The Bronze Age urban centre of Palaikastro on the Island of Crete remarkably persisted for over two millennia, and peculiarly, may never have had a palatial building. Professor Carl Knappett, Walter Graham/Homer Thompson Chair in Aegean Prehistory, Department of Art History, University of Toronto, joins the show to share what’s known about this ancient Minoan community.
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- Professor Knappett has written many publications including authoring the monograph Aegean Bronze Age Art: Meaning in the Making (Cambridge University Press, 2020)
- Carl Knappett’s team is completing a monograph on a 2013-2015 excavation project at Palaikastro in which Professor Knappett was director of—the monograph is to act as a report on the team’s findings