Franchthi Neolithic Pottery, Volume 1

9780253319807: Paperback
Release Date: 22nd August 1993

22 b&w photos

Dimensions: 216 x 279

Number of Pages: 542

Indiana University Press

Franchthi Neolithic Pottery, Volume 1

Classification and Ceramic Phases 1 and 2, Fascicle 8

Paperback / £43.00

"... a highly innovative study that foregrounds the decision-making and technological choices of Neolithic potters... " —Antiquity

"... imaginative, rigorous and admirably lucid study." —Journal of Hellenic Studies

The first of two systematic reports on the more than one million sherds of pottery recovered from the Franchthi Cave and Paralia which will significantly increase our understanding of Neolithic pottery and Neolithic society in southern Greece. Illustrated.

Foreword (T.W. Jacobsen)

Part I Theory and Methods
Chapter One: The Ceramic Classification/Introduction/Rationale and Procedures/Ceramic Production at Franchthi/Terminology
Chapter Two: The Characterization Analyses
Chapter Three: The Ceramic Phasing/Procedures/The Ceramic Phases/The Ceramic Subphases/The Boundaries

Part II Excavation Contexts: FCP 7 and FCP 2
Chapter Four: Introduction
Chapter Five: Ceramic Interphase 0/1 (Int 0/1)/Definition/Contexts/Summary: The Beginnings of Pottery Use at Franchthi
Chapter Six: Franchthi Ceramic Phase 1 (FCP 1)/Definition/Contexts/Summary: The Nature of FCP 1 Occupation
Chapter Seven: Franchthi Ceramic Phase 2 (FCP 2)/General Introduction
Chapter Eight: Ceramic Interphase 1/2 (Int 1/2)/Definition/Contexts/Summary of Int 1/2 Contexts
Chapter Nine: Ceramic Subphase 2.1 (FCP 2.1)/Definition/Contexts/Summary of FCP 2.1 Contexts
Chapter Ten: Ceramic Subphase 2.2 (FCP 2.2)/Definition/Contexts/Summary of FCP 2.2 Contexts
Chapter Eleven: Ceramic Subphase 2.3 (FCP 2.3)/Definition/Contexts/Summary of FCP 2.3 Contexts
Chapter Twelve: Ceramic Subphase 2.4 (FCP 2.4)/Definition/Contexts/Summary of FCP 2.4 Contexts
Chapter Thirteen: Ceramic Subphase 2.5 (FCP 2.5)/Definition/Contexts/Summary of FCP 2.5 Contexts
Chapter Fourteen: The FCP 2/FCP 3 Boundary

Part III The Pottery
Chapter Fifteen: Introduction to the Pottery Analysis
Chapter Sixteen: FCP 1 Lime Ware/Introduction/Calcareous Class: Lime Ware
Chapter Seventeen: FCP 1 Sandy Ware/Noncalcareous Class: Sandy Ware
Chapter Eighteen: FCP 1 Minor Wares/Noncalcareous Class: Andesite Ware/Calcareous Class: Ungritted Ware/Calcareous Class: Serpentine Ware
Chapter Nineteen: FCP 2 Lime Ware/Introduction to the Pottery of Int 1/2 and FCP 2/Calcareous Class: Lime Ware
Chapter Twenty: FCP 2 Sandy Ware/Noncalcareous Class: Sandy Ware
Chapter Twenty-one: Int 1/2 and FCP 2 Minor Wares/Noncalcareous Class: Andesite Ware/Calcareous Class: Ungritted Ware/Calcareous Class: Serpentine Ware/Calcareous Class: White Ware
Chapter Twenty-two: Introduction to Int 1/2 and FCP 2 Urf Ware/Calcareous Calss: Urf Ware
Chapter Twenty-three: Int 1/2 Urf Ware
Chapter Twenty-four: FCP 2.1 Urf Ware
Chapter Twenty-five: FCP 2.2 Urf Ware
Chapter Twenty-six: Early Urf Varieties
Chapter Twenty-seven: FCP 2.3 Urf Ware
Chapter Twenty-eight: FCP 2.4 Urf Ware
Chapter Twenty-nine: Late Urf Varieties
Chapter Thirty: FCP 2.5 Urf Ware
Chapter Thirty-one: Coarse Urf: Building Procedures and Vessel Function/Coarse Urf Bottomless Vessels/Coarse Urf Gouged Bowls
Chapter Thirty-two: Urf Decorative Styles/The Patterned Urf Sample/The Nature of the Patterned Urf Style/The Decorative Style of Pattern-Burnished Urf
Chapter Thirty-three: Urf Firing Practices and Technological Development

Part IV From Potsherds to People: The Implications of the Analyses
Chapter Thirty-four: The Location and Scale of Production/The Location of Pottery Production/The Scale of Pottery Production
Chapter Thrity-five: Pots, Potters, and Neolithic Society/Cooking Pots/Pots and Cooking/Pots for Purposes Other than Cooking/Pots as Symbols/Specialist Potters/Potters as Shamans?/Pots as Markers of Social Change

Document 1: Frequency Tables
Document 2: Pottery Joins
Document 3: Phasing within Trenches


KAREN D. VITELLI is Associate Professor of Anthropology and Chairperson, Graduate Program in Classical Archaeology at Indiana University.