H 290 x W 205 mm
Illustrated throughout with 42 colour plates
Published May 2016
Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, the only international academic forum that meets annually for the presentation of research in the humanities on the Arabian Peninsula.
Editors’ Foreword; The founding of the Seminar and the Society for Arabian Studies (Peter J. Parr); In memoriam Andrzej Zaborski (1942–2014); Trade beads of FurayΉah. Evidence of trade and connections of Qatar in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries from a small-finds perspective (Ann Andersson); ΚUbaid-related sites of the southern Gulf revisited: the Abu Dhabi Coastal Heritage Initiative (Mark Jonathan Beech, Kristian Strutt, Lucy Blue, Abdulla Khalfan al-Kaabi, Waleed Awad Omar, Ahmed Abdulla al-Haj El-Faki, Anjana Reddy Lingareddy & John Martin); Investigating the eastern edge of the kingdom of Aksum: architecture and pottery from Wakarida (Anne Benoist, Julien Charbonnier & Iwona Gajda); Seashell discs from the Early Iron Age graves of Daba (Dibbā, Sultanate of Oman) (poster) (Francesco Paolo Caputo & Francesco Genchi); The Crowded Desert: a multi-phase archaeological survey in the north-west of Qatar (Jose C. Carvajal Lopez, Laura Morabito, Robert Carter, Richard Fletcher & Faisal Abdullah al-Naimi); The social significance of ceramic change at the start of the Wadi Suq period. Rethinking ceramic continuity and change based on recent evidence from the tombs at Qarn al-Дarf (Michel de Vreeze); Iron Age metallurgy at Salūt (Sultanate of Oman): a preliminary note (poster) (Michele Degli Esposti, Martina Renzi & Thilo Rehren); The Asaila depression, an archaeological landscape in Qatar (Philipp Drechsler, Max Engel, Dominik Brill & Christoph Gerber); Dennys Frenez, Michele Degli Esposti, Sophie Méry & Jonathan Mark Kenoyer, Bronze Age Salūt (ST1) and the Indus Civilization: recent discoveries and new insights on regional interaction ; The divine names at Dadan: a philological approach (María del Carmen Hidalgo-Chacón Díez); Reassessing the impact of natural landscape factors on spatial strategies in the Petra hinterland in Nabataean-Roman times (Will M. Kennedy); The Rustaq-Batinah Archaeological Survey (Derek Kennet, William M. Deadman & Nasser Said al-Jahwari); Lithic assemblage from FNS-7 (Wādī al-Дarīmah): new evidence about the fifth-millennium BC hunter-gatherers of coastal Oman (poster) (Maria Pia Maiorano); The Awām Temple cemetery in Marib (MaΜrib) revisited (Clara Mancarella); Middle to Late Neolithic animal exploitation at UAQ2 (5500–4000 cal BC): an ΚUbaid-related coastal site at Umm al-Quwain Emirate, United Arab Emirates (Marjan Mashkour, Mark Jonathan Beech, Karyne Debue, Lisa Yeomans, Stéphanie Bréhard, Dalia Gasparini & Sophie Méry); Humble beginnings? A closer look at social formation during Early Dilmun’s formative phase (c.2200–2050 BC) (Eric Olijdam); Al Ain Oases Mapping Project: QaΓΓārah Oasis, past and present (poster) (Timothy Power, Peter Sheehan, Shamsa Mohamed Al Dhaheri, Mariyam Abd Al Aziz Al Hammadi, Khuloud Ibrahim Al Hammadi & Afra Adnan Al Noaimi with Ayesha Muhsen Al Subaihi, Hamda Hasan Al Omar, Fatima Thani al-Romeithi, Muzna Khalifa Al Mansoori, Leqa Jawher Al Zaabi, Zainab Rubaiya Al Naemi, Mohamed Khalifa & Mohamed Al Dhaheri); Early Iron Age metal circulation in the Arabian Peninsula: the oasis of TaymāΜ as part of a dynamic network (poster) (Martina Renzi, Andrea Intilia, Arnulf Hausleiter & Thilo Rehren); Umm an-Nar pottery assemblages from Bāt and al-Zībā and their functional contexts (Conrad Schmidt & Stephanie Döpper); Ancient South Arabian correspondence on wooden sticks: new radiocarbon data (Peter Stein, Tobias J. Jocham & Michael J. Marx); Сabrah, a satellite hamlet of Petra (Laurent Tholbecq, Thibaud Fournet, Nicolas Paridaens, Soline Delcros & Caroline Durand); Papers read at the Seminar for Arabian Studies held at the British Museum, London, on 24–26 July 2015