Archaeology - Ancient Greece Archaeology
Dörpfeld was an architect who worked on archaeological excavations of Troy and Athens.
While we don't know what happened to the Minoans, they seem to have been taken over by the Mycenaeans from the Greek mainland, because after 1500 a new writing dominated Cretan records, Linear B. We know about the Mycenaeans from Homer's epics.
Schliemann, who excavated Troy, Mycenae, Tiryns, and Orchomenos, thought the Trojan Was was fought at Hissarlik.
Hisarlik is the site Heinrich Schliemann thought was Troy.
Glossary entry on the vase painting technique known as black figure.
Red Figure and Bi-Lingual Vases
Glossary explanation of the later vase painting styles.
Statue of Zeus at Olympia
The statue of Zeus at Olympia was one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.
Franchthi Cave: A layered key to the prehistory of Greece
From Kris Hirst, the About Guide to Archaeology, an article about a cave first occupied during the Middle Paleolithic sometime between 35,000 and 30,000 years ago, and pretty much consistently up until about the final Neolithic Period, about 3000 B.C.
Prehistoric Archaeology of the Aegean
29 introductory lesson, which explain Helladic, Cycladic, and Anatolian. There are other lessons on palaces in the Aegean, Minoan art, shaft graves, religious architecture, and ordinary housing.
The Palace of Minos at Knossos
From Kris Hirst, the About Guide to Archaeology, a look at the building of the palace at Knossos in Crete.
Tel is used in names of ruined cities.