Aegeus Society for Aegean Prehistory

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The Unseen Museum: the “Ring of Theseus”


We would like to cordially thank the curator of the National Archaeological Museum and fellow of Aegeus, Dr Costas Paschalidis for the presentation of the Unseen Museum: the “Ring of Theseus” (on Saturday, 14 March) that he kindly offer to the members and friends of Aegeus.


The traditional paradigm of the Indo-European problem and the “Coming of the Greeks (in Greek)

Thodoris Giannopoulos (Open University of Cyprus), Swedish Institute at Athens (Mitseon 9, Athens)

The question about the “Coming of the Greeks”, i.e. about the origins of the Greek language and its first association with the later Greek mainland, has always been an important aspect of the wider Indo-European problem. Within the context of this research quest, the understanding of...


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Στο Λούξορ της Αιγύπτου: Οι τοιχογραφίες «μιλούν» για τον φύλακα του ναού

Τοιχογραφία στο Λούξορ της Αιγύπτου

Aρχίζουν να αποκαλύπτουν τα μυστικά τους οι μαγευτικές τοιχογραφίες υψηλής τέχνης που έφεραν στο φως οι ανασκαφές του Αμερικανικού Ερευνητικού Κέντρου στο Λούξορ της Αιγύπτου. Χρώματα...

Αγγελική Κώττη, Έθνος, 24-03-2015

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Μικρές Κυρίες. ΕΓΓΥΣ: Κοντινές ματιές σε επιλεγμένα εκθέματα του Εθνικού Αρχαιολογικού Μουσείου

Χρυσό περίαπτο του 14ου-13ου αι. π.Χ. Εθνικό Αρχαιολογικό Μουσείο

Σε κάθε αίθουσα του Εθνικού Αρχαιολογικού Μουσείου υπάρχουν εκθέματα που μπορεί να διαφύγουν την προσοχή του επισκέπτη, «κρυμμένα» στο πλήθος των αντικειμένων της έκθεσης. Μερικές φορές...

Archaeology & Arts, 26-03-2015

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Από μυκηναϊκό πλοίο ο Δούρειος Ιππος

Μέσα σε μία νύχτα οι Αχαιοί ξέστησαν τις σκηνές, έκαψαν το στρατόπεδό τους και έφυγαν με τα πλοία τους. Ενα πλοίο, όμως, έμεινε πίσω. Οι αρχαίες πηγές το αναφέρουν, αλλά με άλλο όνομα. Ηταν ο...

Αγγελική Κώττη, Έθνος, 21-03-2015

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Excavation reveals ancient town and burial complex in Diros Bay, Greece

Final Neolithic burial of a man (right) and a woman (left) buried in an embrace at Ksagounaki, ca. 3800 BC.

Recent research by The Diros Project, a five-year excavation program in Diros Bay, Greece, has uncovered the remains of an ancient town and burial complex that date to the Neolithic and Bronze Age. In addition to the Neolithic 'spooning' couple that has been highlighted in recent news articles, the archaeological team also uncovered several...

EurekAlert, 04-03-2015

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Fundorte von Keramik ägäischen Typs in Italien

Frank W. Hulek | Bonn 2013

Fundorte von Keramik ägäischen Typs in Italien

The fact that Aegean type pottery is found in Italy is of great importance when we consider the cultural contacts between the Apennine peninsula and the southern Balkans in the late Bronze Age. Ever since the 19th Century its interpretation has been subject of great controversy, the colonisation with the permanent presence of Aegean groups or...

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Post-Prehistoric Ceramics and Chalcolithic to Iron Age Ground Stone Artefacts from the Field Survey in Northwestern Cyprus, 1992-1999

Edited by Dariusz Maliszewski | Warsaw 2014

Post-Prehistoric Ceramics and Chalcolithic to Iron Age Ground Stone Artefacts from the Field Survey in Northwestern Cyprus, 1992-1999

The results of the Polis-Pyrgos Archaeological Project (PAP) have now been published in two volumes that present the work of an extensive field survey conducted over nearly a decade in the area of northwestern Cyprus - from the western bank of the Chrysochou River along the north coast of the island eastward to Kato Pyrgos....

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Religion and Society in Middle Bronze Age Greece

Helène Whittaker | New York 2014

Religion and Society in Middle Bronze Age Greece

The Middle Helladic period has received little attention, partially because of scholars’ view of it as merely the prelude to the Mycenaean period and partially because of the dearth of archaeological evidence from the period. In this book, Helène Whittaker demonstrates that Middle Helladic Greece is far more interesting than its material...

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Minoan three-dimensional anthropomorphic representations. Problems of definition

Céline Murphy

As well as devising these new categories, this paper was attentive to the use of religiously laden terms such as the nouns ‘deities’ and ‘adorants’ or the epithet ‘cultic’. It was argued that such terms can only be employed following careful considerations of each artefact’s material and contextual situation alongside its visual...

Creta Antica 13 (2012) [2013], 61-82