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Community Building/Building Community at Gournia

D. Matthew Buell and John C. McEnroe

in Minoan Architecture and Urbanism: New Perspectives on an Ancient Built Environment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198793625
eISBN:
9780191917127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793625.003.0016
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

For more than a century Gournia has been one of the key sites for understanding Minoan urbanism. Excavations by Harriet Boyd Hawes (1901–4), Jeffrey Soles and Costis Davaras (1971, 1972, and ... More


Architectural Energetics and Late Bronze Age Cretan Architecture: Measuring the Scale of Minoan Building Projects

Maud Devolder

in Minoan Architecture and Urbanism: New Perspectives on an Ancient Built Environment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198793625
eISBN:
9780191917127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793625.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

It may appear to be asking too much of archaeological evidence to attempt an assessment of the scale of Minoan building projects, their impact on communities, or the role of the labour-time needed ... More


The Middle Minoan Slipway for Ships at the Kommos Harbour, and Harbour Development in Prehistoric Crete

Joseph W. Shaw

in Minoan Architecture and Urbanism: New Perspectives on an Ancient Built Environment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198793625
eISBN:
9780191917127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793625.003.0017
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

Revealed at Kommos in 1985, in Southern Crete, was a long, narrow strip of slab paving, dating to a Middle Minoan (henceforth MM) period. It is laid out east–west, and was found below the central ... More


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