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The Birsay Bay Project Volume 3

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A major multi-disciplinary report on Viking and early medieval sites on the Brough of Birsay, Orkney.
Textile Activity and Cultural Identity in Sicily Between the Late Bronze Age and Archaic Period

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Explores the role, significance and technological development of textile manufacture in 1st millennium BC Sicily.
Growing Up in the Ice Age
£38.00
Examines the economic, social, and political roles of Paleolithic children.
Representations

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Addresses the types of written and non-written communication used during the Aegean Bronze Age.
Markets and Exchanges in Pre-Modern and Traditional Societies

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Examines the role of markets, traders, economic interaction and 'money' in pre-modern societies.
The Sacred Body

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Investigates regional roles of body parts in mortuary rituals and as relics.
Towards a Social Bioarchaeology of the Mycenaean Period
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Investigates the complex relationship between Mycenaean funerary treatment and wider social dynamics.
Journal of Roman Pottery Studies

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Presents a range of important new research on roman pottery.
Trinacria, 'An Island Outside Time'
£55.00
Collaborative papers discuss Sicily in the Bronze Age to Roman period.

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God on Earth: Emperor Domitian
£35.00
An interdisciplinary volume on the emperor Domitian which re-evaluates his importance within Roman history and his reception thereafter.
Peopling the Landscape of Çatalhöyük
£65.00
Reports on ways that humans engaged in their material and biotic environments at Çatalhöyük.
Fortresses of Faith
£29.99
Celebrates the magnificent architectural legacy of the German fortress-churches of Transylvania.
Environmental Humanities
£30.00
This book addresses the question if the broad interdisciplinary arena of Environmental Humanities is an acceleration of the process of integration that is central in Landscape Archaeology?
Petition and Performance in the Apologies of Justin Martyr
£85.00
A suggestive reading of Justin Martyr's Apologies .
Revelations of Byzantium
£34.99
A colourful celebration of the monasteries and painted churches of Northern Moldavia.
Poems without Poets
£60.00
An examination of a wide array of anonymous Greek and Latin poetry from Homeric hymns to Virgilian pseudepigrapha, inscribed poetry to literary fragments.
Bridging Social and Geographical Space through Networks
£25.00
A collection of theoretically and methodologically grounded case studies on the relationship between human practices and their social and spatial dimensions.
The Mycenaean Settlement on Tsoungiza Hill
£130.00
A hill dominating the Nemea Valley, Tsoungiza is located only 10 kilometers northwest of the citadel of Mycenae. Excavations there have uncovered the remains of a Late Helladic settlement that stood at its southern end. This volume presents an unprecedented study of a small settlement’s economy and society in the Mycenaean period.
Breaking and Making the Ancestors
£40.00
Investigates funerary practices associated with Netherlands' urnfield graves to understand the funerary practices of the European Bronze Age.
Insights into Social Inequality
£45.00
This work examines social inequalities in a diachronic and multivariate approach based on burial grounds in Southwestern Germany.
Gaming Greekness
£122.00
A range of texts and studies on Jewish and Christian communities in the early Roman Empire.

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Understanding Relations Between Scripts II
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Contexts of and Relations between Early Writing Systems (CREWS) is a project funded by the European Research Council under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (grant agreement No. 677758), and based in the Faculty of Classics, University of Cambridge.
Nonsuch Palace
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Nonsuch in Surrey was Henry VIII's last and most fantastic palace. Begun in 1538, at the start of the 30th year of Henry's reign, the palace was intended as a triumphal celebration of the power and the grandeur of Henry VIII and the Tudor dynasty. The site was chosen for its fine countryside and hunting potential.
A Corpus of Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Pottery from Lincoln
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Lincoln was the centre for a large Medieval pottery industry which flourished from the 9th to the 15th century. Pottery produced in Lincoln was traded over a large part of the east midlands and beyond - even as far as Birka in Sweden.
The City by the Pool
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This volume offers a new and up-to-date synthesis of Lincoln's long history as a major city and regional capital, from prehistory to 1945. The 'City by the Pool' was a major religious centre long before the Roman invasion and from bronze-age shamans to early Baptists people have always been attracted here for spiritual as well as mundane purposes.
Mesolithic Settlement in the North Sea Basin
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The archaeological remains at Howick consist of a Mesolithic hut site and an Early Bronze Age cist cemetery located on a modern cliff edge overlooking a small estuary. This volume is devoted solely to the reporting and interpretation of the Mesolithic remains.
Sandwich - The 'Completest Medieval Town in England'
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To the casual visitor of today, Sandwich appears as simply a small inland market town on the bank of a modest river. But locals and historians have long known that in the Middle Ages it was a strategic and commercial seaport of great significance, trading with northern Europe and the Mediterranean and growing prosperous on this business.
Farmers, Monks and Aristocrats
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The environmental archaeological evidence from the site of Flixborough (in particular the animal bone assemblage) provides a series of unique insights into Anglo-Saxon life in England during the 8th to 10th centuries.
Medieval Floor Tiles of Northern England
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This study of the design, manufacture and use of medieval floor tiles shows the long-lasting influence achieved in the north of England, especially by the Cistercian monasteries. It serves to demonstrate how these monastic houses made use of the resources and contacts available to them.

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Textile Production in Classical Athens

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Romano-British Settlement and Cemeteries at Mucking

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Segedunum
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St Paul's Cathedral

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Fortified Settlements in Early Medieval Europe

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People with Animals

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The Use and Reuse of Stone Circles

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The Tomb of Pharaoh’s Chancellor Senneferi at Thebes (TT99)

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Social Change in Aegean Prehistory

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