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  1. Late Neolithic and Early Chalcolithic Glyphs and Stamp Seals  in the British Museum

    Late Neolithic and Early Chalcolithic Glyphs and Stamp Seals in the British Museum [Paperback]

    Simon Denham (Author)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9780861592081
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: British Museum Research Publication
    Volume: 208
    Stamp seals were used in a similar way to modern signet rings: a negative object used to impress a design into another material, often clay. They are common from around 7000 BC and have remained in use in parts of the world continuously until the ... .... Learn More
  2. Failaka / Dilmun

    Failaka / Dilmun: Volume 4 -- The Stone Vessels [Hardback]

    Anne Hilton (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9788788415803
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    Excavations carried out by the Danish Moesgaard Museum on the island of Failaka in Kuwait in 1958-1963 produced a large collection of stone vessel fragments which have ever since puzzled scholars. The settlements excavated on Failaka, Tell F3 and ... .... Learn More
  3. Nineveh, the Great City

    Nineveh, the Great City: Symbol of Beauty and Power [Paperback]

    Lucas P. Petit (Editor); Daniele Morandi Bonacossi (Editor)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9789088904967
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Papers on Archaeology of the Leiden Museum of Antiquities
    Volume: 13
    ‘Well, as for Nineveh, skipper, it was wiped out long ago. There’s not a trace of it left, and one can’t even guess where it was’ (Lucian, 2nd century AD). Nineveh, the once-flourishing capital of the Assyrian Empire, has fascinated writers, tra... .... Learn More
  4. Nineveh, the Great City

    Nineveh, the Great City: Symbol of Beauty and Power [Hardback]

    Lucas P. Petit (Editor); Daniele Morandi Bonacossi (Editor)

    £195.00

    ISBN: 9789088904974
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Papers on Archaeology of the Leiden Museum of Antiquities
    Volume: 13
    ‘Well, as for Nineveh, skipper, it was wiped out long ago. There’s not a trace of it left, and one can’t even guess where it was’ (Lucian, 2nd century AD). Nineveh, the once-flourishing capital of the Assyrian Empire, has fascinated writers, tra... .... Learn More
  5. Come, Tell Me How You Live: An Archaeological Memoir

    Come, Tell Me How You Live: An Archaeological Memoir [Hardback]

    Agatha Christie (Author)

    Regular Price: £12.99

    Special Price: £9.00

    ISBN: 9780007487196
    Published by : Harper Collins Publishers
    Agatha Christie's personal memoirs about her travels to Syria and Iraq in the 1930s with her archaeologist husband Max Mallowan, where she worked on the digs and wrote some of her most evocative novels. Think you know Agatha Christie? Th... .... Learn More
  6. Painting Pots – Painting People

    Painting Pots – Painting People: Late Neolithic Ceramics in Ancient Mesopotamia [Hardback]

    Walter Cruells (Editor); Inna Mateiciucová (Editor); Olivier Nieuwenhuyse (Editor)

    Regular Price: £45.00

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    ISBN: 9781785704390
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Archaeologists have recently made tremendous advances in understanding the early ceramic traditions of the prehistoric Near East. Over the past decade there has been a huge increase in research focusing on various aspects of ceramic production, it... .... Learn More
  7. Simboli e associazioni astrali nella glittica mesopotamica del Bronzo Tardo

    Simboli e associazioni astrali nella glittica mesopotamica del Bronzo Tardo [Paperback]

    Sara Pizzamenti (Author)

    Regular Price: £67.00

    Special Price: £48.00

    ISBN: 9781407315041
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR S
    Volume: 2841
    The present book focuses on astral symbols as they are represented on Mitannian, Cassite and Middle Assyrian seals and seal impressions. Starting from an analysis of the symbols on a corpus of 1090 seals and seal impressions, those with astral sig... .... Learn More
  8. La Boccale in Oro Dalla Tomba Reale III a Nimrud: Un Caso di Studio (British Archaeological Reports International Series)

    La Boccale in Oro Dalla Tomba Reale III a Nimrud: Un Caso di Studio (British Archaeological Reports International Series) [Paperback]

    Alessandra Cellerino (Author)

    Regular Price: £49.00

    Special Price: £33.00

    ISBN: 9781407315430
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR S
    Volume: 2817
    The extraordinary side-spouted gold jug hereby presented and discussed was found in the Royal Tomb III discovered under room 57 in the North-West Palace at Nimrud. The gold jug was, with other astonishing grave goods probably belonging to Hamâ (an... .... Learn More
  9. Catalogue of the Western Asiatic Seals in the British Museum (Volume 4)

    Catalogue of the Western Asiatic Seals in the British Museum (Volume 4): Cylinder Seals [Hardback]

    Edith Porada (Author); Dominique Collon (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9780714111308
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Volume: 4
    Where the Egyptians have wall paintings, the ancient Near East has cylinder seals as the main source of illustrative material, covering a range of subject matter and periods not covered by relief sculptures. The seals are particularly attractive, ... .... Learn More
  10. The Provincial Archaeology of the Assyrian Empire

    The Provincial Archaeology of the Assyrian Empire [Hardback]

    John MacGinnis (Editor); Dick Wicke (Editor); Tina Greenfield (Editor)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9781902937748
    Published by : McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research
    The Assyrian empire was in its day the greatest empire the world had ever seen. Building on the expansion of the Middle Assyrian state in the late second millennium BC, the opening centuries of the first millennium witnessed a resurgence which led... .... Learn More

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