WAC – 9

On 3-8 July 2022 the 9th World Archaeological Congress (WAC – 9) will be held in Prague. Further information is available at Papers and posters of interest to Nestor readers will include:
M. Pyrgaki, “A new materialistic ontologically oriented approach: the case study of the Dispilio Neolithic lakeside settlement”
S. Davis, “The Kotroni Archaeological Survey Project: Landscape-scale survey and initial results”
T. Strasser, “The Asphendou Cave Petroglyphs: An Eyewitness Account of Pleistocene Crete”
S. Souvatzi, “Concentricity, circularity and kinship”
T. Moutsiou, “Modelling the Pleistocene Colonisation of Cyprus, Eastern Mediterranean”
S. Cveček, “Çukuriçi Höyük: Household economics in the Early Bronze Age Aegean”
S. M. Valamoti, “Understanding ancient cuisine through an ethnoarchaeobotany of traditional plant food preparations: case studies from Greece”


Ventris at 100

On 7 July 2022 the Institute of Classical Studies, London will hold an in-person event on Ventris at 100 to celebrate 100 years from Michael Ventris' birth and 70 years since the decipherment of Linear B. To attend, registration is required at Papers of interest to Nestor readers will include:
J. Bennet, “Without Ventris ...? What would we not know about early Greece had Linear B remained undeciphered?”
E. Salgarella, “Time to rotate the kaleidoscope? Changing perspectives on 'Minoan' Linear A”
C. Donnelly, “What's in a Word? New Paths and Old Roadblocks in the Study of Cypro-Minoan”

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