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Silk Roads
The volume emphasizes exchange and transformation along the Silk Roads, highlighting the multiplicity of networks that constituted the Silk Roads, and approaches to the Silk Roads from Antiquity to China’s One Belt One Road Initiative from Afro-Eurasia to the Americas.
Material Cultures in Public Engagement
Documents and explores significant changes in the relationship of Museums with collections of the Ancient World and their audiences.
Sacred Landscapes in Antiquity
Investigates the complex links between landscape, ‘religiosity’ and society, exploring sacred landscapes across the ancient world in a dynamic, holistic, contextual and historical perspective.
The Social Context of Technology
A detailed assessment of the archaeological evidence for non-ferrous metalworking in the Bronze and Iron Ages of Britain and Ireland, focusing on materials, processes and social context.
Peopling Insular Art
This book presents a series of papers presented at the eights International Conference on Insular Art, which took place in July 2017.
A Globalised Visual Culture?
Investigates reasons behind the seemingly globalised visual culture that spread across the Late Antique world of the (earlier) Roman and (later) Byzantine Empire and beyond.
The Early Neolithic of the Eastern Fertile Crescent

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Analysis of the transition to sedentary farming in the Fertile Crescent and the establishment of Neolithic culture based on major excavations in Iraq
Continuity and Rupture in Roman Mediterranean Gaul
Examines the impact of Roman rule on the city of Lattara, Gaul 500-200 BCE, the development of new social and economic relationships and identity.
Grave Disturbances
This volume examines the post-depositional interactions of past humans and the way that graves and human remains were approached by people in the past.
Explores recent archaeological and historical research into the identity, activities and territory of the ‘lost’ Anglo-Saxon Pecsaetna people, known largely from the Tribal Hidage

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Past Societies
From the North Atlantic to the Persian Gulf and from Peru to the Near East, this book illustrates different studies on the interfluve of environments and societies in landscapes and describes certain historical moments and processes in which the interplay of ecological and societal factors is entangled.
Iranian Copper, Brass and Bronze
Presents descriptions and analysis of The Hermitage Collection, the largest collection in the world of later Iranian Islamic metalwork.
White Gold
An Introductory Guide to Ancient Greek and Roman Coins. Volume 1
Covering Greek civic coins and tribal issues, this is the first volume (of three) of a brand new introductory guide to ancient coins by the pre-eminent numismatic author, David Sear. Offering an approachable and informative introduction to the hobby, it is the first release in Spink’s new Living History series.
Hispaniola - Hell or Home?
This work attempts to examine the lifeways at Concepción de la Vega archaeological site dur-ing its occupation from 1494 through 1564, using a Decolonial approach. Situated in present-day Dominican Republic (Hispaniola island), this site was one of the earliest and most afflu-ent Caribbean colonial history.
Rivalling Rome
Landscape and Settlement in the Vale of York
A thematic analysis of excavated evidence from fieldwork conducted at one of the largest exposures of prehistoric and Roman activity in the immediate hinterland of Eboracum, a major Roman town in Britain.

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Understanding Relations Between Scripts II
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.
Sandwich - The 'Completest Medieval Town in England'
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.
Nonsuch Palace
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
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.
Farmers, Monks and Aristocrats
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.
Mesolithic Settlement in the North Sea Basin
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.
Medieval Floor Tiles of Northern England
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.
The City by the Pool
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.

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Romano-British Settlement and Cemeteries at Mucking

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Textile Production in Classical Athens

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St Paul's Cathedral

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Social Change in Aegean Prehistory

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The Use and Reuse of Stone Circles

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Fortified Settlements in Early Medieval Europe

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

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People with Animals

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