Assignment for 11/02

After doing the reading, please go to the following sites and examine the pictures, especially those in the links:

Palace of Knossos   (follow link to Knossos pictures)

Palace of Malia

Palace of Zakros

Then, write a brief 1-2 paragraph opinion statement on the pros and cons of archaeological reconstruction. Think about the various level of work, ie. conservation, restoration and reconstruction. What should be the priority of the archaeologist? What should be the goal?

Also check out our own reconstruction project at Nemea ! 10/25/16