Anthony Tuck, Rex Wallace

The Archaeology of Language at Poggio Civitate (Murlo)

Archaeologica, 178
2018, XVIII-130 pp., 12 figure e XVII tavole b/n
Brossura, 17 x 24 cm
ISBN: 9788876893094

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Acknowledgements

Guide to Abbreviations and Conventsions
- Abbreviations
- Conventions

I. Poggio Civitate: An Archaeological Summary
Introduction
Early Phase Orientalizing Complex
Piano del Tesoro’s “Orientalizing Complex”
Piano del Tesoro: The Archaic Phase
Population centers beyond Piano del Tesoro 

II. Social Networking at Poggio Civitate: Inscriptions on Bucchero Drinking Cups
Introduction
The Typology of Relief-ware Bucchero kyathoi
The Typology of the kyathoi from Poggio Civitate
The Paithinas/Paithinaie Network
Another Network of Exchange at Poggio Civitate
Exchange of Bucchero between 7th Century BCE Etruscan Communities 

III. Language and Iconography: Inscriptions on ivory plaques
Introduction
Tesserae hospitales?
Object, Iconography, and Inscription
Totems of Fertility

IV. The Utility of Language: Inscriptions on locally produced ceramic objects
Introduction
Inscriptions on Ceramic
The Functions of the Texts 

V. The Archaic Phase: Inscriptions on Stone and Terracotta
Introduction
The Dearth of Inscriptions
Inscriptions of a Public Nature 

VI. Language, Literacy, and Society at Poggio Civitate
Introduction
Categories of Writing
The Writing Community
Non-textual Uses of Writing
Linguistic Diversity within the Community
Epilogue

VII. Catalogue of Inscriptions
Introduction
Orientalizing Phase
Orientalizing/Archaic Phase

Abbreviations
Bibliography
Index of Etruscan Words
Plates

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