Pots, Workshops and early Iron Age

Function and Role of Ceramics in Early Greece

Editeur(s) : Vlachou Vicky

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This volume brings together a number of papers that were presented at the international symposium on Pots, Workshops and Early Iron Age Society. Function and Role of Ceramics in Early Greece organised by the University of Athens (UoA) and the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB), and held at the Université libre de Bruxelles in November 2013. The papers are divided in fiveparts, following the themes of the conference: production and workshops, context and function,pottery and rituals, mobility and interaction, iconography and early society. Emphasis is placed onancient ceramics as valuable testimonies to human expressions, reflecting the needs, aspirations and ideas of the societies that produced and used them.

    Collection : Études d’archéologie (CReA-Patrimoine)

  • Année de publication 2015
  • ISBN 978-9-46136-050-2
  • Support Livre broché
  • Format 21 x 29,7
  • Numéro dans la collection 8
  • Nombre de pages 292


Athena Tsingarida, “Foreword”


Nota Kourou and Vicky Vlachou, “Introduction. Production and Function of Ceramics in Early Greece”

I. Production and Workshops

Susan Langdon, “Geometric Pottery for Beginners: Children and Production in Early Greece”

Anne Coulié, “L’atelier du Dipylon : style, typologie et chronologie relative”

Vicky Vlachou, “From Pots to Workshops: The Hirschfeld Painter and the Late Geometric I Context of the Attic Pottery Production”

Jean-Sébastien Gros, “Defining a Workshop for the Production of Domestic Pottery: the Case of Xobourgo on Tenos”

II. Context and Function

Nota Kourou, “Early Iron Age Mortuary Contexts in the Cyclades. Pots, Function and Symbolism”

James Whitley, “Agency, Personhood and the Belly-Handled Amphora: Exchange and Society in the Ninth Century Aegean”

Samuel Verdan, “Images, supports et contextes: sur quelques « amphores funéraires » érétriennes”

III. Pottery and Rituals

Alexandra Alexandridou, Domestic Ware, Ritual Utensils or Funerary Vases? Functions of the Late Geometric Pottery from the “Sacred House” of the Academy in Athens”

Lydia Palaiokrassa-Kopitsa and Evangelos Vivliodetis, “The Sanctuaries of Artemis Mounichia and Zeus Parnessios. Their Relation to the Religious and Social Life in the Athenian City-State until the End of the 7th Century B.C.”

Evangelia Simantoni-Bournia, “More Cups for “Dionysos”: A Selection of Geometric Drinking Vases from the Sanctuary of Hyria on Naxos”

IV. Mobility and Interaction

John K. Papadopoulos, Owls to Athens: Imported Pottery in Early Iron Age Athens”

Stavros A. Paspalas, “Imported Complexities among the Painted Fine Wares at Zagora, Andros”

Bruno d’Agostino, “Pottery and Cultural Interaction in EIA Tyrrhenian Settlements”

Maria Costanza Lentini, “Some Late Geometric and Early Orientalising Tableware from Sicilian Naxos”

V. Iconography and Early Society

Dyfri Williams, “Ship, Horse, Battle: Some Attic Geometric Fragments from the Sanctuary of Aphaia, Aigina

and Attic Geometric Gold Jewellery”

Anastasia Gadolou, “Narrative Art and Ritual in the Sanctuary of Poseidon Heliconius in Ancient Helike, Achaea”

Manolis Mikrakis, “Pots, Early Iron Age Athenian Society and the Near East: The Evidence of the Rattle Group”