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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.
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NEXT AEGEAN LECTURE

A Villager’s Tale: The incorporation of a settlement in the Nemea Valley into the territory of Mycenae during the Late Bronze Age

James Wright (American School of Classical Studies at Athens) & Mary Dabney (Bryn Mawr College), British School at Athens, Upper House (Souedias 52, Kolonaki, Athens)

Aegeus invites you to its Annual Meeting and the following lecture: "A Villager’s Tale: The incorporation of a settlement in the Nemea Valley into the territory of Mycenae during the Late Bronze Age" by James Wright (American School of Classical Studies at Athens) & Mary Dabney (Bryn Mawr...

NEW BOOKS - NEWS

New Books |

Cretomania. Modern Desires for the Minoan Past

Edited by Nicoletta Momigliano & Alexandre Farnoux | London/New York 2016

Cretomania. Modern Desires for the Minoan Past

Since its rediscovery in the early 20th century, through spectacular finds such as those by Sir Arthur Evans at Knossos, Minoan Crete has captured the imagination not only of archaeologists but also of a wider public. ...

New Books |

Archaeodiet in the Greek World: Dietary Reconstruction from Stable Isotope Analysis

Edited by Anastasia Papathanasiou, Michael P. Richards & Sherry C. Fox | Princeton/New Jersey 2015

Archaeodiet in the Greek World: Dietary Reconstruction from Stable Isotope Analysis

The analysis of stable isotope ratios of carbon and nitrogen in bone collagen provides a powerful tool for reconstructing past diets, since it provides the only direct evidence of the foods that were actually consumed. The chapters that comprise this volume describe the application of this methodology to the archaeology of Greece, a country whose...

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The Pottery from Dhaskalio

Peggy Sotirakopoulou | Cambridge 2016

The Pottery from Dhaskalio

This volume treats in detail the pottery from the settlement on the islet of Dhaskalio, whose excavation is described in Volume I of the series. Much of the importance of this material lies in the undisturbed stratigraphy of the settlement, a fact that allowed for the recognition of three successive phases of occupation of the site with...

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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

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...