Knossos: The South House (BSA Supplementary Volume) by P.A. Mountjoy

By P.A. Mountjoy

The South condo at Knossos used to be excavated through Arthur Evans in 1908, with supplementary investigations in 1924, yet was once by no means adequately released. situated instantly south of the Palace, the home was once equipped as a part of the nice recovery programme in MM IIIB/LM 1A. Its tremendous Minoan corridor, Lustral Basin and Pillar Crypt are matched via many very important reveals, together with a hoard of bronze implements, silver vessels and fresco fragments. Drawing on facts from the Daybooks of Duncan Mackenzie and extant unearths, specially the massive corpus of overdue Minoan pottery, P. A. Mountjoy now presents an in depth account of the excavation and an research of the building's historical past. J. M. Driessen deals an summary of the structure, with targeted connection with the doorway method, and P. A. Mountjoy discusses the fresco fragments. The surviving pottery is punctiliously offered by way of C. Knappett, P. A. Mountjoy, and ok. S. Christakis. different chapters hide silver vessels (P. A. Mountjoy), gadgets of stone, bone, ivory, bronze and clay (R. D. G. Evely), loomweights (B. Burke) and seals (O. H. Krzyszkowska).

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7 Cameron 1975, 352. A. MOUNTJOY 38 Fig. 1. Frescofragments fromtheSouthHouse: {a)-{b)fromtheLustralBasin,{c)fromtheLavatory. 1), althoughhis textimplicitly Evans onlyillustrated threefragments Unfortunately, one type of the motifsused. each there were the three illustrated more, representing suggests pieces Indeed DM/DB 1924, 42 notes: The threetall stemsmay have had lilies,but some otherfragments whichseem to belong showed no blossoms'. These depictplants,some resembling grasseswhile othersshow highstemsand lily-likeleaves.

25 The remains of the Stepped Portico were identified about 40 m more to the south but the system was assumed to line up with the remains of walling and a terrace found immediately west of the South House ('Ramp' in Hood and Taylor 1981, no. 1). 40 m,26and there can be little doubt that the two structuresstood in some connection to each other. 50 m above sea level in this area, whereas the 1981 state plan 14 Lloyd 1998, 121-2. This seems especially directed against Preziosi 1983, 242, who suggested an entrance fromthe north and not fromthe west, as Evans did.

29 MUM 103-4; Driessen 1995, 70-2. ) (Fotou 1997, 35). 31 1998, 120-2, 140. 50 m) between the irregular masonryof the west wall of the South House and the cemented area of the 'Ramp' suggeststhat it was at this level indeed that the connection between the two was made. This, indeed, seems out of the question because of distances and heights to be crossed. If a bridge to the west is assumed, both objections disappear. 34 TroubledIsland 151. This against a recent acceptance of Evans's opinion (Hitchcock 2000, 74).

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