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Teotihuacan The World Beyond the City
ISBN: HB: 9780884024675, Harvard University Press, July 2020
320 pp., 27.9x21.5 cm, 93 photos, 30 colour photos, 72 illus., 20 tables
Teotihuacan was a city of major importance in the Americas between 1 and 550 CE. As one of only two cities in the New World with a population over one hundred thousand, it developed a network of influence that stretched across Mesoamerica. The size o...
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£60,95
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Ancient Thai Beads From U-Thong to Dvaravati
ISBN: HB: 9786167339887, Prestel Publishing, River Books, July 2020
220 pp., 22.2x17.5 cm, colour and black&white illus.
In the pre-historic period in the archaeology of Thailand, beads are among the most exciting finds. Easily transportable, hard and durable, one bead can provide a mass of information. Usually found as part of grave assemblages, the quantity of beads...
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£35,00
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Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss: History of the Site Exhibition Guide
ISBN: PB: 9783791358352, Prestel Publishing, July 2020
192 pp., 22x12 cm, 175 colour and black&white illus.
Monastery, royal palace, museum, parade ground, Palace of the Republic, archeological site, and cultural building – a lot has happened on this spot, in the middle of Berlin, on which the Humboldt Forum is located today. Where initially only a civil b...
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£11,99
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Sherabad Oasis Tracing Historical Landscape in Southern Uzbekistan
ISBN: PB: 9788024639024, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, April 2020
495 pp., 29.8x20.9 cm
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! "Sherabad Oasis: Tracing Historical Landscape in Southern Uzbekistan" is the second volume of the series examining the Czech-Uzbek archaeological expedition in southern Uzbekistan. While t...
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£24,00
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Magdalena de Cao An Early Colonial Town on the North Coast of Peru
ISBN: HB: 9780873652162, Harvard University Press, April 2020
472 pp., 27.3x19.3 cm, 200 colour photos, 15 illus., 1 map, 5 colour maps, 30 tables
During the early Colonial Period in the Americas, as an ancient way of life ended and the modern world began, indigenous peoples and European invaders confronted, resisted, and compromised with one another. Yet archaeological investigations of this c...
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Mesopotamia Civilization Begins
ISBN: HB: 9781606066492, Getty Publications, April 2020
352 pp., 29.2x22.9 cm, 270 colour illus. illus; 1 map
Ancient Mesopotamia, a region that mainly corresponds to modern-day Iraq, has a record of human activity dating back nearly fifteen thousand years. Writing was invented in Mesopotamia at the end of the fourth millennium BCE, and urbanization reached...
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Perspectives on Early Andean Civilization in Peru Interaction, Authority, and Socioeconomic Organization during the First and Second Millennia B.C.
ISBN: PB: 9780913516300, Yale University Press, February 2020
192 pp., 24.7x17.1 cm, 121 black&white illus.
This Yale University Publications in Anthropology volume presents investigations of Peruvian archaeological sites, focusing on early developments in coastal, highland, and cloud forest environments. The contributors provide new perspectives on early...
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£25,00
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Greek and Latin Inscriptions from Sardis Part II: Finds since 1958
ISBN: HB: 9780674987265, Harvard University Press, January 2020
225 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 475 halftones, 4 maps
Ancient Sardis, the capital of Lydia, was of outstanding importance: in the Lydian period it held the residence of the kings and subsequently, under Persian rule, the satraps. Throughout antiquity it remained an administrative center. Travelers of mo...
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£72,95
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Phantom Image Seeing the Dead in Ancient Rome
ISBN: HB: 9780226648293, University of Chicago Press, January 2020
328 pp., 25.4x17.7 cm, 25 colour plates, 71 halftones
Drawing from a rich corpus of art works, including sarcophagi, tomb paintings, and floor mosaics, Patrick R. Crowley investigates how something as insubstantial as a ghost could be made visible through the material grit of stone and paint. In this fr...
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£45,00
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Kebara Cave, Mt. Carmel, Israel, Part II The Middle and Upper Paleolithic Archaeology
ISBN: PB: 9780873655545, Harvard University Press, January 2020
456 pp., 27x19.7 cm, 164 illus., 39 colour illus., 150 tables
The remains from Skhul, Qafzeh, Amud, and Kebara caves in Israel provide evidence for the possible contemporaneity and eventual replacement of several distinct hominin populations over time: early Archaic-Modern humans by Neanderthals, and Neandertha...
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