Aegeus Society For Aegean Prehistory


New distinction for bioarchaeologist K. Harvati

Dr. Katerina Harvati is well known for her revolutionary research work, which gives the most convincing answers so far to all the questions regarding the evolution of the early modern human. The American Association of the Advancement of Science- AAAS Council elected 531 members as Fellows of AAAS, whereby Dr. Harvati is being recognized, along with other fellows for their

Chania was a palatial centre like Knossos

N. Kontrarou-Rassia, Ελευθεροτυπία, 8-12-2009

Chania is believed to have been a palatial centre possibly like Phaistos and Knossos. This opinion is supported by the recent rescue excavations that have taken place around the modern city of Chania, which has been built over the ancient one.

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Recent excavations in Attica (Greece)

On 16 November the Ephore I. Tsirigoti-Drakotou gave a paper on the recent excavations of the 2nd Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities in Attica. Among the others, the excavations brought to light new Neolithic architectural remains at Paiania and Kato Kiffisia (Athens), two Late Bronze Age chamber tombs at Glyka Nera with impressive finds including 17 vases, a bronze

Μινωίτες που σερφάρουν στο Ιnternet

Maria Thermou, Το Βήμα, 13/11/2009

Η αποκάλυψη, στη διάρκεια ανασκαφών στη Ζώμινθο της Κρήτης, του πρώτου μινωικού κέντρου που έχει εντοπιστεί ως σήμερα σε βουνό έγινε πρωτοσέλιδη είδηση σε αμερικανικό αρχαιολογικό (και διαδικτυακό) περιοδικό

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Remains of a Minoan-style painting discovered during excavations of the Canaanite palace at Tel Kabri

University of Haifa, Communications and Media Relations

The remains of a Minoan-style wall painting, characterized by a blue background, the first of its kind to be found in Israel, was discovered in the course of the recent excavation season at Tel Kabri. This fresco joins others of Aegean style that have been uncovered during earlier seasons at the Canaanite palace in Kabri. “It was, without doubt, a