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  • Oldeholtwoldeby L. Johansen; D. Stapert

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 220.00

    The well-preserved archaeological site at Oldeholtwolde in the Netherlands was inhabited by a small group of people during the last Ice Age, some 13,000 years ago. This book focuses on the examination of the ca. 10.000 flint artefacts discovered at this ancient site, which have been subjected to modern approaches such as refitting and spatial analysis.... more...

  • PREHISTORIC EUROPEby Timothy Champion; Clive Gamble; Stephen Shennan; Alisdair Whittle

    Left Coast Press 2010; US$ 46.95

    The study of European prehistory has been revolutionized in recent years by the rapid growth rate of archeological discovery, advances in dating methods and the application of scientific techniques to archaeological material and new archaeological aims and frameworks of interpretation. Whereas previous work concentrated on the recovery and description... more...

  • Open-Air Rock-Art Conservation and Managementby Timothy Darvill; Antonio Pedro Batarda Fernandes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    While much has been achieved in understanding and managing weather effects and erosion phenomena affecting ancient imagery within the relatively protected environments of caves and rock-shelters, the same cannot be said of rock-art panels situated in the open-air. Despite the fact that the number of known sites has risen dramatically in recent decades... more...

  • Late Quaternary Environmental Changeby Martin Bell; M.J.C. Walker

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 81.95

    Late Quaternary Environmental Change addresses the interaction between human agency and other environmental factors in the landscapes, particularly of the temperate zone. Taking an ecological approach, the authors cover the last 20,000 years during which the climate has shifted from arctic severity to the conditions of the present interglacial... more...

  • Knowledge Networks and Craft Traditions in the Ancient Worldby Katharina Rebay-Salisbury; Ann Brysbaert; Lin Foxhall

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This edited volume investigates knowledge networks based on materials and associated technologies in Prehistoric Europe and the Classical Mediterranean. It emphasises the significance of material objects to the construction, maintenance, and collapse of networks of various forms ? which are central to explanations of cultural contact and change. Focusing... more...

  • The Excavation of Nong Norby C. F. W. Higham; R. Thosarat

    Fine Arts Department of Thailand 2014; US$ 60.00

    Nong Nor is a prehistoric coastal site located in the Chonburi Province, Southeast Asia. It was excavated between 1991 and 1993 and shows two phases of occupation: the first, c.2500 BC, a brief stay by a community of hunter-gatherers living on shellfish, dolphins and sharks; the second, an extensive cemetery of 170 graves dating to 1100-700 BC, some... more...

  • New Perspectives on Old Stonesby Stephen Lycett; Parth Chauhan

    Springer 2010; US$ 79.95

    As the study of Palaeolithic technologies moves towards a more analytical approach, it is necessary to determine a consistent procedural framework. The contributions to this timely and comprehensive volume do just that. This volume incorporates a broad chronological and geographical range of Palaeolithic material from the Lower to Upper Palaeolithic.... more...

  • The Acheulian Site of Gesher Benot Ya‘aqov Volume IIIby Rivka Rabinovich; Sabine Gaudzinski-Windheuser; Lutz Kindler

    Springer 2011; US$ 139.00

    Multidisciplinary research on the Early-Middle Pleistocene site of Gesher Benot Ya'aqov has yielded abundant climatic, environmental, ecological and behavioral records. The 15 archaeological horizons form a sequence of Acheulian occupational episodes on the shore of the paleo-Lake Hula. These enable us to reconstruct numerous aspects of the survival... more...

  • Archaeology and Fertility Cult in the Ancient Mediterraneanby Anthony Bonanno

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1986; US$ 120.00

    The papers in this volume derive from the First International Conference on Archaeology of the Ancient Mediterranean (Malta, 1985). The field remains divided between the view supporting the existence of a universal belief in an all-pervading and all-embracing Mother Goddess ? of which the fertility cult is just one, albeit important, aspect ? and the... more...

  • Altsteinzeit von A-Zby GaŽlle Rosendahl; Lutz Fiedler; Wilfried Rosendahl

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 35.80

    Das ?Lexikon der Altsteinzeit? richtet sich an Studierende und Fachleute, die in unterschiedlicher Weise mit der Entwicklung des Menschen und seiner Kultur BerŁhrungspunkte finden, sowie an alle diejenigen, die ein nšheres Interesse an der Altsteinzeit haben. Es soll eine Hilfe dafŁr sein, sich abseits der Flut von Informationen aus dem Internet und... more...