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Of Odysseys and Oddities
£38.00
Of Odysseys and Oddities is about scales and modes of interaction in prehistory, specifically between societies on both sides of the Aegean and with their nearest neighbours overland to the north and east.
The Dyer's Handbook

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A translation and facsimile reproduction of a unique 18th century French manuscript that provides colour recipes and samples for producing dyes for the textiles of the day. With analysis and essays setting it in context.
Fortified Settlements in Early Medieval Europe

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Twenty-three contributions by leading archaeologists from across Europe explore the varied forms, functions and significances of fortified settlements in the 8th to 10th centuries AD.
Cod and Herring

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This interdisciplinary book combines history, archaeology and zooarchaeology to discover the chronology, causes and consequences of these fisheries.
The Parthian and Early Sasanian Empires
£38.00
Major new reassessment of the Parthian and early Sasanian empires through analysis of material culture, numismatics, linguistics and religion
Beyond Thalassocracies
£45.00
Beyond Thalassocracies aims to evaluate and rethink the manner in which archaeologists approach, understand, and analyse the various processes associated with culture change connected to interregional contact, using as a test case the world of the Aegean during the Late Bronze Age (c. 1600–1100 BC).
Bones and Identity
£38.00
New data, new analytical approaches and new ideas on how the question of identity in the past can be examined through culinary references, livestock husbandry practices and land use.
Dakhleh Oasis and the Western Desert of Egypt under the Ptolemies
£75.00
The first major synthesis of Ptolemaic Period activity in the Egyptian Western Desert, with a corpus of Ptolemaic pottery and a catalogue of Ptolemaic sites from Dakhleh Oasis.
Ancient Irrigation Systems of the Aral Sea Area

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Ancient Irrigation Systems in the Aral Sea Area is the English translation of Boris Vasilevich Andrianov's work, Drevnie orositelnye sistemy priaralya , concerning the study of ancient irrigation systems and the settlement pattern in the historical region of Khorezm, south of the Aral Sea (Uzbekistan).

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Iran 54.1 2016
£35.00
Treasures of Faith
£53.00
Treasures of Faith discusses for the first time the rich tradition of relic veneration in Malta. It looks closely at the period between 1600, with the early documented translation of relics, and 1798, the end of the Knights’ period which has contributed greatly in the divulgation of the cult and veneration of relics.
A Roman Villa and Other Iron Age and Roman Discoveries
£15.00
This report presents the results of archaeological investigations along the 17km-long Gloucester Security of Supply Water Pipeline in the vicinity of Tewkesbury.
A Gazetteer of Anglo-Saxon and Anglo-Scandinavian Sites Lincolnshire
£16.95
This Gazetteer aims to be a comprehensive guide to places, artefacts and material of Anglo-Saxon and Anglo-Scandinavian (Viking) stone interest in Lincolnshire.
The Provincial Archaeology of the Assyrian Empire
£80.00
The provincial archaeology of the empire is presented in a new light, with studies of the archaeological imprint of Assyria in present-day Israel, Iran, Iraq, Syria and Turkey.
The Indigenous Peoples of Trinidad and Tobago from the first settlers until today
£45.00
This book is about the Amerindian peoples who lived or still inhabit the islands of Trinidad and Tobago, from the earliest occupants, ca. 8000 BC, until at present.
Early to Middle Iron Age Settlement and Early Anglo-Saxon Settlement at Harston Mill, Cambridgeshire
£25.00
A Bronze Age barrow, one of several in the Rhee valley, was encircled by two concentric rings of posts in the early to middle Iron Age, and a single crouched inhumation was buried nearby.
Papers of the Langford Latin Seminar, Volume 16, 2016
£50.00
PLLS 16 contains papers mainly arising from several Langford Colloquia held by the Department of Classics, Florida State University.
Nubian Voices II
£51.00
The continuation of the 2011 volume entitled Nubian Voices: Studies in Christian Nubian Culture brings sixteen new contributions by an international team of specialists in literary culture of the Middle Nile Valley.
Identity of the Diaspora
£51.00
The book is depicting the Jewish Diaspora in the Roman Imperial period
Barend Graat (1628-1709)
£85.00
This book presents all known work of the Dutch painter Barend Graat who worked from 1645 until 1709. Over a hundred of his works are known and presented in this volume. Also the book discusses his life and work.
Wills in the Roman empire: a documentary approach
£51.00
The present book deals with the testamentary practice as seen through papyri, tablets, doctrinal and literary sources, manuscript tradition, etc. mostly in the period after the constitutio Antoniniana.

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The Home Front in Britain 1914-1918
£12.00
Accessible handbook explaining how to record the physical legacy of the First World War on the British Home Front
Stonehenge: Making Sense of a Prehistoric Mystery

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Stonehenge is an iconic monument for people all around the world. Built around 5000 years ago, it stands for mystery and forgotten secrets waiting to be decoded.
Cartimandua's Capital?
£40.00
Famous for the excavations carried out by Sir Mortimer Wheeler in 1951–52, the late Iron Age earthwork complex at Stanwick, North Yorks, is the largest prehistoric site in northern England. The site was probably the seat of the Brigantian queen Cartimandua, and both the structures and the finds from the site reflect this status.
The Bronze Age in the Severn Estuary
£50.00
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.
Historic Wigtown
£9.50
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
£13.00
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.
Europe's Lost World
£24.00
This excellent book, which deserves a wide readership, reports on the work of the North Sea Palaeolandscapes Project, which has been researching the fascinating lost landscape of Doggerland which until the end of the last Ice Age connected Britain to the continent in the North Sea area.

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Handbook to Roman Legionary Fortresses

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Interpreting the English Village

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The Inner Lives of Ancient Houses

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Arabia Felix

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A Forged Glamour

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From Machair to Mountains

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History and Identity in the Late Antique Near East

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The Ritual Killing and Burial of Animals

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English and Irish Delftware, 1570-1840

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Worlds of Arthur

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Age of Titans

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