Art & Architecture

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  1. Art in the Eurasian Iron Age

    Art in the Eurasian Iron Age: Context, Connections and Scale [Hardback]

    Courtney Nimura (Editor); Helen Chittock (Editor); Peter Hommel (Editor); Chris Gosden (Editor)

    £48.00

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    ISBN: 9781789253948
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Since early discoveries of so-called Celtic Art during the 19th century, archaeologists have mused on the origins of this major art tradition, which emerged in Europe around 500 BC. Classical influence has often been cited as the main impetus for ... .... Learn More
  2. The Cosmatesque Mosaics of Westminster Abbey

    The Cosmatesque Mosaics of Westminster Abbey: The Pavements and Royal Tombs: History, Archaeology, Architecture and Conservation [Hardback]

    Warwick Rodwell (Author); David S. Neal (Author)

    £65.00

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    ISBN: 9781789252347
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Westminster Abbey contains the only surviving medieval Cosmatesque mosaics outside Italy. They comprise: the ‘Great Pavement’ in the sanctuary; the pavement around the shrine of Edward the Confessor; the saint’s tomb and shrine; Henry III’s tomb; ... .... Learn More
  3. Personal Ornaments in Prehistory

    Personal Ornaments in Prehistory: An Exploration of Body Augmentation from the Palaeolithic to the Early Bronze Age [Paperback]

    Emma L. Baysal (Author)

    £38.00

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    ISBN: 9781789252866
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Beads, bracelets, necklaces, pendants and many other ornaments are familiar objects that play a fundamental role in personal expression and communication. This book considers how and why the human relationship with ornaments developed and continue... .... Learn More
  4. Twelfth-Century Sculptural Finds at Canterbury Cathedral and the Cult of Thomas Becket

    Twelfth-Century Sculptural Finds at Canterbury Cathedral and the Cult of Thomas Becket [Hardback]

    Carolyn Marino Malone (Author)

    £55.00

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    ISBN: 9781789252309
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    This study reconstructs twelfth-century sculptural and architectural finds, found during the restoration of the Perpendicular Great Cloister of Christ Church, Canterbury, as architectural screens constructed around 1173. It proposes that the scree... .... Learn More
  5. The Ancient Art of Transformation

    The Ancient Art of Transformation: Case Studies from Mediterranean Contexts [Paperback]

    Renee M. Gondek (Editor); Carrie L. Sulosky Weaver (Editor)

    £38.00

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    ISBN: 9781789251043
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The Ancient Art of Transformation: Case Studies from Mediterranean Contexts examines instances of human transformation in the ancient and early Christian Mediterranean world by exploring the ways in which art impacts, aids, or provides evidence fo... .... Learn More
  6. Big Men or Chiefs?

    Big Men or Chiefs?: Rondel Builders of Neolithic Europe [Hardback]

    Jaroslav Řídký (Author); Petr Květina (Author); Petr Limburský (Author); Markéta Končelová (Author); Pavel Burgert (Author); Radka Šumberová (Author)

    £38.00

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    ISBN: 9781789250268
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    If there is a feature of the Central European Neolithic period that deserves increased attention of researchers and all those with interest in prehistory, it is circular architecture of the dimensions of many tens of metres, from which only negati... .... Learn More
  7. House of the Surgeon, Pompeii

    House of the Surgeon, Pompeii: Excavations in the Casa del Chirurgo (VI 1, 9-10.23) [Hardback]

    Michael Anderson (Editor); Damian Robinson (Editor)

    £70.00

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    ISBN: 9781785707285
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The House of the Surgeon represents the first major publication of an important series of excavations undertaken by the Anglo-American Project in Pompeii (1994-2006) at the ancient city of Pompeii in a city block known as Insula VI 1. This is one ... .... Learn More
  8. Buildings of Medieval Europe

    Buildings of Medieval Europe: Studies in Social and Landscape Contexts of Medieval Buildings [Paperback]

    Duncan Berryman (Editor); Sarah Kerr (Editor)

    £38.00

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    ISBN: 9781785709715
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    This volume brings together an interesting range of papers discussing medieval buildings across Europe. They provide interesting insights to life in the medieval world in several understudied areas of Europe. The papers range from Croatia and Tran... .... Learn More
  9. The Houses of Hereford 1200-1700

    The Houses of Hereford 1200-1700 [Hardback]

    Nigel Baker (Author); Pat Hughes (Author); Richard K. Morriss (Author)

    £25.00

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    ISBN: 9781785708169
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The cathedral city of Hereford is one of the best-kept historical secrets of the Welsh Marches. Although its Anglo-Saxon development is well known from a series of classic excavations in the 1960s and ’70s, what is less widely known is that the ci... .... Learn More
  10. The Sanctuary of Athena at Sounion

    The Sanctuary of Athena at Sounion [Hardback]

    Barbara A. Barletta (Author)

    £65.00

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    ISBN: 9780876619674
    Published by : American School of Classical Studies at Athens
    Series: Ancient Art and Architecture in Context
    Volume: 4
    The Temple of Athena at Sounion has long been recognized as one of the most unusual buildings in the architectural history of Greece. Its plan, with columns uniquely on the front and only one side, is unparalleled in the Greek world. Excavations o... .... Learn More

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