CL 17A - Introduction to Greek Archaeology

Lecture 3
Early Helladic - Beginnings on the Mainland

Stone Age (100,000 - 3000 BC)
Paleolithic
Mesolithic

Neolithic 7th - 4th millenia

(North Greece)                              (South Greece)
6000-5300 BC   Early Neolithic    6000-5000 BC
5300-4300 BC   Middle Neolithic 5000-4500 BC
4300-3300 BC   Late Neolithic     4500-4000 BC
3300-2500 BC   Final Neolithic    4000-3000 BC

Thessaly
Epeiros
Peloponnese
Franchthi Cave
hunter-gatherers
domestication

Sesklo
    solid style

Dhimeni
    megaron

    polychrome style

Early Helladic I 3000 - 2600 BC
Early Helladic II 2600 - 2200 BC
Early Helladic III 2200 - 2000 BC

Hellas
metallurgy
Lerna
    fortification wall, casemates
    herring-bone masonry

    Building BG

    House of Tiles
    seals and clay sealings
Urfurnis
sauceboat
askoid jug, askos
Marathon and Aghios Kosmas, Attica
tumulus
apsidal
dark-on-light

tankards and ouzo cups
Rundbau, Tiryns
    granary
Kolonna, Aegina
    white house

 

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