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Petra Great Temple Volume 3
£60.00
Definitive third volume on the excavations of the Great Temple at Petra focusing on aspects of Nabataean material culture, construction design and history, and economy
Transformation in Anglo-Saxon Culture

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Presents five major cross-disciplinary discourses on the transformation of Anglo-Saxon culture seen through developments in literary text, imagery, historical documents, art and archaeological material culture
Westward on the High-Hilled Plains
£30.00
Presents an in-depth assessment of current knowledge of the archaeology of the English West Midlands from the Middle Bronze Age to the Roman conquest
Life and Death in the Mesolithic of Sweden

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Synthesises 20 years of new discoveries and excavations to present an overview of the Mesolithic in Sweden
Forms of Dwelling

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Important new collection of theoretical and case study papers assessing the continued importance and value of the taskscapes approach in archaeological research 20 years after its conception.
Life and Death in Asia Minor in Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine Times

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Twenty papers combining archaeology and bioarchaeology to give a sophisticated picture of life and death in Asia Minor from ca. 200 BC – to AD 1300.
Agriculture and Industry in South-Eastern Roman Britain
£40.00
Major new assessment of Roman agricultural and industrial production and manufacture in the south-eastern region
Dress and Society

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Presents a refreshingly new, theoretically informed and integrated approach to dress as a specific category of archaeological evidence by focusing on the close relationship between dress, identity, bodies and material culture
Silk

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Collected papers presenting latest multi-disciplinary approaches to the manufacture, trade in and status of silk and other textiles between Rome and China along the Silk Roads

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Excavations of Gebel Adda (Lower Nubia)
£90.00
This book describes, illustrates and analyses the leather finds from the excavations at Gebel Adda (Lower Nubia)
Great Desert Explorers
£39.95
This volume brings the Great Desert Explorers into the limelight, with short, illustrated biographies of around 60 of the most interesting, intrepid and important explorers of the world’s greatest deserts. There is also a brief introduction to each desert region.
Leatherwork from Elephantine (Aswan, Egypt)
£70.00
‘Leatherwork from Elephantine’ describes, illustrates and analyses the leather finds from the excavations at Elephantine island (Aswan, Egypt).
Landscape Archaeology and the Medieval Countryside
£95.00
This volume presents the results of the medieval component of the regional survey conducted by the Nemea Valley Archaeological Project.
Amphora Stamps from Thasos
£95.00
This publication of 721 stamped amphora fragments from Thasos found in and around the Athenian Agora provides a study of the hands of the engravers who made the dies to stamp the amphoras and rooftiles, as well as a chronology of the officials mentioned on the stamps.
Studies in Aegean Art and Culture
£23.00
Papers in the memory of Ellen N. Davis, one of the most valued and beloved Aegean scholars of her generation, examine various forms of Aegean art and their social context.
Irritamenta
£165.00
These are the records of a coin collection owned by Andrea Loredan, a Venetian patrician well known in the 1550s and ‘60s as a passionate connoisseur of antiquities.
Kavousi IIC: The Late Minoan IIIC Settlement at Vronda
£55.00
The third volume in the final report of the cleaning and excavations at the Late Minoan IIIC settlement of Vronda—located near Kavousi in eastern Crete—that were conducted between 1983 and 1992.
Lived Experience in the Later Middle Ages
£25.00
This volume reports on survey and research undertaken between 2010 and 2014 at four different late medieval sites and landscapes in south-eastern England: Bodiam, Scotney, Knole and Ightham. This volume presents this work and discusses its archaeological and historical importance.

Spotlight on Roman Society Monographs

The Rural Settlement of Roman Britain
£40.00
In this volume, a new regional framework for the study of rural Roman Britain is proposed with the farmstead, rather than the villa, taking centre stage.
The Towns of Roman Britain
£28.00
This volume presents an assessment of the contribution that developer-funded archaeology has made to knowledge of the major towns of Roman Britain.
A Late Roman Town House and its Environs
£36.00
This report publishes the 1937–8 excavations in Colliton Park, Dorchester, Dorset, which revealed one of the best preserved late Roman town houses so far discovered in Roman Britain.
Silchester
£75.00
Characterising urban life, City in Transition is the second volume reporting on the archaeology of the continuing excavation of Silchester Insula IX, taking the story down to the early 2nd century.
Elginhaugh

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Elginhaugh is the most completely excavated timber-built auxiliary fort in the Roman Empire.
Life and Labour in Late Roman Silchester

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The Society of Antiquaries' excavation of Silchester's Insula IX in 1893-4 left most of the stratigraphy undisturbed. A new programme of work has shown that the Insula underwent radical change, c.
Excavations in Roman Carmarthen

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The Roman town of Moridunum , on the site of modern-day Carmarthen, lay at the very edges of Roman Wales and little is known about it.
Fosse Lane, Shepton Mallet 1990

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A detailed excavation report on the Shipton Mallet site excavated on the edge of the Mendip Hills in 1990.
Longthorpe II

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This volume describes the pottery-making depot attached to the pre-Flavian vexillation fortress of Longthorpe near Peterborough and and throws light on the problems of supply of the Roman army during the conquest campaigns.

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Interpreting the English Village

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A Forged Glamour

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Handbook to Roman Legionary Fortresses

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Arabia Felix

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The Inner Lives of Ancient Houses

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Age of Titans

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The Ritual Killing and Burial of Animals

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History and Identity in the Late Antique Near East

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