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  1. Animating the Dead

    Animating the Dead: Bronze Age Burial Practices in Orkney [Hardback]

    Jane Downes(Editor)

    Regular Price: $59.99

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    ISBN: 9781789255584
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    This book brings together the results of the Orkney Barrows Project, initiated and directed by Jane Downes and funded by Historic Environment Scotland. The barrows sites detailed and discussed in the volume are Linga Fiold, a barrow cemetery in We... .... Learn More
  2. High Pasture Cave

    High Pasture Cave: Ritual, Memory and Identity in the Iron Age of Skye [Hardback]

    S.A. Birch(Author); J.T. Mackenzie(Author); G. Cruickshanks(Author)

    Regular Price: $75.00

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    ISBN: 9781785709500
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    High Pasture Cave, located on the island of Skye, Scotland, occupies a liminal location on the very edge of a settlement and appears to have been a focus for specific and special activities. Its extended period of use is indicated by ephemeral sig... .... Learn More
  3. The Bronze Age Collective Graves of Qarn al-Harf, Ras al-Khaimah (UAE)

    The Bronze Age Collective Graves of Qarn al-Harf, Ras al-Khaimah (UAE): Southeast Arabia at the Dawn of the Second Millennium [Hardback]

    Derek Kennet(Author); Alyson Caine(Author); Anna Hilton(Author); Lloyd Weeks(Author)

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    ISBN: 9781789257953
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The end of the 3rd millennium was a time of significant transformation in south-east Arabia (the United Arab Emirates and northern Oman). The cultural homogeneity of the preceding Early Bronze Age, Umm an-Nar period (c. 2700-2000 BC) came to an en... .... Learn More
  4. Prehistory and Protohistory in the Occidental Mediterranean

    Prehistory and Protohistory in the Occidental Mediterranean [Hardback]

    Eva Alarcón García(Editor); Antoni Ferrer(Editor)

    Regular Price: $93.00

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    ISBN: 9781789258226
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The development of several cultural phenomena dating back to the Copper Age took place in Europe throughout the second and first millennia BC. It can be especially analyzed within the archaeological record of western Mediterranean sites, where sev... .... Learn More
  5. The Submerged Site of La Marmotta (Rome, Italy): Decrypting a Neolithic Society

    The Submerged Site of La Marmotta (Rome, Italy): Decrypting a Neolithic Society: Woodworking, Basketry, Textiles and Other Crafts [Paperback]

    Mario Mineo(Editor); Juan Gibaja(Editor); Niccolò Mazzucco(Editor)

    Regular Price: $55.00

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    ISBN: 9781789258714
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The shift from a hunting and gathering economy to a productive economy, based on the domestication of plants and animals, is one of the most important changes in human history. This change, which manifested itself in different forms and at differe... .... Learn More
  6. Settlement in the Irish Neolithic

    Settlement in the Irish Neolithic: New discoveries at the edge of Europe [Paperback]

    Jessica Smyth(Author)

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    ISBN: 9781789258820
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Prehistoric Society Research Papers
    Volume: 6
    The Irish Neolithic has been dominated by the study of megalithic tombs, but the defining element of Irish settlement evidence is the rectangular timber Early Neolithic house, the numbers of which have more than quadrupled in the last ten years. T... .... Learn More
  7. Exploring Writing Systems and Practices in Bronze Age Aegean

    Exploring Writing Systems and Practices in Bronze Age Aegean [Hardback]

    Philippa M. Steele(Author)

    Regular Price: $80.00

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    ISBN: 9781789259018
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Contexts of and Relations Between Early Writing Systems
    Volume: 7
    Writing does not begin and end with the encoding of an idea into a group of symbols. It is practiced by people who have learnt its principles and acquired the tools and skills for doing it, in a particular context that affects what they do and how... .... Learn More
  8. Ancient DNA and the European Neolithic

    Ancient DNA and the European Neolithic: Relations and descent [Paperback]

    Alasdair Whittle(Editor); Joshua Pollard(Editor); Susan Greaney(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789259100
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    A current paradigm-changing aDNA revolution is offering unparalleled insights into central questions within archaeology relating to the movement of populations and individuals; patterns of descent; relationships; and aspects of identity – at... .... Learn More
  9. Breaking Images

    Breaking Images: Damage and Mutilation of Ancient Figurines [Hardback]

    Gianluca Miniaci(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789259148
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Multidisciplinary Approaches to Ancient Societies
    Volume: 2
    Fragmented and chipped artifacts have usually been associated with the idea of refuse, discard, abandonment, decay, pillaging or reshuffling, as opposed to objects preserved in their entirety which have been imagined as synonymous with intact, ori... .... Learn More
  10. The Snettisham Hoards

    The Snettisham Hoards [Paperback]

    Julia Farley(Editor); Jody Joy(Editor)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9780861592258
    Published by : British Museum
    Series: British Museum Research Publications
    Volume: 225
    For over 60 years, spectacular discoveries have been made on a wooded hillside at Snettisham, overlooking the northwest Norfolk coast, close to Hunstanton. The location of the discoveries, at Ken Hill, is known as the ‘gold field’ beca... .... Learn More

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