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  • Moni Odigitriaby Andonis Vasilakis; Keith Branigan

    INSTAP Academic Press 2010; US$ 40.00

    This volume presents the final report on the excavation of two Prepalatial tholos tombs and their associated remains at Chatzinas Liophyto near the Moni Odigitria (monastery) in south-central Crete. The grave goods and burial remains include pottery, metal objects, chipped stones, stone vases, gold and stone jewelry, sealstones, and human skeletal... more...

  • Archaeological Survey of the Gournia Landscapeby L. Vance Watrous; Donald Haggis; Krzysztof Nowicki

    INSTAP Academic Press 2012; US$ 40.00

    A regional survey was undertaken in the central part of the Mirabello Bay area: along the northeastern coast of Crete in the Gournia Valley and the northern half of the Isthmus of Ierapetra, ending in the valley of Episkopi, to provide a regional context for the Bronze Age palace and settlement of Gournia. As this survey was the last and geographically... more...

  • Mochlos ICby Jeffery S. Soles

    INSTAP Academic Press 2004; US$ 40.00

    Mochlos is a Minoan town set on a fine harbor at the eastern side of the Gulf of Mirabello, in northeast Crete. It was first inhabited during the Neolithic period, and it had an important Minoan settlement during most of the Bronze Age. Mochlos I, to be published in three volumes, presents the results of the excavations in the Neopalatial levels of... more...

  • Mochlos IICby Jeffery S. Soles; Costis Davaras

    INSTAP Academic Press 2011; US$ 40.00

    Excavations carried out at the Late Minoan III settlement and cemetery at Mochlos in eastern Crete yielded domestic artifacts, human remains, grave goods, and ecofactual material from 31 tombs and 11 houses. These objects are catalogued, discussed, and illustrated. Radiocarbon dates for the site are also presented. The cemetery remains mirror the settlement... more...

  • Mochlos IIBby R. Angus K. Smith

    INSTAP Academic Press 2010; US$ 40.00

    Excavations carried out at two Late Minoan III sites at Mochlos in eastern Crete yielded a pottery assemblage from 31 tombs and 11 houses, which are cataloged, discussed, and illustrated together with petrographic analyses. The cemetery remains mirror the settlement remains, and the conclusions discuss how the two sites reflect each other. Rarely in... more...

  • Crete beyond the Palacesby Leslie Preston Day; Margaret S. Mook; James D. Muhly

    INSTAP Academic Press 2004; US$ 40.00

    This volume presents the papers from the conference "Crete 2000: A Centennial Celebration of American Archaeological Work on Crete (1900-2000)," held in Athens from July 10-12, 2000. The American School of Classical Studies at Athens and the Institute for Aegean Prehistory (INSTAP) Study Center for East Crete organized the conference. Scholars... more...

  • Prehistoric Creteby Joanne M. Murphy

    INSTAP Academic Press 2011; US$ 18.00

    Since the inception of Minoan archaeology, studies pertaining to tombs and tomb deposits have played seminal roles in our understanding of Minoan culture and the reconstruction of Bronze Age society. For several geographical areas and chronological periods of Cretan history, tombs are the most abundant source of data. Each author in this volume takes... more...

  • The Politics of Storageby Kostandinos S. Christakis

    INSTAP Academic Press 2008; US$ 30.00

    The storage of staples and its importance for the functioning of Cretan Bronze Age society has become an active topic of debate. This study reassesses the intrinsic relationship between storage and sociopolitical complexity by combining testimonies on the storage of staples from palatial, nonpalatial elite, and ordinary domestic contexts dated to the... more...

  • Krinoi Kai Limenesby Philip P. Betancourt; Michael C. Nelson; Hector Williams

    INSTAP Academic Press 2007; US$ 40.00

    Joseph and Maria Shaw received the Archaeological Institute of America's Gold Medal for a lifetime of outstanding achievement in January of 2006. This volume is a collection of the papers presented at the Gold Medal Colloquium held in their honour during the 2006 Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America in Montreal, Quebec. Additional... more...

  • Pseira VIIIby Costis Davaras; Philip P. Betancourt; Richard Hope Simpson

    INSTAP Academic Press 2004; US$ 37.50

    Richard B. Seager excavated the Minoan town and cemetery at Pseira in 1906-1907, but the work was not fully published. The Temple University excavations (1985-1994) under the direction of Philip Betancourt and Costis Davaras conducted an intensive surface survey of the island. The results of the survey on the small island off the northeast coast of... more...