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Author Peltenburg, Edgar
Title Figurine Makers of Prehistoric Cyprus : Settlement and Cemeteries at Souskiou
Imprint Havertown : Oxbow Books, Limited, 2019
©2019
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Note Cover -- Book Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- List of Plates -- Abbreviations and special terms -- Acknowledgments -- 1 Introduction (Edgar Peltenburg) -- 1.1 Background to current research -- 1.2 The site of Souskiou -- 1.3 Research framework: variability among small scale societies -- Part I Chronology and environment -- 2 Chronology (Charalambos Paraskeva) -- 2.1 Relative chronology -- 2.2 Absolute chronology -- 2.3 From absolute to relative and back again: the chronology of Souskiou Laona -- 3 The setting (Katleen Deckers and David Sewell) -- 3.1General remarks (D. S.) -- 3.2 Vegetation and wood use (K. D.) -- 4 Quaternary landscape evolution in the vicinity of Souskiou (John E. Dixon and Tim C. Kinnaird) -- 4.1Introduction -- 4.2 Geomorphological setting -- 4.3 Geological setting -- 4.4 Landscape evolution -- 4.5 Conclusions -- Part II Settlement: built and open environment -- 5 Site survey and surface collection (Andrew McCarthy) -- 5.1Introduction -- 5.2 Summary of transect finds -- 5.3 Conclusions -- 6 Chalcolithic settlement on the Laona ridge (Edgar Peltenburg) -- 6.1Introduction -- 6.2 Structural components -- 6.3 Buildings, walls and other features from the settlement -- 6.4 Intra-settlement burials and human bone -- 7 Geoarchaeological analyses of domestic space and building technologies (Matthew Dalton) -- 7.1Introduction -- 7.2 Micromorphological methodology -- 7.3 Summary of micromorphological results -- 7.4 Summary of spatial microartefactual and geochemical analyses -- 7.5 Conclusion -- Part III Mortuary contexts -- 8 The cemetery (Lindy Crewe) -- 8.1Introduction -- 8.2 Aims and methodologies -- 8.3 Terminology and definitions -- 8.4 Catalogue of tombs and related features in Operation C -- 8.5 Additional Period I or I/II features in Operation C
8.6 Discussion of mortuary and other features -- 9 Human remains (Kirsi O. Lorentz) -- 9.1Introduction -- 9.2 Materials and methods -- 9.3 Analytical results -- 9.4 Discussion -- 9.5 Conclusion -- Part IV Integrated studies -- 10 Chalcolithic pottery (Diane Bolger) -- 10.1Introduction -- 10.2 Ceramic typology -- 10.3 Decorative and technological features -- 10.4 Fabric composition -- 10.5 Pottery from the transect survey -- 10.6 Pottery vessels and miscellaneous objects from the Souskiou settlement -- 10.7 Pottery vessels and sherdage from the cemetery -- 10.8 The stylistic development of Red-on-White pottery -- 10.9 Comparison of the Laona and Vathyrkakas assemblages -- 10.10 Ceramics and social identity at Souskiou -- Plate section -- 11 Figurines and figurative pendants (Elizabeth Goring) -- 11.1Terminology -- 11.2 Typology -- 11.3 Corpus -- 11.4 Picrolite and figurative objects -- 11.5 Figurines -- 11.6 Figurative pendants -- 11.7 Fragmentary figurative objects -- 11.8 Roughouts and pre-forms -- 11.9 Pottery and fired clay fragments -- 11.10 Stone other than picrolite -- 11.11 Shell -- 11.12 Pig's tusk (and possibly bone) -- 11.13 Discussion -- 12 Other body ornaments and objects (Edgar Peltenburg) -- 12.1Introduction -- 12.2 Beads -- 12.3 Pendants -- 12.4 Materials -- 12.5 Production on site -- 13 Picrolite: procurement, manufacture and use (Edgar Peltenburg) -- 13.1Introduction 233 -- 13.2 The outputs -- 13.3 Manufacture -- 14 The ground stone industry (John E. Dixon, Romesh Palakumbura and Edgar Peltenburg) -- 14.1Lithology and provenance (J. D. and R. P.) -- 14.2 Ground stone typology (E. P.) -- 14.3 Caches and other objects (E. P.) -- 15 The chipped stone industry (Carole McCartney) -- 15.1Introduction -- 15.2 The assemblage -- 15.3 Core technology -- 15.4 The tools -- 15.5 Working picrolite with chipped stone techniques and tools
15.6 Production loci -- 16 Chemical analyses of copper objects and faience beads using portable X-Ray Fluorescence (Vasiliki Kassianidou and Andreas Charalambos) -- 16.1Introduction (V. K.) -- 16.2 Chalcolithic metal artefacts from Cyprus (V. K.) -- 16.3 Chalcolithic faience objects from Cyprus (V. K.) -- 16.4 A new analytical study (A. C. and V. K.) -- 17 Animal remains and the bone and antler industry (Paul Croft) -- 17.1Animal remains -- 17.2 The bone and antler industry -- 18 The plant remains (Leilani Lucas) -- 18.1Introduction -- 18.2 Methodology and presentation of data -- 18.3 Contexts of the samples -- 18.4 Analytical results -- 18.5 The plant remains in a wider context -- 19 Mollusca (Janet Ridout-Sharpe) -- 19.1Introduction -- 19.2 Mollusca from the settlement -- 19.3 Mollusca from the cemetery -- 19.4 Mollusca from Souskiou Laona in a wider context -- 20 Periods III-VI (Peter Cosyns, Agata Dobosz, Lisa Graham and Edgar Peltenburg) -- 20.1Periods III-VI at Souskiou (E. P.) -- 20.2 Early and Middle Bronze Age pottery from Period III (L. G.) -- 20.3 Pottery of Periods V-VI (A. D.) -- 20.4 The glass (P. C.) -- 21 Ritual, identity and community at Souskiou: traditions and transformations (Diane Bolger, Lindy Crewe and Edgar Peltenburg) -- 21.1Introduction -- 21.2 Re-assessing the Souskiou cemeteries -- 21.3 The Laona settlement and the ritual economy of Souskiou -- 21.4 The emergence of social inequality at Souskiou -- 21.5 The decline of the cruciform and the transformation of social identity -- List of References -- Appendices -- Appendix A: Catalogue of registered objects (full version on ADS) -- Appendix B: Objects from buildings, features and trenches -- Back Cover
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Peltenburg, Edgar Figurine Makers of Prehistoric Cyprus Havertown : Oxbow Books, Limited,c2019 9781789250190
Subject Electronic books
Alt Author Bolger, Diane
Crewe, Lindy
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