Fire and the Holes: an Investigation of Low-Level Meanings in the Minoan Built Environment

@article{Letesson2015FireAT,
  title={Fire and the Holes: an Investigation of Low-Level Meanings in the Minoan Built Environment},
  author={Quentin Letesson},
  journal={Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory},
  year={2015},
  volume={22},
  pages={713-750}
}
  • Quentin Letesson
  • Published 2015
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory
Drawing in equal measure on space syntax and a theoretical framework recently advocated by Carl Knappett for the study of material culture, this paper offers an innovative approach to the fixed, semi-fixed, and mobile elements constituting the built environment. Through a case study from Bronze Age Crete, the paper deals with specific fixtures (hearths and hollowed slabs called kernoi). It first investigates their spatial contexts through configurational analysis and highlights the long history… Expand
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