Underworld Imagining the Afterlife in Ancient South Italian Vase Painting
ISBN: HB: 9781606067345, Getty Publications, January 2022
240 pp., 26.7x21.6 cm, illus.
What happens to us when we die? What might the afterlife look like? For the ancient Greeks, the dead lived on, overseen by Hades in the Underworld. We read of famous sinners, such as Sisyphus, forever rolling his rock, and the fierce guard dog Kerber...
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Maya Universe in Stone
ISBN: HB: 9781606067444, Getty Publications, November 2021
192 pp., 25.4x21.6 cm, illus.
In 1950, Dana Lamb, an explorer of some notoriety, stumbled on a Maya ruin in the tropical forests of northern Guatemala. Lamb failed to record the location of the site he called Laxtunich, turning his find into the mystery at the center of this book...
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Social Constellations and Settlement Practice The Archaeology of Non-Urban Complexity in Southeastern Burkina Faso
ISBN: PB: 9780913516324, Yale University Press, June 2021
320 pp., 24.8x17.1 cm, 82 black&white illus.
This volume explores the relationships among political strategies, economic practices, and land use in a region inhabited by precolonial West African Gulmance kingdoms. It proposes that variability in farming practices and landscape use was driven by...
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Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss: History of the Site Exhibition Guide
ISBN: PB: 9783791358352, Prestel Publishing, March 2021
192 pp., 22x12 cm, 175 colour and black&white illus.
Monastery, royal palace, museum, parade ground, Palace of the Republic, archeological site, and cultural building – a lot has happened on this spot, in the middle of Berlin, on which the Humboldt Forum is located today. Where initially only a civil b...
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Cuzco Incas, Spaniards, and the Making of a Colonial City
ISBN: HB: 9780300218114, Yale University Press, June 2020
200 pp., 26.7x21.6 cm, 94 illus.
Through objects, buildings, and colonial texts, this book tells the story of how Cuzco, the capital of the Inca Empire, was transformed into a Spanish colonial city. When Spaniards invaded and conquered Peru in the 16th century, they installed in Cuz...
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Mesopotamia Civilization Begins
ISBN: HB: 9781606066492, Getty Publications, April 2020
352 pp., 29.2x22.9 cm, 270 colour illus. illus; 1 map
Ancient Mesopotamia, a region that mainly corresponds to modern-day Iraq, has a record of human activity dating back nearly fifteen thousand years. Writing was invented in Mesopotamia at the end of the fourth millennium BCE, and urbanization reached...
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Perspectives on Early Andean Civilization in Peru Interaction, Authority, and Socioeconomic Organization during the First and Second Millennia B.C.
ISBN: PB: 9780913516300, Yale University Press, February 2020
192 pp., 24.7x17.1 cm, 121 black&white illus.
This Yale University Publications in Anthropology volume presents investigations of Peruvian archaeological sites, focusing on early developments in coastal, highland, and cloud forest environments. The contributors provide new perspectives on early...
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Sahel Art and Empires on the Shores of the Sahara
ISBN: HB: 9781588396877, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, January 2020
288 pp., 27.9x22.8 cm, 300 colour illus.
This groundbreaking volume examines the extraordinary artistic and cultural traditions of the African region known as the Sahel ("shore" in Arabic), a vast area on the southern edge of the Sahara Desert that includes present-day Senegal, Mauritania,...
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Osteology of Deinonychus antirrhopus, an Unusual Theropod from the Lower Cretaceous of Montana 50th Anniversary Edition
ISBN: PB: 9781933789392, Yale University Press, November 2019
196 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 96 black&white illus.
John H. Ostrom's expeditions to the Bighorn Basin of Wyoming and Montana in the 1960s resulted in discoveries and research that would change long-held concepts in paleontology. This fiftieth-anniversary edition of his now well-known description of th...
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Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Fascicule 10 Athenian Red, Figured Column and Volute Kraters
ISBN: HB: 9781606066010, Getty Publications, November 2019
162 pp., 25x15 cm
Cataloging some hundred thousand examples of ancient Greek painted pottery held in collections around the world, the authoritative "Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum" (Corpus of Ancient Vases) is the oldest research project of the Union Academique Internatio...
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