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AEGEUS NEWS | 2015

A significant donation from the Archaeological Receipts Fund (TAP)

It is our great pleasure to inform you that the Archaeological Receipts Fund (TAP) donated to the library of Aegeus dozens of monographs on prehistoric archeology, as well as the journals Αρχαιολογικό Δελτίο and Αρχαιολογικά Ανάλεκτα εξ Αθηνών. We would like to express our warmest thanks to the Archaeological Receipts Fund for this important donation.

Happy autumn and a significant donation from the Archaeological Society at Athens!

Aegeus begins the new academic year with a significant donation! The Archaeological Society at Athens donated to the library of Aegeus dozens of monographs on prehistoric archeology, as well as the journals Αρχαιολογική Εφημερίς, Praktika and Ergon. We would like to express our warmest thanks to the Archaeological Society and in particular to the Secretary General Dr Vasileios Ch. Petrakos for this very generous and most valuable donation.

Happy summer!

Dear members and friends, we wish you a happy summer! During the summer, our website will be updated only sporadically as most of us are participating in excavations and other research projects. Please, don’t forget to renew your subscription. Our next newsletter will be sent on 1 October.
See you in October!

The Aegeus Annual Meeting on the 4th of June 2015

Aegeus - Society for Aegean Prehistory celebrates its sixth year and invites you to its Annual Meeting that will take place on Thursday the 4th of June 2015, at 7.00 pm in an open reception at the garden of the British School of Athens.

 

The reception at the BSA garden will include a short presentation of the work conducted by Aegeus over the last year along with several different activities.

Experimental Archaeology Activity: Prehistoric Weaving – a few photos

On April 29 Sophia Tsourinaki, professor and ancient textile specialist, led a tour at SEN Heritage Looms of the Society for the Education of Young Women (SEYW). We would like to thank her for this tour, and in particular for her introductory presentation on prehistoric weaving equipment and techniques. It is our pleasure to note that the tour was attended by a lot of people who are not prehistoric archaeologists!

Theodoros Giannopoulos’ lecture

We would like to thank cordially Theodoros Giannopoulos for his excellent lecture on the Indo-European problem and the “Coming of the Greeks”. We would, also, like to give our sincere thanks to the numerous members and friends who attended the lecture.

Peter Pavuk’s lecture

We would like to thank cordially Peter Pavuk for his lecture on the survival of Middle Helladic traditions into Late Bronze Age in Central Greece, that he gave on March 27, 2015. We would, also, like to give our sincere thanks to the numerous members and friends who attended the lecture.

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 Unseen Museum: the “Ring of Theseus”

On Saturday, 14 March, at 12 o’clock, the curator of the National Archaeological Museum Dr Costas Paschalidis will present to the members of Aegeus the Unseen Museem. The Unseen Museum is a new project of the National Archaeological Museum, according to which antiquities selected from the unknown world of the storerooms, one after the other emerge every two months from their secure state of obscurity into the light.

Brendan Burke’s & Bryan Burns’ lecture

We would like to thank cordially Brendan Burke & Bryan Burns for their excellent lecture on the Mycenaean occupation of ancient Eleon, in Boeotia. We would, also, like to give our sincere thanks to the numerous members and friends who attended the lecture.

Welcome to our upgraded website!

It is our great pleasure to present our newly revamped Aegeus website! We hope that this upgrade will make the website more user-friendly, contributing to our joint effort of enhancing and disseminating Aegean prehistoric archaeology.

Peter Tomkins’ lecture

We would like to thank cordially Peter Tomkins for his excellent lecture on ‘Prepalatial’ Knossos. We would, also, like to give our sincere thanks to the numerous members and friends who attended the lecture.