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The Curse of the Pharaohs' Tombs: Tales of the Unexpected Since the Days of Tutankhamun

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The Curse of the Pharaohs' Tombs: Tales of the Unexpected Since the Days...

Paul Harrison

History; African history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Egyptian archaeology & Egyptology

Hardback

Definitive book on Ancient Egyptian tomb curses, providing new information and data never before published. [more]

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A Short History of the Anglo-Saxons

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A Short History of the Anglo-Saxons

Henrietta Leyser

History; British & Irish history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Medieval European archaeology

Paperback

The era once known as the 'Dark Ages' was marked by stunning cultural advances. In this title, the author offers a fresh analysis... [more]

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An Archaeological Study of the Bayeux Tapestry: The Landscapes, Buildings and Places

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An Archaeological Study of the Bayeux Tapestry: The Landscapes, Buildings...

Trevor Rowley

History; European history; Medieval history; Medieval European archaeology

Hardback

There has been a renewed interest in the Bayeux Tapestry. Many aspects are being re-examined and new ideas emerging about... [more]

$75.00

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Writings from Ancient Egypt

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Writings from Ancient Egypt

Toby Wilkinson

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Egyptian archaeology & Egyptology

Paperback

'Man perishes; his corpse turns to dust; all his relatives pass away. But writings make him remembered'In ancient Egypt, words... [more]

$26.99

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Magicians of the Gods: The Forgotten Wisdom of Earth's Lost Civilisation - the Sequel to Fingerprints of the Gods

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Magicians of the Gods: The Forgotten Wisdom of Earth's Lost Civilisation...

Graham Hancock

General & world history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Prehistoric archaeology

Paperback

New archaeological evidence for a pre-historic civilisation updated with two substantial new chapters brimming with recent... [more]

$22.99

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Three Stones Make a Wall: The Story of Archaeology

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Three Stones Make a Wall: The Story of Archaeology

Eric H. Cline

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Egyptian archaeology & Egyptology

Hardback

In 1922, Howard Carter peered into Tutankhamun's tomb for the first time, the only light coming from the candle in his outstretched... [more]

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Strangers in a New Land: What Archaeology Reveals About the First Americans

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Strangers in a New Land: What Archaeology Reveals About the First Americans...

J. M. Adovasio, David Pedler

History; History of the Americas; Prehistoric archaeology; Indigenous peoples

Hardback

An illustrated survey of the many archaeological and prehistory sites which provide conflicting evidence and answers to the... [more]

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The Royal Tombs of Ancient Egypt

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The Royal Tombs of Ancient Egypt

Aidan Mark Dodson

History; African history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Egyptian archaeology & Egyptology

Hardback

The only book to cover all tombs belonging to Pharaohs of Egypt [more]

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An Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead: The Papyrus of Sobekmose

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An Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead: The Papyrus of Sobekmose

Paul F. O'Rourke, Anne Pasternak

History; Egyptian archaeology & Egyptology

Hardback

The Book of the Dead of Sobekmose, in the collection of the Brooklyn Museum, New York, is one of the most important surviving... [more]

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Rome's Economic Revolution

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Rome's Economic Revolution

Philip Kay (Supernumerary Fellow, Wolfson College, Oxford)

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Classical history & classical civilisation; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology; Economic history

Hardback

Kay examines the economic change in Rome between the Second Punic War and the middle of the first century BC. He focuses on... [more]

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Digital Giza: Visualizing the Pyramids

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Digital Giza: Visualizing the Pyramids

Peter der Manuelian

History; Egyptian archaeology & Egyptology; Archaeological methodology & techniques

Paperback

The Giza Plateau represents perhaps the most famous archaeological site in the world. With the advent of new technologies,... [more]

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Poiesis: Manufacturing in Classical Athens

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Poiesis: Manufacturing in Classical Athens

Peter Acton

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Social & cultural history; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology; Economic history

Paperback

Brings together ancient texts and inscriptions, recent scholarly analysis, archaeological finds, and the expertise of modern... [more]

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Sunken cities: Egypt's lost worlds

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Sunken cities: Egypt's lost worlds

Franck Goddio, Aurelia Masson-Berghoff

History; African history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Egyptian archaeology & Egyptology; Underwater archaeology

Paperback

Beneath the waters of Abukir Bay, lie the submerged remains of the ancient Egyptian cities Canopus and Thonis-Heracleion,... [more]

$55.00

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The Tale of the Axe: How the Neolithic Revolution Transformed Britain

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The Tale of the Axe: How the Neolithic Revolution Transformed Britain

David Miles

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Archaeology by period & region

Hardback

Focusing on the British Isles, the author explores a period of huge societal change - the Neolithic, or 'New Stone Age' -... [more]

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Priam's Gold: Schliemann and the Lost Treasures of Troy

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Priam's Gold: Schliemann and the Lost Treasures of Troy

Caroline Moorehead

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology

Paperback

A perennially interesting story, that always captures the imagination. [more]

$27.99

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Hoards: Hidden History

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Hoards: Hidden History

Eleanor Ghey

History; British & Irish history; Archaeology by period & region

Paperback

Exploring the great variety of hoards all the way from Bronze-Age weapon deposits, Greek and Roman coin hoards, impressive... [more]

$27.99

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Archaeology: Theories, Methods and Practice

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Archaeology: Theories, Methods and Practice

Colin Renfrew, Paul Bahn

History; Archaeological theory

Paperback

Since its first edition, Renfrew and Bahn’s Archaeology: Theories, Methods, and Practice has been the leading academic... [more]

$65.00

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The Tomb-Builders of the Pharaohs

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The Tomb-Builders of the Pharaohs

Morris Bierbrier

History; Asian history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Egyptian archaeology & Egyptology

Paperback

An insight into daily life in an Egyptian village three thousand years ago [more]

$27.95

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The Hellenistic Age

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The Hellenistic Age

Peter Thonemann

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Classical history & classical civilisation; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology

Hardback

The three centuries following the conquests of Alexander were perhaps the most thrilling of all periods of ancient history.... [more]

$27.95

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The Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Coinage

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The Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Coinage

William E. Metcalf

History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology; Economic history; Coins, banknotes, medals, seals (numismatics)

Paperback

A broadly-illustrated overview of the contemporary state of Greco-Roman numismatic scholarship. [more]

$63.95

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Home: A Time Traveller's Tales from Britain's Prehistory

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Home: A Time Traveller's Tales from Britain's Prehistory

Francis Pryor

History; British & Irish history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Prehistoric archaeology

Paperback

Explores the first nine thousand years of life in Britain, from the retreat of the glaciers to the Romans departure. This... [more]

$24.99

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Images of the Ice Age

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Images of the Ice Age

Paul G. Bahn

History of art: pre-history; History; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Prehistoric archaeology

Hardback

Leading archaeologist Paul Bahn explores the caves, rocks, and objects decorated by our Ice Age ancestors, giving us a unique... [more]

$64.95

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The Neanderthals Rediscovered: How Modern Science is Rewriting Their Story

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The Neanderthals Rediscovered: How Modern Science is Rewriting Their Story...

Dimitra Papagianni, Michael A. Morse

Prehistoric archaeology; Mathematics & Sciences; Early man

Paperback

For too long the Neanderthals have been seen as dim-witted evolutionary dead-enders who looked and behaved completely differently... [more]

$19.99

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Ancestral Journeys: The Peopling of Europe from the First Venturers to the Vikings

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Ancestral Journeys: The Peopling of Europe from the First Venturers to the...

Jean Manco

History; European history; Archaeology by period & region

Paperback

Who are the Europeans? Where did they come from? This book brings together the evidence and combines it with archaeology and... [more]

$19.99

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Delphi: A History of the Center of the Ancient World

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Delphi: A History of the Center of the Ancient World

Michael Scott

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology

Paperback

The oracle and sanctuary of the Greek god Apollo at Delphi were known as the omphalos - the center or navel - of the... [more]

$33.95

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