Project

Provenance and function of the millstones in Thorikos and the Laurion: A contribution to the knowledge of exchange networks in the Aegean

Duration
01 October 2017 → 30 September 2021
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Humanities
    • Archaeology
    • Theory and methodology of archaeology
    • Other history and archaeology
Keywords
millstones volcanic rocks provenance networks archaeometry metallurgy hubs Athens Laurion Thorikos
 
Project description

The proposed research studies the import, distribution and use of millstones in Thorikos and the Laurion, focusing on the provenance and function of these artefacts, to gain more insight into exchange networks from Early Bronze Age into Classical period as well as in the economic and technological choices made in the studied area.