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Heshbon 1971  The Second Campaign at Tell Hesban : A Preliminary Report, Boraas, Roger S. &  Siegfried H. Horn
1 Boraas, Roger S. & Siegfried H. Horn Heshbon 1971 The Second Campaign at Tell Hesban : A Preliminary Report
Berrien Springs, MI Andrews University Press 1973 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Illustrated by B&W Plates 
Only slight wear to blue cloth covered boards with silver titles front and spine ; A bright, solid book, B&W plates at back, numerous drawings throughout and fold-out contour map after page 16. ; B&W Illustrations and Map; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 144 pages; This campaign which was supposed to take place in 1970 was delayed for a year by the Jordanian civil war 
Price: 69.95 USD
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Heshbon 1968  The First Campaign at Tell Hesban, Boraas, Roger S; Horn, Siegfried H
2 Boraas, Roger S; Horn, Siegfried H Heshbon 1968 The First Campaign at Tell Hesban
Berrien Springs, MI Andrews University Press 1969 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Blue cloth covered boards show light edgewear, top fore corner bumped, ; Gilt titles front and spine. B&W plates at back of book and 2 foldout maps as well as B&W drawings ; B&W Plates; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 239 pages; This is an account by the leaders of the archaeological dig in Jordan. This was originally published in the Andrews University Seminary Studies 
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Pursuing the Past  a General account of British Columbia Archaeology, Bunyan, D. E.
3 Bunyan, D. E. Pursuing the Past a General account of British Columbia Archaeology
Vancouver BC UBC Museum of Anthropology 1978 0888650957 / 9780888650955 Paperback Very Good Illustrated by Maps 
Light edge wear; A tight solid book, unmarked. ; Trade PB; Museum Note No. 4; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 36 pages; Included is a brief bibliography 
Price: 11.50 USD
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Millennial Landscape Change in Jordan  Geoarchaeology and Cultural Ecology, Cordova, Carlos E.
4 Cordova, Carlos E. Millennial Landscape Change in Jordan Geoarchaeology and Cultural Ecology
Tucson, AZ University of Arizona Press 2007 0816525544 / 9780816525546 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Bottom fore corners a little bumped. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar. ; 9 X 6.20 X 1 inches; 272 pages; "Stands of relict vegetation, soil horizons, and sedimentary deposits along with archaeological evidence suggest that during certain time spans within the past twenty millennia, Jordan was endowed with moister and more vegetated landscapes than the ones we see today. In this detailed volume, Carlos E. Cordova synthesizes diverse information on multiple topics to provide a comprehensive view of the changes in the Jordanian landscape and the many ways it has been affected by human habitation and the forces of nature. Cordova focuses on geoarchaeological and cultural ecological aspects of research, presenting data from physical, chemical, and biological sources. He examines the changing influence of climate, vegetation, and hunting opportunities on cultural exploitation tactics, as well as the effects of the growing population and agriculture on the environment. Cordova argues that an interdisciplinary approach to studying the area is crucial to achieving a true understanding of Jordan’s changing landscape. Chapter topics include approaches to the study of ancient Jordanian landscapes in the Near Eastern context; the physical scene; endowed landscapes of the woodlands; the encroaching drylands; the current and future state of the paleoecological and geoarchaeological record; patterns of millennial landscape change; and the process of interpreting millennial landscape change. The text is abundantly illustrated with photos, line illustrations, tables, and maps, providing a valuable assessment of archaeological developments over the prehistory and history of what today is the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. This volume will be especially welcomed by scholars interested in the archaeology, history, and geography of Jordan, the Levant, and the Near East and by field-school students working on archaeological projects in Jordan." 
Price: 44.95 USD
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The Herakleopolite Nome  A Catalogue of the Toponyms with Introduction and Commentary, Falivene, Maria Rosaria
5 Falivene, Maria Rosaria The Herakleopolite Nome A Catalogue of the Toponyms with Introduction and Commentary
Atlanta, GA Scholars Press 1998 0788504126 / 9780788504129 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Red cloth covered boards, lightly bumped top fore corners ; As new, unread ; American Studies in Papyrology #37; 1 x 11.75 x 9 Inches; 324 pages; Falivene presents an A-Z listing of names in the Herakleopite nome, a district of Middle Egypt, largely based on Greek papyri dating from the third century BC to the eighth century AD. The importance of the Herakleopite villages is discussed along with the likely provenance of the documents upon which this study is based. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Qikiqtaruk Inuvialuit Archaeology on Herschel Island, Friesen, T. Max
6 Friesen, T. Max Qikiqtaruk Inuvialuit Archaeology on Herschel Island
Whitehorse YK Government of the Yukon 1998 1550188046 / 9781550188042 Softcover Very Good+ 
Card covers show very light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book, card covers are clean and crisp.; Colour photographs & maps; Oblong 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 22 pages; "Herschel Island, or Qikiqtaruk as it is is known in the Inuvialuit language, played a central role in the lives of the Inuvialuit of the Yukon North Slope: it was one of the first places settled by the ancestors of the Inuvialuit, it as a rich hunting and fishing area for many centuries. Much later it was the place where Inuvialuit met and interacte with newcomers from the South, notably explorers, whalers, missionaries and traders from southern Canada, Europe and the US. Most of the information in the book results from archaeology which occurred on Herschel Island between 1990 and 1992 as a part of the Qikiqtaruk Archaeology Project." 
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7 Gascou, Jean Un Codex Fiscal Hermopolite (P. Sorb II 69) (American Studies in Papyrology v. 32)
Atlanta, GA Scholars Press 1994 1555409369 / 9781555409364 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Slight wear to red cloth covered boards ; A bright, solid book, unread ; 0.99 x 11.34 x 8.6 Inches; 289 pages; Text in French, only copyright page is in English 
Price: 19.95 USD
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A Look Back in Time The Archaeology of Fort Selkirk, Hare, Greg & Ruth Gotthardt
8 Hare, Greg & Ruth Gotthardt A Look Back in Time The Archaeology of Fort Selkirk
Whitehorse YK Government of Yukon 1996 0968070302 / 9780968070307 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Card covers show light shelf wear and scuffing, some corner curl. ; A bright, solid book. ; Colour photographs; Oblong 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 32 pages; "Archaeology in the Fort Selkirk area was carried out between 1987-89 as a cooperative project of the Selkirk First Nation, the Yukon Heritge Branch and Yukon College. The 1988 and 1989 work was carried out as a joint archaeology and culture history project in which Selkirk First Nations Elders assisted archaeologists in the identification and interpretation of traditional sites in the Fort Selkirk area." 
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The Great Fraser Midden, Hill-Tout, Charles
9 Hill-Tout, Charles The Great Fraser Midden
Vancouver BC The Art, Historical and Scientific Ass'n of Vancouver 1938 Pamphlet Near Fine Illustrated by Sepia tone photos 
Only slight edge wear ; Bright solid book. ; Trade PB; 0.06 x 9 x 5.75 Inches; 10 pages; This pamphlet is 'An Address given at Marpole on the Formal presentation of the Midden Cairn to the City by His Honour Judge F.W.Howay', noted local historian. This presentation was made May 7 1938. Sepia photos illustrate this slim volume. The last page holds a bibliography of publication relating to the aboriginal peoples of the Vancouver area, both recent and ancient. On the back is a list of the directors, life members and honorary members of the Art, Historical and Scientific Association of Vancouver who were Directors of the Vancouver City Museum, located on the top floor of the (Carnegie) Public Library at the corner of Hastings and Main. 
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In Search of Ancient British Columbia - Volume 1, Huck, Barbara
10 Huck, Barbara In Search of Ancient British Columbia - Volume 1
Winnipeg, MB Heartland Publications 2006 1896150055 / 9781896150055 First Edition; Second Printing Softcover Near Fine 
Only slight wear to card covers; A bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations; 8.43 X 5.85 X 0.73 inches; 304 pages; "Today, B.C. is one of the world's most geographically varied places. But clues to its ancient past are everywhere, in its mountains and arid valleys, along its lakeshores and seacoasts." The authors examine the geological history of southern British Columbia, also going into the Archaeology and Paleontology 
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Aghvook, White Eskimo;  Otto Geist and Alaskan Archaeology,, Keim, Charles J
11 Keim, Charles J Aghvook, White Eskimo; Otto Geist and Alaskan Archaeology,
Alaska University of Alaska Press 1969 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket Illustrated by Color Frontispiece 
Scuffed dust jacket shows wear to extremities, 1/2" tear top DJ spine. Previous owner's name to front free endpaper. ; A tight solid book. DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 313 pages 
Price: 18.50 USD
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Skywatchers, Shamans & Kings  Astronomy and the Archaeology of Power, Krupp, E. C.
12 Krupp, E. C. Skywatchers, Shamans & Kings Astronomy and the Archaeology of Power
New York Wiley 1996 0471048631 / 9780471048633 1st Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
DJ shows very light shelf wear. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. Text unmarked.; Wiley Popular Science; 9.44 X 7.26 X 1.19 inches; 364 pages; "An astronomer with a Jungian streak, Krupp (Echoes of the Ancient Sky), the director of the Griffith Observatory in L.A., synthesizes the study of the heavens with archeology in an intriguing attempt to understand the cultural power of shamans and kings in ancient civilizations. In the tradition of Frazer, Eliade and Campbell, the author seeks commonality in the use of sky myths by shamans from cultures as diverse as the Mayan, Egyptian, Tibetan, Mongolian, Chinese, Turkic, African and Inuit, as well as those of the indigenous peoples of the American plains, Northwest and Southwest. Carefully analyzing sacred petroglyphs, pictographs and statuary, he traces the evolution of culture from hunting bands to the establishment of complex civilizations. The journey includes study of the natural high places of the earth, which direct human awe heavenward toward the sky gods. Alternately, the chthonic depths of caves and grottoes are examined for insight into the traditions of nurturing mother goddesses and fertility cults. Throughout, reference to ancient awareness of the movement of the planets and constellations, especially in regard to the solstices and equinoxes, is highlighted. With an anecdotal style and with reference to myriad illustrations, Krupp enngagingly explores the historic derivation of political control descending from the skies, to rulers. The harmonics of order implicit in the structure of the cosmos, he forcefully contends, are endangered by contemporary reactionary, earthbound cultures, engendering conflicts that are expressed in rising social intolerance and religious fundamentalism. " 
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Mesopotamia, Margueron, Jean-Claude & H.S.B. Harrison (translator)
13 Margueron, Jean-Claude & H.S.B. Harrison (translator) Mesopotamia
New York World Publishing Company 1965 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by B&W and Color Plates 
DJ shows shelf wear and soiling, small chips and short tears, scuffed, price-clipped. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; Archaeologica MVNDI; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 212 pages; :Series prepared under the direction of Jean Marcade, Professor of Archaeology at the University of Bordeaux. Mesopotamia provides a first class example of the way in which archaeology has advanced historical studies, both in supplying fresh written souces and in revealing unknown perspectives of the first ages of civilization; moreover, the invention of agriculture, the advent of metal an the discovery of writing are among the most stirring events in the epic of humanity. It also affords a splendid example of the progress made by archaeological methods and aims. The special stratigraphy of the Mesopotamian mounds and the many difficulties involved in clearing clay buildings have greatly contributed to more highly disciplined methods of excavation. And the importance of the discoveries in the Land of the Two Rivers has surely earned the so-called "auxiliary" science recognition in its own right." 
Price: 22.50 USD
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Alberni Prehistory   Archaeological and Ethnographic Investigations On Western Vancouver Island, McMillan, Alan D. & Denis E. St. Claire
14 McMillan, Alan D. & Denis E. St. Claire Alberni Prehistory Archaeological and Ethnographic Investigations On Western Vancouver Island
Penticton, BC Theytus Books 1982 091944105X / 9780919441057 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Card covers show light shelf wear, creasing. ; A bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 219 pages; This is the "first book to detail the prehistory and culture history of the Central Westcoast (Nootkan) people, the Tseshaht and Opetchesaht, whose traditional homeland includes the Alberni Valley and Westcoast region of Vancouver Island. ... It includes a full report on the data excavated from one prehistoric native village site, a survey of all other recorded archaeological sites in the study area, plus detailed ethnographic and historic information on native groups and their seasonal cycle of activities." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Shanawdithits People ; The Archaeology of the Beothuks, Pastore, Ralph
15 Pastore, Ralph Shanawdithits People ; The Archaeology of the Beothuks
St. John's NF Atlantic Archaeology Ltd 1992 0929048024 / 9780929048024 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket Illustrated by Map Endpapers 
Back cover creased lower fore corner ; Glossy pictorial boards ; Color Photographs; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 74 pages; "Shanawdithit (ca. 1801 – June 6, 1829), also noted as Shawnadithititis, Shawnawdithit, Nancy April and Nancy Shanawdithit, was the last known living member of the Beothuk people of Newfoundland, Canada. Also remembered for drawings she made towards the end of her life, Shawnawdithit was in her late twenties when she died of tuberculosis in St. John's, Newfoundland." - Wikipedia 
Price: 14.95 USD
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Tell El Amarna, Petrie, Sir W.M.Flinders
16 Petrie, Sir W.M.Flinders Tell El Amarna
Warminster UK Aris & Phillips Ltd 1974 0856680176 / 9780856680175 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by B&W and Color Plates 
B&W Illustrations; 93 pages; This book was originally published in 1894 by Methuen. 
Price: 165.00 USD
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Story of Decipherment  From Egyptian Hieroglyphic to Linear B, Pope, Maurice
17 Pope, Maurice Story of Decipherment From Egyptian Hieroglyphic to Linear B
London Thames & Hudson Ltd 1975 0500780013 / 9780500780015 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Light wear to extremities, light creasing of dust jacket. A little soil top back edge of DJ. ; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. A bright, solid book.; The World of archaeology; B&W Illustrations; 216 pages; "Pope discusses the contributions to the science of decipherment made by theorists like Leibnitz and by the brilliant practitioners from Champollion to Ventris. 
Price: 19.95 USD
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The Early Christian and Norse Settlements at Birsay, Orkney, Radford, C. A. Ralegh
18 Radford, C. A. Ralegh The Early Christian and Norse Settlements at Birsay, Orkney
Edinburgh Her Majesty's Stationary Office 1968 0114901694 / 9780114901691 Second Printing Pamphlet Very Good 
Light crease to bottom foredge. ; A bright, solid book. Fold-out map at back ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 24 pages; This is a government guide to the research and excavations done on the sites on the Orkney Islands where evidence has been found of Norse habitation. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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