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New upgrade of the Aegeus website!

We would like to inform you that from January onwards we will upgrade the rest sections of our website. As a consequence, our website will be updated sporadically.
Also, due to our heavy workload, the newsletter of January and February will not be sent to our members. Brief notices, however, will continue to be sent via email.
Thank you in advance for your understanding.

NEW BOOKS - NEWS

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Palaeolithic Seminar 2016-2017

Σε μια κοινή προσπάθεια για τη συνομιλία της Παλαιολιθικής Αρχαιολογίας στην Ελλάδα με το ειδικό και το ευρύ κοινό, τα Τμήματα Ιστορίας και Αρχαιολογίας του Πανεπιστημίου Αθηνών και του...

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Postgraduate Course in Prehistoric, Greek and Roman Pottery: an intensive primer for the study of pottery in Greece

Pottery is central to the study of archaeology in the Mediterranean. As the most numerous finds from survey and excavation, ceramics not only provide our main chronological frameworks but also direct insights into a range of issues from ancient economies to questions of identity and agency. A working knowledge of ceramics is essential for anyone...

British School at Athens, 1st - 14th April 2017

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Politiko – Troullia: University of West Carolina Charlotte, USA

The Department of Antiquities, Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works, announces the completion of the 2016 archaeological investigations at the Bronze Age (ca. 2000-1500 B.C.) site of Politiko-Troullia, conducted under the direction of Dr. Steven Falconer and Dr. Patricia Fall, University of North Carolina Charlotte, USA....

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Μουσείο Σπηλαίου Θεόπετρας: «Σκηνικό» συνέχειας της ζωής και της εξέλιξης του ανθρώπου

Σε ένα διαφορετικό «σκηνικό» στήθηκε και λειτουργεί το Μουσείο του Σπηλαίου της Θεόπετρας, ως προς την παραβολή των αντικειμένων, δίνοντας στον επισκέπτη τη δυνατότητα μιας διαφορετικής...

Αρχαιολογία & Τέχνες, 28/11/2016

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Eske Willerslev Is Rewriting History With DNA

As a boy growing up in Denmark, Eske Willerslev could not wait to leave Gentofte, his suburban hometown. As soon as he was old enough, he would strike out for the Arctic wilderness. His twin brother, Rane, shared his obsession. On vacations, they retreated to the woods to teach themselves survival skills. Their first journey would be to Siberia,...

Carl Zimmer, New York Times, 16/5/2016

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Beyond Thalassocracies. Understanding Processes of Minoanisation and Mycenaeanisation in the Aegean

Edited by Evi Gorogianni, Peter Pavúk & Luca Girella | Oxford 2016

Beyond Thalassocracies. Understanding Processes of Minoanisation and Mycenaeanisation in the Aegean

Beyond Thalassocracies aims to evaluate and rethink the manner in which archaeologists approach, understand, and analyse the various processes associated with culture change connected to interregional contact, using as a test case the world of the Aegean during the Late Bronze Age (c. 1600–1100 BC)....

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Ein Minoer im Exil. Festschrift für Wolf-Dietrich Niemeier

Edited by Diamantis Panagiotopoulos, Ivonne Kaiser & Ourania Kouka | Bonn 2015

Ein Minoer im Exil. Festschrift für Wolf-Dietrich Niemeier

Die vorliegende Festschrift verdankt ihre Existenz nicht einer persönlichen oder wissenschaftlichen Pflicht, sondern vielmehr einem dringenden Bedürfnis zahlreicher Kollegen, Mitarbeiter, Schüler und Freunde sowohl dem Wissenschaftler als auch dem Menschen Wolf-Dietrich Niemeier einen großen Dank auszusprechen und sein verdienstvolles Wirken...

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Mycenae

Alcestis Papadimitriou | Athens 2015

Mycenae

The choice of the Archeological Museum of Mycenae for this year’s volume came about effortlessly. It is a place where historical facts are interwoven with mythology and protagonists like Atreus, Agamemnon, Clytemnestra, Menelaus, Iphigenia and Orestes come alive before the eyes of the visitor....

THE WORK OF AEGEUS – DISSERTATIONS – IMAGE DATABASE

Aegean Book Reviews |

Review of Giulia Dionisio, Anna Margherita Jasink & Judith Weingarten, 2014. Minoan Cushion Seals, Innovation in Form, Style and Use in Bronze Age Glyptic [Studia Archaeologica 196, Vicino Oriente 2], Roma: «LʼERMA» di Bretschneider.

This monograph by three authors is devoted to the study of Minoan seals of a certain shape, namely the cushion seals. In the title, cushion seals are described as expressions of innovation in form, style and use in the glyptic landscape of...