Books Published by the A. G. Leventis Foundation and Donated to Snowden Library, Lycoming College

Recently, the A. G. Leventis Foundation made a generous donation of books in their catalogue to academic institutions that have an active interest in Cypriot art and archaeology. What follows is a list of just a few of the books given by the Leventis Foundation to Lycoming College. This abridged list was compiled with the research needs of the student of archaeology or art history in mind. All essays, with their authors, are listed under the collected essays titles for quick reference. For full bibliographic data on each book, visit Snowden Library online.

Books on Cypriot Collections in Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean

  • Ancient Cypriote Art in Berlin
  • Ancient Cypriote Art in Copenhagen: The Collections of the National Museum of Denmark and the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
  • The Art of Ancient Cyprus in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
  • The Cyprus Museum – (published by Epiphaniou Publications; donated by S. Johnson)
  • Greek and Cypriote Antiquities in the Archaeological Museum of Odessa
  • A Guide to the Larnaka District Museum –(published by the Dept. of Antiquities; donated by S. Johnson)
  • The Potters’ Art of Ancient Cyprus: In the Collection of the Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv
  • Die Sammlung zyprischer Antiken im kunsthistorischen Museum/The Collection of Cypriote Antiquities in the Kunsthistorisches Museum
  • Some Attic Vases in the Cyprus Museum

Collected Essays and Monographs on Aspects of Cypriot History, Art, and Archaeology

Cypriot Ceramics: Reading the Prehistoric Record

  • Introduction—J.A. Barlow, D.L. Bolger, and B. Kling
  • Toward Definition of the Late Chalcolithic in Cyprus: The Monochrome Pottery Debate—E. Peltenburg
  • Independent Variables? A Flexible Classification of Late Neolithic and Chalcolithic Pottery—D. Baird
  • Early Red Polished Ware and the Origin of the “Philia Culture”—D.L. Bolger
  • Reading the Prehistoric Record: A View from the South in the Late Third Millennium B.C.—S. Swiny
  • Beyond Regionalism: Toward an Islandwide Middle Cypriot Sequence—E. Herscher
  • New Light on Red Polished Ware—J.A. Barlow
  • The Classification of Middle Bronze Age Painted Pottery: Wares, Styles...Workshops?—L.C. Maguire
  • Problems of Definition of Local and Imported Fabrics of Late Cypriot “Canaanite” Ware—P. Åström
  • Canaanite Pottery from Hala Sultan Tekke: Traditional Classification and Micro Colour Analysis (MCA)—R.M. Fischer
  • Red Lustrous Wheelmade Ware: A Product of Late Bronze Age Cyprus—K. Eriksson
  • A Preliminary Investigation of Systems of Ceramic Production and Distribution in Cyprus During the Late Bronze Age—P.S. Keswani
  • Material and Technical Classification of Base Ring Ware: A New Fabric Typology—S.J. Vaughan
  • The Pot Calls the Kettle Reddish Brown (5YR 3/4): Distinguishing among Late Cypriot Monochrome Wares—P.J. Russell
  • Handmade Burnished Wares of the Late Bronze Age: Toward a Clearer Classification System—D. Pilides
  • Late Bronze Age Grey Wares in Cyprus—S.H. Allen
  • Cypriot Bronze Age Pottery and the Aegean—G. Cadogan
  • LC IIC to LC IIIA without Intruders: The Case of Alassa-Pano Mandilaris—S. Hadjisavvas
  • A Terminology for the Matte-Painted, Wheelmade Pottery of Late Cypriot IIC-IIIA—B. Kling
  • Cypriot Pottery of Aegean Type in LC II-III: Problems of Classification, Chronology and Interpretation—E.S. Sherratt
  • Proto-White Painted Pottery: A Classification of the Ware—M. Iacovou
  • Regional Classification of Cypriot Terra Cottas—A. Caubet and M. Yon
  • Techniques of Village Pottery Production—L.MacL. Hemsley
  • Ethnoarchaeological Evidence of Variation in Cypriot Ceramics and Its Implications for the Taxonomy of Ancient Pottery—G.A. London
  • The Principles of Cypriot Bronze Age Pottery Classification—R. Merrillees
  • Ceramic Variability: Measurement and Meaning—D. Frankel

Cypriote Stone Sculpture: Proceedings of the Second International Conference of Cypriote Studies, Brussels–Liège, 17–19 May, 1993

  • The Development of Cypriote Stone Sculpture—V. Karageorghis
  • Les figurines anthropomorphes du Néolithique précéramique chypriote—A. Le Brun
  • Bronze Age Plank-Figures in the Zintilis Collection in Amsterdam—S.M. Lubsen-Admiraal
  • A Stone Anthropomorphic Bas Relief from Middle Bronze Age Cyprus—R.S. Merrillees
  • Stone Sculpture from Hala Sultan Tekke—P. Åström
  • Heads with Double Crowns—M. Brönner
  • Freud and Aphrodite: A Forgotten Collector of Cypriote Art—E. Gubel
  • Zyprische und Ostgriechische Statuetten aus Milet—R. Senff
  • Phoenicians at Kouklia?—V. Tatton-Brown
  • The Divine Image?—L. Wriedt Sørensen
  • A propos des modèles assyriens. La diffusion des découvertes au XIXe s.—M. Yon
  • Ateliers de sculpture de Kition: VIe-IVe s. av. J.-C.—A. Caubet and M. Yon
  • The Stone Sculpture of Marion: A Preliminary Assessment—W.A.P. Childs
  • Sculptures d’Amathonte: Les découvertes de la mission Française, 1975-1992—A. Hermary
  • Petite sculpture en pierre et en terre—F. Vandenabeele
  • Statuette appartenant à une collection particulière parisienne—H. Cassimatis
  • A propos des “Temple Boys”—R. Laffineur
  • Danseuses inédites du British Museum—M. Vandervondelen
  • Marble Sculptures in Nea Paphos, Cypriote or Imported?—W.A. Daszewski
  • In Search of Adonis—P. Gaber

Cypriote Terracottas: Proceedings of the First International Conference of Cypriote Studies, Brussels–Liège–Amsterdam, 29 May – 1 June, 1989

  • The Coroplastic Art of Cyprus: An Introduction—V. Karageorghis
  • Terracotta Figurines and Ritual at Kissonerga-Mosphilia—E. Peltenburg and E. Goring
  • The Terracottas from Hala Sultan Tekke— P. Åström
  • A Middle Bronze Age Scenic Composition: Copper-Leaching or Pot-Making?—V. Karageorghis
  • The Interpretation of the Bronze Age Terracotta Anthropomorphic Figurines from Cyprus—A.G. Orphanides
  • Models of Furniture in Terracotta during Early and Middle Bronze Age in Cyprus—M. Theodossiadou
  • The Terracottas of the Cypro-Geometric Period—F. Vandenabeele
  • Five Terracottas from Cyprus—R. Lunsingh Scheurleer
  • Eastern Influences and Style? A Reconsideration of Some Terracottas of Cypriote Manufacture—C. Beer
  • Héritages, emprunts et survivances chypriotes dans les terres cuites des colonies phéniciennes—A.M. Bisi
  • Continuity and Change: The Cypriot Votive Tradition and the Hellenistic Koine—J.B. Connelly
  • Têtes en terre cuite et têtes sculptées—H. Cassimatis
  • Recherche sur les ateliers de terres cuites de la partie occidentale de Chypre—A. Caubet
  • A Group of Terracotta Chariot Models–Cypriote or Phoenician?—J.H. Crouwel
  • From Amathus to Zarephath and Back Again—E. Gubel
  • Les débuts de la grande plastique chypriote en terre cuite—A. Hermary
  • La vie quotidienne à Chypre d’après les terres cuites d’époque géométrique et archaïque—J. Karageorghis
  • La bijouterie chypriote d’après le témoignage des terres cuites: l’exemple des statuettes d’Arsos—R. Laffineur
  • Les musiciens dans la coroplastie chypriote de l’époque archaïque—C. Meerschaert
  • Une belle Salaminienne inconnue—T. Monloup
  • Calathoi en terre cuite à décor de sphinx—A. Queyrel
  • The Terracotta Sculpture from Marion—N. Serwint
  • Terracotta Figurines from Kourion: The Workshops—N.A. Winter
  • Cypriote Terracottas from Lindos in the Light of New Discoveries—L. Wriedt Sørensen
  • Techniques de décor dans la coroplastie archaïque—M. Yon

Cyprus in the 11th Century B.C.: Proceedings of the International Symposium

  • The Prehistory of an Ethnogenesis—V. Karageorghis
  • The Post-Palatial Period of Greece: An Aegean Prelude to the 11th Century B.C. in Cyprus—S. Deger-Jalkotzy
  • The Phoenicians and Cyprus—P. Bikai; The 11th Century B.C. in the Land of Israel—A. Mazar
  • Commerce, Iron and Ideology: Metallurgical Innovation in 12th–11th Century Cyprus—S. Sherratt
  • La présence grecque à Chypre au XIe siècle av J.-C.—J. Vanschoonwinkel
  • Cyprus in the 11th Century B.C.—An End or a Beginning?—H.W. Catling
  • What Sort of Aegean Migration—J.N. Coldstream
  • The Topography of 11th Century B.C. Cyprus—M. Iacovou
  • Gains, Losses and Survivals: What We Infer for the 11th Century B.C.—A. Snodgrass
  • Kourion in the 11th Century B.C.—D. Christou
  • Animaux symboliques dans la céramique chypriote du XIe s.—M. Yon
  • Sceptres and Maces in Cyprus Before, During and Immediately After the 11th Century—N. Kourou
  • “Birds Revisited”—I. Lemos
  • Pottery Production in Cyprus in the 11th Century B.C.—L. Steel

Eastern Mediterranean: Cyprus–Dodecanese–Crete, 16th–6th cent. B.C.: Proceedings of the International Symposium, Rethymnon, Crete, 13–16 May, 1997

  • Kommos in Southern Crete: An Aegean Barometer for East-West Interconnections—J. Shaw
  • The Minoans in the South-Eastern Aegean and in Cyprus—W.-D. Niemeier
  • The Legged Flask from Pseira—P. Betancourt
  • Bronze LB I Statuettes from Rhodes—T. Marketou
  • Late Bronze and Iron Age Imported Pottery from the Archaeological Excavations of Urban Beirut—L. Badre
  • A New Mycenaean Pictorial Rhyton from Rhodes—E. Karantzal
  • The Aegean Islands and the Breakdown of the Mycenaean Palaces around 1200 B.C.—S. Deger-Jalkotzy
  • “Astarte” in Naxos?—V. Karageorghis
  • Cyprus and Crete in the Early First Millennium B.C.—H. Matthäus
  • From Arkadhes to Rytion: Interactions of an Isolated Area of Crete with the Aegean and the East Mediterranean—A. Kanta and A. Karetsou
  • Imports and Amalgamate: The Eleutherna Experience—N. Stampolidis
  • Surfing on the Mediterranean Web: Cypriot Long-distance Communications during the Eleventh and Tenth Centuries B.C.—J.P. Crielaard
  • Cremations in the Western Necropolis of Amathus—D. Christou
  • The Osseous Record in the Western Necropolis of Amathus: An Archaeo-Anthropological Investigation—A. Agelarakis, A. Kanta, and N. Stampolidis
  • The Phoenicians of Crete: Transit Trade and the Search for Ores—G. Markoe
  • An Enigmatic Stone from Knossos: A Reused Cippus?—N. Kourou and A. Karetso
  • Crete and the Dodecanese: Alternative Eastern Approaches to the Greek World during the Geometric Period—J.N. Coldstream
  • Votive Offerings in the Sanctuaries of Cyprus, Rhodes and Crete during the Late Geometric and Archaic Periods—A. Hermary
  • Cretan Works of Art in Samos—H. Kyrieleis
  • Nothing to do with Crete: Towards Defining the Character of East Dorian Art—E. Walter-Karydi
  • A Preliminary Report on the Discovery of a Temple Complex of the Dark Ages at Kephala Vasilikis—T. Eliopoulos

Four Thousand Years of Images on Cypriote Pottery: Proceedings of the Third International Conference of Cypriote Studies, Nicosia, 3–4 May, 1996

  • Incised and Painted Human Figures in the Neolithic and Bronze Age—P. Åström
  • Les askoi anthropomorphes et zoomorphes aux périodes CA et CM—A. Caubet and R.S. Merrillees
  • Representational Relief on Early and Middle Cypriot Pottery—E. Herscher
  • Pictorial White Slip–The Discovery of a New Ceramic Style in Cyprus—L. Steel
  • Rhytons zoomorphes et vases figuratifs au Bronze Récent—M. Yon
  • Images in Silhouette: The Missing Link of the Figurative Representations on the Eleventh Century B.C. Cypriote Pottery—M. Iacovou
  • The Pictorial Style in Vase-Painting of the Early Cypro-Geometric Period—V. Karageorghis
  • Vases with Anthropomorphic Protomes in the Cypro-Geometric and Cypro-Archaic Periods (1050-475 B.C.)—K. Nys
  • Cypriot Zoomorphic Askoi of the Early Iron Age: A Cypro-Aegean Interplay—N. Kourou
  • Vases à embouchure en forme de tête animale à l’âge du Fer—A. Hermary
  • Le rhyton à Chypre à l’époque historique—H. Cassimatis
  • The Pictorial Decoration of the Cypriote Jugs with Figurines Holding an Oinochoe—F. Vandenabeele
  • Magenta Ware in Cyprus Once More—D. Michaelides
  • The Cypriote Ring-Vases Reconsidered—R. Laffineur
  • Le “style d’Amathonte”—A. Hermary

Excavating at Salamis in Cyprus: 1952-1974

Limestone Statuettes of Cypriote Type Found in the Aegean: Provenance Studies

The Painted Churches of Cyprus: Treasures of Byzantine Art

Paphos: History and Archaeology

Studies in Honour of Vassos Karageorghis

  • Monter, Descendre: Les accès au Village Néolithique Précéramique de Khirokitia (Chypre)—A. Le Brun
  • Birth Pendants in Life and Death: Evidence from Kissonerga Grave 563—E. Peltenburg
  • Secondary Treatment of Prehistoric Figurines: An Example from Chalcolithic Cyprus—E. Goring
  • A Chalcolithic Cypriote Anthropomorphic Figurine in the Zintilis Collection in Amsterdam—S.M. Lubsen-Admiraal
  • The Mineralogy of Picrolites Used for the Manufacture of Decorative Artefacts in Prehistoric Cyprus—C. Xenophontos, J. Malpas, and C. Elliott-Xenophontos
  • An Early Cycladic “Hooked-Tang” Spearhead from Naxos—C. Doumas
  • Picking up the Pieces: Two Plundered Bronze Age Cemeteries—E. Herscher and S. Swiny
  • Funerary Ideology in Bronze Age Cyprus—Toward the Recognition and Analysis of Cypriote Ritual Data—J.M. Webb
  • A Moufflon Vase in University College, London—J.N. Coldstream
  • Stratified Cypriote Pottery in MB IIa Context at Tel Nami—M. Artzy and E. Marcus
  • Selected Finds from New Tombs at Ayia Paraskevi Cemetery, Nicosia—M. Hadjicosti
  • The British Museum’s Work at Maroni—G. Cadogan
  • Migrations Mycéniennes et Royautés Chypriotes—J. Pouilloux
  • Tell-Sianū. Un Nouveau Chantier Syrien—A. Bounni and M. Al-Maqdissi
  • Mycenaean Vases from Cyprus in the National Archaeological Museum of Athens—K. Demakopoulou
  • Une Baignoire Monolithe en Calcaire du Bronze Récent à Enkomi—J.-C. Courtois
  • Le Dieu Guerrier d’ Enkomi: Est-il Debout sur un Lingot?—E. Masson
  • On Mycenaean Pictorial Bulls—Eva Rystedt
  • Nondestructive and Other Investigations on Metal Objects of the Archaeological Museum, Nicosia—U. Zwicker
  • Handmade Burnished Ware in Cyprus: An Attempt at its Interpretation—D. Pilides
  • The Late Bronze Age in the Vasilikos Valley: Recent Research—I.A. Todd and A. South
  • A Terracotta Figurine from Hala Sultan Tekke—P. Åström
  • Spätbronzezeitliche Ägäische Siegel von Zypern—I. Pini
  • Pseudostomoi tēs Kypriakēs Syllogēs tou Ethnikou Archaiologikou Mouseiou Athēnōn (in Greek)— Sp.E. Iakōbiadēs
  • Additions to the Corpus of Eleventh Century B.C. Pictorial Pottery—M. Iacovou
  • A propos de séries de fioles Égyptisantes anthropomorphes en faïence—G. Clerc and J. Ceclant
  • H Phoinikikē Periodos stē Nekropolē tou Kitiou. Mia ektimēsē (in Greek)—S. Hadjisavvas
  • Kourion, 1883–1884: Inscriptions Phéniciennes et Objets Divers—O. Masson and M. Sznycer
  • Cyprus and Phoenicia: Literary Evidence for the Early Iron Age—P. Maynor Bikai
  • Quelques Bijoux Chypriotes de Collections Particulières à Nicosie—R. Laffineur
  • Terracotta Figures from the Area of Palaepaphos Seen in a Wider Perspective—L. Wriedt Sørensen
  • Achna 1882. Réflexion sur les Découvertes du Sanctuaire Chypro-Archaïque et Classique—A. Caubet
  • The Cypriot Rural Sanctuary: An Illuminating Document in Comparative Religion—G.R.H. Wright
  • Some Aspects of the Sphinx in Cyprus: Status and Character—C. D’Albiac
  • A Terracotta Horse and Rider in Brussels—V. Tatton Brown and J. Crouwel
  • Note de Numismatique Chypriote—O. Callot
  • The Goddess of the Salt-Lake—M. Yon
  • Terracotta Peplophorai on Cypriote Jugs—F. Vandenabeele
  • Medizinische Instumente der Römischen Kaiserzeit in Zypern. Untersuchungen zu Einem Neufund aus Kourion—H. Matthäus
  • The Tyche of Alexandria in Cyprus?—D. Michaelides
  • A Roman Lamp from Nea Paphos: Amaltheia and Zeus on Cyprus—W.A. Daszewski
  • Le Sanctuaire de Zeus Labranios à Phasoula—A. Hermary
  • H Kalliergeia Zacharokalamou kai oi Mesaiōnikoi Zacharomyloi stēn Kypro (in Greek)—A. Aristeidou
  • To Archontiko tēs Odou Axiotheas stē Lefkōsia (in Greek)—G. Papadourēs and Ph. Hgoumenidou
  • Australian “Diggers” in Cyprus in 1941—R.S. Merrillees

The Temple of Apollo Hylates at Kourion and the Restoration of its South-West Corner