Up this week for our human migration in the past blog series, Jana Mokrišová presents some of her research concerning the types of movement and processes that took place in the period following the collapse of Late Bronze Age palatial centers in Ionia
Tag Archives: Bronze Age
Blog Post #45: Rediscovering the Sealand: A Little Known Bronze-Age Dynasty in Southern Iraq with Daniel Calderbank
To start off the new year, Peopling the Past brings you another Unknown Peoples blog post. This week we are featuring the work of Daniel Calderbank, an archaeologist and ceramicist who gives us a fascinating look into Sealand, a wetland territory which was home to several important ancient cities such as Ur, Uruk, Larsa, and Lagash.
Blog Post #17: Grad Student Feature with Rachel Dewan
For this week’s blog post, we bring you a grad student feature with Rachel Dewan, Art History PhD candidate at the University of Toronto, and her research on the role and meaning of miniature vessels on Bronze Age Crete.
Video #8: Hannah Lau talks about Zooarchaeology and Domesticated Animals
In the eighth instalment of our video series, Dr. Hannah Lau discusses zooarchaeology and the study of animal domesticates in Bronze Age Azerbaijan, including subsistence strategies, animal husbandry, and animal burial in tombs.
Podcast Season 1, Episode 8 – Extreme Home Makeover, Ancient Greece Edition: Bronze Age Houses with 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.
Blog #2: Why Did People Dedicate Images of Nude Females in the Past? Considering Meaning and Intent Behind the Iconography with Dr. Megan Daniels
Hello All! I’m Megan Daniels, part of the Peopling the Past team. Officially, I’m Assistant Professor of Ancient Greek Material Culture at UBC, but my interests go way beyond the ancient Greek-speaking world. I’m driven to study big-picture approaches to cultural interaction, commercial exchange, migration, religion, and ideology across the ancient Mediterranean and western Asia,Continue reading “Blog #2: Why Did People Dedicate Images of Nude Females in the Past? Considering Meaning and Intent Behind the Iconography with Dr. Megan Daniels”
Video #2: Mara Horowitz talks about Bronze Age Cookpots
Dr. Mara Horowitz joins us in our second instalment of the Peopling the Past video series, in which she discusses the manufacture and use of cooking pots in the Eastern Mediterranean during the Bronze Age, including what developments in cookware can tell us about changes in past societies.
Blog #1: The Past in Pieces: How Pottery Gets Us to People with Dr. Christine Johnston
In this post Dr. Christine Johnston talks about her work on ancient economics and trade in the Eastern Mediterranean and Western Asia during the Bronze Age (around 2000 to 1000 BCE).