Goddesses of Akragas

A Study of Terracotta Votive Figurines from Sicily

Gerrie van Rooijen | Forthcoming

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…




Cleaning and Value

Interdisciplinary Investigations

Edited by Isabel Bredenbröker, Christina Hanzen, Felix Kotzur | Forthcoming

This volume combines scholarly contributions on the relation between values and cleaning processes in different places, cultures and times. The core disciplines are archaeology and anthropology with interdisciplinary additions from sinology, classic philology, philosophy, sociology…




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 | Forthcoming

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…




Caribbean Figure Pendants: Style and Subject Matter

Anthropomorphic figure pendants of the late Ceramic Age in the Greater Antilles

Vernon James Knight | Forthcoming

This work synthesizes art-historical and anthropological methods in the analysis of a large corpus of indigenous figure pendants, commonly called “amulets,” from the Greater Antilles and Bahamas. Figure pendants, ubiquitous in Caribbean collections, are small…




Past Societies

Human Development in Landscapes

Edited by Johannes Müller and Andrea Ricci | Forthcoming

The Kiel Graduate School ‘Human Development in Landscapes’ has conducted research on socio-environmental issues of past societies during the last years. From the North Atlantic to the Persian Gulf and from Peru to the Near…




Hispaniola - Hell or Home?

Decolonizing Grand Narratives about Intercultural Interactions at Concepción de la Vega (1494-1564)

Pauline M. Kulstad-González | Forthcoming

Grand Narratives of colonization, especially ones related to the Spanish and Portuguese Americas, began circulating soon after 1492. The danger of these Grand Narratives is that they are often mistaken as reality and eclipse all…




Interdisciplinary analysis of the cemetery Kudachurt 14

Evaluating indicators of social inequality, demography, oral health and diet during the Bronze Age key period 2200-1650 BCE in the Northern Caucasus

Katharina Fuchs | Forthcoming

Representing both a barrier and a corridor between the Eurasian and Asian continents, the Caucasus has constituted the setting for various socio-economic transformations throughout prehistory. The transition from the Middle to the Late Bronze Age…




Goddesses of Akragas

A Study of Terracotta Votive Figurines from Sicily

Gerrie van Rooijen | Forthcoming

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…




Cleaning and Value

Interdisciplinary Investigations

Edited by Isabel Bredenbröker, Christina Hanzen, Felix Kotzur | Forthcoming

This volume combines scholarly contributions on the relation between values and cleaning processes in different places, cultures and times. The core disciplines are archaeology and anthropology with interdisciplinary additions from sinology, classic philology, philosophy, sociology…




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 | Forthcoming

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…




Caribbean Figure Pendants: Style and Subject Matter

Anthropomorphic figure pendants of the late Ceramic Age in the Greater Antilles

Vernon James Knight | Forthcoming

This work synthesizes art-historical and anthropological methods in the analysis of a large corpus of indigenous figure pendants, commonly called “amulets,” from the Greater Antilles and Bahamas. Figure pendants, ubiquitous in Caribbean collections, are small…




Past Societies

Human Development in Landscapes

Edited by Johannes Müller and Andrea Ricci | Forthcoming

The Kiel Graduate School ‘Human Development in Landscapes’ has conducted research on socio-environmental issues of past societies during the last years. From the North Atlantic to the Persian Gulf and from Peru to the Near…




Hispaniola - Hell or Home?

Decolonizing Grand Narratives about Intercultural Interactions at Concepción de la Vega (1494-1564)

Pauline M. Kulstad-González | Forthcoming

Grand Narratives of colonization, especially ones related to the Spanish and Portuguese Americas, began circulating soon after 1492. The danger of these Grand Narratives is that they are often mistaken as reality and eclipse all…




Interdisciplinary analysis of the cemetery Kudachurt 14

Evaluating indicators of social inequality, demography, oral health and diet during the Bronze Age key period 2200-1650 BCE in the Northern Caucasus

Katharina Fuchs | Forthcoming

Representing both a barrier and a corridor between the Eurasian and Asian continents, the Caucasus has constituted the setting for various socio-economic transformations throughout prehistory. The transition from the Middle to the Late Bronze Age…







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