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Image for The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology Volume 71, 1985

The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology Volume 71, 1985

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, The Egypt Exploration Society: 1985

Seller ID: 0161

Condition: Very Good


This one's a magazine masquerading as a book, as there is so much to read!It's been lovingly cared for and is pristine with the exception of a little sunning to spine. No names or writing. Measures 9"x11" and has 211 pages plus black and white plates at back of book printed on coated paper. A sampling of article topics include: status symbols in the architecture of El-'Amarna; reflections on the reign of Ramesses VI; the identity of the Ramesside Queen Tyti; the camel in dynastic Egypt; and Anubis and the lunar disc; and the composition of a military work party in Roman Egypt. Other issues av... View more info

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Ancient Portraits from the Athenian Agora

By: N/A

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, American School of Classic Studies at Athens: 1960

Seller ID: 0441

Condition: Very good


Very nice, clean booklet measuring 5-1/2"x8-3/4." No defects of note save faint toning to outer edge of front cover.Published as part of a series entitled "Excavations of the Athenian Agora." Lavishly illustrated throughout with detailed photographs of portraits found as both sculptures and on coins. Includes detailed drawings of the lay-out of the Agora itself. Unpaginated, but we counted 32. View more info

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The Journal of the Walters Art Gallery 1949

By: N/A

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Baltomore, Maryland, Trustees of the Walter's Art Gallery: 1949

Edition: Volume XII

Seller ID: 3396

Condition: Very good condition


As I write this it's the third issue I have listed on here. I bought them all at the same time and never saw another since. Among the offerings are these: The Walters Art Gallery Mummy; Robert Gilmor Jr. Baltimore Collector. A Method for Detecting False Limoges Painted Enamels; Firearms Carved by the Master H.N.; The Brummer Collection; illuminated manuscripts and a fifth century bronze ornament. Magazine measures 8-1/2" x 11" and has 111 pages. There's a small crease to top front edge and two small spots on the word Baltimore at bottom of the cover. View more info

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Kon-Tiki Museum Norway; English, Norsk and German Text

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oslo, Norway, Institute For Pacific Archaeology and Cultural History: 1984

Seller ID: 4154

ISBN: 8276700136

Condition: Fine condition


This is a verry handsome booklet about the Kon-Tiki Museum which was/is the home of the Kon-Tiki raft and papyrus boat, Ra. The Thor Heyerdahl 's famous exhibited together from various archaeological expeditions. there's a color photo of Herdahl at the front of the booklet. His signature is on it too, but I doubt very greatly that it was not signed by hand. Rhe bookj;let measures 6-1/2" x 9-1/2" and has 32 pages cvering the 1947 expedition, the Galapagos Expedion of 1953; the Easter Island Expedition in 1955-56; From Balsa Raft to Reed Boat; The RA Expeditions; the Tigris Expedition; and so... View more info

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The Eclectic Epigrapher (Stonehenge Viewpoint Issues 99-100)

By: Cyr, Donald L. (editor)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, California, Stonehenge Viewpoint: 1993

Edition: Stonehenge Viewpoint Issues 99-100)

Seller ID: 2313

Condition: Very good condition


Very nice, clean journal inside and out with no names or writing and no spine crease. Tightly bound with pristine pages and page edges. A compendium of articles including, but not limited to, the following topics: the unsolved ogam-like carvings of the Colorado-Oklahoma area; the Colorado Ogam expedition; remarks on the Colorado/Oklahoma petroglyphs; oral speech and epigraphy; ancient Chinese maps of the world and more. 9see photo of table of contents). Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs, charts and drawings. 128 pages. Indexed. View more info

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Antiquity; A Quarterly Review of Archaeology March, 1971

By: Daniel, Glyn

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Antiquity Publications LTD.: 1971

Edition: Vol. XLV, No. 177

Seller ID: 0715

Condition: Fine


Crisp, clean, untoned paper and no names or writing make this magazine a stand-out. I have MANY issues of this, so if you're looking for a specific one please use the contact button and send me an email. The magazine measures 7"x9-3/4" and has 80 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings, including a handsome fold-put. Principle topics covered in this issue are: Dilmun; The Wessex culture; Archaeology in Sulawesi, Indonesia; the first British navy; and the Graveney boat View more info

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Antiquity: A Quarterly Review of Archaeology MARCH (1969)

By: Daniel, Glyn

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Antiquity Publications Ltd.: 1969

Edition: XLIII

Seller ID: 3040

Condition: Very good condition


Crisp, clean, untoned paper and no names or writing make this magazine a stand-out. I have MANY issues of this, so if you're looking for a specific one please use the contact button and send me an email. The magazine measures 7"x 9-3/4" and has 84 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings. Principle topics covered in this issue are: "Are These the Walls of Camelot?"; Excavations at Knowth, Count Meath, Ireland, 1968; Radiocarbon Dates and the Scottish Iron Age; The Origins of Agriculture, A Reconsideration; South Cadbury Excavations, 1968; and Verulamium 1966-68. View more info

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Karanis: An Egyptian Town in Roman Times

By: Elaine K. Gazda

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Michigan, Kelesey Museum of Archaeology, The University of Michigan: 1983

Seller ID: 4070

Condition: First printing


This booklet is like brand new, even though it's dated 1983. It derived from the discoveries the Univierty of Michigan's Expedition to Egypt from 1924-1935. The booklet measures 8-1/2" x 11" and has 50 pristine pages.There are many photos from the lengthly trip, and quite a few drawings.The contents include these chapters: "Karanis In Perspective; The Rural Economy; Domestic Life; and The Temples and the Gods. View more info

Image for The Scientific Test of the Spade"; Leroy Waterman and the University of Michigan Excavations at Sepphoris, 1931

The Scientific Test of the Spade"; Leroy Waterman and the University of Michigan Excavations at Sepphoris, 1931

By: Elaine K. Gazda and Elise A, Friedland (Editors)

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Michigan, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, University of Michigan: 1997

Seller ID: 4124

Condition: Fine condition, Like New


This booklet is part of several other archaeological imprints from the early 1930's when the University went to excavate the hidden treasures of the world. This booklet discusses the adventure in Sepphoris in Palestine. The booklet measures 8-1/2" x 11" and has 21 pages black an white phoographs, plus drawings and a map. The green cover has three diamond shapes which open a window to the big picture behind it. View more info

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The Lake Pleasant Project; Lake Pleasant II (Arizona 1971, 1973)

By: Fish, Paul R.; Huckell, Bruce B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Arizona State Museum: 1971, 1973

Seller ID: 0995

Condition: Very good


Here we have two very hard to find (especially the second volume) preliminary archaeological reports on The Lake Pleasant Project which was undertaken by the Arizona State Museum with the cooperation of the Arizona Highway Department in early 1970's. The earlier one focuses on the excavation of the Beardsley Canal Site, a colonial Hohokam village on the Agua Pria River in Central Arizona. The second does likewise but indicates the Lower Agua Pria River. Both booklets are very basic in design, but offer much information, plus photographs and drawings of the excavation and its finds. 35 pages co... View more info

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Look After the Pennies. Numismatics

By: Goodburn-Brown, Dana; Jones, Julie

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Archetype Publications: 1998

Edition: First edition stated

Seller ID: 4260

ISBN: 1873132816

Condition: NEW


Crisp BRAND NEW book. Illustrated with charts, graphs, and black and white photos. Book examines developments in analysis and conservation and how to screen and prioritize large groups of excavation coins. Much information on corrosion, cleaning exacavated coins, and treating silver coins with alkaline dithionite. The book measures 7-1/4" x 9-3/4" and has 91 pages. View more info

Image for Amphoras and the Ancient Wine Trade;The Stoa of Attalos II in Athens; Garden Lore of Ancient Athens;Cure and Cult in Ancient Corinth.

Amphoras and the Ancient Wine Trade;The Stoa of Attalos II in Athens; Garden Lore of Ancient Athens;Cure and Cult in Ancient Corinth.

By: Grace, Virginia R; Thompson, Homer; Thompson, Dorothy Burr; Lang Mabel

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, American School of Classical Studies at Athens: 1961, 1962, 1962, 1977

Edition: Two presumed est. Ed.; Two 2nd printing

Seller ID: 4027

Condition: Near fine condition


These classical Athenian booklets are accompanied by three more in a separate lot here, all of which are about ancient Athens. These four consist of three Athens booklets about the wine trade, the stoa, and garden lore of ancient Athens. The fourth is Cure and Cult in Corinth, a guide to the Asklepeion, the beginning of a series of topics on Corinth. All are published by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens and all measure 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" and together have 123 pages. Crisp and clean with only one defeat -- a tiny name of a previous owner at upper top corner of first page on one... View more info

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The International Journal of Korean Art and Archaeology (Volume 01, 2007 Premier Issue in English)

By: Hongnam, Kim (editor)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Seoul, Korea, National Museum of Korea: 2007

Edition: Volume 01 Premier 2007

Seller ID: 3077

Condition: Near fine condition


Very clean and tightly bound journal with just a tiny tear to top of spine which I reglued and is holding well. This is a heavy magazine measuring 8-3/4" x 12" pronted on substantial paper. No numbering of pages, but they measure 1/2" thick. Articles include: The Bronze culture of Korea; The Life and Art of Kim Hong-do; The Influence of Baekje on Ancient Japan; The Architectural Theories and Planning Concepts of Seongyojang; Goryeo Celadon in Japan; and A Prospective on the History of Korean Portrait Painting. Nicely illustrated -- a very sophisticated publication. English language. View more info

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Colonial Williamsburg Archeaological Series (Booklets 1-4 1969)

By: Hume, Ivor Noel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Williamsburg, Virginia, Colonial Williamsburg: 1969

Seller ID: 1789

Condition: Very Good


These archaeological booklets were printed in large numbers, but it is uncommon to find the first four titles together in clean, attractive condition. All are tightly bound and have no names or writing. Their titles are: Glass in Colonial Williamsburg's Archaeological Collections; Pottery and Porcelain in Colonial Williamsburg's Archaeological Collections; Archaeology and Wetherburn's Tavern; and The Wells of Williamsburg -- Colonial Time Capsules. All four were authored by Ivor Noel Hume and measure 6"x9" with a collective 189 pages. Illustrated throughout with black and white photos. Faults ... View more info

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Introduction To Zuni Fetishism (1943)

By: Kirk, Ruth F.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Santa Fe, New Mexico, Archaeological Institute of America: 1943

Seller ID: 2348

Condition: Very Good condition


This small booklet has become a classic on the subject of Zuni Indian Fetishism. It measures 5-1/4" x 8" and has 65 clean pages. A few small black and white photographs augment the text which includes works cited. Very nice, clean booklet. Mild toning to spine area only fault. Measures 5-1/2"x8-1/4". A scholarly, yet accessible, look at the use of fetishes in Zuni religious observances. (HIST.2) View more info

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Khajuraho: Archaeological Survey of India 1965

By: Krishna Deva

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Director General of Archaeology in India: 1965

Seller ID: 1145

Condition: Very Good


A bit hard to find, but here it is in very nice clean condition. Booklet measures 5-1/2"x8-1/2" and has 44 pages plus a wonderful large fold-out at back which shows a map on one side and a scale drawing of Temple Lakshmana on the other. Booklet also contains numerous black and white photographs printed on quality coated paper. Other than one very small tear to outer edge of back cover and one also small one on map, both of which I repaired with almost invisible archival tape, the book is very good. View more info

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People of the Mounds: Ohio's Hopewell Culture

By: Lepper, Bradley T.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Columbus, Ohio, The Ohio Historical Society: 2002

Edition: Revised & Reprinted

Seller ID: 1018

Condition: Fine


This booklet was originally published in the 1990's by the Eastern National Park and Monument Association, but is offered here in its revised version published by the Ohio Historical Society in 2002. the booklet measures 8-1/2"x11" and is illustrated with black and white and color photos, plus maps and art. Ohio is noted for its mounds and earthworks, especially those left in the Ohio Valley by the Hopewell and Adena cultures. The Hopewell is the focus here. 23 pages. View more info

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Archaeology at Franklin's Court 1973 (Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin)

By: Liggett, Barbara

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, The McFarland Company:

Edition: 1973

Seller ID: 0306

Condition: Very Good


Beautifully made booklet designed with a white embossed card cover with white on white raised lettering and a paste-on image of a blue and white bowl on the front. It measures 8" square and has a color photo of the excavation at frontis protected by a clean tissue guard. It's illustrated throughout with color photographs and small drawings. REALLY NICE. Tells the story of an excavation which took place in Philadelphia on three lots, all once owned by Benjamin Franklin. Unpaginated, but I counted 40 pages. View more info

Image for Portals to Eternity; The Necropolis at Terenouthis in Lower Egypt -- 1987

Portals to Eternity; The Necropolis at Terenouthis in Lower Egypt -- 1987

By: McCleary, Roger V.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Museum of Archaeology University of Michigan: 1987

Seller ID: 4076

Condition: Fine, As New


This is a crisp, beautiful booklet which was published using the informationgarnered by the Michigan University's Reconnaissance Expedition Kom Abou Billou, the Nicopolis of Ancient Terenouthis from March to April, 1935. There are no defects of note. the beoklet measures 8-1/2" x 11" and has 15 pages with many photographs throughout.I have photographed the Contents page so you cna see it (I hope). View more info

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Restoration of Ancient Bronzes and Cure of Malignant Patina (1930)

By: Nichols, Henry W.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Chicago, Field Museum of Natural History: 1930

Seller ID: 2360

Condition: Very Good condition


Very clean and tightly bound booklet which was No.3 of the Field Museum of Natural History's Museum Technique Series. The booklet measures 6-1/2" x 9-1/2" with 50 pages plus index. Contents include a foreword by Berthold Laufer, then curator of the Department of Anthropology for the Field Museum, restoration of ancient bronzes and cure of malignant patina, apparatus used at the Field Museum, cleaning treated specimens and preparing them for exhibition, and malignant patina itself. View more info