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An archaeological survey of the Gournia landscape [electronic resource] : a regional history of the Mirabello Bay, Crete, in antiquity / by L. Vance Watrous ... [et al.] ; contributions by L. Vance Watrous ... [et al.].

Publication:
Philadelphia : INSTAP Academic Press, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (409 p.)
Series:
Prehistory Monographs
Prehistory monographs ; 37
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Subjects:
Minoans.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Greece -- Mirabella Bay Region.
Mirabella Bay Region (Greece) -- Antiquities.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
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 most central compared to three other surveys (Vrokastro [Hayden 2004a], Pseira [Betancourt, Davaras, and Hope Simpson 2005], and Kavousi [Haggis 2005]) conducted in the Mirabello region, it ties together the data from all four surveys regarding
Contents:
The field project / L. Vance Watrous
The region / L. Vance Watrous and Eberhard Zangger
Final Neolithic period : egalitarian and heterogeneous communities / L. Vance Watrous and Maryanne Schultz
Early Minoan I-II periods : emergence of a stratified society / L. Vance Watrous and Maryanne Schultz
Early Minoan III-middle Minoan IA periods : disruption and social reorganization / L. Vance Watrous and Maryanne Schultz
Middle Minoan IB-II periods : growth of regional factions and conflict / L. Vance Watrous and Maryanne Schultz
Middle Minoan III-late Minoan I periods : the rise of a regional state / L. Vance Watrous and Maryanne Schultz
Late Minoan IIIA-IIIB periods : depopulation and Mycenaean occupation / L. Vance Watrous
Late Minoan IIIC-geometric periods : retreat into refuge settlements / Krzysztof Nowicki
Orientalizing classical periods : population nucleation and development of the polis / L. Vance Watrous
Hellenistic-Roman periods : expansion of the isthmus in an international era / Natalia Vogeikoff-Brogan
Conclusions / L. Vance Watrous
Appendices: A. Catalog of sites / L. Vance Watrous
B. Neolithic and Bronze Age pottery / Donald Haggis
Late Minoan IIIC-orientalizing pottery / Donald Haggis
Archaic-Hellenistic pottery / L. Vance Watrous
E. Roman pottery / John Hayes and Angeliki Kossyva.
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Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Watrous, Livingston Vance, 1943-
ISBN:
1-62303-039-0
OCLC:
852759377