By Joanna S. Smith
Dramatic social and political switch marks the interval from the tip of the overdue Bronze Age into the Iron Age (ca. 1300–700 BCE) around the Mediterranean. Inland palatial facilities of bureaucratic strength weakened or collapsed ca. 1200 BCE whereas entrepreneurial trade via sea survived or even improved, changing into the Mediterranean-wide community of Phoenician alternate. on the center of that process used to be Kition, one of many greatest harbor towns of old Cyprus. past examine has recommended that Phoenician rule was once proven at Kition after the abandonment of a part of its Bronze Age cost. A reexamination of Kition’s structure, stratigraphy, inscriptions, sculpture, and ceramics demonstrates that it was once now not deserted. This learn emphasizes the location and scale of pictures and the way they exhibit the advance of monetary and social regulate at Kition from its institution within the 13th century BCE till the advance of a centralized kind of executive through the Phoenicians, sponsored through the Assyrian king, in 707 BCE.
Uses a clean method of studying fiscal and social regulate in the course of the context and scale of vital images
Features new pictures of fifty seven gadgets and new drawings of fifteen gadgets stumbled on at Kition
Complete rereading of all Cypriot ceramics chanced on there from the 13th century throughout the 7th century BCE
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5481 (see Fig. 1); (c) fragment of a near-life-size terracotta statue, no. 717 (see Fig. 4); (d) half-life-size terracotta hand, no. 3743 (see Fig. 5); (e) terracotta bovine statuette, no. 550 (see Fig. 20); (f) terracotta human figurine, no. 1056 (see Fig. 25); (g) terracotta horse figurine, no. 551 (see Fig. 24). Photographs by J. S. Smith and D. L. Kornblatt. 20 @I@ g TIME PERCEPTION include all or part of most figures at full scale, as well as multiple views so that the reader may see the pieces from several angles and think about them in relationship to their handling, wearing, or other placement.
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Art and Society in Cyprus from the Bronze Age into the Iron Age by Joanna S. Smith