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When diversity matters: exploring funerary evidence in Middle Minoan III Crete

, Studi Micenei ed Egeo-Anatolici 1 (2015, new series): 117-136

Aside from limited studies on individual cemeteries or tomb types, analysis of Middle Minoan III funerary evidence has remained in the shadow. Reasons can be found in the dearth of archaeological remains, and it is useful to remember that most of the evidence for this period, both domestic and funerary, derived mainly from sites occupied in the following period (Late Minoan IA) and destroyed in Late Minoan IB.

Phantom Trojans at the Dardanelles?

, Talanta XLVI-XLVII (2014-2015): 27-50

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.

Un nuovo frammento di tavoletta in lineare A da Festòs (PH 54)

, Annuario della Scuola archeologica di Atene e delle missioni italiane in Oriente XCII, Serie III.14 (2014) [2016]: 155-165

In 2013 a new fragment of linear A tablet (PH 54) was found in the Complesso NE of Phaistos, Vano XL/101, area 1 (Western ‘cist’) from where also the linear A tablet PH 1 and the Phaistos Disk came.

Ανασκαφή Κουμάσας

, Πρακτικά της εν Αθήναις Αρχαιολογικής Εταιρείας 2014 [2016]: 423-448

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Ανασκαφή Ζωμίνθου

, Πρακτικά της εν Αθήναις Αρχαιολογικής Εταιρείας 2014 [2016]: 255-421

Without abstract

The Wanassa and the Damokoro: a new interpretation of a Linear B text from Pylos

, Greek, 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.