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Anglo-Saxon Studies in Archaeology and History 15

by Sally Crawford & Helena Hamerow

Anglo-Saxon Studies in Archaeology and History is an annual series concerned with the archaeology and history of England and its neighbours during the Anglo-Saxon period. ASSAH offers researchers an opportunity...


Excavations by K. M. Kenyon in Jerusalem 1961-1967: Volume V Discoveries in Hellenistic to Ottoman Jerusalem Centenary volume: Kathleen M. Kenyon 1906

by K. Prag

The fifth volume in the series of final reports on the work of the Joint Expedition to Jerusalem in the 1960s describes the discoveries made in six sites in the ancient city and places them in the archaeological...


Anglo-Saxon Studies in Archaeology and History 14: Early Medieval Mortuary Practices

by Sarah Semple & Howard Williams

Volume 14 of the Anglo-Saxon Studies in Archaeology and History series is dedicated to the archaeology of early medieval death, burial and commemoration. Incorporating studies focusing upon Anglo-Saxon England...


Nicopolis ad Istrum III: A late Roman and early Byzantine City: the Finds and the biological Remains

by Andrew Poulter

This, the third and final monograph, completes the description of the excavations carried out by the British team, part of the Anglo-Bulgarian archaeological programme on the site of Nicopolis ad Istrum in northern...


Cult in Context: Reconsidering Ritual in Archaeology

by Caroline Malone & David Barrowclough

Gods, deities, symbolism, deposition, cosmology and intentionality are all features of the study of early ritual and cult. Archaeology has great difficulties in providing satisfactory interpretation or recognition...


Dungeness and Romney Marsh: Barrier Dynamics and Marshland Evolution

by Antony Long, Martyn Waller & Andrew J. Plater

The Romney Marsh / Dungeness Foreland depositional complex comprises an extensive tract of marshland and associated sand and gravel barrier deposits, located in the eastern English Channel. This monograph presents...


Farmers, Monks and Aristocrats: The environmental archaeology of Anglo-Saxon Flixborough

by K. M. Dobney, D. Jaques & James Barrett

The environmental archaeological evidence from the site of Flixborough (in particular the animal bone assemblage) provides a series of unique insights into Anglo-Saxon life in England during the 8th to 10th...


Living Well Together? Settlement and Materiality in the Neolithic of South-East and Central Europe

by Alasdair Whittle, Daniela Hofmann & Douglass W. Bailey

Living Well Together investigates the development of the Neolithic in southeast and central Europe from 6500-3500 cal BC with special reference to the manifestations of settling down. A collection of reports...


Escaping the Labyrinth: The Cretan Neolithic in Context

by Valasia Isaakidou & P. Tomkins

Beneath the Bronze Age 'Palace of Minos', Neolithic Knossos is one of the earliest known farming settlements in Europe and perhaps the longest-lived. For 3000 years, Neolithic Knossos was also perhaps one of...


Anatolian Interfaces: Hittites, Greeks and their Neighbours

by Billie Jean Collins, Mary R. Bachvarova & Ian Rutherford

The papers in this collection are the product of the conference "Hittites, Greeks and Their Neighbors in Ancient Anatolia: An International Conference on Cross-Cultural Interaction," hosted by Emory University...


Neolithic Archaeology in the Intertidal Zone

by E. J. Sidell & F. Haughey

This volume is based upon a conference which took place in 1999, reflecting the developing interest in intertidal archaeology and concentrating on the Neolithic period, as well as elements of associated Mesolithic...


Environmental Archaeology in Ireland

by Eileen M. Murphy & Nicki J. Whitehouse

This edited volume of 16 papers provides an introduction to the techniques and methodologies, approaches and potential of environmental archaeology within Ireland. Each of the 16 invited contributions focuses...


Medieval Adaptation, Settlement and Economy of a Coastal Wetland: The Evidence from Around Lydd, Romney Marsh, Kent

by Luke Barber & Greg Priestley-Bell

Romney Marsh is the largest coastal lowland on the south coast of England. Since 1991 excavations in advance of gravel extraction around Lydd on Romney Marsh, have uncovered large areas of medieval landscape,...


Archaeology Meets Science: Biomolecular Investigations in Bronze Age Greece

by Holley Martlew, Martin Jones & Yannis Tzedakis

The 'Archaeology meets Science' project is currently transforming our understanding of the Minoan and Mycenaean civilisations, through the in-depth application of state of the art scientific analyses to ceramic...


Finds from the Well at St Paul-in-the-Bail, Lincoln

by Jenny Mann & Jenny E. Mann

This report examines the finds from the 17th-century backfill of a well in the churchyard of St. Paul-in-the-Bail. Dug possibly as early as the 1st century, the well lay within the east range of the later forum...


Food for the Gods: New Light on the Ancient Incense Trade

by D. P. S. Peacock, A. C. S. Peacock & David Williams

The story of incense is one of the most intriguing in both eastern and western culture. From the first millennium BC to the present day it has been sought after and valued on a par with precious metals or gems....


First Aid for the Excavation of Archaeological Textiles

by C. Gillis & Marie-Louise Nosch

This small booklet is an important conservation guide. It deals with the special care required in order to deal with these delicate fabrics during their excavation and recording. It is included as an appendix...


Ancient Textiles: Production, Crafts and Society

by Marie-Louise Nosch & C. Gillis

An understanding of textiles and the role they played in the past is important for anyone interested in past societies. Textiles served and in fact still do as both functional and symbolic items. The evidence...


Plants, People and Places: Recent Studies in Phytolithic Analysis

by Marco Madella

Phytoliths - rigid microscopic bodies that occur in most plant species - have gone a long way since that day when Darwin became curious about a fine powder deposited on the instruments of the HMS Beagle. This...


Landscapes, Documents and Maps: Villages in Northern England and Beyond, AD 900-1250

by Brian K. Roberts

The last half century has seen many studies of the origin of the English village. As a cross-disciplinary enquiry this book integrates materials from geography, history, economic history, archaeology, place-name...