Architecture: 1. "Minoan Archaeology and the Quest for the Primitive Hut" by John C. McEnroe; 2. "The Roofing of Early Minoan Round Tombs: The Evidence of Lebena Tomb II (Gerokampos) and of Cretan Mitata" by Peter Warren; 3. "Minoan and Mycenaean Stone Revetment" by Michael C. Nelson; 4. "New Data on the Western Facade of the Phaistian Palace" by Vincenzo La Rosa; 5. "The Cosmopolitan Harbor Town of Ugarit and the 'Aegean' Aspects of Its Architecture" by Clairy Palyvou; 6. "The Central Court of the Palace of Petras" by Metaxia Tsipopoulou; 7. "Building Megara for Dummies: The Conception and Construction of Architectural Forms at Late Minoan IIIC Chalasmenos (Monasteraki, Ierapetra, Crete)" by David Rupp; 8. "A Chorotaxia at the Late Minoan III Cemetery of Armenoi" by Yannis Tzedakis and Holley Martlew; 9. "Richard Seager in 1902-1903" by D.J. Ian Begg. Harbors: 10. "Akrotiri, Thera: Some Additional Notes on its Plan and Architecture" by Christos G. Doumas; 11. "A New Exploration of Priniatikos Pyrgos, Primary Harbor Settlement and Emporium of the Vrokastro Survey Region" by Barbara J. Hayden, Yannis Bassiakos, Thanasis Kalpaxis, Apostolos Sarris, and Metaxia Tsipopoulou; 12. "Harbors and Social Change in Ancient Crete" by L. Vance Watrous; 13. "The Harbors of Ancient Lesbos" by E. Hector Williams. Frescoes: 14. "Paintings, Harbors, and Intercultural Relations" by Lyvia Morgan; 15. "Disiecta Membra: The Wall Paintings from the 'Porter's Lodge' at Akrotiri" by Andreas Vlachopoulos; 16. "A Man's World? Gender and Male Coalitions in the West House Miniature Frescoes" by Anne P. Chapin; 17. "Brush Work" by Ellen Davis; 18. "A Reconsideration of the Kneeling Figure Fresco from Hagia Triada" by Bernice Jones; 19. "Throne Room Griffins from Pylos and Knossos" by Elizabeth Shank. Trade: 20. "Hippopotamus Ivory in EM-MM Lasithi and the Implications for Eastern Mediterranean Trade: New Evidence from Hagios Charalambos" by Susan C. Ferrence; 21. "The Harbor of Kommos and Its East Mediterranean Connections in the Protopalatial Period" by Aleydis Van de Moortel; 22. "An Orientalizing Type of Minoan Rhyton from House X at Kommos" by Jeremy B. Rutter; 23. "Marketing Mycenaean Pottery in the Levant" by Mary Dabney; 24. "What Aegean 'Simple Style' Pottery Reveals about Interconnections in the 13th Century B.C.E. Eastern Mediterranean" by Robert B. Koehl and Joseph Yellin. Administration and Regionalism: 25. "Lasithi and the Malia-Lasithi State" by Philip P. Betancourt; 26. "Minoanization at Miletus: The Middle Bronze Age Ceramics" by Amy Raymond; 27. "Neopalatial Knossos: Rule and Role" by Malcolm H. Wiener; 28. "Evidence for Ceramic Regionalism in Early Final Palatial Crete: New Perspectives" by Jan Arvanitakis; 29. "Saevus Tridens" by Jeffrey Soles. Culture and Religion: 30. "Color and Brilliance: Obsidian, Chert, and Quartz in Sphakia, Crete" by Lucia Nixon; 31. "Modeling Domesticity" by James C. Wright; 32. "The Lily Crown and Sacred Kingship in Minoan Crete" by Nanno Marinatos; 33. "The Neopalatial Chalice: Forms and Function in the Cave of Skoteino" by Loeta Tyree, Athanasia Kanta, and Dimitris Sphakianakis; 34. "A Unique Cult Scene" by Birgita Hallager; 35. "Faunal Remains from the Sacred Spring (Corinth)" by David S. Reese.
Philip P Betancourt is Laura H Carnell Professor of Art History and Archaeology in the Department of Art History, Temple University, Philadelphia. Michael C Nelson is based at the Classics Department, Macalester College, St. Paul. E Hector Williams is a Professor in the Department of Classical, Near Eastern, and Religious Studies, University of British Columbia, Vancouver.
'This volume, comprising 36 papers by colleagues, friends, and students, honors [Joseph and Maria Shaws] outstanding contribution to Aegean prehistory. [...] Papers in the frescoes section are beautifully illustrated by color plates at the end of the volume.' -- AJA Online Book Reviews AJA Online Book Reviews