Knossos Pottery Handbook

Knossos Pottery Handbook

by J. N. Coldstream
     
 

ISBN-10: 0904887383

ISBN-13: 9780904887389

Pub. Date: 12/28/2001

Publisher: British School at Athens

A guide for field archaeologists and for those with a significant interest in ceramics and design, to pottery from the site of Knossos dating from the 8th century BC to the 5th century AD. Each of the four chapters addresses a different period (Subminoan to Late Orientalising, Late Archaic and Classical, Hellenistic and Roman), outlining both finewares and

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A guide for field archaeologists and for those with a significant interest in ceramics and design, to pottery from the site of Knossos dating from the 8th century BC to the 5th century AD. Each of the four chapters addresses a different period (Subminoan to Late Orientalising, Late Archaic and Classical, Hellenistic and Roman), outlining both finewares and coarsewares, with emphasis on local wares and some imports. The authors cover open and closed vessels, storage, eating and drinking vessels, decoration, fabric and techniques, including details on particular examples and their provenance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780904887389
Publisher:
British School at Athens
Publication date:
12/28/2001
Series:
Bsa Studies Series
Pages:
178
Product dimensions:
8.52(w) x 11.80(h) x 0.74(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures9
List of plates11
Abbreviations14
Acknowledgements17
Editors' preface19
1The Early Greek period: Subminoan to Late Orientalizing21
2The Late Archaic and Classical periods77
3The Hellenistic period91
4The Roman period137
Index169
Plates179

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