Nancy Gonlin and April Nowell, Archaeology of the Night: Life after Dark in the Ancient World

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  • Ingrid O’Donnell University of Bournemouth

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https://doi.org/10.1558/jsa.22279

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Archaeology of the Night, Life after Dark in the Ancient World, Archaeology, Night, Life after Dark, Ancient World

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Nancy Gonlin and April Nowell, Archaeology of the Night: Life after Dark in the Ancient World Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2018. e-book, 412 pp. ISBN 9781607326786. £20.35.

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2022-02-18

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O’Donnell, I. . (2022). Nancy Gonlin and April Nowell, Archaeology of the Night: Life after Dark in the Ancient World. Journal of Skyscape Archaeology, 7(2), 306–313. https://doi.org/10.1558/jsa.22279

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