On 20 March 2018, at 6:30 pm, Nadine Moeller will speak to the New York Aegean Bronze Age Colloquium on "The Ahmose Tempest Stela-An Ancient Egyptian Account of a Natural Catastrophe. Chronological Implications and Archaeological Evidence." Meetings of the Colloquium are held at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, 1 East 78th Street, New York, NY 10075. An abstract for the lecture may be found at


On 3-7 April 2018 the 11th International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East (ICAANE 2018) will be held in Munich. Further information is available at Papers of interest to Nestor readers will include:
I. Hodder, "Shaping the Living Space"
A. Marciniak, "Mobility of people and ideas in the Near East in the second half of the seventh millennium BC. The Late Neolithic Çatalhöyük in its regional and panregional context"
V. Dall'Armellina, "Images of a new Aristocracy. A koinè of symbols and cultural values in the Caucasus, Anatolia and Aegean during the Bronze Age"
A. Donald, "Cypriot Elaborate Style glyptic in review"
A. Paule, "Adoption and Adaptation of Near Eastern Iconography in Ancient Cyprus. The Winged Sun Disc and Related Symbols"
F. Meneghetti, "What could be a miniature? Investigating miniature oxhide ingots from Late Bronze Age Cyprus"
G. Barlagianni "Prehistoric Palettes from Mesopotamia and Aegean"
R. Yağcı, "The Presence of the Phoenicians, Phrygians, Assyrians and Greeks in the Late Bronze Age in Cilicia: An Archaeological Assessment"
K. Kopanias, "A Reappraisal of the Greek Migration in Cilicia and Pamphylia during the EIA"
E. M. J. Schotsmans, "Gender differences and the funerary use of pigments at Neolithic Çatalhöyük (7100-6000 cal BC)"
K. Harabasz, "Beyond the social pattern. The life cycle theory in studying of human osteobiography. A case from the Neolithic Çatalhöyük"
H. Mönninghoff, "Sirkeli Höyük through the Iron Ages (Eastern Cilicia, Turkey): Results of the Turkish-Swiss Missions Fieldwork in 2016 and 2017"
K. Grossman et al., "Prehistoric Archaeology in the Polis Region: Survey and Geophysics at Makounta-Voules and Stroumpi-Pigi-Agios Andronikos, Cyprus"
A. McCarthy, "On the origins of urbanism in western Cyprus: a view from the Palaipaphos hinterland"
T. E. Şerifoğlu et al., "Rough Times: The Lower Göksu Archaeological Salvage Survey"
C. Bergoffen, "Late Cypriot Bichrome Ware as an Expression of Commercial Mobility"
F. Heil, "The Role(s) of Ritual Practice in Bronze Age Cyprus"
S. Günel, "A Center of Intercultural Relations in Western Anatolia: Çine-Tepecik"
L. Bombardieri, "Broadening the circle. Community, industry and intra-island mobility in Middle Bronze Age Cyprus"
P. M. Fischer, "The Late Bronze Age harbour city of Hala Sultan Tekke: Economy and intercultural relations"
T. Bürge, "Intra-island relations reflected in the local pottery of Hala Sultan Tekke, Cyprus"
L. Mazzotta and L. Recht, "Imported Aegean pottery at Late Bronze Age Hala Sultan Tekke, Cyprus"
P. Waiman-Barak, "Provenance Analysis of Late Bronze Age Ceramics from Hala-Sultan Tekke"
D. Pilides, "Inland Cyprus in the Late Bronze Age: Regional or intercultural? Evidence from the region of Agios Sozomenos"
L. Recht, "Mycenaean 'Chariot Kraters' in Cyprus and the Eastern Mediterranean in the LBA"
É. Jean, "Late Bronze Age Painted Pottery Traditions at Mersin"
E. Kozal, "Painted Pottery Traditions in Sirkeli Höyük in the 2nd Millennium BC"
J. Maran, "Questioning 'Mycenaeans' and 'Minoans' from an archaeological perspective"
A. Mittni, "Genetic Origins of the 'Mycenaeans' and the 'Minoans'"
A. Maeir and P. W. Stockhammer, "Current archaeological approaches to the Philistines"
D. M. Master and S. C. Fox, "The Philistine Cemetery at Ashkelon"
I. Milevski, D. Yegorov, S. Talis, Y. Nagar, P. Smith, and L. K. Horowitz, "The Iron Age Cemetery of Tel Erani, Socio-Cultural Diversity in the Southern Levantine Coastal Plain?"
M. Feldman, "The genetic patterns of the 'Philistines'"

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