abacus ([Ar]) Quick reference
The uppermost member of a capital, set atop a pillar, and, on classical buildings, in contact with the bottom of the ...
῾Abbasid Caliphate Reference library
As the result of a revolution that culminated In 750
Abbasids ([CP]) Quick reference
An Arab dynasty descended from Abbas, uncle of Muhammad, who supplanted the Umayyads in
Abbeville, France ([Si]) Quick reference
A gravel pit in the 45 m gravel terrace of the Somme Valley, France, from which numerous handaxes were obtained by ...
Abbevillian ([CP]) Quick reference
Now obsolete, this term was originally proposed by Abbé Breuil in
abbey Quick reference
ABC Model ([De]) Quick reference
A scheme for the cultural history of the British Iron Age first proposed by Christopher *Hawkes in 1931, but expanded and elaborated in the late 1950s as the opening paper at a conference on the Southern British Iron Age organized by the CBA and held in London in ...
Abejas Phase ([CP]) Quick reference
Fourth main phase of activity in the Tehuacán Valley of Mexico, dating to the period 4300–3000
Abel, Félix-Marie (1878–1953) Reference library
of history and geography at the École Biblique et Archéologique Française in Jerusalem from 1905 to
Abercromby, Lord John (1841–1924) Quick reference
Scottish antiquary who specialized in the prehistory of northwest Europe. Born the 5th Baron of Aboukir and Tullibody, he served in the army from ...
Åberg, Nils (1888–1957) Quick reference
Swedish archaeologist and scholar with wide interests in European prehistory. A pupil of Oscar Montelius and Professor of Archaeology at Stockholm University, his typological studies of Bronze Age, Iron Age, and migration period metalwork are fundamental to modern interpretation of European chronology and cultural groupings. The results were published in his five‐volume work ...