Aegeus Society For Aegean Prehistory

| 2017

1 December 2018

Ayia Sotira. A Mycenaean Chamber Tomb Cemetery in the Nemea Valley, Greece

Edited by R. Angus K. Smith, Mary K. Dabney, Evangelia Pappi, Sevasti Triantaphyllou & James C. Wright

Ayia Sotira. A Mycenaean Chamber Tomb Cemetery in the Nemea Valley, Greece

City: Philadelphia

Year: 2017

Publisher: INSTAP Academic Press

Series: Prehistory Monographs 56

Description: Hardback, 364 p., 371  b/w and colour figures and plates, 62 b/w tables, 28.6 x 22.1 cm


This volume is the final publication of the results of excavation of six Mycenaean chamber tombs in the Late Bronze Age cemetery of Ayia Sotira within the Nemea Valley of the Argolid region of Greece.The work presented includes artifactual and ecofactual remains such as pottery, jewelry, figurines, metal objects, human skeletons, and botanical remains. The book is richly illustrated with maps, plans, drawings, photos, and tables of data.


List of Figures in the Text [vii-xii]

List of Tables [xiii-xv]

List of Plates [xvii-xxiv]

Acknowledgements [xxv-xxvi]

List of Abbreviations [xxvii-xxviii]

Chapter 1. Introduction [1-12]

Chapter 2. Tomb 1 [13-33]
Evangelia Pappi & Sevasti Triantaphyllou

Chapter 3. Tombs 2–6 [35-124]
Mary K. Dabney, Panagiotis Karkanas, R. Angus K. Smith, Sevasti Triantaphyllou & James C. Wright

Chapter 4. Geoarchaeological Study [125-128]
Panagiotis Karkanas

Chapter 5. Human Remains [129-137]
Sevasti Triantaphyllou

Chapter 6. Archaeobotanical Remains [139-145]
Georgia Kotzamani & Alexandra Livarda

Chapter 7. Wood Charcoal Macroremains [147-151]
Maria Ntinou

Chapter 8. Phytolith Analysis [153-156]
Georgia Tsartsidou

Chapter 9. Organic Residue Analysis [157-166]
Maria Roumpou

Chapter 10. Conclusions

Appendix. Medieval Pottery and Coins [183-184]
Camilla MacKay & Alan M. Stahl

References [185-197]

Index [199-202]




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