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Christian Egypt


Coptic Art and Monuments Through Two Millennia

Massimo Capuani


Cairo University Press 2002
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Mallowan's Memoirs


Agatha and the Archaeologist

Max Mallowan


HarperCollins 2001
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Chalkland


An Archaeology of Stonehenge and its Region

Andrew J Lawson


Hobnob 2007
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Stonehenge is Britain's most famous prehistoric monument, but it does not stand alone; its mighty megaliths form part of a wider context that includesStonehenge is Britain's most famous prehistoric monument, but it does not stand alone; its mighty megaliths form part of a wider context that includes Avebury, West Kennet, Danebury and Silbury Hill. Based on hands-on archaeological experience, this authoritative volume surveys the many ancient sites of the Wessex downs. Extensively illustrated with photographs and plans, it also presents a chronological account of the development of the landscape and its human inhabitants from the Palaeolithic to the Iron Age....more
 

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English Heritage


Director's Choice

Simon Thurley


Scala 2012
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Roman Britain Through its Objects



Iain Ferris


Amberley 2012
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Archaeologists' 'small finds' - objects in materials including metal, glass, baked clay, bone or wood - can illuminate many aspects of Roman life. ConArchaeologists' 'small finds' - objects in materials including metal, glass, baked clay, bone or wood - can illuminate many aspects of Roman life. Concentrating on finds from Roman Britain, this book explores how objects such as votive models, figurines and anatomical ex votos were used, the ideas encapsulated in them and certain artistic images from the province. Reconstructing the 'world of goods', Ferris discusses the sophisticated culture of consumption that such objects represent. ...more
 

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The Eternal Army


The Terracotta Soldiers of the First Emperor

Roberto Ciarla; Photo. Araldo de Luca

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WhiteStar 2011
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Despite the discovery of his terracotta soldiers and imperial complex, Qin Shi Huangdi, the First Emperor, has remained enigmatic. In 221 BCE he unifiDespite the discovery of his terracotta soldiers and imperial complex, Qin Shi Huangdi, the First Emperor, has remained enigmatic. In 221 BCE he unified the 'Warring States' and created China; but was he a cruel tyrant or one of the most capable rulers in history? And what was the purpose of his buried army? With outstanding photography by Araldo de Luca, this study presents the findings of archaeologists and historians who have tried to fathom the mysteries of Qin Shi Huangdi and the 'Eternal Army'....more
 

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Interpretative Archaeology



Christopher Tilley

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Berg 1993
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Dressing the Dead in Classical Antiquity



Maureen Caroll; John Peter Wild

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Amberley 2012
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'Naked we come into the world, but we are extraordinarily unlucky if naked we leave it': a human reaction is to cover the dead with textiles. This vol'Naked we come into the world, but we are extraordinarily unlucky if naked we leave it': a human reaction is to cover the dead with textiles. This volume presents the results of ground-breaking research into clothing and textiles in the context of death and burial between the fifth century BCE and the fifth century CE. The ten essays draw on sources including archaeological evidence and funerary portraits to discuss clothing in Roman, Classical and Hellenistic Greek and Egyptian burials. ...more
 

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Late Bronze Palestinian Pendants


Innovation in a Cosmopolitan Age

Patrick E McGovern


JSOT Press 1985
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Crossing Paths or Sharing Tracks?: Future Directions


In the Archaeological Study of Post-1550 Britain & Ireland

Audrey Horning; Marilyn Palmer

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Boydell 2009
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Excavations on St Patricks Isle, Peel, Isle of Man 1982-88



Margaret Gelling

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Liverpool University Press 2002
 
 

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Excavations in Castletown, Isle of Man: 1989-92



Peter Davey; DF Freke; DA Higgins

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Liverpool University Press 1996
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Ancient Bodies; Ancient Lives


Sex, Gender, and Archaeology

Rosemary A Joyce


Thames & Hudson 2008
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Our modern view of sex as a natural duality, in which males and females are fundamentally different, does not reflect how humans in other times and plOur modern view of sex as a natural duality, in which males and females are fundamentally different, does not reflect how humans in other times and places have thought about such categories. Combining the evidence of archaeology with contemporary studies of material culture and identity, Rosemary Joyce has produced a groundbreaking work which explains both what we can learn about the lives of men and women in the past and why their stories are still important today. ...more
 

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The Holy Land


Archaeological Guide to Israel, Sinai and Jordan

Fabio Bourbon; Enrico Lavagno


White Star 2009
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Jews, Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, Crusaders and Ottomans have all left their mark on the Holy Land. As a result, this relatively small area hasJews, Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, Crusaders and Ottomans have all left their mark on the Holy Land. As a result, this relatively small area has an incomparable legacy of archaeological monuments. Illustrated with colour photographs and clear, comprehensible maps and plans, this guide to the region's heritage is arranged by area, providing detailed historical information on each site, from the rock-cut temples at Petra and the awe-inspiring castle of Belvoir to the holy places of Jerusalem itself. ...more
 

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The Egypt Exploration Society


The Early Years

Patricia Spencer

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Sixteenth Occassional 2007
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Founded in 1882, the Egypt Exploration Fund (now Society) promoted many early archaeological investigations of that country's Pharaonic sites. This coFounded in 1882, the Egypt Exploration Fund (now Society) promoted many early archaeological investigations of that country's Pharaonic sites. This commemorative volume charts the excavations of Flinders Petrie and other pioneers. Illustrated with 200 archival images, including watercolours by Howard Carter and other archaeologists, it recreates the working conditions on these digs, describes the state of the sites at the dawn of modern archaeology, and sets their discoveries in archaeological and cultural context. Felt-tip mark on lower trimmed edge. ...more
 

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