Place Key Report

PK: C7134                  TITLE: Krassades/Mnemoria


WGS84:        36.98557° N, 25.028835° E
                      36.98557, 25.028835      

MAP      GMAP      GHACK      BING

LON/LAT:      25.028835, 36.98557
DM'S":          36° 59' 8.052" N      25° 1' 43.806" E
W3W:             washes.unafraid.airship
UTM:              35 S   324570.70764099 m E   4095087.4918887 m N
EGSA87:       591412, 4093478

Accuracy:     Exact
Elevation:     70 m.       229.6588 feet
Region:         Cyclades
Subregion:   Antiparos
  Target:    

TYPE

1.    Cem.   Renfrew [2011], 11343    'Cemetery with at least 50 cist graves excavated by Tsountas ... '

2.    Cem.   Simpson and Dickinson [1979], 323    ' ... cemetery ... ', 'At least 50 graves, generally holding more than one burial, ... '

PERIOD (High Chronology)


1. Grotta-Pelos: (3000 BC - 2600 BC)

    a.    Simpson and Dickinson [1979]: 323 'GP'

    b.    Renfrew [2011]: 11343 ' ... yielding finds of the Grotta-Pelos culture.'
GENERAL NOTE

- Page numbers in Renfrew [2011] are, in actuality, location numbers in the electronic edition, ISBN 978-1-78570-773-5.

- For an informative account of how the Krassades site was reestablished (along with very convincing photographs) see Alan King's post here. Dr. Zozi Papadopoulou's account of the reestablishment of Krassades and other recent research on Antiparos may be read here.

- The cemetery appears to continue a short distance to the S along the dirt road to about this position: 36.984975° N, 25.029054° E

BIBLIOGRAPHY

1.  Papadopoulou [2017]:  Papadopoulou, Zozi. ‘Πρόσφατες αρχαιολογικές έρευνες στην Αντίπαρο’, In Triantaphyllides (ed.) [2017] 355-369., '', Online here.

2.  Renfrew [2011]:  Renfrew, Colin. The Emergence of Civilisation: The Cyclades and the Aegean in the Third Millenium BC. Oxbow Books. Second ed., 2011 (First edition 1972), '8. Krassades', pg. 11343. Online here.

3.  Simpson and Dickinson [1979]:  Simpson, Richard Hope and O.T.P.K. Dickinson. A Gazetteer of Aegean Civilization in the Bronze Age, Vol. I: The Mainland and the Islands. Paul Åströms Förlag, Goteborg. 1979., 'Krassedes', pg. 323. Online here.

4.  Triantaphyllides (ed.) [2017B]:  Triantaphyllides, Paulos. ΤΟ ΑΡΧΑΙΟΛΟΓΙΚΟ ΕΡΓΟ ΣΤΑ ΝΗΣΙΑ ΤΟΥ ΑΙΓΑΙΟΥ (Archaeological Work in the Aegean Islands), Volume B.. Ministry of Culture and Sports, General Secretariat of the Aegean and Island Policy. 2017., '',