Aegean Seminar in Zagreb

On 24 January 2017 M. Gori and G. Recchia delivered lectures to the Aegean Seminar in Zagreb entitled, respectively, "Early Bronze Age in the south-western Balkans and the Aegean. Old interpretative frameworks and new research perspectives" and "Adriatic and Ionian Argonauts? The spread of the Cetina Culture features out of the Balkans." Further information is available from Helena Tomas at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Aegean Lecture

On 27 January 2017 L. Phialon delivered the Aegean Lecture entitled "Funerary landscapes in Middle Helladic and Early Mycenaean Central Greece: an update." Further information is available at

Replica Knowledge

On 2-4 February 2017 an international conference entitled Replica Knowledge: Histories, Processes and Identities. Internationales Symposium zu Repliken aus der Ägäischen Bronzezeit was held at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Further information is available at The program was:

A. Boucher, "Thrones on board! A floating Aegean art exhibition in the 1930s"

K. Lapatin, "The Use and Abuse of Replicas"

H. Scheiffele, "Geschichte und Fertigungsmethoden der Galvanoplastischen Kunstanstalt der WMF Geislingen"

S. Sherratt and Y. Galanakis, "Arthur Evans, Knossos and the World of Archeological Replicas"

A. Shapland, "Throne away? The histories of replica Aegean Bronze Age objects in the British Museum collection"

S. Hemingway, "Bringing the Golden Age of Aegean Archaeology to America: The Role of Replicas at the Met"

D. Evely and J. E. Morrison, "Working Models of the Developed Minoan Potting Wheel"

C. Murphy, "Replicating or constructing Minoan artefacts? The use of experimentation on the examination of peak sanctuary figurines"

D. Panagiotopoulos, "Towards a 3D Archaeology. Exploring Aegean Sealing Practices through Modern Replicas"

L. Winkler-Horaček, "Replicas (Casts) in Classical Archeology and Art History: successful medium for science and learning – but often rejected"

B. Jones, "Minoan Haute Couture: Replicas of Exquisite Clothes from Bronze Age Greece and their Impact on Material Culture"

E. Solomon, "Minoan columns and the 'Knossian red': thoughts about the re-production of the past in the present of Crete"

A. Simandiraki-Grimshaw and F. Stevens, "Re-material bodies: replicating the 'Snake Goddess' figurines from Knossos"

C. von Schoeler, "Replika-Ergänzungen an Möbeln. Nebenwirkungen und Risiken"

C. Zöllner, "Future Heritage – cultural transitions in a digitized age"

K. Paschalides and V. Pliatsika, "Replicating masterpieces at the National Archaeological Museum. A chronicle of the early years"

I. Galli and K. Athanassaki, "Minoan Replicas: Production, distribution and politics. A brief overview of the evidence"

F. Sattler, "Games of Thrones: Myths in marble and other replica universes"

C. C. Schnell, "The Career of an Archaeological Object in the Movies. The 'Thrones of Minos' As Requisite and Icon in Helena and La Guerra Di Troia"

Access to Nestor is provided by the Department of Classics at the University of Cincinnati