Book chapterPart of a multi-author chapter discussing late and post-medieval finds from excavations on the island of Kinolhas, illustrating links with South Asia, the Middle East and East Africa, and illustrating the importance of the Maldives within Indian Ocean networks.
Abe, Yoshinari ; Dussubieux, Laure ; Wood, Marilee ; Haour, Anne ; Simpson, St John
Early medieval industries of Khurasan and evidence for the mining, working and export of talc cooking pots, and small items of jet and turquoiseDiscussion of textual evidence for the exploitation of different resources in Khurasan, and how archaeological evidence from Merv shows the import of talc cooking pots, and small items of jet and turquoise from neighbouring highland Iran in the early medieval period, with the implications that they raise
Simpson, St John
BookFor more than 25,000 years, Arctic peoples have made warm and hospitable homes in diverse and innovative ways out of ecosystems of ice. For the first time in their long history, however, Arctic communities are facing the real possibility that the foundations of their way of life—sea ice and permafrost—will...
Lincoln, Amber ; Cooper, Jago ; Jan Peter, Laurens Loovers
Journal articleAn annual summary of coin hoards from England, Scotland and Wales found up to the end of the year before the year of publication of the journal.
Ghey, Eleanor ; Andrews, Murray
Journal articleInterpreting over 17,000 Roman coins Since the discovery of the Beau Street Hoard in Bath in 2007, years of research have illuminated the contents of this huge collection of late 3rd-century Roman coins, revealing new clues to why it might have been buried.
BookPublication of excavations at Granford, in the Cambridgeshire fens undertaken between 1958 and 1964. The authors excavated a very large Romano-British settlement which seems to have been initially occupied around AD 65-75, and grew to a substantial size, subsisting mainly on agriculture, but evidence for weaving, and pottery production was...
BookMore coin hoards have been recorded from Roman Britain than from any other province of the Empire. This comprehensive and lavishly illustrated volume provides a survey of over 3260 hoards of Iron Age and Roman coins found in England and Wales with a detailed analysis and discussion. Theories of hoarding...
Bland, Roger ; Chadwick, Adrian ; Ghey, Eleanor ; Haselgrove, Colin ; Mattingly, David J.
BookMoving beyond typological and stylistic discourses on Egyptian statuary, the papers gathered here seek to explore the architectural, cultic and production contexts of statuary, to shed light on religious or cultural practices, and the political or economic agenda behind the display or hiding of these sculptures. How and why were...
Museological approaches to the management of digital research and engagement: The African Rock Art Image ProjectThe African Rock Art Image Project at the British Museum has documented and disseminated c. 24,000 digital images of rock art from throughout the continent, donated by the Trust for African Rock Art (TARA). The images were registered into the British Museum’s permanent collection and treated as objects in their...
Anderson, Helen ; Galvin, Elizabeth ; de Torres Rodriguez, Jorge