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The Identification of Slags from Archaeological Sites

The Identification of Slags from Archaeological Sites

1st Edition

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....

The Origins and Spread of Domestic Animals in Southwest Asia and Europe

The Origins and Spread of Domestic Animals in Southwest Asia and Europe

1st Edition

Edited By Sue Colledge, James Conolly, Keith Dobney, Katie Manning, Stephen Shennan
July 15, 2013

This volume tackles the fundamental and broad-scale questions concerning the spread of early animal herding from its origins in the Near East into Europe beginning in the mid-10th millennium BC. Original work by more than 30 leading international researchers synthesizes of our current knowledge ...

The Tombs of the Middle Bronze Age II Period From the ‘500’ Cemetery at Tell Fara (South)

The Tombs of the Middle Bronze Age II Period From the ‘500’ Cemetery at Tell Fara (South)

1st Edition

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....

Wrapping and Unwrapping Material Culture Archaeological and Anthropological Perspectives

Wrapping and Unwrapping Material Culture: Archaeological and Anthropological Perspectives

1st Edition

Edited 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 ...

Ceramics Before Farming The Dispersal of Pottery Among Prehistoric Eurasian Hunter-Gatherers

Ceramics Before Farming: The Dispersal of Pottery Among Prehistoric Eurasian Hunter-Gatherers

1st Edition

Edited 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 ...

The Roth Family, Anthropology, and Colonial Administration

The Roth Family, Anthropology, and Colonial Administration

1st Edition

Edited 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 ...

The Silence of Great Zimbabwe Contested Landscapes and the Power of Heritage

The Silence of Great Zimbabwe: Contested Landscapes and the Power of Heritage

1st Edition

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 ...

Petrie's Ptolemaic and Roman Memphis

Petrie's Ptolemaic and Roman Memphis

1st Edition

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 ...

Trees and Woodlands of South India Archaeological Perspectives

Trees and Woodlands of South India: Archaeological Perspectives

1st Edition

By Eleni Asouti, Dorian Q Fuller
July 15, 2008

This volume introduces the ecological history of woodland vegetation in South India. It incorporates a critical overview of the theories of ecological on the subcontinent while detailing the history of long-term changes in the tree and shrub vegetation of the Indian peninsula that have resulted ...

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