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Map of the Cyclades; those areas with separate entries in this dictionary are distinguishe....

Map of the Cyclades; those areas with separate entries in this dictionary are distinguished by Cross-reference type

Early Cycladic lyre-player, marble, h. 225 mm, from Keros, Early Cycladic ii (Athens, Nati....

Early Cycladic lyre-player, marble, h. 225 mm, from Keros, Early Cycladic ii (Athens, National Archaeological Museum); Photo credit: Erich Lessing/Art Resource, NY

Chronological chart showing major Cycladic periods with subdivisions: (a) traditional chro....

Chronological chart showing major Cycladic periods with subdivisions: (a) traditional chronology; (b) alternative chronology of the Late Cycladic period

House in Building Complex Delta

Triangle Square, Akrotiri, Thera, mclc i; view of house in Building Complex Delta; photo © Allan T. Kohl/AICT

Early Cycladic pottery: (a) circular pyxis with incised decoration, h. 83 mm, ec i; (b) ‘f....

Early Cycladic pottery: (a) circular pyxis with incised decoration, h. 83 mm, ec i; (b) ‘frying-pan’ with incised and stamped decoration, h. 280 mm, ec ii; (c) jug with painted decoration, h. 160 mm, ec ii; (d) tankard with burnished surface, h. 132 mm, ec iiia; (e) barrel jar with painted Geometric designs, h. 274 mm, ec iiib

Early Cycladic pottery, ‘frying pan’

Early Cycladic pottery, ‘frying pan’ with incised and stamped decoration, ec I (Paris, Musée du Louvre); photo credit: Erich Lessing/Art Resource, NY

Middle Cycladic pottery: (a) Cycladic White beaked jug, h. 330 mm; (b) Dark Burnished stem....

Middle Cycladic pottery: (a) Cycladic White beaked jug, h. 330 mm; (b) Dark Burnished stemmed goblet, h. 70 mm

Cycladic White beaked jug, h. 390 mm, from Melos, mc (London, British Museum); photo © The....

Cycladic White beaked jug, h. 390 mm, from Melos, mc (London, British Museum); photo © The British Museum

Late Cycladic pottery: (a) Minoanizing bridge-spouted jar with Black-and-red style decorat....

Late Cycladic pottery: (a) Minoanizing bridge-spouted jar with Black-and-red style decoration, h. 130 mm, lc i; (b) breasted ewer with painted bird motif, h. 435 mm, from Akrotiri, Thera, lc i; (c) Stirrup jar with stylized octopus decoration, h. 250 mm, lc iiic

Early Cycladic male figurines of Plastiras type, marble, ec i ....

Early Cycladic male figurines of Plastiras type, marble, ec i

Early Cycladic female folded arm figurine

Early Cycladic female folded-arm figurine, marble, h. 762 mm, from Amorgos; ec ii (Oxford, Ashmolean Museum); photo © Allan T. Kohl/AICT

Spring

Wall painting depicting Spring, from Room Delta 2, Akrotiri, Thera, lc I (Thera, Archeological Museum: on deposit at Athens, National Archaeological Museum); photo credit: Scala/Art Resource, NY

Boxing Boys and Antelopes

Wall painting depicting Boxing Boys and Antelopes, from Room Beta 1 of a shrine complex, Akrotiri, Thera, lc I (Thera, Archaeological Museum: on deposit at Athens, National Archaeological Museum); photo © Allan T. Kohl/AICT

Ship Processsion frieze

Ship Processsion frieze (detail), from the south wall of the West House, Akrotiri, Thera, lc I (Thera, Archeological Museum: on deposit at Athens, National Archaeological Museum); photo credit: Erich Lessing/Art Resource, NY

2a. Chronological chart showing the kings of ancient Egypt: Palaeolithic–13th Dynasty; ove....

2a. Chronological chart showing the kings of ancient Egypt: Palaeolithic–13th Dynasty; overlapping dates in the 12th Dynasty are the result of assumed co-regencies, the actual existence of which is uncertain

Chronological table of the Ancient Near East showing the main periods, cultures and civili....

Chronological table of the Ancient Near East showing the main periods, cultures and civilizations; those that have separate individual entries in this dictionary are distinguished by Cross-reference type

Middle Helladic pottery: (a) ring-stemmed goblet, Grey Minyan ware; (b) kantharos, Grey Mi....

Middle Helladic pottery: (a) ring-stemmed goblet, Grey Minyan ware; (b) kantharos, Grey Minyan ware; (c) barrel jar, Aiginetan Matt-painted ware; (d) kantharos, Matt-painted ware; (e) Matt-painted cup, with ‘panelled’ style of decoration; (f) jug, Mainland Polychrome style

Marble female figure

Bastis Master (attrib.): Female figurine, late Spedos type, marble, h. 24 3/4 in. (62.79 cm), ca. 2600–2400 BC (New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Christos G. Bastis, 1968, Accession ID:68.148); photo © The Metropolitan Museum of Art http://www.metmuseum.org/Collections/search-the-collections/130015780

Marble seated harp player

Seated Harp Player, marble, h. with harp 11 1/2 in. (29.21 cm), ca. 2800–2700 BC (New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Rogers Fund, 1947, Accession ID:47.100.1); photo © The Metropolitan Museum of Art http://www.metmuseum.org/Collections/search-the-collections/130015085

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