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Author Watrous, Livingston Vance, 1943- author.

Title The Galatas survey : socio-economic and political development of a contested territory in central Crete during the Neolithic to Ottoman periods / by L. Vance Watrous, D. Matthew Buell, Eleni Kokinou, Pantelis Soupios, Apostolos Sarris, Sabine Beckmann, Georgos Rethemiotakis, Lee Ann Turner, Scott Gallimore, and Mark D. Hammond ; with contributions by Kapua Iao, Amy Heimroth, and Brice Erickson
Published Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : INSTAP Academic Press, 2017
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Description 1 online resource
Series Prehistory monographs ; 55
Contents Chronology -- Part I. The Galatas Project and its natural environment -- Field survey / by L. Vance Watrous -- Survey area / by L. Vance Watrous -- Geological implications of the broader Galatas region / by Eleni Kokinou, Pantelis Soupios, and Apostolos Sarris -- Pre-industrial life in the Galatas area / by Sabine Beckmann -- Part II. Prehistoric settlement and society -- The first settlers / by D. Matthew Buell -- Prepalatial growth in social complexity / by D. Matthew Buell -- Emergence of a stratified society / by L. Vance Watrous -- The excavation of the Minoan palace and town of Galatas / by Georgos Rethemiotakis -- Building a Minoan state at neopalatial Galatas / by D. Matthew Buell -- Collapse and retraction / by D. Matthew Buell and Lee Ann Turner -- Part III. Historical settlement and society -- Population reduction and a polis / by Lee Ann Turner -- Population retraction during the Hellenistic period / by Scott Gallimore -- Abandonment and assimilation in the Roman period / by Scott Gallimore -- An imperial territory / by Mark D. Hammond -- Part IV. Conclusion -- Final perspectives / by L. Vance Watrous -- Part V. Appendices -- Appendix A: Register of sites / by Kapua Iao -- Appendix B: Prehistoric pottery / by L. Vance Watrous and Amy Heimroth -- Appendix C: Ground and chipped stone artifacts / by D. Matthew Buell -- Appendix D: A Neolithic pendant / by Sabine Beckmann -- Appendix E: A neopalatial sealing / by Sabine Beckmann -- Appendix F: Protogeometric to Hellenistic pottery / by Brice Erickson -- Appendix G: Early to late Roman pottery / by Scott Gallimore -- Appendix H: Byzantine to Ottoman pottery / by Mark D. Hammond -- Appendix I: A new history of pottery production in Thrapsano / by Mark D. Hammond
Summary "Explores the American archaeological survey (2005-2007) around Galatas in central Crete, Greece. Traces the socioeconomic and political development of the area and its relations with other parts of Crete during the Neolithic through Ottoman periods. Knossos/Herakleion and Kastelli/Lyttos brought Galatas under their control at various times in history"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Galatas Survey Project.
Archaeological surveying -- Greece -- Galatás Region (Crete)
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Greece -- Galatás Region (Crete)
Social archaeology -- Greece -- Galatás Region (Crete)
Archaeological surveying.
Excavations (Archaeology)
HISTORY / Ancient / General
Social archaeology.
Crete (Greece) -- Antiquities.
Galatás Region (Crete, Greece) -- Antiquities
Greece -- Crete.
Form Electronic book
Author Buell, D. Matthew, 1978- co-author.
Kokinou, Eleni, co-author.
LC no. 2017022336
ISBN 1623034175