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Change and Transition on Crete: Interpreting the Evidence from the Hellenistic through to the Early Byzantine Period

ed. Jane Francis et al.

The theme of this volume, presented in honour of G.W.M. Harrison, whose academic contributions have enriched our perspective of Roman Crete, is change and transition, a topic that challenges some of the earlier approaches to Hellenistic and Roman Crete, and which presents a different perspective on historical events and archaeological evidence. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00

South by Southeast: The History and Archaeology of Southeast Crete from Myrtos to Kato Zakros

ed. Emilia Oddo et al.

Contributions investigate the settlement patterns, maritime connectivity, and material culture of the southeast of Crete in a diachronic fashion, in an attempt to define it as a region and trace its history. Papers focus primarily on the archaeology of the sites along the coastal strip spanning between the Myrtos Valley and Kato Zakros. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

Thirsty Seafarers at Temple B of Kommos

Judith Muñoz Sogas

The island of Crete was an important place for cultural and economic exchanges between Greeks and Near Easterners in the Aegean during the 1st millennium BC. This book aims to understand the Phoenician presence and trade in Aegean temples, as well as how Crete shaped its role within the context of Mediterranean trade routes from East to West. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

Matriarchy in Bronze Age Crete

Joan M. Cichon

This book makes a compelling case for a matriarchal Bronze Age Crete. It is acknowledged that the preeminent deity was a Female Divine, and that women played a major role in Cretan society, but there is a lively, ongoing debate regarding the centrality of women in Bronze Age Crete. a gap in the scholarly literature which this book seeks to fill. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | Open Access

Vincenzo La Rosa (1941- 2014): Un archeologo tra Sicilia e Egeo

ed. Lucia Arcifa et al.

This volume re-examines the scientific figure of Vincenzo La Rosa, professor of Aegean Civilisations at the University of Catania, exploring his contributions to our knowledge of the prehistory of Crete, Sicily and the Aegean, and to the application of a long-term perspective linking the ancient and modern worlds. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | eBook: £16.00

Un sistema per la gestione dell’affidabilità e dell’interpretazione dei dati archeologici

Marianna Figuera

This book aims to identify methodological problems associated with the digital management of archaeological data and to introduce viable solutions that embrace interpretative aspects and the reliability concept. A prototype system is presented, managing small finds data from early 20th century excavations at Phaistos and Ayia Triada. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | eBook: £16.00

Experimental Archaeology: Making, Understanding, Story-telling

ed. Christina Souyoudzoglou-Haywood et al.

In this book, based on the proceedings of a two-day workshop on experimental archaeology at the Irish Institute of Hellenic Studies at Athens in 2017, scholars, artists and craftspeople explore how people in the past made things, used and discarded them, from prehistory to the Middle Ages. READ MORE

Paperback: £28.00 | eBook: £16.00

Stamps on Terra Sigillata Found in Excavations of the Theatre of Aptera

Martha W. Baldwin Bowsky

Aptera yields more stamped fragments of terra sigillata than any other Cretan city, including Knossos. This book presents stamped fragments of Italian and eastern sigillata found in excavations of the Theatre of Aptera and examines Crete’s strategic position amid crossroads of transit and exchange as well as integration into the Roman economy. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | eBook: £16.00

Popular Religion and Ritual in Prehistoric and Ancient Greece and the Eastern Mediterranean

ed. Giorgos Vavouranakis et al.

This volume features a group of select peer-reviewed papers by an international group of authors, both younger and senior academics and researchers, on the frequently neglected popular cult and other ritual practices in prehistoric and ancient Greece and the eastern Mediterranean. READ MORE

Paperback: £32.00 | eBook: £16.00

Minoan Extractions: A Photographic Journey 2009-2016

Gavin McGuire

Archaeologist and award-winning photographer, Gavin McGuire, brings us on-site to the long-running (and ongoing) Sissi Archaeological Project, Crete, offering unique insights into every key stage of an archaeological excavation and the lives of the archaeologists living and working in often harsh conditions for several weeks at a time. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | eBook: £16.00

Knossos and the Near East

Vyron Antoniadis

In this book, Dr Vyron Antoniadis presents a contextual study of the Near Eastern imports which reached Crete during the Early Iron Age and were deposited in the Knossian tombs. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | eBook: £16.00

Le guerrier, le chat, l’aigle, le poisson et la colonne: la voie spiralée des signes

Serge Collet

Collet brings a new approach to the study of the Phaistos Disc, one of the most studied documents of the Minoan civilization. It’s not a deciphering but an interpretation, a depiction of the Minoan Weltanschauung through the symbols on the Disc and their connections with reality. READ MORE

Paperback: £19.00 | eBook: £16.00

Archeologia dell’acqua a Gortina di Creta in età protobizantina

Elisabetta Giorgi

A study of the early Byzantine aqueduct of Gortyn (Crete). READ MORE

Paperback: £40.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £10.00