Jebel Aruda: An Uruk period temple and settlement in Syria (Volume II)

Plates of Room Contents

Govert van Driel† & Carol van Driel-Murray | 2023

Jebel Aruda, a prominent mountain ridge overlooking the Tabqa Dam lake in northern Syria, was the location of a remarkable settlement that flourished between c. 3300 and 3100 BC during the so-called Uruk period. For…



Containers of Change

Ancient Container Technologies from Eastern to Western Asia

Edited by Olivier P. Nieuwenhuyse†, Reinhard Bernbeck & Koen Berghuijs | 2023

Across Western Asia, the astonishing increase in the availability of durable ceramic containers in the seventh millennium BCE had significant societal repercussions – so much so that vital social, economic, and symbolic activities became dependent…



Variant scholarship

Ancient texts in modern contexts

Edited by Neil Brodie, Morag M. Kersel & Josephine Munch Rasmussen | 2023

Since the eighteenth century, many if not most ancient and medieval manuscripts or other text-bearing or associated objects have been procured through imperial expropriation or through the antiquities market with little or no evidence of…



Coming to Terms with the Future

Concepts of Resilience for the Study of Early Iranian Societies

Edited by Reinhard Bernbeck, Gisela Eberhardt & Susan Pollock | 2023

The collection of essays in this book focuses on the highlands of Iran in pre-modern times, reaching from the Paleolithic to the medieval period. What holds the diverse contributions together is an issue that is…



Thirdspace in Assyrien und Urartu

Eine Archäologie der Sinne und Subalternität in der Eisenzeit in Nordmesopotamien

Vera Egbers | 2023

Wie lässt sich Subalternität in der Vergangenheit untersuchen, wenn heute fast ausschließlich Hinterlassenschaften der Eliten erhalten sind? Warum lohnt sich eine solche Untersuchung und wo führt sie hin? Diesen Fragen wird in dem vorliegenden Buch…



The Basketry from the Tomb of Tutankhamun

Catalogue and Analysis

André J. Veldmeijer & Salima Ikram. With a contribution by Lucy Kubiak-Martens | 2022

The tomb of Tutankhamun, discovered in 1922 in the Valley of the Kings in Luxor (Egypt) by Howard Carted, yielded over 5000 items. Among the vast number of richly embellished precious objects, such as the…



Perspectives on Lived Religion II

The Making of a Cultural Geography

Edited by Lara Weiss, Nico Staring, Huw Twiston Davies | 2022

Ancient Egyptian elites invested immense cultural and economic efforts in preparing for their afterlives. However, the diversity of choices open to them is often overlooked. These choices included tomb size, tomb location, and architectural design,…



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Jebel Aruda: An Uruk period temple and settlement in Syria (Volume II)

Plates of Room Contents

Govert van Driel† & Carol van Driel-Murray | 2023

Jebel Aruda, a prominent mountain ridge overlooking the Tabqa Dam lake in northern Syria, was the location of a remarkable settlement that flourished between c. 3300 and 3100 BC during the so-called Uruk period. For…



Containers of Change

Ancient Container Technologies from Eastern to Western Asia

Edited by Olivier P. Nieuwenhuyse†, Reinhard Bernbeck & Koen Berghuijs | 2023

Across Western Asia, the astonishing increase in the availability of durable ceramic containers in the seventh millennium BCE had significant societal repercussions – so much so that vital social, economic, and symbolic activities became dependent…



Variant scholarship

Ancient texts in modern contexts

Edited by Neil Brodie, Morag M. Kersel & Josephine Munch Rasmussen | 2023

Since the eighteenth century, many if not most ancient and medieval manuscripts or other text-bearing or associated objects have been procured through imperial expropriation or through the antiquities market with little or no evidence of…



Coming to Terms with the Future

Concepts of Resilience for the Study of Early Iranian Societies

Edited by Reinhard Bernbeck, Gisela Eberhardt & Susan Pollock | 2023

The collection of essays in this book focuses on the highlands of Iran in pre-modern times, reaching from the Paleolithic to the medieval period. What holds the diverse contributions together is an issue that is…



Thirdspace in Assyrien und Urartu

Eine Archäologie der Sinne und Subalternität in der Eisenzeit in Nordmesopotamien

Vera Egbers | 2023

Wie lässt sich Subalternität in der Vergangenheit untersuchen, wenn heute fast ausschließlich Hinterlassenschaften der Eliten erhalten sind? Warum lohnt sich eine solche Untersuchung und wo führt sie hin? Diesen Fragen wird in dem vorliegenden Buch…



The Basketry from the Tomb of Tutankhamun

Catalogue and Analysis

André J. Veldmeijer & Salima Ikram. With a contribution by Lucy Kubiak-Martens | 2022

The tomb of Tutankhamun, discovered in 1922 in the Valley of the Kings in Luxor (Egypt) by Howard Carted, yielded over 5000 items. Among the vast number of richly embellished precious objects, such as the…



Perspectives on Lived Religion II

The Making of a Cultural Geography

Edited by Lara Weiss, Nico Staring, Huw Twiston Davies | 2022

Ancient Egyptian elites invested immense cultural and economic efforts in preparing for their afterlives. However, the diversity of choices open to them is often overlooked. These choices included tomb size, tomb location, and architectural design,…






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