The Archaeology of Nuragic Sardinia - Volume 14 - Gary Webster

The Archaeology of Nuragic Sardinia - Volume 14 - Gary Webster

Iron Age 1, or Geometric Period: tenth to eight centuries BC

The Archaeology of Nuragic Sardinia - Volume 14 - Gary Webster

Gary Webster [+-]
Gary Webster is former Associate Professor of Anthropology and currently Docent in Archaeology at Umeå University. Between 1985 and 2000 as Director of Pennsylvania State University's Sardinia Research Program he led excavations at several Bronze Age sites. He has published widely on social archaeology, cultural history and the archaeology of Sardinia.

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Topics include: Chronology; Foreign presence and Nuragic settlement (Genna Maria-Villanovaforru; Su Nuraxi-Barumini; Interpreting the 'proto-urban' layout; Duos Nuraghes-Borore); Economy and industry: Metallurgy (Metal shops and foundries; S'Arcu 'e is Forros-Villagrande Strisaili); Ceramics, basketry and cordage; Subsistence; Feasting; Interaction: Warfare, conflict and the military arts; Trade (Sant'Imbenia-Alghero; Balance weights): Cult practices; Individualized burials; (Monte Prama-Cabras; Collective tombs (Motrox 'e Bois-Usellus; Riu di Palmas-Sant'Antioco); Water-temples and the cult of water (Su Tempiesu-Orune; Romanzesu-Bitti; Nurdole-Orani); Domestic shrines; Fountain-houses or ritual saunas; Vestibule-temples and rotundas (Sa Carcaredda-Villagrande Strisaili; Su Monte-Sorradile); Cave shrines: Pirosu (Su Benatzu)-Santadi; Sanctuaries (Santa Vittoria-Serri; Sant'Anastasia-Sardara); Reconstructing Iron Age cult; Early Iron Age Corsica; Reading Iron Age Nuragic society

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Webster, Gary. Iron Age 1, or Geometric Period: tenth to eight centuries BC. The Archaeology of Nuragic Sardinia - Volume 14. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 143-221 Feb 2016. ISBN 9781781791356. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=24698. Date accessed: 27 Sep 2021 doi: 10.1558/equinox.24698. Feb 2016

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