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Making One's Way in the World

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Explores landscape archaeology, palaeoenvironmental studies, ethnohistory and animal tracking to address the topic of how we identify and interpret patterns of movement in prehistory.
Butrint 5: Life and Death at a Mediterranean Port

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This latest volume in the Butrint (Albania) monograph series provides a detailed description and discussion of Roman–medieval finds (excluding pottery) and environmental data from excavation of the Triconch Palace at Butrint, including metal-working evidence, and major assemblages of glass, coins and small finds.
A Taste for Green

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Examines the appeal, acquisition, exchange and cultural significance of artefacts made from distinctive green rocks widely circulated throughout prehistoric Europe and the Americas
An Archaeological History of Montserrat in the West Indies

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Traces the 5000 year history and heritage of the Caribbean island of Montserrat through all the available archaeological evidence and newly available archival documents.
Early Christianity in South-West Britain

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Offers a new assessment of early Christianity in south-west Britain from the 4th–10th centuries based on archaeological evidence, early texts and recent critical scholarship
Llangorse Crannog

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The crannog on Llangorse Lake, Brecon, Wales together with two logboats represents a time capsule of 9th–10 century life, combining archaeology, history, myth, underwater and terrestrial archaeology.
Death and Changing Rituals

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The contributions presented here are focused not on the examination of different funerary practices, their function and meaning, but on the changes of such rituals – how and when they occurred and how they may be explained.
Wool Economy in the Ancient Near East and the Aegean

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The history of the Ancient Near East covers a huge chronological frame, from the first pictographic texts of the late 4th millennium to the conquest of Alexander the Great in 333 BC. During these millennia, different societies developed in a changing landscape where sheep (and their wool) always played an important economic role.
Houses of the Dead?

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Explores the interface between Neolithic structures considered to be those of the living (such as longhouses) with those for the dead (such as long barrows)
Byzantine Butrint
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This book brings to life this extraordinary Byzantine town of Butrint, with chapters on the historical sources, various aspects of the archaeological excavation and survey, finds of pottery and environmental remains. Newly printed in paperback.

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‘Is there not one among you who understands Egyptian?’
£35.00
A Grammar of the late Egyptian language (1250 to 650 BC).
Ceremonial Living in the Third Millennium BC
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This volume presents the rich array of structural and artefactual evidence spanning a few thousand years of prehistory at the site of Ringlemere, Kent. Evaluation of form and associated material culture steers interpretation away from the purely domestic and contributes to the ongoing debate about the place of ceremony in third millennium Britain.
A Riverine Site Near York
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This volume comprises the detailed publication of the Viking camp discovered at a location known as ‘A Riverine Site Near York’, along with the first detailed comparison of this and other key sites as a group and of their wider significance. It is a milestone publication for the understanding of precious metal economies in the Viking Age.
Embracing Bell Beaker
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This book investigates how local communities across Europe adopt the Bell Beaker phenomenon during the 3rd millennium BC.
EAA 170: Rectory Farm, Godmanchester, Cambridgeshire
£45.00
Excavations took place at Rectory Farm, Godmanchester. The site emerged from the investigation as a complex multi-period landscape containing archaeological remains of considerable importance.
Paint it, Black
£49.50
‘Paint it, Black’ covers the remarkable history of kohl containers from the Early Bronze Age to the present day, including ancient Egypt, ancient Persia, the culture of the Early Islamic Period and the present-day cultures of North Africa and West Asia.
The Prehistoric Archaeology of the A477 St Clears to Red Roses Road Improvement Scheme 2012
£19.95
A Mesolithic site in the lower Tâf valley. Early Neolithic pits and a post-built structure at Cildywyll. Near St Clears the remains of an Early Bronze Age barrow, 38 burials (some urned) and pyre site, also a Middle Bronze Age drying oven. A Bronze Age burnt mound near Red Roses.
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 ...

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
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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
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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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St Paul's Cathedral

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Segedunum
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Romano-British Settlement and Cemeteries at Mucking

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Textile Production in Classical Athens

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The Use and Reuse of Stone Circles

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Social Change in Aegean Prehistory

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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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