P1080025 Excavation at Akrotiri. The albeit limited presence of Neolithic pottery at Akrotiri and in the prehistoric cemetery in the quarry near Fira, bears witness to...
Excavation at Akrotiri. The albeit limited presence of Neolithic pottery at Akrotiri and in the prehistoric cemetery in the quarry near Fira, bears witness to…
IMG_8198 Photograph of the excavation.
Photograph of the excavation.
IMG_7672 Marble figurine, early Cycladic III period (2800-2700 BC). Plastiras type.
Marble figurine, early Cycladic III period (2800-2700 BC). Plastiras type.
IMG_7674 Marble figurine, early Cycladic III period (2800-2700 BC). Pre-canonical type.
Marble figurine, early Cycladic III period (2800-2700 BC). Pre-canonical type.
IMG_7678 Vases ot NE Aegean provenance, with their characteristic black or brown burnished surface, constitute a special class of pottery, known in the Cyclades as the...
Vases ot NE Aegean provenance, with their characteristic black or brown burnished surface, constitute a special class of pottery, known in the Cyclades as the…
IMG_7680 Early Middle Cycladic period (20-19th century BC), found in a cemetery. The overwhelming majority (about 85%) of the clay vessels at Akrotiri were produced...
Early Middle Cycladic period (20-19th century BC), found in a cemetery. The overwhelming majority (about 85%) of the clay vessels at Akrotiri were produced…
IMG_7683 Early Late Cycladic I period (17th century BC). The ceramic art of Thera, both vase-making and vase-painting, was inventive and creative. Its development is...
Early Late Cycladic I period (17th century BC). The ceramic art of Thera, both vase-making and vase-painting, was inventive and creative. Its development is…
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IMG_7686 Pair of firedogs with zoomorphic finials, mature Late Cycladic I period (17th century BC). It is estimated that barely 3% of the prehistoric city has been...
Pair of firedogs with zoomorphic finials, mature Late Cycladic I period (17th century BC). It is estimated that barely 3% of the prehistoric city has been…
IMG_7689 Lead balance weights, mature Late Cycladic I period (17th century BC). The unit of length or area that was probably used ln the prehistoric city at Akrotiri has...
Lead balance weights, mature Late Cycladic I period (17th century BC). The unit of length or area that was probably used ln the prehistoric city at Akrotiri has…
IMG_7691 Clay tablets with Lonear A script, mature Late Cycladic I period (17th century BC). The potters’ marks signs incised on vases as a kind of signature appeared in...
Clay tablets with Lonear A script, mature Late Cycladic I period (17th century BC). The potters’ marks signs incised on vases as a kind of signature appeared in…
IMG_7693 Pithoi with motifs "labeling" their contents, mature Late Cycladic I period (17th century BC). The standardization ot shapes and decoration on clay vessels...
Pithoi with motifs "labeling" their contents, mature Late Cycladic I period (17th century BC). The standardization ot shapes and decoration on clay vessels…
IMG_7695 Bridge-spouted jars with standardized decoration, mature Late Cycladic I period (17th century BC).
Bridge-spouted jars with standardized decoration, mature Late Cycladic I period (17th century BC).
IMG_7712 Conical rhyton (funnel), mature Late Cycladic I period (17th century BC).
Conical rhyton (funnel), mature Late Cycladic I period (17th century BC).
IMG_7714 Ritual vessel, mature Late Cycladic I period (17th century BC).
Ritual vessel, mature Late Cycladic I period (17th century BC).
IMG_7717 Kimbe with dolphins and ibexes, mature Late Cycladic I period (17th century BC).
Kimbe with dolphins and ibexes, mature Late Cycladic I period (17th century BC).
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