Classical Controversies

Reception of Graeco-Roman Antiquity in the Twenty-First Century

Edited by Kim Beerden and Timo Epping | 2022

Modern receptions of Graeco-Roman Antiquity are important ideological markers of the ways we envisage our own twenty-first-century societies. An urgent topic of study is: what kinds of narratives – sometimes controversial – about Antiquity do…



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…



Byblos. 's Werelds oudste havenstad

David Kertai met bijdragen van Jona Lendering | 2022

Byblos vertelt het bijzondere verhaal van een Libanese havenstad. Een epos dat ruim 8500 jaar geleden begint met een hoofdrol voor zeevaarders en handelslieden, koningen en farao’s, helden en gelukszoekers. Hun verhalen zijn onlosmakelijk verbonden…



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,…



Tracking the Neolithic in the Near East

Lithic Perspectives on Its Origins, Development and Dispersals

Edited by Yoshihiro Nishiaki, Osamu Maeda & Makoto Arimura | 2022

This book combines the latest studies of Near Eastern Neolithic lithics by leading international archaeologists to develop their analytical potential and advance our understanding of the world oldest farming societies of the Near East in…



Towards the Borders of the Bronze Age and Beyond

Mycenaean Long Distance Travel and its Reflection in Myth

Jörg Mull | 2022

The Late Bronze Age from about 1600 to 1150 BCE was a time of unprecedented economic activity in human history based on the supply and production of the eponymous alloy bronze on an almost industrial…



The Value of a Human Life

Ritual Killing and Human Sacrifice in Antiquity

Edited by Karel C. Innemée | 2022

Throughout the millennia and all over the world people have been killed by others, not only in wars and as a result of murders, but also in a ritualised way, often called human sacrifice. Much…



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Classical Controversies

Reception of Graeco-Roman Antiquity in the Twenty-First Century

Edited by Kim Beerden and Timo Epping | 2022

Modern receptions of Graeco-Roman Antiquity are important ideological markers of the ways we envisage our own twenty-first-century societies. An urgent topic of study is: what kinds of narratives – sometimes controversial – about Antiquity do…



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…



Byblos. 's Werelds oudste havenstad

David Kertai met bijdragen van Jona Lendering | 2022

Byblos vertelt het bijzondere verhaal van een Libanese havenstad. Een epos dat ruim 8500 jaar geleden begint met een hoofdrol voor zeevaarders en handelslieden, koningen en farao’s, helden en gelukszoekers. Hun verhalen zijn onlosmakelijk verbonden…



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,…



Tracking the Neolithic in the Near East

Lithic Perspectives on Its Origins, Development and Dispersals

Edited by Yoshihiro Nishiaki, Osamu Maeda & Makoto Arimura | 2022

This book combines the latest studies of Near Eastern Neolithic lithics by leading international archaeologists to develop their analytical potential and advance our understanding of the world oldest farming societies of the Near East in…



Towards the Borders of the Bronze Age and Beyond

Mycenaean Long Distance Travel and its Reflection in Myth

Jörg Mull | 2022

The Late Bronze Age from about 1600 to 1150 BCE was a time of unprecedented economic activity in human history based on the supply and production of the eponymous alloy bronze on an almost industrial…



The Value of a Human Life

Ritual Killing and Human Sacrifice in Antiquity

Edited by Karel C. Innemée | 2022

Throughout the millennia and all over the world people have been killed by others, not only in wars and as a result of murders, but also in a ritualised way, often called human sacrifice. Much…






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