Neolithic Lime Plastered Floors in Drakaina Cave, Kephalonia Island, Western Greece: Evidence of the Significance of the Site

  title={Neolithic Lime Plastered Floors in Drakaina Cave, Kephalonia Island, Western Greece: Evidence of the Significance of the Site},
  author={Panagiotis Karkanas and Georgia Stratouli},
  journal={The Annual of the British School at Athens},
  pages={27 - 41}
The Neolithic layers of Drakaina Cave in Kefalonia Island are characterized by several successive well-preserved plaster floors. These constructed floors, along with the relating archaeological sediments, were examined using micromorphological techniques, which involve the study of petrographie thin sections produced by resin-impregnated, undisturbed blocks of sediment. At Drakaina, lime plaster was identified as the construction material of the floors, which consist of a mixture of clay and… Expand
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