American School of Prehistoric Research Bulletins

Below is a list of in-print works in this collection, presented in series order or publication order as applicable.

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25.Cover: Mecklenburg Collection, Part I: Data on Iron Age Horses of Central and Eastern Europe and Human Skeletal Material from Slovenia

Mecklenburg Collection, Part I: Data on Iron Age Horses of Central and Eastern Europe and Human Skeletal Material from Slovenia

Bökönyi, Sándor
Angel, J. Lawrence
Hencken, Hugh

These three volumes deal with the Iron Age grave materials from Magdalenska gora, excavated by the Duchess Paul Friedrich von Mecklenburg-Schwerin. Volume I presents data and analysis of the horse remains and human skeletal materials.

32.Cover: Mecklenburg Collection, Part II: The Iron Age Cemetery of Magdalenska gora in Slovenia

Mecklenburg Collection, Part II: The Iron Age Cemetery of Magdalenska gora in Slovenia

Hencken, Hugh

These three volumes deal with the Iron Age grave materials from Magdalenska gora, excavated by the Duchess Paul Friedrich von Mecklenburg-Schwerin. The Duchess of Mecklenburg, a member of an Austrian royal family with estates in Slovenia, conducted her excavations in the early years of the twentieth century.

33.Cover: Mecklenburg Collection, Part III: The Emergence of an Iron Age Economy: The Mecklenburg Grave Groups from Hallstatt and Stična

Mecklenburg Collection, Part III: The Emergence of an Iron Age Economy: The Mecklenburg Grave Groups from Hallstatt and Stična

Wells, Peter S.

These three volumes deal with the Iron Age grave materials from Magdalenska gora, excavated by the Duchess Paul Friedrich von Mecklenburg-Schwerin. Volume III presents data and analysis of the horse remains and human skeletal materials.

34.Cover: Excavation of the Abri Pataud, Les Eyzies (Dordogne), Volume 3: The Périgordian VI (Level 3) Assemblage

Excavation of the Abri Pataud, Les Eyzies (Dordogne), Volume 3: The Périgordian VI (Level 3) Assemblage

Bricker, Harvey M.
David, Nicholas

This third volume of the Excavation of the Abri Pataud rock shelter in southern France focuses on the occupation that began about 27,000 years ago and compares the materials with artifacts from more than 50 sites in Italy, Spain, and France.

36.Cover: Rural Economy in the Early Iron Age: Excavations at Hascherkeller, 1978-1981

Rural Economy in the Early Iron Age: Excavations at Hascherkeller, 1978-1981

Wells, Peter S.

This volume presents data and analysis on settlement structure, subsistence patterns, manufacturing, and trade from the Peabody Museum’s four seasons of excavation at Hascerkeller, Bavaria, a typical Central European agricultural community at the start of the final millennium B.C.

38.Cover: Excavations at Tepe Yahya, Iran, 1967-1975, Volume I: The Early Periods

Excavations at Tepe Yahya, Iran, 1967-1975, Volume I: The Early Periods

Beale, Thomas Wight
Lamberg-Karlovsky, C. C.

Excavations at Tepe Yahya describes the geographical and paleoenvironmental setting of Tepe Yahya and details the earliest architecture at the site, the production of ceramics and metallurgy, and the excavation’s small finds.

39.Cover: Excavations at Tepe Yahya, Iran, 1967-1975, Volume II: The Proto-Elamite Texts from Tepe Yahya

Excavations at Tepe Yahya, Iran, 1967-1975, Volume II: The Proto-Elamite Texts from Tepe Yahya

Damerow, Peter
Englund, Robert K.

This comprehensive study of the Proto-Elamite language (ca. 3000 BC) is based on a small archive recovered from the site of Tepe Yahya in southeastern Iran. The volume offers a new understanding of the language and culture of the Proto-Elamites as well as important insights into the economic structure of the earliest literate civilizations.

42.Cover: Origins of the Bronze Age Oasis Civilization in Central Asia

Origins of the Bronze Age Oasis Civilization in Central Asia

Hiebert, Fredrik Talmage

In 1988–89, Fred Hiebert excavated part of Gonur in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture of Turkmenistan and the Institute of Archaeology in Moscow. Published here, the results provide a key to understanding the large corpus of material of the Bactro-Margiana Archaeological Complex extracted over the past 30 years.

43.Cover: An Early Neolithic Village in the Jordan Valley, Part I: The Archaeology of Netiv Hagdud

An Early Neolithic Village in the Jordan Valley, Part I: The Archaeology of Netiv Hagdud

Bar-Yosef, Ofer
Gopher, Avi

The “Neolithic Revolution” in Southwestern Asia involved major transformations of economy and society that began during the Natufian period and continued through Pre-Pottery Neolithic A and into Pre-Pottery Neolithic B. The authors describe that process at Netiv Hagdud, with additional material from the Natufian site of Salibiya IX.

44.Cover: An Early Neolithic Village in the Jordan Valley, Part II: The Fauna of Netiv Hagdud

An Early Neolithic Village in the Jordan Valley, Part II: The Fauna of Netiv Hagdud

Tchernov, Eitan

The “Neolithic Revolution” in Southwestern Asia involved major transformations of economy and society that began during the Natufian period and continued through Pre-Pottery Neolithic A and into Pre-Pottery Neolithic B. The authors describe that process at Netiv Hagdud, with additional material from the Natufian site of Salibiya IX.

45.Cover: Excavations at Tepe Yahya, Iran, 1967-1975, Volume III: The Third Millennium

Excavations at Tepe Yahya, Iran, 1967-1975, Volume III: The Third Millennium

Potts, D. T.
Lamberg-Karlovsky, C. C.

In this definitive study, D. T. Potts describes the stratigraphy, architecture, ceramics, and chronology of the Tepe Yahya site and presents a full inventory of the small finds. Holly Pittman contributes comprehensive illustrations and a discussion of the seals and sealings, and Philip Kohl provides an analysis of the carved chlorite industry.

46.Cover: Excavations at Tepe Yahya, Iran, 1967-1975, Volume IV: The Iron Age Settlement

Excavations at Tepe Yahya, Iran, 1967-1975, Volume IV: The Iron Age Settlement

Magee, Peter

Tepe Yahya provides a stratigraphic sequence that stretches some 6,000 years, from the Neolithic period to the early centuries AD. As a result, the site is critical for understanding cultural processes in southeastern Iran. In this volume of results of the excavations at Tepe Yahya, Magee presents evidence from the Iron Age occupation of the site.

47.Cover: Stránská skála: Origins of the Upper Paleolithic in the Brno Basin, Moravia, Czech Republic

Stránská skála: Origins of the Upper Paleolithic in the Brno Basin, Moravia, Czech Republic

Svoboda, Jirí
Bar-Yosef, Ofer

In this volume, a team of scholars reports on the results of the investigations at Stránská skála, a complex of open-air loess sites in the Czech Republic. The volume presents in-depth studies that break new ground in our understanding of early modern humans in central Europe.

48.Cover: The Faunas of Hayonim Cave, Israel: A 200,000-Year Record of Paleolithic Diet, Demography, and Society

The Faunas of Hayonim Cave, Israel: A 200,000-Year Record of Paleolithic Diet, Demography, and Society

Stiner, Mary C.

A decade of zooarchaeological fieldwork went into Mary Stiner’s pathbreaking analysis of changes in human ecology from the early Mousterian period through the end of Paleolithic cultures in the Levant. Stiner employs a comparative approach to understanding early human behavioral and environmental change, based on a detailed study of fourteen bone assemblages from Hayonim Cave and Meged Rockshelter in Israel’s Galilee.

49.Cover: Kebara Cave, Mt. Carmel, Israel, Part I: The Middle and Upper Paleolithic Archaeology

Kebara Cave, Mt. Carmel, Israel, Part I: The Middle and Upper Paleolithic Archaeology

Bar-Yosef, Ofer
Meignen, Liliane

The recent excavations at Kebara Cave in Israel have provided data crucial for understanding the cognitive and behavioral differences between archaic and modern humans. In this first of two volumes, the authors discuss site formation processes, subsistence strategies, land-use patterns, and intrasite organization.

50.Cover: Holon: A Lower Paleolithic Site in Israel

Holon: A Lower Paleolithic Site in Israel

Chazan, Michael
Horwitz, Liora Kolska

Excavations at the open-air site of Holon, carried out by Tamar Noy between 1963 and 1970, were some of the first successful salvage projects in the region. This volume brings together results of research on the site of Holon—geology, dating, archaeology, paleontology, taphonomy, and spatial analysis—by leading international researchers.

51.Cover: Kebara Cave, Mt. Carmel, Israel, Part II: The Middle and Upper Paleolithic Archaeology

Kebara Cave, Mt. Carmel, Israel, Part II: The Middle and Upper Paleolithic Archaeology

Meignen, Liliane
Bar-Yosef, Ofer

The recent excavations at Kebara Cave in Israel have provided data crucial for understanding the cognitive and behavioral differences between archaic and modern humans. The second volume presents findings and analysis of the archaeology, paleontology, human remains, and lithic industries from the Middle and Upper Paleolithic periods.

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