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

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2.5.7. Lefkandi
(1,402 words)

A. Settlement

[German source]

British archaeologists began to excavate Lefkandi, on the west coast of  Euboea (2.5.4.) between Chalcis and Eretria, in 1964. For two reasons, the site was a great stroke of good fortune for the study of EIA Greece. For one thing, the finds suggest that Lefkandi was one of the most important settlements in Greece in the early 1st millennium, with commercial relations far afield. For another, the settlement was pe…

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Ruppenstein, Florian, “2.5.7. Lefkandi”, 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_006952>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180517



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