Dying in Mycenaean Attica: The Cemetery of Kolikrepi Spaton - Wishevoke

Dying in Mycenaean Attica: The Cemetery of Kolikrepi Spaton

Where does our knowledge about the Late Bronze Age in Attica come from? What burial customs existed back then? When will the excavations at Kolikrepi begin and what will they reveal?

How many people were found buried in Kolikrepi and what are their main characteristics? Are there offerings in the graves found, are there human remains? Are we aware of any pathological problems they may have suffered from? What were their eating habits?

Were burial practices at Late Bronze Age Kolikrepi more complex than at other sites? Were there differences based on age or gender? Can Kollikrepi ultimately enlighten us about society’s social structures and ideological beliefs regarding death and the afterlife?

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