The Pseira Cemetery II: Excavation of the Tombs (Pseira VII) (Prehistory Monographs, Volume 6)

Richard B. Seager excavated the Minoan cemetery at Pseira in 1907, however the paintings was once by no means released. The Temple college excavations (1985–1994) below the path of Philip P. Betancourt and Costis Davaras performed a radical floor survey of the cemetery region, wiped clean and drew plans of all obvious tombs, and excavated tombs that had no longer been formerly excavated. the result of the cemetery excavations at the small island off the northeast coast of Crete are released in volumes. Pseira VII offers the implications from the excavation and cleansing of the nineteen tombs that also exist on the Pseira cemetery. The cemetery is awesome for the range of its tomb kinds. Burials have been in cist graves equipped of vertical slabs (a type with Cycladic parallels), in small tombs built of fieldstones, in apartment tombs, and in jars. Burials have been communal, as is common in Minoan cemeteries. Artifacts integrated clay vases, stone vessels, obsidian, bronze instruments, jewellery, and different items.

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117 half II. INTERPRETATION AND CONCLUSIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121 21. Interpretation and Conclusions, Philip P. Betancourt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123 APPENDICES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141 A. Concordance of Excavation Numbers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141 B. destinations of Tombs: Concordance by means of Excavated devices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149 C. The Human Skeletal continues to be, Robert Arnott . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153 REFERENCES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . a hundred sixty five INDEX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 171 FIGURES PLATES List of Illustrations within the textual content representation 1. Cross-section of Tomb 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 representation 2. Cross-section of Tomb 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 representation three. Tomb 2, decrease stratum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 representation four. Tomb 2, top stratum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 representation five. Tomb 10, point with human bones and vases . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . eighty four List of Figures determine 1. Map of Pseira Island exhibiting old and glossy websites pointed out by way of the Pseira Survey. determine 2. Topographic plan of the Pseira cemetery. determine three. Plan and part, Tomb 1. determine four. Plan and sections, Tomb 2. determine five. Plan and sections, Tomb three. determine 6. Plan and part, Tomb four and terrace in entrance of Tomb four. determine 7. Plan and part, Tomb five. determine eight. Plan and part, Tomb 6. determine nine. Plan and part, Tomb 7. determine 10. Plan and part, Tomb eight. determine eleven. Plan and part, Tomb nine. determine 12. Plan and part, Tomb 10. determine thirteen. Plans and sections, Tombs eleven and thirteen. determine 14. Plan and part, Tomb 12. determine 15. Plan and part, Tomb 14. determine sixteen. Plan and part, Tomb 15. determine 17. Plan and part, Tomb sixteen. determine 18. Plan and part, Tomb 17. determine 19. Plan and part, Tomb 18. determine 20. Plan and part, Tomb 19. determine 21. Profile drawings of cataloged pottery and different artifacts, Tomb 1. determine 22. Profile drawings of cataloged pottery and different artifacts, Tomb 1. determine 23. Profile drawings of cataloged pottery, Tomb 1. determine 24. Profile drawings of cataloged pottery, Tomb 1. x PSEIRA VI determine 25. Profile drawings of cataloged pottery and different artifacts, Tomb 1. determine 26. Profile drawings of cataloged pottery and different artifacts, Tombs 1 and a pair of. determine 27. Profile drawings of cataloged pottery and different artifacts, Tomb 2. determine 28. Profile drawings of cataloged pottery and different artifacts, Tomb 2. determine 29. Profile drawings of cataloged pottery and different artifacts, Tombs 2 and three. determine 30. Profile drawings of cataloged pottery and different artifacts, Tombs three and four. determine 31. Profile drawings of cataloged pottery and different artifacts, Tomb four. determine 32. Profile drawings of cataloged pottery, Tomb four. determine 33. Profile drawings of cataloged pottery and different artifacts, Tomb four.

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