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Mycenaean feasting on Tsoungiza at Ancient Nemea

Mycenaean feasting on Tsoungiza at Ancient Nemea Mary K. Dabney ABSTRACT This paper presents a ceremonial feasting deposit from Late Helladic IIIA2 Tsoungiza. The dominance of head and foot bones from at least six cattle suggests on-site butchery, with the possibility that the meat was distributed for consumption elsewhere. The pottery fulfills most of the […]

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The oldest original synagogue building in the Diaspora: the Delos synagogue reconsidered

The oldest original synagogue building in the Diaspora: the Delos synagogue reconsidered Monika Trumper ABSTRACT The original function of the synagogue on Delos has long been contested, and can be determined only through analysis of the architectural history of the building. In this article, the author reconsiders the history of the building’s construction on the […]

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administration and settlement in Venetian Navarino

Pylos Regional Archaeological Project, Part VI: administration and settlement in Venetian Navarino Siriol Davis ABSTRACT Documentary sources dating from the Venetian occupation of the Peloponnese (1688-1715) confirm a pattern, established by the late 17th century, of Ottoman estates dominating the lowland plain while the majority of Greeks lived in inland villages. The Venetians encouraged migration […]

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Corinth: late Roman horizons

Corinth: late Roman horizons Kathleen Warner Slane ABSTRACT This article reviews the investigation of Late Roman Corinth, including the recent excavations in the Panayia field. A series of four assemblages that range in date from the fifth through the seventh century, presenting approximately 50 similar objects from each and establishing relative sequences for some hitherto […]