Minoan Halls: A Syntactical Genealogy

@article{Letesson2013MinoanHA,
  title={Minoan Halls: A Syntactical Genealogy},
  author={Quentin Letesson},
  journal={American Journal of Archaeology},
  year={2013},
  volume={117},
  pages={303 - 351}
}
The tripartite room labeled a Minoan hall is probably the most emblematic architectural feature of the Neopalatial period in Bronze Age Crete (1700/1675–1470/1460 B.C.E.). Although this spatial arrangement stands out as an exceptional accomplishment because of its elaborate layout, fine materials, and innovative properties, its function is still somewhat enigmatic. In fact, some of its very characteristics, such as flexibility and layout complexity, significantly hinder an in-depth evaluation… 

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