Aegean Lectures

The program of the Aegean Lectures has been announced for winter 2017-2018. All lectures will be held at 19:00 at the Swedish Institute at Athens (Mitseon 9, Athens).
10 November 2017: F. Gaignerot-Driessen, “Living, dying, and praying on a Late Bronze Age - Early Iron Age mountainous site: preliminary results of the 2015-2017 archaeological fieldwork on the Anavlochos, Crete”
10 December 2017: L. Bombardieri, “Working (with) class. Ideology, ritual and labour in Middle Bronze Age Erimi (Cyprus)”
26 January 2018: R. Christidou, “The northeastern Aegean bone industries as case study of local cultural dynamics”

Australian Archaeological Association (AAA2017)

On 6-8 December 2017 the Australian Archaeological Association (AAA2017). Island to Inland: Connections across land and sea conference will be held in Melbourne, Australia. Further information is available at Papers and posters of interest to Nestor readers will include:
K. Youngs, “Lux on the Water: Riverine Connections and Prestige Crafts on Late Bronze Age Cyprus”
S. Crooks, “Cry Me a River - Mourning in Middle Chalcolithic Cyprus: Picrolite Cruciforms and the Kouris River Blues”
I. Berg, “Making Metals in the Aegean: The Sea as a Transforming Agent”
L. Hitchcock, “The Maritime and Riverine Networks of the Eurotas River Valley in Lakonia, Greece”
C. Tully, “Cockles, Mussels, Fishing Nets and Finery: The Relationship Between Cult, Textiles and the Sea Depicted on a Minoan-Style Gold Ring from Pylos”

6th PeClA 2017

On 11-12 December 2017 the 6th PeClA 2017 International Postgraduate Conference (Perspectives on Classical Archaeology 2017): Resources: Power and Connectivity in the Ancient Mediterranean will be held at Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic. Further information is available at Papers and posters of interest to Nestor readers will include:
B. Horejs, “Resources and Their Impact on Aegean-Anatolian Societies Through Time. A View from Prehistory”
F. Franković, “Something Old, Something New and Something Borrowed – Appropriating Foreign Material Culture in the Late Bronze Age Aegean”
P. Pavúk, “Resources at Troy: Land, Storage and People”

I. Torrisi, “The Roads of the Black Glass: Obsidian Supply and Trade in the Mediterranean Basin”
N. Shin, “Plants and People: A Geospatial Analysis of Food Resources at Kaymakçı, Western Turkey”
C. Bahyrycz, “Looking Through the Pot. Vardar and Struma River Valleys as a Potential Communication and Trade Routes in the Late Bronze Age”
P. Zeman, “Strategies of Pottery Acquisition in the Mycenaean Palace at Pylos”
K. Jarošová, “The Late Bronze Age Pottery Sequence from Emporio on Chios Reconsidered”
K. Matulová, “Water Management at the Hilltop Site on Oxa Mountain, Crete”
D. Prelčec, “Ahhiyawa Question”
J. Staničová, “Middle and Late Bronze Age Textile Production on the Greek Mainland and in Western Anatolia”
L. Ščasníková, “Rock Engravings on Oxa (Crete)”

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