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MAKING TEXTILES IN PRE-ROMAN AND ROMAN TIMES "PEOPLE, PLACES, IDENTITIES"

Textile production is an economic necessity that has confronted all societies in the past. While most textiles were manufactured at a household level, valued textiles were traded over long distances ...

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EXPERIMENTAL ARCHAEOLOGY AND THEORY "RECENT APPROACHES TO ARCHAEOLOGICAL HYPOTHESES"

Experimental Archaeology is a volume which aims to bridge the gap in archaeology between empirical testing and humanistic approaches to understanding the material record. The contributors explore a wide variety ...

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STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN "THE FUNCTIONS OF MEDIEVAL UPPER SPACES"

Medieval stairs, galleries and upper chambers in cathedrals, abbeys, and parish churches have been an enduring source of fascination to historians and archaeologists since the eighteenth century, but their practical ...

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ANCIENT TEXTILES, MODERN SCIENCE

por HOPKINS, HEATHER

2013 OXBOW BOOKS

ANCIENT TEXTILES, MODERN SCIENCE

The European Textile Forum was founded as an annual meeting for academics, craftspeople, re-enactors and enthusiasts to share their experiences and compare notes. The conference takes place over a week, ...

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TEMPLES AND SANCTUARIES IN THE ROMAN EAST "RELIGIOUS ARCHITECTURE IN SYRIA, IUDAEA/PALAESTINA AND PROVINCI"

This lavishly illustrated volume presents a comprehensive architectural study of 87 individual temples and sanctuaries built in the Roman East between the end of the 1st century BCE and the ...

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IMAGE, MEMORY AND MONUMENTALITY "ARCHAEOLOGICAL ENGAGEMENTS WITH THE MATERIAL WORLD"

Leading scholars in these 29 commissioned papers in honour of Richard Bradley discuss key themes in prehistoric archaeology that have defined his career, such as monumentality, memory, rock art, landscape, ...

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TEXTILE TERMINOLOGIES IN THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST AND MEDITERRANEAN FROM THE THIRD TO THE FIRST MILLENNNIA

Written sources from the ancient Near East and eastern Mediterranean, from the third to the first millennia BC, provide a wealth of terms for textiles. The twentytwo chapters in the ...

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RE-PRESENTING THE PAST "ARCHAEOLOGY THROUGH TEXT AND IMAGE"

The archaeological past exists for us through intermediaries. Some are written works, descriptions, narratives and field notes, while others are visual: the drawings, paintings, photographs, powerpoints or computer visualizations that ...

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THE FIRST FARMERS OF CENTRAL "EUROPE DIVERSITY IN LBK LIFEWAYS"

From about 5500 cal BC to soon after 5000 cal BC, the lifeways of the first farmers of central Europe, the LBK culture (Linearbandkeramik), are seen in distinctive practices of ...

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HUNTERS, HEROES, KINGS "THE FRIEZE OF TOMB II AT VERGINA"

por FRANKS, HALLIE M.

2013 OXBOW BOOKS

HUNTERS, HEROES, KINGS "THE FRIEZE OF TOMB II AT VERGINA"

This monograph considers the painted frieze on the facade of Tomb II at Vergina (ca. 330-280 B.C.) as a visual document that offers vital evidence for the public self-stylings of ...

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OCEANS ODYSSEY 3. THE DEEP-SEA TORTUGAS SHIPWRECK, STRAITS OF FLORIDA "A MERCHANT VESSEL FROM SPAIN'S 1622 TIERRA FIRME FLEET"

In 1990 Seahawk Deep Ocean Technology of Tampa, Florida, commenced the world s first robotic archaeological excavation of a deep-sea shipwreck south of the Tortugas Islands in the Straits of ...

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PERSIA'S IMPERIAL POWER IN LATE ANTIQUITY: "THE GREAT WALL OF GORGAN AND THE FRONTIER LANDSCAPES OF SASANIAN IRAN"

The Gorgan Wall stretches for over 200km through northern Iran. Guarded by over 30 forts, it is longer than Hadrians Wall and the Antonine Wall put together and is the ...

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TARTESSIAN CELTIC IN THE SOUTH-WEST AT THE DAWN OF HISTORY

Beyond the Aegean, some of the earliest written records of Europe come from the south-west, what is now southern Portugal and south-west Spain. Herodotus, the 'Father of History', locates the ...

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SEEING LITHICS "A MIDDLE-RANGE THEORY FOR TESTING FOR CULTURAL TRANSMISSION IN T"

There is substantial debate over the extent to which the Middle to Upper Paleolithic transition and the dispersal of anatomically modern humans from Africa into Eurasia at the end of ...

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VEII. THE HISTORICAL TOPOGRAPHY OF THE ANCIENT CITY "A RESTUDY OF JOHN WARD-PERKINS'S SURVEY"

During the nineteenth century, antiquarians such as William Gell and George Dennis visited the ancient city of Veii, some 15 km north of Rome, and noted the rapid destruction of ...

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VESUVIAN SIGILLATA AT POMPEII

por MACKENZIE-CLARCK, JAYE

2013 OXBOW BOOKS

VESUVIAN SIGILLATA AT POMPEII

The destruction of Pompeii in ad 79 provides a unique opportunity to explore the use of everyday items. It allows us to identify the source and variety of products available ...

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ROME, PORTUS AND THE MEDITERRANEAN

por KEAY, S.

2013 OXBOW BOOKS

ROME, PORTUS AND THE MEDITERRANEAN

One of the greatest consequences of Rome's expansion across the Mediterranean world in the course of the Republic and the earliest years of the Empire was an exponential growth in ...

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CELTIC FROM THE WEST 2 "RETHINKING THE BRONZE AGE AND THE ARRIVAL OF INDO-EUROPEAN  ..."

Europe's Atlantic façade has long been treated as marginal to the formation of the European Bronze Age and the puzzle of the origin and early spread of the Indo-European languages. ...

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EXCHANGE NETWORKS AND LOCAL TRANSFORMATIONS

por ALBERTI , MARÍA EMANUELA

2013 OXBOW BOOKS

EXCHANGE NETWORKS AND LOCAL TRANSFORMATIONS

Throughout the local Bronze and Iron Age, European and Mediterranean societies appear to have been involved in complex systems of exchange networks which invariably affected local customs and historical developments. ...

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MALTA "ORIGINI DELLA CIVILTA MEDITERRANEA=ORIGINS OF MEDITERRANEAN CIVI"

The Italian archaeologist Luigi Maria Ugolini (1895-1936) visited Malta on several occasions between 1924 and 1935 to study the megalithic monuments of the archipelago. An able photographer and acute observer, ...

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ART & TEXTILE "FABRIC AS MATERIAL AND CONCEPT IN MODERN ART FROM KLIMT TO THE P"

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MODERNISM IN SCANDINAVIA "ART, ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN"

Scandinavia is a region associated with modernity: modern design, modern living and a modern welfare state. This new history of modernism in Scandinavia offers a picture of the complex reality that lies behind the label: ...

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THE MUSICAL ICONOGRAPHY OF POWER IN SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY SPAIN AND HER TERRITORIES

As Spain encountered economic and political crises in the seventeenth century, the imagery of musical performance was invoked by the state to represent the power of the monarch and to denote harmony throughout the kingdom. ...

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