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Greek and Latin Inscriptions from Sardis Part II: Finds since 1958
ISBN: HB: 9780674987265, Harvard University Press, November 2018
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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Coins from the Excavations at Sardis Their Archaeological and Economic Contexts: Coins from the 1973 to 2013 Excavations
ISBN: HB: 9780674987258, Harvard University Press, August 2018
350 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 12 colour illus., 8 halftones, 11 maps, 44 tables
Sardis, capital city of the Lydian and Persian kings, stronghold of the Seleukid kings, metropolis of Roman Asia, and episcopal see in the Byzantine period, has been the focus of archaeological research since the early 1900s. This monograph focuses o...
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Archaeology of Mural Painting at Panamarca, Peru
ISBN: PB: 9780884024248, Harvard University Press, February 2018
352 pp., 26.7x19.7 cm, 14 colour illus., 255 halftones, 67 line illus., 1 map
The archaeological site of Panamarca was once a vibrant center of religious performance and artistic practice within the ancient Moche world. During the seventh and eighth centuries CE, architects and mural painters created lofty temples and broad-wa...
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Ancestors, Kings, and the Dao
ISBN: HB: 9780674976955, Harvard University Press, October 2017
350 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
"Ancestors, Kings, and the Dao" outlines the evolution of musical performance in early China, first within and then ultimately away from the socio-religious context of ancestor worship. Examining newly discovered bamboo texts from the Warring States...
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Social Lives of Figurines Recontextializing the Third-Millennium-BC Terracotta Figurines from Harappa
ISBN: HB: 9780873652155, Harvard University Press, February 2017
494 pp., 27x19.5 cm, 789 halftones, 10 line illus., 3 maps, 13 tables
After more than eighty years of international research on the Indus Civilization, this geographically extensive ancient society remains deeply enigmatic. With no known monumental art or deciphered texts, the largest category of representational art r...
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Ancient State of Puyo in Northeast Asia Archaeology and Historical Memory
ISBN: HB: 9780674737198, Harvard University Press, August 2016
375 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 37 colour illus., 5 halftones, 59 line illus.,1 map, 2 tables
Mark E. Byington explores the formation, history, and legacy of the ancient state of Puyo, which existed in central Manchuria from the third century BCE until the late fifth century CE. As the earliest archaeologically attested state to arise in nort...
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Holes in the Head The Art and Archaeology of Trepanation in Ancient Peru
ISBN: PB: 9780884024125, Harvard University Press, April 2016
352 pp., 26.7x19.7 cm, 224 colour illus., 18 halftones, 13 line illus., 8 maps, 5 tables
Trepanation is the oldest surgical procedure known from antiquity, extending back more than five thousand years in Europe and to at least the fifth century BC in the New World. Anthropologists and medical historians have been investigating ancient tr...
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Churches EA and E at Sardis
ISBN: HB: 9780674504400, Harvard University Press, August 2015
380 pp., 30.4x22.8 cm, 272 halftones, 112 line illus., 8 tables
Sardis was home to one of the earliest known Christian communities, appearing among the Seven Churches of Asia in the mid-first century AD. Between 1962 and 1973, the Archaeological Exploration of Sardis excavated two superimposed churches at the anc...
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Measure and Meaning of Time in Mesoamerica and the Andes
ISBN: HB: 9780884024033, Harvard University Press, June 2015
306 pp., 27.9x21.5 cm, 35 colour illus., 85 line illus.
Westerners think of time as a measure of duration, a metric quantity that is continuous, homogeneous, unchangeable, and never ending – a reality that lies outside of human existence. How did the people of Mesoamerica and the Andes, isolated as they w...
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Dumbarton Oaks Papers, Volume 64
ISBN: HB: 9780884023821, Harvard University Press, May 2013
240 pp., 25.7x17.8 cm, 64 colour photos, 26 halftones
This issue includes "Apostolic Geography: The Origins and Continuity of a Hagiographic Habit" (Scott Fitzgerald Johnson); "John Lydus and His Contemporaries on Identities and Cultures of Sixth-Century Byzantium" (Sviatoslav Dmitriev); "Grotesque Bodi...
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