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Title Exploring a terra incognita on Crete : recent research on Bronze Age habitation in the southern Ierapetra Isthmus / edited by Konstantinos Chalikias and Emilia Oddo
Published Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : INSTAP Academic Press, 2019
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Contents The final Neolithic to early Minoan I transition in the Ierapetra Isthmus / Krzysztof Nowicki -- Aphrodite's Kephali and the initial stages of the Minoan period in the Isthmus of Ierapetra / Philip P. Betancourt -- Consuming in style(s) : patterns of intra-site variability in tableware at Neopalatial Myrtos Pyrgos / Emilia Oddo -- Evidence for the settlement of Bramiana / Vili Apostolakou, Thomas M. Brogan, Eleni Nodarou, Florence S.C. Hsu, Amie Gluckman, Sydney R. Sarasin, Lily Bonga, and Philip P. Betancourt -- Minoan land-use patterns and landscape transformation in the mountains of the Ierapetra area : the building at Gaidourophas / Yiannis Papadatos and Konstantinos Chalikias -- A Bronze Age fishing village on Chryssi / Thomas M. Brogan, Dimitra Mylona, Vili Apostolakou, Philip P. Betancourt, and Chrysa Sofianou -- Death on the isthmus : late Minoan IIIA/IIIB tombs of the Mirabello Bay and Ierapetra areas / R. Angus K. Smith -- Conclusion : exploring a small terra incognita / Gerald Cadogan
Summary "This volume brings together for the first time scholars working on the Bronze Age settlement patterns and material culture of the southern Ierapetra Isthmus, a region that actively participated in the coastal and maritime trade networks of East Crete. During the past few decades, while various archaeological projects focused on the northern isthmus, the Ierapetra area remained largely neglected and unknown, a terra incognita. Yet, new excavations at Gaidourophas, Anatoli Stavromenos, Chryssi Island, Bramiana, and the ongoing research at the site of Myrtos Pyrgos are showing that the coastal area of Ierapetra was a vibrant and thriving settlement landscape during the Bronze Age. Far from being simply on the periphery of the major Minoan centers, the southern Ierapetra Isthmus played important roles in the cultural dynamics of Crete. Aiming to be the first building block in the development of an archaeological understanding of the southern Ierapetra Isthmus region, this volume presents the status of the discipline and indicates future research trajectories"-- Provided by publisher
Notes "This volume comprises a compilation of papers that were presented on January 8th, 2016, during the colloquium 'Exploring a Terra Incognita: Recent Research on Bronze Age Habitation in the Southern Ierapetra Isthmus' at the annual meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America held in San Francisco, CA."
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Subject Land settlement patterns, Prehistoric -- Greece -- Crete -- Congresses
Land settlement patterns, Prehistoric -- Greece -- Ierapetra -- Congresses
HISTORY / Ancient / General
HISTORY / Ancient / Greece
Land settlement patterns, Prehistoric.
Crete (Greece) -- Antiquities -- Congresses
Ierapetra (Greece) -- Antiquities -- Congresses
Greece -- Crete.
Greece -- Ierapetra.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Chalikias, Konstantinos, editor
Oddo, Emilia, 1980- editor
LC no. 2019007435
ISBN 1623034221 electronic book
9781623034221 electronic book