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Embracing the Provinces

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Twenty-one essays on new research and data on life in the Roman provinces, including a section on the current state of research into Roman leather.
Relentlessly Plain

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The prehistoric site of Tell Sabi Abyad lies in the valley of the Balikh River, a tributary of the Euphrates in northern Syria. Between 2001 and 2008 excavations focused on the north-western, western and southwestern slopes of the main mound (Operations III, IV and V).
Trends in Biological Anthropology. Volume 2

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Combined papers from two conferences of the British Association for Biological Anthropology and Osteoarchaeology held in 2014 and 2015. Papers look at many aspects of the archaeological application of the study of human bone, DNA and related areas including comparative faunal evidence.
Culture and Perspective at Times of Crisis

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Culture and Perspective deals with a variety of key aspects concerning heritage management at times of crisis and specifically with the public character of cultural heritage. Focusing on the case of Greece, the volume explores a range of themes relating to state, privately funded, and public responsibilties and initiatives, and explores the role an
Interpreting Transformations of People and Landscapes in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages

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Nineteen leading European archaeologists discuss and interpret the complex evolution of landscapes – both urban and rural – across Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages.
Motherhood and Infancies in the Mediterranean in Antiquity
This book adopts a multidisciplinary approach to explore the social and cultural constructions of motherhood and childhood throughout prehistoric and classic societies in Antiquity.

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Chasing Chariots
The present work is the result of the First International Chariot Conference, jointly organised by the Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo (NVIC) and the American University in Cairo (AUC) (30 November to 2 December 2012).
Catalogue of the footwear in the Coptic Museum (Cairo)
This catalogue presents the ancient Egyptian footwear in the collection of the Coptic Museum in Cairo. The catalogue contains detailed descriptions and measurements, photographs and drawings. Each description of a footwear category is followed by short discussions, addressing topics such as typology and dating.
The Agora Bone Well
Located outside the northwest corner of the Athenian Agora and dating to the second quarter of the 2nd century B.C., the Agora Bone Well contained the remains of roughly 460 newborn infants, as well as a few older individuals. Also found in the well were the bones of almost 150 dogs and other animals, plus various artifacts. In addition to a thorou
Commemorating Conflict
A holistic study of how the Greek peoples (of primarily the classical period) collectively commemorated the Persian Wars. This work analyses commemorative objects, places, and groups for a complete representation of the commemorative tradition.
My dear Miss Ransom
Caroline Louise Ransom Williams (1872-1952) is remembered as the first American university-trained female Egyptologist, but she is not widely-known in the history of science. Her mentor was James Henry Breasted, well-known as the first American Egyptologist and founder of the Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago.
Daidalos at Work
The Bronze Age was a time of affluence and innovation for Crete, a unique "moment" in the early history of architecture that, in a bizarre way, echos the modern world of the 20th century AD.
Unearthing Alexandria’s Archaeology
Presents an archival survey, historical research, and archaeological description of the main Italian excavations in Alexandria from the 1890s to the 1950s, offering detailed descriptions of excavations at Hadra, Chatby, Anfushi and more, accompanied by often unpublished photographs and a catalogue of rare photographs of further sites in Alexandria.
Digital atlas of traditional food made from cereals and milk
Recent discussions about food safety and an awareness of vanishing traditions have resulted in an increasing interest in traditional foods and food heritage.
Walking with the Unicorn: Social Organization and Material Culture in Ancient South Asia
This volume, a compilation of original papers written to celebrate the outstanding contributions of Jonathan Mark Kenoyer to the archaeology of South Asia over the past forty years, highlights recent developments in the archaeological research of ancient South Asia, with specific reference to the Indus Civilization.