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Hidden Hands: Egyptian Workforces in Petrie Excavation Archives, 1880-1924

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Hidden Hands: Egyptian Workforces in Petrie Excavation Archives, 1880-1924...

Stephen Quirke

History; Egyptian archaeology & Egyptology

Paperback

An exploration of one of the great archives of archaeology, revealing the contribution of Egyptian workforces to excavations... [more]

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The Palaeolithic Origins of Human Burial

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The Palaeolithic Origins of Human Burial

Paul Pettitt (University of Sheffield, UK)

History; Prehistoric archaeology; Sociology: death & dying

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Humans are unique in that they expend considerable effort and ingenuity in disposing of the dead. Some of the recognisable... [more]

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The Prehistory of Asia Minor: From Complex Hunter-Gatherers to Early Urban Societies

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The Prehistory of Asia Minor: From Complex Hunter-Gatherers to Early Urban...

Bleda S. During

History; Archaeology by period & region

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An archaeological analysis of Asia Minor, the area equated with much of modern-day Turkey, from 20,000 to 2,000 BC. [more]

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The Horse, the Wheel, and Language: How Bronze-Age Riders from the Eurasian Steppes Shaped the Modern World

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The Horse, the Wheel, and Language: How Bronze-Age Riders from the Eurasian...

David W. Anthony

Historical & comparative linguistics; History; Archaeology by period & region; Prehistoric archaeology; Social & cultural anthropology; Technology: general issues

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Roughly half the world's population speaks languages derived from a shared linguistic source known as Proto-Indo-European.... [more]

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Druids: A Very Short Introduction

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Druids: A Very Short Introduction

Barry Cunliffe

History; General & world history; Prehistoric archaeology; Celtic religion & mythology; Shamanism, paganism & druidry

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The Druids have been known and discussed for over 2,000 years; few figures flit so elusively through history. Enigmatic and... [more]

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A History of Ancient Egypt

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A History of Ancient Egypt

Marc van de Mieroop

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

Paperback

A History of Ancient Egypt provides a chronological survey of Ancient Egypt from the beginning of the Egyptian state around... [more]

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Lost Technologies of Ancient Egypt: Advanced Engineering in the Temples of the Pharaohs

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Lost Technologies of Ancient Egypt: Advanced Engineering in the Temples...

Christopher Dunn

Egyptian archaeology & Egyptology

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A unique study of the engineering and tools used to create Egyptian monuments [more]

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The Parthenon

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The Parthenon

Mary Beard

Religious buildings; History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology

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The ruined silhouette of the Parthenon on its hill above Athens is one of the world's most famous images. Its 'looted' Elgin... [more]

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The Archaeology of Measurement: Comprehending Heaven, Earth and Time in Ancient Societies

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The Archaeology of Measurement: Comprehending Heaven, Earth and Time in...

Iain Morley, Lord Colin Renfrew

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Archaeology; Archaeological methodology & techniques

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Explores the archaeological evidence for the development of measuring activities in numerous ancient societies and the implications... [more]

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Complete Royal Families of Ancient Egypt

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Complete Royal Families of Ancient Egypt

Aidan Dodson, Dyan Hilton

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

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Illuminates the lives of the kings, queens, princes and princesses of ancient Egypt, unravelling family relationships and... [more]

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Biblical Archaeology: A Very Short Introduction

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Biblical Archaeology: A Very Short Introduction

Eric H. Cline

History; Biblical archaeology

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Archaeologist Eric H. Cline here offers a complete overview of this exciting field. He discusses the early pioneers, the origins... [more]

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Ancient Egypt: An Introduction

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Ancient Egypt: An Introduction

Salima Ikram (American University of Cairo)

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

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A cornerstone introduction for the study of ancient Egypt, with an overview of geography, history, society, religion and culture.... [more]

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Illustrated Practical Encyclopedia of Archaeology

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Illustrated Practical Encyclopedia of Archaeology

Chris Catling, Paul G. Bahn

History; Archaeology

Hardback

This book is a hands-on resource for the amateur, student or volunteer as well as a reference for those interested in the... [more]

$51.95

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When You Are Engulfed In Flames

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When You Are Engulfed In Flames

David Sedaris

Biography; Biography: general; Archaeology

Paperback

A hilarious and clever book about modern life from the No.1 best selling... [more]

$19.99

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The Ancient Egyptian State: The Origins of Egyptian Culture (c. 8000-2000 BC)

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The Ancient Egyptian State: The Origins of Egyptian Culture (c. 8000-2000...

Robert J. Wenke (University of Washington)

History; Archaeology by period & region

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Wenke examines the cycle of ancient Egypt's development by analyzing Egyptological, anthropological, and other forms of evidence.... [more]

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Ancient Canaan and Israel: An Introduction

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Ancient Canaan and Israel: An Introduction

Jonathan M. Golden

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Social & cultural history; Biblical archaeology

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This work includes evidence and interpretation of all facets of life in ancient Canaan and Israel as investigated by archaeologists... [more]

$30.95

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Becoming Human: Innovation in Prehistoric Material and Spiritual Culture

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Becoming Human: Innovation in Prehistoric Material and Spiritual Culture...

Lord Colin Renfrew, Iain Morley

History; Archaeology; Prehistoric archaeology

Paperback

This volume explores the relationship between symbolism, spirituality, and humanity in the prehistoric societies of Europe... [more]

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Roman Britain: A Sourcebook

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Roman Britain: A Sourcebook

Stanley Ireland (University of Warwick, UK)

History; British & Irish history; Classical history & classical civilisation; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology

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Incorporates literary, numismatic and epigraphic evidence for the history of Britain under Roman rule, as well as translations... [more]

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Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology

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Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology

Timothy Darvill (Centre for Archaeology, Anthropology, and Heritage, Bournemouth University)

Reference works; History; Archaeology

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The most wide-ranging, comprehensive, and up-to-date dictionary of archaeology available. Over 4,000 entries cover artefacts,... [more]

$27.95

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The Egyptian Book of the Dead

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The Egyptian Book of the Dead

John Romer, John Romer, Penguin Press

History; Egyptian archaeology & Egyptology; Ancient Egyptian religion & mythology; Literature, Poetry & Criticism

Paperback

A collection of funerary texts from a variety of sources, dating from the fifteenth to the fourth century BC. It consists... [more]

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The Handbook of British Archaeology

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The Handbook of British Archaeology

Roy A. Adkins, Lesley Adkins, Victoria Leitch

History; Archaeology by period & region

Paperback

A fully updated and revised edition of this bestselling guide to British Archaeology. [more]

$45.00

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The Thames & Hudson Dictionary of Ancient Egypt

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The Thames & Hudson Dictionary of Ancient Egypt

Toby Wilkinson

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

Paperback

The ancient civilization of Egypt offers a dazzling array of kings and dynasties, gods and goddesses, temples and tombs. This... [more]

$21.99

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History of Greek Vases: Painters, Potters and Pictures

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History of Greek Vases: Painters, Potters and Pictures

John Boardman

History; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology

Paperback

Offering a survey of Greek vases, this book sketches their stylistic history. It explores the process of identifying artists;... [more]

$42.99

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The Complete Valley of the Kings: Tombs and Treasures of Egypt's Greatest Pharaohs

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The Complete Valley of the Kings: Tombs and Treasures of Egypt's Greatest...

Nicholas Reeves, Richard H. Wilkinson

History; Egyptian archaeology & Egyptology

Paperback

Presents an account of the Valley of the Kings, famous throughout the world as the burial place of the great New Kingdom pharaohs.... [more]

$32.99

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Handbook to Life in Ancient Egypt: Revised Edition

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Handbook to Life in Ancient Egypt: Revised Edition

Rosalie David

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

Paperback

Combining both archaeological and historical sources, the Handbook to Life in Ancient Egypt provides all the essential information... [more]

$30.95

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