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Mycenaean Settlement on Tsoungiza Hill

by James C. Wright and Mary K. Dabney

ISBN: 9780876619247
ANNOTATION:
A hill dominating the Nemea Valley, Tsoungiza is located only 10 kilometers northwest of the citadel of Mycenae. Excavations there have uncovered the remains of a Late Helladic settlement that stood at its southern end. This volume presents an unprecedented study of a small settlement's economy and society in the Mycenaean period.
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ISBN: 9780876619247
ANNOTATION:
A hill dominating the Nemea Valley, Tsoungiza is located only 10 kilometers northwest of the citadel of Mycenae. Excavations there have uncovered the remains of a Late Helladic settlement that stood at its southern end. This volume presents an unprecedented study of a small settlement's economy and society in the Mycenaean period.

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A hill dominating the Nemea Valley, Tsoungiza is located only 10 kilometers northwest of the citadel of Mycenae. Excavations there have uncovered the remains of a Late Helladic settlement that stood at its southern end. This volume presents an unprecedented study of a small settlement's economy and society in the Mycenaean period.

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A hill dominating the Nemea Valley, Tsoungiza is located only 10 kilometers northwest of the citadel of Mycenae. Excavations there have uncovered the remains of a Late Helladic settlement that stood at its southern end. This volume presents the results of these investigations with an unprecedented study of a small settlement's economy and society in the Mycenaean period. Through an interdisciplinary approach that incorporates a wide variety of general and specialist studies, the authors demonstrate how agricultural production, craft activities, and ceremonial practices integrated the inhabitants of Tsoungiza into a regional exchange system within the Bronze Age world. The volume includes contributions by P. Acheson, S. E. Allen, K. M. Forste, P. Halstead, S. M. A. Hoffmann, A. Karabatsoli, K. Kaza-Papageorgiou, B. Lis, R. Mersereau, H. Mommsen, J. B. Rutter, T. Theodoropoulou, and J. E. Tomlinson.

Product Details

Author
James C. Wright, Mary K. Dabney
Pages
1140
Publisher
American School Of Classical Studies At Athens
Series
Nemea Valley Archaeological Project
ISBN-10
0876619243
ISBN-13
9780876619247
Format
Hardcover
Language
English
Audience
Professional and Scholarly
Year
2021
Publication Date
2021-02-28