Hadrian's Wall in our Time

ed. David J. Breeze
Paperback: £24.99
Over 80 contributors offer personal reflections on this evocative Roman frontier.

Living in the Ice Age

by Elle Clifford and Paul Bahn
Paperback: £14.99
A highly illustrated journey through daily life in Ice Age Europe for younger readers.

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Double-Sided Antler and Bone Combs in Late Roman Britain

Nina Crummy et al.

This is the first detailed study and catalogue of a comb type that represents a new technology introduced into Britain towards the end of the 4th century AD and a major signifier of the late fourth- to fifth-century transition. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | Open Access

ARAMAZD: Armenian Journal of Near Eastern Archaeology: Volume XVII Issue 1-2 2023

ed. Aram Kosyan

Established in 2006 by the Association for Near Eastern and Caucasian Studies in corporation with the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia, AJNES is the only periodical in the Republic of Armenia devoted exclusively to the investigation of ancient and medieval cultures of the Near East and the Caucasus. READ MORE

Paperback: £84.00 | eBook: £20.00

Exploring the Sacred Landscape of the Ancient Peloponnese

Eleni Marantou

This book traces the origins of the religious system of the Peloponnese to identify the factors behind its subsequent development from the Geometric to the Classical period. Through a presentation of cult places, the deities worshipped, and the epithets used, the book explores preferences for particular deities and the reasons for this. READ MORE

Paperback: £48.00 | eBook: £16.00

Cave Art

Paul Bahn

For speleologists and holidaymakers alike, here is an essential handbook. The first guide to all the decorated Ice Age caves in Europe that are open to the public, fully revised and updated for a third edition, this book covers more than 50 caves in the UK, France, Spain, Portugal and Italy, as well as relevant museums and centres. READ MORE

Paperback: £24.99 | eBook: £9.99

Las islas Baleares durante la Antigüedad Tardía (siglos III-X)

ed. Miguel Ángel Cau Ontiveros

This volume brings together different contributions on the history and archaeology of the Balearic Islands during Late Antiquity. Together, these contributions provide an overview of the period between the 3rd and 10th centuries AD, traditionally considered to be one of the least known periods in the history of the islands. READ MORE

Paperback: £75.00 | eBook: £16.00

La nécropole aux amants petrifies. Ruines mégalithiques de Wanar (Région de Kaffrine, Sénégal)

ed. Luc Laporte et al.

This collective work reports on the studies and archaeological work carried out at the megalithic ruined necropolis of Wanar, Senegal, between 2008 and 2017 (classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2006). The study is an important milestone in the advancement of our knowledge of protohistoric societies and megalith builders in West Africa. READ MORE

Paperback: £180.00 | Open Access

Reconstructing the Development of Somerset’s Early Medieval Church

Carole Lomas

This book uses Somerset as a case study to contribute to a broader understanding of how the Church developed across the British Isles during the transition from the post-Roman Church to the 11th century. It collates and cross-references all earlier research and offers the most up-to-date study of Somerset’s post-Roman churches. READ MORE

Paperback: £40.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Southern Necropolis of Cyrene

Luca Cherstich

This book analyzes ancient tombs in Eastern Libya, from the Archaic phase to Late Roman times. Despite plundering, these ornate structures reveal funerary competition, spatial organization, and lost rituals. The book reconstructs the social history of ancient Cyreneans through their ostentatious funerary culture. READ MORE

Paperback: £75.00 | eBook: £16.00

La industria ósea en la Hispania romana

F. Germán Rodríguez-Martín

This book considers the work of the bone industry in a specific province of the Roman Empire. Through this work we obtain a global and general vision of this industry in a wide territory, Hispania. It shows the peculiarities found in each territory, as well as the local and regional influences and connections, and with the rest of the Empire. READ MORE

Paperback: £90.00 | eBook: £16.00

Apotropaia and Phylakteria: Confronting Evil in Ancient Greece

ed. Maria G. Spathi et al.

The belief in the existence of evil forces was part of ancient everyday life and a phenomenon deeply embedded in popular thought of the Greek world. Stemming from a conference held in Athens in June 2021, this volume addresses the apotropaia and phylakteria from different perspectives: via literary sources, archaeological material, and iconography. READ MORE

Paperback: £48.00 | Open Access

Ajanta’s Evolution: From Sāvakayāna to Bodhisatvayāna amid Hunnic Turmoil

Rajesh Kumar Singh

This book offers a new scholarly exploration of the rock-cut Ajanta Caves located in the modern-day Aurangabad district of Maharashtra, India, their sculpture and paintings. The book meticulously traces the rise, transformation, and legacy of these architectural marvels from the late third century BC to around AD 480. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

Penser l’espace en Mésopotamie : contributions à la compréhension spatiale à travers les aménagements

ed. Laura Battini

Research into furniture has been neglected by archaeologists. Fixed installations lack clear definitions and are often subjectively identified. These studies pay tribute to the late Jean-Claude Margueron, and consider furniture by exploring spatial perception, functionality, and architectural complexities.

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Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

Archaeology and Geology of Ancient Egyptian Stones

James A. Harrell

This book seeks to identify and describe all the rocks and minerals employed by the ancient Egyptians using proper geological nomenclature, and to give an account of their sources in so far as they are known. The various uses of the stones are described, as well as the technologies employed to extract, transport, carve, and thermally treat them. READ MORE

Paperback: £125.00 | eBook: £16.00

Hunting and Fishing in the Neolithic and Eneolithic

ed. Selena Vitezovic et al.

This volume contains 13 papers on hunting and fishing techniques, weapons and prey in the area from Anatolia to the Gibraltar region. Papers include specific case studies as well as syntheses of wider data sets and provide the latest methodological and theoretical perspectives on the role of hunting and fishing in early agricultural societies. READ MORE

Paperback: £49.00 | Open Access

Džarkutan Nekropole 4A

Boriboi Abdullaev et al.

A catalogue of a Late Bronze Age necropolis in Southern Uzbekistan, containing 719 burials from the 20th-16th c. BC of the Bactria-Margiana Archaeological Complex – Central Asia’s largest scientifically studied prehistoric necropolis after Gonur. The catalogue includes burial descriptions and inventories, with ceramic drawings and photographs. READ MORE

Paperback: £70.00 | Open Access

Disease and Healing in the Indus Civilisation

Robert Arnott

This book provides insights into health, disease, and healing in the Indus Civilisation during the third to early second millennia BCE. Based on original research, it examines skeletal remains, material culture, and environmental factors. The book sheds light on diseases, healing practices, and public health in this ancient civilization. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | eBook: £16.00

Dirt, Dwellings and Culture: Living Conditions in Early Medieval Dublin

Eileen Reilly

This book explores the living conditions and environments as experienced by early medieval people in Ireland, touching upon a wide range of environmental, architectural, artefactual and historical datasets from significant archaeological excavations of settlement sites across Ireland and Northern Europe. READ MORE

Paperback: £34.00 | Open Access

Archæographies: Excavating Neolithic Dispilio – X

Fotis Ifantidis

Archæographies: Excavating Neolithic Dispilio – X treats the initial Archæographies (2013) as an archaeological artifact, encircling the experimental project of depicting the excavation of the lakeside neolithic settlement of Dispilio.

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Satellite and Archaeological Reconnaissance in the Ṭūr ’Abdīn, Turkey

Kenneth Silver et al.

Presents results from the Finnish-Swedish Archaeological Project in Mesopotamia (FSAPM) pilot study of Tūr Abdin, Turkey. Aiming to record and document sites in this endangered area to save its cultural heritage, the sites consist of fortified remains in an ancient border zone between the Graeco-Roman/Byzantine world and Parthia/Persia. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

Le Banquet cérémoniel entre archéologie et ethnologie

ed. Matthieu Michler et al.

While the practice of the banquet or ceremonial feast has been recognized in many societies around the world, living, ancient or extinct, it had not yet been the subject of a large-scale synthesis. This book offers an interdisciplinary study of the festive banquet in relation to the cosmogonies and social practices of the social spaces concerned. READ MORE

Paperback: £60.00 | eBook Institution: £9.99 | Open Access

Wessex: A Landscape History

Hadrian Cook

Wessex is famous for its coasts, heaths, woodlands, chalk downland, limestone hills and gorges, settlements and farmed vales. This book provides an account of the physical form, development and operation of its landscape as it was shaped by our ancestors. Major themes include the development of agriculture, settlements, industry and transport. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

Blue/Green Glass Bottles from Roman Britain

H.E.M. Cool

Square bottles came into use in the AD 60s and rapidly became the commonest glass vessel form in the empire. For the next two centuries their fragments dominate all glass assemblages. This book presents a classification scheme for the moulded base patterns which allows their chronological development to be reconstructed. READ MORE

Paperback: £50.00 | eBook: £16.00

Hadrian's Wall in our Time

ed. David J. Breeze et al.

The cutting down of the tree in Sycamore Gap on Hadrian's Wall caused widespread shock. In a positive response to this sad event, David Breeze invited 80 friends and colleagues to offer personal reflections on their favourite view of the Wall, presented here in a visual celebration with photographs and specially commissioned line drawings. READ MORE

Paperback: £24.99

Living in the Ice Age

Elle Clifford et al.

This colourful book, aimed at younger readers, takes you on a highly illustrated journey through daily life in Ice Age Europe, and tells you the things you’d need to know to survive! Explore the types of houses, food, clothes and toys people created, and their relationship with the natural environment - would have liked to live back then? READ MORE

Paperback: £14.99 | eBook: £7.99

Neolithic Pits, Late Bronze Age/Early Iron Age Pit Alignments and Iron Age to Roman Settlements at Wollaston Quarry, Northamptonshire

Rob Atkins et al.

Between 1990 and 1998, MOLA (Museum of London Archaeology) undertook a series of archaeological excavations within Wollaston Quarry covering an area of 116ha. Eight excavation areas and a watching brief were undertaken revealing evidence of Neolithic pits, late Bronze Age/early Iron Age pit alignments and Iron Age to Roman settlements. READ MORE

Paperback: £32.00 | eBook: £16.00

Water and the Law: Water Management in the Statutory Legislation of Later Communal Italy

Francesco Salvestrini

Investigating water resource law in the statutory legislation codified by commune, oligarchic and seigneurial governments in Northern and Central Italy from the 13th-14th centuries, this book explores the relationship between water management norms and the local environment, and the protection of inhabited areas from the danger of flooding. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | Open Access

Groma: Issue 7 2022. Proceedings of ArchaeoFOSS XV 2021

ed. Domizia D’Erasmo et al.

The seventh issue of Groma publishes proceedings of the 15th edition of the ArcheoFOSS International conference on open software, hardware, processes, data and formats in archaeological research. READ MORE

Paperback: £50.00 | Open Access

Archaeology of Body and Thought

Tomasz Gralak

This study explores what we as people can do with our bodies, what we can use them for, and how we can alter and understand them. With analysis based on artefacts found in graves, anthropomorphic images, and written sources, it considers the ways in which human groups from the Neolithic to the Migration Period have perceived and treated the body. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

From Wilderness to Paradise: A Sixth-Century Mosaic Pavement at Qasr el-Lebia in Cyrenaica, Libya

Jane Chick

An in-depth study of the large mosaic pavement in the East Church at Qasr el-Lebia in Cyrenaica, Libya. Consisting of fifty panels, each panel with a different image, it has frequently been dismissed as random with no overarching scheme. This book argues that the remarkably rich and complex mosaic should be understood as a coherent whole. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | Open Access

The 2018 Archaeological Survey at Tawi Said, Sultanate of Oman

Stephanie Döpper et al.

The 2018 archaeological survey at Tawi Said, located on the edge of the Sharqiyah desert in the Sultanate of Oman, yielded close to 8,600 artifacts, the majority being pottery sherds. Two significant phases are attested by the survey's finds: the Wadi Suq period (2000-1600 BCE) and the Late Islamic period (1650-1970 CE). READ MORE

Hardback: £55.00 | Open Access

City of Culture 2600 BC: Early Mesopotamian History and Archaeology at Abu Salabikh

John Nicholas Postgate

This book presents the city beneath the surface of Abu Salabikh, southern Iraq. The archaeology and the textual data combine to reveal its architecture, agricultural and industrial enterprises, and social structure. Integrated with our wider knowledge of south Mesopotamia at this time it creates a vivid image of city life in 2600 BC. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | Open Access

Advances in UAE Archaeology

ed. Zayed National Museum et al.

New excavations conducted across the United Arab Emirates over the last few years are presented here, revealing a wealth of new data on all periods of UAE archaeology from the Palaeolithic to the recent past. Some of these discoveries fill important gaps in our knowledge, while others have fundamentally revised what we thought we knew already. READ MORE

Hardback: £58.00 | Open Access

Landscapes of Death: Early Bronze Age Tombs and Mortuary Rituals on the Oman Peninsula

Kimberly D. Williams

This book provides a comprehensive and detailed review of the evidence for Early Bronze Age mortuary rituals on the Oman Peninsula, describing the research conducted, synthesizing the resulting data, and presenting a complete view of the state of knowledge on the topic. READ MORE

Paperback: £52.00 | Open Access

The Adventure of the Second Wife

Andrew Finkel

Strange that the last great Ottoman Sultan would have Sherlock Holmes stories read to him before going to sleep. Stranger still, his addiction helped change the course of history. A clue to these goings-on lay in Conan Doyle’s dying words that the one adventure that still intrigued him was ‘The Second Wife’. For no such story exists… Or does it? READ MORE

Hardback: £20.00

Exeter: A Roman Legionary Fortress and Civitas Capital

John Pamment Salvatore

This accessible summary of the archaeological evidence from Roman Exeter reveals its origins as a legionary fortress garrisoned by the Second Augustan Legion. After the legion departed to Wales, Exeter became a Roman regional capital and continued to flourish on the very western edge of the Empire before its ultimate demise in the late 4th century. READ MORE

Paperback: £24.99 | eBook: £16.00

South Asian Goddesses and the Natural Environment

ed. Marika Vicziany et al.

This multidisciplinary collection presents 11 essays ranging from the pre-Vedic to the modern era and incorporating research on Hindu, Buddhist and tribal cultures. Authors ask whether the worship of goddesses, strongly linked to fertility rituals, might have mitigated the ecological decline of South Asia in the pre-British and post-colonial eras. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

Cazadores-recolectores del Holoceno medio en las sierras de Tandilia oriental (Argentina)

Juan Pablo Donadei Corada

Research on the hunter-gatherer groups that inhabited the eastern Tandilia mountain range (Argentina) during the mid-Holocene period offers new knowledge on aspects related to lithic technology, raw material management and mobility strategies. READ MORE

Paperback: £52.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £9.99

De l’objet à la société romaine

ed. Touatia Amraoui et al.

This volume brings together some twenty contributions reflecting many of the research themes of Prof. Jean-Claude Béal, to whom these studies are offered. They are mainly centred on Roman Gaul, and more generally on the western Roman provinces, reflecting the geographical areas in which he works. READ MORE

Paperback: £65.00 | eBook: £16.00

Archaeological Investigations at South Quay, Hayle

Yvonne Wolframm-Murray et al.

Archaeological work took place on South Quay, Hayle (Cornwall) between 2010-2014. The development of Hayle started in the mid-18th century and it soon became a significant industrial centre. This book extensively uses cartographic, photographic and documentary records to place the archaeological and structural features uncovered into context. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

Études Mésopotamiennes – Mesopotamian Studies N°4 – 2024

Ilaria Calini

EMMS 4 provides the first complete presentation of the ceramic vessels from the levels associated with the Neo-Assyrian occupation of Tell Masaïkh, excavated by a French-Syrian archaeological mission between 1996 and 2010. READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00 | eBook: £16.00

Buried in the Borderlands: An Artefact Typology and Chronology for the Netherlands in the Early Medieval Period on the Basis of Funerary Archaeology

Tim van Tongeren

This book is the result of a large-scale yet detailed study of early medieval grave furnishings from the Netherlands, aiming at the creation of a comprehensive artefact typology and updated relative chronology for this under-explored period in the Low Countries. READ MORE

Hardback: £100.00 | eBook: £16.00

Picta Nilotica Romana

Eleonora Voltan

An in-depth analysis of Roman paintings with a Nilotic theme, the study first introduces the classical texts on Egypt and provides an overview of landscape depiction in Roman art. An iconographic-archaeological catalogue of the 74 paintings is presented, followed by an analysis of the archaeological contexts in which these paintings are found. READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00 | Open Access

Landscape 3: una sintesi di elementi diacronici

ed. Federica Carbotti et al.

Papers consider the level of ecological awareness inherent in ancient societies and to identify the possible solutions implemented, trying to answer two questions in particular: what were the choices (political, economic, social) implemented during climatic variations, and how were they perceived by ancient societies? READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00 | Open Access

Ab imo pectore: Estudios sobre las emociones en la Antigüedad

ed. Paula Arbeloa Borbón et al.

This volume brings together papers focused on the study of emotions in the Ancient World from various perspectives through an interdisciplinary approach. The aim is to explore the complex network of emotional states (happiness, fear, anger, love...) based on contributions from, mainly, Ancient History, Classical Philology and Archaeology. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £9.99

Rushen Abbey, Isle of Man

Peter Davey

Rushen Abbey was a Cistercian monastery founded in 1134 and suppressed in 1540. It was the most important religious institution on the Isle of Man wielding significant secular power as well as ecclesiastical authority. This book aims to provide a synthesis of all the available evidence for Rushen Abbey under one cover. READ MORE

Paperback: £40.00 | eBook: £16.00

Instalaciones y paisajes azucareros atlánticos (siglos XV-XVII)

ed. María del Cristo González Marrero et al.

Between the 15th and 17th centuries, sugar cultivation and processing, a Mediterranean industry throughout the Middle Ages, experienced what we can aptly describe as the first period of its prosperous Atlantic history. This book explores the material dimension of sugar mills and the landscapes of which they are both cause and effect. READ MORE

Paperback: £40.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £9.99

Venta Belgarum: Prehistoric, Roman, and Post-Roman Winchester

Francis M. Morris et al.

This is a detailed study of the archaeology of Roman Winchester—Venta Belgarum, a major town in the south of the province of Britannia— and its development from the regional (civitas) capital of the Iron Age people, the Belgae, who inhabited much of what is now central and southern Hampshire.

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Hardback: £240.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Roman Municipia of Malta and Gozo

George Azzopardi

How did the Maltese and Gozitans fare under Roman occupation? How were they treated by their new masters? And what did they do to appease them? Though based essentially on epigraphical evidence, this study seeks to address the above and other questions through an exercise in which epigraphy and the archaeological record supplement each other. READ MORE

Paperback: £32.00 | eBook: £16.00

An Iron Age Settlement and Roman Complex Farmstead at Brackmills, Northampton

Chris Chinnock

MOLA undertook archaeological excavations at Brackmills, Northampton, investigating part of a large Iron Age settlement and Roman complex farmstead. The remains were very well preserved having, in places, been shielded from later truncaton by colluvial deposits. Earlier remains included a late Bronze Age/early Iron Age pit alignment. READ MORE

Paperback: £65.00 | eBook: £16.00

Breaking the dšr.t Vessels

Elena Luise Hertel

‘Breaking the dšr.t-vessels’ was a funerary rite that involved the intentional damaging of a certain type of ceramic vessel. The aim of this study is to gain a better understanding of the rite through a re-evaluation of the primary sources and previous research and to provide the first study devoted entirely to the rite. READ MORE

Paperback: £28.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £9.99

Excavations at Redhouse, Adwick Le Street, Doncaster

Tracy Preece

From May 2000 to June 2017, MOLA (Museum of London Archaeology) undertook a programme of archaeological excavations and watching briefs at Adwick Le Street, 6.5km to the north-west of Doncaster (South Yorkshire). They revealed evidence for Bronze Age, Iron Age and Roman activity. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

Gandharan Art and the Classical World: A Short Introduction

Peter Stewart

This book offers an introduction to Gandharan art and the mystery of its relationship with the Graeco-Roman world of the Mediterranean. It presents an accessible explanation of the ancient and modern contexts of Gandharan art, the state of scholarship on the subject, and guidance for further, in-depth study. READ MORE

Paperback: £19.99 | 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

Life along Communication Routes from the Roman Period to the Middle Ages

ed. Ivana Ožanić Roguljić et al.

This volume presents the latest research on Roman roads, not just in terms of their basic infrastructure but also exploring various aspects of life that were connected with it, from the Imperial period to that of decline, acculturation and integration of new identities, within the three Roman provinces of Pannonia, Moesia and Dalmatia. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

Material Worlds: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Contacts and Exchange in the Ancient Near East

ed. Arnulf Hausleiter

The eleven contributions in this book address the history of contacts and exchanges in the Bronze and Iron Ages within West Asia, extending far beyond the boundaries of the previously defined contact zone of the ‘Ancient Near East’. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | Open Access

Look at the Coins! Papers in Honour of Joe Cribb on his 75th Birthday

ed. Helen Wang et al.

24 contributions reflect the vast scope of Joe Cribb’s interests including Asian numismatics, museology, poetry and art. Papers are arranged geographically, then chronologically/thematically including studies on coins, charms and silver currencies in or from China; finds from ancient Central Asia and Afghanistan: coins of South Soghd, and far more. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

From Photography to 3D Models and Beyond: Visualizations in Archaeology

Donald H. Sanders

This book explores the history of visual technology and archaeology and outlines how the introduction of interactive 3D computer modelling to the discipline parallels very closely the earlier integration of photography into archaeological fieldwork. READ MORE

Paperback: £36.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Search for Wellbeing and Health between the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Period

ed. Javier López Rider

This book compiles a series of works on cosmetics and health care, covering different geographical areas of Europe. The studies also focus on different cultures, with some chapters dedicated to the Hebrew sphere, others to the Muslim world, and a larger percentage dealing with Christian society. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | 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

Tios/Tieion on the Southern Black Sea in the Broader Context of Pontic Archaeology

ed. Gocha R. Tsetskhladze et al.

Several papers focus on Tios (the Acropolis, the lower city and coin finds). Its place in ancient geography/cartography is considered before moving on to the indigenous inhabitants of the surrounding area, the immediate and greater region, then the Turkish Black Sea region, and outwards to the western, northern and eastern shores of the Black Sea. READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00 | eBook: £16.00

Gematon: Living and Dying in a Kushite Town on the Nile, Volume I

ed. Derek A. Welsby

The first of a set of three volumes publishing the excavations at the site of Kawa, Northern Dongola Reach, between 1997 and 2018 by the Sudan Archaeological Research Society. Volume I contains a detailed study of the excavations carried out in Areas A, B, C, and F, as well as the temenos gateway, Building Z1 and the Kushite cemetery R18. READ MORE

Hardback: £95.00 | Open Access

KOINON VI, 2023

Nicholas J. Molinari

Volume VI includes nine papers on Greek coinage and three in the Byzantine, Medieval, and Early Modern section, followed by a catalog of varieties. READ MORE

Paperback: £50.00 | eBook: £20.00

Gematon: Living and Dying in a Kushite Town on the Nile, Volume III

Isabella Welsby Sjöström

This volume presents the pottery from Sudan Archaeological Research Society excavations at the site of Kawa, Northern Dongola Reach, between 1997 and 2018, fully illustrated with photographs and line drawings. It presents a comprehensive catalogue of the pottery found across the site, focusing on the forms, decoration, marks and fabric. READ MORE

Hardback: £80.00 | Open Access

Ash-sharq: Bulletin of the Ancient Near East No 7 1-2, 2023

ed. Laura Battini

Ash-sharq is a journal devoted to short articles on the archaeology, history and society of the Ancient Near East. READ MORE

Paperback: £50.00 | eBook: £10.00

Compulsion and Control in Ancient Egypt

ed. Alexandre Loktionov

How did the Ancient Egyptians maintain control of their state? Topics include the controlling function of temples and theology, state borders, scribal administration, visual representation, patronage, and the Egyptian language itself, with reference to all periods of Egyptian history, from the Old Kingdom to Coptic times. READ MORE

Paperback: £48.00 | Open Access

How Pharaohs Became Media Stars: Ancient Egypt and Popular Culture

ed. Abraham I. Fernández Pichel

New media and its enormous diffusion in the last decades of the 20th century and up to the present has greatly increased and diversified the reception of Egyptian themes and motifs and Egyptian influence in various cultural spheres. This book seeks to provide new evidence of this interdisciplinarity between Egyptology and popular culture. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | Open Access

Metalworkers and their Tools: Symbolism, Function, and Technology in the Bronze and Iron Ages

ed. Linda Boutoille et al.

12 papers by 22 authors from the “Metools” symposium (Queens University, Belfast, 2016), aim to shine a spotlight on the tools of the metalworker and to follow their evolution from the beginning of the Bronze Age through to the Iron Age, as well as the place held by metalworking and its artisans in the economic and social landscape of the period. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | Open Access

Un insediamento di età romana dimenticato nel tempo

ed. Paolo Visonà

This volume examines archaeological evidence from the environs of Tezze di Arzignano, a village to the south of Trissino (Italy), where the presence of a Roman settlement was reported as early as 1793, and from the wider area of the Agno-Guà River Valley, located to the northwest of Vicenza. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

A Comprehensive Survey of Rock Art in Upper Tibet: Volume II

John Vincent Bellezza

Focusing on the central and western parts of the region, this is the second of five volumes that comprehensively document rock art in Upper Tibet. It examines a panoply of graphic evidence found on stone surfaces, supplying an unprecedented view of the long-term development of culture and religion on a large swathe of the Tibetan Plateau. READ MORE

Paperback: £110.00 | Open Access

The Winchester Mint and Coins and Related Finds from the Excavations of 1961–71

ed. Martin Biddle et al.

This volume records and illustrates the minting of silver pennies in Winchester between the reigns of Alfred the Great and Henry III. Five and a half thousand survive in museums and collections all over the world. Sought out and photographed (some 3200 coins in 6400 images detailing both sides), they have been minutely catalogued for this volume. READ MORE

Hardback: £115.00 | Open Access

Journal of Greek Archaeology Volume 8 2023

ed. John Bintliff

This volume opens with a tribute to Andrew Stewart (1948-2023), a scholar of immense knowledge and energy and a great supporter of this Journal from its creation. For this latest edition, as always the editors have encouraged and succeeded in including contributions spanning the millennia of Greek Archaeology in its fullest sense. READ MORE

Paperback: £80.00 | eBook: £25.00

The Archaeological Survey of Nubia Season 2 (1908-9)

Jenefer Metcalfe

Publication of the first season of the Archaeological Survey of Nubia included an in-depth anatomical study of the cemetery populations, but this was not replicated in future years. This book reconstructs the anatomical studies carried out for the second season, using newly discovered records, archival records and the scant surviving human remains. READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £9.99

Slingers and Sling Bullets in the Roman Civil Wars of the Late Republic, 90-31 BC

Lawrence Keppie

Slingers were an element in the Roman army over many centuries, their activities frequently reported in literary accounts of the Late Republic. Despite an ever-expanding body of ancient evidence, some books on the Roman army scarcely mention slingers. This monograph seeks to redress the balance and draws attention to their role and effectiveness. READ MORE

Paperback: £19.99 | eBook: £16.00

“In fretta le navi correvano i sentieri pescosi”: Un’ipotesi di ricostruzione delle rotte di collegamento fra area egea e Mediterraneo Orientale (1700 - 1200 a.C.)

Angiolo Querci

From MM III until the end of the LH/LM period, the entire Aegean area was an integral part of a network of trade contacts that included all the major socio-political realities that lined the shores of the eastern Mediterranean basin. This book considers the vessels used and routes taken to enable this network to function. READ MORE

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Property and Piety in Early Medieval Winchester

Alexander R. Rumble

Winchester in the Anglo-Saxon and early Norman periods was an important royal and religious centre. This volume comprises an edition and translation, with extensive commentary, of thirty-three Anglo-Saxon and Norman documents relating to the topography and minsters of early medieval Winchester. READ MORE

Hardback: £58.00

Winchester in the Early Middle Ages

ed. Martin Biddle

This volume provides a full edition, translation, and analyses of the Winton Domesday and of the city depicted therein, drawing on the evidence derived from archaeological excavation and historical research in the city since 1961, on personal- and place-name evidence, and on contemporary advances in Anglo-Saxon numismatics. READ MORE

Hardback: £96.00

The People of Early Winchester

ed. Caroline M. Stuckert

This volume traces the lives, health, and diseases of Winchester's inhabitants as seen in their skeletal remains from the mid-3rd to mid-16th century, a period of over 1,300 years. It offers a continuous chronological window, rather than a series of isolated studies, and is notable for the large sample of 8th-10th century Anglo-Saxon burials. READ MORE

Hardback: £80.00

Survey of Medieval Winchester

Derek Keene

This survey is based on a reconstruction of the histories of the houses, plots, gardens, and fields in the city and suburbs of Winchester between c. 1300 and c. 1540. The reconstruction presents a gazetteer of 1,128 histories of properties, with accounts of 56 parish churches and the international fair of St Giles, all illustrated by detailed maps. READ MORE

Hardback: £210.00

Object and Economy in Medieval Winchester

Martin Biddle

Over 6000 objects were recovered during the Winchester excavations (1961-1971), offering insight not only into the industries and arts, but the economic, cultural, and social life of medieval Winchester. This volume covers all the objects from the finest products of the Anglo-Saxon goldsmith’s skill to the iron tenter-hooks of the cloth industry. READ MORE

Hardback: £195.00

The Cult of St Swithun

Michael Lapidge

Following the translation of his relics from a conspicuous tomb into the Old Minster, Winchester, the massive rebuilding of the cathedral, and a vigorous publicity campaign by Bishop Aethelwold (963-84), St Swithun became one of the most popular and important English saints, whose cult was widespread in England, Ireland, Scandinavia, and France. READ MORE

Hardback: £115.00

Las domus de Bulla Regia (Túnez): arquitectura y decoración musiva

Raquel Rubio González

This book is a study of the architecture and decoration of the mosaic floors of the Roman private spaces of Bulla Regia, located in the northwest of Tunisia. The book is divided into six chapters which offer a complete overview of both the city in general and the domestic architecture and mosaic decoration of each of the domus. READ MORE

Paperback: £58.00

‘a hole worlde of things very memorable’

ed. Martin Henig et al.

Julian Munby has gained a reputation over half a century in many branches of archaeological and historical knowledge. His lively and warm character and sense of fun has made him many friends who also in some sense feel they are his pupils, and this collection of papers has been assembled as a tribute in honour of his 70th birthday. READ MORE

Paperback: £58.00

From Safin to Roman: Cultural Change and Hybridization in Central Adriatic Italy

Oliva Menozzi

The Central Adriatic Apennines (roughly modern Abruzzo) was occupied in antiquity by Italic populations variously termed ‘Sabelli’, ‘Sabellics’ or ‘Sabellians’. The region in general has received little scholarly attention internationally compared with Tyrrhenian Italy, although the last three decades have been very rich in excavations and finds. READ MORE

Paperback: £85.00

The British in the Adriatic, 1800-1825

Malcolm Scott Hardy

Three detailed studies consider British naval and military, diplomatic and commercial activity in the eastern Adriatic during the Napoleonic wars, drawing on original research in various British archives. READ MORE

Paperback: £29.99

Roman Imperial Artillery

Alan Wilkins

Fully revised and expanded for a new Third Edition, this book traces the Greek origins of torsion catapults, describes the machines used from the time of Sulla and Caesar, the Roman improvements in their design and power, and their importance in the defence of the Roman Empire. READ MORE

Paperback: £24.99 | eBook: £16.00

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

A Map of the Body, a Map of the Mind: Visualising Geographical Knowledge in the Roman World

Iain Ferris

This study considers the relationship between geography and power in the Roman world, most particularly the visualisation of geographical knowledge in myriad forms of geography products: geographical treatises, histories, poems, personifications, landscape representations, images of barbarian peoples, maps, itineraries, and imported foodstuffs. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00

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