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Bronze Age

The Bronze Age covers a large swath of time. The exact dates depend on the region in question. For example, the Aegean Bronze Age is usually dated ca. 3000 to 1000 BC.

The griffin family of Lefkandi

The griffin family of Lefkandi

A twelfth-century-BC alabastron from Xeropolis-Lefkandi

The site of Lefkandi flourished in the aftermath of the collapse of the Mycenaean Palaces. Among the pottery found at the settlement on the Xeropolis tell is an alabastron on which griffins are depicted not as monsters, but in a loving family scene. What does it mean for the changing contexts of pottery production in the postpalatial Aegean?

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