The Chrysokamino Metallurgy Workshop and Its Territory

The Chrysokamino Metallurgy Workshop and Its Territory


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This detailed report describes archaeological fieldwork conducted between 1995 and 1997 in rural northeast Crete. Excavations were made in two locations: a metallurgy workshop (abandoned in EM III) and a nearby rural habitation site, perhaps a farmhouse (used until LM III). An intensive survey of the vicinity revealed other activities in the area from the Early Neolithic onwards, and placed the sites in a micro-regional context. A publication of the Minoan farmhouse will appear subsequently, but this volume stands on its own as both an overview of the project, and as a detailed study of the copper smelting workshop.

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  • Paperback | 350 pages
  • 215.9 x 276.9 x 17.8mm | 1,678.31g
  • American School of Classical Studies at Athens
  • PrincetonUnited States
  • English
  • Volume XXXVI ed.
  • 137 illus
  • 0876615361
  • 9780876615362

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Philip P. Betancourt is Laura H. Carnell Professor of Archaeology and Art History at Temple University.

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