Νέα βιβλία αρχαιολογικού ενδιαφέροντος - Ιούνιος 2020

 Νέα βιβλία
αρχαιολογικού ενδιαφέροντος

  Engraved Gems and Propaganda in the Roman Republic and under Augustus by Pawel Golyzniak. Archaeopress Roman Archaeology 65. 2020. ISBN 9781789695397. £90.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789695403, FREE download)
Hardback; 205x290mm; 618pp; Fully illustrated catalogue containing 1,015 figures (in colour)
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.

   The Festivals of Opet, the Valley, and the New Year Their Socio-Religious Functions by Masashi Fukaya. Archaeopress Egyptology 28. 2020. ISBN 9781789695953. £45.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789695960, from £16.00)
Paperback; 205x290mm; 306pp; 37 figures, 26 tables
This volume compares the religious and social functions of the Ancient Egyptian festivals of Opet, the Valley, and the New Year. Until now, detailed study of the New Year Festival has only been carried out with reference to the Greco-Roman period; this study turns its attention to the New Kingdom.

   Roma prima del mito: abitati e necropoli dal neolitico alla prima eta’ dei metalli nel territorio di roma (VI-III millennio a.C.) by Anna Paola Anzidei and Giovanni Carboni. 2020. ISBN 9781789693089. £160.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789693096, from £16.00)
Two volumes; Paperback; 205x290mm; 1648pp; 1,746 figures, 136 tables (867 colour pages). Italian text.
This two-volume study looks at the recent excavations in Rome and its surrounding areas which identified settlements and necropolises associated with a complex culture pre-dating that of Ancient Rome. The results reveal the social and cultural aspects of the daily life of the human groups who occupied this territory before the Latium civilization.

   2nd EDITION: An Illustrated Companion to Japanese Archaeology 2nd Edition ed. Werner Steinhaus, Simon Kaner, Megumi Jinno and Shinya Shoda. Comparative and Global Perspectives on Japanese Archaeology 1. 2016. ISBN 9781789693959. £45.00.
Paperback; 210x297mm; 352pp; 209 figures, 248 plates (full colour throughout)
The Illustrated Companion to Japanese Archaeology provides, for the first time, a comprehensive visual introduction to a wide range of sites and finds from the earliest occupation of the Japanese archipelago prior to 35,000 years ago to the early historical periods. First published in 2016, the 2nd edition is revised and updated for 2020.

   Rome and Barbaricum: Contributions to the Archaeology and History of Interaction in European Protohistory ed. Roxana-Gabriela Curca et al. Archaeopress Roman Archaeology 67. 2020. ISBN 9781789691030. £32.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789691047, from £16.00)
Paperback; 175x245mm; 164pp; 164 pages; 60 figures (29 colour pages)
How did the ‘Barbarians’ influence Roman culture? What did ‘Roman-ness’ mean in the context of Empire? What did it mean to be Roman and/or ‘Barbarian’ in different contexts? 9 papers explore concepts of Romanisation and of Barbaricum from a multi-disciplinary and comparative standpoint, covering Germania, Dacia, Moesia Inferior, Hispania, and more.
   Working at Home in the Ancient Near East ed. Juliette Mas and Palmiro Notizia. Archaeopress Ancient Near Eastern Archaeology 7. 2020. ISBN 9781789695915. £24.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789695922, from £16.00)
Paperback; 175x245mm; 124pp; 30 figures, 4 tables
This volume examines the organization, scale, and the socio-economic role played by institutional and non-institutional households, as well as the social use of domestic spaces in Bronze Age Mesopotamia.
   Aristotle’s Μετεωρολογικά: Meteorology Then and Now by Anastasios A. Tsonis and Christos Zerefos. 2020. ISBN 9781789696370. £30.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789696387, FREE download)
Hardback; 175x245mm; 126pp; 34 figures (17 in colour)
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.

   Pre and Protohistoric Stone Architectures: Comparisons of the Social and Technical Contexts Associated to Their Building Proceedings of the XVIII UISPP World Congress (4-9 June 2018, Paris, France) Volume 1, Session XXXII-3 ed. Florian Cousseau and Luc Laporte. 2020. ISBN 9781789695458. £38.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789695465, FREE download)
Paperback; 205x290mm; 206pp; 98 figures, 2 tables (colour throughout). Parallel text: English/French.
Proceedings from the session: 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.

   Peintures et gravures rupestres des Amériques: Empreintes culturelles et territoriales Proceedings of the XVIII UISPP World Congress (4-9 June 2018, Paris, France) Volume 2, Session XXV-3 ed. Brigitte Faugère and Philippe Costa. 2020. ISBN 9781789696332. £28.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789696349, FREE download)
Paperback; 2050x290mm; 106pp; 66 figures, 2 tables (colour throughout). French text.
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.

   Caractérisation, continuités et discontinuités des manifestations graphiques des sociétés préhistoriques Proceedings of the XVIII UISPP World Congress (4-9 June 2018, Paris, France) Volume 3, Session XXVIII-4 ed. Elena Paillet et al. 2020. ISBN 9781789696356. £32.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789696363, FREE download)
Paperback; 205x290mm; 118pp; 108 figures, 7 tables, 1 plate (colour throughout). French text.
Papers address the question of exchange and mobility in prehistoric societies in relation to the evolution of their environments through the prism of their graphic productions, on objects or on walls. This volume offers the opportunity to question their symbolic behaviours within very diverse temporal, chrono-cultural or geographic contexts.

   Coton Park, Rugby, Warwickshire: A Middle Iron Age Settlement with Copper Alloy Casting by Andy Chapman. 2020. ISBN 9781789696455. £35.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789696462, from £16.00)
Paperback; 205x290mm; 186pp; 103 figures, 79 tables (colour throughout)
A total area of 3.1ha, taking in much of a settlement largely of the earlier Middle Iron Age, was excavated in 1998 in advance of development. The Iron Age settlement comprised several groups of roundhouse ring ditches and associated small enclosures forming an open settlement set alongside a linear boundary ditch.
   Henry Hunter Calvert’s Collection of Amphora Stamps and that of Sidney Smith Saunders by Alan Johnston. 2020. ISBN 9781789696431. £25.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789696448, from £16.00)
Paperback; 175x245mm; 118pp; Illustrated catalogue and 5 plates
Henry Hunter Calvert was a British consul in Alexandria from 1857 to 1882, at which date he and many others fled from the riots in the city. The consulate was sacked, destroying Calvert's collections, but an annotated list of the Greek amphora stamps had been sent to the British Museum, published here for the first time.

   Before/After: Transformation, Change, and Abandonment in the Roman and Late Antique Mediterranean ed. Paolo Cimadomo, Rocco Palermo, Raffaella Pappalardo and Raffaella Pierobon Benoit. 2020. ISBN 9781789695991. £30.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789696004, FREE Download)
Paperback; 203x276mm; 126pp; 35 figures
The result of a workshop held at the Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference (2016), this book explores various aspects related to transformation and change in the Roman and Late Antique world, from the evolution of settlement patterns to spatial re-configuration after abandonment processes.
   Paisajes en un sector de la Quebrada de Humahuaca durante la Etapa Agroalfarera Arqueología de Tumbaya (Jujuy, Argentina) by Agustina Scaro. 2020. ISBN 9781789694895. £52.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789694901, FREE download)
Paperback; 203x276mm; 304pp; 216 figures, 58 plates. Spanish text.
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.
  Engraved Gems and Propaganda in the Roman Republic and under Augustus
Paweł Gołyźniak of the Jagiellonian University in Krakow presents an introduction to his new book which aims to place engraved gems alongside literature, architecture, sculpture and coins in discourse surrounding Roman propaganda. Read about it in the latest post on the Archaeopress Blog.

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Out of Isolation: the Scythians are Back!
St John Simpson and Svetlana Pankova whet our appetites for the forthcoming proceedings volume, Masters of the Steppe: The Impact of the Scythians and Later Nomad Societies of Eurasia.
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The Antonine Wall. Papers in Honour of Professor Lawrence Keppie
David J. Breeze introduces an edited festschrift volume, new from Archaeopress, where nearly 40 archaeologists, historians and heritage managers present their researches on the Antonine Wall in recognition of the work of Lawrence Keppie, formerly Professor of Roman History and Archaeology at the Hunterian Museum, Glasgow University.
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Selected sessions from the of the XVIII UISPP World Congress 2018 will be published across 18 volumes over the course of the next few months. Volumes will be available to purchase as printed paperbacks or they can be downloaded free of charge in Open Access. See New Titles section above for full listings of the first three volumes.

Volume 1 / Session A20: Intellectual and Spiritual Expression of Non-Literate Peoples ed. Emmanuel Anati. 2016. ISBN 9781784912819. RRP: £55.00. Sale Price: £44.00

Volume 6 / Session B36: Analysis of the Economic Foundations Supporting the Social Supremacy of the Beaker Groups ed. Elisa Guerra Doce et al. 2016. ISBN 9781784913076. RRP: £30.00. Sale Price: £24.00

Volume 7 / Sessions A4b and A12: The Three Dimensions of Archaeology ed. Hans Kamermans et al. 2016. ISBN 9781784912932. RRP: £29.00. Sale Price: £23.00

Volume 9 / Sessions A3c and A16a: 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 Iron Ages) ed. Fernando Coimbra et al. 2016. ISBN 9781784912970. RRP: £38.00. Sale Price: £30.00

Volume 12/Session B34: Networks of trade in raw materials and technological innovations in Prehistory and Protohistory: an archaeometry approach ed. Davide Delfino et al. 2016. ISBN 9781784914233. RRP: £25.00. Sale Price: £20.00

Volume 13/Session A25a: Materials, Productions, Exchange Network and their Impact on the Societies of Neolithic Europe ed. Marie Besse and Jean Guilaine. 2017. ISBN 9781784915247. RRP: £24.00. Sale Price: £19.00

   The Antonine Wall: Papers in Honour of Professor Lawrence Keppie ed. David J. Breeze and William S. Hanson. Archaeopress Roman Archaeology 64, 2020. ISBN 9781789694505. £30.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789694512, FREE download)
Paperback; 206x255mm; 494pp; 166 figures; 15 tables
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.

   The Genesis of the Textile Industry from Adorned Nudity to Ritual Regalia The Changing Role of Fibre Crafts and Their Evolving Techniques of Manufacture in the Ancient Near East from the Natufian to the Ghassulian by Janet Levy. 2020. ISBN 9781789694482. £52.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789694499, from £16.00)
Paperback; 205x290mm; 350pp; 171 figures, 13 tables
This volume documents and evaluates the changing role of fibre crafts and their evolving techniques of manufacture and also their ever-increasing wider application in the lives of the inhabitants of the earliest villages of the Ancient Near East.

   The Hippodrome of Gerasa: A Provincial Roman Circus by Antoni A. Ostrasz† and Ina Kehrberg-Ostrasz. 2020. ISBN 9781784918132. £65.00. (eBook ISBN 9781784918149, from £16.00)
Paperback; 205x290mm; 504pp; 261 figures (77 plates in colour)
This book presents the study of Roman circuses and the complex fieldwork for the restoration of the Jarash Hippodrome, a work in progress abruptly ended by the untimely death of Antoni A. Ostrasz in 1996. It aims to provide researchers as well as restorers of ancient monuments with unparalleled insights of architectural studies for anastyloses.

   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 £16.00)
Paperback; 205x290mm; 428pp; 271 figures, 60 tables
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.
   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 £16.00)
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.

   The Urban Landscape of Bakchias: A Town of the Fayyum from the Ptolemaic-Roman Period to Late Antiquity by Paola Buzi and Enrico Giorgi. Archaeopress Roman Archaeology 66. 2020. ISBN 9781789695670. £29.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789695687, from £16.00)
Paperback; 205x290mm; 120pp; 76 figures, 6 plates
This book summarises the results of field research—including historical, historico-religious and papyrological studies—conducted on the archaeological site of Bakchias, located in the north-eastern part of the Fayyum region. The book provides a clear and comprehensive overview of the rise and fall of the kome of Bakchias.

   I templi del Fayyum di epoca tolemaico-romana: tra fonti scritte e contesti archeologici: Per una classificazione degli edifici sacri nell’Egitto tolemaico e romano by Ilaria Rossetti. Archaeopress Egyptology 27, 2020. ISBN 9781789694956. £45.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789694963, from £16.00)
Paperback; 205x290mm; 284pp; 165 figures, 6 tables
During the Ptolemaic period, Egyptian temples were divided into three ranks: first, second and third class. This volume examines the rules according to which Egyptian sacred buildings were classified and how the different classes of temples were planned and arranged.
   Excavation, Analysis and Interpretation of Early Bronze Age Barrows at Guiting Power, Gloucestershire by Alistair Marshall. 2020. ISBN 9781789693591. £50.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789693607, from £16.00)
Paperback; 205x290mm; 290pp; illustrated throughout
This volume covers the full excavation, analysis and interpretation of two early Bronze Age round barrows at Guiting Power in the Cotswolds, a region where investigation and protection of such sites have been extremely poor, with many barrows unnecessarily lost to erosion, and with most existing excavation partial, and of low quality.

   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 £16.00)
Paperback; 205x290mm; 188pp; 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.

London’s Waterfront 1100–1666: Excavations in Thames Street, London, 1974–84 by John Schofield, Lyn Blackmore, Jacqui Pearce and Tony Dyson. 2020. ISBN 9781789695595. £65.00. (eBook ISBN 9781784918385, FREE download)
Paperback; 205x290mm; 544pp; 292 figures; 162 tables; 38 artefact tables (colour throughout)
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.
   Middle Bronze Age and Roman Settlement at Manor Pit, Baston, Lincolnshire: Excavations 2002-2014 by Rob Atkins, Jim Burke, Leon Field and Adam Yates. 2020. ISBN 9781789695830. £45.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789695847, from £16.00)
Paperback; 205x290mm; 300pp
Between 2002 and 2014 MOLA Northampton carried out evaluation and excavation work at the Manor Pit, Baston, Lincolnshire. The site saw significant occupation in the late Bronze Age and Roman periods, with evidence of enclosures in Medieval and Post-Medieval times.
   The Neglected Goat A New Method to Assess the Role of the Goat in the English Middle Ages by Lenny Salvagno. 2020. ISBN 9781789696295. £120.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789696301, FREE download)
Paperback; 203x276mm; 888pp; 744 figures, 351 tables (colour throughout)
Based on a combination of morphological and biometrical analyses, this book provides a new, objective and transparent methodology to distinguish between sheep and goat post cranial bones in the archaeological record. Additionally, on the basis of the newly proposed approach, it reassesses the role of the goat in medieval England.      

   Ice Without, Fire Within: A Life of Jacquetta Hawkes by Christine Finn. Archaeological Lives, 2020. ISBN 9781789695977. £25.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789695984, from £16.00)
Hardback; 156x234mm; 300pp; expected to publish in October 2020.
Jacquetta Hawkes was a pioneer in public archaeology: first as the wife of notable prehistorian, Christopher Hawkes, and then as the wife of celebrated playwright, JB Priestley, placing her at the heart of British postwar culture. This book is the result of a 25-year literary excavation of the many layers of Hawkes’s personal and professional past.

   Glazed Brick Decoration in the Ancient Near East Proceedings of a Workshop at the 11th International Congress of the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East (Munich) in April 2018 ed. Anja Fügert and Helen Gries. 2020. ISBN 9781789696059. £30.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789696066, from £16.00)
Paperback; 205x290mm; 130pp; 97 figures, 5 tables (61 colour pages)
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.

   ‘Blood Is Thicker Than Water’ – Non-Royal Consanguineous Marriage in Ancient Egypt An Exploration of Economic and Biological Outcomes by Joanne-Marie Robinson. Archaeopress Egyptology 29. 2020. ISBN 9781789695434. £38.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789695441, from £16.00)
Paperback; 175x245mm; 246pp; 21 figures, 14 tables (11 colour pages)
This volume presents, for the first time, evidence for non-royal consanguineous marriage in ancient Egypt. The evidence was collated from select sources from the Middle Kingdom to the Roman Period, and it has been used to investigate the potential economic and biological outcomes, particularly beyond the level of sibling and half-sibling unions.

   Die vermeintlich pergamenische Importkeramik in Ephesos Studien zur Typologie, Provenienz und Herstellungstechnik von so genannter Weißgrundiger Ware, Applikenkeramik und Pergamenischer Sigillata by Asuman Lätzer-Lasar. 2020. ISBN 9781789696097. £48.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789696103, from £16.00)
Paperback; 205x290mm; 314pp; 18 figures, 4 tables plus 64 plates (74 colour pages)
This book is the first comparative study of three ceramic ware groups found at Ephesos (modern day Turkey): Appliqué Ware, White-grounded ware and Pergamene Sigillata. Until now they were considered to be products made in and imported from Pergamon, but intensive archaeometrical analysis demonstrate that they were produced locally.

   Domi militiaeque: Militär- und andere Altertümer: Festschrift für Hannsjörg Ubl zum 85. Geburtstag ed. Günther E. Thüry. Archaeopress Roman Archaeology 68. 2020. ISBN 9781789695328. £45.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789695335, from £16.00)
Paperback; 205x290mm; 238pp; 150 figures; 4 tables; 4 plates (86 colour pages)
This volume, in honour of the Austrian scholar Prof. Dr Hannsjörg Ubl, contains 24 contributions covering a wide range of topics. The focus is on Ancient Greece and Rome, but the volume also includes papers about the Langobards, renaissance replicas of classical sculpture, and the archaeology of World War I.

   Different Times? Archaeological and Environmental Data from Intra-Site and Off-Site Sequences Proceedings of the XVIII UISPP World Congress (4-9 June 2018, Paris, France) Volume 4, Session II-8 ed. Zoï Tsirtsoni, Catherine Kuzucuoglu, Philippe Nondédéo and Olivier Weller. 2020. ISBN 9781789696516. £32.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789696523, FREE download)
Paperback; 205x290mm; 136pp; 39 figures, 10 tables (colour throughout)
Papers question 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.

   Old Oswestry Hillfort and its Landscape Ancient Past, Uncertain Future ed. Tim Malim and George Nash. 2020. ISBN 9781789696110. £45.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789696127, from £16.00, if applicable)
Paperback; 205x290mm; 254pp; 117 figures, 34 plates, 5 tables
This book, organised into 14 well-crafted chapters, charts the archaeology, folklore, heritage and landscape development of one of England's most enigmatic monuments, Old Oswestry Hillfort, from the Iron Age, through its inclusion as part of an early medieval boundary between England and Wales, to its role during World War I.

   Burials and Society in Late Chalcolithic and Early Bronze Age Ireland by Cormac McSparron. Queen's University Belfast Irish Archaeological Monograph 1. 2020. ISBN 9781789696318. £35.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789696325, from £16.00)
Paperback; 205x290mm; 220pp; 75 figures, 26 tables
This book describes and analyses the increasing complexity of later Chalcolithic and Early Bronze Age burial in Ireland, using burial complexity as a proxy for increasing social complexity, and as a tool for examining social structure.
   Masters of the Steppe: The Impact of the Scythians and Later Nomad Societies of Eurasia edited by Svetlana Pankova and St John Simpson. 2020. ISBN 9781789696479. £80.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789696486, from £16.00)
Paperback; 205x290mm; 588pp; illustrated throughout
This book presents 45 papers presented at a major international conference held at the British Museum during the 2017 BP exhibition 'Scythians: warriors of ancient Siberia'. Papers include new archaeological discoveries, results of scientific research and studies of museum collections, most presented in English for the first time.

   A Biography of Power: Research and Excavations at the Iron Age 'oppidum' of Bagendon, Gloucestershire (1979-2017) by Tom Moore. 2020. ISBN 9781789695342. £85.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789695359, from £16.00)
Paperback; 205x290mm; 626pp
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.

   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 £16.00)
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.
   On the Origins of the Cartouche and Encircling Symbolism in Old Kingdom Pyramids by David Ian Lightbody. 2020. ISBN 9781789696578. £25.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789696585, FREE download)
Paperback; 203x276mm; 100pp; 47 figures (17 colour pages)
This study suggests the development of the cartouche was closely related to the monumental encircling symbolism incorporated into the architectural designs of the Old Kingdom pyramids. By employing a new architectural style and a new iconographic symbol, the pharaoh sought to elevate his status above that of the members of his powerful court.
   Barbaric Splendour: The Use of Image Before and After Rome ed. Toby F. Martin and Wendy Morrison. 2020. ISBN 9781789696592. £35.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789696608, FREE download)
Paperback; 203x276mm; 152pp; 38 figures (30 colour pages)
This book comprises a collection of essays comparing late Iron Age and Early Medieval art. Fundamentally, the book asks what making images meant on the fringe of the expanding or contracting Roman empire, particularly as the art from both periods drew heavily from – but radically transformed – imperial imagery.
   Megaliths and Geology: Megálitos e Geologia MEGA-TALKS 2: 19-20 November 2015 (Redondo, Portugal) edited by Rui Boaventura†, Rui Mataloto and André Pereira. 2020. ISBN 9781789696417. £38.00. (eBook 9781789696424, FREE download)
Paperback; 203x276mm; 196pp; 114 figures, 10 tables
This book presents contributions from MegaTalks 2, (Portugal, 2015), part of the MegaGeo project which aimed to analyse the raw material economy in the construction of megalithic tombs in multiple territories, showing the representation of several prehistoric communities that raised them and their relationship with the surrounding areas.

   EurASEAA14 Volume I: Ancient and Living Traditions Papers from the Fourteenth International Conference of the European Association of Southeast Asian Archaeologists ed. Helen Lewis. 2020. ISBN 9781789695052. £45.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789695069, FREE download)
Paperback; 203x276mm; 244pp; 170 figures, 13 tables
This volume comprises papers originally presented at the EurASEAA14 conference in 2012, updated for publication. It focuses on topics under the broad themes of archaeology and art history, epigraphy, philology, historic archaeology, ethnography, ethnoarchaeology, ethnomusicology, materials studies, and long-distance trade and exchange.

   EurASEAA14 Volume II: Material Culture and Heritage Papers from the Fourteenth International Conference of the European Association of Southeast Asian Archaeologists ed. Helen Lewis. 2020. ISBN 9781789695939. £45.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789695946, FREE download)
Paperback; 203x276mm; 328pp; 164 figures, 27 tables
This volume comprises papers presented at the EurASEAA14 conference in 2012, updated for publication. It focuses on topics under the broad themes of archaeology and heritage, material culture, environmental archaeology, osteoarchaeology, historic and prehistoric archaeology, ethnoarchaeology, and long-distance contact, trade and exchange.

   Ricerche Archeologiche a Sant’Andrea di Loppio (Trento, Italia): L'Area della Chiesa by Barbara Maurina and Carlo Andrea Postinger. 2020. ISBN 9781789695366. £50.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789695373, from £16.00)
Paperback; 205x290mm; 290pp; 366 illustrations. Italian text.
This is the second volume presenting results of archaeological investigations on Isola di Sant’Andrea, located in the basin of Lake Loppio (Italy), with finds ranging from prehistory to the First World War. This volume considers the results of the archaeological research in the area of the church of St. Andrew (Sectors C and C1).

   Human Transgression – Divine Retribution A Study of Religious Transgressions and Punishments in Greek Cultic Regulation and Lydian-Phrygian Propitiatory Inscriptions ('Confession Inscriptions') by Aslak Rostad. 2020. ISBN 9781789695250. £32.00. (eBook ISBN 9781789695267, from £16.00)
Paperback; 175x245mm; 224pp
This book analyses pagan concepts of religious transgressions as expressed in Greek cultic regulations from the 5th century BC-3rd century AD. Also considered are so-called propitiatory inscriptions from the 1st-3rd century AD Lydia and Phrygia, in light of ‘cultic morality’, intended to make places, occasions, and worshippers suitable for ritual.

   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 £16.00)
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.

   Ephyra-Epirus / ΕΦΥΡΑ ΗΠΕΙΡΟΥ: 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 £16.00)
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.

   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 £16.00)
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.

ΠΗΓΗ: Archaeopress. Γ. Λεκάκης "Βιβλιογραφία Αρχαιολογίας". ΑΡΧΕΙΟΝ ΠΟΛΙΤΙΣΜΟΥ, 9.6.2020.

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