Kos in the Neolithic and Early Bronze Age: The Halasarna by Mercourios Georgiadis

By Mercourios Georgiadis

This quantity is predicated on fabric from a thorough and systematic box survey of Halasarna (modern Kardamaina), situated on a coastal undeniable within the southern a part of the Dodecanesian island of Kos, and a examine of payment styles around the Aegean. It presents a brand new corpus of knowledge at the Neolithic and Early Bronze Age sessions, offers a cloth series in accordance with stylistic research, and develops a diachronic knowing of payment dynamics inside of a much wider local context.

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Among the sherds is one that may have come from a clay furnace for smelting copper, a find more common in the EBA than in other periods. (35) In the same area ca. 800 m southwest of the previous site and just north of the Hagios Theologos church there is a low slope west of the main road (Pl. 6A). Nondiagnostic, Neolithic/EBA, Hellenistic, Roman, and Modern sherds were observed over an area of 50 m x 40 m. (36) Following the road from Kephalos to Hagios Ioannis, 2 km south of the Zini junction and about 1 km north of Hagios Ioannis chapel, there is a site by a slope on the west side of the road (Pl.

In the Dodecanese. All have their drawbacks, but a 11 choice of dating terminology needs to be made. The LCh is not a meaningful term in my opinion, as it derives from an entirely different region with different cultural characteristics and chronological periods that are related only to a limited extent to the Dodecanese. It is also rather pointless to compare FN Tigani with LCh Kos, when the same period of time is being referenced. The LAN 1–4 system creates the same problems as above and additional chronological problems with respect to the Early Bronze Age and the associated spatial terms in use.

200 m to the southeast of Nerantzia on the lowest part of the hill, just above the plain, and is known as Nerantzia lower site (Map 3, no. 29, Map 4). The leveling of this area for modern cultivation has considerably altered its nature and only a handful of finds have been recovered. Still, there seems to be a small habitation area, which presumably was a satellite to the Nerantzia site. Koutlousi is situated on a low smoothed hill top, an outcrop of the Antimachia plateau, ca. 300 m southwest from Nerantzia (Map 3, no.

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