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The Settlement at Dhaskalio
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The Settlement at Dhaskalio (Hardback)

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The Settlement at Dhaskalio is the first volume in the series The Sanctuary on Keros: Excavations at Dhaskalio and Dhaskalio Kavos, 2006-2008, edited by Colin Renfrew, Olga Philaniotou, Neil Brodie, Giorgos Gavalas and Michael Boyd. Here the findings are presented from the well-stratified settlement of Dhaskalio, today an islet near the Cycladic island of Keros, Greece. A series of radiocarbon dates situates the duration of the settlement from around 2750 to 2300 BC. The volume begins with a discussion of the geological setting of Keros and of sea-level change, concluding that Dhaskalio was in the third millennium BC linked to Keros by a narrow causeway. The excavation and finds (excluding the pottery, discussed in later volumes) are fully documented, with consideration of stratigraphy, geomorphology, organic remains, and the evidence for metallurgy. It is concluded that there was a small permanent population of around 20, increased periodically by up to 400 visitors who would have participated in the rituals of deposition occurring at the Sanctuary at Kavos, situated opposite, on Keros itself, for which the detailed evidence (including abundant fragmented pottery, marble vessels and sculptures) will be presented in Volumes II and III.

History & PoliticsArchaeologyArchaeology by period / regionPrehistoric archaeology Publisher: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research Publication Date: 21/10/2013 ISBN-13: 9781902937649  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Colin Renfrew (Lord Renfrew of Kaimsthorn, born 25th July 1937) was formerly Disney Professor of Archaeology and Director of the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research in the University of Cambridge, and Master of Jesus College Cambridge from 1986 to 1997. He has excavated at a number of sites in prehistoric Greece and in the Orkney Islands, and is the author of many publications, including Prehistory: the making of the human mind. He is Fellow of the British Academy, Foreign Associate of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, and was the recipient of the Balzan Prize in 2004. Neil Brodie has held positions at the British School at Athens, the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research at the University of Cambridge, Stanford University's Archaeology Center, and the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research at the University of Glasgow. He has worked on archaeological projects in the United Kingdom, Greece and Jordan, and continues to work in Greece. Giorgos Gavalas (born 30 September 1968) is an independent scholar (PhD in Archaeology, University of Ioannina, Greece). Fellow of the Archaeological Society of Athens and currently Secretary of the Cycladic Studies Society. Formerly archaeologist with the Hellenic Ministry of Culture (Athens 2014-2015, central departments 2006-2009, Amorgos and Rhodes 1992-2005) and former research associate at the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research (2001-2006). His main research interests lie in the archaeology of the Cyclades, both prehistoric and classical, and he is a specialist in textile tools and stone vessels. Michael Boyd (born 8th January 1970) is a Senior Research Associate at the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research at the University of Cambridge. His main research interests lie in the archaeology of death and in the prehistoric Aegean, where he has worked in the Peloponnese and Cyclades. He is co-director of current excavations on Keros and co-editor of the Keros publications series. He has published a book on Mycenaean funerary practices, and is co-editing a volume on funerary archaeology, Staging Death, and another on the origins of play and ritual. He has worked widely in Greece and Bulgaria.

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