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Sandy Pylos: An Archaeological History from Nestor to Navarino

ISBN13: 9780876619612
ISBN: 0876619618
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $24.95
Publisher: American School of Classical Studies at Athens
Published Date:
Edition 2nd
Pages: 356
Average Goodreads rating: 4.44/5 (6 ratings)

This book traces the archaeological history of Pylos and surrounding regions in Messenia from the Palaeolithic to the present. Designed as much for general readers and travelers interested in ancient Greece as for scholars, the volume presents the findings of the Pylos Regional Archaeological Project (PRAP), which has intensively studied the region over the past 15 years. The 1998 edition, originally published by the University of Texas Press and widely used as a textbook in undergraduate classes, is reprinted with a new preface assessing PRAP's impact and outlining new discoveries in the region.