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Burial and ancient society : the rise of the Greek city-state /

Main Author: Morris, Ian, 1960-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Series: New studies in archaeology
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Online Access: Table of contents
Table of Contents:
  • List of figures and tables
  • Preface and acknowledgements
  • 1. Introduction : the argument
  • PART 1
  • 2. The living and the dead
  • 3. The social dimensions of early Greek burial
  • PART 2
  • 4. Demography and space
  • 5. The burying groups
  • 6. Exclusion and retrieval
  • 7. Mortuary variability
  • 8. Symbols and display
  • 9. Pottery and population
  • PART 3
  • 10. The rise of the polis
  • 11. Conclusion
  • Appendix 1 : classification of Attic cemeteries by age structure
  • Appendix 2 : list of sites analysed
  • Bibliography
  • Site index
  • General index.