Luca GirellaStudi 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.
Anna Lucia D’AgataStudi Micenei ed Egeo-Anatolici 1 (2015, new series): 57-103
Discovered in the late 19th century, the two chamber tombs at Ligortyno in the eastern Mesara rapidly entered the archaeological literature thanks to the extraordinary quality and excellent state of conservation of the ceramic materials found inside them.
Georgia FloudaStudi Micenei ed Egeo-Anatolici 1 (2015, new series): 43-56
This paper aims to deduce episodes of the cultural biography of the inscribed bronze double axe from the sacred cave at Arkalochori in central Crete by focusing on its materiality and by examining the context of both its production and the reception of its undeciphered inscription.
Fritz BlakolmerStudi Micenei ed Egeo-Anatolici 1 (2015, new series): 19-41
Colour constitutes a fundamental category in art, craft, language, and culture of the Aegean Bronze Age. This article aims at defining the development of the comprehension of colours as well as a classification of chromatic taste in the arts of Aegean prehistory.
Silvia FerraraStudi Micenei ed Egeo-Anatolici 1 (2015, new series): 105-115
This article proposes to cast new light on the role played by small spherical objects inscribed in the undeciphered Cypro-Minoan script, dating to the very end of the Bronze Age, defined as clay balls.
P. Torben KeßlerStudi Micenei ed Egeo-Anatolici 1 (2015, new series): 137-170
Recent years have witnessed a growing interest of Aegean archaeologists in methods of quantifying the subsistence economy in order to obtain a better idea of which parts of society were either economically dependent or in charge respectively.
This article examines the incised drawings of Early Phrygian Gordion, and in particular those of Megaron 2. Aspects of their iconographic and archaeological contexts are taken in to consideration, as well as literary sources and especially the story of the Gordian knot.
The publication of two Proto-White Painted ware pictorial style vases found at the necropolis of Palaepaphos-Skales in Cyprus is preceded by a discussion of several issues relating to this style which appeared early in the 11th century BC.
Peter M. Fischer & Teresa BürgeOpuscula 8 (2015): 27-79
The initial aim of the project -the search for the oldest city of Hala Sultan Tekke- continued in 2014. Geophysical methods were used, which led to the discovery of new city quarters, and a broadening of the research objectives, to include revealing the total extent of the city.