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Title Autopsy in Athens : recent archaeological research on Athens and Attica / edited by Margaret M. Miles
Published Oxford : Oxbow Books, 2015
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Contents Introduction / Margaret M. Miles -- Architectural repairs of the small limestone buildings on the Athenian Acropolis in the Archaic period / Nancy L. Klein -- Tools from the House of Mikion and Menon / Barbara Tsakirgis -- More than the time of day : Helios to the rescue / Jenifer Neils, Rachel Sternberg, Derek Reinbold -- Asklepios and Hygieia in the City Eleusinion / Carol Lawton -- Asklepios in the Piraeus and the mechanisms of cult appropriation / Jessica Lamont -- Sarapis as healer in Roman Athens : reconsidering the identity of Agora S 1068 / Brian A. Martens -- The experience of Greek sacrifice : investigating fat-wrapped thigh bones / Jacob Morton -- The mutilation of the Herms : violence toward images in the late 5th century BC / Rachel Kousser -- Funerals for statues? : the case of Phrasikleia and her "brother" / Angele Rosenberg-Dimitracopoulou -- Roadside assistance : religious spaces and Personal experience in Athens / Johanna Best -- The monumental definition of Attica in the early Democratic period / Jessica Paga -- Triremes on land : first-fruits for the Battle of Salamis / Kristian Lorenzo -- Routes out of Attica / Sylvian Fachard and Daniele Pirisino -- How to look at a non-peripteral temple / Marya Fisher -- The vanishing double stoa at Thorikos and its afterlives / Margaret M. Miles -- Inscriptions cited
Summary "This is an exciting time to study in Athens. The 'rescue' excavations of recent years, conducted during construction of the Metro system and in preparation for the 2004 Olympics Games, combined with major restoration projects and a new enthusiasm for fresh examination of old material, using new techniques and applications, brings new perspectives and answers on many aspects of the ancient city of Athens and life, politics and religion in Attica"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Excavations (Archaeology) -- Greece -- Athens.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Greece -- Attikē.
Salvage archaeology -- Greece -- Athens.
Salvage archaeology -- Greece -- Attikē.
Social archaeology -- Greece -- Athens.
Social archaeology -- Greece -- Attikē.
Athens (Greece) -- Antiquities.
Attikē (Greece) -- Antiquities.
Form Electronic book
Author Miles, M. M. (Margaret M.)
LC no. 2015018049
ISBN 1782978577 (electronic bk)
1782978593 (electronic bk)
9781782978572 (electronic bk)
9781782978596 (electronic bk)
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