University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Hara S. Georgiou

Minoan ‘Fireboxes’ From Gournia

By: Hara S. Georgiou

The year 1900 favorably marked the official birth of Minoan Archaeology. A new field in ancient history, art and culture was about to open. Arthur Evans was beginning his excava¬≠tions at Knossos; Federico Halbherr and the Italian team were at Phaestos. A young woman, Miss Harriet Boyd (Smith College 1892) ventured into recently liberated Crete […]