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Vianello, A. (ed; 2015) Rivers in prehistory. Archaeopress, Oxford. (Monograph with edited case-studies).

Vianello, A. (2012) Dictionary of archaeological terms English - Italian / Italian - English. Archaeopress, Oxford.

Vianello, A. (ed.; 2011) Exotica in the prehistoric Mediterranean. Oxbow, Oxford. (Peer reviewed papers).

Vianello, A. (2005) Late Bronze Age Mycenaean and Italic Products in the West Mediterranean: a social and economic analysis. BAR International Series 1439, Oxford. [Book presented at the XV UISPP Congress, Lisbon, September 2006, after invitation.]



Freund, K. P., Tykot, R. H. and Vianello, A. (2015) Blade production and the consumption of obsidian in Stentinello period Neolithic Sicily. In Comptes Rendus Palevol. (online advance preview - volume in press).

Vianello, A. (2014) Rivers as way of life: the case of the Veneto. Skyllis, Journal for Underwater Archaeology, 2013 (2): 205-224.

Tykot, R. H., Freund, K. P. and Vianello, A. (2013) Source analysis of prehistoric obsidian artifacts in Sicily (Italy) using pXRF. In R. Armitage (ed.), Archaeological Chemistry VIII. ACS Symposium Series 1147: 195-210.

Vianello, A. (2012) Can Archaeology’s "Ritualistic and Symbolic Artefacts" Be Interpreted Semiotically? In Culture of Communication / Communication of Culture. Proceedings of the 10th World Congress of the International Association for Semiotic Studies (A Coruña 26 September 2009). Edited by Juan A. Magariños De Morentín. ISBN 9788497495226.

Vianello, A. (2012). Late Bronze Age long-distance maritime trade as cultural agency: The case of non-palatial contexts. Skyllis, Journal for Underwater Archaeology, 2011 (2): 40-48.

Vianello, A. (2011) One sea for all: intercultural, social and economic contacts in the Bronze Age Mediterranean. In in K. Duistermaat and I. Regulski, (eds) Intercultural Contacts in the Ancient Mediterranean:411-426. Leuven: Peeters. (Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta series).

Vianello, A. (2011) Recognising Exotica in the Archaeological Record: the case of the Mycenaean exchange network. In Vianello, A. (ed.) Exotica in the prehistoric Mediterranean, 164-171. Oxbow Books, Oxford.

Vianello, A. (2009) Exchanges of Aegean-type products in the West Mediterranean between Bronze Age and Iron Age. In Bachhuber, C. and G. Roberts (eds) Forces of Transformation, 44-50. Oxbow, Oxford.

Vianello, A. et al. (2007) Post-Palaeolithic Engravings at Philippi in Eastern Macedonia, Greece: Rock Art in the Land of the Hedones. In Antiquity, 81 (311). Available at:




Vianello, A, Tykot, R. H. and R. Giglio (submitted). New Studies at the Genovese Cave, Sicily, Using a Portable XR. In Ontañón, R., Teira, L., and V. Bayarri (eds) Proceedings XVII UISPP Congress - Session A11c. BAR International Series, Oxford.

Vianello, A. (submitted). Minoan foundation deposits of palatial period. In Proceedings of the 11th International Cretological Congress, Rethymno, Crete.

Vianello, A. (submitted). Identities formed from technology: the case of the Late Bronze Age Mediterranean. In Dimitriadis, G., M. Gurova and G. Nash (eds) Prehistoric Technology: Cognition and the Act of Artefact Production. BAR International Series, Oxford.

Vianello, A. (2015). Paradox Syracuse. In The European Archaeologist, 44: 55-61.

Tykot, R. and A. Vianello (2015). Primi dati sulla dieta degli individui della necropoli di contrada Scintilia. In Gulli’ D. (ed.), Storie Sepolte, 55-60.

Vianello, A. (2015). Reliving the past through senses and imagination while researching material culture. Challenges and opportunities. In Bouissac, P. and Gheorghiu, D. (eds) How Do We Imagine the Past? On Metaphorical Thought, Experientiality and Imagination in Archaeology: 81-92. Cambridge Scholarly Publishing.

Vianello, A. (2013) The Blog in Academic Settings (posted on 29 April 2013). Available at: http://csanet.org/newsletter/spring13/nls1303.html

Vianello, A. and Eiteljorg, H. II (2013) Aggregating Data — A Very Problematic Process. Available at: http://csanet.org/newsletter/fall13/nlf1304.html

Vianello, A. and Eiteljorg, H. II (2011) Project Publication on the Web. Available at: http://csanet.org/newsletter/winter11/nlw1102.html

Vianello, A. (2010). Problems of identity for Mycenaean figurines. In Gheorghiu, D. and Cyphers, A. (eds) Anthropomorphic and Zoomorphic Miniature Figures in Eurasia, Africa and Meso-America: Morphology, materiality, technology, function and context: 73-77. BAR International Series, Oxford.

Vianello, A. (2009). FOREWORD. Art and Archaeology: a new Synthesis. In Gheorghiu, D. Artchaeology: 7-23. Unarte, Bucharest. CNCSIS grant no. 945.

Vianello, A. (2009) Probing Ancient Landscapes: the semiotics of space, water, and fire. Published in SemiotiX, 14. Available at: http://www.semioticon.com/semiotix/semiotix14/sem-14-02.html

Vianello, A. (2008) Late Bronze Age Aegean Trade Routes in the Western Mediterranean. In Whittaker von Hofsten, H. The Aegean Bronze Age in the wider European context: 7-34. BAR International Series 1745, Oxford.

Vianello, A. (2008) The ship and its symbolism in the European Bronze Age. In Coimbra, F. and G. Dimitriadis Cognitive Archaeology as Symbolic Archaeology, Proceedings of the XV UISPP Congress: 27-34. BAR International Series 1737, Oxford.

Vianello, A. (2005) Changing gestures and body language in the European Bronze Age. Published in "Semioticon.com", University of Toronto, Canada). Available at:


Vianello, A. (2004) Rituals as language. Published in "Semioticon.com", University of Toronto, Canada). Available at: http://www.semioticon.com/virtuals/gestures/index.html

Second edition available here:


Vianello, A. (2003) Stone Age symbolic behaviours: questions and prospects. Published in

"Semioticon.com", University of Toronto, Canada. Available at:


Second edition entitled Gestures and rituals: the archaeological evidence is available at:


Vianello, A. (1998-2006) Aegean Archaeology. Website published by the University of Venice at:




Vianello, A. (2014) Website Review: Israel Antiquities Authority: Archaeological Survey of Israel. CSA Newsletter, Vol. XXVI, No. 3 - January, 2014 (posted on 30 January 2014). http://csanet.org/newsletter/winter14/nlw1403.html

Vianello, A. (2013) Review of "Transport Stirrup Jars of the Bronze Age Aegean and East Mediterranean" by Halford W. Haskell, et al. 2011, American Journal of Archaeology 117 (3). Available at: http://www.ajaonline.org/online-review-book/1617

Vianello, A. (2013) Website Review: Penn Museum Interactive Research Map & Timelines. CSA Newsletter, Vol. XXVI, No. 2 - September, 2013 (posted on 16 September 2013). http://csanet.org/newsletter/fall13/nlf1301.html

Vianello, A. (2013) Website Review: Penn Museum. CSA Newsletter, Vol. XXVI, No. 1 - April 2013 (posted on 30 April 2013). http://csanet.org/newsletter/winter13/nlw1304.html

Vianello, A. (2012) Website Review: Mediterranean Archaeology GIS (MAGIS). CSA Newsletter, Vol. XXVI, No. 2 - September, 2012 (posted on 28 September 2012). http://csanet.org/newsletter/fall12/nlf1204.html

Vianello, A. (2012) Website Review: Glassway, Glass from the antiquities to the contemporary age. CSA Newsletter, Vol. XXV, No. 1 - April, 2012 (posted on 30 April 2012). http://csanet.org/newsletter/spring12/nls1202.html

Vianello, A. (2012) Website Review: Dikili Tash. CSA Newsletter, Vol. XXIV, No. 3 - January, 2012 (posted on 31 January 2012). http://csanet.org/newsletter/winter12/nlw1203.html

Vianello, A. (2011) Website Review: CyArk. CSA Newsletter, Vol. XXIV, No. 2 - September, 2011 (posted on 8 September 2011). http://csanet.org/newsletter/fall11/nlf1105.html

Vianello, A. (2011) Website Review: Kerma. CSA Newsletter Vol. XXIV, No. 1 - April, 2011 (posted on 18 April 2011). http://csanet.org/newsletter/spring11/nls1103.html

Vianello, A. (2011) Review of "Mycenaean Greece, Mediterranean Commerce, and the Formation of Identity" by Bryan E. Burns, 2010, American Journal of Archaeology 115 (2). Available at: http://www.ajaonline.org/online-review-book/891

Vianello, A. (2011) Review of "Archaic State Interaction: the Eastern Mediterranean in the Bronze Age", edited by William A. Parkinson & Michael L. Galaty, 2009, Cambridge Archaeological Journal 21(1), 159-161.

Vianello, A. (2011) Website Review: Petras Excavations. CSA Newsletter Vol. XXIII, No. 3 - January, 2011 (posted on 31 January 2011). http://csanet.org/newsletter/winter11/nlw1103.html

Vianello, A. (2010) Website Review: Kommos Excavation, Crete. CSA Newsletter Vol. XXIII, No. 2 - September, 2010 (posted on 30 September 2010). http://csanet.org/newsletter/fall10/nlf1003.html

Vianello, A. (2010) Website Review: Archaeological Atlas of the Aegean. CSA Newsletter Vol. XXIII, No. 1 - April, 2010 (posted on 29 April 2010). http://csanet.org/newsletter/spring10/nls1003.html