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Ayia Sotira:
A Mycenaean Chamber Tomb Cemetery in the Nemea Valley, Greece


By R. Angus K. Smith, Mary K. Dabney, Evangelia Pappi,
Sevasti Triantaphyllou, and James C. Wright
Contributions by Panagiotis Karkanas, Georgia Kotzamani, Alexandra Livarda, Camilla MacKay, Maria Ntinou, Maria Roumpou, Alan M. Stahl, and Georgia Tsartsidou

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This volume is the final publication of the results of excavation of six Mycenaean chamber tombs in the Late Bronze Age cemetery of Ayia Sotira within the Nemea Valley of the Argolid region of Greece.The work presented includes artifactual and ecofactual remains such as pottery, jewelry, figurines, metal objects, human skeletons, and botanical remains. The book is richly illustrated with maps, plans, drawings, photos, and tables of data.

Contents: Chapter 1. Introduction; Chapter 2. Tomb 1, Evangelia Pappi and Sevasti Triantaphyllou; Chapter 3. Tombs 2–6, Mary K. Dabney, Panagiotis Karkanas, R. Angus K. Smith, Sevasti Triantaphyllou, and James C. Wright; Chapter 4. Geoarchaeological Study, Panagiotis Karkanas; Chapter 5. Human Remains, Sevasti Triantaphyllou; Chapter 6. Archaeobotanical Remains, Georgia Kotzamani and Alexandra Livarda; Chapter 7. Wood Charcoal Macroremains, Maria Ntinou; Chapter 8. Phytolith Analysis, Georgia Tsartsidou; Chapter 9. Organic Residue Analysis, Maria Roumpou; Chapter 10. Conclusions; Appendix. Medieval Pottery and Coins, Camilla MacKay and Alan M. Stahl; References; Index; Tables; and Plates.

Hardback: 364 pp., 62 tables, 54 pls.
(Prehistory Monographs 56, INSTAP Academic Press, 2017)

ISBN 978-1-931534-90-1

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