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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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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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Phantom Image Seeing the Dead in Ancient Rome
ISBN: HB: 9780226648293, University of Chicago Press, December 2019
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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Osteology of Deinonychus antirrhopus, an Unusual Theropod from the Lower Cretaceous of Montana 50th Anniversary Edition
ISBN: PB: 9781933789392, Yale University Press, November 2019
196 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 96 black&white illus.
John H. Ostrom's expeditions to the Bighorn Basin of Wyoming and Montana in the 1960s resulted in discoveries and research that would change long-held concepts in paleontology. This fiftieth-anniversary edition of his now well-known description of th...
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£25,00
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Ancient Thai Beads From U-Thong to Dvaravati
ISBN: HB: 9786167339887, Prestel Publishing, River Books, November 2019
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, November 2019
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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Foundations of Paleoecology Classic Papers with Commentaries
ISBN: PB: 9780226618203, ISBN: HB: 9780226618173, University of Chicago Press, November 2019
800 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 100 halftones, 125 tables
Approximately 99% of all life that has ever existed is extinct. Fortunately, these long dead species have left traces of their lives and interactions with other species in the rock record that paleoecologists use to understand how species and ecosyst...
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£48,00
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£113,00
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Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Fascicule 10 Athenian Red, Figured Column and Volute Kraters
ISBN: HB: 9781606066010, Getty Publications, November 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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Quality of the Archaeological Record
ISBN: PB: 9780226630960, ISBN: HB: 9780226630823, University of Chicago Press, September 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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£79,00
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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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