Style and Meaning

Essays on the anthropology of art

Anthony Forge (edited by Alison Clark and Nicholas Thomas) | Forthcoming

Anthropology’s engagement with art has a complex and uneven history. While material culture, ‘decorative art’, and art styles were of major significance for founding figures...


Strategies of Remembering in Greece Under Rome (100 BC - 100 AD)

Edited by Tamara M. Dijkstra, Inger N.I. Kuin, Muriel Moser & David Weidgenannt | Forthcoming

At the beginning of the first century BC Athens was an independent city bound to Rome through a friendship alliance. By the end of the first century AD the city had been incorporated into the Roman province of Achaea. Along...


Engraved Gems

From antiquity to the present

Edited by Ben van den Bercken & Vivian Baan | Forthcoming

Many are no larger than a fingertip. They are engraved with symbols, magic spells and images of gods, animals and emperors. These stones were used...


Archaeology of Touchstones

An introduction based on finds from Birka, Sweden

Martin Ježek | Forthcoming

Did ancient Europeans truly believe in an active after-life, as modern Europeans would like to think they did? What purpose did grave-goods actually serve? Are...


Mobility and Pottery Production

Archaeological and Anthropological Perspectives

Edited by Caroline Heitz & Regine Stapfer | Forthcoming

For many past and present societies, pottery forms an integral part of material culture and everyday practice. This makes it a promising case example to...


Verre forten, Vreemde kusten

Nederlandse verdedigingswerken overzee

Onder redactie van Kees Ampt, Ad Littel en Edwin Paar | Forthcoming

Nederlanders hebben door de eeuwen heen forten en andere verdedigingswerken op vele locaties ver van Nederland gebouwd. Meestal dienden deze ter bescherming van Nederlandse belangen....


The urban graveyard

Archaeological perspectives

Edited by Roos van Oosten, Rachel Schats, Kerry Fast, Nico Arts & Jeroen Bouwmeester | Forthcoming

It is commonly believed that in medieval and post-medieval towns and cities death outnumbered births and that these urban centres could only survive through the...


Style and Meaning

Essays on the anthropology of art

Anthony Forge (edited by Alison Clark and Nicholas Thomas) | Forthcoming

Anthropology’s engagement with art has a complex and uneven history. While material culture, ‘decorative art’, and art styles were of major significance for founding figures...


Strategies of Remembering in Greece Under Rome (100 BC - 100 AD)

Edited by Tamara M. Dijkstra, Inger N.I. Kuin, Muriel Moser & David Weidgenannt | Forthcoming

At the beginning of the first century BC Athens was an independent city bound to Rome through a friendship alliance. By the end of the first century AD the city had been incorporated into the Roman province of Achaea. Along...


Engraved Gems

From antiquity to the present

Edited by Ben van den Bercken & Vivian Baan | Forthcoming

Many are no larger than a fingertip. They are engraved with symbols, magic spells and images of gods, animals and emperors. These stones were used...


Archaeology of Touchstones

An introduction based on finds from Birka, Sweden

Martin Ježek | Forthcoming

Did ancient Europeans truly believe in an active after-life, as modern Europeans would like to think they did? What purpose did grave-goods actually serve? Are...


Mobility and Pottery Production

Archaeological and Anthropological Perspectives

Edited by Caroline Heitz & Regine Stapfer | Forthcoming

For many past and present societies, pottery forms an integral part of material culture and everyday practice. This makes it a promising case example to...


Verre forten, Vreemde kusten

Nederlandse verdedigingswerken overzee

Onder redactie van Kees Ampt, Ad Littel en Edwin Paar | Forthcoming

Nederlanders hebben door de eeuwen heen forten en andere verdedigingswerken op vele locaties ver van Nederland gebouwd. Meestal dienden deze ter bescherming van Nederlandse belangen....


The urban graveyard

Archaeological perspectives

Edited by Roos van Oosten, Rachel Schats, Kerry Fast, Nico Arts & Jeroen Bouwmeester | Forthcoming

It is commonly believed that in medieval and post-medieval towns and cities death outnumbered births and that these urban centres could only survive through the...





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