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. Figurine Makers of Prehistoric Cyprus

    Figurine Makers of Prehistoric Cyprus: Settlement and Cemeteries at Souskiou [Hardback]

    Edgar Peltenburg(Editor); Diane Bolger(Editor); Lindy Crewe(Editor)

    Regular Price: $75.00

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    ISBN: 9781789250190
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The Chalcolithic period in Cyprus has been known since Porphyrios Dikaios’ excavations at Erimi in the 1930s and through the appearance in the antiquities market of illicitly acquired anthropomorphic cruciform figures, often ... .... Learn More
  2. Taming the Great Desert: Adam in the Prehistory of Oman

    Taming the Great Desert: Adam in the Prehistory of Oman [Paperback]

    Guillaume Gernez(Author); Jessica Giraud(Author)

    $48.00

    ISBN: 9781789691801
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    Series: The Archaeological Heritage of Oman
    Volume: 3
    Located at the margins of the Rub Al-Khali desert, a place of interactions between settled and nomadic populations, the Adam oasis occupies a pivotal role in the history of Oman. However, almost nothing was known about its foundati... .... Learn More
  3. Magan – The Land of Copper

    Magan – The Land of Copper: Prehistoric Metallurgy of Oman [Paperback]

    Claudio Giardino(Author)

    $64.00

    ISBN: 9781789691788
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    Series: The Archaeological Heritage of Oman
    Volume: 2
    The development of a prehistoric civilization in the Sultanate of Oman was strongly connected with the exploitation and the use of copper. The Oman Peninsula has several rich copper ore deposits that have been exploited since prehi... .... Learn More
  4. Par la bêche et le stylet! Cultures et sociétés syro-mésopotamiennes

    Par la bêche et le stylet! Cultures et sociétés syro-mésopotamiennes: Mélanges offerts à Olivier Rouault [Paperback]

    Philippe Abrahami(Editor); Laura Battini(Editor)

    $72.00

    ISBN: 9781789692822
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    Series: Archaeopress Ancient Near Eastern Archaeology
    Volume: 5
    This volume is a tribute to the career of Professor Olivier Rouault who has conducted extensive research in the fields of both Assyriology and Ancient Near Eastern archaeology. The book is composed of 25 papers written by his colle... .... Learn More
  5. Understanding Lithic Recycling at the Late Lower Palaeolithic Qesem Cave, Israel

    Understanding Lithic Recycling at the Late Lower Palaeolithic Qesem Cave, Israel: A functional and chemical investigation of small flakes [Paperback]

    Flavia Venditti(Author)

    $56.00

    ISBN: 9781789691016
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    Flakes, and small flakes in particular, are usually seen as by-products or debris of the knapping process, rather than as desired end-products with a specific potential use. In recent years, this particular category of small tools ... .... Learn More
  6. Greco-Roman Cities at the Crossroads of Cultures: The 20th Anniversary of Polish-Egyptian Conservation Mission Marina el-Alamein

    Greco-Roman Cities at the Crossroads of Cultures: The 20th Anniversary of Polish-Egyptian Conservation Mission Marina el-Alamein [Paperback]

    Grażyna Bąkowska-Czerner(Editor); Rafal Czerner(Editor)

    $96.00

    ISBN: 9781789691481
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    The ancient town discovered at the site of today’s Marina el-Alamein (located on the northern coast of Egypt) developed from the 2nd century BC to the 6th century AD. It found itself at the crossroads of several civilisations: Hellenic, late... .... Learn More
  7. Tanbûr Long-Necked Lutes along the Silk Road and beyond

    Tanbûr Long-Necked Lutes along the Silk Road and beyond [Paperback]

    Hans de Zeeuw(Author)

    $64.00

    ISBN: 9781789691696
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    ‘Tanbûr Long-Necked Lutes Along the Silk Road and Beyond’ explores the origin, history, construction, and playing techniques of tanbûrs, a musical instrument widely used over vast territories and over many centuries. The di... .... Learn More
  8. Glass and Glass Production in the Near East during the Iron Age

    Glass and Glass Production in the Near East during the Iron Age: Evidence from objects, texts and chemical analysis [Paperback]

    Katharina Schmidt(Author)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9781789691542
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    ‘Glass and Glass Production in the Near East during the Iron Age: Evidence from objects, texts and chemical analysis’ examines the history of glass in Iron Age Mesopotamia and neighbouring regions (1000–539 BCE). ... .... Learn More
  9. ‘Isaac went out to the field’: Studies in Archaeology and Ancient Cultures in Honor of Isaac Gilead

    ‘Isaac went out to the field’: Studies in Archaeology and Ancient Cultures in Honor of Isaac Gilead [Paperback]

    Haim Goldfus(Editor); Mayer I. Gruber(Editor); Shamir Yona(Editor); Peter Fabian(Editor)

    $96.00

    ISBN: 9781784918293
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    ‘Isaac went out to the field (Genesis 24:63)’ is a collection of 28 articles by 47 authors from research institutions in Israel and around the world honoring Professor Isaac Gilead on the occasion of his 71st birthday. ... .... Learn More
  10. Over the Mountains and Far Away: Studies in Near Eastern history and archaeology presented to Mirjo Salvini on the occasion of his 80th birthday

    Over the Mountains and Far Away: Studies in Near Eastern history and archaeology presented to Mirjo Salvini on the occasion of his 80th birthday [Paperback]

    Pavel S. Avetisyan(Editor); Roberto Dan(Editor); Yervand H. Grekyan(Editor)

    $128.00

    ISBN: 9781784919436
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    The publication of ‘Over the Mountains and Far Away: Studies in Near Eastern history and archaeology presented to Mirjo Salvini on the occasion of his 80th birthday’ was initiated by the Institute of Archaeology and Eth... .... Learn More

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