7 edition of Aegean faience of the Bronze Age found in the catalog.
Aegean faience of the Bronze Age
Karen Polinger Foster
|Statement||Karen Polinger Foster.|
|LC Classifications||NK4305.5.A35 F67 1979|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxi, 205 p. :|
|Number of Pages||205|
|LC Control Number||79004132|
The Bronze Age in Ireland commenced around BC, when copper was alloyed with tin and used to manufacture Ballybeg type flat axes and associated metalwork, The preceding period is known as the Copper Age and is characterised by the production of flat axes, daggers, halberds and awls in copper, The period is divided into three phases: Early. Nine papers are presented from the discussions by experts in Bronze Age glass and faience and Aegean specialists, who examine a fascinating and diverse selection of topics surrounding the production, movement, use and role of vitreous materials in the Late Bronze Age Aegean.
BCE: The first examples of the lyre in the Bronze Age Aegean occur in the Cyclades and on Minoan Crete. BCE - BCE: Minoan civilization in Crete and the Aegean. BCE - BCE: Akrotiri on Thera reaches its peak of prosperity and becomes a flourishing Mediterranean trading centre. book is excellent. His description of the Dura campaigns gives a firsthand account of the tasks facing the director of an excavation, the everyday life at a dig, and the excitement of the unexpected find that can alter our conception of history and life in the ancient world."-Harald Ingholt 78 illus. $ Aegean Faience of the Bronze Age.
The Aegean Bronze Age, where Aegean refers to the Aegean Sea where Greece, the Cyclades, and Crete are situated, ran from about the beginning of the third millennium to the first, and was followed by the Dark Age. The Cyclades were prominent in the Early Bronze Age. the wandering tribes of the aegean. In the following material I have decided to reproduce,in whole, most of Lecture 5 of H.R. Hall’s book The Civilization Of Greece In The Bronze Age (L.M.
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Aegean faience of the Bronze Age. [Karen Polinger Foster] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Karen Polinger Foster. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: # Faience--Aegean Sea region\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. The Greek Bronze Age, roughly to BCE, witnessed the flourishing of the Minoan and Mycenean civilizations, the earliest expansion of trade in the Aegean and wider Mediterranean Sea, the development of artistic techniques in a variety of media, and the evolution of early Greek religious practices and by: The Greek Bronze Age, roughly to BC, witnessed the flourishing of the Minoan and Mycenean civilizations, the earliest expansion of trade in the Aegean and wider Mediterranean Sea, the development of artistic techniques in a variety of media, and the evolution of early Greek religious practices and mythology.
The period also witnessed a violent conflict in Asia Minor between warring. Aegean civilization is a general term for the Bronze Age civilizations of Greece around the Aegean are three distinct but communicating and interacting geographic regions covered by this term: Crete, the Cyclades and the Greek mainland.
Crete is associated with the Minoan civilization from the Early Bronze Age. The Cyclades converge with the mainland during the Early Helladic. Aegean civilizations, the Stone and Bronze Age civilizations that arose and flourished in the area of the Aegean Sea in the periods, respectively, about – bc and about – bc.
The area consists of Crete, the Cyclades and some other islands, and the Greek mainland, including the. Historiographical studies on Aegean archaeology of the Late Bronze Age (LBA) and/or the Early Iron Age (EIA) largely conform to two types.
First is the chronological narratives centered on. Similar Items. The Aegean Bronze age by: Dickinson, Oliver T. Published: () ; The Oxford handbook of the Bronze Age Aegean: (ca. - BC) Published: () The Philistines and Aegean migration at the end of the late Bronze Age by: Yasʿur-Landau, Assaf Published: ().
The Aegean Bronze Age, the long period from roughly to BC, saw the rise and fall of the Minoan and Mycenaean civilizations. The cultural history of the region emerges through a series of thematic chapters that treat settlement, economy, crafts, exchange and foreign contact (particularly with the civilizations of the Near East), and /5(12).
This book is a comprehensive up-to-date survey of the Aegean Bronze Age, from its beginnings to the period following the collapse of the Mycenaean palace system. In essays by leading authorities commissioned especially for this volume, it covers the history and the material culture of Crete, Greece, and the Aegean Islands from c.
BCE, as well as topics such as trade, religions. THE AEGEAN BRONZE AGE S This book is a comprehensive, up-to-date survey of the Aegean Bronze Age, from its beginnings to the period following the collapse of the Mycenaean palace system.
In essays by leading authorities commis-sioned especially for this volume, it covers the history and the material. Aegean faience of the Bronze Age (Book, )  Faience was first imported to Cyprus from Egypt in the Late Bronze Age.
Faience vases were also made locally in a style that reflected Egyptian, Levantine, and Aegean influence. The shape of this flask is Aegean, and the bull motif is similar to Egyptian representations. The islands were known for their white marble, mined during the Greek Bronze Age and throughout Classical history.
Their geographical location placed them, like the island of Crete, in the center of trade between Greece, Egypt, Asia Minor, and the Near East.
The indigenous civilization on the Cyclades reached its high point during the Bronze Age. Vitreous materials in the Late Bronze Age Aegean: a window to the east Mediterranean / Caroline M. Jackson and Emma C. Wager --Glass and faience production sites in New Kingdom Egypt: a review of the evidence / Paul T.
Nicholson --Crushed rock and molten salt?: some aspects of the primary glass production at Qantir/Pi-Ramesse / Thilo Rehren. Karen Polinger Foster specializes in the art of the Aegean Bronze Age, with particular interests in interconnections between Minoan Crete, Egypt, and Mesopotamia.
Her scores of articles and numerous books include monographs on Aegean faience (Yale) and ceramic relief (SIMA), as well as Civilizations of Ancient Iraq (Princeton, co-authored. The Aegean Bronze Age saw the rise and fall of the Minoan and Mycenaean civilizations. The region's cultural history emerges through a series of thematic chapters that examine settlement, economy, crafts, exchange and foreign contact, religion and burial customs/5.
Karen Polinger Foster (A.B. Mount Holyoke College; M.A., Ph.D.Yale University) specializes in the art and archaeology of the Bronze Age Aegean, with particular interests in interconnections with Egypt and Mesopotamia.
She is the author of Aegean Faience of the Bronze Age () and Minoan Ceramic Relief ().She co-edited with Robert Laffineur METRON. Architecture of Minoan Crete: Constructing Identity in the Aegean Bronze Age John C.
McEnroe Ever since Sir Arthur Evans first excavated at the site of the Palace at Knossos in the early twentieth century, scholars and visitors have been drawn to the architecture of Bronze Age Crete.
The Greek Bronze Age, roughly to BC, witnessed the flourishing of the Minoan and Mycenean civilizations, the earliest expansion of trade in the Aegean and wider Mediterranean Sea, the development of artistic techniques in a variety of media, and the evolution of early Greek religious practices and mythology/5(21).
The book opens with a description of the catastrophe at the end of the bronze age, listing 44 cities throughout Greece, Asia Minor, Syria and the Levant that were destroyed - including some very well known ones like Troy and Mycenae - and describing the general pattern of destruction.
Healing and Medicine in the Aegean Bronze Age Article (PDF Available) in Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine 89(5) June with Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Robert Arnott. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Sheffield Studies in Aegean Archaeology: Vitreous Materials in the Late Bronze Age Aegean: A Window to the East Mediterranean World 9 by Emma C.
Wager and Caroline Jackson (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!The Greek Bronze Age, roughly to BCE, witnessed the flourishing of the Minoan and Mycenean civilizations, the earliest expansion of trade in the Aegean and wider Mediterranean Sea, the development of artistic techniques in a variety of media, and the evolution of early Greek religious practices and : Oxford University Press.This site contains information about the prehistoric archaeology of the Aegean.
Through a series of lessons and illustrations, it traces the cultural evolution of humanity in the Aegean basin from the era of hunting and gathering (Palaeolithic-Mesolithic) through the early village farming stage (Neolithic) and the formative period of Aegean civilization into the age of the great palatial.