The Excavations at Ancient Halieis

The Excavations at Ancient Halieis - Vol. 2

The Houses: The Organization and Use of Domestic Space
Bradley A. Ault
Distribution: World
Publication date: 11/1/2005
Format: cloth 288 pages, 93 b&w photos, 1 index
8.5 x 11
ISBN: 978-0-253-34709-1
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This volume explores the organization and contents of five houses at Halieis. It is based on the structure of each house and its contents and includes detailed room-by-room analyses of the excavated finds. From this it expands into a general consideration of the Greek household and domestic economy, topics of growing interest among archaeologists. In particular, it considers division of labor within the household and the allocation of domestic space for men and women.

Author Bio

Bradley A. Ault is Associate Professor of Classics at the State University of New York at Buffalo.

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Table of Contents

Foreword by Wolf W. Rudolph
1. Introduction to the Site and Methodology
2. House and Assemblage
Area 7
House 7
Area 6
House B and Miscellaneous Rooms
House A
House C
House D
House E
3. Synthesis of Room Types, Features, and Functions
Entry: Prothyron
Courtyard: Aule
Courtyard Installations
Portico: Transverse Hall
Dayroom and Adjacent Chambers
Kitchen and Bath: Ipnos and Balaneion
Andron and Anteroom
Storage: Tamieion/Pitheon
Windows, Stairs, Second Story, and Roofing
4. Oikos and Oikonomia
Male and Female Space: Andronitis and Gynaikonitis
Domestic Cult
Domestic Economy
Appendix I Concordance by House of Loci, Rooms, Trenches, and Units Forming Level A-Level A/B Strata
Appendix II Inventoried Finds from Level A-Level A/B Strata by House and Locus: Houses 7, A, C, D, and E
Glossary and Abbreviations
Literature Cited