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  1. Travellers in Ottoman Lands

    Travellers in Ottoman Lands: The Botanical Legacy [Paperback]

    Ines Aščerić-Todd(Editor); Sabina Knees(); Sabina Knees(Editor); Janet Starkey(Editor); Paul Starkey(Editor)

    $95.00

    ISBN: 9781784919153
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    This collection of around twenty papers has its origins in a two-day seminar organised by the Association for the Study of Travel in Egypt and the Near East (ASTENE) in conjunction with the Centre for Middle Eastern Plants at the R... .... Learn More
  2. Languages, scripts and their uses in ancient North Arabia

    Languages, scripts and their uses in ancient North Arabia: Papers from the Special Session of the Seminar for Arabian Studies held on 5 August 2017: Supplement to the Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 48 2018 [Paperback]

    M.C.A. Macdonald(Editor)

    $56.00

    ISBN: 9781784918996
    Published by : Archaeopress Access Archaeology
    The Seminar for Arabian Studies has come a long way since 1968 when it was first convened, yet it remains the principal international academic forum for research on the Arabian Peninsula. This is clearly reflected in the ever-incr... .... Learn More
  3. Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 48 2018

    Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 48 2018: Papers from the fifty-first meeting of the Seminar for Arabian Studies held at the British Museum, London, 4th to 6th August 2017 [Paperback]

    Julian Jansen van Rensburg(Editor); Harry Munt()

    $138.00

    ISBN: 9781784918774
    Published by : Archaeopress Access Archaeology
    Series: Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies
    Volume: 48
    The Seminar for Arabian Studies has come a long way since 1968 when it was first convened, yet it remains the principal international academic forum for research on the Arabian Peninsula. This is clearly reflected in the ever-incr... .... Learn More
  4. 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 Publications
    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 contin... .... Learn More
  5. Hajj

    Hajj: Global Interactions through Pilgrimage [Hardback]

    Luitgard Mols (Editor); Marjo Buitelaar (Editor)

    $165.00

    ISBN: 9789088904776
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Mededelingen van het Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde
    Volume: 43
    Every year, in the last month of the Islamic calendar, millions of Muslims from around the world come together in Mecca to perform the Hajj, the pilgrimage that all capable Muslims should perform at least once in their lives. In 2... .... Learn More
  6. Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 47 (2017)

    Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 47 (2017): Papers from the fiftieth meeting of the Seminar for Arabian Studies held at the British Museum, London, 29 to 31 July 2016 [Paperback]

    Julian Jansen van Rensburg (Editor); Harry Munt (Editor); Janet Starkey (Editor)

    $138.00

    ISBN: 9781784915209
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    Series: Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies
    Volume: 47
    The Seminar for Arabian Studies is the principal international academic forum for research on the Arabian Peninsula. First convened in 1968, it is the only annual academic event for the study of the Arabian Peninsula that brings t... .... Learn More
  7. Bordered Places - Bounded Times

    Bordered Places - Bounded Times: Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives on Turkey [Hardback]

    Emma L. Baysal (Editor); Leonidas Karakatsanis (Editor)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9781898249382
    Published by : British Institute of Archaeology at Ankara
    Building on similarities and exploring differences in the way scholars undertake their research, this volume presents crossdisciplinary communication on the study of borders, frontiers and boundaries through time, with a focus on Turkey. Standing ... .... Learn More
  8. The Maritime Traditions of the Fishermen of Socotra, Yemen

    The Maritime Traditions of the Fishermen of Socotra, Yemen [Paperback]

    Julian Jansen van Rensburg (Author)

    $66.00

    ISBN: 9781784914820
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    The Socotra archipelago lies approximately 135 nautical miles (Nm) northeast of Cape Guardafui, Somalia and 205Nm south of Rās Fartaq, Yemen. The archipelago is made up of four main islands, Socotra, cAbd al-Kūri, Sam... .... Learn More
  9. The Banknotes of the Imperial Bank of Persia

    The Banknotes of the Imperial Bank of Persia: An Analysis of a Complex System with Catalogue [Hardback]

    Michael Bonine (Author); Jere L. Bacharach (Editor)

    $100.00

    ISBN: 9780897223379
    Published by : American Numismatic Society
    Series: Numismatic Studies
    Volume: 30
    The Imperial Bank of Persia, established in 1889, was the first bank to issue banknotes and attempt to establish a modern banking system in Iran. Its banknotes are, in fact, some of the most beautiful and largest notes ever issued... .... Learn More
  10. The Sultanate of Oman

    The Sultanate of Oman [Hardback]

    Sabine Weiss (Author)

    $38.50

    ISBN: 9783201019934
    Published by : ADEVA
    "The Sultanate of Oman is a fascinating country of great scenic diversity. It was a land of mystery in ancient times, from where the coveted frankincense came.

    Since 1970, the beginning of Sultan Qaboos’ rule, Om... .... Learn More

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