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A scientific survey of archaic Greek society and tradition which introduces the reader to a variety of new methods to the period.

• the 1st complete and available survey of advancements within the research of archaic GreecePlaces Greek society of c.750-480 BCE in its chronological and geographical context
• supplies equivalent emphasis to verified subject matters corresponding to tyranny and political reform and more moderen matters like gender and ethnicity
• Combines money owed of historic advancements with local surveys of archaeological proof and in-depth remedies of chosen themes
• Explores the impression of jap and different non-Greek cultures within the improvement of Greece
• makes use of archaeological and literary facts to reconstruct extensive styles of social and cultural development

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15. Prevalence of enamel hypoplasia by age group. YAdult = young adult, PAdult = prime adult, MAdult = mature adult, OAdult = old adult. 7 6 Percentage likely, therefore, that enamel defects may result from a combination of post-weaning stress and the associated increase in pathogen load. The frequency of enamel hypoplasia in LM III Mochlos has been estimated from the total teeth recovered. 33%) displayed hypoplastic disturbances. 5). The occurrence of the condition by age group provides useful information with regard to the risk-of-death for individuals exposed to a stress episode (Ill.

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8) were made at Mochlos from the local phyllite-tempered fabric (Fabric 1; see Nodarou 2010, 5–8). 5YR 7/6). Some containers were buff slipped, and many were decorated with a dark brown paint. 8 may have been also, but very little if any paint survived. Seven of the 19 pithoi were decorated with a similar paint, and 16, including all but one of the painted pithoi, were decorated with rope bands. Potters who knew how to make molded rims, bases, and handle attachments are likely to have made the sarcophagi as well as the pithoi.

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