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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Knapp, A. Bernard.
Mediterranean Connections : Maritime Transport Containers and Seaborne Trade in the Bronze and Early Iron Ages.
Abingdon, Oxon : Taylor and Francis, ©2016
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
A Bernard Knapp; Stella Demesticha
|Description:||1 online resource (285 pages).|
|Contents:||Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface and Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction; 2 Maritime Matters; Shipwrecks; Sailing; Harbours; 3 Connectivity, Seaborne Trade and Maritime Transport Containers; 4 Maritime Transport Containers; Amphora; Shape and Function; Maritime Transport Containers: The Bronze Age; The Levant: Canaanite Jars; Egypt: Egyptian Jars/Amphorae; The Aegean: Cycladic Narrow-necked Jars, Oval-mouthed Amphorae (OMAs) and Transport Stirrup Jars (TSJs); Other Bronze Age Transport Containers? Maritime Transport Containers: Into the Iron AgeIron Age Levant: Background and History of Research (Robert Martin); Cyprus (Stella Demesticha); The Aegean (Stella Demesticha and Catherine E. Pratt); 5 Maritime Transport Containers, Bulk Transport and Mediterranean Trade: Discussion; The Organisation and Mechanisms of Trade in MTCs; The Political Setting of Late Bronze-Early Iron Age Trade in MTCs; 6 Conclusions: MTCs and Mediterranean Connectivity; Appendix: Volumetric Analysis and Capacity Measurements of Selected MTCs; References; Index.|
|Series Title:||3D Photorealistic Rendering.|
Mediterranean Connections focuses on the origin and development of maritime transport containers from the Early Bronze through early Iron Age periods (ca. 3200-700 BC). Analysis of this category of