Aegeus Society For Aegean Prehistory


Knossos: from labyrinth to laboratory. A study day at the British Museum.

Country & City: United Kingdom, London
Venue: British Museum, BP Lecture Theatre
Date & Time: 2011/11/12, 09:30 - , 17:30


9.30 Lesley Fitton, ‘Introduction’

9.40 Peter Warren, ‘111 years of excavation and exploration at Knossos’

10.15 Yannis Galanakis, ‘Arthur Evans, the Ashmolean, and the display of Minoan Crete’

10.50 Tea Break

11.20 Peter Tomkins, ‘From village to city. Knossos from its first occupation until the late 3rd millennium BC’

11.55 Colin MacDonald, ‘The development of the Bronze Age Palace at Knossos’

12.30 Valasia Isaakidou, ‘Bones from the Labyrinth: zooarchaeology at Knossos’

13.05 Lunch (not provided)

14.00 Antonis Kotsonas, ‘Greek Knossos: the city of Idomeneus’

14.35 Ken Wardle, ‘Colonia Julia Nobilis: the Roman colony at Knossos’

15.10 Todd Whitelaw, ‘The Knossos Urban Landscape Project: tracing long-term urban dynamics’

15.45 Tea Break

16.15 Andrew Shapland, ‘Knossos at the British Museum and the British Museum at Knossos’

16.40 Gerald Cadogan, ‘‘The Minoan distance’: Knossos from modernism to postmodernism’

17.25 Closing remarks