Under the Mediterranean I

Studies in Maritime Archaeology

Edited by Stella Demesticha & Lucy Blue, with Kalliopi Baika, Carlo Beltrame, David Blackman, Deborah Cvikel, Helen Farr & Dorit Sivan | 2021

This volume is a collection of 19 articles in three sections reporting on recent research on the archaeology of shipwrecks, harbours, and maritime landscapes in the Mediterranean region. The shipwrecks section looks at excavated vessels…




Goddesses of Akragas

A Study of Terracotta Votive Figurines from Sicily

Gerrie van Rooijen | 2021

The terracotta figurines from Akragas (Agrigento) with their chubby faces, splendid furniture, and rich adornments, depict a prosperous life in the late sixth and early fifth century BCE. The extensive jewellery on the figurines contains…




Archaeology in the Žitava valley I

The LBK and Želiezovce settlement site of Vráble

Edited by Martin Furholt, Ivan Cheben, Johannes Müller, Alena Bistáková, Maria Wunderlich & Nils Müller-Scheeßel | 2020

The early Neolithic site of Vráble (5250-4950 cal BCE) is among the largest LBK settlement agglomerations in Central Europe, and exceptional within the southwest Slovakian area. Geophysical surveys revealed more than 300 houses, grouped into…




Pots and practices

An experimental and microwear approach to Early Iron Age vessel biographies

Edited by Annelou van Gijn, Janine Fries-Knoblach & Philipp W. Stockhammer | 2020

This third volume of the BEFIM series addresses the life history of vessels from the Early Celtic hillfort settlements of Heuneburg and Vix-Mont Lassois, from a detailed examination of the manufacturing process to the use…




Landscapes of Survival

The Archaeology and Epigraphy of Jordan’s North-Eastern Desert and Beyond

Edited by Peter M.M.G. Akkermans | 2020

The ‘Black Desert’ begins just south of Damascus and comprises some 40,000 km2 of dark and desolate basalt fields, which stretch from southern Syria across north-eastern Jordan and reach the sand sea of the Nefud…




Crossing the Alps

Early Urbanism between Northern Italy and Central Europe (900-400 BC)

Edited by Lorenzo Zamboni, Manuel Fernández-Götz & Carola Metzner-Nebelsick | 2020

This volume offers the first comprehensive overview of the urbanisation processes that took place south and north of the Alps during the early first millennium BC, highlighting the interactions between the different geographical areas. The…




Collecting Ancient Europe

National Museums and the search for European Antiquities in the 19th-early 20th century

Edited by Luc W.S.W. Amkreutz | 2020

In order to understand our past, we need to understand ourselves as archaeologists and our discipline. This volume presents recent research into collecting practices of European Antiquities by national museums, institutes and individuals during the…




Under the Mediterranean I

Studies in Maritime Archaeology

Edited by Stella Demesticha & Lucy Blue, with Kalliopi Baika, Carlo Beltrame, David Blackman, Deborah Cvikel, Helen Farr & Dorit Sivan | 2021

This volume is a collection of 19 articles in three sections reporting on recent research on the archaeology of shipwrecks, harbours, and maritime landscapes in the Mediterranean region. The shipwrecks section looks at excavated vessels…




Goddesses of Akragas

A Study of Terracotta Votive Figurines from Sicily

Gerrie van Rooijen | 2021

The terracotta figurines from Akragas (Agrigento) with their chubby faces, splendid furniture, and rich adornments, depict a prosperous life in the late sixth and early fifth century BCE. The extensive jewellery on the figurines contains…




Archaeology in the Žitava valley I

The LBK and Želiezovce settlement site of Vráble

Edited by Martin Furholt, Ivan Cheben, Johannes Müller, Alena Bistáková, Maria Wunderlich & Nils Müller-Scheeßel | 2020

The early Neolithic site of Vráble (5250-4950 cal BCE) is among the largest LBK settlement agglomerations in Central Europe, and exceptional within the southwest Slovakian area. Geophysical surveys revealed more than 300 houses, grouped into…




Pots and practices

An experimental and microwear approach to Early Iron Age vessel biographies

Edited by Annelou van Gijn, Janine Fries-Knoblach & Philipp W. Stockhammer | 2020

This third volume of the BEFIM series addresses the life history of vessels from the Early Celtic hillfort settlements of Heuneburg and Vix-Mont Lassois, from a detailed examination of the manufacturing process to the use…




Landscapes of Survival

The Archaeology and Epigraphy of Jordan’s North-Eastern Desert and Beyond

Edited by Peter M.M.G. Akkermans | 2020

The ‘Black Desert’ begins just south of Damascus and comprises some 40,000 km2 of dark and desolate basalt fields, which stretch from southern Syria across north-eastern Jordan and reach the sand sea of the Nefud…




Crossing the Alps

Early Urbanism between Northern Italy and Central Europe (900-400 BC)

Edited by Lorenzo Zamboni, Manuel Fernández-Götz & Carola Metzner-Nebelsick | 2020

This volume offers the first comprehensive overview of the urbanisation processes that took place south and north of the Alps during the early first millennium BC, highlighting the interactions between the different geographical areas. The…




Collecting Ancient Europe

National Museums and the search for European Antiquities in the 19th-early 20th century

Edited by Luc W.S.W. Amkreutz | 2020

In order to understand our past, we need to understand ourselves as archaeologists and our discipline. This volume presents recent research into collecting practices of European Antiquities by national museums, institutes and individuals during the…







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