Palaikastro: Two Late Minoan Wells (Supplementary Volume / by L. H. Sackett, J. A. MacGillivray, J. M. Driessen

By L. H. Sackett, J. A. MacGillivray, J. M. Driessen

While Sir Arthur Evans used to be developing the chronology of the Minoan interval at Knossos within the early 20th century, Robert Carr Bosanquet and his group from the British tuition at Athens started to outline the modern series at Palaikastro in japanese Crete. one of many goals of the new British university excavations at Palaikastro is to refine the early excavator's effects and to discover social, political and environmental switch in the Cretan Bronze Age. the invention of 2 wells with undisturbed layers of the LM IB to LM IIIA2 classes (the 15th and fourteenth centuries BC) supplied an extraordinary chance to check the pottery chronology and improvement in aspect, but additionally to examine vitamin, international connections, and spiritual practices at the moment. One shock was once the invention of the is still of a number of canine concerning the fashionable Cretan Tracer Hound. one other used to be a part of a phenomenal stone vase with dolphins carved in aid.

This quantity supplies the 1st distinctive template of LM IB to LM IIIA2 pottery at Palaikastro in addition to ultimate stories at the wells' excavation and entire contents through individuals of the foreign staff of experts who excavate at Palaikastro.

quantity contents:

1. creation (L. H. Sackett, J. A. MacGillivray and J. M. Driessen); 2. good 576: excavation and stratigraphy (S. M. Thorne); three. good 576: the pottery deposits and ceramic series (E. M. Hatzaki); four. good 605: Stratigraphy and Catalogue (J. A. MacGillivray); five. The past due Minoan pottery (J. A. MacGillivray); 6. The ceramic petrography of LM III A2 conical cup materials (C. Doherty); The stone and terracotta unearths (D. Evely); eight. The stamped seal effect on pot 251 (J. Weingarten); nine. The stone 'horns of consecration' or 'twin peaks' (J. A. MacGillivray); 10. The animal bones (S. Wall-Crowther); eleven. Archaeobotanical observations (A. Sarpaki); 12. The fish continues to be (D. Mylonas); thirteen. Shells and snails (D. Reese); 14. Synthesis (L. H. Sackett and J. A. MacGillivray).

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