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Title Philistor : studies in honor of Costis Davaras / edited by Eleni Mantzourani and Philip P. Betancourt
Published Philadelphia : INSTAP Academic Press, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (xxxii, 282 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps
Series Prehistory monographs ; 36
Prehistory monographs ; 36
Contents The frying pans from Hagia Photia / Philip P. Betancourt -- The genesis of the early Minoan Tholos tomb / Keith Branigan -- Harvesting an old rattle : the bronze sistrum from the "royal" villa at Hagia Triada / Thomas M. Brogan -- Gaia pepippntos : some thoughts on "neo-Minoan" mythology / Christos G. Doumas -- The presence of pumice in LM IIIB levels at Sissi, Crete / Florence Gaignerot-Driessen and Jan Driessen -- The Kavousi goddesses with up-raised hands : new information on technology / Geraldine C. Gesell -- An early Minoan I long dagger and razor from Kalo Chorio, East Crete / Donald C. Haggis -- "Firebars" and other ceramics of problematic function from Priniatikos Pyrgos / Barbara J. Hayden -- A tomb from Gonies Pediados : the end of final neolithic IV merges with the dawn of the early Bronze Age / Athanasia Kanta with contributions by Eleni Nodarou and Argyro Nafplioti -- Two stone kernoi from the Juktas peak sanctuary / Alexandra Karetsou with a contribution by R.D.G. Evely -- A new idol of cycladic type from Hagia Triada / Vincenzo La Rosa -- Sexuality or fertility symbol? The bronze figurine from Makrygialos / Eleni Mantzourani -- A story of lions : palatial ideology in Egypt, Knossos, and Mycenae / Nanno Marinatos -- Earth and fire : Cretan potting traditions and replicating Minoan cooking fabrics / Jennifer Moody, Jerolyn E. Morrison, and Harriet Lewis Robinson -- A terracotta foot model from the Syme Sanctuary, Crete / Polymnia Muhly -- East Cretan peak sanctuaries revisited / Krzysztof Nowicki -- An early Minoan boat model from Kephala Petras, Siteia / Yiannis Papadatos -- New evidence on the origin of the late Minoan III chest-shaped larnax / Lefteris Platon -- God save our homes : the case of the horns of consecration from Galatas / Giorgos Rethemiotakis -- The hypostyle crypt (Quartier Kappa) and the large court, Malia : an athletic center? / Martin Schmid -- Mochlos boats / Jeffrey S. Sole -- The Vrysinas Ephebe : the lower torso of a clay figurine in Contrapposto / Dimitris Sphakianakis -- Kampos group pottery from the prepalatial cemetery of Petras, Siteia / Metaxia Tsipopoulou -- Minoan bee smokers : an experimental approach / Loeta Tyree, Harriet Lewis Robinson, and Paraskevi Stamataki -- Headless, armless but sexuated bodies : on some particular figurines from the peak sanctuary of Vrysinas, near Rethymnon, Crete / Iris Tzachili -- Armenoi : the late Minoan III necropolis and the town / Yannis Tzedakis and Holley Martlew -- The neopalatial "farmhouse" at Kephali Lazana, Chondros Viannou, re-examined / Giorgos Vavouranakis -- The apogee of Minoan civilization : the final neopalatial period / Peter M. Warren -- An overview of secondary state formation on Crete : the Mirabello region during the Bronze Age / L. Vance Watrous
Summary Contributions by 37 scholars are brought together here to create a volume in honor of the long and fruitful career of Costis Davaras, former Ephor of Crete and Professor Emeritus of Minoan Archaeology at the University of Athens. Articles pertain to Bronze Age Crete and include mortuary studies, experimental archaeology, numerous artifactual studies, and discussions on the greater Minoan civilization
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Architecture, Minoan -- Greece -- Crete.
Bronze age -- Greece -- Crete.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Greece -- Crete.
Minoans.
Crete (Greece) -- Antiquities.
Genre/Form Festschriften.
Form Electronic book
Author Betancourt, Philip P., 1936- editor
Davaras, Kōstēs, honoree
Mantzouranē, Helenē, 1954- editor
LC no. 2012013140
ISBN 1623030307 (electronic bk.)
9781623030308 (electronic bk.)