Mycenaean Seminar in Athens

On 24 January 2013 O. Psychoyou addressed the Mycenaean Seminar in Athens on "A Mycenaean Sanctuary on Proph. Ilias at Mt Arachnaion in the Argolid" in the Ioannis Drakopoulos Amphitheatre (Central Building of the University of Athens Panepistimiou 30).

16th Sheffield Aegean Round Table

On 25-27 January 2013 the 16th Annual Sheffield Aegean Round Table - Of Odysseys and Oddities: Scales and modes of interaction between prehistoric Aegean societies and their neighbours was held at the Sheffield Centre for Aegean Archaeology. Further information is available at The program was:

K. Kristiansen, "Connectivity and conflict in the Bronze Age"

P. Halstead, "Scales and modes of interaction in and beyond the Neolithic Aegean: talking across the barriers"

Ç. Çilingiroğlu, "Impressed Pottery as a proxy for connectivity in the Neolithic Aegean and Eastern Mediterranean"

On 26 January 2013 a symposium entitled Thera and Minoan Crete. New insights into two 'cultures of disaster' was held in Heidelberg. Further information is available at The program was:

M. Marthari, "From Cycladic to Minoanising: Cultural and social transformation in pre-eruption Thera as reflected in pottery and settlement patterns"

C. Doumas, "The role of Crete in the development of prehistoric Thera"

L. Platon, "The phase of the Theran volcanic destruction in Crete: some observations on the pottery types and motifs of the 'LMIA mature' phase, as it has been defined in selected Cretan sites"

On 1 February 2013 a symposium entitled Island, Mainland, Coastland & Hinterland: Ceramic Perspectives on Connectivity in the Ancient Mediterranean was held in Amsterdam. Further information is available at

A. Bevan, "Pottery, politics and persistent landscapes in the Mediterranean"

K. A. M. van den Berg, "Barbarian Ware Strikes Again: Problems and Potential Significance of a Particular Ceramic Assemblage for Understanding Past Networks"

E. Nodarou and Y. Papadatos, "Mixing traditions – mixing cultures 'kampos group' pottery in prepalatial Crete"

This is the last issue of Nestorthat will be distributed in hardcopy via the post. We are ending all subscriptions and invite our past subscribers to remain current with the bibliography in the field of Aegean Prehistory by downloading future issues from our website:

The editors of Nestor wish our readers the happiest of holidays and all the best in the New Year.

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