Future Lectures and Conferences

Italy and Cyprus in Antiquity

On 16-21 May 2023 a conference entitled Italy and Cyprus in Antiquity: A Fresh Look was held at the Swedish Institute of Classical Studies in Rome, under the auspices of the Embassy of the Republic of Cyprus in Rome. Further information is available at https://isvroma.org/en/2023/04/19/international-symposium-italy-and-cyprus-in-antiquity-a-fresh-look/. Papers of interest to Nestor readers included:
A. Georgiou, “Contextualising Cypriot connectivity with Italy post-1200 BC”
F. Lo Schiavo and M. Perra, “Sardinia and Cyprus: an update”
S. Sabatini and M. E. Alberti, “Late Bronze Age textile production in the Terramare region, the Aegean, and in Cyprus: approaching differences and similarities”
M. Perna, “The corpora of Cypriot Syllabic scripts of the second and first millennia BC. An update on the publication”
M. Cultraro, “Decoupling connectivity and maritime mobility. Cyprus and Sicily in the Late Bronze Age”
A. Vanzetti, S. T. Levi, and D. Gullì, “The site of Cannatello (AG, Sicily, Italy) and the connectivity from Sardinia to Cyprus in the Late Bronze Age boom-and-crisis years (ca. 1400–1150 BC)”
L. Nigro, “Cyprus and Motya. Contacts and exchanges at the dawn of Mediterranean seafaring interconnections”



On 22-25 May 2023 the 13th International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East (13th ICAANE) will be held in Copenhagen. Further information is available at https://eventsignup.ku.dk/icaane13#. Papers of interest to Nestor readers included:
R. Özbal, A. Breu, H. Özbal, L. Thissen, A. Türkekul-Bıyık, and F. Gerritsen, “Pottery and Dairying in Neolithic Anatolia: The Case of Barcın Höyük, Turkey”
C. Scott and C. Luke, “Gods and the Machine: Structure-from-Motion Recording in the Excavation and Analysis of Ritual Caches from Kaymakçı, Western Turkey”
K. Kopanias, A. Georgiou, M. Iacovou, A. Hadjikoumis, L. Kassianidou, E. Margariti, E. Nikita, D. Papageorgiou, and G. Papasavvas, “New light on LBA-EIA Cypriot burial customs: two new burials from Palaepaphos (Kouklia-Marchello, Cyprus)”
D. M. Alberghina, “Reconstructing Metallurgical Horizons in LBA western Anatolia. Procurement Networks and Technological Strategies at the citadel of Kaymakçi”
S. Vilain, “From imitation to innovation: An insight on copies and local productions inspired by Cypriot wares in the Eastern Mediterranean during the 2nd millennium BCE”
M. Kibaroğlu and D. P. Mielke, “Archaeometric investigations on the production and distribution of Hittite pottery”
S. Günel, “The cultural development of Çine-Tepecik and the reflection on Aegean archaeology”
F. Meneghetti, “The world is a small place: an interdisciplinary approach to the study of miniature pottery from Athienou-Bamboullari tis Koukounninas (Cyprus)”
M. Bowers, “Tracing Textiles and Trade in the Aegean and Near Eastern Late Bronze to Early Iron Age Transition”
J. Muñoz Sogas, “Hybrid religions in the Eastern Mediterranean: Egyptian and Phoenician conceptions in Greece”
F. Meneghetti and E. De Benedictis, “Ex charta lux: a multidisciplinary study of the excavations of Enkomi (Cyprus)”
K. Soennecken, “Tracking down ‘Sea Peoples’ far away from the Mediterranean Cities. The(im)possibility of finding ethnicity in archaeological evidence”



On 14-16 June 2023 the 16th European Meeting on Ancient Ceramics (EMAC2023) will be held in Pisa, Italy. Further information is available at https://www.emac2023.it/home/index.php. Papers and posters of interest to Nestor readers will include:
I. Caloi and F. Bernardini, “Micro-CT scanning of Minoan vases from Phaistos, Crete. Preliminary results on ceramic forming techniques of the Middle Bronze Age”
C. Burke, V. Testolini, V. Xanthopoulou, and I. Iliopoulos, “What Makes a Classic? Continuity of raw material procurement and ceramic fabrics in Pheneos, from the Bronze Age to the Classical Period”
S. Menelaou, O. Kouka, E. Kiriatzi, N. Müller, and C. Gardner, “Characterising pottery production and importation in Early Bronze Age Troy: petrographic and geochemical analysis”
B. Lis, A. Batziou, J. H. Sterba, and H. Mommsen, “Pottery of Argive provenance in coastal Thessaly during the Late Bronze Age according to Neutron Activation Analysis”
S. Menelaou, E. Marzec, F. Georgiadis, S. Katsarou, A. Siros, and A. Darlas, “Neolithic and Bronze Age pottery consumption at Agriomernos Cave, Samos (Greece): compositional analysis and provenance determination”
R, Klöckl and V. Testolini, “Copy and Paste. Technological choices and skills adaptation in Pheneos, Arcadia”
A. Barouda, P. Quinn, N. Efstratiou, “Technologies and Traditions of Pottery and Plaster Production at Neolithic Makri, Thrace, Greece”
T. Ogawa, S. N. Müller, H. Procopiou, S. Triantafyllou, S. Andreou, and E. Kiriatzi, “Cooking ware at prehistoric Toumba Thessaloniki: an indicator of continuity in potting tradition and culinary practice”
M. Giobbe, E. Kiriatzi, I. Lemos, N. Müller, M. A. Di Vito, S. De Vita, T. E. Cinquantaquattro, and M. D’Acunto, “Human mobility and technological transfer between Greece and Southern Italy: the cases of Pithekoussai and Cumae. Project outline”

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