The seascape in Aegean Prehistory


  • Giorgos Vavouranakis


Edited by Giorgos Vavouranakis



9 List of contributors

11 Preface
Giorgos Vavouranakis

13 Introduction
Giorgos Vavouranakis

31 The paradox of early voyaging in the Mediterranean and the slowness of the N eolithic transition
between Cyprus and Italy
Albert J. Ammerman

51 Fishing (in) Aegean seascapes: early Aegean fishermen and their world
Tatiana Theodoropoulou

71 Further thoughts on the International Spirit: maritime politics and consuming bodies in the early
Despina Catapoti

91 Funerary custom.s and martim_e activity in Early Bronze Crete
Giorgos Vavouranakis

119 Towards a conceptualisation of the sea: artefacts, iconography and n1.eaning
Ina Berg

139 Fish and ships: Neopalatial seascapes in context
Matthew Haysom

161 A view from the sea
John G. Younger

185 Politics of the sea in the Late Bronze Age II-III Aegean: iconographic preferences and textual
Vassilis P. Petrakis

235 Important Aegeans in Cyprus: a study on Aegean imports in Late Bronze Age non-mortuary
contexts in Cyprus
Sophia Antoniadou

251 Overseas rnigrations at the end of the Late Bronze Age in the Aegean and the eastern Mediterranean: some reflections
Anastasia Leriou

271 An epilogue: histories from the sea
Kostas Kotsakis

283 Index