Africa & Asia

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  1. The Competition of Fibres

    The Competition of Fibres: Early Textile Production in Western Asia, Southeast and Central Europe (10,000–500 BC) [Paperback]

    Wolfram Schier (Editor); Susan Pollock (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789254297
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    Volume: 36
    The central issues discussed in this new collected work in the highly successful ancient textiles series are the relationships between fiber resources and availability on the one hand and the ways those resources were exploited to produce textiles... .... Learn More
  2. Gilded Flesh

    Gilded Flesh: Coffins and Afterlife in Ancient Egypt [Hardback]

    Rogério Sousa (Editor)

    £60.00

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    ISBN: 9781789252620
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Egyptian coffins stand out in museums’ collections for their lively and radiant appearance. As an involucre of the mummy, coffins played a key-role by protecting the body and at the same time, integrating the deceased in the afterlife. The paramou... .... Learn More
  3. The Archaeology of Western Sahara

    The Archaeology of Western Sahara: A Synthesis of Fieldwork, 2002 to 2009 [Hardback]

    Joanne Clarke (Author); Nick Brooks (Author)

    £55.00

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    ISBN: 9781782971726
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Contrary to much perceived wisdom, the Sahara is a rich and varied tapestry of diverse environments that sustain an array of ecosystems. Throughout its history, the Sahara has been a stage for human evolution, with human habitation, movement and l... .... Learn More
  4. Archaeology of East Asia

    Archaeology of East Asia: The Rise of Civilisation in China, Korea and Japan [Paperback]

    Gina L. Barnes (Author)

    Regular Price: £36.00

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    ISBN: 9781785706677
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Archaeology of East Asia constitutes an introduction to social and political development from the Palaeolithic to 8th-century early historic times. It takes a regional view across China, Korea, Japan and their peripheries that is unbounded by mode... .... Learn More
  5. Ancient Egyptian Furniture Volume II

    Ancient Egyptian Furniture Volume II [Hardback]

    Geoffrey Killen (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781785704857
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Egyptian Furniture
    Volume: 2
    In this revised second edition Dr Killen continues his survey of Egyptian furniture-making techniques with a study of boxes, chests and footstools and traces their evolution from the earliest times. Wooden, papyrus and alabaster boxes and chests w... .... Learn More
  6. Ancient Egyptian Furniture Volume I

    Ancient Egyptian Furniture Volume I: 4000 – 1300 BC [Hardback]

    Geoffrey Killen (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781785704819
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Egyptian Furniture
    Volume: 1
    This revised second edition examines the common forms of furniture used in ancient Egypt, so much of which has been preserved by the dry Egyptian climate and has long been admired for the quality of its design and construction. The story begins wi... .... Learn More
  7. Ancient Egyptian Furniture Volume III

    Ancient Egyptian Furniture Volume III [Hardback]

    Geoffrey Killen (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781785704895
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Egyptian Furniture
    Volume: 3
    In this third volume Dr Killen investigates how woodworking in ancient Egypt developed in the 19th and 20th dynasties. It establishes the range of wooden furniture manufactured during this period by surveying examples depicted in Ramesside Theban ... .... Learn More
  8. Old Kingdom, New Perspectives

    Old Kingdom, New Perspectives: Egyptian Art and Archaeology 2750-2150 BC [Hardback]

    Nigel Strudwick (Editor); Helen Strudwick (Editor)

    £60.00

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    ISBN: 9781842174302
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Recent research on all aspects of the Old Kingdom in Egypt is presented in this volume, ranging through the Pyramid Texts, tomb architecture, ceramics, scene choice and layout, field reports, cemetery layout, tomb and temple statuary. The contr... .... Learn More

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