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By Maria Mina,Sevi Triantaphyllou,Yiannis Papadatos

ISBN-10: 1785702912

ISBN-13: 9781785702914

In the lengthy culture of the archaeology of the jap Mediterranean our bodies have held a well-known position within the kind of collectible figurines, frescos, or skeletal continues to be, and feature even been chargeable for sparking desirable portrayals of the Mother-Goddess cult, the stylish ladies of Minoan Crete or the deeds of heroic males. starting to be literature at the archaeology and anthropology of the physique has raised wisdom concerning the dynamic and multifaceted position of the physique in experiencing the realm and within the building, functionality and negotiation of social id. In those 28 thematically prepared papers, experts within the archaeology of the jap Mediterranean confront the perceived invisibility of previous our bodies and ask new examine questions. members talk about new and previous proof; they research how our bodies intersect with the fabric global, and discover the function of body-situated reviews in growing specified social and different identities. Papers diversity chronologically from the Palaeolithic to the Early Iron Age and canopy the realms of the Aegean, Cyprus and the close to East. They spotlight the hot probabilities that emerge for the translation of the prehistoric jap Mediterranean via a mixed use of body-focused methodological and theoretical views which are however grounded within the archaeological record.

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