The Dark Age of Greece: An Archaeological Survey of the Eleventh to the Eighth Centuries BC
This is a classic work of archaeology by one of the premier figures in the field. First published in 1971, A.M. Snodgrass' The Dark Age if Greece is the most comprehensive and coherent account available of this period of ancient Greece.
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THE CONCEPT OF A DARK AGE
THE REGIONAL POTTERYSTYLES
j THE CHRONOLOGY OF THE EARLY IRON
Other Evidence for Absolute Chronology
East Greece 127 Crete 128 Laconia 130 Ithaka
IRON AND OTHER METALS
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Achaea Aegean Age Greece Agora amphora appear areas Argive Argolid Argos Asine Athens Attic Protogeometric Bronze Age cemetery century BC chamber-tomb chronological cists contemporary Corinth Corinthian cremation Cretan Crete Cycladic Cypriot Cyprus dark age decoration Desborough earlier earliest early Iron Age eighth century eleventh century Epirus Euboea evidence example excavated fibulae finds Fortetsa funerary Geometric grave Geometric period Geometric style Greece Greek heroic age Homer ibid important inhumations Iolkos Iron Age island Ithaka Karphi Kerameikos Knossos krater Late Geometric Late Protogeometric later Lefkandi Macedonia mainland material Messenia Middle Geometric Middle Helladic Minoan Mycenae Mycenaean 111 Mycenaean mc ninth century oenochoe Perachora perhaps phase pins Pithekoussai pithos-burials pits pottery probably Protogeometric Protogeometric style region sanctuary seems settlement shape skyphos spearhead Subminoan Submycenaean sword Thessaly tholos Thucydides Tiryns tomb tumulus urn-cremations vases Vergina Vrokastro ware weapons