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Image for Heshbon 1971  The Second Campaign at Tell Hesban : A Preliminary Report

Heshbon 1971 The Second Campaign at Tell Hesban : A Preliminary Report

By: Boraas, Roger S. & Siegfried H. Horn

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Berrien Springs, MI, Andrews University Press: 1973

Seller ID: 18230


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 View more info

Image for Heshbon 1968  The First Campaign at Tell Hesban

Heshbon 1968 The First Campaign at Tell Hesban

By: Boraas, Roger S; Horn, Siegfried H

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Berrien Springs, MI, Andrews University Press: 1969

Seller ID: 18229


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 View more info

Image for Pursuing the Past  a General account of British Columbia Archaeology

Pursuing the Past a General account of British Columbia Archaeology

By: Bunyan, D. E.

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Vancouver BC, UBC Museum of Anthropology: 1978

Seller ID: 15441


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 View more info

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Celtic Britain

By: Chadwick, Nora K.

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, Thames & Hudson: 1964

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 18558


DJ shows light shelf wear, price-clipped, some offset on endpapers. A tear on front flap. ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. This appears to be published in Britain by the original publisher (Thames & Hudson) with the imprint of Frederick A. Praeger pasted over it on the title page ; Ancient People and Places #34; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 238 pages; "The Celtic peoples are the earliest inhabitants of Britain who have... View more info

Image for Millennial Landscape Change in Jordan  Geoarchaeology and Cultural Ecology

Millennial Landscape Change in Jordan Geoarchaeology and Cultural Ecology

By: Cordova, Carlos E.

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Tucson, AZ, University of Arizona Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15732


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 t... View more info

Image for The Herakleopolite Nome  A Catalogue of the Toponyms with Introduction and Commentary

The Herakleopolite Nome A Catalogue of the Toponyms with Introduction and Commentary

By: Falivene, Maria Rosaria

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Atlanta, GA, Scholars Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13319


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. View more info

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Archaeology of the Dreamtime

By: Flood, Josephine

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Honolulu, HI, University of Hawaii Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18462


Boards and DJ show slight shelf wear. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W & Colour Illustrations; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; 288 pages; The author goes back 40,000 years to the arrival of the first Asians on the continent and analyzes how they adapted and how their art and culture developed. View more info

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Qikiqtaruk Inuvialuit Archaeology on Herschel Island

By: Friesen, T. Max

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Whitehorse YK, Government of the Yukon: 1998

Seller ID: 17904


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 i... View more info

Image for A Look Back in Time The Archaeology of Fort Selkirk

A Look Back in Time The Archaeology of Fort Selkirk

By: Hare, Greg & Ruth Gotthardt

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Whitehorse YK, Government of Yukon: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17905


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 archaeolo... View more info

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In Search of Ancient British Columbia - Volume 1

By: Huck, Barbara

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, MB, Heartland Publications: 2006

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 16644


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 View more info

Image for Aghvook, White Eskimo;  Otto Geist and Alaskan Archaeology,

Aghvook, White Eskimo; Otto Geist and Alaskan Archaeology,

By: Keim, Charles J

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Alaska, University of Alaska Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15153


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 View more info

Image for Skywatchers, Shamans & Kings  Astronomy and the Archaeology of Power

Skywatchers, Shamans & Kings Astronomy and the Archaeology of Power

By: Krupp, E. C.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, Wiley: 1996

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 17764


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 Fr... View more info

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Mesopotamia

By: Margueron, Jean-Claude & H.S.B. Harrison (translator)

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, World Publishing Company: 1965

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 17799


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 an... View more info

Image for Ancestral Voices  Decoding ancient languages

Ancestral Voices Decoding ancient languages

By: Norman, James

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble Books: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 18550


DJ and boards show very light shelf wear. ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Illustrations; 8.90 X 6.20 X 1 inches; 242 pages; "Recounts the work of leading nineteenthand twentieth-century literary archaeologists in searching out, studying, and deciphering ancient writings and thereby retrieving the histories and literatures of ancient cultures" View more info

Image for Shanawdithits People ; The Archaeology of the Beothuks

Shanawdithits People ; The Archaeology of the Beothuks

By: Pastore, Ralph

Price: $14.95

Publisher: St. John's NF, Atlantic Archaeology Ltd: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15818


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 ... View more info

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Tell El Amarna

By: Petrie, Sir W.M.Flinders

Price: $165.00

Publisher: Warminster UK, Aris & Phillips Ltd: 1974

Seller ID: 15140


B&W Illustrations; 93 pages; This book was originally published in 1894 by Methuen. View more info

Image for Story of Decipherment  From Egyptian Hieroglyphic to Linear B

Story of Decipherment From Egyptian Hieroglyphic to Linear B

By: Pope, Maurice

Price: $19.95

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson Ltd: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16133


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. View more info

Image for The Early Christian and Norse Settlements at Birsay, Orkney

The Early Christian and Norse Settlements at Birsay, Orkney

By: Radford, C. A. Ralegh

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, Her Majesty's Stationary Office: 1968

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 17427


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. View more info

Image for From Hudson Bay to Botany Bay;  The Lost Frigates of Laperouse

From Hudson Bay to Botany Bay; The Lost Frigates of Laperouse

By: Shelton, Russell C.

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, NC Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18487


Light edge wear ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 228 pages; Marine archaeologists attempt to expand our knowledge of the 18th century sailor and scientific explorer, the Count Jean François de Galaup, de la Pérouse View more info

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Wessex

By: Stone, J. F. S.

Price: $19.50

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1963

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 18557


DJ shows some shelf wear.; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; Ancient People and Places #9; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 207 pages; Wessex, rich in history, is home to the Plains of Salisbuy and Stonehenge. "Dr. Stone presents a picture of pre-Celtic Wessex and sets the stage for the final pre-Roman phase when the Celtic-speaking peoples arrived in Britain." View more info