IconAegean

Exploring Aegean Iconography


Edited Conference Proceedings

with L. A. HITCHCOCK and R. LAFFINEUR, DAIS. The Aegean Feast, Proceedings of the 12th International Aegean Conference, University of Melbourne, Centre for Classics and Archaeology, 25-29 March 2008, Aegaeum 29 (2008).

with R. LAFFINEUR, EIKON. Aegean Bronze Age Iconography: Shaping a Methodology, Proceedings of the 4th International Aegean Conference, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia 6-9 April 1992, Aegaeum 8 (1992).


Reviews

American Journal of Archaeology, January 2013 (117.1)Maria Anastasiadou. Corpus der Minoischen und Mykenischen Siegel. Beiheft 9. The Middle Minoan Three-Sided Soft Stone Prism. A Study of Style and Iconography. Volumes 1, 2. Philipp von Zabern, Darmstadt (2011).  



Papers

“In the Air Here or From the World Beyond? Enigmatic Symbols of the Late Bronze Age Aegean” in E. Alram-Stern et al. (eds), METAPHYSIS. Ritual, Myth and Symbolism in the Aegean Bronze Age, Proceedings of the 15th International Aegean Conference, Austrian Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Classical Archaeology, University of Vienna, 22-25 April 2014, (2016) 89-96.

(In Press).


“Images of the Earth in Aegean Art” in G. Touchais et al. (eds), PHYSIS. L'Environnement naturel et la Relation Homme-Milieu dans le Monde Égéen Protohistorique, Actes de la 14th Rencontre égéenne internationale, Paris, Institut National d'Histoire de l'Art (INHA), 11-14 décembre 2012, Aegaeum 37 (2014) 465-467, CXLII-CXLIII.


"Prestige Clothing in the Bronze Age Agean" in M-L. NOSCH and R. LAFFINEUR (eds), KOSMOS. Jewellery, Adornment and Textiles in the Aegean Bronze Age, Proceedings of the 13th International Aegean Conference, University of Copenhagen, Danish National Research Foundation's Centre for Textile Research, 21-26 April 2010, Aegaeum 33 (2012) 231-239, LI-LV.


"The Composition of Complex Scenes in Aegean Glyptic" in W. MÜLLER (ed.), Die Bedeutung der minoischen und mykenischen Glyptik, VI Internationales Siegel-Symposium aus Anlass des 50 jährigen Bestehens des CMS Marburg, 9-12 Oktober 2008, CMS Beiheft 8 (2010) 131-147.


“In Honour of the Gods – but which Gods? Identifying Deities in Aegean Glyptic” in L. A. HITCHCOCK, R. LAFFINEUR and J. L. CROWLEY (eds), DAIS. The Aegean Feast, Proceedings of the 12th International Aegean Conference University of Melbourne, Centre for Classics and Archaeology 25-29 March 2008, Aegaeum 29 (2008) 75-87, XI-XIV.


“IconA; Classification and Database for Aegean Glyptic,” in K. P. FOSTER and R. LAFFINEUR (eds), METRON. Measuring the Aegean Bronze Age, Proceedings of the 9th International Aegean Conference, Yale University, 18-21 April 2002, Aegaeum 24 (2003) 421-423, LXXX.


“ICONAEGEAN: Classification and Database of Aegean Glyptic,” in W. MULLER (ed.), Minoisch-mykenische Glyptik Stil, Ikonographie, Funktion, V Internationales Siegel Symposium, Marburg, 23-25 September 1999, CMS Beiheft 6 (2000) 15-26.


“Essay on Ten Precious Gems: Originality in Aegean Art,” in P. P. BETANCOURT, V. KARAGEORGHIS, R. LAFFINEUR and W-D. NIEMEIER (eds), MELETEMATA. Studies in Aegean Archaeology Presented to Malcolm H. Wiener as he Enters his 65th Year, Aegaeum 20 (1999) 155-163, XXXIII.


“Iconography and Interconnections,” in E.CLINE and D. HARRIS-CLINE (eds), The Aegean and the Orient in the Second Millennium, Proceedings of the 50th Anniversary Symposium, Cincinnati, 18-20 April 1997, Aegaeum 18, (1998) 171-182, XVII-XX.


“Geometry in Minoan Design,” in R. LAFFINEUR and P. P. BETANCOURT (eds), TEXNH. Craftsmen, Craftswomen and Craftsmanship in the Aegean Bronze Age, Proceedings of the 6th International Aegean Conference, Philadelphia, Temple University, 18-21 April 1996, Aegaeum 16 (1997) 81-92, XXIV-XXXIII.


“Images of Power in the Bronze Age Aegean,” in R. LAFFINEUR and W-D. NIEMEIER (eds), POLITEIA. Society and State in the Aegean Bronze Age, Proceedings of the 5th International Aegean Conference, University of Heidelberg, Archäologisches Institut, 10-13 April 1994, Aegaeum 12 (1995) 475-491, LVI-LVIII.


with A. ADAMS, “Iconaegean and Iconostasis An Iconographic Classification and Comprehensive Database for Aegean Glyptic,” in I. PINI and J-Cl. POURSAT (eds), Sceaux Minoens et Mycéniens. IVe symposium international 10-12 septembre 1992, Clermont-Ferrand, CMS Beiheft 5 (1995) 39-58.


“The Icon Imperative: Rules of Composition in Aegean Art,” in R. LAFFINEUR and J. L. CROWLEY (eds), EIKON. Aegean Bronze Age Iconography: Shaping a Methodology, Proceedings of the 4th International Aegean Conference, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia 6-9 April 1992, Aegaeum 8 (1992) 23-37, V-VII.


“Patterns in the Sea: Insight into the Artistic Vision of the Aegeans,” in R. LAFFINEUR and L. BRASCH (eds), THALASSA. L'Egée et la mer, Actes de la 3e Rencontre égéenne internationale de l'Université de Liege, Station de recherches sous-marines et oceanographiques, Calvi, Corse, 23-25 avril 1990, Aegaeum 7 (1991) 219-230, LIX-LX.


with A. ADAMS, “The Seal Scan Project: A Preliminary Report,” Mediterranean Archaeology 3 (1990) 57-73.


“Heritage and Colonization,” in J-P. DESCOEUDRES (ed.), Greek Colonists and Native Populations, Proceedings of the First Australian Congress of Classical Archaeology, Sydney, 9-14 July 1985, (1990) 207-215, pls 18-19.


“Subject matter in Aegean Art: The Crucial Changes,” in R. LAFFINEUR (ed.), TRANSITION. Le monde égéen du Bronze moyen au Bronze recent, Actes de la 2e Rencontre égéenne internationale de l'Université de Liege, 18-20 avril 1988, Aegaeum 3 (1989) 203-214, XLVII-XLVIII.


“Minoan Influence on Mycenaean Art: Chronological Problems with the Prototypes,” in P. ASTROM (ed.), High, Middle or Low? Acts of an International Colloquium on Absolute Chronology, Gothenburg, 20-22 August 1987, Part 3 (1989).


“More on Mycenaeans at Thera,” AJA 87 (1983) 83-85.

     


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Books

The Iconography of Aegean Seals, Aegaeum 34 Annales liégeoises et PASPiennes d'archéologie égéenne (2013).

The Aegean and the East: An Investigation into the Transference of Artistic Motifs between the Aegean, Egypt and the Near East in the Bronze Age, SIMA Pocket Book 51 (1989)


Book Chapters

“Beehives and Bees in Gold Signet Ring Designs” in D. NAKASSIS, J. GULIZIO and S. JAMES (eds), KE-RA-ME-JA: Studies Presented to Cynthia Shelmerdine, INSTAP Academic Press (2014) 129-139.

“The Aegean Master of Animals: The Evidence of the Seals, Signets and Sealings,” in D. B. COUNTS and B. ARNOLD (eds), The Master of Animals in Old World Iconography, Archaeolingua 24 ((2010) 75-91.

“Mycenaean Art and Architecture,” in C. W. SHELMERDINE (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to the Aegean Bronze Age, CUP (2008) 258-288, 11.1-11.12.


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Master of Animals


Sealing made by a convex oval metal ring bezel from Agia Triada, Crete, showing two Cretan agrimia in a flying leap against a rocky hillside, c1500 BCE, with drawing (CMS II.6 70).


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