CL 17A - Introduction to Greek Archaeology

Lecture 2 
The Beginnings in Crete and the Cyclades

WORD LIST:

Early Minoan

3000 - 2000 BC

Pre-Palace Period

Middle Minoan

2000 - 1700 BC

Early Palace Period

Late Minoan

1700 - 1380 BC

New Palace Period


1380 - 1100 BC

Post-Palace Period

Sir Arthur Evans
Knossos
Minos
thalassocracy
Neolithic (7000-6000 BC)

Early Minoan I

3000-2500 BC

Early Minoan II

2500-2200 BC

Early Minoan III

2200-2000 BC

Plakias   article about new site
Acheulean hand-ax
Pyrgos ware
chalice
Dark-on-light ware (Aghios Onouphrios)
beaker jug
Messara
Kamilari
Koumasa
Phaistos (Festos)
Ossuary (Chrysolakkos)
Mallia
Zakros
granulation
filigree
tholos
Vasiliki ware
oxidizing and reducing fires
gypsum, steatite, serpentine
House-on-the-Hill
central court, magazine, light-well
timber-frame construction
larnax
pithos
Myrtos (Fournou Koryphi)

Cyclades (Syros, Amorgos, Kea, Melos,
Delos, Thera, Mykonos, Naxos, Paros)
obsidian

Early Cycladic I

3000-2500 BC

Early Cycladic II

2500-2200 BC

Early Cycladic III

2200-2000 BC

Saliagos
Antiparos
Chalandriani, Syros (Kastri)
cist grave
corbelled grave
pyxis
Frying pan
figurines

Violin-type
Plastiras
Louros
Folded-arm-figurines (FAF)
Kapsala
Spedos
Dokathismata
Chalandriani

Phylakopi, Melos
kernos

 

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