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Dhaskalio Kavos cult site in the Aegean Bronze Age

See previous post on Excavation on Keros aims to solve riddle of Cycladic figurines. In the picture Colin Renfrew with some of the broken statuettes (from this Vima story of a couple years ago) Symbolic past of early Aegeans revealed at Dhaskalio Kavos site A rocky islet and a nearby hillside have yielded evidence of one of Greece’s oldest and most enigmatic ritual sites.
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Dhaskalio and Kavos

History / Ancient History : Rogue Classicism (6 years ago)

From the Times of London: A rocky islet and a nearby hillside have yielded evidence of one of Greece’s oldest and most enigmatic ritual sites. Imported stones and fragmented marble statuettes show that Dhaskalio and Kavos were “a sy... Read Post

Keros: maritime sanctuary of the Early Bronze Age

Academics / Anthropology : Dienekes' Anthropology Blog (2 years ago)

Antiquity Volume: 86 Number: 331 Page: 144–160 The oldest maritime sanctuary? Dating the sanctuary at Keros and the Cycladic Early Bronze Age Colin Renfrew1, Michael Boyd1 and Christopher Bronk Ramsey2 The sanctuary on the island of... Read Post

CONF: Round Table on Bronze Age Aegean Warfare

History / Ancient History : Rogue Classicism (5 years ago)

Seen on Aegeanet: Round Table on Bronze Age Aegean Warfare University of Athens, 12-13 December 2009 The archaeology of warfare in the Bronze Age Aegean has been a favourite subject of research during past decades. Several sub-field... Read Post


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