A diachronic investigation of 'local' pottery production and supply at the sanctuary of Zeus, Mount Lykaion, Arcadia, Peloponnese

G. Kordatzaki, E. Kiriatzi, N. S. Müller, Mary E Voyatzis, David Gilman Romano, S. Petrakis, J. Forsén, G. Nordquist, E. Rodriguez-Alvarez, S. Linn

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Abstract

The present paper reports results of an integrated study of a selection of pottery recovered from the altar of Zeus, Mount Lykaion, Arcadia, in the Peloponnese, Greece, dating from the Neolithic to the Early Iron Age. A multi-analytical approach based on petrographic and chemical analysis, supported by refiring tests and geological sampling, has been employed to tackle issues of technology and provenance. Results shed light on patterns of raw material sources exploitation and pottery production and supply at the site over time.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalJournal of Archaeological Science: Reports
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Publication statusAccepted/In press - Oct 31 2014

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Keywords

  • Bronze Age
  • Greece
  • Iron Age
  • Mount Lykaion
  • Pottery
  • Provenance
  • Technology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Archaeology
  • Archaeology
  • History

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