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A City from the Dawn of History
A detailed study of Cuneiform sources, including administrative texts and inscriptions spanning nearly two millennia, relating to the city of Erbil in Iraq, placed in their archaeological and historical contexts.
Deer and People

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The first multi-disciplinary volume of research on deer draws together research from wide-ranging disciplines and substantially advances our broader understanding of human-deer relationships in the past and the present.
Wild Things

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Fifteen papers on recent advances in the study of the Palaeolithic and Mesolithic, rapidly developing fields of research.
Fingerprinting the Iron Age: Approaches to identity in the European Iron Age
Twenty-four papers on identity and ethnicity in Iron Age Europe, with an emphasis on bringing South East Europe fully into the picture.
Viking Worlds

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Fourteen papers explore a variety of inter-disciplinary approaches to understanding the Viking past, both in Scandinavia and in the Viking diaspora.
Medieval Childhood
The nine papers presented here set out to broaden the recent focus of archaeological evidence for medieval children and childhood and to offer new ways of exploring their lives and experiences.

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A major study of Mari, which appears to have been the most important city in northern Mesopotamia from its foundation at about 2950 BC to 1760 BC, based on the archaeological evidence.
Elevated Rock Art
How may Bohuslän rock art and landscape be perceived and understood? Since the Bronze Age, the landscape has been transformed by shore displacement but, largely due to misunderstanding and certain ideas about the character of Bronze Age society, rock art research in Tanum has drawn much of its inspiration from the present agrarian landscape.
Archaeologies of Text
Presents current theoretical and practical problems involved in interdisciplinary research into the archaeological contexts of early inscription.
Global Textile Encounters
A richly illustrated anthology on the textiles and clothing cultures of China, India and Europe.

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Feminist Rereadings of Rabbinic Literature
Novel readings of rabbinic literature from the perspective of feminism and gender reading theories
Books and Bibliophiles
The diverse studies presented in this volume recount the production, understanding and organisation of Muslim literature, both in the Muslim world and Western Europe.
Schliemann and the California Gold Rush
In this second part of The Schliemann Diaries we follow Heinrich Schliemann (the famous 19th century archaeologist, trader and traveller) through his diary on his second journey: his travels to America from December 1850 to March 1853. The original diary was written in English and for a small part in Spanish.
Viking Language 2
Viking Language 2 immerses the learner in Old Norse and Icelandic. Readings include a wealth of Old Norse myths, legends, complete Icelandic sagas, poems of the Scandinavian gods, runic inscriptions. There is a large vocabulary and a full reference grammar.
Caravaggio in Film and Literature
Although fictional responses to Caravaggio date back to the painter’s lifetime (1571-1610), it was during the second half of the twentieth century that interest in him took off outside the world of art history.
Living in the Landscape
This edited volume reflects on the multitude of ways by which humans shape and are shaped by the natural world, and how Archaeology and its cognate disciplines recover this relationship.
A Roman Settlement in the Waveney Valley
The Roman settlement at Scole was located at the point where the main road from Camulodunum to Venta Icenorum crossed the River Waveney.
The End and Beyond

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What awaits us beyond the grave is perhaps the fundamental human mystery. Visionary accounts of the afterlife are attested long before the Common Era, and loomed large in the imaginative universe of early Christianity.

Historic Wigtown
Situated in what now seems a remote corner of south-west Scotland, Wigtown was once an important county town. With its harbour and location at the lowest fording point of the River Cree, Wigtown was at one time part of a major network of land and sea routes, including a pilgrim route to Whithorn.
Star Carr
Star Carr is one of the most famous and important prehistoric sites in Europe. Dating from the early Mesolithic period, over 10,000 years ago, the site has produced a unique range of artefacts and settlement evidence.
Cult, Religion, and Pilgrimage
The three large henges found adjacent to the village of Thornborough, near Ripon in North Yorkshire, lie at the heart of one of the most important Neolithic landscapes in the British Isles While the henges were first recorded in the eighteenth century, recent fieldwork has shown them to be part of a much larger ‘sacred landscape’ of the later ...
A Roman Villa at the Edge of Empire

Located on the south side of the River Tees, in north-east England, the Roman villa at Ingleby Barwick is one of the most northerly in the Roman Empire. Discovered originally through aerial photography and an extensive programme of evaluation, the site was excavated in 2003-04 in advance of housing development.

People and the Sea
This volume presents the conclusions of a research assessment funded by English Heritage which drew together the broad community of scholars interested in marine and maritime affairs, with a remit of both quantifying the known record and establishing a clear research agenda for the future.
Claimed by the Sea
First discovered by sport divers in the 1970s, the two remarkable seabed finds of prehistoric bronze metalwork described here quickly became a testing ground for the new discipline of underwater archaeology, initially under the leadership of the pioneering maritime archaeologist Keith Muckelroy.
The Bronze Age in the Severn Estuary

Archaeological fieldwork in the inter-tidal zone of the Severn Estuary over the past twenty years has revealed a rich landscape of prehistoric settlement. This latest volume by Professor Martin Bell presents the evidence for the Bronze Age, focusing on sites at Redwick and Peterstone in the Gwent Levels.

La Grava
The site of La Grava (or Grove Priory) in Bedfordshire, excavated in advance of quarrying between 1973 and 1985, was one of the most extensive monastic/manorial projects of the 20th century in the UK.

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Ancient Bodies, Ancient Lives

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Time's Anvil

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Adapa & the South Wind

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Northern Landscapes

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Private Life in New Kingdom Egypt

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The Archaeology of Etruscan Society

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Mystery Cults in the Ancient World

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The Lost World of Pompeii

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Anglo-Saxon Lincolnshire

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Through the Eye of a Needle

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Medieval Wall Paintings in English and Welsh Churches

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