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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

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

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

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

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

Paperback: £19.99 | Open Access

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

In Pursuit of Visibility: Essays in Archaeology, Ethnography, and Text in Honor of Beth Alpert Nakhai

ed. Jennie Ebeling et al.

Fifteen diverse essays honour the distinguished career of Beth Alpert Nakhai, a scholar of Canaan and ancient Israel; in this volume, Professor Nakhai’s students and colleagues celebrate her important contributions to the field of Near Eastern Archaeology and tireless efforts to acknowledge and support women in the profession. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | Open Access

The View from Malakand: Harold Deane’s ‘Note on Udyana and Gandhara’

Llewelyn Morgan et al.

This volume presents a seminal and pioneering account of the antiquities of Swat and Peshawar (Pakistan) by Harold Deane, discovered in the fort at Malakand, Swat; it presents and transcribes the manuscript and provides extended notes identifying and describing the places that Deane discusses in his article. READ MORE

Paperback: £50.00 | Open Access

The Archaeology of Tanamu 1

ed. Bruno David et al.

Presenting results from Tanamu 1, the first site to be published in detail in the Caution Bay Studies in Archaeology series. Yielding well-provenanced and finely dated assemblages of ceramics, faunal remains, and stone and shell artefacts, these remarkable sites extend the range of the Lapita cultural complex to the south coast of Papua New Guinea. READ MORE

Paperback: £58.00 | Open Access

Archaeology on the Apulian – Lucanian Border

Alastair Small et al.

The broad valley of the Bradano river and its tributary, the Basentello, separates the Apennine mountains in Lucania from the limestone plateau of the Murge in Apulia in southeast Italy. This book aims to explain how the pattern of settlement and land use changed in the valley over the whole period from the Neolithic to the late medieval.

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Hardback: £125.00 | Open Access

The Plague Cemetery of Alghero, Sardinia (1582-1583)

Valentina Giuffra

This study presents a bioarchaeological analysis of the individuals exhumed from the cemetery of Alghero (Sardinia), which is associated with the plague outbreak that ravaged the city in 1582-83. The results shed light on a population which lived during a period of plague, revealing lifestyles, activity patterns and illnesses. READ MORE

Paperback: £50.00 | Open Access

Hadrian’s Wall: Exploring Its Past to Protect Its Future

ed. Marta Alberti et al.

Celebrating the 1900th anniversary of Hadrian’s visit to Britain and the building of the Wall, this book presents studies from from the point of view of those living, visiting, researching and working along it. The book offers a realistic discussion of current issues and solutions in the exploration, management and protection of Hadrian’s Wall. READ MORE

Paperback: £28.00 | Open Access

Down to Earth Archaeology

William Y. Adams

Professor William Y. Adams presents sixteen papers on Nubia, written at various times during his lengthy and productive academic career. Most of those selected had been previously published only in a limited way; encompassing a wide range of topics, Adams wanted to enable them to reach a wider readership than they had originally. READ MORE

Hardback: £59.00 | Open Access

The Maritime Economy of Ancient Cyprus in Terms of the New Institutional Economics

Andreas P. Parpas

This study considers the maritime economy of ancient Cyprus from 1450 BC to 295 BC, combining, for the first time, three distinct disciplines, that is History, Archaeology and Economic theory. The principles of New Institutional Economics are used to trace the island’s institutions and their continuity and to reconstruct its maritime history. READ MORE

Hardback: £58.00 | Open Access

Stratton, Biggleswade: 1,300 Years of Village Life in Eastern Bedfordshire from the 5th Century AD

Drew Shotliff et al.

Presents the results of 12 hectares of archaeological excavation undertaken between 1990-2001. As well as uncovering roughly half of the medieval village, the investigations revealed that Stratton’s origins stretched back to the early Anglo-Saxon period, with the settlement remaining in continuous use through to c. 1700. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | Open Access

Living with Seismic Phenomena in the Mediterranean and Beyond between Antiquity and the Middle Ages

ed. Rita Compatangelo-Soussignan et al.

The first two sections of this book explore different ways of understanding seismic phenomena and present strategies for post-disaster management. Later sections present palaeoseimological and archaeological data (for the most part previously unpublished) on various sites in the Italian peninsula and the wider Mediterranean world and its frontiers. READ MORE

Paperback: £64.00 | Open Access

Practice and Prestige: An Exploration of Neolithic Warfare, Bell Beaker Archery, and Social Stratification from an Anthropological Perspective

Jessica Ryan-Despraz

Drawing on the author's recent study that assessed the bone morphology of skeletons in Bell Beaker burials for signs of specialised archery activity, this book contextualises the osteological findings and explores the evidence for warfare and archery throughout the Neolithic period in general and the Bell Beaker period in particular. READ MORE

Paperback: £34.00 | Open Access

Du capsien chasseur au capsien pasteur

Lotfi Belhouchet

Studies on the Capsian culture have been considerably enriched in recent years, but have not yet been properly synthesised to establish the current state of research. This volume draws on recent fieldwork to put forward a model for neolithisation in the Eastern Maghreb. READ MORE

Paperback: £28.00 | Open Access

The Rediscovery and Reception of Gandhāran Art

ed. Wannaporn Rienjang et al.

From the archaeologists and smugglers of the Raj to the museums of post-partition Pakistan and India, from coin-forgers and contraband to modern Buddhism and contemporary art, this fourth volume of the Gandhāra Connections project presents the most recent research on the factors that mediate our encounter with Gandhāran art. READ MORE

Paperback: £40.00 | Open Access

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

Takehiro Miki

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

Paperback: £65.00 | Open Access

The Neolithic Settlement of Aknashen (Ararat valley, Armenia)

ed. Ruben Badalyan et al.

This is the first monograph devoted to the Neolithic period in Armenia. The volume concerns the natural environment, material culture and subsistence economy of the populations of the first half of the 6th millennium BC, who established the first sedentary settlements in the alluvial plain of the Araxes river. READ MORE

Paperback: £50.00 | Open Access

Tutankhamun Knew the Names of the Two Great Gods: Dt and nHH as Fundamental Concepts of Pharaonic Ideology

Steven R.W. Gregory

Tutankhamun Knew the Names of the Two Great Gods offers a new interpretation of the terms Dt and nHH as fundamental concepts of Pharaonic ideology, terms that, until now, have often been treated as synonyms reflecting notions related to the vastness of time.

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Paperback: £30.00 | Open Access

The Neolithic Cemetery at Tell el-Kerkh

ed. Akira Tsuneki et al.

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

Paperback: £65.00 | Open Access

Laying the Foundations: Manual of the British Museum Iraq Scheme Archaeological Training Programme

ed. John MacGinnis et al.

This book, which developed out of the British Museum’s ‘Iraq Scheme’ archaeological training programme, covers the core components for putting together and running an archaeological field programme. While the manual is oriented to the archaeology of Iraq, the approaches are no less applicable to the Middle East more widely. READ MORE

Paperback: £40.00 | Open Access

ArcheoFOSS XIV 2020: Open Software, Hardware, Processes, Data and Formats in Archaeological Research

ed. Julian Bogdani et al.

Proceedings of the 14th edition of ArcheoFOSS, 18 high-level and peer reviewed papers are well distributed between two thematic sections—Application Cases and Development, and Open Data—contributed by more than forty Italian and foreign scholars, researchers and freelance archaeologists working in the field of Cultural Heritage. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | Open Access

Bridging the Gap: Disciplines, Times, and Spaces in Dialogue – Volume 1

ed. Christian W. Hess et al.

Proceedings of the Broadening Horizons 6 conference (2019): Volume 1 presents 17 papers from Session 1: Entanglement. Material Culture and Written Sources in Dialogue; Session 2: Integrating Sciences in Historical and Archaeological Research; and Session 5: Which Continuity? Evaluating Stability, Transformation, and Change in Transitional Periods. READ MORE

Paperback: £48.00 | Open Access

Qatar: Evidence of the Palaeolithic Earliest People Revealed

Julie Scott-Jackson

This book, with full text in English and Arabic, synthesises the results of extensive fieldwork by the PADMAC Unit (Kellogg College, Oxford) with diverse historical records and reports of earlier investigations, to tell the story of the long and difficult search to discover the identity of the first people to inhabit the sovereign State of Qatar. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | Open Access

Die Entstehung komplexer Siedlungen im Zentraloman: Archäologische Untersuchungen zur Siedlungsgeschichte von Al-Khashbah

Conrad Schmidt et al.

This volume presents the results of a survey conducted in 2015 and beyond in Al-Khashbah, one of the largest Early Bronze Age sites on the Omani Peninsula. Ten monumental buildings, 273 tombs and other structures from the Hafit (3100-2700 BC) and Umm an-Nar periods (2700-2000 BC) were documented here. READ MORE

Hardback: £96.00 | Open Access

Plant Food Processing Tools at Early Neolithic Göbekli Tepe

ed. Laura Dietrich

Plant Food Processing Tools at Early Neolithic Göbekli Tepe reconstructs plant food processing at this key Pre-Pottery Neolithic (9600-8000 BC) site, with an emphasis on cereals, legumes and herbs as food sources, on grinding and pounding tools for their processing, and on the vessels implied in the consumption of meals and beverages.

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Paperback: £40.00 | Open Access

A Quaint & Curious Volume: Essays in Honor of John J. Dobbins

ed. Dylan K. Rogers et al.

Contributions in honour of John J. Dobbins, Professor of Roman Art and Archaeology at the University of Virginia, offers new readings of archaeological data and art, illustrating the impact that one professor can have on the wider field of Roman art and archaeology through the continuing work of his students. READ MORE

Hardback: £49.00 | Open Access

The Rise of Metallurgy in Eurasia

ed. Miljana Radivojević et al.

The Rise of Metallurgy in Eurasia is a landmark study in the evolution of early metallurgy in the Balkans. It demonstrates that far from being a rare and elite practice, the earliest metallurgy in the world was a common and communal craft activity.

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Paperback: £95.00 | Open Access

Use of Space and Domestic Areas: Functional Organisation and Social Strategies

ed. Luc Jallot et al.

The organization of inhabited space is the direct expression of the deep integration of societies with their cultural and natural environment. Contributions in this volume show the progress of research in terms of understanding the use of space on different scales, from the household to the village, focusing on Neolithic and Bronze Age contexts. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | Open Access

Historiographie de préhistoriens et de protohistoriens français du XX° siècle

ed. François Djindjian

In France, the post-World War II period corresponds to a second golden age of prehistory and protohistory, thanks to the development of the CNRS and the creation of the first university chairs. This volume presents the biographies of a wide selection of French archaeologists whose scientific work has particularly marked this period. READ MORE

Paperback: £29.00 | Open Access

The Roman Cemetery at Lankhills

Giles Clarke

This book considers the cemetery uncovered outside the north gate of Venta Belgarum, Roman Winchester, and analyses in detail both the graves and their contents. There are detailed studies and important re-assessments of many categories of object, but it is the information about late Roman burial, religion, and society which is of special interest. READ MORE

Hardback: £90.00 | Open Access

Tra Esino e San Vicino

Cristiano Cerioni

This study offers a completely new interpretation of the religious architecture which, between the Romanesque and Gothic periods, established itself in the centre of the Italian Marche region, in an area known as the Valle di S. Clemente. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | Open Access

Transhumance: Papers from the International Association of Landscape Archaeology Conference, Newcastle upon Tyne, 2018

ed. Mark Bowden et al.

A collection of papers, mostly arising from the Newcastle and Durham conference of the International Association of Landscape Archaeology (2018), explore the practice, impact and archaeology of British and European transhumance, the seasonal grazing of marginal lands by domesticated livestock, usually accompanied by people, often young women. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | Open Access

The Romano-British Villa and Anglo-Saxon Cemetery at Eccles, Kent

Nick Stoodley et al.

This volume presents a study of the central and lower Medway valley during the 1st millennium AD, focussing on the 1962–1976 excavation of the Eccles Roman villa and Anglo-Saxon cemetery directed by Alex Detsicas. The author gives an account of the long history of the villa, and a reassessment of the architectural evidence which Detsicas presented. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | Open Access

Lyde Green Roman Villa, Emersons Green, South Gloucestershire

ed. Matthew S. Hobson et al.

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

Paperback: £38.00 | Open Access

Arqueología de la arquitectura en el oppidum oretano de El Cerro de las Cabezas (Valdepeñas, Ciudad Real): los bastiones de la puerta S

Jorge del Reguero González

This book focuses on the two bastions that make up the south gate of the Iberian oppidum of Cerro de las Cabezas (Valdepeñas, Ciudad Real). It comprises two defensive constructions whose internal space fulfilled a socioeconomic function related to the storage of cereal. READ MORE

Paperback: £26.00 | Open Access

Post-Roman and Medieval Drying Kilns

Robert Rickett et al.

Drying kilns, corn-dryers and malting ovens are familiar features in post-Roman, Anglo-Saxon and medieval archaeology, yet few works of synthesis are available. Robert Rickett's pioneering dissertation is published here for the first time, with additional material from Mark McKerracher which sets the work within the context of more recent studies. READ MORE

Paperback: £34.00 | Open Access

The Shaping of the English Landscape: An Atlas of Archaeology from the Bronze Age to Domesday Book

Chris Green et al.

An atlas of English archaeology covering the period from the middle Bronze Age (c. 1500 BC) to Domesday Book (AD 1086), encompassing the Bronze and Iron Ages, the Roman period, and the early medieval (Anglo-Saxon) age. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | Open Access

New Advances in the History of Archaeology

ed. Sophie A. de Beaune et al.

This volume presents papers from three sessions organised by the History of Archaeology Scientific Commission at the 18th UISPP World Congress (Paris, June 2018) considering the development of stratigraphical methods in archaeology in many European countries, and interdisciplinary perspectives on the history of archaeology. READ MORE

Paperback: £42.00 | Open Access

Tinqueux « la Haubette » (Marne, France): Un site exceptionnel du Néolithique ancien

ed. Lamys Hachem

This volume presents the results of archaeological work at the Neolithic site of Tinqueux ‘la Haubette’ (Marne) dated to the ‘Blicquy/Villeneuve-Saint-Germain’ (5000-4700 cal. BC). The site comprises five houses, a series of pits, and the remains of an oven. The analyses reveal hitherto unknown facets of the BVSG culture. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | Open Access

Archaeology and History of Toraijin

Song-nai Rhee et al.

In light of the recently uncovered archaeological data and ancient historical records, this book offers an overview of the 14 centuries-long Toraijin story, from c. 800~600 BC to AD 600, exploring the fundamental role these immigrants, mainly from the Korean Peninsula, played in the history of the Japanese archipelago during this formative period. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | Open Access

Understanding and Accessibility of Pre-and Proto-Historical Research Issues: Sites, Museums and Communication Strategies

ed. Davide Delfino et al.

Museums are increasingly seen as the place where scientific research and heritage education meet; 8 papers here consider the mediation of language from research usage to public usage, making a museum visit an educational experience, universal accessibility, local community involvement, and use of media and new technologies for public outreach. READ MORE

Paperback: £26.00 | Open Access

Studies on the Palaeolithic of Western Eurasia

ed. György Lengyel et al.

Papers from Session 4 disseminate a wealth of archaeological data from Bavaria to the Russian Plain, and discuss Aurignacian, Gravettian, Epigravettian, and Magdalenian perspectives on lithic tool kits and animal remains. Session 6 was concerned with lithic raw material procurement in the Caucasus and in three areas of the Iberian peninsula. READ MORE

Paperback: £42.00 | Open Access

Big Data and Archaeology

ed. François Djindjian et al.

The advent of Big Data is a recent and debated issue in Digital Archaeology. Papers consider the historiographic context and current developments, as well as comprehensive examples of a multidisciplinary and integrative approach to the recording, management and exploitation of excavation data and documents produced over a long period of research. READ MORE

Paperback: £29.00 | Open Access

Die Gräber von Bat und Al-Ayn und das Gebäude II in Bat

Stephanie Döpper

A study of the Early Bronze Age necropolises of the UNESCO world heritage sites Bat and Al-Ayn, and the monumental tower structure Building II at Bat, this volume reports on the architecture and stratigraphy, find assemblages from the excavated buildings (including pottery and small finds), along with anthropological and anthracological studies. READ MORE

Hardback: £80.00 | Open Access

Mammoths and Neanderthals in the Thames Valley

Katharine Scott et al.

This richly illustrated book gives a detailed account of excavations that extended over ten years at Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire, following the discovery of a mammoth tusk in 1989. More than 1500 vertebrate fossils and a wealth of other biological material were recorded and recovered, along with 36 stone artefacts attributable to Neanderthals. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | Open Access

A Monumental Hellenistic Funerary Ensemble at Callatis on the Western Black Sea

ed. Valeriu Sîrbu et al.

Documaci Tumulus, a spectacular early Hellenistic funerary monument recently excavated on the western Black Sea coast, was built at the threshold of the 4th to 3rd centuries BC in the cemetery of the Greek City of Callatis. Excavations offer a glimpse into a complex and interconnected world of Hellenistic architects and artists. READ MORE

Paperback: £52.00 | Open Access

The Archaeology of ‘Underdog Sites’ in the Douro Valley

ed. Santiago Sánchez de la Parra-Pérez et al.

This volume brings together the best presentations from the 8th and 9th Archaeology of the Douro Valley meetings, held in Ávila (2018) and Astorga (2019). Papers aim to show the importance of projects that have been left in the background despite obtaining interesting archaeological data about the occupation of this valley and its evolution. READ MORE

Paperback: £60.00 | Open Access

Frontiers of the Roman Empire: The Roman Frontier in Egypt

David J. Breeze et al.

The Roman military remains of Egypt are remarkable in their variety and state of preservation: forts, quarries whose materials were used in the monumental buildings of Rome, roads which brought the Mediterranean into contact with the Indian Ocean; each reader of this book will enjoy learning more about the remarkable Roman inheritance of Egypt. READ MORE

Paperback: £14.99 | Open Access

Pits and Boots: Excavation of Medieval and Post-medieval Backlands under the Bon Accord Centre, Aberdeen

Michael Roy

Excavations in 2007-8, ahead of an extension to the Bon Accord Centre in Aberdeen, uncovered backlands that would have formed part of the industrial quarter of the medieval town. The excavation charts the changing nature of the area, from an industrial zone in the medieval period, to horticultural and domestic spaces in post-medieval times. READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00 | Open Access

Barāqish/Yathill (Yemen) 1986-2007

ed. Sabina Antonini et al.

This richly illustrated volume presents the remarkable results of the Italian Archaeological Mission's investigations at the site of the walled town of Barāqish in interior Yemen, ancient Yathill of the Sabaeans and Minaeans, between 1986 and 2007. READ MORE

Paperback: £98.00 | Open Access

Classification of Lithic Artefacts from the British Late Glacial and Holocene Periods

Torben Bjarke Ballin

This volume offers a system for the hierarchical classification of British lithic artefacts from the Late Glacial and Holocene periods, and it is hoped that it may find use as a guide book for, for example, archaeology students, museum staff, non-specialist archaeologists, local archaeology groups and lay enthusiasts. READ MORE

Paperback: £25.00 | Open Access

Neolithic and Bronze Age Studies in Europe: From Material Culture to Territories

ed. Marie Besse et al.

Eight papers consider the neolithisation of the Iberian Peninsula; faunal exploitation in early Neolithic Italy; the economic and symbolic role of animals in eastern Germany; Copper Age human remains in central Italy; territories and schematic art in the Iberian Neolithic; and finally Bronze age hoards at a European scale. READ MORE

Paperback: £27.00 | Open Access

Contribution of Ceramic Technological Approaches to the Anthropology and Archaeology of Pre- and Protohistoric Societies: Apport des approaches technologiques de la céramique à l’anthropologie et à l’archéologie des sociétés pré et protohistoriques

ed. François Giligny et al.

The reconstruction of the technical systems of ceramic production and of its ‘chaîne opératoire’ is a means of exploring certain social structures in time and space. Papers here highlight the contribution of technological approaches to ceramics, both in archaeology and in ethnology, to the analysis of pre- and protohistoric societies. READ MORE

Paperback: £27.00 | Open Access

Between the 3rd and 2nd Millennia BC: Exploring Cultural Diversity and Change in Late Prehistoric Communities

ed. Susana Soares Lopes et al.

This collection of studies on the cultural reconfigurations that occurred in western Europe between the 3rd and 2nd millennium BCE focuses on the evidence from the West of the Iberian Peninsula, and one on the South of England. They explore regional diversity and challenge grand narratives regarding Chalcolithic and Bronze Age communities. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | Open Access

Taymāʾ II: Catalogue of the Inscriptions Discovered in the Saudi-German Excavations at Taymāʾ 2004–2015

ed. Michael C.A. Macdonald et al.

The Catalogue contains all inscriptions discovered during 24 seasons of Saudi-German excavations at Taymāʾ, 2004–15. The 113 objects carry inscriptions in different languages and scripts, including Babylonian cuneiform, Imperial Aramaic inscriptions, Arabic inscriptions and more, illustrating the linguistic diversity of the oasis through time. READ MORE

Hardback: £65.00 | Open Access

Garranes: An Early Medieval Royal Site in South-West Ireland

William O'Brien et al.

Presenting the results of an interdisciplinary project (2011–18) where archaeological survey and excavation, supported by specialist studies, examined the early medieval landscape of Garranes. A ringfort in the mid-Cork region of south-west Ireland, this 'royal site' is considered to have been a centre of political power and elite residence. READ MORE

Hardback: £45.00 | Open Access

Rougga I: Le forum et ses abords (fouilles 1971–1974)

ed. Maurice Euzennat et al.

Located in Byzacena, 12km south-east of Thysdrus/El Jem, the municipality of Bararus/Henchir, Rougga is known for its large Roman cisterns first reported in the 18th century and for the discovery of a hoard of Byzantine gold coins. This volume gives an account of the results of excavations carried out at the site of the forum, from 1971-1974. READ MORE

Paperback: £85.00 | Open Access

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

Jean Coulon

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

Paperback: £44.00 | Open Access

Earthen Construction Technology

ed. Annick Daneels et al.

Presents papers from Session IV-5 of the 18th UISPP World Congress (Paris, June 2018). The archaeological study of earthen construction has until now focused on typology and conservation; papers here instead consider their construction and anthropological importance. READ MORE

Paperback: £32.00 | Open Access

From Mine to User: Production and Procurement Systems of Siliceous Rocks in the European Neolithic and Bronze Age

ed. Françoise Bostyn et al.

Presents papers from Parts 1 and 2 of Session XXXIII of the 18th UISPP World Congress (Paris, June 2018). The first part, 'Siliceous rocks: procurement and distribution systems', looks at production systems and the diffusion of mining products, while the second, 'Flint mines and chipping floors...', focuses on knapping activities. READ MORE

Paperback: £29.00 | Open Access

Göytepe: Neolithic Excavations in the Middle Kura Valley, Azerbaijan

Yoshihiro Nishiaki et al.

This volume publishes the first round of fieldwork and research (2008-2013) at Göytepe, a key site for understanding the emergence and development of food-producing communities in the South Caucasus. Results include findings relating to chronology, architecture, technology, social organisation, plant and animal exploitation, and more. READ MORE

Hardback: £88.00 | Open Access

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

Robert Philpott et al.

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

Paperback: £42.00 | Open Access

Mobility and Exchange across Borders: Exploring Social Processes in Europe during the First Millennium BCE – Theoretical and Methodological Approaches

ed. Veronica Cicolani

In recent decades, the study of cultural interactions in the Iron Age has been considerably renewed thanks to the application of new methods and tools, opening the way to new research perspectives. Papers provide different examples from various contexts and regions while applying new methodologies to highlight the diversity of cultural transfers. READ MORE

Paperback: £28.00 | Open Access

Bronze Age Tell Communities in Context: An Exploration into Culture, Society, and the Study of European Prehistory. Part 2

Tobias L. Kienlin

This is the second part of a study on Bronze Age tells and on our approaches towards an understanding of this fascinating way of life, drawing on the material remains of long-term architectural stability and references back to ancestral place. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | Open Access

Travelling the Korosko Road: Archaeological Exploration in Sudan’s Eastern Desert

ed. W. Vivian Davies et al.

This volume publishes accounts of archaeological exploration carried out in the Sudanese Eastern Desert. A pioneering programme of expeditions along the so-called ‘Korosko Road’ revealed a rich archaeological landscape frequented over millennia, including gold-production areas and their associated settlements. READ MORE

Hardback: £60.00 | Open Access

An Educator's Handbook for Teaching about the Ancient World

ed. Pınar Durgun

With the right methods, studying the ancient world can be as engaging as it is informative. The teaching activities in this book are designed in a cookbook format so that educators can replicate these teaching "recipes” (including materials, budget, preparation time, study level) in classes of ancient art, archaeology, social studies, and history. READ MORE

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Definición y caracterización de las cerámicas a mano con decoración pintada del sur de la península ibérica en época tartésica

Pedro Miguel Naranjo

This volume presents a study of the handmade ceramics with painted decoration from the Late Bronze Age and the First Iron Age in the Guadalquivir and Guadiana valleys—the context in which the Tartessian culture developed—defining their technical characteristics, dispersion, forms, decoration, symbolism, chronology, use and meaning. READ MORE

Paperback: £70.00 | Open Access

Die Bestattungsgruben in Bat

Conrad Schmidt et al.

A comprehensive study of two Umm an-Nar (2700-2000 BC) burial pits from the UNESCO World Heritage site Bat in the Sultanate of Oman, excavated 2010-2012. Each burial pit represents one of the largest closed finds of the Early Bronze Age in the region, including beads and other items of personal adornment, as well as pottery and human bones. READ MORE

Hardback: £75.00 | Open Access

Ages and Abilities: The Stages of Childhood and their Social Recognition in Prehistoric Europe and Beyond

ed. Katharina Rebay-Salisbury et al.

This volume explores social responses to stages of childhood from the late Neolithic to Classical Antiquity in Central Europe and the Mediterranean. Comparing osteological and archaeological evidence, as well as integrating images and texts, authors consider whether childhood age classes are archaeologically recognizable. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | Open Access

Networks and Monumentality in the Pacific

ed. Aymeric Hermann et al.

This volume reflects the tremendous progress made in Pacific island archaeology in the last 60 years which has considerably advanced our knowledge of early Pacific island societies, the rise of traditional cultural systems, and their later historical developments from European contact onwards. READ MORE

Paperback: £22.00 | Open Access

El cerro de Alarcos (Ciudad Real): Formación y desarrollo de un oppidum ibérico

Mª del Rosario García Huerta et al.

This book presents results from the archaeological research which has been carried out since 1997 in Sector III of the Alarcos site, located a few kilometres from Ciudad Real. The research has made it possible to understand the communities that, from the end of the Bronze Age to the end of the Iron Age, inhabited this town and its surrounding area. READ MORE

Paperback: £32.00 | Open Access

Mapping the Past: From Sampling Sites and Landscapes to Exploring the ‘Archaeological Continuum’

ed. Michel Dabas et al.

Proceedings of Session VIII-1 of the XVIII UISPP World Congress (2018, Paris); papers reflect on the need to develop sustainable and reliable approaches to mapping our landscape heritage, guided by the crucial concept termed the ‘archaeological continuum’. READ MORE

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The Global Connections of Gandhāran Art

ed. Wannaporn Rienjang et al.

This volume addresses directly the question of cross-cultural influence on and by Gandhāran art. The contributors wrestle with old controversies, particularly the notion that Gandhāran art is a legacy of Hellenistic Greek rule in Central Asia and the growing consensus around the important role of the Roman Empire in shaping it. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | Open Access

IKUWA6. Shared Heritage: Proceedings of the Sixth International Congress for Underwater Archaeology

ed. Jennifer A. Rodrigues et al.

Celebrating the theme ‘Shared heritage’, this volume presents the peer-reviewed proceedings from IKUWA6 (the 6th International Congress for Underwater Archaeology, Fremantle 2016). Papers offer a stimulating diversity of themes and niche topics of value to maritime archaeology practitioners, researchers, students, museum professionals and more. READ MORE

Paperback: £95.00 | Open Access

The Changing Landscapes of Rome’s Northern Hinterland

Helen Patterson et al.

This study presents a new regional history of the middle Tiber valley as a lens through which to view the emergence and transformation of the city of Rome from 1000 BC to AD 1000. Setting the ancient city within the context of its immediate territory, the authors reveal the diverse and enduring links between the metropolis and its hinterland. READ MORE

Paperback: £55.00 | Open Access

New Agendas in Remote Sensing and Landscape Archaeology in the Near East

ed. Dan Lawrence et al.

This volume presents papers in honour of Tony James Wilkinson, who was Professor of Archaeology at Durham University from 2006 until his death in 2014. Though commemorative in concept, the volume is an assemblage of new research representing emerging agendas and innovative methods in remote sensing and their application in Near Eastern archaeology. READ MORE

Paperback: £50.00 | Open Access

The Maltese Archipelago at the Dawn of History

ed. Davide Tanasi et al.

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

Paperback: £35.00 | Open Access

Stone in Metal Ages

ed. Francesca Manclossi et al.

Papers from Session XXXIV-6 of the XVIII UISPP World Congress 2018 were divided into two parts, the first dealing with lithic technology, use-wear analyses and the relation between the decline of stone and the development of metallurgy while the second focused on stone tools used for metallurgy. This publication combines these two parts. READ MORE

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Demography and Migration Population trajectories from the Neolithic to the Iron Age

ed. Thibault Lachenal et al.

This volume presents combined proceedings of two complementary sessions of the XVIII UISPP World Congress (Paris, 2018). These sessions aimed to identify demographic variations during the Neolithic and Bronze Age and to question their causes while avoiding the potential taphonomic and chronological biases affecting the documentation. READ MORE

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A Biography of Power: Research and Excavations at the Iron Age 'oppidum' of Bagendon, Gloucestershire (1979-2017)

Tom Moore

This book explores the changing nature of power and identity from the Iron Age to the Roman period in Britain. It provides fresh insights into the origins and nature of one of the lesser-known, but perhaps most significant, Late Iron Age 'oppida' in Britain: Bagendon in Gloucestershire. READ MORE

Paperback: £85.00 | Open Access

The Archaeological Survey of Sudanese Nubia, 1963-69

David N. Edwards et al.

This volume, focusing on pharaonic sites, is the first of a series, bringing to publication the records of the Archaeological Survey of Sudanese Nubia (ASSN). These records represent a major body of data relating to a region largely now lost to flooding and of considerable importance for understanding the archaeology and history of Nubia. READ MORE

Hardback: £75.00 | Open Access

Le verre de Sabra al-Mansuriya - Kairouan, Tunisie - milieu Xe-milieu XIe siècle

Danièle Foy et al.

Knowledge of Islamic glass and its craftsmanship in the medieval period has relied heavily on Middle Eastern literature. The study of workshop and rich glass assemblage from Sabra al-Mansuriya (Kairouan), the Fatimid capital founded in 947/948 and destroyed in 1057, shows that Ifriqiya followed the technological evolutions of glass craftsmanship. READ MORE

Paperback: £48.00 | Open Access

Different Times? Archaeological and Environmental Data from Intra-Site and Off-Site Sequences

ed. Zoï Tsirtsoni et al.

Proceedings from Session II-8 of the XVIII UISPP Congress, Paris, 2018, questioning temporal correlations between intra-site and off-site data in archaeology-related contexts. The word ‘site’ describes here archaeological sites – usually settlements – where recent research has produced information on the duration and timing of human presence. READ MORE

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Glazed Brick Decoration in the Ancient Near East

ed. Anja Fügert et al.

Glazed bricks applied as a new form of colourful and glossy architectural decor first started to appear in the early Iron Age on monumental buildings of the Ancient Near East. This volume provides an updated overview of the development of glazed bricks and scientific research on the topic. READ MORE

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Aristotle’s Meteorologica: Meteorology Then and Now

Anastasios A. Tsonis et al.

This book concentrates on the meteorological aspects of Aristotle’s work published as Meteorologica books A-D, and on how they compare now with our understanding of meteorology and climate change. READ MORE

Hardback: £30.00 | Open Access

Peintures et gravures rupestres des Amériques: Empreintes culturelles et territoriales

ed. Brigitte Faugère et al.

How does the study of rock art make it possible to culturally characterize its authors? What does it tell us about the function of sites? How and under what circumstances does it make it possible to delimit a cultural territory? The six articles in this volume provide case studies from Mexico, El Salvador, Costa Rica, French Guiana and Chile. READ MORE

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Pre and Protohistoric Stone Architectures: Comparisons of the Social and Technical Contexts Associated to Their Building

ed. Florian Cousseau et al.

Proceedings, with full text in English and French, from session XXXII-3 of the XVIII UISPP World Congress, Paris, 2018: Pre and protohistoric stone architectures: comparisons of the social and technical contexts associated to their building. The volume aims to break the usual limits on the fields of study and to deconstruct some preconceived ideas. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | Open Access

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

Agustina Scaro

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

Paperback: £52.00 | Open Access

Engraved Gems and Propaganda in the Roman Republic and under Augustus

Paweł Gołyźniak

This book studies small but highly captivating artworks from antiquity – engraved gemstones. These objects had multiple applications, and the images upon them captured snapshots of people's beliefs, ideologies, and everyday occupations. They provide a unique perspective on the propaganda of Roman political leaders, especially Octavian/Augustus. READ MORE

Hardback: £90.00 | Open Access

London’s Waterfront 1100–1666: Excavations in Thames Street, London, 1974–84

John Schofield et al.

This book presents and celebrates the mile-long Thames Street in the City of London and the land south of it to the River Thames as an archaeological asset. Four Museum of London excavations of 1974–84 are presented: Swan Lane, Seal House, New Fresh Wharf and Billingsgate Lorry Park. Here the findings of the period 1100–1666 are presented. READ MORE

Paperback: £65.00 | Open Access

The Antonine Wall: Papers in Honour of Professor Lawrence Keppie

ed. David J. Breeze et al.

32 papers present research on the Antonine Wall in honour of Lawrence Keppie. Papers cover a wide variety of aspects: the environmental and prehistoric background; structure, planning and construction; military deployment; associated artefacts and inscriptions; logistics of supply; the people of the Wall, including womenfolk and children. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | Open Access

Late Prehistoric Fortifications in Europe: Defensive, Symbolic and Territorial Aspects from the Chalcolithic to the Iron Age

ed. Davide Delfino et al.

This book presents 19 papers from the International Colloquium ‘FortMetalAges’ (Portugal, 2017); they discuss different interpretive ideas for defensive structures whose construction had necessitated large investment, present new case studies, and conduct comparative analysis between different regions and periods (Chalcolithic to Iron Age). READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | Open Access

Approaches to the Analysis of Production Activity at Archaeological Sites

ed. Anna K. Hodgkinson et al.

Proceedings of a workshop held in Berlin, 2018, focusing on manufacturing activities identified at archaeological sites. New excavation techniques, ethnographic research, archaeometric approaches, GIS, experimental archaeology, and theoretical issues associated with how researchers understand production in the past, are presented here. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | Open Access

Farmsteads and Funerary Sites: The M1 Junction 12 Improvements and the A5–M1 Link Road, Central Bedfordshire

Jim Brown

Extensive excavations by MOLA (Museum of London Archaeology) near Houghton Regis and Toddington, in south Central Bedfordshire, provide a detailed multi-period dataset for regional and national comparison. Evidence ranges from middle/late Bronze Age pits to medieval settlements. READ MORE

Hardback: £120.00 | Open Access

Pottery of Manqabad

Ilaria Incordino

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

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Redonner vie à une collection: les terres cuites communes du fort La Tour

Julie Toupin

Research on common earthenware from the early 17th century is scarce. This study seeks to bring back to life the ceramics, inhabitants and site where the objects were used. The collection includes 1602 fragments from 277 common earthenware objects coming from the period of occupation of Fort La Tour (1631-1645) in Portland Point, New Brunswick. READ MORE

Paperback: £54.00 | Open Access

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

Guido Furlan

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

Paperback: £65.00 | Open Access

Early Medieval Settlement in Upland Perthshire: Excavations at Lair, Glen Shee 2012-17

David Strachan et al.

Excavation of seven turf buildings at Lair in Glen Shee confirms the introduction of Pitcarmick buildings to the hills of north-east Perth and Kinross in the early 7th century AD. Clusters of these at Lair, and elsewhere in the hills, are interpreted as integrated, spatially organised farm complexes comprising byre-houses and outbuildings. READ MORE

Hardback: £29.00 | Open Access

Carving Interactions: Rock Art in the Nomadic Landscape of the Black Desert, North-Eastern Jordan

Nathalie Østerled Brusgaard

The Safaitic rock art of the North Arabian basalt desert is one of the few surviving traces of the elusive herding societies that lived there in antiquity. This comprehensive study of over 4500 petroglyphs from the Jebel Qurma region of the Black Desert in North-Eastern Jordan is the first-ever systematic study of the Safaitic petroglyphs. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | Open Access

New Global Perspectives on Archaeological Prospection

ed. James Bonsall

This volume presents over 90 papers from the 13th International Conference on Archaeological Prospection 2019, Sligo. Papers address archaeological prospection techniques, methodologies and case studies from 33 countries across Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe and North America, reflecting current and global trends in archaeological prospection. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | Open Access

Historic Landscapes and Mental Well-being

ed. Timothy Darvill et al.

Using archaeological sites and historic landscapes to promote mental well-being represents one of the most significant advances in archaeological resource management for many years. Prompted by the Human Henge project (Stonehenge/Avebury World Heritage Site), this volume provides an overview of work going on across Britain and the near Continent. READ MORE

Paperback: £40.00 | Open Access

La parure en callaïs du Néolithique européen

ed. Guirec Querré et al.

Callaïs refers to the green stones from which the remarkable ornaments discovered in several Neolithic sites in Western Europe are made. This volume brings together the contributions of the best European specialists in callaïs, variscite and turquoise, who spoke at a symposium on this ancient gemstone held in April 2015 in Carnac. READ MORE

Hardback: £130.00 | Open Access

Ceramics in Transition: Production and Exchange of Late Byzantine-Early Islamic Pottery in Southern Transjordan and the Negev

Elisabeth Holmqvist

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

Paperback: £35.00 | Open Access

El sol, símbolo de continuidad y permanencia: un estudio multidisciplinar sobre la figura soliforme en el arte esquemático de la Provincia de Cádiz

Mercedes Versaci

The purpose of this study is to analyze the soliform figures in schematic cave paintings in the area of Laguna de la Janda and Campo de Gibraltar (Cadiz). Technological, typological, stylistic, semiotic, astronomical, anthropological and landscape aspects of the cave paintings are considered. READ MORE

Paperback: £58.00 | Open Access

Bridging Science and Heritage in the Balkans: Studies in Archaeometry and Cultural Heritage Restoration and Conservation

ed. Nona Palincas et al.

In a period when the study of archaeological remains is enriched through new methods derived from the natural sciences and when there is general agreement on the need for more investment in the study, restoration and conservation of the tangible cultural heritage, this book presents contributions to these fields from South-Eastern Europe. READ MORE

Paperback: £34.00 | Open Access

The Geography of Gandhāran Art

ed. Wannaporn Rienjang et al.

This second volume of the Gandhāra Connections project at Oxford University’s Classical Art Research Centre aims to pick apart the regional geography of Gandhāran art, presenting new discoveries at particular sites, textual evidence, and the challenges and opportunities of exploring Gandhāra’s artistic geography. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | Open Access

Glass and Glass Production in the Near East during the Iron Age

Katharina Schmidt

This book examines the history of glass in Iron Age Mesopotamia and neighbouring regions (1000–539 BCE). This is the first monograph to cover this region and period comprehensively and in detail and thus fills a significant gap in glass research. READ MORE

Paperback: £50.00 | Open Access

Hellenistic Alexandria: Celebrating 24 Centuries – Papers presented at the conference held on December 13–15 2017 at Acropolis Museum, Athens

ed. Christos S. Zerefos et al.

This proceedings volume includes high-level dialogues and philosophical discussions between international experts on Hellenistic Alexandria. The goal was to celebrate the 24 centuries which have elapsed since its foundation and the beginning of the Library and the Museum of Alexandria. READ MORE

Hardback: £68.00 | Open Access

Taymā’ I: Archaeological Exploration, Palaeoenvironment, Cultural Contacts

ed. Arnulf Hausleiter et al.

This is the first of a series of books reporting on a Saudi-German archaeological project at Taymā’; the current archaeological exploration of the oasis is contextualised with previous and ongoing research within the region, while offering a first overview of the settlement history of the site, possibly starting more than 6000 years ago. READ MORE

Hardback: £65.00 | Open Access

CAA2016: Oceans of Data

ed. Mieko Matsumoto et al.

A selection of 50 papers presented at CAA2016. Papers are grouped under the following headings: Ontologies and Standards; Field and Laboratory Data Recording and Analysis; Archaeological Information Systems; GIS and Spatial Analysis; 3D and Visualisation; Complex Systems Simulation; Teaching Archaeology in the Digital Age. READ MORE

Paperback: £95.00 | Open Access

Art of the Ancestors: Spatial and temporal patterning in the ceiling rock art of Nawarla Gabarnmang, Arnhem Land, Australia

Robert G. Gunn

This volume, focusing on the ceiling art at Nawarla Gabarnmang, one of the richest rock art sites in Arnhem Land (in Australia’s Northern Territory), presents a new systematic approach to the archaeological recording and documentation of rock art developed to analyse the spatial and temporal structure of complex rock art panels. READ MORE

Paperback: £150.00 | Open Access

Bronze Age Metalwork: Techniques and traditions in the Nordic Bronze Age 1500-1100 BC

Heide W. Nørgaard

Bronze ornaments of the Nordic Bronze Age were elaborate objects that served as status symbols to communicate social hierarchy. An interdisciplinary investigation of the artefacts (dating from 1500-1100 BC) was adopted to elucidate their manufacture and origin, resulting in new insights into metal craft in northern Europe during the Bronze Age. READ MORE

Paperback: £85.00 | Open Access

The River: Peoples and Histories of the Omo-Turkana Area

ed. Timothy Clack et al.

This sumptuously illustrated book brings together a remarkable collection of the world’s leading archaeologists, ecologists, historians and ethnographers who specialise in the Omo-Turkana area (spanning spans parts of Ethiopia, South Sudan and Kenya), and recognising it as a crucial, and currently vulnerable, resource of global heritage. READ MORE

Paperback: £40.00 | Open Access

Indonesian Megaliths: A Forgotten Cultural Heritage

Tara Steimer-Herbet

An exploration of Indonesian megaliths based on scientific documents and field visits, this work highlights misunderstood—and sometimes threatened by destruction—aspects of Indonesian cultural heritage and offers a unique perspective on megalithic monuments abandoned for several centuries in the archipelago. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | Open Access

Étude paléoanthropologique et analyse des rituels funéraires de deux sites laténiens valaisans

Tobias Hofstetter

An investigation into Second Iron Age funerary practices in southern Switzerland through the study of two recently discovered necropolises at Randogne–Bluche and Sion–Parking des Remparts. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | Open Access

The Hydraulic System of Uxul

Nicolaus Seefeld

This research seeks to close an essential research gap – the understanding of the water management strategies of the Maya in pre-Hispanic times. It focuses on the archaeological investigation of the hydraulic system of Uxul, a medium-sized Maya centre in the south of the state of Campeche, Mexico. READ MORE

Paperback: £90.00 | Open Access

Une archéologie des provinces septentrionales du royaume Kongo

ed. Bernard Clist et al.

This book presents in detail the results of archaeological research carried out by the KongoKing project in the former northern provinces of the Kongo Kingdom, currently located in the Democratic Republic of Congo. READ MORE

Paperback: £90.00 | Open Access

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

A. E. Brown et al.

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

Paperback: £60.00 | Open Access

Rockshelter Excavations in the East Hamersley Range, Pilbara Region, Western Australia

ed. Dawn Cropper et al.

This volume offers a detailed study of six exceptional rockshelter sites from the inland Pilbara Region of Western Australia. Consisting of 18 chapters, it is rich with colour photographs, illustrations, and figures, including high-resolution images of the rockshelter sites, excavations, stratigraphic sections, cultural features, and artefacts. READ MORE

Paperback: £90.00 | Open Access

Archaeological Explorations in Syria 2000-2011

ed. Jeanine Abdul Massih et al.

Syria has been a major crossroads of civilizations in the ancient Near East since the dawn of human kind. This volume brings together scholars involved in archaeological activities in Syria and focusses on the scientific aspects of each explored site, allowing researchers to examine in detail each heritage site, its characteristics and identity. READ MORE

Paperback: £65.00 | Open Access

Reindeer hunters at Howburn Farm, South Lanarkshire

Torben Bjarke Ballin

This volume presents the lithic assemblage from Howburn in South Lanarkshire, Scotland, at present the oldest prehistoric settlement in Scotland (12,700-12,000 BC), and the only Hamburgian settlement in Britain. The book focuses on the Hamburgian finds, which are mainly based on the exploitation of flint from Doggerland. READ MORE

Hardback: £25.00 | Open Access

Special Place, Interesting Times: The island of Palagruža and transitional periods in Adriatic prehistory

Stašo Forenbaher

Palagruža is a remote Croatian archipelago in the middle of the Adriatic Sea, unexpectedly abundant in high-grade archaeological evidence, dating precisely from the three periods of later Adriatic prehistory marked by radical change. READ MORE

Paperback: £34.00 | Open Access

Gifts, Goods and Money: Comparing currency and circulation systems in past societies

ed. Dirk Brandherm et al.

The papers gathered in this volume explore the economic and social roles of exchange systems in past societies from a variety of different perspectives. Based on a broad range of individual case studies, the authors tackle problems surrounding the identification of (pre-monetary) currencies in the archaeological record. READ MORE

Paperback: £34.00 | Open Access

Life on the Edge: The Neolithic and Bronze Age of Iain Crawford’s Udal, North Uist

ed. Beverley Ballin Smith

Excavations in North Uist dating from 1974-1984 identified two cists with human remains in kerbed cairns, many bowl pits dug into the blown sand, two late Neolithic structures and a ritual complex. READ MORE

Hardback: £25.00 | Open Access

Problems of Chronology in Gandhāran Art

ed. Wannaporn Rienjang et al.

‘Problems of Chronology in Gandhāran Art’ is the first publication of the Gandhāra Connections project at the University of Oxford’s Classical Art Research Centre. It presents the proceedings of the first of three international workshops on fundamental questions in the study of Gandhāran art, held at Oxford in March 2017. READ MORE

Paperback: £32.00 | Open Access

Archaeological Heritage Policies and Management Structures

ed. Erika M. Robrahn-González et al.

This volume presents proceedings from sessions A15a, A15b, A15c of the XVII UISPP World Congress (1–7 September 2014, Burgos, Spain). Collectively this volume presents perspectives of archaeological heritage management in various countries and continents. READ MORE

Paperback: £28.00 | Open Access

Current Approaches to Collective Burials in the Late European Prehistory

ed. Tiago Tomé et al.

The articles in this volume provide examples of different approaches currently being developed on Prehistoric collective burials of southern Europe, mostly focusing on case studies, but also including contributions of a more methodological scope. READ MORE

Paperback: £28.00 | Open Access

Foreigners and Outside Influences in Medieval Norway

ed. Stian Suppersberger Hamre

Seven articles discuss different aspects of immigration and foreign influences in medieval Norway, from the viewpoint of different academic disciplines. The book will give the reader an insight into how the population of medieval Norway interacted with the surrounding world, how and by whom it was influenced, and how the population was composed. READ MORE

Paperback: £24.00 | Open Access

AP2017: 12th International Conference of Archaeological Prospection

ed. Benjamin Jennings et al.

The Proceedings of 12th International Conference of Archaeological Prospection draws together over 100 papers addressing archaeological prospection techniques, methodologies and case studies from around the world. READ MORE

Paperback: £40.00 | Open Access

The Archaeology of Time Travel

ed. Bodil Petersson et al.

This volume explores the relevance of time travel as a characteristic contemporary way to approach the past. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | Open Access

Materials, Productions, Exchange Network and their Impact on the Societies of Neolithic Europe

ed. Marie Besse et al.

How is it possible to identify the circulation of materials or of finished objects in Neolithic Europe, as well as the social networks involved? Several approaches exist for the researcher, and the present volume provides some examples. READ MORE

Paperback: £24.00 | Open Access

Archaeological Research at Caution Bay, Papua New Guinea

ed. Thomas Richards et al.

The first volume of the Caution Bay monographs is designed to introduce the goals of the Caution Bay project, the nature and scope of the investigations and the cultural and natural setting of the study area. READ MORE

Paperback: £42.00 | Open Access

Statio amoena

ed. Patrizia Basso et al.

This volume examines resting places more or less directly linked with vehiculatio / cursus publicus, or with a system run or controlled by the state to ensure essential services for those traveling on behalf of the public administration READ MORE

Paperback: £40.00 | Open Access

Castles, Siegeworks and Settlements

ed. Duncan W. Wright et al.

This volume comprises thirteen reports detailing fieldwork undertaken by a research project which sought to assess the archaeological evidence of the period of conflict that took place in mid-twelfth-century England popularly known as ‘the Anarchy’. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | Open Access

Networks of trade in raw materials and technological innovations in Prehistory and Protohistory: an archaeometry approach

ed. Davide Delfino et al.

Specialists from various disciplines (humanities and natural sciences) debate, from different perspectives, the networks in raw materials and technological innovation in Prehistory and Protohistory, involving investigation topics typical of archaeometry: archeometallurgy, petrography, and mineralogy READ MORE

Paperback: £25.00 | Open Access

CAMERA KALAUREIA

Yannis Hamilakis et al.

How can we find alternative, sensorially rich and affective ways of engaging with the material past in the present? How can photography play a central role in archaeological narratives, beyond representation and documentation? This photo-book combines academic discourse and evocative creative practice to engage with these questions. READ MORE

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History of Archaeology: International Perspectives

ed. Geraldine Delley et al.

The present volume gathers the communications of the three sessions organized under the auspices of the Commission ‘History of Archaeology’ at the XVII UISPP World Congress Burgos 2014. READ MORE

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Post-Palaeolithic Filiform Rock Art in Western Europe

ed. Fernando Coimbra et al.

This session focuses on Filiform rock art which appears as a spontaneous technique, more simple and immediate than pecking, good either for autonomous strands of expression, or for sketches and first drafts regarding works of painting or pecking. READ MORE

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Public Images, Private Readings: Multi-Perspective Approaches to the Post-Palaeolithic Rock Art

ed. Ramón Fábregas Valcarce et al.

A significant number of Holocene societies throughout the world have resorted at one time or another to the making of paints or carvings on different places. The aim of the session A11e, held within the XVII World UISPP Congress, was to put together the experiences of specialists from different areas of the Iberian Peninsula and the World. READ MORE

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Late Prehistory and Protohistory: Bronze Age and Iron Age (1. The Emergence of warrior societies and its economic, social and environmental consequences; 2. Aegean – Mediterranean imports and influences in the graves from continental Europe – Bronze and I

ed. Fernando Coimbra et al.

Proceedings of two sessions from the XVII UISPP World Congress, 2014: A3c The Emergence of warrior societies and its economic, social and environmental consequences and A16a Aegean – Mediterranean imports and influences in the graves from continental Europe – Bronze and Iron Ages. READ MORE

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Water as a morphogen in landscapes/L’eau comme morphogène dans les paysages

ed. Sandrine Robert et al.

Water as generator of networks was the core topic of the second session organized by the commission Theory and Methods in Landscape Archaeology: Archeogeography that began in 2011 on occasion of the Florianopolis Congress. READ MORE

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‘A Mersshy Contree Called Holdernesse’: Excavations on the Route of a National Grid Pipeline in Holderness, East Yorkshire

ed. Gavin Glover et al.

Presents the results of excavations along the route of a national grid pipeline in Holderness, East Yorkshire shedding light on rural life in the claylands to the east of the Yorkshire Wolds, from the Mesolithic to the Iron Age and Roman periods, and beyond. READ MORE

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Quality Management of Cultural Heritage: problems and best practices

ed. Maurizio Quagliuolo et al.

Proceedings of the XVII UISPP World Congress (1-7 September, Burgos, Spain). Volume 8 / Session A13: Quality Management of Cultural Heritage: problems and best practices READ MORE

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Off the Beaten Track. Epigraphy at the Borders

ed. Antonio E. Felle et al.

This volume contains the papers presented during 'Off the Beaten Track - Epigraphy at the Borders' (24-25 September 2015, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy), the sixth in a series of international events planned by the EAGLE, Europeana network of Ancient Greek and Latin Epigraphy international consortium. READ MORE

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The Three Dimensions of Archaeology

ed. Hans Kamermans et al.

This volume brings together presentations from two sessions organized for the XVII World UISPP Conference: The scientific value of 3D archaeology, and Detecting the Landscape(s). READ MORE

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CAA2015. Keep The Revolution Going

ed. Stefano Campana et al.

This volume brings together all the successful peer-reviewed papers submitted for the proceedings of the 43rd conference on Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology that took place in Siena (Italy) from March 31st to April 2nd 2015. READ MORE

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Analysis of the Economic Foundations Supporting the Social Supremacy of the Beaker Groups

ed. Elisa Guerra Doce et al.

Proceedings of the UISPP 2014 session 'Analysis of the economic foundations supporting the social supremacy of the Beaker groups'. Papers presented at this session suggesting that Beaker groups may have controlled certain products and technologies. READ MORE

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Monumental Earthen Architecture in Early Societies: Technology and power display

ed. Annick Daneels

Proceedings from a session held as part of the XVII World UISPP Congress, Burgos, 2014. The theme of the symposium was the archaeology of earthen architecture in pre- and protohistoric cultures, with an emphasis on constructive techniques and systems, and diachronic changes in those aspects. READ MORE

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Giants in the Landscape: Monumentality and Territories in the European Neolithic

ed. Vincent Ard

Proceedings from the session held at the XVII World UISPP Congress, Burgos, 2014. The session considered the various manifestations of the relationship between Neolithic enclosures and tombs in different contexts of Europe, notably through spatial analysis. READ MORE

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