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Is There a British Chalcolithic?

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The Chalcolithic, the phase in prehistory when the important technical development of adding tin to copper to produce bronze had not yet taken place, is not a term generally used b ...


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Rock Art and Seascapes in Uppland

Rock Art and Seascapes in Uppland presents a fresh approach to the detailed study of a selection of over 80 rock art panels located close to the present coastline of Uppland, Swede ...


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The Anglo-Saxon Church of All Saints, Brixworth, Northamptonshire

All Saints’ Church, Brixworth lies 7 miles north of Northampton. The core of the church is Anglo-Saxon and the research published here provides an unprecedented account of one of ...


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The Coronation Chair and Stone of Scone

Constructed in 1297−1300 for King Edward I, the Coronation Chair ranks amongst the most remarkable and precious treasures to have survived from the Middle Ages. It incorporated in ...


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Using Images in Late Antiquity

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Fifteen papers focus on the active and dynamic uses of images during the first millennium AD. They bring together an international group of scholars who situate the period’s visual ...


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Communicating with the World of Beings

The rock art found in the World Heritage sites in the Alta area, Arctic Norway, comprise thousands of images including reindeer and elk as well as fish, birds, boats, humans and ge ...


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Representations and Communications

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In this volume, which is the outcome of the four-year long collaboration project SARA (Scandinavian and Atlantic Rock Art) between the archaeology department at University of Gothe ...


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South-Eastern Mediterranean Peoples Between 130,000 and 10,000 Years Ago

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The Upper Pleistocene era encompassed a period of dramatic cultural developments in the south-eastern Mediterranean basin. This book highlights and synthesizes the latest research ...


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Changing Pictures

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This volume derives from a workshop held at the University of Kalmar (now Linnaeus University), Sweden between the 20-24 of October 2008. The aim of this gathering was to provide a ...


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Brooches in Late Iron Age and Roman Britain

The result of forty years of study, this book offers an overview of the most common find, after coins, on sites in Roman Britain, the brooch. Used basically to hold outer clothing ...


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The Bayeux Tapestry

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The Bayeux Tapestry, perhaps the most famous, yet enigmatic, of medieval artworks, was the subject of an international conference at the British Museum in July 2008. This volume pu ...


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Deliciae Fictiles IV

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In Ancient Italy, temples were adorned with full-figure architectural terracotta images such as acroteria, statuary groups and high reliefs. These terracottas mostly show complex s ...


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Wearing the Cloak

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Wearing the Cloak contains nine stimulating chapters on Roman military textiles and equipment that take textile research to a new level. Hear the sounds of the Roman soldiers' clac ...


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Dating and interpreting the past in the western Roman Empire

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This volume presents a collection of more than 30 papers in honour of one of Europe's leading scholars on Roman pottery, Brenda Dickinson. Divided into thematic sections, papers ar ...


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Charles Cundall (1890-1971)

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The first book to appear on the 20th century British artist Charles Cundall, this publication examines aspects of Cundall work done at home in England, abroad - Cundall made numero ...


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Castles and the Anglo-Norman World

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Castles and the Anglo-Norman World is a major new synthesis drawing together a series of 20 papers by 26 French and English specialists in the field of Anglo-Norman studies. It inc ...


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Rock Art Through Time

As in many other areas in south Scandinavia, the region surrounding the city of Simrishamn in south-east Scania has a great many Bronze Age mounds that are still visible in the lan ...


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Art in England

Art in England fills a void in the scholarship of both English and medieval art by offering the first single volume overview of artistic movements in Medieval and Early Renaissance ...


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Elevated Rock Art

How may Bohuslän rock art and landscape be perceived and understood? Since the Bronze Age, the landscape has been transformed by shore displacement but, largely due to misunderstan ...


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Picturing the Bronze Age

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Pictures from the Bronze Age are numerous, vivid and complex. There is no other prehistoric period that has produced such a wide range of images spanning from rock art to figurines ...


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Roman Military Architecture on the Frontiers

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The Roman army was one of the most astounding organizations in the ancient world, and much of the success of the Roman empire can be attributed to its soldiers. Archaeological rema ...


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Through a Glass Brightly

The twenty-five papers in this volume cover diverse aspects of the material culture of the late Roman, Byzantine and Medieval periods, with particular emphasis on the metalwork and ...


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St Paul's Cathedral

This is the first volume concerned solely with the archaeology of a major late 17th century building in London, and the major changes it has undergone. St Paul’s Cathedral in the C ...


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On the Fascination of Objects

The Shefton Collection in Newcastle upon Tyne contains a fine array of Greek and Etruscan objects and takes its name from its founder Professor Brian Shefton (1919 – 2012). In spit ...


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The Megalithic Architectures of Europe

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Megalithic monuments are among the most striking remains of the Neolithic period of northern and western Europe and are scattered across landscapes from Pomerania to Portugal. Anti ...