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THRAVSMA

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Kate Harrell
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Jan Driessen

Table des matières

Jan Driessen

Fragmented souvenirs

Introduction to the volume

John Chapman

Bits and pieces

Fragmentation in Aegean Bronze Age context

Our fragmented past
Documenting the fragmentation premise
Terminological (in)exactitudes as regards process
Forms of enchainment
Terminology for curation processes
Amber necklaces
Human bone curation in the tombs of the Mesara
The Phylakopi figurine re-fits
Relics at the Atsipades peak sanctuary
The fragmentation of rhyta-bull’s head rhyta and Triton shell rhyta
The defacement of faience goddesses
General conclusions
Acknowledgements
Stratos Nanoglou

Situated intentions

Providing a framework for the destruction of objects in Aegean prehistory

Introduction
In/completeness
A fragment of what?
Contexts and conditions
Moving forward to the past
Preserving intentions
Carl Knappett

The rough and the smooth

Care and carelessness in the forgetting of buildings

Introduction
Careless and careful ruins
Traditional villages
Buildings in the village of Palaikastro
Discussion
Maria Pantelidou Gofa

Damaged Pottery, Damaged Skulls at the Tsepi, Marathon Cemetery

The Pit
Skeletal remains with detached mandibles
Colin Renfrew

Evidence for ritual breakage in the Cycladic Early Bronze Age

The Special Deposit South at Kavos on Keros

Introduction
General considerations of ‘damage’
Etic approaches to transformation
Emic approaches to transformation
Damage at Keros
Early work at Kavos on Keros
The Special Deposit South at Kavos
The cascade of contexts
Context of Discovery
Context of Deposition
Context of Transportation
Contexts of Breakage
Contexts of Use
Contexts of Production
Ritual and fragmentation
Ritual and Cult
Mario Denti

Des biens de prestige grecs intentionnellement fragmentés dans un contexte indigène de la Méditerranée occidentale au VIIe siècle av. J.-C.

Le contexte historico-archéologique
Questions de méthodologie
Entre préhistoire et histoire
Entre « Grecs » et « non Grecs »
Fragmentation d’objets grecs et non grecs dans les contextes rituels de l’Incoronata
Jennifer M. Webb et David Frankel

Coincident biographies

Bent and broken blades in Bronze Age Cyprus

The deliberate destruction of metal weapons
Spearheads
Bent and broken spearheads
Knives
Bent, broken and fragmentary knives
Relational biographies
Conclusion
Acknowledgments
Kate Harrell

Piece Out

Comparing the Intentional Destruction of Swords in the Early Iron Age and the Mycenae Shaft Graves

Michael J. Boyd

Destruction and other material acts of transformation in Mycenaean funerary practice

The transformation of dead
Transforming metal
Transforming pottery
Jewellery and composite items
Preservation and transformation by fire
Conclusion
Acknowledgements
Giorgos Vavouranakis et Chryssi Bourbou

Breaking Up the Past

Patterns of Fragmentation in Early and Middle Bronze Age Tholos Tomb Contexts in Crete

On fragments of artefacts and of bones
The archaeological research process as fractionation
The temporal dimension of archaeological fragments
Fragments as actants in the past
Methodological considerations for the interpretation of fragmentation in Minoan tholos tombs
Funerary fragmentation
Semi-intentional fragmentation
Taphonomic fragmentation
Is the re-excavated material of any use?
Interpreting fragmentation in Early and Middle Minoan tholos tombs
The early Prepalatial period (EM I-II)
The late Prepalatial period (EM III-MM IA)
The Protopalatial period (MM IB-IIB)
Funerary fragmentation and the wider Early-Middle Minoan social and historical context
Early Prepalatial fragmentation and corporate identity re-negotiation
Individuals, assemblages and time during the late Prepalatial
The objectification of the funerary context and its Protopalatial manipulation
Afterword