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The Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens

The Archaeological Society at Athens


ZAGORA IN CONTEXT
SETTLEMENTS AND INTERCOMMUNAL LINKS IN
THE GEOMETRIC PERIOD (900-700 BC)
20-22 May, 2012
The Archaeological Society at Athens, 22 Panepistemiou Avenue, Athens
Sunday 20 May
Opening and Keynote Lecture
19:00 Opening
19:30 Professor Catherine Morgan, Setting Zagora in Context
20:30 RECEPTION (at the Athenian Club, Panepistemiou Avenue, opposite the
Archaeological Society at Athens)

Monday 21 May
Session 1: The Cyclades (Chair: Dr. M. Marthari)
09:00 Dr. Ch. Televantou, .
09:30 Professor K. Reber and Dr. Ph. Zapheiropoulou, Plithos on Naxos. An
Early Iron Age Cemetery
10:00 Professor D. Schilardi, Zagora and Koukounaries of Paros: Two Parallel
Cases
10:30 COFFEE BREAK
Session 2: Euboia and Oropos (Chair: Professor P. Themelis)
11:15 Professor I. Lemos, The Missing Dead: Late Geometric Burials at Xeropolis,
Lefkandi
11:45 Dr. S. Verdan, What is New in Old Eretria? A (Re)assessment of the
Geometric Period and Prospects
12:15 Professor A. Mazarakis Ainian, The domestic space of Zagora in the light of
the excavations at Oropos
12:45 Dr. Jan-Paul Crielaard, The Iron Age Sanctuary and Settlement at KarystosPlakari
13:15 Discussion
13:45 LUNCH BREAK
Session 3: Crete and Cyprus (Chair: Dr. R. Senff)
15:15 Professor N. Kourou, Across the Sea. Cypriots and Levantines en route for
the Euboian Gulf
15:45 Professor D. Haggis, The Structuring of Urban Space in Archaic Crete: An
Example of Settlement Development from the Early Iron Age to Archaic
Period
16:15 COFFEE BREAK

Session 4: The Northern Aegean (Chair: Professor J. Davis)


17:00 Dr. A. Kotsonas, Zagora in the Cyclades and Methone in Macedonia:
Rethinking trade and colonization within the Aegean of the 8th century BC
17:30 Professor J. Perreault and Dr. Z. Bonias, After Zagora: Andrian
colonisation in the Northern Aegean, the Case of Argilos
18:00 Professor M. Tiverios,
18:30 Discussion
19:00 CLOSE

Tuesday 22 May
Session 5: Ionia and the Central Mediterranean (Chair: Professor E. Greco)
09:00 Dr. M. Kerschner, Settlements in Ionia during the 8th and early 7th century
BC: expansion into the landscape
09:30 Professor J.-P. Descoeudres, Orikos. A Euboian Colony in the Adriatic
10:00 Professor D. Ridgway and Dr. F. Mermati, New Thoughts on Pithekoussai
and the Aegean
10:30 Dr. M. C. Lentini, Recent Investigation of the Early Settlement Levels at
Sicilian Naxos
11:00 COFFEE BREAK
Session 6: Architecture (Chair: Dr. J.J. Coulton)
11:45 Dr. M. McCallum, Zagora and Heurist: The Architectural Perspective
12:15 Dr. A. Gounaris, : (
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12:45 Professor M. Miller and Dr. L. Beaumont, Zagora: The Perils and Potential
of Archaeological Positivism
13:15 Discussion
13:45 LUNCH BREAK
Session 7: Pottery (Chair: Professor E. Simantoni-Bournia)
15:15 Dr. S.A. Paspalas, How coarse can fine wares be? Some local pottery from
Zagora
15:45 Ms. B. McLoughlin, Kitchen equipment at Zagora: a comparative analysis of
the domestic ceramic assemblages from four unpublished houses
16:15 Dr. J. S. Gros, The Pithoi from the Early Iron Age settlement at Oropos
16:45 Dr. I. Whitbread and Dr. A. Livieratou, Early Iron Age coarse-ware pottery
in context: new finds from the settlement of Xeropolis at Lefkandi
17:15 Discussion
17:45 COFFEE BREAK
Closing Session (Chair: Professor A. Farnoux)
18:15 Professor S. Langdon, Social Life in the Early Iron Age Cyclades
18:45 CLOSE