Cypriot Ceramics: Reading the Prehistoric Record

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Jane A. Barlow, Diane. L. Bolger, Diane R. Bolger, Barbara Kling
UPenn Museum of Archaeology, Jan 1, 1992 - History - 258 pages
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Prehistoric Cypriot ceramics were widely traded, especially in the late Bronze Age, and constitute an important source of information about international trade and cultural relations in the Bronze and Iron Age eastern Mediterranean. These papers were presented at an international conference held at the University of Pennsylvania Museum in October 1989.

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Contents

Independent Variables? A Flexible Classification of Late Neolithic
21
Early Red Polished Ware and the Origin of the Philia Culture
29
A View from the South in
37
Toward an Islandwide Middle Cypriot Sequence
45
New Light on Red Polished Ware
51
Wares Styles
59
Problems of Definition of Local and Imported Fabrics of Late Cypriot
67
Traditional Classification
73
Toward a Clearer
139
Late Bronze Age Grey Wares in Cyprus
151
Cypriot Bronze Age Pottery and the Aegean
169
A Terminology for the MattePainted Wheelmade Pottery
181
A Classification of the Ware
199
Regional Classification of Cypriot Terra Cottas
207
Techniques of Village Pottery Production
215
Ethnoarchaeological Evidence of Variation in Cypriot Ceramics
221

A Product of Late Bronze Age Cyprus
81
A Preliminary Investigation of Systems of Ceramic Production and Distribution
97
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119
The Principles of Cypriot Bronze Age Pottery Classification
237
INDEX
253
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Jane A. Barlow is coeditor of Cypriot Ceramics and a coauthor of Alambra: A Bronze Age Town in Cyprus. She has taught at Cornell University and at Smith College.