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Paperback. In ancient Colombia, people did not use gold as currency or desire it for its economic value. Gold was revered instead for its symbolic association and transformative properties. This book features over 100 masterpieces fashioned exquisitely in gold and its alloy tumbaga, including small votive figures, decorative nose rings and earrings. Num Pages: 192 pages, 200 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KLSC; HBJK; HDD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 241 x 247 x 15. Weight in Grams: 926.
Publisher
British Museum Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780714125411
ISBN
9780714125411

€ 23.00
€ 20.05

Paperback. In 1066 William the Conqueror defeated the Anglo-Saxon army to become King of England. His victory heralded a significant transformation of English society and this is reflected in the architecture of the time. This title presents a detailed consideration of Norman churches in the Canterbury diocese. It is illustrated with over 100 images. Num Pages: 208 pages, Illustrations (some col.). BIC Classification: 1DBKESK; HDD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 246 x 173 x 14. Weight in Grams: 554.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
208
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752447766
ISBN
9780752447766

€ 23.43

Paperback. Roman towns and villas on the Bay of Naples are among the best known to the modern public, largely because some, including Pompeii and Herculaneum, were buried under ash, pumice and mud, when nearby Vesuvius erupted in AD 79, preserving them for our benefit. This book offers a description of the remains and how they were used in Roman times. Num Pages: 192 pages, Illustrations (some col.). BIC Classification: 1QDAR; HDDK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 159 x 12. Weight in Grams: 462.
Publisher
Tempus Publishing Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
New ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752448404
ISBN
9780752448404

€ 21.40

Paperback. Who are the Europeans? Where did they come from? This book brings together the evidence and combines it with archaeology and linguistics to produce a new history of Europe. Num Pages: 312 pages, 116 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1D; HBJD; HDD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 131 x 25. Weight in Grams: 492.
Publisher
Thames & Hudson
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780500292075
ISBN
9780500292075

€ 16.99
€ 13.95

Paperback. A unique study of the engineering and tools used to create Egyptian monuments Num Pages: 400 pages, Includes 16-page color insert and 280 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; HDDG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 227 x 153 x 24. Weight in Grams: 650. Advanced Engineering in the Temples of the Pharaohs. 400 pages, 16pp col ills and 280 b&w ills. Using modern digital photography, computer-aided design software, and metrology instruments, engineer Christopher Dunn reveals that highly refined tools, techniques, and even mega-machines must have been used in ancient Egypt. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1QDAE; HDDG. Dimension: 227 x 153 x 24. Weight: 644.
Publisher
Bear & Company
Number of pages
400
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
0th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781591431022
ISBN
9781591431022

€ 27.99
€ 18.65

Hardcover. Num Pages: 592 pages, 531 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: ACG; AGC; HDDG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 289 x 253 x 48. Weight in Grams: 3342.
Publisher
Skira
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
01st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9788857230153
ISBN
9788857230153

€ 63.28
€ 52.54

Hardcover. Num Pages: 392 pages, 108 colour photos, 27 b/w photos & 72 drawings. BIC Classification: HDDG; HRKP1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 222 x 331 x 27. Weight in Grams: 1714.
Publisher
Adventures Unlimited Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781939149626
ISBN
9781939149626

€ 38.99
€ 30.73

Paperback. This is the first survey of religious beliefs in the British Isles from the Old Stone Age to the coming of Christianity, one of the least familiar periods in Britaina s history. Ronald Hutton draws upon a wealth of new data, much of it archaeological, that has transformed interpretation over the past decade. Num Pages: 424 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DB; HBJD1; HBLA; HBLC; HDDA; HRKP; HRQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 23. Weight in Grams: 584.
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
424
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1993
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780631189466
ISBN
9780631189466

€ 42.99
€ 42.82

Hardcover. A definitive work which brings together, for the first time, decades of archaeological research into the Small Isles, presented for a general audience. Provides a tour of both the past and the present for visitors and walkers who would like to know more about the history of these islands. Num Pages: 190 pages, 150. BIC Classification: 1DBKSH; HBJD1; HDD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 257 x 210. .
Publisher
Historic Environment Scotland
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781902419923
ISBN
9781902419923

€ 32.99
€ 28.14

Hardcover. The Book of the Dead of Sobekmose, in the collection of the Brooklyn Museum, New York, is one of the most important surviving examples of the ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead genre. This title offers an English translation of a single, extensive, major text that can speak to us from beginning to end in the order in which it was composed. Num Pages: 216 pages, 61 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; HDDG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 253 x 29. Weight in Grams: 936.
Publisher
Thames & Hudson
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780500051887
ISBN
9780500051887

€ 32.99
€ 23.87

Hardcover. Velleius Paterculus' short work is the earliest surviving attempt on the part of a post-Augustan historian to survey the history of the res publica from its origins to his own times. In a period from which no other contemporary historical narrative survives in more than meagre fragments, Velleius' work is uniquely important. Editor(s): Cowan, Eleanor. Num Pages: 308 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; HDDK. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 239 x 164 x 24. Weight in Grams: 824.
Publisher
Classical Press of Wales United Kingdom
Number of pages
308
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9781905125456
ISBN
9781905125456

€ 75.67

Paperback. The earliest part of the Bible is recognized as the foundation-stone of three great religions, yet, archeologists and historians have failed to find any evidence to confirm the events. This book talks about the movement to discover the archaeological evidence for events described in the Old Testament, which we have come to think of as myths. Num Pages: 528 pages, Illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: HDDH; HRCG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 180 x 112 x 32. Weight in Grams: 292.
Publisher
Cornerstone United Kingdom
Number of pages
528
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099415664
ISBN
9780099415664

€ 14.99
€ 11.60

Paperback. Tells the story of how Scottish twin sisters made one of the most important manuscript finds of the nineteenth century - an early copy of the gospels which lay hidden in the Sinai desert. Num Pages: 352 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FBX; 3JH; HBJF1; HBLL; HDDH; HRCG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 27. Weight in Grams: 326.
Publisher
Vintage
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099546542
ISBN
9780099546542

€ 14.99
€ 11.60

Hardcover. The only book to cover all tombs belonging to Pharaohs of Egypt Num Pages: 240 pages, Over 200 photographs, plus 200 plans and maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; HBJH; HBLA; HDDG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 168 x 243 x 29. Weight in Grams: 898.
Publisher
Pen & Sword Books Ltd
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781473821590
ISBN
9781473821590

€ 32.99
€ 23.91

Paperback. Deep in the Jordanian desert lies the hidden rose red city of Petra, carved directly out of the solid rock that rises in sharp ridges above the sands. Recent excavations provide new information about this mysterious, beautiful and dramatic site. Series: New Horizons S. Num Pages: 128 pages, 125 illustrations, 113 in colour. BIC Classification: 1FBJ; AM; HDD; WT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 175 x 126 x 7. Weight in Grams: 208.
Publisher
Thames & Hudson Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Edition
01st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780500300992
ISBN
9780500300992

€ 10.99
€ 9.75

Paperback. The purpose the hillforts served is examined in this book. It also describes how the defences were constructed, the design of the entrances, and the buildings that were erected inside.' Series: Shire Archaeology. Num Pages: 64 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; HBJD1; HBLA; HDD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 206 x 146 x 7. Weight in Grams: 168.
Publisher
Shire Publications Ltd
Number of pages
64
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1992
Edition
2nd Revised edition
Condition
New
SKU
KEX0228157
ISBN
9780747801801

€ 8.99
€ 8.37

Paperback. In this 1912 two-volume work, Hungarian-born archaeologist Marc Aurel Stein describes his second expedition to the deserts of Chinese Turkestan. Series: Cambridge Library Collection - Archaeology. Num Pages: 796 pages, 102 b/w illus. 3 colour illus. 1 map. BIC Classification: HDD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 45. Weight in Grams: 115.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
Reissue
Condition
New
SKU
V9781108077521
ISBN
9781108077521

€ 64.55

Paperback. A five-hundred-year-old legend. An ancient curse. A medical mystery. A journey into the unknown heart of the world's densest jungle and a stunning archaeological discovery. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: 1KLCH; HDD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. .
Publisher
Head of Zeus
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781786695079
ISBN
9781786695079

€ 9.99
€ 9.82

Paperback. Vikings began raiding islands and monasteries on the Atlantic fringes of Europe in the 790s. The Irish Sea rapidly became one of their most productive hunting-grounds. Viking paganism, demonstrated by spectacular burials, was gradually eclipsed by Christianity. This book looks afresh at the story of this supremely opportunistic people. Num Pages: 192 pages, Illustrations (some col.), maps. BIC Classification: 1DBKEN; 1DBR; 1QSE; HDDM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 172 x 12. Weight in Grams: 470.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752436463
ISBN
9780752436463

€ 23.99
€ 18.09

Hardcover. This collection of essays reflects Anthony Snodgrass's wide-ranging research interests: Greek prehistory, the Greek Iron Age and Archaic era, Greek texts and Archaeology, Classical Art History, societies on the fringes of the Greek and Roman world, and Regional Field Survey. Editor(s): Bintliff, John; Rutter, Keith. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 1QDAR; HDDK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 253 x 179 x 28. Weight in Grams: 1064.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781474417099
ISBN
9781474417099

€ 106.86

Paperback. Beginning with the Neolithic period, pre-3000 BCE, and ending at the close of the Bronze Age and the transition to the Iron Age of Hellenic Greece (c1000 BCE), this text is an introduction to the visual arts and architecture of the era. The historical and social context of the art is discussed. Series: Oxford History of Art. Num Pages: 272 pages, numerous colour plates, halftones, and line illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; ACG; AM; HDDK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 237 x 169 x 16. Weight in Grams: 618.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
252
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780192842084
ISBN
9780192842084

€ 23.00
€ 19.75

Hardcover. Presents a fresh approach to reading ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs, this introduction assumes no previous knowledge of grammar or ancient languages, but guides readers through the inscriptions, from simple to more complex, supported by full explanations and translations. It explains the mysteries of hieroglyphs without jargon or technical terms. Num Pages: 160 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: HDDG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 194 x 253 x 21. Weight in Grams: 742.
Publisher
Thames & Hudson
Number of pages
160
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Edition
01st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780500051726
ISBN
9780500051726

€ 16.99
€ 13.91

Paperback. Newgrange is an archaeological site in Ireland. Every year around 250,000 people come to the see this Neolithic passage tomb. This book is designed for the general reader with an interest in Irish prehistory. It explains the results of decades of excavation and analysis. Num Pages: 132 pages, Illustrations (some col.), maps,. BIC Classification: 1DBR; HDDA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 238 x 94 x 10. Weight in Grams: 406.
Publisher
Cork University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9781859184318
ISBN
9781859184318

€ 21.99
€ 17.71

Hardcover. Landscapes across Europe were transformed, both physically and conceptually, during the early medieval period (c AD 400-1200), and these changes were bound up with the conversion to Christianity and the development of ecclesiastical power structures. This is the first book to adopt a comparative landscape approach to this crucial subject. Editor(s): O Carragain, Tomas; Turner, Sam. Num Pages: 640 pages, 50 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1D; 3F; 3H; HBJD; HBLC; HDDM; HRAX. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 209 x 259 x 50. Weight in Grams: 2106.
Publisher
Cork University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781782052005
ISBN
9781782052005

€ 39.00
€ 31.26