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Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Fascicule 10 Athenian Red, Figured Column and Volute Kraters
ISBN: HB: 9781606066010, Getty Publications, August 2019
162 pp., 25x15 cm
Cataloging some hundred thousand examples of ancient Greek painted pottery held in collections around the world, the authoritative "Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum" (Corpus of Ancient Vases) is the oldest research project of the Union Academique Internatio...
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After Vesuvius Treasures from the Villa dei Papiri
ISBN: HB: 9781606065921, Getty Publications, July 2019
296 pp., 25x15 cm, colour illus.
The Villa dei Papiri at Herculaneum, the model for the Getty Villa in Malibu, is one of the world's earliest systematically investigated archaeological sites. Buried by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 CE, the Villa dei Papiri was discovered in 1...
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Quality of the Archaeological Record
ISBN: PB: 9780226630960, ISBN: HB: 9780226630823, University of Chicago Press, July 2019
280 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 57 line drawings, 8 tables
Paleobiology struggled for decades to influence our understanding of evolution and the history of life because it was stymied by a focus on microevolution and an incredibly patchy fossil record. But in the 1970s, the field took a radical turn, as pal...
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Ancient Mesopotamia Speaks Highlights of the Yale Babylonian Collection
ISBN: PB: 9781933789378, Yale University Press, June 2019
296 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 200 colour illus.
The Yale Babylonian Collection houses virtually every genre, type, and period of ancient Mesopotamian writing, ranging from about 3000 B.C.E. to the early Christian Era. Among its treasures are tablets of the "Epic of Gilgamesh" and other narratives,...
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Assembling the Dinosaur Fossil Hunters, Tycoons, and the Making of a Spectacle
ISBN: HB: 9780674737587, Harvard University Press, June 2019
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 45 photos
Although dinosaur fossils were first found in England, a series of dramatic discoveries during the late 1800s turned North America into a world center for vertebrate paleontology. At the same time, the United States emerged as the world's largest ind...
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Black Kingdom of Nile
ISBN: HB: 9780674986671, Harvard University Press, May 2019
224 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 45 colour photos, 40 colour illus., 11 illus., 1 table
For the past fifty years, Charles Bonnet has been excavating sites in present-day Sudan and Egypt that point to the existence of a sophisticated ancient black African civilization thriving alongside the Egyptians. In "The Black Kingdom of the Nile",...
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Little History of Archaeology
ISBN: PB: 9780300243215, ISBN: HB: 9780300224641, Yale University Press, April 2019
288 pp., 21.6x14 cm, 40 black&white illus.
What is archaeology? The word may bring to mind images of golden pharaohs and lost civilizations, or Neanderthal skulls and Ice Age cave art. Archaeology is all of these, but also far more: the only science to encompass the entire span of human histo...
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Greek and Latin Inscriptions from Sardis Part II: Finds since 1958
ISBN: HB: 9780674987265, Harvard University Press, April 2019
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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Kebara Cave, Mt. Carmel, Israel, Part II The Middle and Upper Paleolithic Archaeology
ISBN: PB: 9780873655545, Harvard University Press, April 2019
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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Cultural Encounters in Near Eastern History
ISBN: HB: 9788763543873, University of Chicago Press, Museum Tusculanum Press, March 2019
224 pp., 24.1x16.1 cm, 2 colour plates, 22 halftones, 3 line drawings, 4 maps
Globalization and cheaper travel have led to a rapid increase in cross-cultural encounters worldwide – which makes understanding problems of conflict, prejudice, interaction, and adaptation ever more important. Fortunately, we have a powerful histori...
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