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Title The cave of the cyclops : Mesolithic and Neolithic networks in the northern Aegean, Greece. Vol. 2, Bone tool industries, dietary resources and the paleoenvironment, and archeometrical studies / edited by Adamantios Sampson
Published Philadelphia, Penn. : INSTAP Academic Press ; Oxford : Oxbow [distributor], 2010


Description 1 online resource
Series Prehistory monographs ; 31
Prehistory monographs ; 31.
Contents List of Tables; List of Figures; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; Part I Tool Industries; 1 The Mesolithic and Neolithic Bone Implements; Part II Dietary Resources and the Paleoenvironment; 2 From Mesolithic Fishermen and Bird Hunters to Neolithic Goat Herders: The Transformation of an Island Economy in the Aegean; 3 Non-Vertebral Fish Bones; 4 Fish Vertebrae; 5 Malacological Material; 6 Palynological Evidence; 7 Charcoal Analysis; 8 Archaeobotanical Seed Remains; Part III Archaeometrical Studies; 9 Neolithic Pottery: A Characterization Study
10 Sequential Radiocarbon Dating and Calculation of the Marine Reservoir Effect11 Clastic Sediments; 12 Stable Isotopic Analysis of the Mollusk Shells; Index
Summary This is the first volume detailing the excavation of the ""Cave of the Cyclops"" on the island of Youra in the North Aegean. The cave was occupied at various times from the Mesolithic through Roman periods. The setting and stratigraphy of the cave and a survey of the area are discussed. The Mesolithic and Neolithic ceramic, lithic, and small finds are organised into catalogues. Additionally, this volume provides insight into the means of survival and the flowering of culture on Youra during the Mesolithic and Neolithic periods, and it presents the connections between this outlying area and mai
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Subject Excavations (Archaeology) -- Greece -- Gioúra Island
Mesolithic period -- Greece -- Gioúra Island
Neolithic period -- Greece -- Gioúra Island
HISTORY -- Ancient -- General.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Archaeology.
Excavations (Archaeology)
Mesolithic period.
Neolithic period.
Cyclops, Cave of the (Greece)
Greece -- Cave of the Cyclops.
Greece -- Gioúra Island.
Form Electronic book
Author Sampsōn, Adamantios A
ISBN 9781623030698
Other Titles Bone tool industries, dietary resources and the paleoenvironment, and archeometrical studies