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Villa of the Birds: The Excavation and Preservation of the Kom al-Dikka Mosaics

Wojcech Kolataj and Grzegorz Majcherek

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160769
eISBN:
9781936190034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160769.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book describes the excavation and preservation of three early Roman villas in Egypt's ancient port city of Alexandria. Chronicling the work of the Polish Archaeological Mission in Alexandria, ... More


Kua'aina Kahiko: Life and Land in Ancient Kahikinui, Maui

Patrick Vinton Kirch

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839550
eISBN:
9780824871475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839550.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

In early Hawaiʻi, kuaʻāina were the hinterlands inhabited by nākuaʻāina, or country folk. Often these were dry, less desirable areas where much skill and hard work were required to wrest a living ... More


Abundance and Resilience: Farming and Foraging in Ancient Kaua'i

Julie S. Field and Michael W. Graves (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839895
eISBN:
9780824868369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839895.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

At the base of a steep cliff towering some 500 feet above the coast of the remote Nā Pali district on the island of Kauaʻi, lies the spectacular historical and archaeological site at Nuʻalolo Kai. ... More


Foundation and Early Occupation (1571–late Seventeenth Century)

Charles Le Quesne

in Quseir: An Ottoman and Napoleonic Fortress on the Red Sea Coast of Egypt

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160097
eISBN:
9781936190027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160097.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Archaeological evidence for each phase of occupation of Quseir Fort came in two forms: the excavations and examination of the surviving structures. The evidence from each of these sources is set out ... More


Late Ottoman Occupation (Eighteenth Century)

Charles Le Quesne

in Quseir: An Ottoman and Napoleonic Fortress on the Red Sea Coast of Egypt

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160097
eISBN:
9781936190027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160097.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

While the primary architecture of Quseir Fort, particularly the defenses, is very distinctive, it is much harder to recognize subsequent changes until the Napoleonic period. The evidence from the ... More


Archives as Archaeological Sites

Gabriella Giannachi

in Archive Everything: Mapping the Everyday

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035293
eISBN:
9780262335416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035293.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This Chapter shows how archaeology offers a set of translating and mediating practices that help us to build an understanding of the apparatus of the archive as an amalgam of materials that may have ... More


Gordon Barclay: A Career in the Scottish Neolithic

Ian Ralston

in The Neolithic of Mainland Scotland

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748685721
eISBN:
9781474418867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685721.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

An exploration of the distinguished and influential career of Gordon Barclay, an archaeologist who spent his career working for the government heritage agency in Scotland (Historic Scotland). This ... More


Cultural Heritage Protection in Iraq before 2003: The Long View

in The Rape of Mesopotamia: Behind the Looting of the Iraq Museum

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226729459
eISBN:
9780226729435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226729435.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses the protection of cultural heritage in Iraq before the 2003 invasion. The first indigenous anti-looting efforts stemmed from sheer greed, and laws were passed during the ... More


Excavations and Investigations at Site 50–30–01–196, Nu‘alolo Kai, 1958–1990

Julie S. Field

in Abundance and Resilience: Farming and Foraging in Ancient Kaua'i

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839895
eISBN:
9780824868369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839895.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter focuses on the archaeological excavations and investigations conducted at site 50–30–01–196 of Nuʻalolo Kai between 1958 and 1990. Bishop Museum initiated the first excavations at ... More


Temporal Changes in Fishing Strategies at Nu‘alolo Kai

Owen L. O’Leary

in Abundance and Resilience: Farming and Foraging in Ancient Kaua'i

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839895
eISBN:
9780824868369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839895.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines temporal changes in fishing strategies at Nuʻalolo Kai. A 2005 study that examined the fish remains from the 1958–1964 archaeological excavations revealed that fishing ... More


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