H 290 x W 205 mm
Illustrated throughout in colour and black & white
Published Apr 2018
Recent excavations and new theoretical approaches are changing our view of the Cyclades. This volume aims to share these recent developments with a broader, international audience. Essays have been carefully selected as representing some of the most important recent work and include significant previously-unpublished material.
Preface by Christy Constantakopoulou: Cycladic History and Archaeology: some thoughts.; Introduction by Erica. Angliker and John Tully; Bronze Age Cyclades: 1) Heleni Hassaki: Terracotta Statues from Ayia Irini, Kea: An Experimental Replication; 2) Stephanie Martin: Abandoning Akrotiri (Thera): A comparative model approach to relocation strategies after volcanic eruptions; 3) Jason Earle: Coming to Terms with Late Cycladic II. Questions of Style and Stratigraphy at Phylakopi, Melos; Archaic and Classical Cyclades: 4) Michael J. Knight and Lesley A. Beaumont: Water supply and climate change at Zagora on Andros: new approaches and perspectives on the Early Iron Age Cyclades; 5) Aenne Ohnesor, Katarina Papajanni: The Sanctuary of Despotiko (Cyclades, Greece). The Building with Chanel and other Enigmatic Strutuctures; 6) Alexandra Alexandridou: The “Lady of Despotiko” Reconsidered: Cult Image or Cult Utensil?; 7) Dimitris Palaiotodoros: The Import of Attic Black Figure Vases in the Cyclades; 8) Robert Sutton, Yannos Kourayos, Kornillia Daifa: Naxos, the largest Cycladic island with a single polis. A survey through ancient times; 9) Yannos Kourayos, Erica Angliker, Kornillia Daifa and John Tully: The cult topography of Paros: 9th – 4th c. BC: A Synthesis; Hellenistic and later Cyclades: 10) Anna Maria Anagnostopoulou: From the Hellenistic Sculpture of Seriphos and Siphnos; 11) Gilberto da Silva Francisco: Panathenaic amphorae in Delos and Rhenea in the Hellenistic period; 12) Georgia Kokkorou-Alevras, Eir. Poupaki, D. Tambakopoulo and Υ. Maniatis: Parian Marble in Koan Statuary and Utilitarian Artifacts of the Hellenistic and Roman Period. Finds at the Sanctuary of Apollo at Kardamaina (Ancient Halasarna) on Cos; 13) Rebecca Sweetman, Alice Devlin & Nefeli Piree Ilio: The Cyclades in the Late Antique period Churches, networks and Christianization; Diachronic Approaches: 14) F. Mavridis, Ž. Tankosić and A. Kotsonas: The Irakleia Caves Exploration Project and the importance of cave research for the archaeology of the Cyclades: A brief note; 15) Frederic Herbin: Votive and Honorific Monument Practices in Delos.; 16) Yannos Kourayos: Ancient Paros: The Evidence from the Rescue Excavations; 17) Lydia Palaiokrassa Kopitsa: New Evidence from the Agora of Ancient Andros: The City of Andros; 18) Matteo Fulvio Olivieri: Sensory study of vision the panegyris of Delos: seeing the sacred landscape and sensing the god; 19) Alexandra Sfyroera: Naxos, the largest Cycladic island with a single polis. A survey through ancient times.