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Paperback. As we approach the centenary of Sir Arthur Evans' rediscovery of the Minoans, the author questions whether the work of subsequent archaeologists in Crete support the defined cultural traits that make the Minoan personality. This book examines recent research and offers a new vision of Minoan Crete. Num Pages: 236 pages, 1. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; HBG; HBLA; HDDK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 232 x 156 x 18. Weight in Grams: 372.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1992
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415088336
ISBN
9780415088336

€ 45.81

Paperback. In this comprehensive account of the culture and history of Central Asia, Edgar Knobloch describes the main centres of our human civilization. He spices the text with quotations from the works of contemporary travellers, while providing an expert's commentary on the archaeological, architectural and decorative features of the sites he describes. Num Pages: 232 pages, Illustrations (some col.), maps. BIC Classification: 1FC; HBJF; HDD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 246 x 173 x 16. Weight in Grams: 634.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
232
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752471174
ISBN
9780752471174

€ 28.19

Paperback. This student-friendly introduction to the archaeology of ancient Egypt guides readers from the Paleolithic to the Greco-Roman periods, and has now been updated to include recent discoveries and new illustrations. Num Pages: 480 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; HDDG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 248 x 165 x 21. Weight in Grams: 1018.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780470673362
ISBN
9780470673362

€ 56.20

Paperback. Take a cast of archaeologists and historians who inhabit different worlds. Add a medieval king who died in battle, and was revived by Shakespeare as the ultimate anti-hero. Throw in a forensic quest with almost unbelievable twists, and a theatrical modern burial with no parallel, and you have the material for an irresistible story for our times. Num Pages: 248 pages, 41 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 3H; HBJD1; HBLC; HDDM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 131 x 45. Weight in Grams: 394.
Publisher
Thames & Hudson
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
Revised and Expanded
Condition
New
SKU
V9780500292020
ISBN
9780500292020

€ 14.99
€ 12.17

Paperback. Description and discussion of over two thousand brooches, rings, buckles, pendants, buttons, purses and other accessories found in archaeological digs in London, and dating from the period 1150-1450. Series: Medieval Finds from Excavations in London. Num Pages: 438 pages, 281, 12 colour, 62 black and white, 207 line drawing. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; HDD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 246 x 190 x 29. Weight in Grams: 1248. Series: Medieval Finds from Excavations in London. 438 pages, 281, 12 colour, 62 black and white, 207 line drawing. Description and discussion of over two thousand brooches, rings, buckles, pendants, buttons, purses and other accessories found in archaeological digs in London, and dating from the period 1150-1450. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; HDD. Dimension: 246 x 190 x 29. Weight: 1240.
Publisher
Boydell Press
Number of pages
438
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843833512
ISBN
9781843833512

€ 25.99
€ 22.97

Paperback. Aimed at professional archaeologists and the interested public, this book provides an introduction to the ancient peoples of the Great Basin and northern Colorado Plateau. It also provides a background about the region, as well as a deeper understanding of the people who inhabited it. Num Pages: 383 pages, 40 illustrations and 16 b&w plates. BIC Classification: HDDA. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 22. Weight in Grams: 531.
Publisher
Routledge
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781598742961
ISBN
9781598742961

€ 42.16

Paperback. UnRoman Britain Num Pages: 256 pages, Illustrations (chiefly col.), maps. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 1QDAR; 3D; HDDK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 173 x 17. Weight in Grams: 746.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752462851
ISBN
9780752462851

€ 19.30

Paperback. The gods and goddesses of ancient Egypt, worshipped for over half of recorded history, are among the most fascinating and complex of any civilization. This is a guide to the deities that lay at the heart of Egyptian religion and society. It examines the evolution, worship and eventual decline of the numerous gods and goddesses. Num Pages: 256 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: HDDG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 256 x 2. Weight in Grams: 1024.
Publisher
Thames & Hudson
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780500284247
ISBN
9780500284247

€ 24.99
€ 18.70

Paperback. Older than Stonehenge, Mycenae and the Egyptian pyramids, the huge megalithic tomb of Newgrange in Ireland stands as a testament to the achievements of our Stoneage forebears over 5000 years ago. This is an account of that structure. Series: New Aspects of Antiquity. Num Pages: 240 pages, 157 illustrations, 13 in colour. BIC Classification: 1DBR; AC; HDDA; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 249 x 188 x 19. Weight in Grams: 630.
Publisher
Thames and Hudson Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1988
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780500273715
ISBN
9780500273715

€ 24.99
€ 18.70

Paperback. Killing Time digs beneath the surface of war to uncover the living reality left behind. Archaeologist and anthropologist Nicholas J. Saunders brings together a wealth of discoveries in family photographs, diaries, souvenirs and in the trenches to offer fresh insights into the human dimension of warfare in the contemporary past Num Pages: 288 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 3JJF; HBG; HBWN; HDD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 241 x 173 x 21. Weight in Grams: 710.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
272
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752456027
ISBN
9780752456027

€ 19.99
€ 15.46

Paperback. This richly illustrated, four-colour textbook introduces the art and architecture of ancient Greece with an emphasis on function and context. Num Pages: 445 pages, 84 b/w illus. 400 colour illus. 9 maps 1 table. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; ACG; HDDK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 283 x 220 x 28. Weight in Grams: 1612.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521171809
ISBN
9780521171809

€ 55.56

Paperback. Egyptian mummies are perennially popular with visitors to museums but what is their relevance in the twenty-first century? And what can we learn from the study of these ancient remains? This book takes the reader on a journey of discovery, gathering information about Nesperennub from a variety of sources. Num Pages: 64 pages, 110 illustrations, 91 in colour. BIC Classification: HDDG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 281 x 217 x 7. Weight in Grams: 380. 64 pages, 110 illustrations, 91 in colour. Egyptian mummies are perennially popular with visitors to museums but what is their relevance in the twenty-first century? And what can we learn from the study of these ancient remains? This book takes the reader on a journey of discovery, gathering information about Nesperennub from a variety of sources. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: HDDG. Dimension: 281 x 217 x 7. Weight: 380.
Publisher
British Museum Press
Number of pages
64
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
2nd Revised edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780714119960
ISBN
9780714119960

€ 16.99
€ 14.01

Paperback. In 1930 five young archaeologists embarked on an expedition to Egypt to investigate the site of Tell el Amarna, city of Akhenaten and Nefertiti. In this book Mary Chubb recalls her initiation into the world of Egyptology and the discoveries that she and her team made. Illustrator(s): Lavers, Ralph. Num Pages: 181 pages, b/w figs. BIC Classification: 1HBE; 1QDA; BG; HBJH; HBLA; HDDG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 15. Weight in Grams: 220.
Publisher
Libri Publications
Number of pages
181
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Edition
Facsimile edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781901965018
ISBN
9781901965018

€ 14.16

Hardcover. Nanno Marinatos challenges the entrenched idea that Evans was nothing more than a flamboyant researcher who turned speculation into history. Series: Library of Classical Studies. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDA; 3B; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; HDDA. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 144 x 217 x 27. Weight in Grams: 526.
Publisher
I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
224
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780768113
ISBN
9781780768113

€ 98.30

Paperback. Catalogue of knives and scabbards found in London excavations, with discussion of date, technology, decoration and function. Series: Medieval Finds from Excavations in London. Num Pages: 184 pages, 131, 25 black & white illustrations, 106 black & white line drawings, 25 black and white,. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; HDD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 246 x 188 x 11. Weight in Grams: 530. Series: Medieval Finds from Excavations in London. 184 pages, 131, 25 black and white, 106 line drawing. Knives were vital to medieval man for a whole range of uses, from the domestic to the wider social context. This book catalogues, discusses and illustrates over five hundred knives, scabbards, shears and scissors dating from the mid-12th to the mid-15th centuries and found in the City of London, particularly along the waterfront sites. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; HDD. Dimension: 246 x 188 x 11. Weight: 536.
Publisher
Boydell Press
Number of pages
184
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843833536
ISBN
9781843833536

€ 25.99
€ 22.97

Hardcover. An investigation of the legends surrounding prehistoric stone circles. Archaeologist Audrey Burl has selected a dozen rings, each of which illuminates a particular archaeological question, such as their purpose or construction, and presents explanations of their fascinating mysteries. Num Pages: 204 pages, 31 colour plates, 42 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; HBJD1; HBLA; HDDA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 280 x 240 x 23. Weight in Grams: 1220. Good clean copy in dustjacket . DJ has minor shelf wear. DJ in mylar
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Yale University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1999
Edition
First Edition
SKU
KTJ0042989
ISBN
9780300076899

€ 17.95

Paperback. Cats in Egypt were probably domesticated by around 4,000 BC, from wild ancestors. Over the following centuries, they became popular household pets; they are regularly shown in tomb paintings of family life. This title draws on a range of artistic and written sources to show how they became widely-esteemed and revered animals in Egypt. Num Pages: 144 pages, 111 illustrations, 90 in colour. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; HDDG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 243 x 189 x 12. Weight in Grams: 456. 144 pages, 111 illustrations, 90 in colour. Cats in Egypt were probably domesticated by around 4,000 BC, from wild ancestors. Over the following centuries, they became popular household pets; they are regularly shown in tomb paintings of family life. This title draws on a range of artistic and written sources to show how they became widely-esteemed and revered animals in Egypt. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1QDAE; HDDG. Dimension: 243 x 189 x 12. Weight: 456.
Publisher
British Museum Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9780714119700
ISBN
9780714119700

€ 14.99
€ 12.20

Paperback. Editor(s): Lund, John; Pentz, Peter. Num Pages: 240 pages, illus. BIC Classification: HBG; HBLA; HDDK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 222 x 189 x 18. Weight in Grams: 770.
Publisher
Nationalmuseet Antiksamlingen Denmark
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Condition
New
SKU
V9788789438078
ISBN
9788789438078

€ 24.99
€ 24.23

Paperback. Num Pages: 416 pages, Illustrations (chiefly col.), col. ports. BIC Classification: 1FPC; HDD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 27. Weight in Grams: 294.
Publisher
Bantam
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780553819144
ISBN
9780553819144

€ 14.99
€ 11.53

Paperback. An accessible, vivid and up-to-date student-level introduction to the coinage and history of the Hellenistic world (323-31 BC). Series: Guides to the Coinage of the Ancient World. Num Pages: 200 pages, 256 b/w illus. 5 maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1; HDDK; JFCD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 216 x 138. .
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
200
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107451759
ISBN
9781107451759

€ 29.99
€ 29.89

Paperback. Series: Monographs of the National Museum. Num Pages: 127 pages, b/w photos & plans. BIC Classification: 1FBS; 3F; 3H; AMKL; HDD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 332 x 250 x 8. Weight in Grams: 1138.
Publisher
Nationalmuseet Antiksamlingen Denmark
Number of pages
127
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Condition
New
SKU
V9788789438030
ISBN
9788789438030

€ 30.99
€ 28.68

Paperback. Dorset's coastline is famous for its geology. This title explores the Dorset coastal path from Studland to Lyme Regis and shows the reader how to recognize and interpret traces of past human activity, and how to distinguish these from the effects of natural processes. Num Pages: 160 pages, 75 illustrations, 25 colour. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWT; HDD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 226 x 145 x 12. Weight in Grams: 368.
Publisher
The History Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752425450
ISBN
9780752425450

€ 22.34

Paperback. No satisfactory explanation was given for the burial of a large Saxon gold hoard found in Staffordshire. Speculation on who buried the treasure has led to ideas based on battles, warriors and plundering kings. The Christian pieces are explained in new ways and the gold is discussed from the point of view of a Churl, Monk, Bishop, Warrior and King. Num Pages: 192 pages, 129 colour and black and white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEMS; HDD; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 243 x 171 x 15. Weight in Grams: 470.
Publisher
Brewin Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781858585475
ISBN
9781858585475

€ 21.32

Paperback. This book is a long-term history of how the human body has been understood in Europe from the Palaeolithic to the present day. Editor(s): Robb, John; Harris, Oliver J. T. Num Pages: 300 pages, 179 b/w illus. 27 colour illus. 3 maps. BIC Classification: 1D; HDD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 282 x 217 x 16. Weight in Grams: 85.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521124119
ISBN
9780521124119

€ 39.72