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Mochlos IC: Period III. Neopalatial Settlement on the Coast: The Artisans’ Quarter and the Farmhouse at Chalinomouri. The Small Finds


By Jeffrey Soles, Costis Davaras, Joanna Bending, Tristan Carter, Despina Kondopoulou, Dimitra Mylona, Maria Ntinou, Ann M. Nicgorski, David S. Reese, Anaya Sarpaki, Werner H. Schoch, Mary Ellen Soles, Vassilis Spatharas, Zophia A. Stos-Gale, Donald H. Tarling, and Christopher Witmore

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Mochlos is a Minoan town set on a fine harbor at the eastern side of the Gulf of Mirabello, in northeast Crete. It was first inhabited during the Neolithic period, and it had an important Minoan settlement during most of the Bronze Age. Mochlos I, to be published in three volumes, presents the results of the excavations in the Neopalatial levels of the Artisans’ Quarter and the farmhouse at Chalinomouri. The Artisans’ Quarter consisted of a series of workshops with evidence for pottery manufacture, metalworking, and weaving. Chalinomouri, a semi-independent farmhouse with strong connections to the nearby island settlement at Mochlos, was engaged in craftwork and food processing as well as agriculture. This volume, Mochlos IC, presents the small finds from the site.

Contents: Introduction (Jeffrey S. Soles and Costis Davaras); 1. The Mochlos Ship Cup (Costis Davaras); 2. Ceramic, Stone, Bone, and Shell Objects (Jeffrey S. Soles, Ann M. Nicgorski, Mary Ellen Soles, Tristan Carter, and David S. Reese); 3. The Metal Finds and Their Geological Sources (Jeffrey S. Soles and Zophia A. Stos-Gale); 4. The Stone Implements (Tristan Carter); 5. Minerals and Rocks (Tristan Carter and Christopher Witmore); 6. Fauna and Flora (David S. Reese, Dimitra Mylona, Joanna Bending, Anaya Sarpaki, Werner H. Schoch, and Maria Ntinou); 7. Conclusions (Jeffrey S. Soles); Appendix A. Radiocarbon Results (Jeffrey S. Soles); Appendix B. An Archaeomagnetic Study of the LM IB Kilns (Donald H. Tarling, Despina Kondopoulou, and Vassilis Spatharas).

Hardback: 342 pp., 44 tbs, 46 b/w figs, 1 col & 29 b/w pls.
(Prehistory Monographs 9, INSTAP Academic Press, 2004)

ISBN-10: 1-931534-08-X
ISBN-13: 978-1-931534-08-6

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