Roman Coins from India
The Tombs of the Middle Bronze Age II Period From the ‘500’ Cemetery at Tell Fara (South)
Ceramics Before Farming The Dispersal of Pottery Among Prehistoric Eurasian Hunter-Gatherers
Petrie's Ptolemaic and Roman Memphis
By Paula J Turner
January 01, 1989
This book is a detailed collation of the recorded finds of Roman coins on Indian soil, divided into Republican, Julio-Claudian and post-Julio-Claudian coins. It also includes chapters on the historical significance of the scarcity of Roman finds, the absence of base metal issues in the early empire...
By Hans-Gert Bachmann
January 01, 1982
This is a guide to the field identification and laboratory analysis of metallic slags found in archaeological sites....
By D Price Williams
January 01, 1977
Analysis of the finds from an important Middle Bronze Age cemetery in southern Israel excavated in 1928/1929 by Flinders Petrie....
By Susanna Harris, Laurence Douny
September 01, 2014
This innovative volume challenges contemporary views on material culture by exploring the relationship between wrapping materials and practices and the objects, bodies, and places that define them. Using examples as diverse as baby swaddling, Egyptian mummies, Celtic tombs, lace underwear, textile ...
By Peter Jordan, Marek Zvelebil
October 15, 2011
A long-overdue advancement in ceramic studies, this volume sheds new light on the adoption and dispersal of pottery by non-agricultural societies of prehistoric Eurasia. Major contributions from Western Europe, Eastern Europe and Asia make this a truly international work that brings together ...
By Russell McDougall, Iain Davidson
April 30, 2009
No family better represents the overlapping roles of administrator and scientist in the British empire than the Roths. Descended from a Hungarian emigrant to Australia, two generations of Roths served the empire on four continents and, at the same time, produced ethnographic, archaeological, and ...
By Joost Fontein
February 17, 2006
This book examines the politics of landscape and heritage by focusing on the example of Great Zimbabwe National Monument in southern Zimbabwe. The controversy that surrounded the site in the early part of the 20th century, between colonial antiquarians and professional archaeologists, is well ...
By Sally-Ann Ashton
January 01, 2009
Memphis was one of the great melting pots of Mediterranean and African culture during the reigns of the heirs of Alexander and under the Roman Empire, a vibrant and complex community well after the end of the age of its ancient Pharaonic founders. For too long, its importance during this critical ...