4. Complex Cultures of the Early Bronze Age

  1. John Bintliff

Published Online: 13 JUN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118255179.ch4

The Complete Archaeology of Greece: From Hunter-Gatherers to the 20th Century AD

The Complete Archaeology of Greece: From Hunter-Gatherers to the 20th Century AD

How to Cite

Bintliff, J. (2012) Complex Cultures of the Early Bronze Age, in The Complete Archaeology of Greece: From Hunter-Gatherers to the 20th Century AD, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118255179.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 JUN 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405154185

Online ISBN: 9781118255179

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Keywords:

  • the Early Bronze Age, complex cultures;
  • “high cultures” of the EBA, true civilizations following in MBA, LBA;
  • regionalization of culture, and socio-political trajectories;
  • archaeologists, more diversity in burials than in abodes;
  • Early Minoan Crete;
  • mortuary sphere, understanding Early Minoan society;
  • Early Cycladic culture, character of the Cyclades, later prehistory;
  • The EC2 period, The Keros-Syros culture;
  • symbolic cultures of Early Cycladic society;
  • EBA, dynamic research foci in Greek Archaeology

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Early Bronze Age Mainland: The Early Helladic Culture

  • Early Minoan Crete

  • Early Cycladic Culture

  • The Early Bronze Age in Northern Greece

  • The Early Bronze Age: An Annaliste Perspective

  • The Early Bronze Age: A Personal View

  • References