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  • Women in the Ancient World
    212 kr

    Women in the Ancient World
    av Jenifer Neils

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714150772
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    From the faithful wife to the powerful queen, the untouchable priestess to the high-living prostitute, the daily lives and roles of women in the ancient world of Greece and Rome, Egypt and the Near East were fascinating and varied. This title takes…

  • Inspired by the East
    383 kr

    Inspired by the East

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714111933
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  • The Warren Cup
    56 kr

    The Warren Cup
    av Dyfri Williams

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714122601
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    This is the book to accompany a special display at the British Museum, telling the unique story of this exquisitely crafted Roman silver drinking cup, engraved with erotic scenes. (Takes place between 11th May and 2nd July, 2006). Created in the fir…

  • Netsuke
    155 kr

    Netsuke
    av Noriko Tsuchiya

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714124810
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    Netsuke have once again come to the fore in the popular imagination of the public. This book brings together one hundred of the beautiful and interesting netsuke from the extensive collection of the British Museum, each of which has its own special…

  • How to Read Egyptian Hieroglyphs
    109 kr

    How to Read Egyptian Hieroglyphs
    av Mark Collier, Bill Manley

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714119106
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    A practical teach-yourself course on ancient Egyptian hieroglyph for the general reader. In this text, the grammar of ancient Egypt is introduced using the inscriptions found on monuments, with an emphasis on learning to read and translate accuratel…

  • Ex Libris
    109 kr

    Ex Libris
    av Martin Hopkinson

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714126746
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    A bookplate, or Ex Libris, is a small print for pasting inside the cover of a book to express ownership. The first books were highly valuable and prestigious objects to own, hence the first bookplates usually incorporated the decorative coats of arm…

  • Voices from Ancient Egypt
    304 kr

    Voices from Ancient Egypt
    av R. B. Parkinson

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714109619
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    Voices from Ancient Egypt is a reissue of the valuable introduction to ancient Egyptian literature first published in 1991. An anthology presenting translations of sixty documents from a golden age of ancient Egyptian culture (c. 2081-1600 BC), the…

  • Islamic Art
    137 kr

    Islamic Art
    av Sheila R. Canby

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714111896
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    This stunning book offers an exceptional view of design, workmanship and craft in paintings and manuscripts, calligraphy, metalwork, ceramics, jade, glass, wood and ivory. The book opens with an explanation of the characteristics common to artistic…

  • Haiku
    109 kr

    Haiku

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714124018
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    Composed of 17 syllables, haiku can convey the essence of an emotion, a fleeting moment in nature, or a throwaway comment. This is a selection of 60 classic haiku by masters such as Basho and features an explanatory introduction to the form and brie…

  • Cuneiform
    109 kr

    Cuneiform
    av Irving Finkel

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714111889
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    Cuneiform script on tablets of clay is, as far as we know, the oldest form of writing in the world. The choice of clay as writing medium in ancient Mesopotamia meant that records of all kinds could survive down to modern times, preserving fascinatin…

  • Japanese Prints
    155 kr

    Japanese Prints
    av Ellis Tinios

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714124537
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    Japanese woodblock prints of the Edo period (1615-1868) were the products of a highly commercialised and competitive publishing industry. Their content was inspired by the vibrant popular culture that flourished in Edo (Tokyo). This book explains ho…

  • Kitaj Prints
    383 kr

    Kitaj Prints
    av Jennifer Ramkalawon

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714126852
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    American-born artist R.B. Kitaj (1932-2007) was one of the most controversial artists of the second-half of the twentieth century. His distinctive, highly personal and often challenging works drew on many influences ranging from literature to politi…

  • The Sutton Hoo Helmet
    51 kr

    The Sutton Hoo Helmet
    av Sonja Marzinzik

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714123257
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    This short book in the 'British Museum Objects in Focus' series looks at one of the most striking and emblematic finds from Anglo-Saxon England. It presents the story of the excavations at Sutton Hoo and the discovery, in 1939, of the ship burial an…

  • Arabic Calligraphy
    99 kr

    Arabic Calligraphy

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714114996
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    The first stroke-by-stroke guide ever produced for learning to write Naskh, one of the six major cursive Arabic scripts. Its origins can be traced back to the late eighth century AD and it is still in use today, over 1300 years later. The Ottoman Tu…

  • Ancient Rome
    36 kr

    Ancient Rome
    av Sandy Ransford

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714121697
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    Providing a fun way to find out about Ancient Rome, this activity book includes word puzzles, picture puzzles, logic and maths puzzles, and jokes and cartoons.

  • Ancient Greece
    36 kr

    Ancient Greece
    av Sandy Ransford, David Farris

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714121680
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    With a plethora of puzzles, games, jokes and brainteasers about Ancient Greece, this book also offers crosswords, word searches, anagrams, hidden word, picture puzzles, logic and maths puzzles, codes to crack and a lot of jokes and cartoons.

  • Ancient Egypt
    36 kr

    Ancient Egypt
    av Sandy Ransford

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714119151
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    A plethora of puzzles, games, jokes and brainteasers all about Ancient Egypt. There are crosswords, word searches, anagrams, hidden words, picture puzzles, logic and maths puzzles, hieroglyphic codes to crack and lots of jokes and cartoons.

  • Latin Inscriptions
    109 kr

    Latin Inscriptions
    av Dirk Booms

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714122885
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  • 5000 Years of Tiles
    247 kr

    5000 Years of Tiles
    av Hans van Lemmen

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714150994
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    5000 Years of Tiles is the essential, single - volume colour compendium of tile art and production around the world, from ancient times to the present day. Over 350 beautiful colour illustrations showcase an incredible range of tile arts, including…

  • Persian Love Poetry
    109 kr

    Persian Love Poetry
    av Vesta Sarkhosh Curtis, Sheila R. Canby

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714124759
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    Love is everywhere in Persian poetry and can be interpreted in various ways: as mystic love, the basis of the relationship between humans and God; even as patriotic love for Iran. This title offers a collection of Persian love poetry that is illustr…

  • Art of Influence
    201 kr

    Art of Influence
    av Mary Ginsberg

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714124742
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    Drawing on the British Museums wide-ranging collections, this catalogue provides a contextual survey of political art across Asia, covering the period from approximately 1900 to 1976 (the end of the Cultural Revolution and Maos death, and the end of…

  • Shunga
    533 kr

    Shunga

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714124766
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    You can discover Japanese art like no other. Originally created by the artists of the ukiyo-e school of the floating world to advertise brothels in 17th-century Yoshiwara, these popular spring pictures (shunga) transcended class and gender in Japan…

  • Parthenon
    109 kr

    Parthenon
    av David Stuttard

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714122847
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    The Parthenon is one of the world s most iconic buildings. Today its silhouette symbolizes Greece. In fifth century BC Athens it was the proud embodiment of the power not only of that city s empire, but of the politicians who had commissioned it: pa…

  • AD 410
    109 kr

    AD 410
    av Sam Moorhead, David Stuttard

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714122694
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    The Goths' sack of Rome in AD 410 was an event which shook the Roman world to its core. This book uncovers the key factors that contributed to Alaric the Goth's capture of Rome: mass migrations, military incompetence, civil war, court intrigue, econ…

  • Indigo
    201 kr

    Indigo
    av Jenny Balfour-Paul

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714150963
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    Produced from plants by a process akin to alchemy, indigo has a unique chemistry that renders it compatible with all natural fibres. From the time of the ancient Egyptians it made an incredible impact worldwide as the world's only source of blue of…

  • Enlightenment
    247 kr

    Enlightenment

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714150208
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    The Enlightenment was a period of intense activity devoted to discovery and learning about the natural world, the past and other civilizations. Classification, collecting and deciphering were all important stages on the way to understanding the worl…

  • Hokusai's Great Wave
    56 kr

    Hokusai's Great Wave
    av Timothy Clark

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714124674
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    'The Great Wave' is a colour woodblock print designed by Japanese artist Hokusai in around 1830. The print, of which numerous multiples were made, shows a monster of a wave rearing up and about to come crashing down on three fishing boats and their…

  • Moctezuma and the Aztecs
    109 kr

    Moctezuma and the Aztecs
    av Elisenda Vila Llonch

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714125893
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    Under Moctezuma the mighty Aztec empire reached the height of its power; under Moctezuma, the Aztec empire met its ultimate downfall. The Aztecs ruled from the island metropolis of Tenochtitlan which, by the fifteenth century, stretched from the Gul…

  • Master Drawings of the Italian Renaissance
    201 kr

    Master Drawings of the Italian Renaissance
    av Claire Van Cleave

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714126548
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    This book features masterpieces of Italian Renaissance drawings from the British Museum, the Louvre and other French public collections in Lille, Rennes and Montpellier. Beginning with an examination of drawing as part of the creative process, showi…

  • Africa
    173 kr

    Africa
    av John Mack

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714125480
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    The collections of the British Museum provide an exceptional resource for exploring both African antiquity and its contemporary arts and cultures. This book looks at the continent as a whole. It describes through a series of essays the history and a…

  • Egyptian Myths
    99 kr

    Egyptian Myths
    av George Hart

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714120645
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  • Acquisitions of Badges (1983-87)
    118 kr

    Acquisitions of Badges (1983-87)
    av Philip Attwood

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780861590766
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  • The Tale of King Harald
    82 kr

    The Tale of King Harald
    av Thomas J. T. Williams

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714123448
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    An illustrated adventure telling the story of King Harald Sigurdsson, the last king of the Vikings Based on a true story, Harald's adventure takes him from a frightened teenager to wealthy and powerful warrior and finally, to a ruthless and tyrannic…

  • Defining Beauty
    292 kr

    Defining Beauty

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714122878
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    A visually stunning and thought-provoking exploration of the human condition seen through ancient Greek eyes, with a particular focus on the human form.

  • Ming
    247 kr

    Ming

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714124841
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    Ask anyone what single object they associate with China and the most common answer will be a Ming vase. Probably without even knowing the dates of the Ming dynasty (1368-1644), people are aware of the fragility of its porcelain, its rarity and value…

  • Chinese Ceramics
    155 kr

    Chinese Ceramics
    av Regina Krahl

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714124544
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    Sir Percival David made one of the finest collections of Chinese ceramics outside Asia. It includes many items of imperial quality, with beautiful examples of extremely rare Ru and guan wares as well as the famous David vases. Their inscriptions dat…

  • Catalogue of the Babylonian Tablets in the British Museum
    439 kr

    Catalogue of the Babylonian Tablets in the British Museum
    av M. Sigrist

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714111605
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    This catalogue is the third in a series publishing the whole collection of Babylonian and Sumerian tablets in the British Museum. In this volume over 7,000 tablets acquired in the years 1898-9 are described. They include Sumerian tablets from the ad…

  • The British Museum Little Book of Mummies
    36 kr

    The British Museum Little Book of Mummies
    av John H. Taylor

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714150291
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    One in a delightful series of pocket-sized picture books revealing the diversity of the British Museum collections.

  • Kushan Coins: A Catalogue Based on the Kushan, Kushano-Sasanian and Kidarite Hun Coins in the British Museum, 1st-5th Centuries Ad
    495 kr

    Kushan Coins: A Catalogue Based on the Kushan, Kushano-Sasanian and Kidarite Hun Coins in the British Museum, 1st-5th Centuries Ad
    av Joe Cribb, Robert Bracey

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780861591916
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    The coinage of the Kushan kings (1st to 4th centuries) and of their immediate successors the Sasanian Kushanshahs (3rd-4th centuries) and the Kidarite Hun Kushanshahs (4th-5th centuries) are a key component of our understanding of the history of anc…

  • A Catalogue of the Late Antique Gold Glass in the British Museum
    857 kr

    A Catalogue of the Late Antique Gold Glass in the British Museum
    av Daniel Howells

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780861591985
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    A key publication on the British Museum's internationally renowned Late Antique gold glass collection, this is the first publication in 50 years to offer new ideas on Late Antique gold glass, one of the most important areas in the field of ancient g…

  • Ceramic Exchange and Indian Ocean Economy (AD 400-1275)
    495 kr

    Ceramic Exchange and Indian Ocean Economy (AD 400-1275)
    av Seth M.N. Priestman

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780861592234
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    From AD 500-1000, the Indian Ocean emerged as a global commercial centre, and by around 750-800 a sophisticated trade network had been established involving the movement of goods from Japan and China in the east, to southern Africa and Spain in the…

  • The Staffordshire Hoard
    104 kr

    The Staffordshire Hoard
    av Kevin Leahy

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714123424
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    On 5 July 2009 a metal-detectorist started to unearth gold objects in a Staffordshire field. Thus began the discovery of the largest hoard of Anglo-Saxon treasure ever found. Consisting of over 1600 items including fittings from the hilts of swords,…

  • Master Prints
    155 kr

    Master Prints
    av Paul Goldman

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714126791
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    Is a work of art still a work of art if it exists in several hundred identical examples? This illuminating introduction to masterpieces of printmaking reveals why prints can be considered to be every bit as original as any other visual art form. Off…

  • The Bulford-helsbury Manufacturing Tradition
    139 kr

    The Bulford-helsbury Manufacturing Tradition
    av Stuart P. Needham

    Pocket - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780861590124
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  • The Discobolus
    76 kr

    The Discobolus
    av Ian Jenkins

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714122717
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    The Discobolus or discus-thrower is a marvellous classical piece of sculpture that over time has come to mean different things to different people. Originally cast in bronze by the fifth-century BC sculptor Myron, the composition portraying an athle…

  • British Museum Expedition to Middle Egypt: Ashmunein (1985)
    222 kr

    British Museum Expedition to Middle Egypt: Ashmunein (1985)
    av A. J. Spencer, Donald M. Bailey

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780861590674
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  • Make Your Own Viking Ship
    91 kr

    Make Your Own Viking Ship

    Övrigt - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714123431
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    Press out and make your own Viking ship model, based on one of the most famous Viking ships ever to be found. Use the punch out pieces to build your ship and place your crew at the helm, ready for an adventure on the sea. Attractively re-packaged wi…

  • Prehistoric Metal Artefacts from Italy (3500-720 BC) in the British Museum
    957 kr

    Prehistoric Metal Artefacts from Italy (3500-720 BC) in the British Museum
    av Anna Maria Bietti Sestieri

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780861591596
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    The current conception of the absolute chronology of the Italian Copper Age to the end of the Early Iron Age is set out in this new title from the British Museum. Some 850 objects have been arranged chronologically from the Copper Age, through the B…

  • Celts
    247 kr

    Celts

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714128368
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  • First Masterpiece of Chinese Painting
    173 kr

    First Masterpiece of Chinese Painting
    av Shane McCausland

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714124179
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    For centuries the Admonitions hand scroll has been celebrated and treasured as one of the earliest and most important works in the history of Chinese art. It illustrates episodes from an eighty-line poem entitled The Admonitions of the Instructress…