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Prehistoric Macedonia 1

  • W. A. Heurtley

The excavations so far made in Macedonia are as follows:—

In the valleys of the Vardar (Axiós) and Galliko (Echédoros)

In the neighbourhood of Salonica

In the valley of the Haliakmon

Boubústi, by the British School at Athens, 1927.

In the Lankadá valley

Sarátsi, by the British School at Athens, 1929.

In Chalcidice

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A communication made to the Academy of Athens, 21 Feb., 1929.

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2 e.g. at Sérvia, at the foot of the pass into Thessaly, and at Aivátli in the Lankadá valley; but the latter are not certainly Thessalian A.

3 cp. Tallgren, La Pontide préscythique, fig. 48, 5, fig. 68, 1, 5.

4 cp. ibid. fig. 63, 7.

5 cp. especially Schliemann’s Sammlung, nos. 7182–7195.

6 cp. Childe, Aryans, p. 134.

7 cp. B.S.A., 28, p. 186, fig. 32, for the distribution of this handle.

8 Perhaps they even got as far as Mycenae. At any rate there is a good example of the ‘wish-bone’ handle on a matt-painted vase from the first shaft-grave. cp. Furtwängler-Löschcke, , Myk. Thongefässe, pl. 1, 6.

9 Herodotus, , 1, 56.

10 Thucydides, , 2, 99.

1 A communication made to the Academy of Athens, 21 Feb., 1929.

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