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H 245 x W 175 mm

184 pages

Illustrated throughout in black & white with 14 plates in colour

Published Jul 2017

Archaeopress Archaeology


Paperback: 9781784916404

Digital: 9781784916411

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Knossos; Crete; Near East; Trade; Archaeology; Imports

Knossos and the Near East

A contextual approach to imports and imitations in Early Iron Age tombs

By Vyron Antoniadis

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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.



Preface and Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter 1: Death and her Objects: Theoretical Approaches; Chapter 2: Would you like your tomb with or without dromos? Tombs and Society in EIA Knossos; Chapter 3: The Near Eastern Connection: The Finds and their Contexts; Chapter 4: Who gets the Imports and who the Imitations?; Conclusion: An Overview of the Knossian Early Iron Age Society; Appendix I: The Tombs and the Burials; Appendix II: Imports and Imitations; Bibliography