H 250 x W 205 mm
Illustrated throughout in colour and black & white
Published Jun 2017
Papers from the fiftieth meeting of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, the principal international academic forum for research on the Arabian Peninsula.
Editors’ Foreword; Textiles and personal adornment in the Arabian Peninsula: papers from the special session of the Seminar for Arabian Studies held on 29 July 2016 (Aisa Martinez); In memoriam Beatrice Eileen de Cardi OBE FSA FBA, 1914–2016; In memoriam Ernie Haerinck, 1949–2016; In memoriam Maurizio Tosi, 1944–2017; Pearl merchants of the Gulf and their life in Bombay (Saif Albedwawi); An integrated approach to surveying the archaeological landscapes of Yemen (Rebecca Banks, Michael Fradley, Jérémie Schiettecatte & Andrea Zerbini); Traces of date palm in an early third-millennium BC tomb in Zukayt, al-Dākhiliyyah, Sultanate of Oman (poster) (Eugenio Bortolini, Juan José García-Granero & Marco Madella); A niche construction approach to vegetation community development in the south-west Arabian Neolithic: preliminary results (Abigail F. Buffington, Michael J. Harrower, Joy McCorriston & Eric A. Oches); A Crowded Desert: early results from survey and excavation of nomadic sites in north-west Qatar (poster) (Jose C. Carvajal Lopez, Kirk Roberts, Gareth Rees, Frank Stremke, Anke Marsh, Laura Morabito, Andrew Bevan, Mark Altaweel, Rodney Harrison, Manuel Arroyo-Kalin, Robert Carter, Richard Fletcher & Faisal Abdullah al-Naimi); Excavation at the Bronze Age tower of al-Khutm (Bāt, Sultanate of Oman): a preliminary evaluation of the monument (poster) (Maurizio Cattani, Hassan al-Lawati, Sultan al-Bakri, Maurizio Tosi, Enzo Cocca, Alessandro Armigliato, Simone Mantellini & Giacomo Vinci); Excavations in Area 2A at Sarūq al-Дadīd: Iron Age II evidence of copper production and ceremonial activities (Fernando Contreras Rodrigo, Bernardo Vila, Pedro Albarracín, Rashad Mohammed Bukhash, Sheikha Obaid Al Abbar, Mansour Boraik Radwan Karim & Hassan Mohammed Zein); Zooarchaeological analysis of two dromedaries (Camelus dromedarius L.) from late Iron Age graves in Wādī cUyūn at Sināw (al-Sharqiyyah, Sultanate of Oman) (poster) (Antonio Curci & Elena Maini); New Iron Age funerary data from collective graves in Wādī FizΉ, northern Oman (Bleda S. Düring, Eric Olijdam & Sam A. Botan); An archaeological overview of the landscape of the al-Duqm development area, Sultanate of Oman (poster) (Francesco Genchi, Gabriele Martino, Maria Pia Maiorano, Roman Garba & Waleed Hamad Al-Ghafri); The discovery of a new Iron Age ritual complex in central Oman: recent excavations near Ādam (Guillaume Gernez, Mathilde Jean & Anne Benoist); Pre-Islamic ‘Hamāsah’ verses from north-eastern Jordan: a new Safaitic poetic text from Marabb al-al-Shurafā, with further remarks on the ΚĒn ΚAvdat inscription and KRS 2453 (Ahmad Al-Jallad); Incense and imagery: mapping agricultural and water management systems on the island of Socotra, Yemen (Julian Jansen van Rensburg & Kristen Hopper); Snake decorations on the Iron Age pottery from Sarūq al-Дadīd: a possible ritual centre? (Steven Karacic, Mansour Boraik, Hussein Qandil & Hélène David-Cuny); Chronology of stucco production in the Gulf and southern Mesopotamia in the early Islamic period (Agnieszka Lic); Indus potters in central Oman in the second half of the third millennium BC. First results of a technological and archaeometric study (Sophie Méry, Michele Degli Esposti, Dennys Frenez & Jonathan Mark Kenoyer); First campaign of survey and excavations at ShiyāΜ (Sūr, Sultanate of Oman) (Olivia Munoz, Valentina Azzarà, Pierre-Henri Giscard, Raphaël Hautefort, Fanny San Basilio & Léa Saint-Jalm); The expression h-rhwy in Thamudic B inscriptions from north-west Arabia (Jérôme Norris); Al-cAyn Oases Mapping Project: Jīmī Oasis (poster) (Timothy Power, Peter Sheehan, Fatima Nasser Al Mansoori, Maitha Saleh Al Mansoori, Mai Hareb Al Mansoori & Mariam Nabeel Mohammed); The development of complexity at third-millennium BC al-Khashbah,Sultanate of Oman: results of the first two seasons, 2015 and 2016 (Conrad Schmidt & Stephanie Döpper); The bitumen imports at Tell Abraq — tracing the second-millennium BC bitumen industry in south-east