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  1. Script and Society

    Script and Society: The Social Context of Writing Practices in Late Bronze Age Ugarit [eBook (PDF)]

    Philip J. Boyes(Author)

    ISBN: 9781789255867
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Contexts of and Relations between Early Writing Systems (CREWS)
    Volume: 3
    By the 13th century BC, the Syrian city of Ugarit hosted an extremely diverse range of writing practices. As well as two main scripts – alphabetic and logographic cuneiform - the site has also produced inscriptions in a wide range of scripts... .... Learn More
  2. Bringing Carthage Home

    Bringing Carthage Home: the Excavations of Nathan Davis, 1856-1859 [Hardback]

    J. Freed (Author)


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    ISBN: 9781842179925
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: UBC Studies in the Ancient World
    Volume: 2
    Adorning the north-west staircase in the British Museum is a group of brightly coloured figured mosaic pavements. Most were excavated for the Museum between 1856 and 1859 at Carthage, in what is now Tunisia, by a dilettante called Nathan Davis;... .... Learn More
  3. Current Research in Egyptology 11 (2010)

    Current Research in Egyptology 11 (2010): Proceedings of the Eleventh Annual Symposium [Paperback]

    Maarten Horn (Editor); Joost Kramer (Editor); Daniel Soliman (Editor); Nico Staring (Editor); Carina van den Hoven (Editor); Lara Weiss (Editor)


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    ISBN: 9781842174296
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Current Research in Egyptology
    Volume: 11
    After having been held in the UK for the past 10 years, the 11th edition of the annual Current Research in Egyptology (CRE) graduate conference was held at Leiden University, The Netherlands in January 2010. As always, the main aim of the conf... .... Learn More
  4. Saddling the Dogs

    Saddling the Dogs: Journeys Through Egypt and the Near East [Paperback]

    Diane Fortenberry (Editor); Deborah Manley (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781842173671
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: ASTENE Publications
    In the absence of horses, saddle the dogs.

    This Arab proverb, suggesting the uncompromising determination of nomads to keep moving, whatever the obstacles, epitomizes also the travelling ethos of many early visitors to the 'exo... .... Learn More
  5. Delta Reports, Volume I

    Delta Reports, Volume I: Research in Lower Egypt [Paperback]

    Donald B. Redford (Author)


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    ISBN: 9781842172445
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Delta Reports
    Volume: 1
    Delta Reports is a new series that will make available the substantial amount of archaeological work that has been undertaken in the Delta region of Egypt over recent decades. Volume I contains work done in and around the temple of Ba-neb-djed... .... Learn More
  6. Jomon Reflections

    Jomon Reflections: Forager Life and Culture in the Prehistoric Japanese Archipelago [eBook (PDF)]

    Tatsuo Kobayashi(Author); Simon Kaner(Author); Nakamura Oki(Author)

    ISBN: 9781789257632
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    A fully illustrated introduction to the archaeology of the Jomon period in Japan, this book explores the complex relationships between Jomon people and their rich natural environment. From the end of the last Ice Age 12,000 years ago to the appear... .... Learn More

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