Between 2007 and 2011, the Belgian School at Athens undertook excavations on the Kefali or Buff o hill, east of the village of Sissi, on the north coast of Crete, only a few kilometres east of...
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Preliminary Report on the 2011 Campaign
Jan Driessen, Charlotte Langohr
This discusses and critically analyses the variety of signatures and archaeological correlates of crisis conditions that led to social breakdown. As such it makes massive strides forward to a better theoretical understanding of crisis-induced collapse.
The Archaeology of Social Breakdown
Bulent Arkan, Miroslav Bárta
This collection of papers explores whether the Lévi-Straussian notion of the House is a valid concept in aiding the comprehension of the social structure of Bronze Age Aegean societies. The volume succeeds in stressing the advances made in the study of social structure of the Aegean on the basis of material remains.
Archaeological approaches to House Societies in the Bronze Age Aegean
Maria Relaki, Jan Driessen
This collection of papers explores whether a meaningful distinction can be made in the archaeological record between migrations in general and conflict-induced migration in particular.
Crisis-induced mobility and the Collapse of the 13th c. BCE Eastern Mediterranean
The divide that once existed between the past and the present and between the archaeology of distant times and that of recent ones has started to disappear. Excavations are now exploring 20th century sites. The barriers that once compartmentalised the fields of history, archaeology and anthropology have begun to crumble...
The Contemporary Past as a Challenge for Archaeology
Jean-Marie Blessing, Jan Driessen
This volume, in honour of one of the Odysseuses in Aegean archaeology, Professor Robert Laffineur, comprises a combination of papers presented during a seminar series on recent developments in Mycenaean archaeology at the Université de Louvain during the academic year 2015-2016.
Studies on the Mycenaean World offered to Robert Laffineur for his 70th Birthday
Contextualising the Intentional Destruction of Objects in the Bronze Age Aegean and Cyprus
Kate Harrell, Jan Driessen
This volume brings together a series of papers reflecting a number of lectures given at the Université catholique de Louvain (UCL) in 2010-2012 in the frame of a seminar entitled La naissance des cités crétoises. Eight Cretan sites (Axos, Phaistos...
Florence Gaignerot-Driessen, Jan Driessen
Archaeological, philological and historical perspectives
Since 2007, the Belgian School at Athens has undertaken excavations east of the village of Sissi (Crete) where a Minoan site was occupied approximately between 2500 and 1200 BC. This volume is the follow-up of an earlier one on the 2007-2008...
Preliminary Report on the 2009-2010 Campaigns
During 2007 and 2008, the Belgian School at Athens undertook its first ever excavation on Crete, at the Minoan site of Sissi on the north coast of the...
Preliminary Report on the 2007-2008 Campaigns
Preliminary Report on the 2015-2016 Campaigns