The assumption that a Trojan War took place in the so-called Troas at the Dardanelles depends on the belief that there once existed a population called Troes in this region, as the Ilias maintains. However, the Troes in the Ilias do not carry Anatolian, but only Greek and Thracian or Illyrian names; there is no Trojan identity.
Anna Lucia D’AgataStudi Micenei ed Egeo-Anatolici 1 (2015, new series): 57-103
Discovered in the late 19th century, the two chamber tombs at Ligortyno in the eastern Mesara rapidly entered the archaeological literature thanks to the extraordinary quality and excellent state of conservation of the ceramic materials found inside them.
Georgia FloudaStudi Micenei ed Egeo-Anatolici 1 (2015, new series): 43-56
This paper aims to deduce episodes of the cultural biography of the inscribed bronze double axe from the sacred cave at Arkalochori in central Crete by focusing on its materiality and by examining the context of both its production and the reception of its undeciphered inscription.
Fritz BlakolmerStudi Micenei ed Egeo-Anatolici 1 (2015, new series): 19-41
Colour constitutes a fundamental category in art, craft, language, and culture of the Aegean Bronze Age. This article aims at defining the development of the comprehension of colours as well as a classification of chromatic taste in the arts of Aegean prehistory.
Jorrit M. Kelder & Marco PoelwijkGreek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies 56 (2016): 572-584
This paper aims to highlight a number of problems involved with current interpretations and identifications of persons in Ta 711, a Linear B tablet from the Mycenaean palace of Pylos, which records a number of objects that were presented on the occasion of the appointment of a da-mo-ko-ro.
In the present paper, the material evidence, in LBA, both for the technological level of Minoan/Mycenaean Greece, mainland-islands-Crete, and the image emerging from the archaeological finds of the wider area of Asia Minor, Land of Ḫatti, Cyprus, and Egypt, are combined in order to draw conclusions regarding international relations and exchanges.