Lesson 6: Bibliography

The Early Minoan Period: The Tombs

(Updates December 2011)

  1. Colloquia, Symposia, and Festschriften
  2. General
  3. Excavation and Surface Survey Reports
  4. Funerary Architecture
  5. Burial Customs and Funerary Ritual
  6. Chronology
  7. Art: Exhibition Catalogues
  8. Figurines
  9. Pottery
  10. Metalwork
  11. Seals and Sealings
  12. Jewelry
  13. Trade and External Contacts

Colloquia, Symposia, and Festschriften

M. Andreadaki-Vlazaki, G. Rethemiotakis, and N. Dimopoulou-Rethemiotaki (eds.), From the Land of the Labyrinth, 3000-1100 B.C.: Essays (New York 2008).

S. Antoniadou and A. Pace (eds.), Mediterranean Crossroads (Athens 2007).

P. P. Betancourt, M. C. Nelson, and H. Williams (eds.), Krinoi kai Limenes: Studies in Honor of Joseph and Maria Shaw (Philadelphia 2007)

K. Branigan (ed.), Cemetery and Society in the Aegean Bronze Age [Sheffield Studies in Aegean Archaeology 1] (Sheffield 1998).

N. Brodie, J. Doole, G. Gavalas, and C. Renfrew (eds.), ORIZON. A Colloquium on the Prehistory of the Cyclades (Cambridge 2008).

K. P. Foster and R. Laffineur (eds.), METRON: Measuring the Aegean Bronze Age [Aegaeum 24] (Liège/Austin 2003).

A. Karetsou (ed.), Krete-Aigyptos.Politismikoi desmoi trion chilieton. Meletes (Athens 2000).

A. Karetsou, M. Andreadaki-Vlasaki, and N. Papadakis (eds.), Krete-Aigyptos. Politismikoi desmoi trion chiletion. Katalogos (Athens 2000).

O. Krzsyzkowska (ed.), Cretan Offerings: Studies in Honour of Peter Warren [BSA Studies 18] (London 2010).

R. Laffineur and E. Greco (eds.), EMPORIA: Aegeans in the Central and Eastern Mediterranean [Aegaeum 25] (Liège/Austin 2005).

J. M. A. Murphy (ed.), Prehistoric Crete: Regional and Diachronic Studies on Mortuary Systems (Philadelphia 2011).

G. Vavouranakis (ed.), The Seascape in Aegean Prehistory [Monographs of the Danish Institute at Athens 14] (Aarhus 2011) .

A. Vlachopoulos and K. Birtacha (eds.), ARGONAUTIS: Timetikos tomos yia ton Kathegete Christo G. Douma apo tous mathetes tou sto Panepistimio Athenon (1980-2000) (Athens 2003).

 

General

P. P. Betancourt, “The Impact of Cycladic Settlers on Early Minoan Crete,” Mediterranean Archaeology and Archaeometry 3(2003) 3-12.

K. Branigan, The Tombs of Mesara (London 1970).

K. Branigan, Dancing with Death: Life and Death in Southern Crete c. 3000-2000 B.C. (Amsterdam 1993).

K. Branigan, “The Late Prepalatial Resurrected,” in O. Krzsyzkowska (ed.), Cretan Offerings: Studies in Honour of Peter Warren [BSA Studies 18] (London 2010) 25-32.

E. Karantzali, Le Bronze Ancien dans les Cyclades et en Crète [BAR-IS 631] (Oxford 1996).

B. Legarra Herrero, “The Minoan Fallacy: Cultural Diversity and Mortuary Behavior on Crete at the Beginning of the Bronze Age,” OJA 28(2009) 29-57.

B. Legarra Herrero, “The Secret Lives of the Early and Middle Minoan Tholos Cemeteries: Koumasa and Platanos,” in J. M. A. Murphy (ed.), Prehistoric Crete: Regional and Diachronic Studies on Mortuary Systems (Philadelphia 2011) 49-84.

J. M. A. Murphy, Changing Roles and Locations of Religious Practices in South Central Crete During the Pre-Palatial and Proto-Palatial Periods (Ph.D. thesis, University of Cincinnati 2003). http://www.ohiolink.edu/etd/view.cgi?acc_num=ucin1068728120

J. M. A. Murphy, “Landscape and Social Narratives: A Study of Regional Social Structures in Prepalatial Crete,” in J. M. A. Murphy (ed.), Prehistoric Crete: Regional and Diachronic Studies on Mortuary Systems (Philadelphia 2011) 23-48.

J. W. Myers, E. E. Myers, and G. Cadogan, The Aerial Atlas of Ancient Crete (Berkeley 1992).

M. Relaki, Social Arenas in Minoan Crete: A Regional History of the Mesara from the Final Neolithic to the End of the Protopalatial Period  (Ph.D. dissertation, University of Sheffield 2003).

G. Vavouranakis, Funerary Landscapes East of Lasithi, Crete, in the Bronze Age [BAR-IS 1606] (Oxford 2007).

L. V. Watrous, “Review of Aegean Prehistory III: Crete from Earliest Prehistory through the Protopalatial Period,” AJA 98(1993) 695-753.

L. V. Watrous, “Crete from Earliest Prehistory through the Protopalatial Period” and “Addendum: 1994-1999,” in T. Cullen (ed.), Aegean Prehistory: A Review (Boston 2001) 157-215 and 216-223.

T. M. Whitelaw, “The Settlement of Fournou Korifi Myrtos and Aspects of Early Minoan Social Organization,” in O. Krzyszkowska and L. Nixon (eds.), Minoan Society (Bristol 1983) 323-345.

D. Wilson, “Early Prepalatial Crete,” in C. W. Shelmerdine (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to the Aegean Bronze Age (Cambridge 2008) 77-104.

 

Excavation and Surface Survey Reports

S. Alexiou, “Protominoikoi taphoi para to Kanli Kastelli, Herakliou,” Kretika Chronika 5(1951) 275-295.

S. Alexiou, “New Light on Minoan Dating: Early Minoan Tombs at Lebena,” Illustrated London News 237(6 August 1960) 225-227.

S. Alexiou, “Oi protominoïkoi taphoi tes Lebenas kai e exelixis ton proanaktorikon rythmon,” Kretika Chronika 15-16 :1 (1961-62) 188-191.

S. Alexiou and P. Warren, The Early Minoan Tombs of Lebena, Southern Crete [SIMA 30] (Sävedalen 2004).

V. Apostolakou, P. P. Betancourt, and T. M. Brogan, “The Alatzomouri Rock Shelter: Defining EM III in Eastern Crete,” Aegean Archaeology 9(2007-8) 35-48.

L. Banti, “La grande tomba a tholos di Haghia Triadha,” Annuario 13-14(1930-31) 155-251.

P. P. Betancourt, “The Cemetery at Hagia Photia, Crete,” in N. Brodie, J. Doole, G. Gavalas, and C. Renfrew (eds.), ORIZON. A Colloquium on the Prehistory of the Cyclades (Cambridge 2008) 237-240.

P. P. Betancourt and C. Davaras, Pseira VI: The Pseira Cemetery 1: The Surface Survey (Philadelphia 2002).

P. P. Betancourt and C. Davaras, Pseira VII: The Pseira Cemetery 2: Excavation of the Tombs (Philadelphia 2003).

D. Blackman and K. Branigan, “An Unusual Tholos Tomb at Kaminospilio, S. Crete,” Kretika Chronika 25:1(1973) 199-206.

D. J. Blackman and K. Branigan, “An Archaeological Survey on the South Coast of Crete, between Ayiofarango and Chrisostomos,” BSA 70(1975) 17-36.

D.J. Blackman and K. Branigan, “An Archaeological Survey of the Lower Catchment of the Ayiofarango Valley,” BSA 72(1977) 13-84.

D. Blackman and K. Branigan, “The Excavation of an Early Minoan Tholos Tomb at Ayia Kyriaki, Ayiofarango, Southern Crete,” BSA 77(1982) 1-57.

M. Cultraro, “La grande tholos di Haghia Triada: nuovi dati per un vecchio complesso,” Creta Antica 4(2004) 103-130.

C. Davaras, “Protominoikon nekrotapheion Agias Photias Siteias,” AAA 4(1971) 392-397.

C. Davaras and P. P. Betancourt, The Hagia Photia Cemetery I (Philadelphia 2004).

R. M. Dawkins, “Excavations at Palaikastro IV-3: An Early Minoan Ossuary,” BSA 11(1905) 268-272.

P. Demargne, Fouilles exécutées à Mallia. Exploration des nécropoles (1921-1933) [Études crétoises 7] (Paris 1945).

A. J. Evans, The Sepulchral Deposit of Haghios Onouphrios near Phaistos in its Relation to Primitive Aegean Culture: Supplement to Cretan Pictographs (London 1895) 105-136.

K. E. Galanaki, “Protominoïko taphiko synolo sten proen Amerikanike Base Gournon Pediados,” Pepragmena tou Q‘ Diethnous Kretologikou Synedriou (Heraklion 2006) A2: 227-241.

D. C. Haggis, “The Early Minoan Burial Cave at Ayios Antonios and Some Problems in Early Bronze Age Chronology,” SMEA 31(1993) 7-34.

D. Levi, “La tomba a tholos di Kamilari presso a Festos,” Annuario 23-24(1961-62) 7-148.

C. Maggidis, Burial Building 19 at Archanes: A Study of Prepalatial and Early Protopalatial Funerary Architecture and Ritual (Ph.D. dissertation, University of Pennsylvania 1994).

S. Marinatos, “Duo proïmoi minoïkoi taphoi ek Vorou Mesaras,” AD 13(1930-1931) 137-170.

S. Marinatos, “Protominoïko tholotos taphos para to chorion Krasi Pediada,” AD 12(1932) 102-141.

D. Panagiotopoulos, Das Tholosgrab E von Phourni bei Archanes: Studien zu einem frühkretischen Grabfund und seinem kulturellen Kontext [BAR-IS 1014] (Oxford 2002).

Y. Papadatos, Tholos Tomb Gamma: A Prepalatial Tholos Tomb at Phourni, Archanes (Philadelphia 2005).

C. Papadopoulos, Death Management and Virtual Pursuits: A Virtual Reconstruction of the Minoan Cemetery at Phourni, Archanes. Examining the Use of Tholos Tomb C and Burial Building 19 and the Role of Illumination in Relation to Mortuary Practices and the Perception of Life and Death by the Living [BAR-IS 2082] (Oxford 2010).

R. Paribeni, “Ricerche nel sepolcreto di Haghia Triada presso Phaestos,” Monumenti Antichi 14 (1904) 677-755.

O. Pelon, Guide de Malia: Le palais et la nécropole de Chrysolakkos (Paris 1992).

J. Sakellarakis, “The Minoan Cemeteries at Archanes,” Archaeology 20(1967) 276-281.

J. and E. Sakellarakis, Archanes (Athens 1991) 66-135.

Y. Sakellarakis and E. Sapouna-Sakellaraki, Archanes. Minoan Crete in a New Light (Athens 1997).

R. B. Seager, Explorations in the Island of Mochlos (Boston/New York 1912).

I. M. Serpetsidake, “Proanaktorikos spelaiodes taphos sto Kyparissi Temenous,” Pepragmena tou  Q‘ Diethnous Kretologikou Synedriou (Heraklion 2006) A2: 243-258.

J. S. Soles, “Mochlos: A New Look at Old Excavations,” Expedition 20 (1978) 4-15.

J. S. Soles, “The Early Gournia Town,” AJA 83(1979) 149-167.

A. Vasilakis, “Proïstorikes theseis ste Mone Odegetria – Kalous Limenes,” Kretike Estia [4th series] 3(1989-90) 11-79.

A. Vasilakis, K. Branigan, T. Campbell-Green et al., Moni Odigitria: A Prepalatial Cemetery and its Environs in the Asterousia, Southern Crete (Philadelphia 2010).

S. Xanthoudides, “Megas protominoïkos taphos Pyrgou,” AD 4(1918) 136-170.

S. Xanthoudides, “Protominoïkoi taphoi Mesaras: Marathokephalo,” AD 4(1918) Parartema 15-23.

S. Xanthoudides, The Vaulted Tombs of the Mesara (London 1924).

 

Funerary Architecture

P. Belli, “Nuovi documenti per lo studio delle tombe circolari cretesi,” SMEA 25(1984) 91-141.

P. Belli, “On Measuring Tholoi in the Aegean Bronze Age,” in K. P. Foster and R. Laffineur (eds.), METRON: Measuring the Aegean Bronze Age [Aegaeum 24] (Liège/Austin 2003) 403-409.

K. Branigan, “The Corbelling Controversy – Another Contribution,” Cretan Studies 4(1994) 65-69.

K. Branigan, “Early Minoan Society: The Evidence of the Mesara Tholoi Reviewed,” in Aux origines de l’hellénisme: la Crète et la Grèce: Hommage à Henri van Effenterre (Paris 1984) 29-37.

W. G. Cavanagh and R. R. Laxton, “The Structural Mechanics of the Mycenaean Tholos Tomb,” BSA 76(1981) 109-140.

M. Cultraro, “Il tipo di tomba ipogeica a grotticella artificiale in ambito egeo: Alcume osservazioni,” in L’Ipogeismo nel Mediterraneo: Origini, Sviluppo, Quadri Culturali (Sassari 2000) II: 473-499.

L. Goodison, “From Tholos Tomb to Throne Room: Some Considerations of Dawn Light and Directionality in Minoan Buildings,” in G. Cadogan, E. Hatzaki, and A. Vasilakis (eds.), Knossos: Palace, City, State [BSA Studies 12] (London 2004) 339-350.

L. Goodison and C. Guarita, “A New Catalogue of the Mesara-Type Tombs,” SMEA 47(2005) 171-212.

M. Goodwin, The Archaeoastronomy of Early Minoan Crete (M.A. thesis, Bryn Mawr College 1998).

S. Hood, “Tholos Tombs of the Aegean,” Antiquity 34 (1960) 166-176.

C. Maggidis, “Burial Building 19, Phourni (Archanes): Variety and Originality in MM I Burial Architecture,” in Pepragmena tou Z’ Diethnous Archaiologikou Synedriou A2 (Rethymno 1995) 562-575.

C. Papadopoulos, Death Management and Virtual Pursuits: A Virtual Reconstruction of the Minoan Cemetery at Phourni, Archanes. Examining the Use of Tholos Tomb C and Burial Building 19 and the Role of Illumination in Relation to Mortuary Practices and the Perception of Life and Death by the Living [BAR-IS 2082] (Oxford 2010).

O. Pelon, Tholoi, tumuli et cercles funéraires (Paris 1976).

O. Pelon, “Les tombes circulaires dans l’Égée de l’âge du Bronze: état des recherches sur les tombes à tholos,” Topoi 8 (1998) 95-158.

F. Petit, “Les tombes circulaires de la Messara: problèmes d’interprétation des pièces annexes,” in R. Laffineur (ed.), THANATOS: Les coutumes funéraires en Égée à l’Age du Bronze [Aegaeum 1] (Liège 1987) 35-42.

G. de Pierpont, “Réflexions sur la destination des édifices de Chrysolakkos,” in R. Laffineur (ed.), THANATOS: Les coutumes funéraires en Égée à l’Age du Bronze [Aegaeum 1] (Liège 1987) 79-93.

J. Soles, The Gournia House Tombs (Ph.D. dissertation, University of Pennsylvania 1973).

J. S. Soles, The Prepalatial Cemeteries at Mochlos and Gournia and the House Tombs of Bronze Age Crete [Hesperia Supplement 24] (Princeton 1992).

G. Vavouranakis, “Towards an Elemental Approach to Early Minoan Funerary Architecture: The Enduring Bedrock,” in G. Muskett, A. Koltsida, and M. Georgiadis (eds.), SOMA 2001: Symposium on Mediterranean Archaeology 2001 [BAR-IS 1040] (Oxford 2002) 39-46.

P. M. Warren, “The Mitata of Nidha and Early Minoan Tholos Tombs,” AAA 6 (1973) 449-456.

P. Warren, “The Roofing of Early Minoan Round Tombs: The Evidence of Lebena Tomb II (Gerokampos) and of Cretan Mitata,” in P. P. Betancourt, M. C. Nelson, and H. Williams (eds.), Krinoi kai Limenes: Studies in Honor of Joseph and Maria Shaw (Philadelphia 2007) 9-16.

 

Burial Customs and Funerary Ritual

P. P. Betancourt, “Tomb 4 at Pseira: Evidence for Minoan Social Practices,” in J. M. A. Murphy (ed.), Prehistoric Crete: Regional and Diachronic Studies on Mortuary Systems (Philadelphia 2011) 85-102.

E. M. Bonney, “A Reconsideration of Depositional Practices in Early Bronze Age Crete,” Aegean Archaeology 8[2005-2006] (2009) 31-50.

K. Branigan, “The Tombs of Mesara: New Tombs and New Evidence,” BICS 22(1975) 200-203.

K. Branigan, “Early Minoan Society: The Evidence of the Mesara Tholoi Reviewed,” in Aux origines de l’hellénisme: la Crète et la Grèce: Hommage à Henri van Effenterre (Paris 1984) 29-37.

K. Branigan, “Body-counts in the Mesara Tholoi,” in EILAPINI: Tomos timitikos yia ton Kathegete Nikolao Platona (Herakleion 1987) 299-309.

K. Branigan, “Ritual Interference with Human Bones in the Mesara Tholoi,” in R. Laffineur (ed.), THANATOS: Les coutumes funéraires en Égée à l’Age du Bronze [Aegaeum 1] (Liège 1987) 43-50.

K. Branigan, “Funerary Ritual and Social Cohesion in Early Bronze Age Crete,” Journal of Mediterranean Studies 1(1991) 183-192.

K. Branigan, “The Nearness of You: Proximity and Distance in Early Minoan Funerary Behaviour,” in K. Branigan (ed.), Cemetery and Society in the Aegean Bronze Age [Sheffield Studies in Aegean Archaeology 1] (Sheffield 1998) 13-26.

T. Carter, “Reverberation of the International Spirit: Thoughts upon “Cycladica” in the Mesara,” in K. Branigan (ed.), Cemetery and Society in the Aegean Bronze Age [Sheffield Studies in Aegean Archaeology 1] (Sheffield 1998) 59-77.

M. Cultraro, “La brocchetta dei vivi per la sete dei morti: riconsiderazione delle camerette a sud della grande tholos di Haghia Triada,” in Pepragmena tou H’ Diethnous Kretologikou Synedriou [Heraklion 2000] A1: 309-326.

E. Gerontakou, “Dyo Mesominoïkoi apothetes sto nekrotapheio tou Platanou,” in A. Vlachopoulos and K. Birtacha (eds.), ARGONAUTIS: Timetikos tomos yia ton Kathegete Christo G. Douma apo tous mathetes tou sto Panepistimio Athenon (1980-2000) (Athens 2003) 303-330.

L. Goodison, “From Tholos Tomb to Throne Room: Perceptions of the Sun in Minoan Ritual,” in R. Laffineur and R. Hägg, POTNIA. Deities and Religion in the Aegean Bronze Age [Aegaeum 22] (Liège/Austin 2001) 77-88.

Y. Hamilakis, “Eating the Dead: Mortuary Feasting and the Politics of Memory in the Aegean Bronze Age Societies,” in K. Branigan (ed.), Cemetery and Society in the Aegean Bronze Age [Sheffield Studies in Aegean Archaeology 1] (Sheffield 1998)  115-132.

B. Legarra Herrero, Mortuary Behaviour and Social Organization in Pre- and Protopalatial Crete (Ph.D. dissertation, University College, London 2007).

C. Maggidis, “From Polis to Necropolis: Social Ranking from Architectural and Mortuary Evidence in the Minoan Cemetery at Phourni, Archanes,” in K. Branigan (ed.), Cemetery and Society in the Aegean Bronze Age [Sheffield Studies in Aegean Archaeology 1] (Sheffield 1998) 87-102.

C. Maggidis, “Minoan Burial Customs and Social Ranking at Archanes,” in Pepragmena tou H’ Diethnous Archaiologikou Synedriou (Heraklion 2000) A2: 179-197.

J. Murphy, “Ideology, Rites and Rituals: A View of Prepalatial Minoan Tholoi,” in K. Branigan (ed.), Cemetery and Society in the Aegean Bronze Age [Sheffield Studies in Aegean Archaeology 1] (Sheffield 1998) 27-40.

C. Papadopoulos, Death Management and Virtual Pursuits: A Virtual Reconstruction of the Minoan Cemetery at Phourni, Archanes. Examining the Use of Tholos Tomb C and Burial Building 19 and the Role of Illumination in Relation to Mortuary Practices and the Perception of Life and Death by the Living [BAR-IS 2082] (Oxford 2010).

J. Soles, “Social Ranking in Prepalatial Cemeteries,” in E. B. French and K. A. Wardle (eds.), Problems in Greek Prehistory (Bristol 1988) 49-61.

G. Vavouranakis, “Funerary Customs and Maritime Activity in Early Bronze Age Crete,” in G. Vavouranakis (ed.), The Seascape in Aegean Prehistory [Monographs of the Danish Institute at Athens 14] (Aarhus 2011) 91-118.

 

Chronology

D. C. Haggis, “The Early Minoan Burial Cave at Ayios Antonios and Some Problems in Early Bronze Age Chronology,” SMEA 31(1993) 7-34.

S. Manning, The Absolute Chronology of the Aegean Early Bronze Age: Archaeology, Radiocarbon and History (Sheffield 1995).

 

Art: Exhibition Catalogues

L. Marangou (ed.), Minoan and Greek Civilization from the Mitsotakis Collection (Athens 1992).

 

Figurines

K. Branigan, “Early Minoan Figurines in the Giamalakis Collection,” BSA 67(1972) 21-23.

B. Jones, “Anthropomorphic Vessels at the Feast: Evidence for Dress or Ornament?,” in L. A. Hitchcock, R. Laffineur, and J. Crowley (eds.), DAIS: The Aegean Feast [Aegaeum 29] (Liège/Austin 2008) 39-46.

D. Lefèvre-Novaro, “Un nouvel examen des modèles réduits trouvés dans la grande tombe de Kamilari,” in R. Laffineur and R. Hägg, POTNIA: Deities and Religion in the Aegean Bronze Age [Aegaeum 22] (Liège/Austin 2001) 89-98.

C. Marangou, EIDOLIA: Figurines et miniatures du Néolithique récent et du Bronze ancien en Grèce (Oxford 1992).

E. C. Pieler, “Kykladische und ‘kykladisierende’ Idole auf Kreta und im helladischen Raum in der Frühbronzezeit – eine Klassifizierung,” SMEA 46(2004) 79-119.

E. Sapouna-Sakellarakis, “To eidolio tou Sampa kai ta amorpha lithina eidolia tes Proïmes Epoches tou Chalkou sten Krete,” AE (1983) 44-74.

M. Vandervondelen, “Singes accroupis. Étude de quelques statuettes de la période prépalatiale crétoise,” Studia Varia Bruxellensia ad Orbem Graeco-Latinum Pertinentia 3(1994) 175-183.

 

Pottery

S. Alexiou, “Oi protominoïkoi taphoi tes Lebenas kai e exelixis ton proanaktorikon rythmon,” Kretika Chronika 15-16 :1 (1961-62) 188-191.

V. Apostolakou, P. P. Betancourt, and T. M. Brogan, “The Alatzomouri Rock Shelter: Defining EM III in Eastern Crete,” Aegean Archaeology 9(2007-8) 35-48.

P. P. Betancourt, The Bronze Age Begins: The Ceramics Revolution of Early Minoan I and the New Forms of Wealth that Transformed Prehistoric Society (Philadelphia 2008).

P. P. Betancourt, “The Diagonal Line Class Juglets: New Evidence from Hagios Charalambos,” in W. Gauss, M. Lindblom, R. A. K. Smith, and J. C. Wright (eds.), Our Cups Are Full: Pottery and Society in the Aegean Bronze Age (Oxford 2011) 25-30.

K. Branigan, Y. Papadatos, and D. Wynn, “Fingerprints on Early Minoan Pottery: A Pilot Study,” BSA 97(2002) 49-53.

P. M. Day, D. E. Wilson, and E. Kiriatzi, “Pots, Labels and People: Burying Ethnicity in the Cemetery at Aghia Photia, Siteias,” in K. Branigan (ed.), Cemetery and Society in the Aegean Bronze Age [Sheffield Studies in Aegean Archaeology 1] (Sheffield 1998) 133-149.

G. Walberg, “Early Cretan Tombs: The Pottery,” in R. Laffineur (ed.), THANATOS: Les coutumes funéraires en Égée à l’Age du Bronze [Aegaeum 1] (Liège 1987) 53-60.

 

Metalwork

K. Branigan, Aegean Metalwork of the Early and Middle Bronze Age (Oxford 1974).

B. Legarra Herrero, “About the Distribution of Metal Objects in Prepalatial Crete,” Papers of the Institute of Archaeology 15(2004) 29-51.

H. Mangou and P. V. Ioannou, “On the Chemical Composition of Prehistoric Greek Copper-based Artefacts from Crete,” BSA 93(1998) 91-102.

H. Mangou and P. V. Ioannou, “Trends in the Making of Copper-based Artefacts during the Prehistoric Period (4000-1050 B.C.),” Opuscula Atheniensia 27(2002) 105-118.

G. Nakou, “The Cutting Edge: A New Look at Early Aegean Metallurgy,” JMA 8:2(1995) 1-32.

Z. A. Stos-Gale, “The Origin of Metal Used for Making Weapons in Early and Middle Minoan Crete,” in C. Scarre and F. Healy (eds.), Trade and Exchange in Prehistoric Europe (Oxford 1993) 115-129.

A. Vasilakis, O chrysos kai o argyros sten Krete kata ten Proïme Periodo tou Chalkou (Heraklion 1996).

 

Seals and Sealings

J. Aruz, “The Silver Cylinder Seal from Mochlos,” Kadmos 23(1984) 186-187.

A. Blasingham, “The Seals from the Tombs of the Messara. Inferences as to Kinship and Social Organization,” in O. Krzyszkowska and L. Nixon (eds.), Minoan Society (Bristol 1983) 11-21.

K. Galanakis, Minoan Glyptic: Typology, Deposits and Iconography from the Early Minoan Period to the Late Minoan IB Destruction in Crete [BAR-IS Series 1442] (Oxford 2005).

E. Hallager, “New Evidence for Seal Use in the Pre- and Protopalatial Periods,” in W. Müller (ed.), Minoisch-mykenische Glyptik: Stil, Ikonographie, Funktion [CMS Beiheft 6] (Berlin 2000) 97-106.

A. Karytinos, “Sealstones in Cemeteries: A Display of Social Status?,“ in K. Branigan (ed.), Cemetery and Society in the Aegean Bronze Age [Sheffield Studies in Aegean Archaeology 1] (Sheffield 1998) 78-86.

A. Karytinos, “The Stylistic Development of Seals from Archanes-Phourni throughout the Prepalatial Period – Style and Social Meaning,” in W. Müller (ed.), Minoisch-mykenische Glyptik: Stil, Ikonographie, Funktion [CMS Beiheft 6] (Berlin 2000) 123-134.

O. Krzsyzkowska, “Early Cretan Seals: New Evidence for the Use of Bone, Ivory and Boar’s Tusk,” in I. Pini (ed.), Fragen und Probleme der bronzezeitlichen ägäischen Glyptik [CMS Beiheft. 3] (Berlin 1989) 111-126.

O. Krzyszkowska, Aegean Seals: An Introduction [BICS Supplement 85] (London 2005), esp. 57-78.

I. Pini, “Ein Beitrag zur chronologischen Ordnung der frühkretischen Siegel,” in Pepragmena tou D’ Diethnous Kretologikou Synedriou (Athens 1981) I: 421-435.

K. Sbonias, Frühkretische Siegel: Ansätze für eine Interpetation der sozial-politischen Entwicklung auf Kreta während der Frühbronzezeit [BAR-IS 620] (Oxford 1995).

K. Sbonias, “Specialization in the Early Minoan Seal Manufacture: Craftsmen, Settlements and the Organization of Production,” in W. Müller (ed.), Minoisch-mykenische Glyptik: Stil, Ikonographie, Funktion [CMS Beiheft 6] (Berlin 2000) 277-294.

P. Warren, “The Primary Dating Evidence for Early Minoan Seals,” Kadmos 9(1970) 29-37.

J. Weingarten, “How Many Seals Make a Heap: Seals and Interconnections on Prepalatial Crete,” in R. Laffineur and E. Greco (eds.), EMPORIA: Aegeans in the Central and Eastern Mediterranean [Aegaeum 25] (Liège/Austin 2005) 759-766.

M. H. Wiencke, “Typology and Style of Prepalatial Seals,” in Studien zur minoischen und helladischen Glyptik [CMS Beiheft 1] (Marburg 1981) 251-261.

P. Yule, Early Cretan Seals: A Study of Chronology (Mainz 1981).

P. Yule, “Notes on Scarabs and Aegean Chronology,” BSA 78(1983) 359-367.

P. Yule, “Early and Middle Minoan Foreign Relations: the Evidence from Seals,” SMEA 26(1987) 161-177.

 

Jewelry

C. Davaras, “Early Minoan Jewelry from Mochlos,” BSA 70(1975) 101-114.

M. Effinger, Minoischer Schmuck [BAR-IS 646] (Oxford 1996).

R. Laffineur, “Aspects of Early Bronze Age Jewellery in the Aegean,” in H. Erkanal, H. Hauptmann, V. Sahoglou, and R. Tuncel (eds.), The Aegean in the Neolithic, Chalcolithic and the Early Bronze Age (Ankara 2008) 323-332.

E. Papageorgiou, “Chryso enotio tes Proïmes Epoches tou Chalkou stis sylloges tou Mouseiou Benake,” in A. Vlachopoulos and K. Birtacha (eds.), ARGONAUTIS: Timetikos tomos yia ton Kathegete Christo G. Douma apo tous mathetes tou sto Panepistimio Athenon (1980-2000) (Athens 2003) 211-230.

C. Reinholdt, “Der Thyreatis-Hortfund in Berlin: Untersuchungen zum vormykenischen Edelmetallschmuck in Griechenland,” JdI 108 (1993) 1-41.

A. Vasilakis, O chrysos kai o argyros sten Krete kata ten Proïme Periodo tou Chalkou (Heraklion 1996).

 

Trade and External Contacts

E. Alram-Stern, “Kreta und die Kykladen: Zu den Aussenbeziehungen Kretas während Frühminoisch IB und II,” in F. Blakolmer, C. Reinholdt, J. Weilhartner, and G. Nightingale (eds.), Österreichische Forschungen zur Ägäischen Bronzezeit 2009 (Vienna 2011) 31-40.

P. P. Betancourt, “Egyptian Connections at Hagios Charalambos,” in R. Laffineur and E. Greco (eds.), EMPORIA: Aegeans in the Central and Eastern Mediterranean [Aegaeum 25] (Liège/Austin 2005) 449-453.

T. Carter, “Reverberation of the International Spirit: Thoughts upon ‘Cycladica’ in the Mesara,” in K. Branigan (ed.), Cemetery and Society in the Aegean Bronze Age [Sheffield Studies in Aegean Archaeology 1] (Sheffield 1998) 59-77.

C. S. Colburn, “Exotica and the Early Minoan Elite: Eastern Imports in Prepalatial Crete,” AJA 112(2008) 203-224.

C. Doumas, “Proïstorikoi Kykladites sten Krete,” AAA 9(1976) 69-80.

C. Doumas, “Proïstorikoi Kykladites sten Krete,” AAA 12(1979) 105-109.

S. Ferrence, “Hippopotamus Ivory in EM-MM Lasithi and the Implications for Eastern Mediterranean Trade: New Evidence from Hagios Charalambos,” in P. P. Betancourt, M. C. Nelson, and H. Williams (eds.), Krinoi kai Limenes: Studies in Honor of Joseph and Maria Shaw (Philadelphia 2007) 167-175.

J. A. MacGillivray, P. M. Day, and R. E. Jones, “Dark-faced Incised Pyxides and Lids from Knossos: Problems of Date and Origin,” in E. B. French and K. A. Wardle (eds.), Problems in Greek Prehistory (Bristol 1988) 91-94.

Y. Papadatos, “Beyond Cultures and Ethnicity: A New Look at Material Culture Distribution and Inter-regional Interaction in the Early Bronze Age Southern Aegean,” in S. Antoniadou and A. Pace (eds.), Mediterranean Crossroads (Athens 2007) 419-451.

J. Sakellarakis, “Ta kykladika stoicheia ton Archanon,” AAA 10(1977) 93-115.

E. Shank, “New Evidence for Anatolian Relations with Crete in EM I-IIA,” in R. Laffineur and E. Greco (eds.), EMPORIA. Aegeans in the Central and Eastern Mediterranean [Aegaeum 25] (Liège/Austin 2005) 103-106.

L. V. Watrous, “Cretan International Relations during the Middle Minoan IA Period and the Chronology of Seager’s Finds from the Mochlos Tombs,” R. Laffineur and E. Greco (eds.), EMPORIA. Aegeans in the Central and Eastern Mediterranean [Aegaeum 25] (Liège/Austin 2005) 107-115.

P. Yule, “Early and Middle Minoan Foreign Relations: the Evidence from Seals,” SMEA 26(1987) 161-177.

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