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Minoan Archaeology

Perspectives for the 21st Century

More than 100 years ago Sir Arthur Evans' spade made the first cut into the earth above the now well-known Palace at Knossos. His research at the Kephala hill as well as contemporary fieldwork at further sites on Crete saw the birth of a new discipline: Minoan Archaeology. Since these beginnings in the first decades of the 20th century, the investigation of Bronze Age Crete has experienced fundamental progress. The impressive wealth of new data relating to the sites and material culture of...

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  • Éditeur : Presses universitaires de Louvain
  • Collection : AEGIS | 8
  • Lieu d’édition : Louvain-la-Neuve
  • Année d’édition : 2015
  • Publication sur OpenEdition Books : 03 juillet 2017
  • EAN (Édition imprimée) : 9782875583949
  • EAN électronique : 9782875585394
  • Nombre de pages : 402 p.

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Sarah Cappel, Ute Günkel-Maschek et Diamantis Panagiotopoulos
Preface and Acknowledgements
Sarah Cappel, Ute Günkel-Maschek et Diamantis Panagiotopoulos
Introduction: “Minoan Archaeology”

The Heidelberg Conference between Past and Future

Dealing with “Minoan”: 111 Years of Minoan Archaeology

Nektarios Karadimas
The Unknown Past of Minoan Archaeology

From the Renaissance Until the Arrival of Sir Arthur Evans in Crete

Data in Progress: Exploring the Cretan Land- and Cityscape

Konstantinos Chalikias
Chryssi Island

New Evidence on the Bronze Age Settlement Patterns of the Ierapetra Area

Antonia Stamos, Chrysa Sofianou et Thomas Brogan
Making the Invisible Visible

Ground Penetrating Radar at Papadiokampos, Crete

D. Matthew Buell
Minoan Cityscapes

Urban Planning in Neopalatial Crete

Let's Come Together: Places and Spaces of Social and Ritual Interaction

Kathrin Müller
Defining Minoan “Cult Rooms”

Past and Present Approaches to the Archaeology of Cult

Mark S. Peters
Between the Physical and Metaphysical

Exploring Aspects of Communication in the Temple Tomb at Knossos

Peer Pressure: Social Structures from a “Minoan” Perspective

Jan Driessen
For an Archaeology of Minoan Society

Identifying the Principles of Social Structure

Maria Mina
Social Complexity and Gender Inequality in Prepalatial Crete

An Argument of Reason or a Reason for Argument?

Emily S.K. Anderson
Connecting with Selves and Others

Varieties of Community-Making across Late Prepalatial Crete

Argyro Nafplioti
Social Variation in Middle Bronze Age Knossos

Palaeodietary Evidence

Maud Devolder
Manpower and Neopalatial Architecture

The Architectural Project as a Meaningful Experience

Be(hav)ing “Minoan”: Negotiating Life and Death Through Practice and Performance

Ilaria Caloi
Recreating the Past

Using Tholos Tombs in Protopalatial Mesara

Anna Simandiraki-Grimshaw
The Body Brand and Minoan Zonation
Katy Soar
Cultural Performances at the Beginning of the Bronze Age

Early Minoan I and II Cemeteries as Stages for Performance

Céline Murphy
(A) Choreographed Frenzy

A Sequence of Steps Towards Understanding Movement and Dance in Aegean Bronze Age Iconography

Katarzyna Zeman-Wisniewska
A Portable Goddess

On Performative and Experiental Aspects of Figures and Figurines

“Minoan” Material Entanglements: Documenting and Interpreting “Minoan” (?) Craftsmanship

Sebastian Traunmüller
Pots and Potters

Thoughts on Ceramic Technology and the Craftsmen behind the Product

Constance von Rüden
Transmediterranean Knowledge and Minoan Style Reliefs in Tell el Dabca

An Attempt at Paradigm Shift

Iro Mathioudaki
Minoan Archaeology

The Pretence of Being Through Perception, Retention and Recollection

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