This book is the third volume in the final report of the cleaning and excavations at the Late Minoan IIIC settlement of Vronda—located near Kavousi in eastern Crete—that were conducted between 1983 and 1992. Detailed analyses of the architecture, pottery, other finds (including figurines and stone tools), and botanical and faunal remains are presented in this volume, along with a complete history of the site and an attempt to reconstruct the social, political, and religious organization of the settlement.
Contents: 1. The Architecture of Vronda, 2. The Pottery, 3. The Terracotta Figurines, 4. The Ground and Chipped Stone Implements from the Settlement, 5. Small Finds of Various Categories, 6. The Faunal Remains, 7. The Palaeoethnobotany of Vronda, 8. History of Vronda and Society of the LM IIIC Settlement, Appendix A. Building a Traditional Oven at Vronda, Appendix B. Radiocarbon Dates from Vronda, Appendix C. Estimates of Vessel Capacities of LM IIIC Pottery from Vronda, Appendix D. Concordance of Vronda Inventory Numbers with Catalog Numbers, References, Index, Tables, Charts, Figures, and Plates.
Hardback: 510 pp., 93 tables, 5 B/W charts, 83 B/W figs, 58 B/W pls.
(Prehistory Monographs 52, INSTAP Academic Press, 2016)