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Palyvou, Klaire. Akrotiri Thera: an architecture of affluence 3,500 years old. Philadelphia: INSTAP Academic Press, 2005. 4to (28 cm; 11"). xxv, 209 pp., illus. (some color), maps. $27.50
Contents: 1. The volcanic fate of Thera; 2. The archaeologist : an unexpected visitor 3,500 years later; 3. The settlement pattern of Thera during the 2nd millennium B.C.; 4. The Akrotiri region : landscape, past and present; 5. The town; 6. The buildings; 7. A guided tour through the town; 8. A synopsis of the Theran house model; 9. The art of building: materials and techniques; 10. Design and morphology; 11. Reconciling with the wrath of Engelados; 12. Thera and her neighbors in a time of opulence.
In series "Prehistory monographs; as volume 15.
Provenance: From the library of American collector Albert A. Howard; small booklabel ("AHA") at rear.
(This book is heavy and will require an increased shipping charge.)
Publisher's gray cloth lettered in gold and with a green and gold image on front board. Very good condtion. (38208) Please RESHELVE This.
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