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Metallurgy / Mining

Bronze Weapons of the Qin Terracotta Warriors
Standardisation, craft specialisation and labour organisation
£57.00
Author:
Xiuzhen Li
Publication Year:
2020
Language:
English
Paperback:
239 pages, Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. 36 tables, 137 figures.
ISBN:
9781407316901
BAR number:
S2992
Sub Title:
Standardisation, craft specialisation and labour organisation
Sub-series name:
Archaeology of East Asia, 3
Over 40,000 lethal bronze weapons were discovered with thousands of terracotta warriors in the tomb complex of the Qin First Emperor (259-210 BC). This... More
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Tibetan Silver, Gold and Bronze Objects and the Aesthetics of Animals in the Era before Empire
Cross-cultural reverberations on the Tibetan Plateau and soundings from other parts of Eurasia
£46.00
Author:
John Vincent Bellezza
Publication Year:
2020
Language:
English
Paperback:
184 pages, Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. 2 tables, 148 figures, 2 maps.
ISBN:
9781407354316
BAR number:
S2984
Sub Title:
Cross-cultural reverberations on the Tibetan Plateau and soundings from other parts of Eurasia
This archaeological and art-historical study is woven around rock art and ancient metallic articles attributed to Tibet. The silver bowls, gold finial, and... More
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£49.00
Author:
Osvaldo H. Sironi
Publication Year:
2020
Language:
Spanish
Paperback:
192 pages, Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. 36 tables, 91 figures.
ISBN:
9781407356785
BAR number:
S2982
Este libro propone una forma de estudiar la historia de los modos de vida en paisajes mineros desde una perspectiva histórica-arqueológica, más... More
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Le patrimoine subaquatique du lac Titicaca, Bolivie
Utilisation et perception de l’espace lacustre durant la période Tiwanaku (500-1150 PCN)
£65.00
Author:
Christophe Delaere
Publication Year:
2020
Language:
French
Paperback:
336 pages, Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. 176 figures.
ISBN:
9781407356563
BAR number:
S2966
Sub Title:
Utilisation et perception de l’espace lacustre durant la période Tiwanaku (500-1150 PCN)
Sub-series name:
Cultural Studies in Maritime and Underwater Archaeology, 1
Ce livre propose de réexaminer l’étude de l’occupation du basin lacustre du lac Titicaca durant la période Tiwanaku (500-1150 PCN) en développant le concept... More
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Yachay Wasi
The House of Knowledge of I.S. Farrington
£65.00
Editors:
Lisa A. Dunbar, Rebecca Parkes, Christine Gant-Thompson and Damian Tybussek
Publication Year:
2020
Language:
Papers in English and in Spanish with English abstracts
Paperback:
312 pages, Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. 33 tables and 96 figures.
ISBN:
9781407315102
BAR number:
S2962
Sub Title:
The House of Knowledge of I.S. Farrington
Yachay Wasi celebrates the remarkable career of Ian S. Farrington in archaeological research. Due to Ian’s dedication and passion as an educator, this... More
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£90.00
Editors:
Alonso Rodríguez Díaz, Ignacio Pavón Soldevila and David M. Duque Espino
Publication Year:
2019
Language:
Spanish
Paperback:
410 pages, Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. 43 tables, 183 figures (120 in colour). With additional material online (catalogue of materials).
ISBN:
9781407353999
BAR number:
S2944
Sub Title:
Arqueología y recuperación de un paisaje minero
Este libro reúne las investigaciones sobre la explotación tartésica del estaño realizadas en San Cristóbal de Logrosán (Cáceres, España) por Craig Merideth... More
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Prehistoria Reciente y territorio en la Depresión de Vera y el río Almanzora (Almería)
Las formaciones sociales entre finales del VI y mediados del III milenio ANE
£49.00
Author:
Francisco Pérez Caamaño
Publication Year:
2019
Language:
Spanish with English abstract
Paperback:
304 pages, Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. 15 tables, 20 colour figures, 30 colour maps and 18 colour graphs
ISBN:
9781407316949
BAR number:
S2925
Sub Title:
Las formaciones sociales entre finales del VI y mediados del III milenio ANE
El libro propone, basado en el materialismo histórico, la existencia y desarrollo de un modo de producción comunal como funcionamiento básico entre las... More
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£63.00
Author:
Amedeo Gambini
Publication Year:
2019
Language:
Italian with an English abstract
Paperback:
377 pages, Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. 16 tables, 67 figures (10 in colour), 354 photos (54 in colour), 174 appendices figures (75 in colour).
ISBN:
9781407316857
BAR number:
S2916
Sub-series name:
Hypogean Archaeology: Research and Documentation of Underground Structures, 12
L’ “antro delle gallerie” è una struttura mineraria sotterranea, probabilmente risalente al periodo rinascimentale, che si apre all’interno dell’ “Alpe... More
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Amenemhat IV and the End of the Twelfth Dynasty
Between the End and the Beginning
£49.00
Author:
Stefania Pignattari
Publication Year:
2018
Language:
English
Paperback:
228 pages, Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. 46 figures (3 in colour), 3 schemes, 77 documents
ISBN:
9781407316352
BAR number:
S2906
Sub Title:
Between the End and the Beginning
Amenemhat IV's short and poorly documented reign as penultimate Pharaoh of the Twelfth Dynasty presents an interesting subject for Egyptological... More
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Il piombo dell’imperatore
Il relitto di Rena Maiore e le miniere del princeps in età augustea
£51.00
Author:
Stefano Genovesi
Publication Year:
2018
Language:
Italian
Paperback:
204 pages, Illustrated throughout in black and white. 71 figures (1 in colour)
ISBN:
9781407314594
BAR number:
S2896
Sub Title:
Il relitto di Rena Maiore e le miniere del princeps in età augustea
Il libro prende spunto dallo studio dei reperti del relitto di Rena Maiore, scoperto nel 1997 lungo le coste nord-occidentali della Sardegna. La parte del... More
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Digging for Words
Archaeolinguistic case studies from the XV Nordic TAG Conference held at the University of Copenhagen, 16–18 April 2015
£24.00
Editors:
Rune Iversen and Guus Kroonen
Publication Year:
2018
Language:
English
Paperback:
99 pages, Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white
ISBN:
9781407316420
BAR number:
S2888
Sub Title:
Archaeolinguistic case studies from the XV Nordic TAG Conference held at the University of Copenhagen, 16–18 April 2015
This volume offers a selection of case studies on the interface between linguistics and archaeology. These case studies were presented at a session titled... More
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Punctuated Insularity
The Archaeology of 4th and 3rd Millennium Sardinia
£41.00
Author:
Gary Webster and Maud Webster
Publication Year:
2017
Language:
English
Paperback:
172 pages, Illustrated throughout in black and white. 80 figures
ISBN:
9781407316192
BAR number:
S2871
Sub Title:
The Archaeology of 4th and 3rd Millennium Sardinia
Sardinia preserves an exceptional record of its Final Neolithic and Copper Age cultures, with a diverse crafts repertory, henges and dolmens,... More
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£41.00
Author:
Wenli Zhou
Publication Year:
2016
Language:
English
Paperback:
162pp.Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. 43 tables, 122 figures (62 in colour), 3 maps (1 in colour).
ISBN:
9781407315515
BAR number:
S2835
This book presents the analyses, technical interpretation and socio-economic contextualisation of the production remains of zinc distillation from three... More
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Prehistoric Pottery Across the Baltic
Regions, Influences and Methods
£22.00
Editors:
Paul Eklöv Pettersson
Publication Year:
2016
Language:
English
Paperback:
84pp. Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white: 5 tables, 71 figures (including 28 black and white photographs and 5 colour figures)
ISBN:
9781407314631
BAR number:
S2785
Sub Title:
Regions, Influences and Methods
Prehistoric connections and interactions across the Baltic Sea are discussed through pottery and ceramic materials in this volume. Included are nine... More
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Forging Identities. The Mobility of Culture in Bronze Age Europe
Report from a Marie Curie Project 2009-2012 with Concluding Conference at Aarhus University, Moesgaard 2012: Volume 1
£60.00
Editors:
Paulina Suchowska-Ducke, Samantha Scott Reiter, Helle Vandkilde
Publication Year:
2015
Language:
English
Paperback:
272pp. Illustrated throughout in black and white
ISBN:
9781407314334
BAR number:
S2771
Sub Title:
Report from a Marie Curie Project 2009-2012 with Concluding Conference at Aarhus University, Moesgaard 2012: Volume 1
With a strong emphasis on data, the two volumes of this book demonstrate that mobility was essential to the European Bronze Age by exploring the shared... More
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Copper and Trade in the South-Eastern Mediterranean
Trade routes of the Near East in Antiquity
£43.00
Editors:
Karolina Rosinska-Balik, Agnieszka Ochal-Czarnowicz, Marcin Czarnowicz and Joanna Debowska-Ludwin
Publication Year:
2015
Language:
English
Paperback:
166pp. Illustrated throughout in black and white
ISBN:
9781407314143
BAR number:
S2753
Sub Title:
Trade routes of the Near East in Antiquity
This book is the result of a large-scale research undertaking Trade Routes of the Near East”, examining Egyptian-Levantine interaction in... More
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La Explotación Inglesa de las Minas de Cerro Muriano (Córdoba, España)
Una historia de colonialismo económico de principios del siglo XX
£54.00
Author:
Juan Manuel Cano Sanchiz
Publication Year:
2015
Language:
Spanish
Paperback:
248pp. Illustrated throughout in black and white
ISBN:
9781407313795
BAR number:
S2724
Sub Title:
Una historia de colonialismo económico de principios del siglo XX
Cerro Muriano is a small population centre situated 16 km to the north of the city of Córdoba, between the municipalities of Córdoba and... More
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£58.00
Author:
Lene Melheim
Publication Year:
2015
Language:
English
Paperback:
279pp. Illustrated throughout in black and white
ISBN:
9781407313689
BAR number:
S2715
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£109.00
Author:
Thomas R. Kerr, Maureen Doyle, Matthew Seaver, Finbar McCormick and Aidan O'Sullivan
Publication Year:
2015
Language:
English
Paperback:
746pp. Illustrated throughout in black and white
ISBN:
9781407313580
BAR number:
S2707
This book investigates the archaeological evidence for crafts and production in early medieval Ireland, AD 400-1100, with a particular... More
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Dynamics of Settlement Patterns in the Shekhawati Region of Rajasthan
Prehistoric to early historic periods with special reference to ancient mining and metal processing activities
£45.00
Author:
Kishore Raghubans
Publication Year:
2014
Language:
English
Paperback:
210pp. Illustrated throughout in black and white with one colour plate
ISBN:
9781407313139
BAR number:
S2671
Sub Title:
Prehistoric to early historic periods with special reference to ancient mining and metal processing activities
This study enunciates the position of prehistoric to early historic settlement-patterns in the Shekhawati region of Rajasthan. It brings... More
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£20.00
Editors:
Luiz Oosterbeek, Abdoulaye Camara and Cristina Martins
Publication Year:
2014
Language:
English and French
Paperback:
74pp, Illustrated throughout in black and white
ISBN:
9781407312972
BAR number:
S2655
Sub-series name:
Proceedings of the XVI World Congress of the International Union of Prehistoric and Protohistoric Sciences (Florianopolis, Brazil, 4-10 September 2011), 7
African Prehistory is at the core of UISPP concerns, namely due to its crucial role to understand the origins and evolution of humans,... More
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Arqueometalurgia de un naufragio del siglo XVIII
La corbeta de guerra HMS Swift (1770), Puerto Deseado provincia de Santa Cruz (Patagonia)
£46.00
Author:
Nicolás C. Ciarlo
Publication Year:
2014
Language:
Spanish with English summaries
Paperback:
219pp. Illustrated throughout, with 5 fold-out plans.
ISBN:
9781407312286
BAR number:
S2596
Sub Title:
La corbeta de guerra HMS Swift (1770), Puerto Deseado provincia de Santa Cruz (Patagonia)
This book presents the research results carried on the metallic artifacts from the British HMS Swift, lost off Puerto Deseado (Province... More
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Fabbri e ferri
Italia, XII-XVI secolo
£47.00
Author:
Paola Boccalatte
Publication Year:
2013
Language:
Italian with English abstract
Paperback:
239pp. Includes 39 black and white plates
ISBN:
9781407311630
BAR number:
S2543
Sub Title:
Italia, XII-XVI secolo
This study outlines the history of the art of ironwork in Italy during the Middle Ages, examining the principal personalities involved,... More
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Archives et bibliothèques dans le monde grec
Édifices et organisation. Vᵉ siècle avant notre ère – IIᵉ siècle de notre ère
£40.00
Author:
Gaëlle Coqueugniot
Publication Year:
2013
Language:
French with English abstract
Paperback:
185pp. Illustrated throughout
ISBN:
9781407311548
BAR number:
S2536
Sub Title:
Édifices et organisation. Vᵉ siècle avant notre ère – IIᵉ siècle de notre ère
This work examines the public archives and libraries of the Greek world from the late Archaic period to the beginning of Trajan's rule.... More
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L'insediamento medievale nelle Colline Metallifere (Toscana, Italia)
Il sito minerario di Rocchette Pannocchieschi dall’VIII al XIV secolo
£46.00
Editors:
Francesca Grassi con contributi di Giovanna Bianchi, Maddalena Belli, Jacopo Bruttini, Mauro Buonincontri, Cristina Cicali, Giuseppe Di Falco, Gaetano Di Pasquale, Giuseppe Fichera, Silvia Guideri, Marja Mendera, Alessandra Pecci, Frank Salvadori
Publication Year:
2013
Language:
Italian with extracts in English and French
Paperback:
231pp. Illustrated throughout
ISBN:
9781407311500
BAR number:
S2532
Sub Title:
Il sito minerario di Rocchette Pannocchieschi dall’VIII al XIV secolo
This volume presents eleven years of archaeological research carried out by the University of Siena at the castle of Rocchette... More
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£58.00
Author:
Ignacio Soriano
Publication Year:
2013
Language:
Spanish with English Abstract
Paperback:
327pp. Illustrated throughout 2 colour plates data Appendices
ISBN:
9781407311180
BAR number:
S2502
Sub Title:
(finales del IV – II milenio cal ANE)
This research focuses on prehistoric metallurgy and the key role it played for the human communities of the north-eastern Iberian... More
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Proceedings of the Fourth International Meeting of Anthracology
Brussels, 8–13 September 2008 Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences
£53.00
Editors:
Freddy Damblon
Publication Year:
2013
Language:
English
Paperback:
281pp. Illustrated throughout
ISBN:
9781407311005
BAR number:
S2486
Sub Title:
Brussels, 8–13 September 2008 Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences
Twenty-five papers presented to the fourth International Meeting of Anthracology held in Brussels at the Royal Belgian Institute of... More
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£49.00
Author:
Maria A. Borrello
Publication Year:
2013
Language:
French with English abstracts
Paperback:
265pp. Illustrated throughout
ISBN:
9781407310886
BAR number:
S2476
This work presents a new study of Alpine prehistory between two critical moments of its cultural development - the advent of peasant... More
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£25.00
Author:
David Vincent Redfern
Publication Year:
2012
Language:
English
Paperback:
109pp. Illustrated throughout
ISBN:
9781407310237
BAR number:
S2424
This comparative study of Greek and Scythian jewellery manufacturing in the North Pontic region is based on a new technique developed by... More
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PUGIO - GLADIUS BREVIS EST
History and technology of the Roman battle dagger
£36.00
Author:
Marco Saliola and Fabrizio Casprini
Publication Year:
2012
Language:
English
Paperback:
147pp. Illustrated in colour and black and white
ISBN:
9781407309996
BAR number:
S2404
Sub Title:
History and technology of the Roman battle dagger
This study examines in depth the pugio (pl. pugiones), a short dagger-sword and one of the weapons of choice of the Roman army - it was... More
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Métallurgie du fer et Sociétés africaines
Bilans et nouveaux paradigmes dans la recherche anthropologique et archéologique
£57.00
Editors:
Caroline Robion-Brunner and Bruno Martinelli
Publication Year:
2012
Language:
English and French
Paperback:
258pp, Illustrated throughout.
ISBN:
9781407309880
BAR number:
S2395
Sub Title:
Bilans et nouveaux paradigmes dans la recherche anthropologique et archéologique
Sub-series name:
Cambridge Monographs in African Archaeology, 81
This book includes papers presented at a conference at Aix-en-Provence, 23-24 April 2010. More
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£42.00
Author:
André Marbach
Publication Year:
2012
Language:
French with English and German abstracts
Paperback:
189pp. Illustrated throughout
ISBN:
9781407309668
BAR number:
S2376
This research presents a study of scythes and sharp-edged, bladed, handled agricultural tools from Gaul, based on a survey of... More
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Usque ad flumen Danuvium
Testimonianze di artigianato artistico sul Danubio nella media e tarda età imperiale
£49.00
Author:
Cinzia Moratello
Publication Year:
2012
Language:
Italian with English abstract
Paperback:
223pp. Illustrated throughout
ISBN:
9781407309651
BAR number:
S2375
Sub Title:
Testimonianze di artigianato artistico sul Danubio nella media e tarda età imperiale
By examining a small corpus of varied material (metalwork, ceramics and glass) this work presents a study of the Danube area in the... More
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£23.00
Editors:
Cecilia Conati Barbaro and Cristina Lemorini
Publication Year:
2012
Language:
English
Paperback:
87pp. Illustrated throughout
ISBN:
9781407309620
BAR number:
S2372
A collection of papers focusing on questions of Copper Age metallurgical contexts, outlining the importance of an integrated analysis of... More
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Ancient Society and Metallurgy
A comparative study of Bronze Age societies in Central Eurasia and North China
£46.00
Author:
Liangren Zhang
Publication Year:
2012
Language:
English
Paperback:
210pp. Illustrated throughout.
ISBN:
9781407309118
BAR number:
S2328
Sub Title:
A comparative study of Bronze Age societies in Central Eurasia and North China
Focusing on Bronze Age societies in Central Eurasia and North China, this book presents a new scenario of early social evolution.... More
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£34.00
Editors:
Dragos Gheorghiu and George Children
Publication Year:
2011
Language:
English
Paperback:
159pp. Illustrated throughout
ISBN:
9781407308791
BAR number:
S2302
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£36.00
Author:
Sarah B. McClure
Publication Year:
2011
Language:
English
Paperback:
165pp. Illustrated throughout
ISBN:
9781407308777
BAR number:
S2300
The dynamic relationship between technology, technological practice, and society is the focus of this book, based on the analysis of... More
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La fatica del bello
Tecniche decorative dell’acciaio e del ferro su armi e armature in Europa tra Basso Medioevo ed Età Moderna
£36.00
Author:
Giorgio Dondi
Publication Year:
2011
Language:
Italian
Paperback:
169pp, Illustrated throughout
ISBN:
9781407308593
BAR number:
S2282
Sub Title:
Tecniche decorative dell’acciaio e del ferro su armi e armature in Europa tra Basso Medioevo ed Età Moderna
Sub-series name:
Notebooks on Military Archaeology and Architecture, 5
A study of European decorative ironwork techniques as applied to arms and armour from Late Medieval to modern times. More
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£49.00
Author:
Matthias B Merkl
Publication Year:
2011
Language:
English
Paperback:
229pp. Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white, With additional material online (appendices and catalogue of database)
ISBN:
9781407308388
BAR number:
S2267
After defining the framework of this study, describing the archaeological evidence for metallurgy dating from the emergence of the first... More
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Nägel, Stifte, Niete
Befestigungstechnik im samischen Heraion
£35.00
Author:
Uwe Peltz
Publication Year:
2011
Language:
German with English abstract
Paperback:
143pp. Illustrated throughout, catalogue
ISBN:
9781407308371
BAR number:
S2266
Sub Title:
Befestigungstechnik im samischen Heraion
This research takes a new look, including metallurgical analyses, at the small metal finds from earlier digs at the Temple of Hera on the... More
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£51.00
Editors:
Marion Uckelmann and Marianne Mödlinger
Publication Year:
2011
Language:
English
Paperback:
231pp. Illustrated throughout in black and white
ISBN:
9781407308227
BAR number:
S2255
The articles in this volume cover aspects relating to archaeometallurgy, functional analyses, experimental work and archaeology and focus... More
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£46.00
Author:
Josep Casas and Josep M. Nolla
Publication Year:
2011
Language:
Spanish
Paperback:
189pp. Illustrated throughout, catalogue
ISBN:
9781407307756
BAR number:
S2217
A study of Late Roman iron artefacts from the north east of the Iberian Peninsula. More
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£89.00
Author:
Tobias L. Kienlin
Publication Year:
2010
Language:
English
Paperback:
415pp. Illustrated throughout, 3 appendic
ISBN:
9781407307404
BAR number:
S2184
This study was conceived of some years ago as a sequel to the metallographic examination of Early Bronze Age axes from the north alpine... More
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West African Archaeology
New developments, new perspectives
£39.00
Editors:
Philip Allsworth-Jones
Publication Year:
2010
Language:
English
Paperback:
180pp. Illustrated throughout in black and white and colour
ISBN:
9781407307084
BAR number:
S2164
Sub Title:
New developments, new perspectives
This book contains papers read at the conference “West African archaeology, New developments, New perspectives”, co-sponsored by the... More
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Traditional Weapons of Africa (Billhooks, Sickles and Scythes)
A regional approach and technical, morphological, and aesthetic classification
£33.00
Author:
Tristan Arbousse Bastide
Publication Year:
2010
Language:
English and French
Paperback:
151pp. Illustrated throughout
ISBN:
9781407306902
BAR number:
S2149
Sub Title:
A regional approach and technical, morphological, and aesthetic classification
This book is the third in a series prepared by the author on traditional weapons from the African Continent. The first volume focuses on... More
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The Relief Plaques of Eastern Eurasia and China
The ‘Ordos Bronzes’, Peter the Great’s Treasure, and their kin
£41.00
Author:
John Boardman
Publication Year:
2010
Language:
English
Paperback:
250pp. Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white
ISBN:
9781407306872
BAR number:
S2146
Sub Title:
The ‘Ordos Bronzes’, Peter the Great’s Treasure, and their kin
'The 'Ordos bronzes' are well known to collectors and many museums, named for the many finds in and around the Ordos plateau in north... More
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Il tesoro di Desana
Una fonte per lo studio della società romano-ostrogota in Italia
£100.00
Author:
Marco Aimone with a Preface by Dieter Quast, with Appendices by Birgit Arrhenius, Paola Comba e Marco Aimone
Publication Year:
2010
Language:
Italian with English abstract
Paperback:
462pp. Illustrated throughout including 12 colour plates
ISBN:
9781407306681
BAR number:
S2127
Sub Title:
Una fonte per lo studio della società romano-ostrogota in Italia
The Desana Treasure has been well known since its discovery, or rather, since it was purchased on the antiques market in 1938 by the... More
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£45.00
Editors:
José Eduardo Mateus and Paula Queiroz (C11), Angela Buarque (C22), Ana Rosa Cruz (S04), António Carlos Valera and Lucy Shaw Evangelista (WS29), Laurent Carozza, Didier Galop, Michel Magny and J. Guilaine (C88), Cláudia Fidalgo and Luiz Oosterbeek
Publication Year:
2010
Language:
English, French and Spanish
Paperback:
188pp, Illustrated throughout with maps, plans, figures, drawings and photographs
ISBN:
9781407306650
BAR number:
S2124
Sub Title:
Proceedings of the XV UISPP World Congress (Lisbon 4-9 September 2006) / Actes du XV Congrès Mondial (Lisbonne 4-9 Septembre 2006) Vol.36
Sub-series name:
Proceedings of the XV World Congress UISPP (Lisbon, 4-9 September 2006)
This book includes papers from Sessions C11, C22, WS29 and C88 from the XV UISPP World Congress (Lisbon, 4-9 September 2006). More
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