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Beyond Iconography


This volume presents a spectrum of current research on ancient surface decoration that offers new avenues of exploration and directions of inquiry. The collected essays draw from a wide range of disciplinary frameworks and integrate material analysis, the study of technical characteristics and the interpretation of iconographic programmes.





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9781931909310 | Published: 2015
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A Bible Reader's History of the Ancient World

Introduces readers to the civilizations of Egypt, Mesopotamia, Syria-Palestine, Persia and Rome. Readable and engaging. Based on current archaeology and historical research, it shows that scientific archaeology, material culture, and careful reading of primary texts are key to understanding ancient societies. Over 300 col. illus.




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9781944394028 | Published: 2016
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Bismaya
This monograph presents this large and significant corpus of unpublished material and includes analyses of stratigraphy, architecture, sculpture, cylinder seals, metalwork, and pottery, and discussions of chronology, the succession of the first kings of Adab, and administrative practices during the third millennium B.C.


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9781885923639 | Published: 2012
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The Care for the Antiquities in Greece and the First Museums

Book discusses issues connected both with the development of archaeology and with the history of modern Greece. Covers the fifteenth century until the mid-1970s, from the state of ancient monuments under Turkish rule to the building museums in Athens and the provinces. Greek language text. 142 b&w illustrations and diagrams.




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9789606878114 | Published: 2010
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Catastrophe! The Looting and Destruction of Iraq's Past
Describes the state of the Iraq National Museum in Baghdad and chronicles the damage done to archaeological sites by illicit digging. Published in conjunction with the exhibit of the same name opening at the Oriental Institute April 10, 2008, this book commemorates the fifth anniversary of the looting of the Iraq National Museum.



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9781885923561 | Published: 2008
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Chogha Mish, Volume 2
The final report on 11 seasons of excavations at Chogha Mish. In addition to the materials and records from Chogha Mish, uses the data available from the neighboring sites of Chogha Bonut and Boneh Fazl Ali to augment his reconstruction of Susiana prehistoric development. Together, these three sites cover a long period from ca. 7200 to 500 B.C.


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9781885923523 | Published: 2008
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Chronological Conundrums


Journal of Ancient Egyptian Interconnections, Volume 13 contains papers given at the Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research in 2016.  Integrates Egyptology with the Mediterranean, Near Eastern, and African Studies, and discusses Middle Bronze Age in the Levant and Egypt. 10 col and 20 b&w illus and tables.





 





 





Paperback    £41.00
9781544173733 | Published: 2017
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Classic Maya Political Ecology
In the framework of political ecology, together these studies not only shed light on specific class histories of the region. They also advance a theory for understanding the contributions of non-elites to political growth and change over time.


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9781931745703 | Published: 2013
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Collecting and Collectors

A timely exploration of many facets of collecting and collectors. It brings together sixteen papers originally presented in two colloquia and a workshop at the 2017 Annual Meeting in Toronto. Part 1 Collecting and Presenting the Etruscans in North America; Part 2 Satis sit una aliqua gemma: Collecting Classical Gem from Antiquity through the 19th Century; Part 3 Researching Ownership Histories for Antiquities in Museum Collections.




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9781931909365 | Published: 2018
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The Comparative Archaeology of Early Mesopotamia
Although this book is now somewhat out-of-date, it remains a useful synthesis of archaeological material, correlating the evidence from one site with that from another, and the cultures of the North with those of the South. Some evidence of its enduring value can be found in the fact that this is the 7th printing.


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9780226623962 | Published: 1977
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