Working Donkeys in 4th-3rd Millennium BC Mesopotamia Insights from Modern Development Studies
Placing Animals in the Neolithic Social Zooarchaeology of Prehistoric Farming Communities
Ceramics of the Merv Oasis Recycling the City
Issues in Environmental Archaeology
The Origin of Early Israel-Current Debate Biblical, Historical and Archaeological Perspectives
By Jill Goulder
December 03, 2019
Working Donkeys in 4th-3rd Millennium BC Mesopotamia: Insights from Modern Development Studies is a reassessment of the role and impact of working-animal adoption in antiquity, focusing on 4th-3rd millennium BC Mesopotamia but applicable to other periods and regions. This book is driven by a novel...
By Margaret M Roxan, J.C. Mann
January 01, 1983
This book is a study of the settlement of legionary veterans during the principate, and discovers why legionary veterans were settled in colonies, when such settlements ceased to be made, and where the men preferred to settle when the choice was left to them....
By Arkadiusz Marciniak
February 15, 2007
This book presents a new perspective on the social milieu of the Early and Middle Neolithic in Central Europe as viewed through relations between humans and animals, food acquisition and consumption, as well as refuse disposal practices. Based on animal bone assemblages from a wide range of sites ...
By Tim Denham
June 26, 2018
In this book, historical narratives chart how people created forms of agriculture in the highlands of New Guinea and how these practices were transformed through time. The intention is twofold: to clearly establish New Guinea as a region of early agricultural development and plant ...
By Janet Picton, Stephen Quirke, Paul C Roberts
January 03, 2018
The haunting funerary paintings on wood coffins found in Roman Egypt still represent some of the most vivid images that come to us from the ancient world. These paintings were first discovered by Flinders Petrie, father of modern archaeology, in his excavations in the Egyptian Fayum during the ...
By Sue Colledge, James Conolly
December 18, 2017
In this major new volume, leading scholars demonstrate the importance of archaeobotanical evidence in the understanding of the spread of agriculture in southwest Asia and Europe. Whereas previous overviews have focused either on Europe or on southwest Asia, this volume considers the transition from...
By Gabriele Puschnigg
December 15, 2006
Our knowledge of many groups or periods has benefited from systematic ceramic analysis, however as yet the Sasanian Empire of ancient Persia (224-651 AD) has not be subjected to the same examination. Merv, an expansive ancient city located in an oasis in the Central Asian steppes, was for millennia...
By Nicholas Balaam, James Rackam
January 15, 2009
Collection of original research articles by European scholars assessing the state of environmental archaeology and its relationship to the field; along with discussions on how to present environmental issues in prehistory to the public....
By Tony Waldron
May 20, 2008
How do we identify and measure human disease in the past? In the absence of soft tissue, paleoepidemiologists have developed ingenious ways of assessing illness and mortality in archaeological populations. In this volume, the key methods of epidemiology are outlined for non-specialists, showing the...
By D.F. Clark, Margaret M Roxan, J.J. Wilkes
January 01, 1993
A collection of original research articles relating to Roman historical and epigraphic studies presented in honor of Professor John Mann. Supported by the Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies....
By Shmuel Ahituv, Eliezar Oren
January 15, 2009
The origin of Israel, their settlement in the land of Canaan and transformation into an organized kingdom is one of the most stimulating and controversial chapters in the history of ancient Israel. In this volume, three of the researchers who have presented key models regarding this era—Finkelstein...
By A.J. Ammerman
January 15, 2009
Report of a key survey of archaeological sites in the southern toe of Italy to discover Neolithic sites and documenting prehistoric trade in obsidian....