Ancient Near East & Cyprus

Archaeology and history from Early Man to the spread of Islam in the region that stretches from northern Turkey to southern Arabia and from the Levantine coast to Iran.

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  1. Late Neolithic and Early Chalcolithic Glyphs and Stamp Seals in the British Museum

    Late Neolithic and Early Chalcolithic Glyphs and Stamp Seals in the British Museum [Paperback]

    Simon Denham (Author)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9780861592081
    Published by : British Museum
    Series: British Museum Research Publication series
    Volume: 208
    Stamp seals were used in a similar way to modern signet rings: a negative object used to impress a design into another material, often clay. They are common from around 7000 BC and have remained in use in parts of the world continuously until the ... .... Learn More
  2. Excavations at Tell Brak

    Excavations at Tell Brak: Uruk & 'Ubaid periods [Hardback]

    David Oates (Author)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9781902937151
    Published by : McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research
    Series: McDonald Institute Monographs
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  3. The Ritual Landscape at Persepolis

    The Ritual Landscape at Persepolis: Glyptic Imagery from the Persepolis Fortification and Treasury Archives [Paperback]

    Mark B. Garrison (Author)

    $59.95

    ISBN: 9781614910343
    Published by : Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago
    Series: Studies in Ancient Oriental Civilization
    Volume: 71
    There are, perhaps, no more contentious issues within the study of Achaemenid Persia than those surrounding its religion(s) and religious iconography. Owing to the role that fire plays in Zoroastrian beliefs in later periods in Ir... .... Learn More
  4. Chasing Chariots

    Chasing Chariots: Proceedings of the first international chariot conference (Cairo 2012) [Hardback]

    Andre J. Veldmeijer (Editor); Salima Ikram (Editor)

    $195.00

    ISBN: 9789088904691
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    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). The ... .... Learn More
  5. Ritual Failure

    Ritual Failure: Archaeological Perspectives [Hardback]

    Vasiliki G. Koutrafouri (Editor); Jeff Sanders (Editor)

    $100.00

    ISBN: 9789088904790
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    ‘Ritual Failure’ is a new concept in archaeology adopted from the discipline of anthropology. Resilient religious systems disappearing, strict believers and faithful practitioners not performing their rites, entire soc... .... Learn More
  6. Nineveh, the Great City

    Nineveh, the Great City: Symbol of Beauty and Power [Paperback]

    Lucas P. Petit (Editor); Daniele Morandi Bonacossi (Editor)

    $95.00

    ISBN: 9789088904967
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Papers on Archaeology of the Leiden Museum of Antiquities
    Volume: 13
    ‘Well, as for Nineveh, skipper, it was wiped out long ago. There’s not a trace of it left, and one can’t even guess where it was’ (Lucian, 2nd century AD).

    Nineveh, the once-flourishing capital of th... .... Learn More
  7. Nineveh, the Great City

    Nineveh, the Great City: Symbol of Beauty and Power [Hardback]

    Lucas P. Petit (Editor); Daniele Morandi Bonacossi (Editor)

    $285.00

    ISBN: 9789088904974
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Papers on Archaeology of the Leiden Museum of Antiquities
    Volume: 13
    ‘Well, as for Nineveh, skipper, it was wiped out long ago. There’s not a trace of it left, and one can’t even guess where it was’ (Lucian, 2nd century AD).

    Nineveh, the once-flourishing capital of th... .... Learn More
  8. Hittite Dictionary of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago Volume  S, Fascicule 4

    Hittite Dictionary of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago Volume S, Fascicule 4: Volume S, Fasc 4 [Paperback]

    $50.00

    ISBN: 9781885923790
    Published by : Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago
    Series: Hittite Dictionary
    Volume: S.4
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  9. Excavations at the Cappadocia Gate

    Excavations at the Cappadocia Gate [Hardback]

    Geoffrey Summers (Author)

    $85.00

    ISBN: 9781614910336
    Published by : Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago
    Series: Oriental Institute Publications
    Volume: 142
    The city on the Kerkenes Dag in the high plateau of central Turkey was a new Iron Age capital, very probably Pteria. Founded in the later seventh century BC, the city was put to the torch in the mid sixth century and then abandone... .... Learn More
  10. A Wayside Shrine in Northern Moab

    A Wayside Shrine in Northern Moab: Excavations in the Wadi ath-Thamad [Hardback]

    P. M. Michele Daviau (Editor); Margreet L. Steiner (Editor)

    Regular Price: $80.00

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    ISBN: 9781785707087
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Major recent excavations, have shed much light on the complexity of Iron Age society and religion in southern Palestine, a region where both Judeans and Edomites lived. However, it is not clear whether the religious practices attested at these sit... .... Learn More

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