The Akko Marina Archaeological Project

The Akko Marina Archaeological Project

The Akko Marina Archaeological Project

Ehud Galili

145,83 €
IVA incluido
Consulta disponibilidad
Editorial:
British Archaeological Reports Oxford Ltd
Año de edición:
2017
ISBN:
978-84-15070-43-6
Páginas:
204
Encuadernación:
Rústica
145,83 €
IVA incluido
Consulta disponibilidad

Selecciona una librería:

This book analyses archaeological finds retrieved from the Akko marina and its surroundings. Analysis of structures and installations casts light on the harbour's building and destruction cycles; for example, a 15th century wooden mole has been discovered, indicating previously unknown activity in that period. Hellenistic to late Ottoman period ceramics reveal the city's international connections and commerce. Glass artifacts and raw glass finds shed light on the famous local glass industry. Shipwrecks, anchors, rigging devices and cargoes starting from the Late Bronze Age tell us about shipbuilding and commercial ties. A unique 13th century hoard of gold florins reveals the last days of Crusader Akko as described in historical documents. Fishing gear indicates fishing activity and weapons and ammunitions provide a glimpse of the conflicts and battles in Akko and its role in local and world history. Numismatic, epigraphic, cartographic and photographic evidence of activity from the Hellenistic period onward depicts the harbour and associated facilities, including ancient and modern lighthouses, breakwaters, and other structures.Written by Ehud Galili with contributions by Gerald Finkielsztejn, Zaraza Friedman, Liora Kolska Horwitz, Yaacov Kahanov, Robert Kool, Baruch Rosen, Jacob Sharvit, Na’ama Silberstein, Dov Zviely and a foreword by David Jacoby.

Artículos relacionados

  • Management Analysis of Municipal Castles in the Province of Alicante (Spain)
    Juan Antonio Mira Rico
    Valencian castles have been studied from very different approaches, and to greater or lesser degrees. This has allowed scholars to better understand their history and morphology, the materials used in their construction and their pathologies, as well as other aspects related to the people who occupied them at different times in history. Furthermore, multiple interventions have ...
    Consulta disponibilidad

    104,20 €

  • Archaeological Survey and Excavations at Mikindani, Southern Tanzania
    Matthew Pawlowicz
    Large-scale networks of interaction and exchange have existed on the East African Swahili coast for at least the past two millennia, linking coastal populations with South Asia, the Middle East and the African Interior. The connections coastal inhabitants nurtured along those networks were crucial to the development of Swahili urban society in the early second millennium CE. Th...
    Consulta disponibilidad

    94,87 €

  • Transcaucasian Bronze Belts
    Manuel Castelluccia
    The present work catalogues and analyses the so-called 'bronze belts' - thin metal plaques, decorated or not - that represent one of the main features of the material culture of the native peoples of the Caucasus area during the Iron Age. Given the amount of material examined, the research has been divided into two parts. The first part is devoted to the study of the be...
    Recíbelo en 3 días

    162,21 €

  • Les populations carolingiennes (France, Nord-Ouest, VIIIe-Xe siècles)
    Carole Fossurier
    Les populations des VIIIe-Xe siècles du nord-ouest de la France peuvent être analysées grâce à l'étude de leurs ossements. Pour ceci, la mise en pratique de l'anthropologie biologique (sexe, âge, santé, activité) nécessite une méthodologie rigoureuse et des critères nettement définis détaillés ici. La mise au point de nouvelles méthodes permettant des analyses spécifiqu...
    Recíbelo en 3 días

    96,82 €

  • A Persistence of Place
    Fiona Fleming
    This is a publication of my doctoral thesis with the University of Exeter. My research aim has been to assess patterns of settlement continuity and discontinuity between the late Roman and early medieval periods over three regional case study areas: Norfolk, Kent and Somerset. Quantitative and spatial data has been collected and stored within a GIS database and queried to produ...
    Recíbelo en 3 días

    119,08 €

  • Bioarchaeology of Ancient Northern Vietnam
    Marc Fredrick Oxenham
    This volume represents the first major bioarchaeological investigation of human health and behaviour in ancient northern Vietnam. Using dental and skeletal samples excavated by Vietnamese archaeologists from the 1960s through to 1990s, this study compares and contrasts the human condition in two key temporal periods in Vietnamese prehistory: mid-Holocene sedentary hunter-gather...
    Recíbelo en 3 días

    122,45 €