Death And Burial In The Roman World

Author: J. M. C. Toynbee
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801855078
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Never before available in paperback, J. M. C. Toynbee's study is the most comprehensive book on Roman burial practices.

Burial In Later Anglo Saxon England C 650 1100 Ad

Author: Jo Buckberry
Publisher: Oxbow Books
ISBN: 9781785705496
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This edited volume is the first that brings together papers by leading researchers in the field and illustrates the diversity of approaches being used to study the burials of this period.

Performing Death

Author: Nicola Laneri
Publisher: Oriental Inst Publications Sales
ISBN: 9781885923509
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This volume represents a collection of contributions presented by the authors during the Second Annual University of Chicago Oriental Institute Seminar "Performing Death: Social Analyses of Funerary Traditions in the Ancient Mediterranean," ...

Regarding The Dead

Author: Alexandra Fletcher
Publisher: British Museum Publications Limited
ISBN: 9780861591978
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A key publication on the British Museum's approach to the ethical issues surrounding the inclusion of human remains in museum collections and possible solutions to the dilemmas relating to their curation, storage, access management and ...

Handbook Of Archaeological Methods

Author: Herbert D. G. Maschner
Publisher: Rowman Altamira
ISBN: 9780759100787
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The Handbook of Archaeological Methods comprises 37 articles by leading archaeologists on the key methods used by archaeologists in the field, in analysis, in theory building, and in managing cultural resources.

Living With Myths

Author: Paul Zanker
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199228698
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Provides a comprehensive introduction to Roman sarcophagi, exploring such subjects as the role of the mythological images in everyday life of the time, the messages they convey about the Romans' view of themselves and the reception of the ...

The Archaeology Of Athens

Author: John M. Camp
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300101515
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In this definitive book, prominent archaeologist John M. Camp presents an up-to-date survey of the monuments of ancient Athens and Attica to create a complete archaeological tour of the area.

Death And Changing Rituals

Author: J. Rasmus Brandt
Publisher: Oxbow Books
ISBN: 178297640X
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The contributions presented here are focused not on the examination of different funerary practices, their function and meaning, but on the changes of such rituals _ how and when they occurred and how they may be explained.