New publication: Exploring Diversity in Household Pottery Traditions in Crusader Greece
We are pleased to announce the most recent publication by members of the fitch: “Exploring Diversity in Household Pottery Traditions in Crusader Greece: a Case Study from the City of Thebes, Boeotia”. This paper by Florence Liard1, Fotini Kondyli2, and Evangelia Kiriatzi3 uses a petrographic approach to assess provenance and technology of 12th- to 14th-century coarse vessels discovered on Ismenion Hill at Thebes. The study provides original insights into phenomena of regional economic reliance in central Greece and rare evidence for the cross-cultural diffusion of technological knowledge in the late medieval Mediterranean.
1Post Doctoral student at Université Bordeaux-Montaigne (and former William’s Fellow in Ceramic Petrology at the Fitch Laboratory, BSA)
2Assistant Professor at University of Virginia
3Director of the Fitch Laboratory, BSA.