Friday, February 21, 2014

Sidestone Press e-library

Sidestone e-library
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We believe scientific information should be available at all time, at all places and to each and every one. Therefore everyone is free to browse, search and read most of our publications online in our digital library. We only ask a small fee for downloading the PDF, this helps us keeping our library running! 
Among Sidestone titles relating to antiquity are:


Au fil de l’os

Économie et société chez les Rèmes et les Suessions par le prisme de l’archéozoologie


Pierre-Emmanuel Paris | 2016

Dans les Commentaires de la guerre des Gaules de César, le terme d’”oppidum” – qui désigne dans ces écrits toute forme d’agglomération fortifiée – est...





Rome aan de Noordzee

Burgers en barbaren te Velsen


Arjen V.A.J. Bosman | 2016

2000 jaar geleden waren het roerige tijden in Nederland. De zuidelijke Nederlanden waren nog maar enkele tientallen jaren geleden veroverd door de Romeinen toen ze...





Fernweh

Crossing borders and connecting people in archaeological heritage management. Essays in honour of prof. Willem J.H. Willems


Edited by Monique H. van den Dries, Sjoerd J. van der Linde & Amy Strecker | 2015

‘Fernweh’ is a collection of essays on archaeological heritage management issues dedicated to Professor dr. Willem J.H. Willems.

Willem Willems (1950-2014) was one of...





Carthage. Fact and Myth


Edited by Roald Docter, Ridha Boussoffara & Pieter ter Keurs | 2015

Carthage is mainly known as the city that was utterly destroyed by the Romans in 146 BC. This book tells the story about this fascinating city, which for centuries was the centre of a far-flung trade network in the Mediterranean....





Analecta Praehistorica Leidensia 45


Edited by Corrie Bakels & Hans Kamermans | 2015

This volume is a collection of papers written by staff members of the Faculty of Archaeology and presents a good overview in time and space of the kind of research the Institute in Leiden is doing. The time periods vary...





Tying the Threads of Eurasia

Trans-regional Routes and Material Flows in Transcaucasia, eastern Anatolia and western Central Asia, c.3000-1500BC


Toby C. Wilkinson | 2014

The famous ‘Silk Roads’ have long evoked a romantic picture of travel through colourful civilizations that connected the western and eastern poles of Eurasia, facilitating...





Ritual Failure

Archaeological Perspectives


Edited by Vasiliki G. Koutrafouri & Jeff Sanders | 2013

‘Ritual Failure’ is a new concept in archaeology adopted from the discipline of anthropology. Resilient religious systems disappearing, strict believers and faithful practitioners not performing...







Domus Augustana

Investigating the ‘Sunken Peristyle’ on the Palatine Hill / Neue Forschungen zum ‘Versenkten Peristyl’ auf dem Palatin


Natascha Sojc | 2013

Neue Forschungen zum ‘Versenkten Peristyl’ auf dem Palatin
Von 2005 bis 2010 untersuchte ein internationales Forscherteam einen zentralen Bereich der römischen Kaiserpaläste auf dem...






Het handgevormde aardewerk uit de ijzertijd en de Romeinse tijd van Oss-Ussen

Studies naar typochronologie, technologie en herkomst


Peter van den Broeke | 2012

De vaak honderden aardewerkfragmenten die in Oss-Ussen werden aangetroffen in waterputten, kuilen, greppels en huisplattegronden vormden het aangrijpingspunt voor een studie naar het aardewerk uit...





The End Of Our Fifth Decade


Edited by Corrie Bakels & Hans Kamermans | 2012

In 2012 it was 50 years ago that the initial independent core of the Faculty of Archaeology was founded. On the occasion of this 50th anniversary the Board of the Faculty of Archaeology has asked the editors of the Analecta...





Goedereede-Oude Oostdijk

Een havenplaats uit de Romeinse tijd


Jasper de Bruin, Guus Besuijen, Hans Siemons & Jeroen van Zoolingen | 2012

Even ten noorden van Goedereede, in de Oude Oostdijkpolder, bevond zich in de Romeinse tijd een nederzettingsterrein. Hier vonden in de jaren ’50 en ’80...





Cadastres, Misconceptions & Northern Gaul

A case study from the Belgian Hesbaye region


Rick Bonnie | 2009

A Roman cadastre is a particular form of land allotment which looks like a chequerboard. It was implemented by the Romans in regions throughout the...





RODANUM

A Study of the Roman Settlement at Aardenburg and its Metal Finds


Guus Besuijen | 2008

Beneath the surface of Aardenburg, a small town in the south-western part of the Netherlands, lie the remains of a Roman settlement that is presumed...





Native Neighbours

Local settlement system and social structure in the roman period at Oss (the Netherlands)


Dieke A. Wesseling | 2000

Since the Bronze Age, and possibly even before that, people occupied the area around Oss. They built timber farmhouses, worked fields, herded cattle, and buried...






Wetland Farming in the area to the south of the Meuse estuary during the Iron age and Roman period

An environmental and palaeo-economic reconstruction


Otto Brinkkemper | 1991

This volume presents a reconstruction of the habitation and rural economy in an area south of the Meuse estuary during the Pre-Roman Iron Age and...





After the deluge

A palaeogeographical reconstruction of Bronze Age West-Frisia (2000-800 BC)


Wilko van Zijverden | Forthcoming

After World War II huge land consolidation projects measuring thousands of hectares were carried out in West-Frisia. Large scale excavations of Bronze Age settlement sites...




Leatherwork from Elephantine (Aswan, Egypt)

Analysis and Catalogue of the Ancient Egyptian & Persian Leather Finds

André J. Veldmeijer | 2016

‘Leatherwork from Elephantine’ describes, illustrates and analyses the finds from the excavations at Elephantine island (Aswan, Egypt) that are conducted by the German Archaeological Institute...


Koninginnen van de Nijl

Macht en schoonheid in het Nieuwe Rijk (1539-1077 v. Chr.)

Onder redactie van Olaf E. Kaper | 2016

Lang voordat Cleopatra over het land van de Nijl regeerde, waren er al machtige koninginnen in Egypte. Zij stonden aan de zijde van de farao...


Koninginnen van de Nijl in vertaling

De oude Egyptenaren aan het woord

Olaf E. Kaper, met bijdragen van Maarten J. Raven en Ben J.J. Haring | 2016

De tentoonstelling Koninginnen van de Nijl, in het Rijksmuseum van Oudheden in Leiden, bevat een groot aantal Oudegyptische teksten. De sarcofaag van koningin Nefertari is...


Fresh Fields and Pastures New

Papers Presented in Honor of Andrew M.T. Moore

Edited by Katina T. Lillios and Michael Chazan | 2016

This volume honors the career and contributions of Andrew M.T. Moore. Moore’s groundbreaking work at Abu Hureyra, Syria and excavations at Neolithic sites in Croatia...


Egyptian Bioarchaeology

Humans, Animals, and the Environment

Edited by Salima Ikram, Jessica Kaiser & Roxie Walker | 2015

Although the bioarchaeology (study of biological remains in an archaeological context) of Egypt has been documented in a desultory way for many decades, it is...


Catalogue of the footwear in the Coptic Museum (Cairo)

André J. Veldmeijer & Salima Ikram | 2014

This catalogue presents the ancient Egyptian footwear in the collection of the Coptic Museum in Cairo. The catalogue contains detailed descriptions and measurements, photographs and drawings. Each description of a footwear category is followed by short discussions, addressing topics such...


Why Leather?

The Material and Cultural Dimensions of Leather

Edited by Susanna Harris & André J. Veldmeijer | 2014

This pioneering volume brings together specialists from contemporary craft and industry and from archaeology to examine both the material properties and the cultural dimensions of...






Tying the Threads of Eurasia

Trans-regional Routes and Material Flows in Transcaucasia, eastern Anatolia and western Central Asia, c.3000-1500BC


Toby C. Wilkinson | 2014

The famous ‘Silk Roads’ have long evoked a romantic picture of travel through colourful civilizations that connected the western and eastern poles of Eurasia, facilitating...





Rural Capitalist Development in The Jordan Valley

The case of Deir Alla - The Rise and Demise of Social Groups


Mohamed F. Tarawneh | 2014

The case of Deir Alla is a social and economic case study of developing Third World agriculture. The study is based upon historical sources, contemporary...





Ritual Failure

Archaeological Perspectives


Edited by Vasiliki G. Koutrafouri & Jeff Sanders | 2013

‘Ritual Failure’ is a new concept in archaeology adopted from the discipline of anthropology. Resilient religious systems disappearing, strict believers and faithful practitioners not performing...





Chasing Chariots

Proceedings of the first international chariot conference (Cairo 2012)


Edited by André J. Veldmeijer & Salima Ikram | 2013

The present work is the result of the First International Chariot Conference, jointly organised by the Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo (NVIC) and the American...





Leatherwork from Qasr Ibrim (Egypt)

Part I: Footwear from the Ottoman Period


André J. Veldmeijer | 2013

Throughout its long history, stretching from the 25th Dynasty (c. 752-656 BC) to the Ottoman Period (c. 1500-1811 AD), Qasr Ibrim was one of the...





The End Of Our Fifth Decade


Edited by Corrie Bakels & Hans Kamermans | 2012

In 2012 it was 50 years ago that the initial independent core of the Faculty of Archaeology was founded. On the occasion of this 50th anniversary the Board of the Faculty of Archaeology has asked the editors of the Analecta...





Sandals, shoes and other leatherwork from the Coptic Monastery Deir el-Bachit

Analysis and Catalogue


André J. Veldmeijer | 2012

The Coptic monastery and cemetery Deir el-Bachit stands on the hilltop of Dra’ Abu el-Naga, the well-known necropolis in Qurna (West Bank, Luxor). It is...









Amarna’s Leatherwork

Part I. Preliminary analysis and catalogue


André J. Veldmeijer | 2011

The ancient Egyptian city of Tell el-Amarna (or Amarna, ancient Akhetaten) was the short-lived capital built by the controversial Pharaoh Akhenaten, probably the father of...





Tutankhamun’s Footwear

Studies of Ancient Egyptian Footwear


André J. Veldmeijer | 2011

The discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb by Howard Carter in 1922 is one of the most significant archaeological discoveries of all time. It took Carter and...





Life on the watershed

Reconstructing subsistence in a steppe region using archaeological survey: a diachronic perspective on habitation in the Jordan Valley


Eva Kaptijn | 2009

The scarcity of water is a major problem in many parts of the Near East today and has been so in the past. To survive...





Challenging climate change

Competition and cooperation among pastoralists and agriculturalists in northern Mesopotamia (c. 3000-1600 BC)


Arne Wossink | 2009

Throughout history, climate change has been an important driving force behind human behaviour. This archaeological study seeks to understand the complex interrelations between that behaviour...





After the deluge

A palaeogeographical reconstruction of Bronze Age West-Frisia (2000-800 BC)


Wilko van Zijverden | Forthcoming

After World War II huge land consolidation projects measuring thousands of hectares were carried out in West-Frisia. Large scale excavations of Bronze Age settlement sites...





Sailors, Musicians and Monks

The Leatherwork from Dra Abu el Naga (Luxor, Egypt)


André J. Veldmeijer, with contributions by Daniel Polz and Ute Rummel | Forthcoming

This volume describes, illustrates, and analysis the finds from the excavations at Dra Abu el-Naga, an important necropolis on the east bank of the Nile...





Excavations of Gebel Adda (Lower Nubia)

Ancient Nubian Leatherwork. Part I. Sandals and Shoes


André J. Veldmeijer | Forthcoming

The excavations of Gebel Adda (Lower Nubia) by the American Research Center in Egypt’s Nubian Expedition (1962-1966, directed by Nicholas B. Millet) yielded large quantities...


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