Aegean / Mediterranean Prehistory

The Prehistory of the Aegean and Mediterranean, including the great Bronze Age Helladic, Minoan and Cycladic civilizations, and the Mycenaeans and Etruscans.

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  1. Where the Last Neanderthals Lived

    Where the Last Neanderthals Lived: A Study of Neanderthal and Modern Human Behavioural Ecology in a Glacial Refugium [Hardback]

    Clive Finlayson (Editor); Joaquin Rodriguez Vidal (Editor); D. Francisco Giles Pacheco (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781842172650
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    Gorham's Cave, at the southern end of the Rock of Gibraltar, is a large cavern that sits close to the Mediterranean coast in full view of North Africa. The cave is rich in archaeological deposits and evidence of Neanderthal occupation, dating b... .... Learn More
  2. From Cooking Vessels to Cultural Practices in the Late Bronze Age Aegean

    From Cooking Vessels to Cultural Practices in the Late Bronze Age Aegean [Paperback]

    Julie Hruby (Editor); Debra Trusty (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781785706325
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    Late Bronze Age Aegean cooking vessels illuminate prehistoric cultures, foodways, social interactions, and communication systems. While many scholars have focused on the utility of painted fineware vessels for chronological purposes, the cont... .... Learn More
  3. Understanding Relations Between Scripts

    Understanding Relations Between Scripts: The Aegean Writing Systems [Paperback]

    Philippa Steele (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781785706448
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    Understanding Relations Between Scripts examines the writing systems of the ancient Aegean and Cyprus in the second and first millennia BC, principally Cretan ‘Hieroglyphic’, Linear A, Linear B, Cypro-Minoan and the Cypriot Syllabary... .... Learn More
  4. The Galatas Survey

    The Galatas Survey: The Socio-Economic and Political Development of a Contested Territory in Central Crete during the Neolithic to Ottoman Periods [Hardback]

    L. Vance Watrous (Author); D. Matthew Buell (Author); Eleni Kokinou (Author); Pantelis Soupios (Author); Apostolos Sarris (Author)

    £55.00

    ISBN: 9781931534895
    Published by : INSTAP
    Series: Prehistory Monographs
    Volume: 55
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    This volume explores the results of the American archaeological survey (2005–2007) carried out around the area of Galatas in Central Crete. It traces the socioeconomic and political development of the Galatas area and its relations with other area... .... Learn More
  5. Petras, Siteia I

    Petras, Siteia I: A Minoan Palatial Settlement in Eastern Crete.Excavation of Houses I.1 and I.2 [Hardback]

    Metaxia Tsipopoulou (Author)

    £55.00

    ISBN: 9781931534857
    Published by : INSTAP Academic Press (Institute for Aegean Prehistory)
    Series: Prehistory Monographs
    Volume: 53
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    This volume is the first of two that represent the final publication of Sector I of the Prepalatial–Postpalatial Minoan urban settlement and palace of Petras, Siteia, located in eastern Crete, and it presents the results of the excavations co... .... Learn More
  6. Studies in Aegean Art and Culture

    Studies in Aegean Art and Culture: A New York Aegean Bronze Age Colloquium in Memory of Ellen N. Davis [Paperback]

    Robert B. Koehl (Editor)

    £23.00

    ISBN: 9781931534864
    Published by : INSTAP Academic Press (Institute for Aegean Prehistory)
    The papers published here are dedicated to the memory of Ellen N. Davis, one of the most valued and beloved Aegean scholars of her generation. All of the articles are in some way inspired or influenced by Davis’ own contributions to the field. In ... .... Learn More
  7. Kavousi IIC: The Late Minoan IIIC Settlement at Vronda

    Kavousi IIC: The Late Minoan IIIC Settlement at Vronda: Specialist Reports and Analyses [Hardback]

    Leslie Preston Day (Author); Heidi M.C. Dierckx (Author); Kimberly Flint-Hamilton (Author); Geraldine C. Gesell (Author); Kevin T. Glowacki (Author)

    £55.00

    ISBN: 9781931534840
    Published by : INSTAP Academic Press (Institute for Aegean Prehistory)
    Series: Prehistory Monographs
    This book is the third volume in the final report of the cleaning and excavations at the Late Minoan IIIC settlement of Vronda—located near Kavousi in eastern Crete—that were conducted between 1983 and 1992. The reports on the houses of the settle... .... Learn More
  8. The Wall Paintings of the West House at Mycenae

    The Wall Paintings of the West House at Mycenae [Hardback]

    Iphiyenia Tournavitou (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781931534888
    Published by : INSTAP
    Series: Prehistory Monographs
    Volume: 54
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    The wall paintings from the West House at Mycenae are discussed in relation to their context within the building. Their iconography and stylistic details are explored in relation to other Aegean Bronze Age wall paintings. The fragments are fully c... .... Learn More
  9. Food, Cuisine and Society in Prehistoric Greece

    Food, Cuisine and Society in Prehistoric Greece [Paperback]

    Paul Halstead (Author); John C. Barrett (Author)

    £36.00

    ISBN: 9781842171677
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: SHEFFIELD STUDIES IN AEGEAN ARCHAEOLOGY
    Volume: 5
    Food and drink, along with the material culture involved in their consumption, can signify a variety of social distinctions, identities and values. Thus, in Early Minoan Knossos, tableware was used to emphasize the difference between the host and ... .... Learn More
  10. Early Cycladic Sculpture in Context

    Early Cycladic Sculpture in Context [Hardback]

    Marisa Marthari (Editor); Colin Renfrew (Editor); Michael Boyd (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781785701955
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The sculpture of the Early Bronze Age Cyclades has been systematically studied since the time of Christos Tsountas at the end of the 19th century. But that study has been hampered by the circumstance that so many of the subsequent finds come ... .... Learn More

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