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Aegeus Society for Aegean Prehistory

AEGEAN LECTURES | 2017

Friday, 27 January 2017, 19:00

Funerary landscapes in Middle Helladic and Early Mycenaean Central Greece: an update

Swedish Institute at Athens (Mitseon 9, Athens)

Funerary landscapes in Middle Helladic and Early Mycenaean Central Greece: an update

Exploring funerary landscapes is essential to understand cultural and social changes that took place on the Greek Mainland from the Middle Helladic to the Late Helladic period. The shaft graves at Mycenae and the tholos tombs in Messenia have mainly focused attention on the Peloponnese.

Friday, 24 February 2017, 19:00

Deviant Burial and the Dangerous Dead in Ancient Athens

Swedish Institute at Athens (Mitseon 9, Athens)

Deviant Burial and the Dangerous Dead in Ancient Athens

In the historic period, ancient Greeks placed great emphasis on the importance of burial of the dead. The άταφοι, or unburied dead, were thought to wander the earth, unable to enter Hades. Some categories of the dead also were viewed as potentially more dangerous to the living, and required special burial or unusual deposition.

Thursday 1 June 2017, 18:30

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

British School at Athens, Upper House (Souedias 52, Kolonaki, Athens)

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

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 College)