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H 290 x W 205 mm

394 pages

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Published Nov 2023

Archaeopress Journals


Paperback: 9781803276564

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Journal of Greek Archaeology 8

Journal of Greek Archaeology Volume 8 2023

Edited by John Bintliff


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This volume opens with a tribute to Andrew Stewart (1948-2023), a scholar of immense knowledge and energy and a great supporter of this Journal from its creation. For this latest edition, as always the editors have encouraged and succeeded in including contributions spanning the millennia of Greek Archaeology in its fullest sense.



Journal of Greek Archaeology Volume 8: Editorial


Encounters with Andrew Stewart – Tonio Hölscher


Prehistory and Protohistory

Chipped Stone Industries of Attica, Southern Greece: the assemblages of a Bronze Age (Early Helladic II) site at Phaleron Bay – Odysseas Kakavakis


Foodways in prehistoric Cyprus: a view from the Kouris valley during the 5th and 4th millennia cal BC – Ioannis Voskos, Dimitris Kloukinas, Anastasios Georgotas, Antonia Marda-Stypsianou, Maria Roumpou, Efrossini Vika and Eleni Mantzourani


Minoan eruption chronology: a synthesis for the non-initiated – Tiziano Fantuzzi


The history of settlement in Late Bronze Age and Early Iron Age Crete: a review and synthesis – Dominic Pollard


Beware of Greeks bearing gifts: Cretan archaeology and the Dorian invasion – Catharine Judson


Modelling the decorative patterns of a Geometric oinochoe. An interpretative approach using chess-related terminology and metaphors – Gioulika Christakopoulou


Archaic to Hellenistic

Houses, convivial meals and tableware at Himera in the 5th century BC – Oscar Belvedere


Reassessing evidence: a new proposal for the dating of the theatre of Segesta – Maria Panagiotonakou



Late medieval glazed painted wares from Messenia and the question of local pottery production – Alexandra Konstantinidou


Review response: Anastasia G. Yangaki, Ceramics in Plain Sight: The Bacini of the Churches of CreteAnastasia G. Yangaki



Geoarchaeological evidence of landscape degradation in the Valley of the Muses (Boeotia, Greece) during classical antiquity – José Luis Peña-Monné and María Marta Sampietro-Vattuone


Landscape archaeology in a contested space: Public engagement and outreach in the Xeros River valley in Cyprus – Athanasios K. Vionis, Giorgos Papantoniou and Niki Savvides


Book Reviews



Natalie Abell, Keos XII. Ayia Irini: Area BOliver Dickinson


Jack L. Davis (with contributions by Sharon R. Stocker). A Greek State In Formation. The Origins of Civilization in Mycenaean PylosOliver Dickinson

Joanne M.A. Murphy and Jerolyn E. Morrison (eds), Kleronomia: Legacy and Inheritance. Studies on the Aegean Bronze Age in Honor of Jeffrey S. SolesLaura E. Alvarez


Yannick Boswinkel, Labouring With Large Stones. A Study into the Investment and Impact of Construction Projects on Mycenaean Communities in Late Bronze Age GreeceOliver Dickinson


Daniel R. Turner, Grave Reminders. Comparing Mycenaean tomb building with labour and memoryOliver Dickinson


Karina Grömer with contributions by R. Hofmann-de Keijzer and H.R. Mautendorfer. The Art of Prehistoric Textile Making. The Development of Craft Traditions and Clothing in Central EuropeKalliope Sarri



Jenifer Neils and Dylan K. Rogers (eds), The Cambridge Companion to Ancient AthensRoel Konijnendijk


A. Konecny and N. Sekunda (eds), The Battle of Plataiai 479 BCOliver Dickinson


Malcolm Bell iii, The City Plan and Political Agora (Morgantina Studies VII) – Oscar Belvedere


Angelika Kellner, Die griechische A