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Art, Artisans and Apprentices

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This publication demonstrates how the crafts of the visual arts were once acquired via apprenticeships in contradistinction to the aesthetic-based methods of later academies of art.
Building for Eternity

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One marker of the majesty of ancient Rome is its surviving architectural legacy, the stunning remains of which are scattered throughout the circum-Mediterranean landscape. Surprisingly, one truly remarkable aspect of this heritage remains relatively unknown.
Pottery and Social Life in Medieval England

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How can pottery studies contribute to the study of medieval archaeology? How do pots relate to documents, landscapes and identities? These are the questions addressed in this book which develops a new approach to the study of pottery in medieval archaeology.
Of Rocks and Water

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People are drawn to places where geology performs its miracles: ice-cold spring waters gushing from the rock, mysterious caves which act as conduits for ancestors and divinities traveling back and forth to the underworld, sacred bodies of water where communities make libations and offer sacrifices.
Oceans Odyssey 4. Pottery from the Tortugas Shipwreck, Straits of Florida

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The Tortugas shipwreck excavated at a depth of 405 meters in the Straits of Florida contained a major collection of 3,800 intact and fragmentary olive jars, tablewares, cooking vessels and tobacco pipes.
Coptic Documentary Texts From Kellis

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This is the second volume on fourth century Coptic documents written on papyri and boards, found in the ruins of houses at Kellis, the Roman predecessor of the village of Ismant el-Kharab in the Dakhleh Oasis. It is concerned with 75 letters and associated household accounts and lists, mostly from House 3.
Archaeoastronomy and the Maya

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Archaeoastronomy and the Maya illustrates archaeoastronomical approaches to ancient Mayan cultural production. The book is contextualized through a history of archaeoastronomical investigations into Mayan sites, originating in the 19th century discovery of astronomical tables within hieroglyphic books.
Settlement in the Irish Neolithic
£35.00
The Irish Neolithic has been dominated by the study of megalithic tombs, but the defining element of Irish settlement evidence is the rectangular timber Early Neolithic house, the numbers of which have more than quadrupled in the last ten years.
The Early Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms of Southern Britain AD 450-650
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The Tribal Hidage, attributed to the 7th century, records the named groups and polities of early Anglo-Saxon England and the taxation tribute due from their lands and surpluses.
Dictionary of Classical Mythology
£29.95
A superbly authoritative A–Z guide to all the gods, heroes, remarkable women and monsters of Greek and Roman mythology, with 172 original illustrations.

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Regarding the Dead
£35.00
A key publication on the British Museum's approach to the ethical issues surrounding the inclusion of human remains in museum collections and possible solutions to the dilemmas relating to their curation, storage, access management and display.
Théodore de Banville
£45.00
Théodore de Banville (1823-1891) was a prolific poet, dramatist, critic and prose fiction writer whose significant contribution to poetic and aesthetic debates in nineteenth-century France has long been overlooked.
Outside the Town
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An intriguing funerary and religious landscape being revealed in excavations immediately outside Canterbury’s Roman walls. This book publishes the discovery of a Roman shrine situated within sight of Watling Street and the gate into the town from the Roman port at Dover.
'Remember Me To All'
£25.00
uring the First World War, 250 soldiers were buried behind enemy lines in unmarked mass graves on the outskirts of the village of Fromelles, Northern France.
Animals in Saxon and Scandinavian England
£35.00
In this book an analysis of over 300 animal bone assemblages from English Saxon and Scandinavian sites is presented. The data set is summarised in extensive tables for use as comparanda for future archaeozoological studies. Animals in Saxon and Scandinavian England takes as its core four broad areas of analysis.
Civil War Boston
£19.00
The history of Bostonians and Boston during the Civil War
The Hirsel Excavations
£30.00
Excavations and surveys adjacent to Hirsel House, Coldstream, have revealed a remarkably detailed history of a proprietory church and its cemetery for a period when the parochial structure in Scotland was in course of development, and when very little is known about the fate of estate churches after they were donated to support the newly ...
Tying the Threads of Eurasia
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The famous ‘Silk Roads’ have long evoked a romantic picture of travel through colourful civilizations that connected the western and eastern poles of Eurasia, facilitating the exchange of exotic luxury goods, peoples, pathogens and ideas.

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.
Cult, Religion, and Pilgrimage
£25.00
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 ...
La Grava
£50.00
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.
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.

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.
Claimed by the Sea
£25.00
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.
A Roman Villa at the Edge of Empire
£25.00

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
£30.00
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.

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The Cat in Ancient Egypt

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Stephanos

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Baby and Child Heroes in Ancient Greece

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Families and Friends in Late Roman Cappadocia

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The Ancient Olympics

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Roman Provence

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Early English Arbitration

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Early Urbanizations in the Levant. A Regional Narrative

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Can a History of Israel be Written?

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Hundred Years War

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