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Resurrection of the Dead in Early Judaism, 200 BCE-CE 200

by C. D. Elledge

Resurrection of the dead represents one of the more enigmatic beliefs of Western religions to many modern readers. In this volume, C. D. Elledge offers an interpretation of some of the earliest literature within...

A History of Egypt from the Earliest Times to the Persian Conquest

by James Henry Breasted

James Henry Breasted (1865-1935) was an American archaeologist, Egyptologist, and historian. After completing his PhD at the University of Berlin in 1894, he joined the faculty of the University of Chicago.


Cremation and the Archaeology of Death

by Jessica Cerezo-Román, Anna Wessman & Howard Williams

The fiery transformation of the dead is replete in our popular culture and Western modernity's death ways, and yet it is increasingly evident how little this disposal method is understood by archaeologists and...

The Oxford Handbook of Prehistoric Figurines

by Timothy Insoll

Figurines dating from prehistory have been found across the world but have never before been considered globally. The Oxford Handbook of Prehistoric Figurines is the first book to offer a comparative survey...

The Oxford Handbook of Zooarchaeology

by Umberto Albarella, Mauro Rizzetto, Hannah Russ & Kim Vickers et al.

Animals have played a fundamental role in shaping human history, and the study of their remains from archaeological sites - zooarchaeology - has gradually been emerging as a powerful discipline and crucible...

The Creative Spark: How Imagination Made Humans Exceptional

by Agustín| Fuentes

A bold new synthesis of paleontology, archaeology, genetics, and anthropology that overturns misconceptions about race, war and peace, and human nature itself, answering an age-old question: What made humans...

Ark of Civilization

by Sally Crawford, Katharina Ulmschneider & Jas' Elsner

In the opening decades of the twentieth century, Germany was at the cutting edge of arts and humanities scholarship across Europe. However, when many of its key thinkers - leaders in their fields in classics,...

Origini - XXXVI

by Lorna Anguilano, Francesca Balossi Restelli, Baruch Brandl & Salvatore Chilardi et al.


Archaeozoology of the Near East

by Marjan Mashkour & Mark Beech

This two part volume brings together over 60 specialists to present 31 papers on the latest research into archaeozoology of the Near East. The papers are wide-ranging in terms of period and geographical coverage:...

Three Stones Make a Wall

by Eric H. Cline & Glynnis Fawkes

In 1922, Howard Carter peered into Tutankhamun's tomb for the first time, the only light coming from the candle in his outstretched hand. Urged to tell what he was seeing through the small opening he had cut...

Roman Artefacts and Society

by Ellen Swift

In this book, Ellen Swift uses design theory, previously neglected in Roman archaeology, to investigate Roman artefacts in a new way, making a significant contribution to both Roman social history, and our understanding...

Anthropology of Landscape

by Professor Christopher Tilley Professor of Anthropology & Archaeology, Ucl & Kate Cameron-Daum

An Anthropology of Landscape tells the fascinating story of a heathland landscape in south-west England and the way different individuals and groups engage with it. Based on a long-term anthropological study,...

The Curse of the Pharaohs' Tombs: Tales of the unexpected since the days of Tutankhamun

by Paul Harrison

The Curse of the Pharaoh's Tombs is the definitive book on Ancient Egyptian tomb curses, providing new information and data never before published whilst exploring the many incidents and deaths associated with...

Colonisation, Migration, and Marginal Areas: A Zooarchaeological Approach

by Mariana Mondini & Sebastián|Wickler, Stephen Munoz

Human migration tends to involve more than the odd suitcase or two - we often carry other organisms on our travels, some are deliberately transported, others move by accident. This volume of 12 papers offers...

A Medieval Manor House Rediscovered: Excavations at Longforth Farm, Wellington, Somerset by Simon Flaherty, Phil Andrews and Matt Leivers

by Simon Flaherty, Phil Andrews & Matt Leivers

Excavations in advance of housing development at Longforth Farm, Wellington revealed limited evidence for late prehistoric settlement, but the principal discovery was the remains of a previously unknown high...

An Archaeological Study of the Bayeux Tapestry: The Landscapes, Buildings and Places

by Trevor Rowley

An Archaeological Study of the Bayeux Tapestry provides a unique re-examination of this famous piece of work through the historical geography and archaeology of the tapestry. Trevor Rowley is the first author...

The Teabo Manuscript: Maya Christian Copybooks, Chilam Balams, and Native Text Production in Yucatán

by Mark Z. Christensen

Among the surviving documents from the colonial period in Mexico are rare Maya-authored manuscript compilations of Christian texts, translated and adapted into the Maya language and worldview, which were used...

The Book of the Crossbow (History of Archery Series)

by Ralph Payne-Gallwey

This vintage book contains a treatise on a variety of ancient projective weapons, with a special focus on Greek and Roman Catapults and Balistas. With fascinating historical information and complete descriptions...

The Archery (History of Archery Series)

by Louis William Maxson

This vintage book contains a detailed guide to archery, with information on the British Long-Bow, exercises that can improve archery skills, the history of archery, tools, proper use of a bow, and much more....

The Oxford Handbook of Archaeological Ceramic Analysis