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Architecture of Minoan Crete: Constructing Identity in the Aegean Bronze Age by John McEnroe
John C McEnroe. Print book : State or province government publication : English : 1st ed View all editions and formats. This is a comprehensive study of the entire range of Minoan architecture from BC to BC, extensively illustrated and written for both scholars and general readers. Architecture, Minoan.
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View all subjects. User lists Similar Items. The land, the people, identity -- Architecture and social identity in Neolithic Crete ca. Home About Help Search. For those who want to do serious further reading about this fascinating site, the bibliography section contains almost every article published on Petras between and Over 50 of these articles, which are normally only available in university libraries, are freely available for download in PDF form.
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Many are written in non-English languages, especially Greek, but there is no shortage of interesting material for English speakers. The Apesokari Tholos Tomb B Study Project The basis of the project is the study and publication of the finds from the original excavation. In the words of the leader of the project, Giorgos Vavouranakis, "Its various sections include information about the architecture, artifacts and other finds from the tomb.
The website also presents reflexions upon the wider significance of this prehistoric monument, especially its connection to the socio-historical processes that led to the establishment of the first Minoan palaces on Crete. Excavation reports in Greek If you read Greek and want to know what has been going on in Crete since the turn of the milennium, then this is the site for you.
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Archaeological Reports This site contains short reports on recent excavations carried out in Greece so you need to look for the section on Crete. As it is a joint Anglo-French venture some reports are published in English and some in French so you need to be bilingual to be able to read them all. Nevertheless it does keep you up to date with the latest developments. Educational Guides for Archaeologists This site offers an introduction to archaeology with links to other sites that explain the methods of archaeology in more detail.
Dental anthropology and bioarchaeology Bioarchaeology refers to the archaeological study of human remains. Health, age, sex, and other identifiable factors can be analyzed from human remains. Bioarchaeology blends multiple disciplines: paleodemography, the demographic study of ancient populations, paleogenetics, the genetics of paleontology, and mortuary studies, the examination and study of deceased remains. The analyzing of teeth is a sub-field of bioarchaeology. Read more on this fascinating subject on this website.
The Minoans by J. Lesley Fitton. An excellent introduction to the subject published in by the British Museum. Click the link above to go to the results for a search of Minoans on EBay to see if it is there.
The Early Minoan Period: The Settlements
McEnroe, University of Texas Press. This is a rather pricey but excellent and very readable introduction to the architecture of all types of Minoan buildings from the Neolithic right through to the end of the Minoan period. Separate chapters deal with each of the Minoan periods.
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Based on her doctoral thesis the book attempts to place the various features of Minoan architecture into the specific context of the structure where examples are found rather than treating them as general concepts. Recent developments in the Archaeology of Minoan Crete is a personal view of developments in the first ten years of the new century by Jan Driessen.
Apart from detailing the most important developments over this period he also provides a lengthy bibliography of publications which appeared between and The article can be found on the academia. Aegeum is a periodic publication of the proceedings of workshops on the subject of the Aegean Bronze Age.
Individual copies of their publications are prohibitively expensive for individuals but six of their publications have now sold out and the publishers have made these six editions freely available in pdf form on their website. Articles appear in a variety of languages on a variety of topics but it is well worth going through the contents for each of the six free editions to see if there is something that interests you. Let's hope they sell out of more editions soon! Kommos: A Minoan harbour town and Greek Sanctuary in Southern Greece by Joseph Shaw is both an account of the Minoan and Greek remains at the harbour town of Kommos on the south coast of Crete and an account of the excavations themselves.
The book is fully illustrated with photos, maps and plans and comes with suggestions for further reading and a bibliography for those who have access to academic journals.
The book, however, is intended for a wider reading public and anyone interested in the Minoans and the work going on to uncover their past and increase our knowledge of them will enjoy reading this book. Redistribution in Aegean Palatial Societies.