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First Farmers of the Carpathian Basin
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Explores processes of cultural change in the earliest Neolithic of the Carpathian basin through analysis of monumental clay figurines as a proxy for the development of ritual activity and changes in subsistence farming.
Markets in Early Medieval Europe
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Comprising nineteen papers taken from a conference held at Worcester College, Oxford in 2000, this book focuses on the less-studied smaller, more rural trading centres and inland markets of Northern Europe. New in paperback.
Change and Resilience

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Thirteen papers on the main Mediterranean islands from West to East in Late Antiquity, including economy, politics and religion.
Mining and Quarrying in Neolithic Europe

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Explores new techniques for investigating prehistoric extraction sites and examines the processes of and beliefs behind the acquisition and use of stone in the Neolithic.
The Archaeology of Household
£38.00
All societies are built on basic daily life, developed day to day with its specific material conditions. This book looks at the detail of the living domain, exploring the most essential elements of any social dynamic, the archaeology of the small scale. New in paperback.
The Southern Levant during the first centuries of Roman rule (64 BCE–135 CE)
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This book explores local attitudes towards the Roman annexation of territories of the Near East, in particular the areas of Galilee, Auranitis and the ‘Decapolis’.
Roads in the Deserts of Roman Egypt

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Uses archaeological evidence alongside satellite imaging, landscape and network analyses to assess how desert roads evolved in reaction to climatic, social and technological change in Roman Egypt.
Textiles and the Medieval Economy
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Archaeologists and textile historians bring together 16 papers to investigate the production, trade and consumption of textiles in Scandinavia and across parts of northern and Mediterranean Europe throughout the medieval period. New in paperback.
Everyday Products in the Middle Ages
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Presents a series of case studies focusing on the identity and activities of individuals associated with crafts and industries in the Middle Age.
Butrint 6: Excavations on the Vrina Plain Volume 1

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Butrint 6 describes the excavations carried out on the Vrina Plain by the Butrint Foundation. Volume 1 traces development from Roman bridgehead suburb to 3rd century domus and important Byzantine residential centre

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Eudaimón. Studies in Honor of Jan Bouzek
£35.00
The book presents the contributions offered to Professor Jan Bouzek at the conference “Contacts, Migrations and Climate Change“ in honour of his 80th birthday held in May 2015 in Prague.
The Late Minoan III Necropolis of Armenoi
£55.00
This is the first volume on the Late Minoan III Necropolis of Armenoi in western Crete. It sets the scene, introduces the site and its topography, and offers the results of site surveys and their finds.
Sea-level Changes in Mesolithic Southern Scandinavia
£35.00
The main objective of the book is to investigate two questions that are directly related to our current understanding of the populations of the now submerged areas.
Ship 17: a baris from Thonis-Heracleion
£45.00
A study of the construction, structure and identification of Ship 17, a Late Period baris-vessel discovered during underwater excavations at Thonis-Heracleion, a sunken city in Aboukir Bay. Ship 17 is placed within the traditions of naval architecture both in Egypt and the wider Mediterranean.
Palaikastro Building 1
£165.00
This volume presents the results of the British School at Athens excavations into the complex stratigraphy in and around Building 1 from 1986 to 1989 that revealed a monument, unique at Palaikastro, perhaps ritual in function, and whose occupation history takes us from the Minoan Renaissance following the Thera eruption to the twilight of the Bronz
Ascending and descending the Acropolis
£30.00
Ascending and Descending the Acropolis – Mobility in Athenian Religion provides new perspectives on religious mobilities within the geographically limited region of Attica in Greece from the Late Bronze Age to the second century AD.
Lombard Legacy
£150.00
Using the great south-Italian monastery of San Vincenzo al Volturno, one of the best preserved monasteries of the earliest Middle Ages, as a case-study and heuristic paradigm, John Mitchell has engaged in a wide-ranging examination of the ways in which visual culture was developed and deployed by ambitious states and institutions in early ...
Classical Antiquities of Algeria
£20.00
This guidebook will take you to all the sites, with a historical introduction, a detailed gazetteer of the principal museums and Roman sites and lavish provision of maps, plans and photographs.

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New Visions of the Countryside of Roman Britain Volume 3:  Life and Death in the Countryside of Roman Britain
£32.40
Focuses upon the people of rural Roman Britain – how they looked, lived, interacted with the material and spiritual worlds surrounding them, and also how they died, and what their physical remains can tell us.
A Late Roman Town House and its Environs
£36.00
This report publishes the 1937–8 excavations in Colliton Park, Dorchester, Dorset, which revealed one of the best preserved late Roman town houses so far discovered in Roman Britain.
Silchester
£75.00
Characterising urban life, City in Transition is the second volume reporting on the archaeology of the continuing excavation of Silchester Insula IX, taking the story down to the early 2nd century.
Life and Labour in Late Roman Silchester

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The Society of Antiquaries' excavation of Silchester's Insula IX in 1893-4 left most of the stratigraphy undisturbed. A new programme of work has shown that the Insula underwent radical change, c.
Fosse Lane, Shepton Mallet 1990

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A detailed excavation report on the Shipton Mallet site excavated on the edge of the Mendip Hills in 1990.
Longthorpe II

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This volume describes the pottery-making depot attached to the pre-Flavian vexillation fortress of Longthorpe near Peterborough and and throws light on the problems of supply of the Roman army during the conquest campaigns.

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Segedunum
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Textile Production in Classical Athens

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St Paul's Cathedral

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Ireland's First Settlers

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Romano-British Settlement and Cemeteries at Mucking

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

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Fortified Settlements in Early Medieval Europe

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Social Change in Aegean Prehistory

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The Use and Reuse of Stone Circles

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People with Animals

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