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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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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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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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