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  1. Crossing Continents

    Crossing Continents: Between India and the Aegean, from Prehistory to Alexander the Great [Paperback]

    Robert Arnott(Author)

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    ISBN: 9781789255546
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The first contacts between Greece, the Aegean and India are generally thought to have occurred at the beginning of the sixth century BC. There is now, however, growing evidence of much earlier but indirect connections, reaching back into prehistor... .... Learn More
  2. Markets and Exchanges in Pre-Modern and Traditional Societies

    Markets and Exchanges in Pre-Modern and Traditional Societies [Hardback]

    Juan Carlos Moreno Garcia(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789256116
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Multidisciplinary Approaches to Ancient Societies: Interpreting Ancient Egypt (MaTAS)
    Volume: 1
    Markets emerge in recent historical research as important spheres of economic interaction in ancient societies. In the case of ancient Egypt, traditional models imagined an all-encompassing centralized, bureaucratic economy that left practically n... .... Learn More
  3. The Semantics of Word Division in West Semitic Writing Systems

    The Semantics of Word Division in West Semitic Writing Systems [Hardback]

    Robert S.D. Crellin(Author)

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    ISBN: 9781789256772
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Contexts of and Relations Between Early Writing Systems
    Volume: 4
    Much focus in writing systems research has been on the correspondences on the level of the grapheme/phoneme. Seeking to complement these, this monograph considers the targets of graphic word-level units in natural language, focusing on ancient Nor... .... Learn More
  4. Bathhouses in Iudaea, Syria-Palaestina and Provincia Arabia from Herod the Great to the Umayyads

    Bathhouses in Iudaea, Syria-Palaestina and Provincia Arabia from Herod the Great to the Umayyads [Paperback]

    Arleta Kowalewska(Author)

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    ISBN: 9781789256574
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    Bathing culture was one of the pillars of Roman society and bathhouses are one of the largest categories of a particular type of construction excavated in the Roman world. The large number of surviving remains and their regional variety make bathh... .... Learn More
  5. London Bridge and its Houses, c. 1209-1761

    London Bridge and its Houses, c. 1209-1761 [Hardback]

    Dorian Gerhold(Author)

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    ISBN: 9781789257519
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    London Bridge lined with houses from end to end was one of the most extraordinary structures ever seen in London. It was home to over 500 people, perched above the rushing waters of the Thames, and was one of the city’s main shopping streets... .... Learn More
  6. The Exodus

    The Exodus: An Egyptian Story [Paperback]

    Peter Feinman(Author)

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    ISBN: 9781789254747
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Did the Exodus occur? This question has been asked in biblical scholarship since its origin as a modern science. The desire to scientifically resolve this question was a key component in the funding of archaeological excavations in the 19th centur... .... Learn More
  7. Textiles in Ancient Mediterranean Iconography

    Textiles in Ancient Mediterranean Iconography [Hardback]

    Susanna Harris(Editor); Cecilie Brøns(Editor); Marta Zuchowska(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789257212
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles
    Volume: 38
    This volume provides an ambitious synopsis of the complex, colorful world of textiles in ancient Mediterranean iconography. A wealth of information on ancient textiles is available from depictions such as sculpture, vase painting, figurines, relie... .... Learn More
  8. Painting Pots – Painting People

    Painting Pots – Painting People: Late Neolithic Ceramics in Ancient Mesopotamia [Hardback]

    Walter Cruell(Editor); Inna Mateiciucova(Editor); Olivier Nieuwenhuyse(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781785704390
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    Archaeologists have recently made tremendous advances in understanding the early ceramic traditions of the prehistoric Near East. Over the past decade there has been a huge increase in research focusing on various aspects of ceramic production, it... .... Learn More
  9. Ancient Egyptian Furniture. Volume II

    Ancient Egyptian Furniture. Volume II: Boxes, Chests and Footstools [Hardback]

    Geoffrey Killen(Author)

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    ISBN: 9781785704857
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    Series: Ancient Egyptian Furniture
    Volume: 2
    In this revised second edition Dr Killen continues his survey of Egyptian furniture-making techniques with a study of boxes, chests and footstools and traces their evolution from the earliest times. Wooden, papyrus and alabaster boxes and chests w... .... Learn More
  10. Ancient Egyptian Furniture. Volume III

    Ancient Egyptian Furniture. Volume III: Ramesside Furniture [Hardback]

    Geoffrey Killen(Author)

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    ISBN: 9781785704895
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    Series: Ancient Egyptian Furniture
    Volume: 3
    In this third volume Dr Killen investigates how woodworking in ancient Egypt developed in the 19th and 20th dynasties. It establishes the range of wooden furniture manufactured during this period by surveying examples depicted in Ramesside Theban ... .... Learn More

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