Myster-E Box: 5 eBooks for £5

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Egypt

(9-11 December 2022)

Roman Frontier Archaeology – in Britain and Beyond

Papers in Honour of Paul Bidwell (1949-2022).
Paperback: £60.00 | Open Access

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Myster-E Box: 5 eBooks for £5

Current theme: Egypt (9-11 December 2022)

The Myster-E Box is back! Throughout December, themed Mystery-E boxes will be available for a limited time only. The contents of each box has been curated, it is not randomly generated – so please do not buy the same box twice as you will receive the same eBooks! READ MORE

eBook: £5.00

KOINON V, 2022

Nicholas J. Molinari

KOINON includes papers concerning iconography, die studies, provenance research, forgery analysis, translations of excerpts from antiquarian works, specialized bibliographies, corpora of rare varieties and types, ethical questions on laws and collecting, book reviews, and more. READ MORE

Paperback: £50.00

Obsidian Across the Americas

ed. Gary M. Feinman et al.

This volume draws attention to recent obsidian studies in the Americas and acts as a reference for archaeologists and scholars interested in material culture and exchange. Moreover, it provides a wide range of case studies in obsidian characterization, material application, and theoretical interpretations in the Americas. READ MORE

Hardback: £35.00

Journal of Greek Archaeology Volume 7 2022

ed. John Bintliff

In this rich volume, articles range across all the main phases of Greek Archaeology from Prehistory to the Postmedieval era, and cover a wonderful range of topics. READ MORE

Paperback: £80.00

Drumlanrig: The Castle, its People and its Paintings

Richard Buccleuch et al.

With its pale pink sandstone, picturesque domes and dramatic setting, Drumlanrig is one of Scotland's most romantic castles, its history entwined with that of the country itself. The twists and turns of its story are here captured atmospherically in words and pictures. READ MORE

Hardback: £29.95

Medieval Settlement Research No. 37, 2022

ed. Mark McKerracher

The journal of the Medieval Settlement Research Group (MSRG), a long-established, widely recognised and open multi-disciplinary research group that facilitates collaboration between archaeologists, geographers, historians and other interested parties. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00

Roman Frontier Archaeology – in Britain and Beyond

ed. Nick Hodgson et al.

Contributions by leading archaeologists and historians pay tribute to Paul Bidwell, admired for his ground-breaking work both in the south-west and the military north of Roman Britain. This collection will be essential reading for anyone with an interest in either the civil or military aspects of Roman Britain, or the frontiers of the Roman empire. READ MORE

Paperback: £60.00 | Open Access

Il sito della Rocca di Oratino: dieci anni di ricerche

Valentina Copat

This volume presents excavation results pertaining to the final stages of occupation (late Subappennine period) of the Bronze Age site of Orantino-La Rocca (Campobasso), located in the upper Biferno river valley. These layers are marked by the presence of a series of cooking slabs and hearths, dedicated to food preparation and consumption. READ MORE

Paperback: £58.00 | eBook: £16.00

Two Cemeteries at Takhtidziri (Georgia)

ed. Iulon Gagoshidze et al.

This book publishes excavations at two cemeteries located near to the village of Takhtidziri in Shida Kartli, the central region of Georgia. The grave goods recovered are diverse and suggest that the kingdom of Kartli (Caucasian Iberia) was involved in international trade and economic relations in the Late Hellenistic and Early Roman period. READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00 | eBook: £16.00

Acropolis 625: The Endoios Athena

Patricia A. Marx

An interdisciplinary in-depth study of an important Archaic statue of Athena, carved in c. 525 BC. The author’s detailed examination reveals that, unlike earlier seated statues, it is an active figure – a fully armed image of Athena Polias as defender of the city-state. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00

Cities, Monuments and Objects in the Roman and Byzantine Levant

ed. Walid Atrash et al.

Chapters by leading archaeologists in Israel and the Levant explore themes and sites connected with cities and villages from the Hellenistic to early Islamic periods across the region. The result is a rich trove of up-to-date data and insights that will be a must read for scholars and students active in this part of the ancient Mediterranean world. READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00 | Open Access

Historia Antigua en diálogo. Humanidades Digitales e innovaciones metodológicas

ed. Filipe N. Silva et al.

This volume discusses the implications of the adoption of new tools used in the humanities, specifically archaeology, epigraphy and ancient history, without ceasing to respect traditional scientific methods. READ MORE

Paperback: £49.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £9.99

Offa's Dyke Journal: Volume 4 for 2022

ed. Ben Guy et al.

The contents of this special issue comprise the proceedings of a conference held over Zoom on the weekend of 11–12 July 2020. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00

Qidfa‘ 1: Excavation of a Late Prehistoric Tomb, Fujairah Emirate, United Arab Emirates

Walid Yasin Al Tikriti

This volume presents results from the rescue excavations of the Qidfa’ 1 site, a multi-period tomb (Wadi Suq-Late Bronze /Early Iron Age). The richness of the discoveries demonstrates the wealth and significance of the culture of the 2nd millennium BC in southeast Arabia. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | eBook: £16.00

1982 Uncovered: The Falklands War Mapping Project

ed. Timothy Clack et al.

War and its legacy are traumatic to individuals, communities, and landscapes. The impacts last long beyond the events themselves and shape lives and generations. Archaeology has a part to play in the recording of, and recovery from, such trauma. This volume delivers the first intensive archaeological survey of the battlefields of the Falklands War. READ MORE

Paperback: £29.99 | Open Access

From Hydrology to Hydroarchaeology in the Ancient Mediterranean

ed. Giovanni Polizzi et al.

This volume is devoted to the study of water management in ancient cities. It compares the approaches and methods adopted by researchers from different disciplinary sectors to identify the water conditions of past societies and to highlight the measures they have taken to adapt to their water resources. READ MORE

Paperback: £34.00 | Open Access

Unforgettable Encounters: Understanding Participation in Italian Community Archaeology

Francesco Ripanti

Whether as excavators and re-enactors, or co-organising research campaigns and outreach activities, the participation of the general public in archaeology has become a well-represented practice, but the impact remains underexplored. Evaluating participation can influence fieldwork practice and enrich the academic discussion on public archaeology. READ MORE

Paperback: £48.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £9.99

Les sociétés humaines face aux changements climatiques: Volume 2

ed. François Djindjian

Is climate change a factor whose impact on human societies can be witnessed through time, forcing them to adapt and find sustainable solutions? This book is the second of two volumes exploring human societies facing climate change in pre and protohistory. Volume 2 concerns protohistory, from the beginning of the Holocene to historical times. READ MORE

Paperback: £22.00 | Open Access

No Place Like Home: Ancient Near Eastern Houses and Households

ed. Laura Battini et al.

This book had its genesis in a series of 6 popular and well-attended ASOR conference sessions on Household Archaeology in the Ancient Near East. The 18 chapters are organized in three thematic sections: Architecture as Archive of Social Space; The Active Household; and Ritual Space at Home. READ MORE

Paperback: £48.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Archaeological Excavations in the Castel Corno Caves (Isera, Trento, Italy)

Maurizio Battisti et al.

This book presents the results of two different excavation campaigns in a prehistoric archaeological site in a deep cave in Trentino Alto Adige (Castel Corno, Isera, Trento, Italy). The excavations uncovered a number of Early Bronze Age tombs deep in the cave and, outside, the remains of a settlement. READ MORE

Paperback: £32.00 | eBook: £16.00

Le gemme romane e post-antiche del Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Cagliari

Miriam Napolitano

This volume provides a catalogue raisonné of around 200 engraved gems from the Roman and post-antique periods currently or formerly preserved in the National Archaeological Museum of Cagliari (Sardinia, Italy). READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Iberian Peninsula in the Iron Age through Pottery Studies

ed. Michał Krueger et al.

Seven papers read at the international conference, Interdisciplinary research on pottery from the Iberian Peninsula (Poznań, 2019) deal with various aspects of Iron Age pottery including technology, decoration, chemical and mineralogical properties, commerce and social use through archaeological science and the presentation of ongoing fieldwork. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £9.99

El renacer de los Reyes: Imagen, contexto y significado del friso de Balamkú, Campeche, México

Daniel Salazar Lama

The frieze of Structure 1-A Sub of Balamkú, Campeche, is one of the most complex Maya artistic expressions of the Classic period (250-900 AD). This study places the frieze within its historical framework so the monument may be better understood and the significance of its message revealed. READ MORE

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Les sociétés humaines face aux changements climatiques: Volume 1

ed. François Djindjian

Is climate change a factor whose impact on human societies can be witnessed through time, forcing them to adapt and find sustainable solutions? This book is the first of two volumes exploring human societies facing climate change in pre and protohistory. Volume 1 concerns prehistory from the earliest humans to the end of the Pleistocene. READ MORE

Paperback: £22.00 | Open Access

Excavations at Chester. Roman Land Division and a Probable Villa in the Hinterland of Deva

Philip N. Wood et al.

Excavations carried out by Northern Archaeological Associates (NAA) at Saighton Camp – a former British Army training camp – located to the south of the Roman legionary fortress of Chester (Deva Victrix) revealed important and extensive Roman period remains. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | Open Access

(Trans)missions: Monasteries as Sites of Cultural Transfers

Monika Brenišínová

This volume focuses on the Catholic tradition of consecrated life (vita religiosa) from the High Middle Ages to the present. It gathers papers by authors from various disciplinary backgrounds, in particular art history, history, anthropology and translation studies. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | Open Access

The Route of the Franks

Cristina Corsi

A scientific study of the journey that Archbishop Sigeric of Canterbury undertook from the British Isles to Rome, focussing on the segment included in the territory of modern France. It not only reconstructs the route, but also offers an archaeological snapshot of the urban developments along the route at the twilight of the first millennium AD. READ MORE

Paperback: £36.00 | eBook: £16.00

South by Southeast: The History and Archaeology of Southeast Crete from Myrtos to Kato Zakros

ed. Emilia Oddo et al.

Contributions investigate the settlement patterns, maritime connectivity, and material culture of the southeast of Crete in a diachronic fashion, in an attempt to define it as a region and trace its history. Papers focus primarily on the archaeology of the sites along the coastal strip spanning between the Myrtos Valley and Kato Zakros. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

Wroxeter: Ashes under Uricon

Roger H. White

This book reflects on how people over time have viewed the abandoned Roman city of Wroxeter in Shropshire. It responds to three main artistic outputs: poetry, images and texts. It explores what locals and visitors thought of the site over time, and considers how access to the site has altered, impacting on who visits and what is understood. READ MORE

Paperback: £26.00 | eBook: £14.99

The Bell Beaker Culture in All Its Forms

ed. Claudine Abegg et al.

Proceedings of the 22nd meeting of the ‘Archéologie et Gobelets’ Association which took place in Geneva, Switzerland in January 2021. The book is structured in three parts: Archaeological Material, Funerary Archaeology and Anthropology, and Reconstructing Bell Beaker Society. READ MORE

Paperback: £52.00 | Open Access

Abstractions Based on Circles: Papers on prehistoric rock art presented to Stan Beckensall on his 90th birthday

ed. Paul Frodsham et al.

Stan Beckensall is renowned for his work, done on an entirely amateur basis, discovering, recording and interpreting Atlantic rock art in his home county of Northumberland and beyond. Presented on his 90th birthday, this diverse and stimulating collection of papers celebrates his crucial contribution to rock art studies, and looks to the future. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | Open Access

Crisis y muerte en la Antigüedad

ed. José Javier Martínez García et al.

This book takes a multidisciplinary and international perspective to analyse periods of crisis in the Ancient World from a historical and archaeological point of view. To this end, the contributors have focused on periods of health and environmental crises, as well as persecutions and periods of famine and starvation during antiquity. READ MORE

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The Maritime Transport of Sculptures in the Ancient Mediterranean

Katerina Velentza

With a focus on the underwater context of sculptures retrieved from beneath the sea, this volume examines where, when, why and how sculptures were transported on the Mediterranean Sea during Classical Antiquity through the lenses of both maritime and classical archaeology. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

Current Research in Egyptology 2021

ed. Electra Apostola et al.

15 Egyptological and Papyrological papers investigate a great variety of issues, including social and religious aspects of life in ancient Egypt, ritual and magic, language and literature, ideology of death, demonology, the iconographical tradition, and intercultural relations, ranging chronologically from the Prehistoric to the Coptic period. READ MORE

Paperback: £48.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £9.99

Roman Pottery and Glass Manufactures: Production and Trade in the Adriatic Region and Beyond

ed. Goranka Lipovac Vrkljan et al.

32 papers consider issues of pottery production in the wider Adriatic area during Roman times, in particular relation to landscape and communication features, ceramic building materials, as well as general studies on ceramic production, pottery and glass finds. READ MORE

Paperback: £60.00 | eBook: £16.00

Santa Cristina in Caio

ed. Stefano Bertoldi

This volume collects the results of the 2009-2015 excavation campaigns in Santa Cristina in Caio (Buonconvento, Siena) and contextualises the site in the wider phenomenon of mansiones, Roman secondary settlements, and their reuse between Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages.

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Bridging the Gap: Disciplines, Times, and Spaces in Dialogue – Volume 3

ed. Costanza Coppini et al.

Three volumes present the proceedings of the 6th Broadening Horizons Conference, which took place at the Freie Universität Berlin from 24–28 June, 2019. This volume - Volume 3 - contains 14 papers from Session 4 — Crossing Boundaries: Connectivity and Interaction; and Session 6 — Landscape and Geography: Human Dynamics and Perceptions. READ MORE

Paperback: £44.00 | Open Access

Archaeologiae Una storia al plural: Studi in memoria di Sara Santoro

ed. Sonia Antonelli et al.

Dedicated to the late Sara Santoro, an archaeologist and multifaceted scholar who worked actively in Italy, France and Albania, this volume is divided into Six sections, considering topics that include iconography and philology; Adriatic studies; field research; valorisation and planning in cultural heritage; 'minor' settlements; and more. READ MORE

Paperback: £110.00 | eBook: £16.00

Hyblaea: Studi di archeologia e topografia dell’altopiano ibleo

ed. Antonino Cannata et al.

A collection of ten papers focusing on the prehistoric, late-ancient and medieval-historical archaeological heritage of the Hyblaean area and in the south-eastern apex of Sicily, with particular attention to rupestrian archaeology. READ MORE

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Thirsty Seafarers at Temple B of Kommos

Judith Muñoz Sogas

The island of Crete was an important place for cultural and economic exchanges between Greeks and Near Easterners in the Aegean during the 1st millennium BC. This book aims to understand the Phoenician presence and trade in Aegean temples, as well as how Crete shaped its role within the context of Mediterranean trade routes from East to West. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

Diversity in Archaeology

ed. Elifgül Doğan et al.

30 papers explore a wide range of topics such as women’s voices in archaeological discourse; researching race and ethnicity across time; use of diversified science methods in archaeology; critical ethnographic studies; diversity in the archaeology of death, heritage studies, and archaeology of ‘scapes’. READ MORE

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The Public Archaeology of Treasure

ed. Howard Williams et al.

Select proceedings of the 5th University of Chester Archaeology Student Conference (31 January 2020) reflect on the shifting and conflicting meanings, values and significances for treasure in archaeology’s public engagements, interactions and manifestations. READ MORE

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Las manifestaciones gráficas prehistóricas en el dolmen de Soto (Trigueros, Huelva)

Sara Garcês et al.

Engraved and painted images upon the upright stones of the Dolmen de Soto were investigated and recorded by a team of international scientists using a variety of photogrammetric methods in 2016-7. This book tells the fascinating story of the archaeological and historical context of the site and presents the stunning results the project yielded. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

Signalling and Performance: Ancient Rock Art in Britain and Ireland

ed. Aron Mazel et al.

This lavishly illustrated volume presents a state of the art survey of the ancient rock art of Britain and Ireland. Bringing together new discoveries and new interpretations, it enhances our understanding and further establishes ancient British and Irish rock art as a significant archaeological assemblage worthy of attention and additional study. READ MORE

Paperback: £40.00 | eBook: £16.00

A History of the Congress of Roman Frontier Studies 1949-2022

David J. Breeze et al.

This volume celebrates the twenty-fifth Congress of Roman Frontier Studies. It presents the history of the congress accompanied by photographs and reminiscences from participants, a story populated by many of the well-known archaeologists of the last 75 years and, indeed, earlier as the genesis of the Congress lies in the inter-War years. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | Open Access

Frontiers of the Roman Empire: The Roman Frontiers in Wales

David J. Breeze et al.

The remains of the Roman frontiers in Wales are unique in the Roman Empire. More than 60 stone and timber fortresses, forts and fortlets, some of which seem to have been occupied for only a few years, while others remained in use for far longer, tell the story of the long and brutal war against the Celtic tribes. READ MORE

Paperback: £14.99 | Open Access

Archaeologies & Antiquaries: Essays by Dai Morgan Evans

David Morgan Evans et al.

This book collects and republishes 14 key academic works by Dai Morgan Evans FSA (1944–2017). Spanning early medieval studies, the management and conservation of ancient monuments, histories of antiquarianism, and the Welsh church of Llangar, the chapters have been freshly edited and published together for the first time with new illustrations. READ MORE

Paperback: £48.00 | eBook: £16.00

Frontiers of the Roman Empire: The Eastern Frontiers

David J. Breeze et al.

This volume considers the military architecture and its impact on local communities in Rome's eastern frontier, which stretched from the north-east shore of the Black Sea to the Red Sea. READ MORE

Paperback: £14.99 | Open Access

Frontiers of the Roman Empire: The Upper Germanic Limes

David J. Breeze et al.

This book illustrates the historical and archaeological significance of the Upper Germanic Limes and provides an up-to-date overview of its manifold features in the field. READ MORE

Paperback: £14.99 | Open Access

Frontiers of the Roman Empire: The Saxon Shore and the Maritime Coast

David J. Breeze et al.

The North Sea and Channel coasts form the geographic frontier of the Roman Empire with the sea – the edge of the then known world. This border represents a page in military maritime history, but its coasts, in Great Britain, the Netherlands, Belgium and France, contain archaeological sites of high heritage value that deserve a large audience. READ MORE

Paperback: £14.99 | Open Access

Our Beloved Polites: Studies presented to P.J. Rhodes

ed. Delfim Leão et al.

Twenty-eight contributions pay tribute to one of the most remarkable historians of ancient Greece, Professor P. J. Rhodes, to celebrate his life and work which has been and will continue to be a major reference for scholars around the world. The volume is organised in four sections: History and Biography, Law, Politics, and Epigraphy. READ MORE

Paperback: £56.00 | eBook: £16.00

Megaliths of the World

ed. Luc Laporte et al.

Bringing together the latest research on megalithic monuments throughout the world, 150 researchers offer 72 articles, providing a region-by region account in their specialist areas, and a summary of the current state of knowledge. Highlighting salient themes, the book is vital to anyone interested in the phenomenon of megalithic monumentality. READ MORE

Paperback: £170.00 | Open Access

The Necropolis of Abila of the Decapolis 2019-2021

Abdulla Al-Shorman

This is the first comprehensive synthesis of burial types, practices, and evidence for societal collapse in the growing field of bioarchaeology of Jordan, focusing on Abila of the Decapolis, the largest Graeco-Roman city in Jordan with a tremendous wealth of funerary remains. READ MORE

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Excavaciones en el baptisterio del conjunto eclesiástico de Son Peretó (Manacor, Mallorca, islas Baleares)

ed. Mateu Riera Rullan et al.

Archaeological excavations of the baptistery of the Late Antique site of Son Peretó (Manacor), located on the island of Mallorca in the Balearic Islands (Spain), provide interesting new findings related to the material culture of the 5th to 8th centuries AD and, above all, in relation to the tombs, pools and baptismal buildings on the site. READ MORE

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

Modelling Christianisation: A Geospatial Analysis of the Archaeological Data on the Rural Church Network of Hungary in the 11th-12th Centuries

Mária Vargha

This book breaks new ground by studying the underutilised archaeological material for the Christianisation of the medieval Kingdom of Hungary; it draws on the archaeological record relating to the Christianisation of the commoners – rural churches and field cemeteries – and more precisely (digital) archaeological archival data. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

Approaches to Disruptions and Interactions in Archaeology

ed. Penny Coombe et al.

A collection of papers presented at the Graduate Archaeology at Oxford Conferences 2017-2019. The papers draw out different aspects of the key themes of interaction, mobility, entanglement and disruption amongst various communities and demonstrated through material culture, relating to a range of time periods. READ MORE

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Who Were the Plunderers of Salmydessus?

Miroslav Ivanov Vasilev

A discussion of ten references (from different periods) concerning the piratical activities of the Thracians at Salmydessus in an attempt to identify who these Thracians were. It is a historical work, with a strong element of Quellenforschung, and provides a comprehensive examination of the literary and epigraphic evidence relevant to the topic. READ MORE

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Ancient Weapons of Oman. Volume 1: Edged Weapons

Vincenzo Clarizia

Omani men carried personal weapons until relatively recently. Swords and daggers were part of daily life attire and are still worn in social events. This book describes all the main types of Omani edged weapons, their origin, structure and accessories, with supporting illustrations and references to examples from museums and private collections. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

Europe's Lost Frontiers: Volume 1

ed. Vincent Gaffney et al.

Europe’s Lost Frontiers was the largest directed archaeological research project in Europe, investigating the inundated landscapes of the Early Holocene North Sea – often referred to as ‘Doggerland’. The first in a series of monographs presenting the results of the project, this book provides the context of the study and method statements. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | Open Access

Aquatic Adaptations in Mesoamerica

Eduardo Williams

This book explores the subsistence strategies that ancient Mesoamericans implemented to survive and thrive in their environments. It discusses the natural settings, production sites, techniques, artifacts, cultural landscapes, traditional knowledge, and other features linked to human subsistence in aquatic environments. READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00 | eBook: £16.00

Water in the Roman World

ed. Martin Henig et al.

Offering a wide and expansive new treatment of the role water played in the lives of people across the Roman world, papers consider ports and their lighthouses; water engineering, whether for canals in the north-west provinces, or for the digging of wells for drinking water; baths for swimming; and spas. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | eBook: £16.00

Ancient Weapons of Oman. Volume 2: Firearms

Vincenzo Clarizia

This book presents a detailed overview of the firearms used in Oman over the last four centuries. Portable firearms, rifles and cannons are all discussed in detail with supporting illustrations. The weapons described in this book are mostly from the National Museum Oman and Bait al Zubair Museum in Muscat. READ MORE

Paperback: £40.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Birth and Development of the Idealized Concept of Arcadia in the Ancient World

Antonio Corso

Bringing together for the first time all the available evidence for the origination and development of the concept of Arcadia, from the Homeric period to the early Roman Empire, this book brings to light a treasure-trove of evidence, both well-known and obscure or fragmentary, filling a significant gap in the scholarly bibliography. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Delta Survey Workshop: Proceedings from Conferences held in Alexandria (2017) and Mansoura (2019)

ed. Ayman Wahby et al.

This volume comprises the proceedings of two conferences organised by the Delta Survey Project held in Alexandria in 2017 and Mansoura in 2019. The papers contain the results of the latest fieldwork from the Nile Delta and Sinai.

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Paperback: £56.00 | Open Access

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

Paperback: £32.00 | eBook: £16.00

Medieval Birmingham

John Hemingway

This book attempts to show through documentary and archaeological evidence how Birmingham evolved from a village into its present role as the second city of the United Kingdom. READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00 | eBook: £16.00

Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 51 2022

ed. Steve Karacic

The Seminar for Arabian Studies is the longest continually running academic forum for the presentation of cultural heritage research on the Arabian Peninsula. Subjects include archaeology, epigraphy, history, ethnography, art, architecture, linguistics, and literature from prehistory to the early twentieth century. READ MORE

Paperback: £69.00

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 | eBook: £16.00

Moel-y-Gaer (Bodfari): A Small Hillfort in Denbighshire, North Wales

Gary Lock

Moel-y-Gaer (Bodfari) is the northernmost of a series of hillforts atop the Clwydian hills in Wales. Nine seasons of survey and excavation reveal details of Moel-y-Gaer’s ramparts, entrances and interior. Discussion situates the site within the later prehistoric settlement record for north-eastern Wales paying particular attention to hillforts. READ MORE

Paperback: £28.00 | eBook: £16.00

Solarizing the Moon: Essays in honour of Lionel Sims

ed. Fabio Silva et al.

Lionel Sims has produced an influential body of work that has challenged existing narratives about British prehistoric monuments and provided innovative ways to approach and think about skyscapes. This book, in his honour, is divided into three parts: Anthropology and Human Origins, Prehistory and Megalithic Monuments, and Theory. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | eBook: £16.00

Arqueología de la Segunda Guerra Mundial en Sudamérica

Daniel Schávelzon et al.

This study reports on a remarkable discovery and a pioneering example of historical archaeology in Latin America: an unknown settlement was found nestled between rocky cliffs in the Argentinian jungle. Dated to between 1943-6, finds are characterised by exotic European luxuries, German coins and coins from the occupied countries of Western Europe. READ MORE

Paperback: £42.00 | eBook: £16.00

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

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Circular Archetype in Microcosm: The Carved Stone Balls of Late Neolithic Scotland

Chris L. Stewart-Moffitt

This study is the culmination of seven years research into the Carved Stone Balls of Late Neolithic Scotland. It is the first study of these enigmatic artefacts since that undertaken by Dorothy Marshall in 1977 and includes all currently known examples in both museums and private hands, described and analysed in considerable detail. READ MORE

Paperback: £60.00 | Open Access

Contextualización del reconocimiento arqueológico de Eduard Seler en la Región de Chaculá, Departamento de Huehuetenango, Guatemala

Ulrich Wölfel

This study re-examines and contextualises Eduard Seler's investigations in the Chaculá-Region, Guatemala. A new study of the Ethnological Museum Berlin's materials from the region, including previously undocumented ceramics, reveals a chronology suggesting that the major settlements were occupied from the Late Classic to the Early Postclassic. READ MORE

Paperback: £65.00 | Open Access

A Prosopographic Study of the New Kingdom Tomb Owners of Dra Abu el-Naga

Ángeles Jiménez-Higueras

Containing the dating, kinship data and titles for each tomb owner of 54 tombs located in the southern area of the Theban cemetery of Dra Abu el-Naga during the New Kingdom, this book will prove of great assistance as a handbook or catalogue for research on New Kingdom Dra Abu el-Naga or the study of prosopography and kinship relationships. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Family of Pa-di-Amun-neb-nesut-tawy from Thebes (TT 414) Revisited

Julia Budka et al.

This book identifies a key figure in the family that reused the Saite tomb of Ankh-Hor (TT 414) in the Asasif: Kalutj/Nes-Khonsu. Examining the funerary assemblage revealed not only details of Late Dynastic and Ptolemaic burial customs in Thebes but also additional information on the priesthood of Khonsu and of the sacred baboons in this era. READ MORE

Paperback: £32.00 | Open Access

Funerary and Related Cups of the British Bronze Age

Claire Copper et al.

Cups are the least studied of all Bronze Age funerary ceramics and their interpretations are still based on antiquarian speculation. This book presents the first study of these often highly decorated items including a fully referenced and illustrated national corpus that will form the basis for future studies. READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00 | eBook: £16.00

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

Moving on from Ebla, I crossed the Euphrates: An Assyrian Day in Honour of Paolo Matthiae

ed. Davide Nadali et al.

Six articles by leading scholars on the culture of the Assyrian world pay homage to Paolo Matthiae, known internationally for the discovery of the site of ancient Ebla in Syria. The articles deal with different aspects of Assyrian culture, with innovative and sometimes unexpected points of view, including its reception in the modern world. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

Waterlands: Prehistoric Life at Bar Pasture, Pode Hole Quarry, Peterborough

ed. Andy Richmond et al.

Presenting the results of a decade-long archaeological investigation at Bar Pasture Farm, Pode Hole Quarry, Peterborough, this book represents one of the most significant landscape excavations carried out in recent years. The 55-hectare site was the scene of human activity on the fenland edge from the Mesolithic through to the Late Iron Age. READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00 | Open Access

Traffici commerciali e approdi portuali nella Sardegna meridionale

Laura Soro

A study of trade flows on the southern coast of Sardinia in Late Antiquity through underwater finds, amphorae analysis and hypothetical docking points. Recent underwater surveys have highlighted multiple examples of possible cargoes from wrecks, especially of heterogeneous types, as in Cagliari, Nora (Pula) and in the sea around Sulcis. READ MORE

Paperback: £49.00 | Open Access

Down the Bright Stream: The Prehistory of Woodcock Corner and the Tregurra Valley, Cornwall

Sean R. Taylor

This volume reports on a series of fieldwork projects carried out in the Tregurra Valley, to the east of Truro, Cornwall between 2009-2015. The fieldwork led to the identification of a large number of pits and hearths across the site, the majority of which that have proved dateable spanning the Early Neolithic to the end of the Early Bronze Age. READ MORE

Paperback: £58.00 | eBook: £16.00

Frontiers of the Roman Empire: The Antonine Wall – A World Heritage Site

David J. Breeze et al.

The Antonine Wall lay at the very extremity of the Roman world. This volume, presented in English and German, presents a concise introduction to the wall which is, in many ways, one of the most developed frontier in Europe. Perhaps of greatest significance is the survival of the collection of Roman military sculpture, the Distance Slabs. READ MORE

Paperback: £14.99 | Open Access

Frontiers of the Roman Empire: Roman Limes in Serbia

David J. Breeze et al.

The aim of this publication is not only to inform about historical and archaeological facts on the Limes in Serbia but also to act as a guidebook as well through the Danubian Limes. READ MORE

Paperback: £19.99 | Open Access

Frontiers of the Roman Empire: The Roman Army and the Limes / The Roman Limes in Hungary

David J. Breeze et al.

Pannonia province existed from the occupation during the reign of Emperor Augustus to the 20s and 30s of the 5th century A.D. Its border stretched alongside the Danube and was always one of the most important European frontiers in Roman times. READ MORE

Paperback: £19.99 | Open Access

Frontiers of the Roman Empire: Slovakia

David J. Breeze et al.

Slovakia was situated at the edge of the classical world but still was a close neighbour of the Roman Empire. The Roman influence left distinct traces not only at the territories along the frontier but also in its broader fore field. READ MORE

Paperback: £19.99 | Open Access

Frontiers of the Roman Empire: The Lower German Limes

David J. Breeze et al.

The Roman frontier in Lower Germany was one of the earliest to be created; surviving into the early 5th century, it illustrates the whole range of Roman military installations. The Rhine delta boasts incredible organic remains including ships while upstream are great military bases supported by forts and fortlets. READ MORE

Paperback: £19.99 | Open Access

Frontiers of the Roman Empire: The Roman Frontiers of Dacia

David J. Breeze et al.

The Roman frontier In Dacia combined several elements, each relating to the landscape: there were riverain and mountain borders, some supplemented by linear barriers, and all connected by roads. The complex system of the border consisted primarily of a network of watchtowers, smaller or larger forts and artificial earthen ramparts or stone walls. READ MORE

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Challenging Preconceptions of the European Iron Age

ed. Wendy Morrison

This collection of essays by leading researchers in the archaeology of the European Iron Age pays tribute to Professor John Collis who, since the 1960s, has been involved in investigating and enriching our understanding of Iron Age society and, crucially, questioning the status quo of our narratives about the past. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Watlington Hoard

John Naylor et al.

Presenting the complete publication of the objects and coins in the Watlington Hoard, the authors discuss its wider implications for our understanding of hoarding in late 9th-century southern Britain, interactions between the kingdoms of Wessex and Mercia, and the movements of the Viking Great Army after the Battle of Edington in 878.

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Paperback: £49.00 | Open Access

Da Roma a Gades/De Roma a Gades

ed. Darío Bernal-Casasola et al.

This volume, dedicated to the illustrious archaeologist Simon Keay. collects the scientific results of an international workshop held in Rome (2019), which discussed the management, elimination and reuse of artisanal and commercial waste in maritime and river ports, focussing on the Roman cities of Rome and Gades (modern day Cádiz). READ MORE

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

Forthcoming Publications

Prehistoric Flint Mines in Europe

ed. Françoise Bostyn et al.

This volume offers a review of major flint mines dating from the Neolithic to the Bronze Age. The 18 articles were contributed by archaeologists from Belgium, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain and Sweden, using the same framework to propose a uniform view of the mining phenomenon. READ MORE

Paperback: £75.00

The Ancient English Morris Dance

Michael Heaney

This book traces the history of morris dancing in England, from its introduction in the 15th century, through the contention of the Reformation and Civil War, when morris dancing and maypoles became potent symbols of the older ways of living, to its re-invention as an emblem of Victorian concepts of Merrie England in the 19th century. READ MORE

Paperback: £29.99

Villas, Sanctuaries and Settlement in the Romano-British Countryside

ed. Martin Henig et al.

This volume brings together a range of papers on buildings that have been categorised as ‘villas’, mainly in Roman Britain, from the Isle of Wight to Shropshire. It comprises the first such survey for almost half a century. READ MORE

Paperback: £58.00

La provincia dell’Arpione Occidentale nei testi egiziani: ricerche storiche, geografiche e religiose dalle origini all’Epoca Romana

Elena Tiribilli

This is the first monograph devoted to a comprehensive study of the Western Harpoon province – the seventh nome of Lower Egypt – located in the north-western Delta. The book and aims to reconstruct its history and religious geography through textual sources, from its origins to the end of the Roman era. READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00

Lo scavo a Parma sotto Palazzo Sanvitale

ed. Mirella Marini Calvani

A report on excavations conducted at Palazzo Sanvitale, Parma (Italy) during 1983-7 and 2008-10, under the auspices of the Soprintendenza per i Beni Archeologici dell’Emilia Romagna at the request of the Palazzo’s owner, at that time the Banca del Monte di Parma. READ MORE

Paperback: £40.00

Shaping Regionality in Socio-Economic Systems: Late Hellenistic - Late Roman Ceramic Production, Circulation, and Consumption in Boeotia, Central Greece (c. 150 BC–AD 700)

Dean Peeters

This book sheds some necessary light on local economies from the (late) Hellenistic to the Late Roman period. The concepts of regions and regionality are employed to explore the complexity of ancient economies and (ceramic) variability and change in Boeotia (Central Greece), largely on the basis of the survey data generated by the Boeotia Project. READ MORE

Paperback: £60.00

Gudenus Cave: The Earliest Humans of Austria

Robert G. Bednarik

Summarising 60 years of research by the author at the earliest human occupation site known in Austria (1962 to 2021), this book describes the strategies and methods of studying a Pleistocene cave site that had been regarded as fully excavated, and their long-term applications. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00

From Concept to Monument: Time and Costs of Construction in the Ancient World

ed. Simon J. Barker et al.

21 papers focus on modelling the costs of construction over the course of 2,500 years, from Bronze Age Greece to the early Middle Ages. They discuss both broader issues of methodology and particular case studies, with particular attention to the exploitation of raw materials (e.g. quarries), transport, and construction processes on building sites. READ MORE

Paperback: £65.00

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

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

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 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

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

Tectonic Archaeology

Gina L. Barnes

The effects of tectonic processes on archaeological sites are evidenced by earthquake damage, volcanic eruptions, and tsunami destruction, but these processes also affect a broader sphere of landform structures, environment, and climate. An overview of tectonic archaeology is followed by a detailed summary of geoarchaeological fieldwork in Japan. READ MORE

Paperback: £80.00

Boom and Bust in Bronze Age Britain: The Great Orme Copper Mine and European Trade

R. Alan Williams

The Great Orme copper mine in North Wales is one of the largest surviving Bronze Age mines in Europe. This book presents new interdisciplinary research to reveal a copper mine of European importance, dominating Britain’s copper supply from c. 1600-1400 BC, with some metal reaching mainland Europe - from Brittany to as far as the Baltic. READ MORE

Paperback: £60.00

The Palaeolithic of Northeast Asia

Vitaly A. Kashin et al.

This volume combines details of discoveries of Palaeolithic sites in a vast region of Northeast Asia (covering mostly the northeastern part of modern Russia), and meticulous analysis of hypotheses, ideas, and concepts related to the Northeast Asian Palaeolithic. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00

Ancient Art and its Commerce in Early Twentieth-Century Europe

ed. Guido Petruccioli

John Marshall (1862-1928) was an antiquities expert hired by the Metropolitan Museum of New York. An attentive observer of the antiquities trade, Marshall's archive, photographs and annotations on more than 1000 objects, shines light on the secretive world of art dealing and how objects arrived at the largest museums of Europe and North America. READ MORE

Hardback: £59.00

Soldados, Armas y Batallas en los grafitos históricos

ed. L. Alberto Polo Romero et al.

Papers consider various sets of historical military-themed graffiti (representations of battles, armaments, infrastructure, warriors and soldiers, slogans or proclamations, etc.), all of them drawings and/or messages engraved in spaces linked to defence culture (the walls of castles, barracks, sentry boxes, prisons or bunkers, among others). READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00

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

LRCW6: 6th International Conference on Late Roman Coarse Ware, Cooking Ware and Amphorae in the Mediterranean: Archaeology and Archaeometry

ed. Valentina Caminneci et al.

Proceedings of the 6th LRCW Conference (Agrigento, 2017), presenting almost 100 papers n the following sections: Sea and land routes; Workshops and production centres in the Mediterranean; Regional Contexts: Western Mediterranean; Regional Contexts: Eastern Mediterranean; Regional Contexts: Sicily and Mediterranean Islands. READ MORE

Paperback: £120.00

Change and Transition on Crete: Interpreting the Evidence from the Hellenistic through to the Early Byzantine Period

ed. Jane Francis et al.

The theme of this volume, presented in honour of G.W.M. Harrison, whose academic contributions have enriched our perspective of Roman Crete, is change and transition, a topic that challenges some of the earlier approaches to Hellenistic and Roman Crete, and which presents a different perspective on historical events and archaeological evidence. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00

Late Bronze Age Painted Pottery Traditions at the Margins of the Hittite State

ed. Federico Manuelli et al.

The intent of this volume is to break through the boundaries usually imposed by the study of 2nd millennium BC pottery production in Anatolia. 12 papers of leading specialists working on relevant material offer, for the first time, the possibility of a deeper understanding of the phenomenon of painted pottery in the 2nd millennium BC. READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00

Landscape Archaeology in the Near East

Bülent Arıkan et al.

Collected papers from the 3rd symposium of the the Society for Near Eastern Landscape Archaeology. Ranging from the Palaeolithic to the classical Near East, papers consider settlement and movement for trade with an overarching theme around the conservation of important archaeological landscapes and developing technology for the study of landscapes. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00

RACTA II 2021: Ricerche di Archeologia Cristiana, Tarda Antichità e Alto Medioevo

ed. Domenico Benoci et al.

RACTA aims to provide a comprehensive overview of studies on Late Antique and Christian Archaeology, Art History, History, and Early Christian Literature being carried out by young scholars from all over the world. The variety of topics addressed by the 23 authors demonstrates an interdisciplinary methodological approach. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00

D’une rive à l’autre: circulations et échanges entre la Maurétanie césarienne et le sud-est de l’Hispanie (Antiquité-Moyen-âge)

Touatia Amraoui et al.

Algeria is largely open to the western Mediterranean, but links with its neighbouring regions are poorly understood. This book considers networks between Algeria and the south-east of the Iberian Peninsula, from pre-Roman times to the Middle Ages. Papers revolve around three themes: mobility; economic exchange; and cultural and knowledge transfer. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00

Sasanian Archaeology: Settlements, Environment and Material Culture

ed. St John Simpson

This collection of essays offers an examination of the Sasanian empire based almost entirely on archaeological and scientific research, much presented here for the first time. The book is divided into three parts examining Sasanian sites, settlements and landscapes; their complex agricultural resources; and their crafts and industries. READ MORE

Paperback: £75.00

Powerful Pictures: Rock Art Research Histories around the World

Jamie Hampson et al.

Focusing on stunning paintings and engravings from around the world, 16 papers interrogate the driving forces behind global rock art research. Many of the motifs featured were created by indigenous hunter-gatherer groups; this book sheds new light on non-Western rituals and worldviews, many of which are threatened or on the point of extinction. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00

Bronze Age Barrow and Anglo-Saxon Cemetery: Archaeological Excavations on Land Adjacent to Upthorpe Road, Stanton Suffolk

Chris Chinnock

Archaeological investigations by MOLA on land adjacent to Upthorpe Road, Stanton (2013-2014), revealed the remains of a prehistoric round barrow and a cemetery containing the remains of 67 inhumations with associated grave goods. This book provides detailed analysis of the archaeological features, skeletal assemblage and other artefacts. READ MORE

Paperback: £48.00

The Wider Island of Pelops

ed. David Michael Smith et al.

This volume explores the myriad ways in which pottery was created, utilized, and experienced in the prehistoric Aegean, across a period of more than 4000 years between the Middle Neolithic and the Early Iron Age transition. READ MORE

Paperback: £50.00

Illicit Trafficking of Cultural Properties in Arab States

Anas Al Khabour

Offering an overview of the phenomenon of illicit trafficking of cultural properties, this book serves as a reference point for governments, enforcement agencies, international organizations, stakeholders, and civil societies. The geographic focus is the Arab World: the countries in the Middle East, Gulf of Arabia, Horn of Africa and North Africa. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00

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