The December 2011 (38.9) issue of Nestor is now available as a free download.

The editors of Nestor are deeply saddened to report the death of Professor Emmett L. Bennett, Jr. The study presented in his dissertation of the signs of the Linear B documents remains fundamental; in his long career he corresponded with, taught, or collaborated with many of the scholars in the field of Linear B studies, in which he published broadly. Founding Nestor, the Bibliography of Aegean Prehistory and Related Areas in 1957 was a minor note among his academic contributions, but one remembered with gratitude in this office.

14th International Aegean Conference: PHYSIS

On 15 January 2012 titles and abstracts (one A4 page maximum) are due for the 14th International Aegean Conference. PHYSIS: Natural environment and human interaction in the prehistoric Aegean, to be held on 11-14 December 2012 at the Institut National d'Histoire de l'Art (INHA), University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. Papers and posters will be published in the series Aegaeum, Annales liégeoises d'archéologie égéenne. Forms are available from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and should be returned to that address.

Mycenaean Seminar in Athens

On 17 December 2011 S. Iakovides spoke at the Mycenaean Seminar in Athens at the Central Building of the University of Athens (Panepistimiou 30) on "The House at Plakés, Mycenae".

The November 2011 (38.8) issue of Nestor is now available as a free download.

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