Αρχαιολογική Βιβλιογραφία - Φεβρουάριος 2020


Publishing Scholarly Archaeology

February 2020

Archaeopress Archaeology

The Role of Anglo-Saxon Great Hall Complexes in Kingdom Formation, in Comparison and in Context AD 500-750 by Adam McBride. 2020. ISBN 9781789693874. £55.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789693881, from £16+VAT, if applicable)
Paperback; 205x290mm; 370pp; 228 figures (161 colour pages)
This book explores the role of great hall complexes in kingdom formation through an expansive and ambitious study, incorporating new fieldwork, new quantitative methodologies and new theoretical models for the emergence of high-status settlements and the formation and consolidation of supra-regional socio-political units.
Ancient West Mexico in the Mesoamerican Ecumene by Eduardo Williams. Archaeopress Pre-Columbian Archaeology 12. 2020. ISBN 9781789693539. £60.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789693546, from £16+VAT, if applicable)
Paperback; 205x290mm; 400pp; 321 figures
This volume presents a long-overdue synthesis and update on West Mexican archaeology. Ancient West Mexico has often been portrayed as a ‘marginal’ or ‘underdeveloped’ area of Mesoamerica. This book shows that the opposite is true and that it played a critical role in the cultural and historical development of the Mesoamerican ecumene.
Weaving in Stones: Garments and Their Accessories in the Mosaic Art of Eretz Israel in Late Antiquity by Aliza Steinberg. ISBN 9781789693218. £55.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789693225, from £16+VAT, if applicable)
Paperback; 205x290mm; 380pp; 321 figures in colour and black & white
This book, copiously illustrated throughout, studies the garments and their accessories worn by some 245 figures represented on approximately 41 mosaic floors (some only partially preserved) that once decorated both public and private structures within the historical-geographical area of Eretz Israel in Late Antiquity.
Bridge of Civilizations: The Near East and Europe c. 1100–1300 edited by Peter Edbury, Denys Pringle and Balázs Major. ISBN 9781789693270. £65.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789693287, from £16+VAT)
Hardback; 176x250mm; 368 pages; 171 figures, 10 maps
This volume considers the links and contrasts between Europe and the areas around the eastern Mediterranean that were visited and occupied by western crusaders and settlers in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, giving special attention to the evidence provided by archaeology and material culture, as well as historical sources.
‘Scènes de Gynécées’ Figured Ostraca from New Kingdom Egypt: Iconography and Intent by Joanne Backhouse. Archaeopress Egyptology 26. 2020. ISBN 9781789693454. £28.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789693461, from £16+VAT, if applicable)
Paperback; 205x290mm; 136pp; 170 figures
This work examines images of women and children drawn on ostraca from Deir el-Medina, referred to in previous scholarship as ‘Scènes de Gynécées’. This publication represents the first systematic study of this material, and it brings together ostraca from museums worldwide to form a corpus united contextually, thematically and stylistically.
Roman and Late Antique Wine Production in the Eastern Mediterranean: A Comparative Archaeological Study at Antiochia ad Cragum (Turkey) and Delos (Greece) by Emlyn K. Dodd. Archaeopress Roman Archaeology 63. 2020. ISBN 9781789694024. £36.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789694031, from £16+VAT, if applicable)
Paperback; 205x290mm; 222pp; 30 figures, 23 tables, 42 plates (56 colour pages)
Wine was an ever-present commodity that permeated the Mediterranean throughout antiquity. This book analyses the viticulture of two settlements, Antiochia ad Cragum and Delos, using results stemming from surface survey and excavation to assess their potential integration within the now well-known agricultural boom of the 5th-7th centuries AD.
Anthropomorphic Images in Rock Art Paintings and Rock Carvings ed. Terence Meaden and Herman Bender. 2020. ISBN 9781789693577. £55.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789693584, from £16+VAT, if applicable)
Paperback; 205x290mm; 334pp; 430 illustrations
In rock art, humanlike images appear widely throughout the ages. The artworks discussed in this book range from paintings, engravings or scratchings on cave walls and rock shelters, images pecked into rocky surfaces or upon standing stones, and major sacred sites,  in which exists the possibility of recovering the meanings intended by the artists.
Kom al-Ahmer – Kom Wasit II: Coin Finds 2012–2016 / Late Roman and Early Islamic Pottery from Kom al-Ahmer ed. Michele Asolati, Cristina Crisafulli, Cristina Mondin, Maria Lucia Patanè and Mohamed Kenawi. 2019. ISBN 9781789693966. £65.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789693973, from £16+VAT, if applicable)
Hardback; 205x290mm; 356pp; 41 figures; 22 tables; 127 plates (88 colour pages)
This volume presents over 1070 coins (ca. 310 BC–AD 641) and 1320 examples of Late Roman and Early Islamic pottery. Kom al-Ahmer and Kom Wasit emerge as centers of an exchange network involving large-scale trade of raw materials to and from the central and eastern Mediterranean.
Mortuary Variability and Social Diversity in Ancient Greece: Studies on Ancient Greek Death and Burial ed. Nikolas Dimakis and Tamara M. Dijkstra. 2020. ISBN 9781789694420. £35.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789694437, from £16+VAT, if applicable)
Paperback; 205x290mm; 204pp; 117 figures (60 colour pages)
This volume brings together early career scholars working on funerary customs in Greece from the Early Iron Age to the Roman period. Papers present various thematic and interdisciplinary analysis in which funerary contexts provide insights on individuals, social groups and communities.
Landscapes of Human Evolution: Contributions in Honour of John Gowlett ed. James Cole et al. 2020. ISBN 9781789693799. £35.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789693805, from £16+VAT, if applicable)
Paperback; 205x290mm; 204pp; Illustrated throughout in colour and black & white
Fourteen papers are presented here in honour of John Gowlett. John has a wide range of research interests primarily focused on the human genus Homo and is a world leader in understanding the cognitive and behavioural preconditions necessary for the emergence of complex behaviours such as language and art.
Wonders Lost and Found: A Celebration of the Archaeological Work of Professor Michael Vickers ed. Nicholas Sekunda. 2020. ISBN 9781789693812. £45.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789693829, from £16+VAT, if applicable)
Paperback; 205x290mm; 230pp; 150 illustrations (82 pages of colour)
Twenty-one contributions, written by friends and colleagues, reflect the wide interests of Professor Michael Vickers; from the Aegean Bronze Age to the use made of archaeology by dictators in the modern age. Seven contributions relate to Georgia, where the Professor has worked most recently, and made his home.
Farmsteads and Funerary Sites: The M1 Junction 12 Improvements and the A5–M1 Link Road, Central Bedfordshire Archaeological investigations prior to construction, 2011 & 2015–16 by Jim Brown. 2020. ISBN 9781789692600. £120. (eBook ISBN 9781789692617, Open Access)
Hardback; 205x290mm; 566pp; highly illustrated throughout in colour and black & white.
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.
Offa’s Dyke Journal: Volume 1 for 2019 ed. Howard Williams. ISBN 9781789695380. £25.00. (eBook ISBN , from £16+VAT, if applicable)
Paperback; 176x250mm; 162pp; Illustrated throughout in colour and black & white
This new journal offers a resource for scholars, students and the wider public regarding the archaeology, heritage and history of the Welsh Marches and its linear monuments. It also delivers a much-needed venue for interdisciplinary studies from other times and places.
Armenian Archaeology: Past Experiences and New Achievements ed. Aram Kosyan et al. ARAMAZD: Armenian Journal of Near Eastern Studies X 2016. Special issue, published in 2020. ISBN 9781789693935. £65.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789693942, from £16+VAT, if applicable)
Paperback; 165x235mm; 488pp; 326 figures (160 colour pages)
This volume celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Republic of Armenia and summarises the studies conducted in the field of archaeology which cover a significant time span: from Lower Palaeolithic to the Middle Ages. The articles summarise the archaeological surveys conducted by joint international expeditions and partly by Armenian archaeologists.
ARAMAZD: Armenian Journal of Near Eastern Studies Volume XIII 2019 ed. Aram Kosyan. 2020. Issue 1 and 2 now available (download combined contents below). Print from £50 / eBook from £25+VAT, if applicable.
Paperback; 165x235mm; 368pp
Established in 2006 by the Association for Near Eastern and Caucasian Studies in corporation with Institute of Oriental Studies and National Academy of Sciences of Armenia, AJNES is the only periodical in the Republic of Armenia devoted exclusively to the investigation of ancient and medieval cultures of the Near East and the Caucasus.
Heritage Management: The Natural and Cultural Divide ed. Heleen Van Londen, Marjo Schlaman and Andrea TravagliaEx Novo: Journal of Archaeology 4. 2020. ISBN 9781789694864. Print from £30.00. FREE PDF download.
Paperback; 210x297mm; 148pp;
This timely collection of peer-reviewed papers and short essays, based on papers presented in two sessions at the EAA annual meeting in Maastricht 2017, seeks to bridge the longstanding gap between natural and cultural heritage when it comes to landscape management.


Bar Locks and Early Church Security in the British Isles by John F. Potter. 2020. ISBN 9781789693980. £40.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789693997, FREE download)
Paperback; 203x276mm; 170pp; 90 figures, 11 tables (includes 96 colour pages)
This book examines the evidence for the measures taken to make church buildings secure or defensible from their earliest times until the later medieval period. In particular it examines the phenomenon of ‘bar locks’ which the author identifies in many different contexts throughout England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland.
Arqueología de la Edad Moderna en el País Vasco y su entorno ed. Idoia Grau Sologestoa and Juan Antonio Quirós Castillo. 2020. ISBN 9781789694383. £48.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789694390, FREE download)
Paperback; 203x276mm; 314pp; Illustrated throughout in colour and black & white (68 pages in colour)
This book aims to provide a summary of the current archaeological framework for investigations of the Modern Age in the Basque Country, and to make proposals for developing these practices in the future.
Piazza Armerina: L'area nord dell'insediamento medievale presso la Villa del Casale by Carmela Bonanno. 2020. ISBN 9781789694604. £35.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789694611, FREE download)
Paperback; 203x276mm; 172pp
Archaeological explorations in the area north of the Roman Villa of Casale in Piazza Armerina (Sicily) were carried out in 2013-2014. Investigations on the slopes of Monte Mangone and a survey carried out in the immediate surroundings of the hill in the Colla district provide valuable new evidence regarding the extension of the medieval town.

Bar Locks and Early Church Security in the British Isles. John F. Potter examines the evidence for the measures taken to make church buildings secure or defensible from their earliest times until the later medieval period. In particular he studies the phenomenon of ‘bar locks’ which the author identifies in many different contexts throughout England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland.
Celebrating the nomination of his book The Pioneer Burial for Current Archaeology Magazine's Book of the Year Award, Ian Meadows has written a wonderful narrative account of the burial's discovery and reminds us how serendipitous archaeological finds can be.

East meets West at the British Museum: a forthcoming conference on the rise of Parthia due to take place in April 2020.

Digging Up Jericho: Past, Present and Future ed. Rachel Thyrza Sparks, Bill Finlayson, Bart Wagemakers and Josef Mario Briffa SJ. ISBN 9781789693515. £54.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789693522, from £16+VAT, if applicable)Paperback; 205x290mm; 320pp
21 papers present a holistic perspective on the research and public value of the site of Jericho – an iconic site with a long and impressive history stretching from the Epipalaeolithic to the present day. Covering all aspects of archaeological work from past to present and beyond, they re-evaluate and assess the legacy of this important site.
Great Cloister: A Lost Canterbury Tale A History of the Canterbury Cloister, Constructed 1408-14, with Some Account of the Donors and their Coats of Arms by Paul A. Fox. 2020. ISBN 9781789693317. £65.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789693324, from £16+VAT, if applicable)Paperback; 205x290mm; 682pp; 759 illustrations, full colour throughout
A new study of the heraldry, genealogy and history of the Canterbury Cathedral cloister, this book is the first comprehensive study of this monument ever undertaken. It provides a detailed chronology and details on the 856 heraldic shields, badges and devices, representing some 365 families, principalities, religious foundations and individuals.
Les pratiques funéraires en Pannonie de l’époque augustéenne à la fin du 3e siècle by András Márton. Archaeopress Roman Archaeology 62. 2019. ISBN 9781789693355. £70.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789693362, from £16+VAT, if applicable)Paperback; 205x290mm; 556pp; 322 figures, 382 maps
This work aims to give an overview of Roman burial practices in Pannonia during the Early Roman period through the study of tomb structure, the selection and treatment of grave goods and analysis of human remains. It proposes a synthesis of the published finds to serve as a base for future research in the region.
Sources of Han Décor: Foreign Influence on the Han Dynasty Chinese Iconography of Paradise (206 BC-AD 220) by Sophia-Karin Psarras. ISBN 9781789693256. £30.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789693263, from £16+VAT, if applicable)Paperback; 175x245mm; 152pp
Using archaeological data to examine the development of Han dynasty Chinese art (206 BC-AD 220), this book focusses on the iconography of paradise. Influence from the Chinese Bronze Age is discussed along with a surprisingly profound debt to Greece, the Near East and the steppe.
La naissance des cités-royaumes cypriotes by Thierry Petit. ISBN 9781789693478. £25.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789693485, from £16+VAT, if applicable)Paperback; 175x245mm; 126pp
This book analyses the causes, characteristics and chronology behind the emergence of Iron Age Cypriot city-kingdoms. It suggests the received autochthonous theory is not supported by archaeological or textual evidence and posits a more nuanced variant of the Phoenician theory, placing Cyprus as a relay point between the Levant and Aegean worlds.
What Difference Does Time Make? Papers from the Ancient and Islamic Middle East and China in Honor of the 100th Anniversary of the Midwest Branch of the American Oriental Society by JoAnn Scurlock, Richard H. Beal. Archaeopress Ancient Near Eastern Archaeology 6. 2019. ISBN 9781789693171. £38.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789693188, from £16+VAT)Paperback; 175x245mm; 180 pages; 10 figures
Proceedings of a conference held at St. Mary’s University in Notre Dame, Indiana (2017), this volume presents a wide-ranging exploration of Time as experienced and contemplated. Included are offerings on ancient Mesopotamian archaeology, literature and religion, Biblical texts and archaeology, Chinese literature and philosophy, and Islamic law.
The Dialectic of Practice and the Logical Structure of the Tool: Philosophy, Archaeology and the Anthropology of Technology by Jannis Kozatsas. Praehistorica Mediterranea 7. 2020. ISBN 9781789694048. £19.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789694055, from £16+VAT, if applicable)Paperback; 150x210mm; 92pp
A critical review of recent trends in the archaeological and anthropological theory of technology from processual neo-positivism and postprocessual relativism to contemporary French and American anthropology, and the symmetrical theory of material culture.
Iron Age Slaving and Enslavement in Northwest Europe by Karim Mata. 2019. ISBN 9781789694185. £22.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789694192, FREE download)
Paperback; 203x276mm; 68pp; 13 figures
Can slaving and enslavement be seen as a significant transformative phenomena in Iron Age Europe and, if so, how would this affect the interpretation of (old and new) archaeological evidence? This exploratory study of the dynamics of Iron Age slaving and enslaving in Northwest Europe contributes to a complex but neglected topic.
Uno sguardo su Pisa ellenistica da piazza del Duomo: Lo scavo del saggio D 1985-1988 by Emanuele Taccola. ISBN 9781789694000. £60.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789694017, FREE download)Paperback; 203x276mm; 410pp; 39 figures; 95 plates
Excavations in Pisa carried out between 1985 and 1988 in Piazza del Duomo, close to the Leaning Tower (saggio D) provided much new data regarding the origins of the city. This book studies the ceramic finds and redefines the role of Pisa in the Hellenistic period as one of the major trade centres of northern coastal Etruria.

Aramazd: Armenian Journal of Near Eastern Studies (AJNES) (ISSN 1829-1376); editorial board headed by Aram Kosyan (Armenian State Pedagogical University after Khachatour Abovyan).
Established in 2006 by the Association for Near Eastern and Caucasian Studies in corporation with Institute of Oriental Studies and Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography (National Academy of Sciences of Armenia) AJNES is the only periodical in the Republic of Armenia devoted exclusively to the investigation of ancient and medieval cultures of the Near East and the Caucasus. Articles appearing in its pages are contributions of scholars of international reputation in history, archaeology, philology, art, religion and science. Download complete list of contents 2006-2019.
Ash-sharq: Bulletin of the Ancient Near East Archaeological, Historical and Societal Studies ISSN: 2513-8529; editorial board headed by Laura Battini (Paris, UMR 7192-Collège de France, France).
Ash-sharq is a journal devoted to short articles on the archaeology, history and society of the Ancient Near East. It is published twice a year.
Download complete list of contents 2017-2018
EX NOVO: Journal of Archaeology ISSN: 2531-8810; editorial board headed by Maja Gori (University of Heidelberg) and Paolo Fallai (Corriere della Sera).
Ex Novo is a fully peer reviewed open access international journal that engages with contemporary perspectives on antiquity linking past and present, and encourages archaeology’s engagement with theoretical developments from other related disciplines. Download complete list of contents 2016-2018.

Journal of Greek Archaeology ISSN: 2059–4674 (print); ISSN 2059–4682 (online); John Bintliff (Editor-in-chief).
An international peer-reviewed English-language journal specializing in synthetic articles and in long reviews, the Journal of Greek Archaeology appears annually each Autumn. The scope of the journal is Greek archaeology both in the Aegean and throughout the wider Greek-inhabited world, from earliest Prehistory to the Modern Era.
Free PDF sampler for Volume 4 2019 (includes full contents 2016-2019) available: click here to download.
Journal of Hellenistic Pottery and Material Culture (JHP) ISSN: 2399-1844 (print); 2399-1852 (online – Free PDF); editorial board headed by Dr Patricia Kögler, Dr Renate Rosenthal-Heginbottom and Prof. Dr Wolf Rudolph (Berlin).
JHP is an independent learned journal dedicated to the research of ceramics and objects of daily use of the Hellenistic period in the Mediterranean region and beyond. It aims at bringing together archaeologists, historians, philologists, numismatists and scholars of related disciplines engaged in the research of the Hellenistic heritage. Download complete list of contents 2016-2018.
KOINON: The International Journal of Classical Numismatic Studies ISSN 2631-5874 (print); ISSN 2631-5882 (online); Nicholas J. Molinari (General Editor).
KOINON is a journal that encourages contributions to the study of classical numismatics from a wide variety of perspectives including 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. Download complete list of contents 2018-2019.
Free PDF sampler for Volume II 2019 containing contents and one paper: click here to download.
Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume ISSN 0308-8421
The Seminar for Arabian Studies is the only international forum which meets annually for the presentation of the latest academic research in the humanities on the Arabian Peninsula (including archaeology, epigraphy, numismatics, ethnography, language, history, art, architecture, etc.) from the earliest times to the present day or, in the case of political and social history, to the end of the Ottoman Empire (1922). The Proceedings is published in time for the Seminar of the following year.

Back in Print: Archaeology: What It Is, Where It Is, and How to Do It (4th edition) by Paul Wilkinson. 2007. ISBN 9781789695311. £15.00. (eBook ISBN TBC, from £9.00)
Paperback; 190x250mm; 104pp; Illustrated in full colour throughout
A practical introduction covering all core aspects of archaeology, this book is perfect for anyone looking to get involved in archaeology on a professional level or as a volunteer, or simply wanting an overview of the discipline. Aerial and ground survey, excavation and fieldwork, recording methods, soil sampling and small finds are all discussed.
Approaches to the Analysis of Production Activity at Archaeological Sites ed. Anna K. Hodgkinson and Cecilie Lelek Tvetmarken. 2020. ISBN 9781789695571. £35.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789695588, from £16+VAT, if applicable)
Paperback; 205x290mm; 206pp; Illustrated throughout in colour and black & white (58 pages in colour)
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.
The Hypocephalus: An Ancient Egyptian Funerary Amulet by Tamás Mekis. Archaeopress Egyptology 24. 2020. ISBN 9781789693331. £55.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789693348, from £16+VAT, if applicable)
Paperback; 205x290mm; 368pp; 95 figures, 36 plates
The hypocephalus is an element of Late Period and Ptolemaic funerary equipment—an amuletic disc placed under the head of mummies. Its shape emulates the sun’s disc, and its form is planar (although it is occasionally concave). This volume analyses the written records and iconography of these objects.
Digging into the Dark Ages: Early Medieval Public Archaeologies ed. Howard Williams and Pauline Magdalene Clarke. 2020. ISBN 9781789695274. £55.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789695281, FREE download)
Paperback; 203x276mm; 368pp; 162 illustrations
What does the ‘Dark Ages’ mean in contemporary society? Tackling public engagements through archaeological fieldwork, heritage sites and museums, fictional portrayals and art, and increasingly via a broad range of digital media, this is the first-ever dedicated collection exploring the public archaeology of the Early Middle Ages.
Pottery of Manqabad: A Selected Catalogue of the Ceramic Assemblage from the Monastery of ‘Abba Nefer’ at Asuyt (Egypt) by Ilaria Incordino. 2020. ISBN 9781789695137. £30.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789695144, FREE download)
Paperback; 203x276mm; 128pp; Fully illustrated catalogue in colour
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.
Las relaciones comerciales marítimas entre Andalucía occidental y el Mediterráneo central en el II milenio a.C. by Mercedes de Caso Bernal. 2020. ISBN 9781789695113. £35.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789695120, FREE download)
Paperback; 203x276mm; 140pp; 30 figures (27 pages in colour)
This volume reflects on the unique status of the Western Mediterranean in the Bronze Age, considering the independence of its development and the existence of an indigenous maritime trade.
Lost Worlds of Ancient and Modern Greece: Gilbert Bagnani: The Adventures of a Young Italian Archaeologist in Greece, 1921-1924 by Ian Begg. Archaeological Lives. 2020. ISBN 9781789694529. £25.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789694536, from £16+VAT, if applicable)
Hardback; 145x210mm; 380pp; 14 figures; 5 maps
This book relates three years (1921-1924) in the life of Gilbert Bagnani, a young Italian archaeologist in Greece, based on his letters to his mother in Rome, at first as a non-partisan observer of, and later as an active participant in, some of the most tumultuous events in modern Greek history.
St Gregory's Minster, Kirkdale, North Yorkshire: Archaeological Investigations and Historical Context by Philip Rahtz† and Lorna Watts. 2020. ISBN 9781789694826. £48.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789694833, from £16+VAT, if applicable)
Paperback; 205x290mm; 318pp; 180 illustrations
The result of c. 20 years of work on and around the church of St Gregory's Minster, Kirkdale, North Yorkshire, this work is concerned primarily with the 8th century onwards, but also extends the time-period of this isolated site, particularly for the post-Roman to middle Saxon period, but also as an earlier probably religious landscape.
Bringing Down the Iron Curtain: Paradigmatic Change in Research on the Bronze Age in Central and Eastern Europe? ed. Laura Dietrich et al.. 2020. ISBN 9781789694543. £32.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789694550, from £16+VAT, if applicable)
Paperback; 205x290mm; 186pp; Illustrated throughout in colour and black & white (30 pages in colour)
Since the fall of communism, archaeological research in Central and Eastern European countries has seen a large influx of new projects and ideas, fueled by bilateral contacts, Europe-wide circulation of scholars and access to research literature. This volume is the first study which relates these issues specifically to Bronze Age Archaeology.
Ceramics and Atlantic Connections: Late Roman and Early Medieval Imported Pottery on the Atlantic Seaboard Proceedings of an International Symposium at Newcastle University, March 2014 ed. Maria Duggan, Mark Jackson and Sam Turner. Roman and Late Antique Mediterranean Pottery 15. ISBN 9781789693379. £30.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789693386, from £16+VAT, if applicable)
Paperback; 210x297mm; 150pp
Papers focus on the pottery of Mediterranean origin imported into the Atlantic, as well as ceramics of Atlantic production which had widespread distribution. They examine chronologies and relative distributions, and consider the composition of key Atlantic assemblages, revealing new insights into the networks of exchange between c. 400-700 AD.
El instrumental de pesca en el Fretum Gaditanum (siglos V a.C. - VI d.C.): Análisis tipo-cronológico y comparativa atlántico-mediterránea by José Manuel Vargas Girón. 2020. ISBN 9781789693850. £35.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789693867, from £16+VAT, if applicable)
Paperback; 205x290mm; 200pp; 83 illustrations
The study of fishing tackle is an innovative area of research which is improving our understanding of one of the most important past economic activities: fishing. This book analyses fishing tackle in the region known as Fretum Gaditanum (the Strait of Gibraltar), where over a thousand pieces of evidence have been inventoried.
Ephyra-Epirus: The Mycenaean Acropolis: Results of the Excavations 1975-1986 and 2007-2008 ed. Thanasis I. Papadopoulos and Evangelia Papadopoulou-Chrysikopoulou. 2020. ISBN 9781789693713. £55.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789693720, from £16+VAT, if applicable)
Paperback; 205x290mm; 300pp; 600 illustrations
This volume presents the results of the 1975-1986 and 2007-2008 excavations on the prehistoric-Mycenaean acropolis of Ephyra, one of the most important Bronze Age sites of Epirus. Ephyra is a small coastal fortified site in the region of the lower Acheron valley, and it has produced impressive and, in some cases, unique Bronze Age remains.
Khirbat Faris: Rural Settlement, Continuity and Change in Southern Jordan The Nabatean to Modern Periods (1st century BC – 20th century AD): Volume 1: Stratigraphy, Finds and Architecture ed. Alison McQuitty, Holly Parton and Andrew Petersen. 2020. ISBN 9781789693898. £60.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789693904, from £16+VAT, if applicable)
Paperback; 205x290mm; pp; 123 illustrations
This volume is the first of three which chart the temporal and spatial occupational fluctuations at the site of Khirbat Faris in Southern Jordan and the stories of the communities that lived there. The excavation report follows the site and its environs throughout their many phases of use and occupation, from the 13th century BC to the present day.
On the Borders of World-Systems: Contact Zones in Ancient and Modern Times by Yervand Margaryan. 2020. ISBN 9781789693416. £30.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789693423, from £16+VAT, if applicable)
Paperback; 176x250mm; 180pp; 32 illustrations in colour and black & white
This work examines the historical, archaeological, and political interpretations of world-systems theory and geocivilizational analysis. The macrosociological issues of ancient and modern history are presented through five case-studies, concentrating on the Taurus-Caucasus region, which functioned as a contact zone throughout the different periods.
The Rock-Art Landscapes of Rombalds Moor, West Yorkshire: Standing on Holy Ground by Vivien Deacon. 2020. ISBN 9781789694581. £45.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789694598, from £16+VAT, if applicable)
Paperback; 205x290mm; 230pp; 163 figures; 36 tables
This landscape study of the rock-art of Rombalds Moor, West Yorkshire, considers views of and from the sites. In an attempt to understand the rock-art landscapes of prehistory the study considered the environment of the moor and its archaeology along with the ethnography from the whole circumpolar region.

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