BookDiscovered in Suffolk in 1942, the Mildenhall Treasure is one of the most important collections of Late Roman silver tableware from the Roman Empire and one of the most iconic sets of objects in the British Museum. This generously illustrated book offers a comprehensive study of the 28 pieces of...
BookThe archaeology of the Old Stone Age of Southern Africa is of major importance to our understanding of human adaptation and evolution over the last two million years. This volume considers the history of archaeological discovery in this region then goes on to provide a review and analyses of key...
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...