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The Archaeology of Caves in Ireland
Comprehensive analysis of the use of caves from the earliest Mesolithic hunter-gatherers to the 21st century in Ireland.
Medieval Rural Settlement
A major assessment of the origins, forms and evolutions of medieval rural settlement in Britain and Ireland.
Karia and the Dodekanese
Karia and the Dodekanese, Vol. II, presents new research that highlights cultural interrelations and connectivity in the Southeast Aegean and western Asia Minor over a period of more than 700 years.
New Light on the Neolithic of Northern England

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A review of the latest research into the Neolithic settlement of northern England/southern Scotland.
Collected papers presenting latest multi-disciplinary approaches to the manufacture, trade in and status of silk and other textiles between Rome and China along the Silk Roads.
Iconic Costumes
A richly illustrated study of the iconographic material from the Scandinavian Late Iron Age (AD 400-1050) depicting clothed human figures, using gold and metal objects, jewellery and textiles, and over 1000 different images of male and female costumes.
Karia and the Dodekanese
The papers in Karia and the Dodekanese, Vol. I, focus on regional developments and interregional relations in western Asia Minor and the Dodekanese during the Late Classical and Early Hellenistic period.
Everyday Life in Viking-Age Towns
Thirteen papers on the current state of knowledge about Viking-Age towns (c. 800–1100).
Making Journeys

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Making Journeys explores new avenues of approach to the movement of people and ideas in the past through detailed examination of the biographies of artefacts, from their origins to their places and contexts (physical and social) of deposition.
The Art of Siege Warfare and Military Architecture from the Classical World to the Middle Ages
Explores the latest archaeological and historical evidence for 2000 years of siege warfare.

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The Early Antigonids
This systematic analysis of the gold and silver coinages of “King Antigonos” is intended to explore the nature of the Antigonid cash economy during the second and the third quarter of the third century BC.
Forging Identities in the prehistory of Old Europe
A synthesis of the prehistory of South East, Central and Eastern Europe (7000 – 3000 BC).
Pots and practices
Experimental research of the life history of Celtic pottery, their manufacture, use and discard, gives insight into ancient food habits.
The Tombs of Ptahemwia and Sethnakht at Saqqara
Excavation report of two New Kingdom tombs at Saqqara (Egypt) dating to the reigns of Akhenaten and Tutankamun.
Collecting Ancient Europe
Research into collecting practices by national museums, institutes and individuals during the 19th and early 20th-century.
Grave Reminders
Explores how Mycenaean builders perceived tomb construction, its costs and rewards.
Landscapes of Survival
Research papers about the archaeology and epigraphy of Jordan’s north-eastern basalt desert.
Fa?ā?il-i Balkh or the Merits of Balkh

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First annotated English translation from Persian of the 13th-century local history of the famed city and province of Balkh (Afghanistan).
Crossing the Alps
The first comprehensive overview on Iron Age urbanism south and north of the Alps.

Spotlight on Our Open Access Titles

Mesolithic Settlement in the North Sea Basin
The archaeological remains at Howick consist of a Mesolithic hut site and an Early Bronze Age cist cemetery located on a modern cliff edge overlooking a small estuary. This volume is devoted solely to the reporting and interpretation of the Mesolithic remains.
Farmers, Monks and Aristocrats
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 centuries.
Understanding Relations Between Scripts II
Contexts of and Relations between Early Writing Systems (CREWS) is a project funded by the European Research Council under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (grant agreement No. 677758), and based in the Faculty of Classics, University of Cambridge.
A Corpus of Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Pottery from Lincoln
Lincoln was the centre for a large Medieval pottery industry which flourished from the 9th to the 15th century. Pottery produced in Lincoln was traded over a large part of the east midlands and beyond - even as far as Birka in Sweden.
Medieval Floor Tiles of Northern England
This study of the design, manufacture and use of medieval floor tiles shows the long-lasting influence achieved in the north of England, especially by the Cistercian monasteries. It serves to demonstrate how these monastic houses made use of the resources and contacts available to them.
The City by the Pool
This volume offers a new and up-to-date synthesis of Lincoln's long history as a major city and regional capital, from prehistory to 1945. The 'City by the Pool' was a major religious centre long before the Roman invasion and from bronze-age shamans to early Baptists people have always been attracted here for spiritual as well as mundane purposes.
Nonsuch Palace
Nonsuch in Surrey was Henry VIII's last and most fantastic palace. Begun in 1538, at the start of the 30th year of Henry's reign, the palace was intended as a triumphal celebration of the power and the grandeur of Henry VIII and the Tudor dynasty. The site was chosen for its fine countryside and hunting potential.
Sandwich - The 'Completest Medieval Town in England'
To the casual visitor of today, Sandwich appears as simply a small inland market town on the bank of a modest river. But locals and historians have long known that in the Middle Ages it was a strategic and commercial seaport of great significance, trading with northern Europe and the Mediterranean and growing prosperous on this business.

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St Paul's Cathedral

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Romano-British Settlement and Cemeteries at Mucking

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Textile Production in Classical Athens

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The Tomb of Pharaoh’s Chancellor Senneferi at Thebes (TT99)

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The Use and Reuse of Stone Circles

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Fortified Settlements in Early Medieval Europe

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People with Animals

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Social Change in Aegean Prehistory

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