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  • Early Bronze Age Seal Impressions from Keos 

    Younger, John (Harald Boldt Verlag KG, 1974)
    Early Bronze Age hearths from Ayia Irini, Keos, were impressed by stamp seals. This study presents a selection of these impressions with a discussion of their subjects.
  • "Gournia’s Recent Contributions to Animal Studies" 

    Younger, John (Peeters, 2021-08)
    This study brings together the representations of animals at Gournia, Crete, found during the recent excavations, 2010-2015.
  • Narrative in Aegean Art: A Methodology of Identification and Interpretation 

    Younger, John G. (Press universitaires de Louvain, 2020-07-01)
    This study continues previous work on identifying narratives and myths that are illustrated in Aegean Bronze Age art. The study first details its aim and evolution; second, it lays out a general methodology for identifying ...
  • Review of Seals, Craft and Community in Bronze Age Crete, by Emily S. Anderson. 

    Younger, John G. (Journal of Greek Archaeology, 2019-09)
    Review of the book, Seals, Craft and Community in Bronze Age Crete by Emily S. Anderson, which the reviewer finds erroneous in many aspects.
  • Review-article of Early Cretan Seals by P. Yule 

    Younger, John G. (Goettingische Gelehrte Anzeigen, 1988)
    This review-article assesses the book Early Cretan Seals by Paul Yule (1980) and its treatment of the stylistic groups, classes, iconography and chronology of PrePalatial (ca. 2200-1725 BCE) seals from Crete. Minor adjustments ...
  • Appendix A. Inscriptions in Cretan Hieroglyphic on Seal 484. 

    Younger, John G. (The British School at Athens, 2019-03)
    This study publishes a MM II-III four-sided prism seal from Palaikastro, east Crete, with Pictographic inscriptions on three sides.
  • Aegean Bronze Age Sealstones and Fingerrings: Chronology and Functions 

    Younger, John G. (Cambridge University Press, 2018-05)
    Facilitated by the volumes of the Corpus der minoischen und mykenischen Siegel (Berlin 1960-2009), scholars studying Minoan and Mycenaean sealstones and sealings of the Aegean Bronze Age (ca. 2300-1300 BCE) have worked in ...
  • "Identifying Minoan Myth." 

    Younger, John G. (2016-12)
    This study links Minoan images (glyptic and fresco) in an attempt to identify a mythology that these images illustrate. The study focuses on the role of the Hyperborean Maidens in assisting Leto in her birth of Artemis and Apollo.
  • "The Gournia Megaron." 

    Younger, John G. (Presses Universitaires de Louvain, 2016-12)
    This study looks at the plan of the Gournia megaron, an abbreviated version of the full plan as seen at Pylos, for example, cites several other examples of this abbreviated plan, and postulates that it was therefore ...
  • "A Large Stylistic Group of Sealstones Dated to the Mid-Fifteenth Century B.C." 

    Younger, John G. (Gebrüder Mann Verlag, 1989)
    This study takes a large group of mid-15th c. BC sealstones and attempts to discern and internal stylistic development that replicates the larger stylistic development within Minoan sealstones of the Late Bronze Age (ca. ...
  • Excavations at Gournia, 2010-2012 

    Watrous, L. Vance; Buell, D. Matthew; McEnroe, John C.; Younger, John G.; Turner, Lee Ann; Kunkel, Brian S.; Glowacki, Kevin; Gallimore, Scott; Smith, Angus; Pantou, Panagiota A.; Chapin, Anne; Margaritis, Evi (The American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 2015-09)
    This article presents previous research at Gournia, the overall goals of our project, a new plan of the settlement, and our 2010-2012 excavations in eight areas: the Pit House, the Northwest Area, the North Cemetery, North ...
  • Bearing Razors and Swords: Paracomedy in Euripides’ Orestes 

    Jendza, Craig (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015)
    In this article, I trace a nuanced interchange between Euripides’ Helen, Aristophanes’ Thesmophoriazusae, and Euripides’ Orestes that contains a previously overlooked example of Aristophanic paratragedy and Euripides’ ...
  • Minoan Women 

    Younger, John G. (Routledge, 2016)
    This study focuses on what we know about women in Bronze Age Crete (ca. 3000-1000 BCE). Rather than tracing ancient Minoan women through time, period by period, this study takes the point of view of the women themselves, ...
  • Origins of the Mycenae-Vapheio Lion Master 

    Younger, John G. (Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies, 1979)
    This short study augments Younger 1978 (AJA 82, 285-299) by investigating elements of the Mycenae-Vapheio Lion Group's style in seals that impressed sealings in Crete. It is postulated that the M-V Lion Group started in ...
  • Excavations at Gournia 2010-2012 

    Watrous, L. Vance; Younger, John G. (2015-08)
    This summarizes the first three years of recent archaeological work at the Minoan site of Gournia. The main goals of the recent excavations have been to identify buildings and finds belonging to the periods prior to the ...
  • The Pyrgos and Gournia Roundels Inscribed in Linear A: Suffixes, Prefixes, and a Journey to Syme 

    Younger, John G. (Kapon Editions, 2015)
    This fanciful study compares the two Linear A roundel inscriptions (ca. 1600 BCE) from the nearby sites of Gournia and Pyrgos and suggests that, if they are related in subject matter, they might refer to the shipment of ...
  • The 'World of People': Nature and Narrative in Minoan Art. 

    Younger, John G. (2014-12)
    The moment when Minoans became comfortable enough with their environment that they felt in control of it can be pinpointed to the beginning of the Neopalatial period (MM III or ca. 1700 BCE). By that time Minoan art registers ...
  • The Female Intruder: Women in Fifth-Century Drama 

    Shaw, Michael H. (University of Chicago Press, 1975-10-01)
  • Technical Considerations on the Planning of Minoan Stone Relief Vessels: The Zarkos Rhyton 

    Younger, John G.; Rehak, Paul (Archaeological Institute of America, 1994-09-01)
  • Technical Observations on the Sculptures from the Temple of Zeus at Olympia 

    Younger, John G. (American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 2009-01-01)
    Technical observations on the sculptures from the Temple of Zeus at Olympia allow a reconstruction of their appearance at installation and of the major changes made afterward. At installation, many sculptures were ...

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