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H 297 x W 210 mm

346 pages

Illustrated throughout in colour and black & white

Published Jul 2015

Archaeopress Archaeology


Paperback: 9781784911546

Digital: 9781784911553

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Sounion Revisited: The Sanctuaries of Poseidon and Athena at Sounion in Attica

By Zetta Theodoropoulou-Polychroniadis

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This book is the first to be published from a wider research project, still in progress, about the sanctuaries of Poseidon and Athena on the promontory of Sounion (southeast Attica). The aim of this volume is to present, for the first time, a comprehensive examination and interpretation of a wide selection of unpublished small finds.



Prologue Introduction Chapter 1: Problems Arising from the Excavations of 1897–1915 Chapter 2: The History of Sounion and the Sanctuaries of Poseidon and Athena: Sources and Early Chapter 3: The Finds: Analysis and Discussion Chapter 4: Cults and Cult-practices at Sounion Appendix A: Greek and Latin Testimonia Appendix B: Pottery from the Bothroi and Artificial Fills Appendix C: Scarabs, Seals and Beads from the Sanctuaries Bibliography of Works Cited and Consulted Figures