Brill’s New Pauly Supplements II - Volume 9 : The Early Mediterranean World, 1200–600 BC

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2.3.21. Sicily
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A. Archaeology and ethnicist interpretations

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From the outset of the systematic study of early Sicily, phenomena of everyday culture, such as vessels, metal objects and settlement, burial and dwelling forms were elevated to the status of categories that supposedly gave archaeologically based indications of the  ethnic identity of local groups. Pottery was the key element of such e…

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Kistler, Erich, “2.3.21. Sicily”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements II - Volume 9 : The Early Mediterranean World, 1200–600 BC, English edition by John N. Dillon; Translated by Duncan A. Smart (2018). Original German-language edition: Frühgeschichte der Mittelmeerkulturen: Historisch-archäologisches Handbuch. Herausgegeben von Anna-Maria Wittke. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 2. Staffel, herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 10. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2015). Consulted online on 17 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-3418_bnps9_COM_006440>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180517



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