed. Matthew S. Hobson et al.

The Roman villa at Lyde Green was excavated between mid-2012 and mid-2013 along with its surroundings and antecedent settlement. The results of the stratigraphic analysis are given here, along with specialist reports on the human remains, pottery (including thin sections), ceramic building material, small finds, coinage and iron-working waste. READ MORE

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Europa Postmediaevalis 2020

ed. Gabriela Blažková et al.

'Post-medieval pottery in the spare time' is a collection of papers planned for what would have been the second Europa Postmediaevalis conference. The focus is on the Early Modern period (15th to 18th centuries) and the growing use of new ceramic forms for leisure activities (smoking, drinking coffee or alcohol, garden strolls or games). READ MORE

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Le four de Sévrier et autres fours et fourneaux d’argile aux âges des métaux en Europe occidentale

Jean Coulon

This volume looks at the history of the Sevrier kiln, an artefact discovered in 1974 in Lake Annecy, considered in turn as one of the earliest Western pottery kilns, an enigmatic stove for domestic use, and a technological link in the Final Bronze Age which heralded the professionalisation of pottery, hitherto a purely domestic industry. READ MORE

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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

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Searching for the 17th Century on Nevis: The Survey and Excavation of Two Early Plantation Sites

Robert Philpott et al.

'Searching for the 17th Century on Nevis' is the first of a series of monographs dedicated to the archaeological investigation of the landscape, buildings and artefacts of the Eastern Caribbean by the Nevis Heritage Project. This volume presents the results of documentary research and excavation on two sugar plantation sites on the island of Nevis. READ MORE

Paperback: £42.00 | Open Access

The Maltese Archipelago at the Dawn of History

ed. Davide Tanasi et al.

This collection of essays provides a reassessment of the multifaceted evidence which emerged from excavations carried out in 1909 and 1959 in the settlement of Bahrija, both largely unpublished until now. Bahrija is a key site for understanding the later stages of Maltese prehistory before the beginning of the Phoenician colonial period. READ MORE

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Scelte tecnologiche, expertise e aspetti sociali della produzione

Vanessa Forte

Ceramic technology is a topic widely explored in archaeology, especially for its social inferences. This volume addresses the social aspects of production and the role of potters within prehistoric communities. The book focusses on the Copper Age when social complexity was incipient and ceramic production was not considered a formalised activity. READ MORE

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Ephyra-Epirus: The Mycenaean Acropolis

Thanasis I. Papadopoulos et al.

This volume presents the results of the 1975-1986 and 2007-2008 excavations on the prehistoric-Mycenaean acropolis of Ephyra, one of the most important Bronze Age sites of Epirus. Ephyra is a small coastal fortified site in the region of the lower Acheron valley, and it has produced impressive and, in some cases, unique Bronze Age remains. READ MORE

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Paisajes en un sector de la Quebrada de Humahuaca durante la Etapa Agroalfarera

Agustina Scaro

A landscape and ceramics study of Tumbaya located in Quebrada de Humahuaca (northern Argentina). The research aims to improve understanding of local pre-Inca societies and the impact of Inca domination on them from different lines of evidence. READ MORE

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Pottery of Manqabad

Ilaria Incordino

This book presents a catalogue of selected pottery from the monastic site of Manqabad (Asyut, Egypt) as part of of an ongoing study and conservation project at the University of Naples. The typologies identified include the most relevant Byzantine classes and a particular link with production from the Middle Egypt region. READ MORE

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Journal of Hellenistic Pottery and Material Culture Volume 4 2019

ed. Renate Rosenthal-Heginbottom et al.

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Uno sguardo su Pisa ellenistica da piazza del Duomo

Emanuele Taccola

Excavations in Pisa carried out between 1985 and 1988 in Piazza del Duomo, close to the Leaning Tower (saggio D) provided much new data regarding the origins of the city. This book studies the ceramic finds and redefines the role of Pisa in the Hellenistic period as one of the major trade centres of northern coastal Etruria. READ MORE

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Kom al-Ahmer – Kom Wasit II: Coin Finds 2012–2016 / Late Roman and Early Islamic Pottery from Kom al-Ahmer

Michele Asolati et al.

This volume presents over 1070 coins (ca. 310 BC–AD 641) and 1320 examples of Late Roman and Early Islamic pottery. Kom al-Ahmer and Kom Wasit emerge as centers of an exchange network involving large-scale trade of raw materials to and from the central and eastern Mediterranean. READ MORE

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Scambi e commerci in area vesuviana

ed. Darío Bernal-Casasola et al.

This monograph includes the study of nearly 500 amphorae recovered during the pioneering stratigraphic excavations carried out in 1980-1981 at the Forum of Pompeii. The work represents the first Pompeian monograph dedicated exclusively to the amphoric evidence discovered at the city buried by the eruption of Vesuvius. READ MORE

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Dating Urban Classical Deposits: Approaches and Problems in Using Finds to Date Strata

Guido Furlan

This book considers the dating of archaeological strata on the basis of the assemblages recovered from them. It reviews the present state of archaeological practice and follows this with a theoretical discussion of the key concepts involved in the issue of dating deposits. READ MORE

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Pottery from Roman Malta

Maxine Anastasi et al.

A comprehensive study of Maltese pottery forms from key stratified deposits spanning the 1st century BC to mid-4th century AD. Ceramic material is analysed and quantified in a bid to understand Maltese pottery production during the Roman period, and trace the type and volume of ceramic-borne goods that were circulating the central Mediterranean. READ MORE

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I Nebrodi nell’antichità: Città Culture Paesaggio

Francesco Collura

The Nebrodi mountains, central-northern Sicily, have long remained archeologically unexplored. This volume hopes to increase the knowledge of many aspects of this part of the island: the meeting between indigenous and Greek cultures, their coexistence, the types of settlement and the organization of cities, the trade and the local productions. READ MORE

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Tracing Pottery-Making Recipes in the Prehistoric Balkans 6th–4th Millennia BC

ed. Silvia Amicone et al.

Balkan ceramic studies is an emerging field within archaeology. This book brings together diverse studies by leading researchers and upcoming scholars, capturing the variety of current archaeological, ethnographic, experimental and scientific studies on Balkan ceramic production, distribution and use. 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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Ceramics in Transition: Production and Exchange of Late Byzantine-Early Islamic Pottery in Southern Transjordan and the Negev

Elisabeth Holmqvist

This book focuses on the utilitarian ceramic traditions during the socio-political transition from the late Byzantine into the early Islamic Umayyad and ‘Abbasid periods, in southern Transjordan and the Negev. Production clusters, manufacturing techniques, distribution patterns, and material links between communities are analysed. READ MORE

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Atlas of Ceramic Fabrics 2

Sara T. Levi et al.

‘Atlas of Ceramic Fabrics 2. Italy: Southern Tyrrhenian. Neolithic – Bronze Age’, the second in a series of atlases organized according to geographical areas, chronology and types of wares, presents and interprets the petrographic composition of pre and protohistoric pottery (6th-1st mill. BCE) found in the southwestern part of Italy. READ MORE

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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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Greco-Roman Cities at the Crossroads of Cultures: The 20th Anniversary of Polish-Egyptian Conservation Mission Marina el-Alamein

ed. Grażyna Bąkowska-Czerner et al.

Papers present research from different regions ranging from ancient Mauritania, through Africa, Egypt, Cyprus, Palestine, Syria, as well as sites in Crimea and Georgia. Topics include: topography, architecture, interiors and décor, religious syncretism, the importance of ancient texts, pottery studies and conservation. 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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Le classi ceramiche della “tradizione mista” a Kos nel Tardo Bronzo IA

Salvatore Vitale

This volume focuses on the pottery classes of the ‘Entangled Tradition’, recovered at the settlement of the ‘Serraglio’ on Kos during the early Late Bronze Age period. The results reveal new information on the chronology, typology, and decoration of Koan Painted Fine (PF) and Painted Medium-Coarse to Coarse (PMC-C) ceramics. READ MORE

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Journal of Hellenistic Pottery and Material Culture Volume 3 2018

ed. Renate Rosenthal-Heginbottom et al.

Containing professional articles, book reviews, and short presentations of research projects, the third volume of JHP continues to provide a forum for all kinds of studies on Hellenistic pottery and everyday objects. READ MORE

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The Mycenaean Cemetery at Achaia Clauss near Patras

Constantinos Paschalidis et al.

Presents the study of the finds from the Mycenaean cemetery of Clauss near Patras, carried out between 1988-1992 under the direction of Prof. Thanassis Papadopoulos. During the excavation project, fifteen chamber tombs were located and researched in detail, to be added to those already known from the pre-war excavations by Nikolaos Kyparissis. READ MORE

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Pottery Production, Landscape and Economy of Roman Dalmatia

ed. Goranka Lipovac Vrkljan et al.

This book presents interdisciplinary research carried out on the Roman sites of pottery workshops active within the coastal area of the province of Dalmatia as well as on material recovered during the excavations. READ MORE

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Winifred Lamb: Aegean Prehistorian and Museum Curator

David W. J. Gill

The first comprehensive biography of pioneering archaeologist and museum curator Winnifred Lamb, who was honorary keeper of Greek antiquities at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge in the four decades immediately following the First World War. READ MORE

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The Roman Pottery Manufacturing Site in Highgate Wood: Excavations 1966-78

A. E. Brown et al.

Excavations at Highgate Wood, London, over a period of eight years uncovered at least ten pottery kilns, waster heaps, ditches and pits, but only a few definite structures. This volume provides a very detailed analysis of the forms and fabrics of the pottery finds. READ MORE

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Handel in Krisenzeiten: Ägyptische-mykenische Handelsbeziehungen in der Ramessidenzeit

Birgit Schiller

An overview of the sites of Mycenaean pottery finds in Egypt and Nubia, this book analyses data from more than forty locations and presents a historical context for the vessels and sherds discovered. READ MORE

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A Kerma Ancien Cemetery in the Northern Dongola Reach

Derek A. Welsby

Presents the final report on the excavations of a Kerma Ancien cemetery discovered by the Sudan Archaeological Research Society during its Northern Dongola Reach Survey (1993-1997). It is one of the very few cemeteries of this date to have been fully excavated and provides interesting data on funerary culture as practised in a rural environment. READ MORE

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Dosariyah: An Arabian Neolithic Coastal Community in the Central Gulf

ed. Philipp Drechsler

Describes the work carried out by the joint German-Saudi Dosariyah Archaeological Research Project (DARP) between 2010 and 2014 at Dosariyah, located in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. READ MORE

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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

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Egyptian and Imported Pottery from the Red Sea port of Mersa Gawsis, Egypt

Sally Wallace-Jones et al.

The unique site of Mersa Gawasis was a base for seaborne trade along the Red Sea coast during the Middle Kingdom. This volume presents the site’s wide variety of ceramic material, offering also an interpretation of what pottery reveals about activities at the site. READ MORE

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Estudios para la configuración de las facies cerámicas altoimperiales en el Sur de la Península Ibérica

ed. P. Ruiz Montes et al.

An exploration of the economy and trade in the South of the Iberian Peninsula during the High Roman Empire, focussing on the study of ceramic contexts in several market places and consumption centres located in the region. READ MORE

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Atlas of Ceramic Fabrics 1

Valentina Cannavò et al.

This book presents and interprets the petrographic composition of Bronze Age Impasto pottery (23rd-10th centuries BCE) found in the eastern part of Italy. This is the first of a series of Atlases organised according to geographical areas, chronology and types of wares. This volume contains 935 samples from 63 sites. READ MORE

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Agia Varvara-Almyras: An Iron Age Copper Smelting Site in Cyprus

ed. Christina Peege et al.

This volume presents the results of a comprehensive post-excavation analysis of the stratigraphy, geology, metallurgical materials (furnaces, tuyeres), finds (pottery, furnace lining, stone tools), as well as a synthesis of the copper smelting technology at Agia Varvara-Almyras, Cyprus. READ MORE

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Ceramic manufacturing techniques and cultural traditions in Nubia from the 8th to the 3rd millennium BC

Giulia D’Ercole

This book presents a comprehensive critical analysis of diverse ceramic assemblages from Sai Island, in the Middle Nile Valley of Northern Sudan, on the border between ancient Upper and Lower Nubia. The assemblages included in this study cover about five millennia, spanning the period c. 8000 to c. 2500 BC. READ MORE

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Innovative Approaches and Explorations in Ceramic Studies

ed. Sandra L. López Varela

This book celebrates thirty years of Ceramic Ecology, an international symposium initiated at the 1986 American Anthropological Association. Contributions explore the application of instrumental techniques and experimental studies to analyze ceramics and follow innovative approaches to evaluate methods and theories. READ MORE

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Road Archaeology in the Middle Nile: Volume 2

Michael Mallinson et al.

Reports on the findings of rescue excavations carried out by SARS in 1994 in advance of the construction of the North Challenge Road, Sudan. The excavation area encompassed from opposite the Pyramids of Meroe to Atbara. READ MORE

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The Hunting Farmers: Understanding ancient human subsistence in the central part of the Korean peninsula during the Late Holocene

Seungki Kwak

The central hypothesis of this research is that there was a wide range of resource utilization along with rice farming around 3,400-2,600 BP. This hypothesis contrasts with prevailing rice-based models, where climatically driven intensive rice agriculture from 3,400 BP is thought to be the dominant subsistence strategy that drove social complexity. READ MORE

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Ancient Engineering: Selective Ceramic Processing in the Middle Balsas Region of Guerrero, Mexico

Jennifer Meanwell

This volume has two main objectives: establishing a chronology of the Middle Balsas and detailing the region’s pottery production methods. The author posits that pottery intended for different functions was often deliberately made and/or decorated in ways that were chosen to make the vessels more appropriate for their intended functions. READ MORE

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Tarascan Pottery Production in Michoacán, Mexico

Eduardo Williams

This book examines a contemporary pottery tradition in Mesoamerica, but also looks back to the earliest examples of cultural development in this area. By means of ethnographic analogy and ceramic ecology, this study seeks to shed light on a modern indigenous community and on the theory, method and practice of ethnoarchaeology. 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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El Sur de la Península Ibérica y el Mediterráneo Occidental: relaciones culturales en la segunda mitad del II milenio a.C.

Juan Manuel Garrido Anguita

Greek epics are the basis for the first speculations that link societies all along the Mediterranean coast. This book strives to distinguish reality from myth in the pursuit of a bond of certainty between the data provided by historical, literary and archaeological sources. READ MORE

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Aportes del enfoque tecnológico a la arqueología precolombina

Catherine Lara

The Cuyes River Valley, Ecuador, located in the Northwest of South America, acts as a transition corridor between the Andean and Amazon regions. This volume attempts to determine the ethnic origin of the pre-Columbian inhabitants of the Cuyes valley through the study of ceramics excavated in 2009. READ MORE

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La Cerámica Común romana en la Bahía Gaditana en Época romana

ed. Lourdes Girón Anguiozar

This volumes examines Roman pottery and production centers in the bay of Gaditana, modern-day Cádiz. READ MORE

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Ceramiche vicinorientali della Collezione Popolani

Stefano Anastasio et al.

This volume illustrates the Popolani Collection at the Archaeological Museum of Florence, consisting of ancient pottery vessels, terracotta oil-lamps, glazed Islamic tiles, Romano-Byzantine glassware, as well as various objects from the Damascene antique market. READ MORE

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Cultural Dynamics and Production Activities in Ancient Western Mexico

ed. Eduardo Williams et al.

This book presents a collection of papers from the Symposium on Cultural Dynamics and Production Activities in Ancient Western Mexico, held at the Center for Archaeological Research of the Colegio de Michoacán on September 18-19, 2014. READ MORE

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La ceramica bassomedievale a Pisa e San Genesio (San Miniato-Pi)

Beatrice Fatighenti

This book presents the study of pottery in two medieval contexts, Pisa (a city) and San Genesio (a central place in the Arno Valley). READ MORE

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