Podcast #8: Extreme Home Makeover, Ancient Greece Edition: Bronze Age Houses with Rebecca Worsham

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Dr. Rebecca Worsham

On this episode of the Peopling the Past Podcast, we are joined by Dr. Rebecca Worsham, an Assistant Professor at Smith College in the Department of Classical Languages and Literatures.

Follow along, as we talk about houses in the Greek Bronze Age and the ways in which they were used and renovated to meet the changing needs of their occupants.

Want to learn more? Check out these related articles:

Worsham, Rebecca, Michael Lindblom, and Claire Zikidi. “Preliminary Report of the Malthi Archaeological Project, 2015-2016.” 2018. Opuscula: Journal of the Swedish Institute at Athens 11: 7-28.

Jeremy Rutter’s Aegean Prehistory site on EH II Lerna and EH III Lerna

Making Waves in the Aegean: Lana Radloff and the Milesian Seascape Peopling the Past

In this episode, Dr. Lana Radloff speaks about seascapes, the ancient sensory experience of the Mediterranean, and the ancient city of Miletus.
  1. Making Waves in the Aegean: Lana Radloff and the Milesian Seascape
  2. Golden Years and Silver Hair: The Greek Art of Aging with Susan Matheson
  3. Living in a Material World: Jennifer Stager and Technicolour Statues
  4. Extreme Home Makeover, Ancient Greece Edition: Bronze Age Houses with Rebecca Worsham
  5. No Bones About It: Climate Change in the Ancient World with Flint Dibble
Photos Related to this Episode
"Grave Circle" at Malthi. Photo by Jacquelyn Clements for the Malthi Project
“Grave Circle” at Malthi. Photo by Jacquelyn Clements for the Malthi Project
Rebecca giving a tour to the American School Summer Session in 2016. Photo by Donna Nagle for the Malthi Project.
Rebecca giving a tour to the American School Summer Session in 2016. Photo by Donna Nagle for the Malthi Project.
Apsidal houses at Lerna to the east of the House of the Tiles, showing multiple phases there. Photo by Rebecca Worsham.
Apsidal houses at Lerna to the east of the House of the Tiles, showing multiple phases there. Photo by Rebecca Worsham.
Palatial megaron at Tiryns with multiple phases visible. The position of the hearth and the throne are outlined in the foreground, and the picture was taken from the north. Photo by Rebecca Worsham.
Palatial megaron at Tiryns with multiple phases visible. The position of the hearth and the throne are outlined in the foreground, and the picture was taken from the north. Photo by Rebecca Worsham.
The many bugs of Malthi. Photo by Hans Hansen.
The many bugs of Malthi. Photo by Hans Hansen.
Google Map showing the location of several Bronze Age Houses.
Map of Bronze Age Houses.
Rebecca Worsham on Site at Malthi. Photo by Jacquelyn Clements for the Malthi Project
Rebecca Worsham on Site at Malthi. Photo by Jacquelyn Clements for the Malthi Project.
House/administrative structure at Malthi. Photo by Jacquelyn Clements for the Malthi Project.
House/administrative structure at Malthi. Photo by Jacquelyn Clements for the Malthi Project
The many bugs of Malthi. Photo by Anne Duray.
The many bugs of Malthi. Photo by Anne Duray.
The many bugs of Malthi. Photo by Anne Duray.
The many bugs of Malthi. Photo by Anne Duray.
The many bugs of Malthi. Photo by Anne Duray.
The many bugs of Malthi. Photo by Anne Duray.
The many bugs of Malthi. Photo by Anne Duray.
The many bugs of Malthi. Photo by Anne Duray.
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