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Great moments in Greek archaeology / academic coordinator, Panos Valavanis ; translated by David Hardy ; foreword by Angelos Delivorrias ; essays by George F. Bass ... [et al.]

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Valavanēs, Panos  Search this
Delēvorrias, Angelos  Search this
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379 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 33 cm
"First published in Greek and English by Kapon Editions"--P. [4].
The stages of Greek archaeology / Vasileios Petrakos -- [pt. I.]. Great moments in Greek archaeology. The vicissitudes of the Athenian Acropolis in the 19th century. From castle to monument / Fani Malouchou-Tufano -- Kerameikos I. The discovery of the ancient cemetery / Jutta Stroszeck -- Kerameikos II. The Archaic sculptures of the Sacred Gate, Spring 2002 / Wolf-Dietrich Niemeier -- Delos. The excavation of the sacred island of Apollo / Dominique Mulliez -- Olympia. Excavations and discoveries at the great sanctuary / Helmut Kyrieleis -- Schliemann and Homer's "Mycenae rich in gold" / Spyros Iakovides -- Delphi. The excavation of the great oracular centre / Dominique Mulliez -- Knossos. The discovery of the Minoan palace / Colin F. Macdonald -- Sesklo and Dimini. The prehistoric citadels / George Ch. Chourmouziades -- Poliochni on Lemnos. The earliest city in Europe / Alberto G. Benvenuti -- The Athenian Agora. Encounter with the first democracy / Panos Valavanis -- The "royal" tombs at Salamis in Cyprus / Vassos Karageorghis -- Akrotiri on Thera. The excavation of a buried city / Christos Doumas -- Vergina. On the tracks of the Macedonian kings / Stella Drougou -- Dispilio near Kastoria. The prehistoric lake settlement / George Ch. Chourmouziades, Marina Sophronidou -- [pt. II.]. Great moments in marine archaeology. The ancient ship of Kyrenia, beneath Cyprus seas / Susan Womer Katzev -- The Kyrenia II. An attempt in experimental archaeology / Harry E. Tzalas -- Uluburun. A Bronze Age shipwreck / George F. Bass -- [pt. III]. Masterpieces of Greek sculptures see the light of day. The Aphrodite of Melos / Aliki Samara-Kauffmann -- The victory of Samothrace / Aliki Samara-Kauffmann -- The Piraeus bronze statues / Georgios Steinhauer -- Memories of Phrasikleia / Evangelos Ch. Kakavoyiannis -- The large kouros of Samos / Helmut Kyrieleis -- Bronze statues from the depths of the sea / Harry E. Tzalas
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