Pseira IV: Minoan Buildings in Areas B, C, D, and F

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Pub. Date: 1999-12-01
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Summary

Volume four in the series of final reports on the Bronze Age town of Pseira located on Pseira island just off the coast of Crete. This volume reports on the architectural remains and associated finds from Areas B, C, D and F, including pottery, stone tools, lithics, fauna and micro-fauna.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
xi
List of Figures
xiii
List of Plates
xv
Acknowledgements xvii
Introduction xix
PART I. AREA B
Building BA
3(8)
Introduction and History of the Excavations
3(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
The Architecture
3(5)
John C. McEnroe
The Stone Tools
8(1)
Heidi M. C. Dierckx
The Lithic Materials
8(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
Comments and Conclusions
9(2)
Philip P. Betancourt
Area BB
11(6)
Introduction and History of the Excavations
11(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
Eleni Armpis
Eleni Velona
The Architecture
12(1)
John C. McEnroe
The Pottery
12(2)
Cheryl R. Floyd
The Stone Tools
14(2)
Heidi M. C. Dierckx
The Faunal Remains
16(1)
David S. Reese
Comments and Conclusions
16(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
Building BC, The Building of the Pillar Partitions
17(28)
Introduction and History of the Excavations
17(3)
Philip P. Betancourt
Robert B. Koehl
The Architecture
20(9)
John C. McEnore
The Pottery
29(5)
Robert B. Koehl
The Stone Tools
34(1)
Heidi M. C. Dierckx
Other Cataloged Objects
35(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
The Faunal Remains
36(1)
David S. Reese
The Lithic Materials
37(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
Micromorphology Studies
37(2)
Paul Goldberg
Sediment Studies and Volcanic Ash and Pumice Studies
39(2)
Charles J.
Dorothy B. Vitaliano
Studies of the Sandstone
41(2)
Philip P. Betancourt
William R. Farrand
George H. Myer
Imported Limestone Used for Floor Slabs in Room BC 2
43(1)
George H. Myer
Comments and Conclusions
44(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
Building BD
45(2)
General Comments
45(2)
Philip P. Betancourt
Area BE
47(10)
Introduction and History of the Excavations
47(2)
Philip P. Betancourt
The Architecture
49(3)
John C. McEnroe
The Pottery
52(2)
Philip P. Betancourt
The Stone Tools
54(1)
Heidi M. C. Dierckx
Other Cataloged Objects
54(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
The Lithic Materials
54(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
Comments and Conclusions
55(2)
Philip P. Betancourt
Building BF
57(4)
Introduction and History of the Excavations
57(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
The Architecture
57(2)
John C. McEnroe
Comments and Conclusions
59(2)
Philip P. Betancourt
Building BG
61(8)
Introduction and History of the Excavations
61(2)
Philip P. Betancourt
The Architecture
63(1)
John C. McEnroe
The Pottery
64(1)
Robert B. Koehl
The Stone Weight
65(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
Heidi M. C. Dierckx
The Lithic Materials
65(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
Description and Characterization of the Emery
66(1)
George H. Myer
Philip P. Betancourt
Sediment Studies
67(1)
Charles J.
Dorothy B. Vitaliano
Comments and Conclusions
68(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
Area BH
69(16)
Introduction and History of the Excavations
69(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
Marianna Nikolaidou
The Architecture
70(8)
John C. McEnroe
The Pottery
78(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
The Stone Tools
79(1)
Heidi M. C. Dierckx
The Stone Lamp
80(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
The Funal Remains
80(1)
David S. Reese
The Lithic Materials
81(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
Comments and Conclusions
82(3)
Philip P. Betancourt
Building BI
85(4)
Introduction and History of the Excavations
85(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
The Architecture
85(3)
John C. McEnroe
The Stone Arrowhead
88(1)
Heidi M. C. Dierckx
Comments and Conclusions
88(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
Area BJ
89(6)
Introduction and History of the Excavations
89(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
George Mitrakis
The Architecture
90(2)
John C. McEnroe
The Pottery
92(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
Other Cataloged Objects
93(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
Comments and Conclusions
93(2)
Philip P. Betancourt
Building BK
95(2)
General Comments
95(2)
Philip P. Betancourt
Area BL
97(4)
Introduction
97(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
The Pottery
97(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
The Stone Tools
98(1)
Heidi M. C. Dierckx
Other Cataloged Objects
98(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
The Faunal Remains
99(1)
David S. Reese
Lithic Materials
99(1)
Comments and Conclusions
100(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
Building BN East
101(12)
Introduction and History of the Excavations
101(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
Cheryl R. Floyd
The Architecture
102(3)
John C. McEnroe
The Pottery
105(3)
Philip P. Betancourt
The Stone Tools
108(1)
Heidi M. C. Dierckx
The Stone Weight
109(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
Heidi M. C. Dierckx
The Clay Weight
109(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
The Faunal Remains
110(1)
David S. Reese
Comments and Conclusions
110(3)
Philip P. Betancourt
Area BN West
113(6)
Introduction and History of the Excavations
113(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
The Architecture
114(3)
John C. McEnroe
The Pottery
117(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
Comments and Conclusions
117(2)
Philip P. Betancourt
Building BO
119(8)
Introduction and History of the Excavations
119(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
The Architecture
120(4)
John C. McEnroe
The Pottery
124(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
The Stone Tools
125(1)
Heidi M. C. Dierckx
The Stone Weight
125(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
Heidi M. C. Dierckx
The Lithic Materials
126(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
Comments and Conclusions
126(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
Building BP
127(4)
Introduction and History of the Excavations
127(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
The Architecture
127(3)
John C. McEnroe
Comments and Conclusions
130(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
Building BQ
131(8)
Introduction and History of the Excavations
131(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
The Architecture
132(2)
John C. McEnroe
The Pottery
134(2)
Philip P. Betancourt
Eleni S. Banou
The Triton Shell
136(1)
David S. Reese
Comments and Conclusions
137(2)
Philip P. Betancourt
Area BR
139(34)
Introduction and History of the Excavations
139(2)
Philip P. Betancourt
Eleni Armpis
Polyxeni Bougia
Robert B. Koehl
Maria Parisi
Georgia Salapata
Eleni Velona
Vasso Zographaki
The Pottery
141(14)
Philip P. Betancourt
The Stone Tools
155(3)
Heidi M. C. Dierckx
The Stone Weights
158(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
Heidi M. C. Dierckx
Other Cataloged Objects
159(3)
Philip P. Betancourt
Artifacts Made from Faunal Remains
162(1)
David S. Reese
The Faunal Remains
162(2)
David S. Reese
The Fish Remains
164(1)
Mark Rose
The Lithic Materials
164(2)
Philip P. Betancourt
Micromorphology Studies
166(1)
Paul Goldberg
Comments on the Plateia (Area BR)
167(3)
Costis Davaras
Comments
170(3)
Philip P. Betancourt
Building BT
173(14)
Introduction and History of the Excavations
173(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
George Mitrakis
Fotini Zervaki
The Architecture
174(3)
John C. McEnroe
The Pottery
177(6)
Philip P. Betancourt
The Stone Tools
183(1)
Heidi M. C. Dierckx
The Stone Vessels
184(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
The Faunal Remains
184(1)
David S. Reese
The Lithic Materials
185(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
Comments and Conclusions
185(2)
Philip P. Betancourt
Building BU
187(4)
Introduction and History of the Excavations
187(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
The Architecture
188(2)
John C. McEnroe
Comments and Conclusions
190(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
Building BW
191(8)
Introduction and History of the Excavations
191(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
George Mitrakis
Maria Parisi
Eleni Velona
The Architecture
192(2)
John C. McEnroe
The Pottery
194(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
The Stone Tools
195(1)
Heidi M. C. Dierckx
Other Cataloged Objects
196(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
The Faunal Remains
197(1)
David S. Reese
Comments and Conclusions
197(2)
Philip P. Betancourt
Area BX
199(6)
Introduction and History of the Excavations
199(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
The Architecture
199(2)
John C. McEnroe
The Pottery
201(2)
Robert B. Koehl
The Stone Tools
203(1)
Heidi M. C. Dierckx
Other Cataloged Objects
203(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
Comments and Conclusions
204(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
Building BY, The Obsidian Workshop
205(22)
Introduction and History of the Excavations
205(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
Eleni Armpis
Eleni Velona
The Architecture
206(2)
John C. McEnroe
The Pottery
208(8)
Cheryl R. Floyd
The Stone Tools
216(6)
Heidi M. C. Dierckx
Other Cataloged Objects
222(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
The Faunal Remains
223(1)
David S. Reese
Comments and Conclusions
224(3)
Philip P. Betancourt
Building BZ
227(4)
Introduction and History of the Excavations
227(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
The Architecture
227(3)
John C. McEnroe
Comments and Conclusions
230(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
Building BAA
231(8)
Introduction and History of the Excavations
231(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
The Architecture
231(2)
John C. McEnroe
The Pottery
233(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
The Stone Tools
234(1)
Heidi M. C. Dierckx
Other Cataloged Objects
234(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
The Lithic Materials
235(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
Comments and Conclusions
235(3)
Philip P. Betancourt
PART II. AREAS C, D, AND F
Introduction
238(1)
Building CA
239(4)
Introduction and History of the Excavations
239(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
The Architecture
239(3)
John C. McEnroe
Comments and Conclusions
242(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
Area CB
243(4)
Introduction and History of the Excavations
243(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
The Architecture
244(1)
John C. McEnroe
The Stone Vessel
244(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
Eleni S. Banou
Comments and Conclusions
245(2)
Philip P. Betancourt
Building CC
247(12)
Introduction and General Comments
247(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
The Architecture
247(12)
John C. McEnroe
Building CD
259
Introduction and General Comments
249(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
The Architecture
249(2)
John C. McEnroe
Area CE
251(4)
Introduction and General Comments
251(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
The Architecture
251(4)
John C. McEnroe
Building CF
255(4)
Introduction and General Comments
255(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
The Architecture
255(4)
John C. McEnroe
Area CG
259(4)
Introduction and General Comments
259(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
The Architecture
259(4)
John C. McEnroe
Building CH
263(2)
Introduction and General Comments
263(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
The Architecture
263(2)
John C. McEnroe
Building CI
265(2)
Introduction and General Comments
265(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
The Architecture
265(2)
John C. McEnroe
Building DA
267(20)
Introduction and History of the Excavations
267(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
Georgia Salapata
The Architecture
268(2)
John C. McEnroe
The Pottery
270(10)
Eleni S. Banou
The Stone Tools
280(1)
Heidi M. C. Dierckx
Other Cataloged Objects
281(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
The Faunal Remains
282(1)
David S. Reese
The Charcoal Remains
283(1)
Werner H. Schoch
The Lithic Materials
284(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
Comments and Conclusions
284(3)
Philip P. Betancourt
Area DB
287(2)
Introduction and General Comments
287(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
The Architecture
287(2)
John C. McEnroe
Area DC
289(2)
Introduction and General Comments
289(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
The Architecture
289(2)
John C. McEnroe
Area DD
291(2)
Introduction and General Comments
291(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
The Architecture
291(2)
John C. McEnroe
Building FA
293(4)
Introduction and General Comments
293(1)
Philip P. Betancourt
The Architecture
293(4)
John C. McEnroe
PART III. DISCUSSION
Summary and Conclusions for Area B
297(6)
Philip P. Betancourt
Summary and Conclusions for Areas C, D and F
303(8)
Lada Onyshkevych
Appendix A. Statistical Tables for Pottery 311(14)
Eleni S. Banou
Philip P. Betancourt
Cheryl R. Floyd
Bibliographical References 325(12)
Concordance of Museum and Field Numbers 337(6)
Index 343

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