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  1. Charles Masson: Collections from Begram and Kabul Bazaar, Afghanistan 1833–1838

    Charles Masson: Collections from Begram and Kabul Bazaar, Afghanistan 1833–1838 [Paperback]

    Elizabeth Errington (Author)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9780861592197
    Published by : British Museum Press
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    The book discusses and catalogues Charles Masson’s 1833–8 collections from the urban site of Begram and Kabul bazaar. It utilises Masson archival material which appears as a supplementary BM online publication The Charles Masson Archive: British L... .... Learn More
  2. The Islamic Funerary Inscriptions of Bahrain, Pre-1317 AH/1900 AD

    The Islamic Funerary Inscriptions of Bahrain, Pre-1317 AH/1900 AD [Hardback]

    Timothy Insoll (Author); Salman Almahari (Author); Rachel MacLean (Author)

    £133.00

    ISBN: 9789004380783
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Handbook of Oriental Studies. Section 1 The Near and Middle East
    Volume: 126
    In, The Islamic Funerary Inscriptions of Bahrain, an illustrated catalogue of 150 gravestones with modern Arabic transcription and English translation is provided with discussion of gravestone chronology, types, manufacture, decoration, iconograph... .... Learn More
  3. Routledge Handbook on Jerusalem

    Routledge Handbook on Jerusalem [Hardback]

    Suleiman A. Mourad (Editor); Bedross Der Matossian (Editor); Naomi Koltun-Fromm (Editor)

    £165.00

    ISBN: 9781138936935
    Published by : Routledge
    Few cities around the world transcend their physical boundaries the way Jerusalem does. As the spiritual capital of monotheism, Jerusalem has ancient roots and legacies that have imposed themselves on and accompanied its inhabitants throughout the... .... Learn More
  4. The Rise of a Capital: Al-Fustat and Its Hinterland, 18/639-132/750

    The Rise of a Capital: Al-Fustat and Its Hinterland, 18/639-132/750 [Hardback]

    Jelle Bruning (Author)

    £122.00

    ISBN: 9789004366350
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Islamic History and Civilization
    Volume: 153
    In The Rise of a Capital: Al-Fustat and Its Hinterland, 18/639-132/750, Jelle Bruning maps al-Fustat's development from a garrison town founded by Muslim conquerors near modern Cairo (Egypt) in c. 640 C.E. into a bustling provincial capital a cent... .... Learn More
  5. Palmyra after Zenobia AD 273-750

    Palmyra after Zenobia AD 273-750: An Archaeological and Historical Reappraisal [Hardback]

    Emanuele E. Intagliata (Author)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9781785709425
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    This book casts light on a much neglected phase of the UNESCO world heritage site of Palmyra, namely the period between the fall of the Palmyrene ‘Empire’ (AD 272) and the end of the Umayyad dominion (AD 750). The goal of the book is to fill a ... .... Learn More
  6. Album of Armenian Paleography

    Album of Armenian Paleography [Hardback]

    Michael Stone (Author); Dickran Kouymjian (Author); Henning Lehmann (Author)

    £140.00

    ISBN: 9788772885568
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    Provides a comprehensive selection of some 200 definitively dated, hand-written texts, sampled from among the 30,000 manuscripts preserved in the major public collections of Europe, the Middle East, the former USSR and North America. Selected spec... .... Learn More
  7. Charles Masson and the Buddhist Sites of Afghanistan

    Charles Masson and the Buddhist Sites of Afghanistan: Explorations, Excavations, Collections 1832-1835 [Paperback]

    Elizabeth Errington (Author)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9780861592159
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: British Museum Research Publication
    Volume: 215
    From 1833–8, Charles Masson (1800–1853) was employed by the British East India Company to explore the ancient sites in south-east Afghanistan. During this period, he surveyed over a hundred sites around Kabul, Jalalabad and Wardak, making numerous... .... Learn More
  8. The Armies of Ancient Persia: The Sassanians

    The Armies of Ancient Persia: The Sassanians [Hardback]

    Kaveh Farrokh (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9781848848450
    Published by : Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    Throughout most of the classical period, Persia was one of the great superpowers, placing a limit on the expansion of Western powers. It was the most formidable rival to the Roman empire for centuries, until Persia, by then under ... .... Learn More
  9. Medieval Jerusalem: Forging an Islamic City in Spaces Sacred to Christians and Jews

    Medieval Jerusalem: Forging an Islamic City in Spaces Sacred to Christians and Jews [Hardback]

    Jacob Lassner (Author)

    £61.95

    ISBN: 9780472130368
    Published by : University of Michigan Press
    Medieval Jerusalem examines an old question that has recently surfaced and given rise to spirited discussion among Islamic historians and archeologists: what role did a city revered for its holiness play in the unfolding politics of the early Isla... .... Learn More
  10. About Antiquities

    About Antiquities: Politics of Archaeology in the Ottoman Empire [Paperback]

    Zeynep Celik (Author)

    £21.99

    ISBN: 9781477310618
    Published by : University of Texas Press
    Antiquities have been pawns in empire-building and global rivalries; power struggles; assertions of national and cultural identities; and cross-cultural exchanges, cooperation, abuses, and misunderstandings all with the underlying element of finan... .... Learn More

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