BookA report of the British Museum's 1984 expedition to Ashmunein.
Spencer, Jeffrey ; Bailey, Donald M.
BookA study of the great portico at Hermopolis Magna, Upper Egypt.
Snape, Steven R. ; Bailey, Donald M.
BookA collection of 18 papers on early methods of conservation including conservation techniques used on the Herculaneum papyri, paper, iron and bronze, stone, a Roman floor mosaic, wall-paintings, pottery and porcelain, stained glass and Maori wood carvings.
BookThese papers were originally presented at a conference in 2006, celebrating the work of the renowned Etruscologist, Sybille Haynes, in the year of her 80th birthday. Dr Haynes’ work has done much to elucidate and de-mystify the Etruscans, and this volume seeks to further define the Etruscan character manifest in...
Haynes, Sybille ; Swaddling, Judith ; Perkins, Philip
BookThis publication is based on papers presented at an academic conference that followed the British Museum’s exhibition Hadrian: Empire and Conflict. It offers new research by sixteen international experts on one of the most important Roman emperors. Their essays cover a wide range of aspects of Hadrian’s reign, which continues...
BookCosmetic sets are small two-piece crescent-shaped bronze kits consisting of a grooved mortar and a solid rod-like pestle. They date from the Late Iron Age to the 4th century AD and are found almost exclusively in Britain. Far from being the rare and exotic amulets once thought, Ralph Jackson shows...
BookIt is a sacred duty for Muslims, wherever they may reside, to go at least once in their lives to Mecca, the heartland of Islam. Now drawing millions of pilgrims annually, the Hajj is a powerful bond that brings Muslims together from across the world. Following on from the British...
BookThe hoard of Romano-British temple treasure discovered at Ashwell, Hertfordshire, in 2002, was a unique and sensational find. Comprised of some 27 gold and silver objects, it appears to have been buried in the later 3rd or 4th century AD. It includes an important silver-gilt figurine, a splendid suite of...
Jackson, Ralph ; Burleigh, Gilbert
BookThe Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS) is a project run by the British Museum which encourages the voluntary reporting of archaeological artefacts discovered by members of the public in England and Wales, particularly metal detector users. Finds are recorded onto a database (available at www.finds.org.uk), and this resource now holds records...
BookThis publication arises from a British Museum research project to consider the relationship between Egypt and Archaic Greece from the seventh century BC down to the fifth, through a re-assessment of the site of ancient Daphnae (now known as Tell Dafana) in the Nile Delta of Egypt. A great quantity...
Leclère, François ; Spencer, Jeffrey