The small number of radiocarbon dates available for this time span is not sufficient to establish an absolute chronological sequence. Here we present a new set of short-lived radiocarbon dates from the sites of Lefkandi, Kalapodi and Corinth in Greece.
Vasiliki Kassianidou Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 370 (Nov. 2013): 49-82
The exploitation of Cyprus’s mineral wealth, mainly the copper deposits, and other natural resources, such as the forests, formed the basis of the island’s economic prosperity and development from prehistoric times until Late Antiquity.
Sarah Janes Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 370 (NOV. 2013): 145-168
The major tenet of this paper is that mortuary behavior is a vehicle of social and political change leading to a heightened awareness of identity at death. Through shifting portrayals of identity and changes in the mortuary record, it is possible to highlight developments in the sociopolitical landscape over time and between regions.
In two studies published some 25 years ago (Knapp 1986; 1988), I argued that the rise of social complexity on Cyprus during the late Middle to early Late Bronze Age involved the interplay of trade and external demand, the accumulation and reinvestment of wealth, and the division of labour into specialized production areas.
Despite close connections between Cyprus and the mainland Levant during the early Neolithic, the island withdrew from the Levantine interaction sphere sometime before the Khirokitian to follow its own developmental course.
Bernhard Steinmann Archäologischer Anzeiger 2013/2: 1-19
Spearheads of the Sesklo type are among the characteristic products of Late Middle Helladic metalworking. As a transitional form between the early Bronze Age leaf-shaped points and the socketed spearheads of the late Bronze Age they are noteworthy on account of their being shoe-socketed, a means of mounting the spearhead that is limited to the Aegean.
Gert Jan Van Wijngaarden, Georgia Kourtessi-Philippakis & Nienke PietersPharos 19 (2013): 127-159
The archaeology on Zakynthos is less well-known than that on the other Ionian islands. Partly, this is the result of a lack of archaeological research and partly because the archaeological record on the island shows a high degree of destruction and fragmentation.
In the light of close cultural links in pottery and other crafts, and probably in administrative practices, this paper re-examines the nature of the relationship between Malia and Myrtos-Pyrgos at the end of the Protopalatial period in MM IIB, and the possibility of an unitary state in east-central Crete under the control of Malia.