An Island Archaeology of the Early Cyclades
Cambridge University Press, 18.07.2002 - 414 Seiten
This book uses comparative island archaeology to reinterpret a vital phase in early Aegean history. Cyprian Broodbank presents the first modern analysis of Cycladic culture, tracing the development of Neolithic and Early Bronze Age societies in these islands from first colonisation through to incorporation, three millennia later, in the world system of the Minoan palaces and the wider Near East. The archaeology of this region is rich and well documented, and allows Dr Broodbank to reformulate early Cycladic history and to deploy detailed examples that challenge established approaches to island archaeology. He shows that islanders can actively define their cultural space and environments, and that their communities are linked by complex relations to the non-insular world. This book provides fresh perspectives and challenges for island archaeologists and Mediterranean specialists.
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islands of prehistory
Whither island archaeology?
Islands people and seafaring
Island demography in the early Cyclades page
Iconographic features of longboats and other canoes
Performance parameters and functions of longboats and other canoes
The dawn treaders
Pottery shapes with painted decoration at four investigated Cycladic sites
Painted motifs at the investigated Cycladic sites
Which islands in the stream?
Paint paddles and the politics of value
Two rich southeast Cycladic burials of Early Bronze II date
Ulysses without sails
An altered archipelago
nomenclature diagnostics culture attributions and dates
Ranked sizedistance scores for Cycladic islands
Cultures of colonisation
Large Cycladic cemeteries and their burying populations
Percentage of points with different degrees of seafaring orientation in each PPA
Relative popularity of painted incised and stampedandincised decoration
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activity Agia Irini Agrilia Akrotiri Amorgos analysis Anatolian Andros archaeological areas Astypalaia attested Attica Bronze Age Broodbank burial canoes cemetery centres Chalandriani Chalandriani-Kastri chapter Cherry colonisation communities context Cretan Crete culture settlements Cycladic islands Daskaleio-Kavos deposit distribution Doumas duck vases early Cyclades emerge Erimonisia Euboia evidence example excavated exploration fact figurines graves Greater Paros Grotta-Pelos culture horizon important insular interaction island archaeology islandscapes Kampos Kastri group Kavos Kephala Keros Knossos Kynthos Kythnos late EB later long-range longboat mainland major Makronisos marble maritime material culture Mediterranean Melanesia Melian Melos metal millennium BC models Mykonos Naxos Neolithic networks objects obsidian overall patterns period phase Phylakopi I culture population pottery prestige range regions Renfrew Saliagos culture sauceboats seafaring Siphnos south-east Aegean south-east Cyclades strategies suggest Syros Thera third millennium tion trade vessels voyaging Whitelaw zone