Dr. Maria Anastasiadou - Publikationen

Contributions to Journals (Peer Reviewed)
Contributions to Journals
Contributions to Conference Volumes (Peer Reviewed)
Contributions to Conference Volumes
Contributions to Other Volumes (Peer Reviewed)
Chapters in Excavation Volumes (Peer Reviewed)
Chapters in Excavation Volumes
Entries in Exhibition Catalogues
Chapters in Volumes Addressed to a Wide Audience (After Invitation)
Chapters in Newsletters
Text in Archaeological Exhibitions
Contributions to Webpages
Web Talks (After Invitation)
Lectures (After Invitation)
Presentations in Conferences


1.    Anastasiadou, M. (accepted for publication). Sealing with Images in Kato Zakros. A Minoan Neopalatial Town observed through the Lens of its Sphragistic Administration. CMS Beiheft 11. Heidelberg: CMS Heidelberg

2.    Anastasiadou, M. (2011). The Middle Minoan Three-Sided Soft Stone Prism. A Study of Style and Iconography. 2 vols. CMS Beiheft 9. Darmstadt/Mainz.  ISBN: 978-3-8053-4346-6.  



3.    Series and volume editor of:

Karnava, A. (2018). Seals, Sealings, and Seal Impressions from Akrotiri, Thera. CMS Beiheft 10. CMS Heidelberg, Heidelberg. ISBN: 978-3-00-060832-2


Contributions to Journals (Peer Reviewed)

4.    Gaignerot-Driessen F., Anastasiadou, M. et al. (2020). Fouilles de l’Anavlochos II: La nécropole de Lami, le sanctuaire de Kako Plaï et ses abords, le dépôt votif 1 et ses abords, les terrasses du sommet Nord-Ouest. Bulletin archéologique des Écoles françaises à l’étranger, Grèce 2020: 131. https://doi.org/10.4000/baefe.1348

5.    Anastasiadou, M. (2016). The Phaistos Disc as a genuine Minoan artefact and its place in the stylistic milieu of Crete in the Protopalatial Period. Creta Antica 17, 13–57. ISSN: 1724-3688

6.    Anastasiadou, M. (2016). Drawing the Line: Seals, script, and regionalism in Protopalatial Crete. American Journal of Archaeology, 120(2): 159–93. https://doi.org/10.3764/aja.120.2.0159

7.    Anastasiadou, M. (2013). The Mycenaean Seminar 2011–12: Of prisms and pictographs: Searching for patterns in MM II glyptic. Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies 56(1): 12930. https://www.jstor.org/stable/44254125

8.    Anastasiadou, M. & Pomadère, M. (2011) Le sceau à «la figure féminine aux bras levés» du secteur Pi de Malia. Bulletin de Correspondance Hellénique, 135(1): 63–71. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3406/bch.2011.7826

9.    Anastasiadou, M. (2009). A conoid from the Malia Seal Cutter’s Workshop. Kadmos, 48(1–2): 18587. https://doi.org/10.1515/kadmos.2009.011


Contributions to Journals

10.    Anastasiadou, M. (forthcoming). Not only Zakros Master? Defining a local branch in the sealing administration of Neopalatial Kato Zakros. Classical Inquiries (Harvard Center of Hellenic Studies).


Contributions to Conference Volumes (Peer Reviewed)

11.    Anastasiadou, M. (accepted for publication, 2023). Hands at work in Neopalatial Kato Zakros: The objects sealed by the flat-based nodules (‘packets’). In A. Ulanowska (ed.), Textiles and Seals. Relationships between Textile Production and Seals and Sealing Practices in the Bronze to Iron Age Mediterranean and the Near East. Warsaw Studies in Archaeology. (Brepols).

12.    Anastasiadou, M. (2022). Open borders? Impressed nodules in Neopalatial Kato Zakros. In J. Driessen & G. J. Van Wijngaarden (eds.), Political Geographies of the Bronze Age Aegean. BABESCH Suppl. 43: 143–57. ISBN: 9789042947320

13.    Anastasiadou, M. (2021). Conjoined animals on Aegean seals. In R. Laffineur & T. Palaima (eds.), ZOIA, Animal-Human Interactions in the Aegean Middle and Late Bronze Age, Proceedings of the 18th International Aegean Conference, originally to be held at the Program in Aegean Scripts and Prehistory in the Department of Classics, The University of Texas at Austin, May 2831, 2020. Aegeaum 45. Leuven – Liège (Peeters): 191–98. ISBN: 9789042946361

14.    Anastasiadou, M. (2018). An Aegean seal in Greek hands? Thoughts on the perception of Aegean seals in the Iron Age. In M. Ameri, S. K. Costello, G. Jamison & S. Jarmer Scott (ed.), Seals and Sealing in the Ancient World: Case Studies from the Near East, Egypt, the Aegean, and South Asia. Cambridge (Cambridge University Press): 355–67. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108160186.025

15.    Anastasiadou, M. (2016). Small Puzzles in LM I Zakros. In E. Alram-Stern, F. Blakolmer, S. Deger-Jalkotzy, R. Laffineur & Jörg Weilhartner (eds.), Metaphysis, Ritual, Myth and Symbolism in the Aegean Bronze Age, Proceedings of the 15th International Aegean Conference at the Institute for Oriental and European Archaeology, Department Aegean and Anatolia, Austrian Academy of Sciences and at the Institute of Classical Archaeology, University of Vienna on 2225 April 2014. Aegeaum 36. Leuven & Liege: 7785. ISBN: 978-90-429-3366-8

16.    Anastasiadou, M. (2010). Gruppen innerhalb der mittelminoischen dreiseitigen Prismen aus weichem Stein. In W. Müller (ed.). Die Bedeutung der minoischen und mykenischen Glyptik. CMS Beiheft 8. Mainz am Rhein (Philipp von Zabern): 57–72. ISBN: 3805342608


Contributions to Conference Volumes

17.    Anastasiadou, Μ. & Panagiotopoulos, D. (forthcoming). To Corpus der minoischen und mykenischen Siegel στη Χαϊδελβέργη: Εργασίες από το 2012 έως το 2017 και προοπτικές. In Πρακτικά της Δ΄ Παγκρήτιας Επιστημονικής Συνάντησης «Αρχαιολογικό Έργο στην Κρήτη», Ρέθυμνο, 2427/11/2016.

18.    Αναστασιάδου, Μ. (2018). Minoan soft stone/material seals with centred-circles. In Ε. Γαβριλάκη (ed.), Πεπραγμένα ΙΑ΄ Διεθνούς Κρητολογικού Συνεδρίου, Ρέθυμνο, 21–27 Οκτωβρίου 2011, Vol. Α1.3: Τμήμα Αρχαιολογικό. Ρέθυμνο (Ιστορική και Λαογραφική Εταιρεία Ρεθύμνης): 269–84. Identifier: 000415699


Contributions to Other Volumes (Peer Reviewed)

19.    Anastasiadou, M. (forthcoming). The function and the users of Protopalatial seals: Seal groups of east central and east Crete. In M. E. Alberti & A. M. Jasink (eds.), Meaningful Practices. Non Scribal Communication in the Aegean and the Near East during the Bronze Age. Periploi 12. Florence.


Chapters in Excavation Volumes (Peer Reviewed)

20.    Anastasiadou, M. (accepted for publication). The seals and the seal impressions. In C. Knappett, Palaikastro. (British School at Athens Supplementary Volume).

21.     Anastasiadou, M. (2019). The seals from the Kamilari tholos in Grigori Koryphi and the Messarian tradition of seal engraving in Protopalatial and Neopalatial Crete. In L. Girella & I. Caloi, Kamilari: Una necropoli di tombe a tholos nella Messarà (Creta). Monografie della Scuola Archeologica di Atene e delle Missioni Italiane in Oriente 29. Atene (Scuola Archeologica Italiana di Atene): 485–520. ISBN: 9789609559195

22.    Anastasiadou, M. (2019). Étude des sceaux et empreintes de sceaux. In M. Devolder & I. Caloi, Le Bâtiment Dessene et les abords Sud-Ouest du palais dans l’établissement pré- et protopalatial de Malia. Études Crétoises 37. Athènes (École française d’Athènes): 152–63. ISBN-10: 286958301X

23.    Anastasiadou, M. (2015). The seals. In A. Karetsou & L. Girella (Eds.), Chamber Tombs III and IV from the LM IIIA–B Cemetery at Kalochorafitis. Contribution to the Iconography of the Funerary Cycle. Studi di Archeologia Cretese 12. Padova (Bottega d’ Erasmo): 257–76. ISBN: 978-88-6125-070-3


Chapters in Excavation Volumes

24.    Anastasiadou, M. (2021). Chapter 11. The seals, sealings and other clay objects from the 2017-2019 Campaigns at Sissi. In J. Driessen (ed.), Excavations at Sissi V. Preliminary Report on the 2017–2019 Campaigns. Aegis. Louvain-la-Neuve (Presses universitaires de Louvain): 599–618. ISBN-13: 978-2-39061-200-1

25.    Anastasiadou, M. (2018). Chapter 7. The seals, ‘sealing’ and some enigmatic clay objects. In J. Driessen, M. Anastasiadou, I. Caloi, T. Claeys, S. Déderix, M. Devolder, S. Jusseret, C. Langohr, Q. Letesson, I. Mathioudaki, O. Mouthuy & A. Schmitt, Excavations at Sissi IV. Preliminary Report on the 20152016 Campaigns. Aegis. Louvain-la-Neuve (Presses universitaires de Louvain): 317–329. ISBN: 9782875586735

26.    Anastasiadou, M. (2012). 5. A sealstone from Compartment 9.4. 6. A note on the seals. 3. A note on the seals. In J. Driessen, I. Schoep, M. Anastasiadou, F. Carpentier, I. Crevecoeur, S. Déderix, M. Devolder, F. Gaignerot-Driessen, S. Jusseret, C. Langohr, Q. Letesson, F. Liard, A. Schmitt, C. Tsoraki & R. Veropoulidou, Excavations at Sissi III. Preliminary Report on the 2011 Campaign. Aegis 6. Louvain-la-Neuve (Presses universitaires de Louvain): 50–51, 76–77, 113–15. ISBN-13: 978-2875581068

27.    Anastasiadou, M. (2011). 4. Seal 10-05-1882-OB001. 1.7. The seal. In J. Driessen, I. Schoep, F. Carpentier, I. Crevecoeur, M. Devolder, F. Gaignerot-Driessen, P. Hacigüzeller, V. Isaakidou, S. Jusseret, C. Langohr, Q. Letesson, A. Schmitt, Excavations at Sissi II. Preliminary Report on the 2009–2010 Campaigns. Aegis 5. Louvain-la-Neuve (Presses universitaires de Louvain): 160–61, 171–72. ISBN-13: 978-2874632730


Chapters in Exhibition Catalogues

28.    Anastasiadou, M. (2018). Das Corpus der Minoischen und Mykenischen Siegel: Die Aufdeckung großer Kleinwelten. In Badisches Landesmuseum (Ed.), Mykene, Die sagenhafte Welt des Agamemnon. Große Sonderausstellung vom 1.12.20182.6.2019. Karlsruhe (Badisches Landesmuseum): 4951. ISBN: 978-3805351799


Chapters in Volumes Addressed to a Wide Audience (After Invitation)

29.     Anastasiadou, M. (2018). ‘Gorgos’ and ‘Minotaurs’ of the Aegean Bronze Age. In E. Bridges & D. al-Ayad (Eds.), Making Monsters. Λονδίνο (Institute of Classical Studies): 16675. ISBN-electronic: 9780995726512


Chapters in Newsletters

30.     Anastasiadou, M. (2020). ‘Intergenderism’ in Neopalatial seal imagery with a special reference to Kato Zakros. Kentro: The Newsletter of the INSTAP Study Center for East Crete 23: 5–10.


Text in Archaeological Exhibitions

31.     Anastasiadou, M. Manufacture and use of seals in Malia. In the exhibition of the Archaeological Museum of Malia, Room ΙΙΙ: Everyday life in Malia (organiser of the exhibition: École française d’Athènes).



32.    2021. Aegean Seals for Starters (english, Greek)
URL: https://www.aegeansealsstarters.com/

33.    2012–2023. Corpus der minoischen und mykenischen Siegel Heidelberg (English, Greek, German).
URL: https://www.cmsheidelberg.uni-hd.de


Contributions to Webpages

34.    2017. Seals and sealings. In The Sissi Archaeological Project Sarpedon.
URL: https://sarpedon.be/project/interdisciplinarity/seals-and-sealings/

35.    2013–2018. Seal of the month. In Corpus der minoischen und mykenischen Siegel Heidelberg.
URL: http://www.uni-heidelberg.de/fakultaeten/philosophie/zaw/cms/monthlySeal/monthlySeal.html



36.    Anastasiadou, M. (2019). Looking at an old enigma in a new light. Rivista di Filologia e di Istruzione Clasica, 147(1): 210–23. https://doi.org/10.1484/J.RFIC.5.123556

37.    Anastasiadou, M. (2016). Review of Giulia Dionisio, Anna Margherita Jasink & Judith Weingarten, 2014. Minoan Cushion Seals. Innovation in Form, Style and Use in Bronze Age glyptic [Studia Archaeologica 196, Vicino Oriente 2], Roma: «LʼERMA» di Bretschneider. In Aegeus. Society for Aegean Prehistory.
URL: https://www.aegeussociety.org/en/book_reviews/review-of-giulia-dionisio-anna-margherita-jasink-judith-weingarten-2014-minoan-cushion-seals-innovation-in-form-style-and-use-in-bronze-age-glyptic-studia-archaeologica-196-vicino-oriente-2/


Web Talks (After Invitation)

38.    Anastasiadou, M. (2017). What Aegean seals reveal to us. In EG Conference 11.
URL: https://vimeo.com/216197072
Conference URL: https://www.egconf.com/


Lectures (After Invitation)

39.    Ιnstitute of Classical Archaeology, University of Vienna. 13/12/2022.
-           Kato Zakros: Siegelverwaltung und Gesellschaft einer neupalastzeitlichen Stadt des minoischen Kreta.

40.     Lecture in Honour of Stefan Hiller on the Occasion of his 80th Birthday (Fest zu Ehren Stefan Hillers 80.       Geburtsstag), Institute of Classical Archaeology, University of Salzburg. 30/06/2022
-           Versiegeln mit Bildern in Kato Zakros: Eine minoische Stadt im Spiegel der Siegelverwaltung.

41.    Mast Seminar (Organiser: Harvard Center of Hellenic Studies). 08/04/2022
-           Not only Zakros Master? Defining a local branch in the sealing administration of Neopalatial Kato Zakros.

42.    INSTAP SCEC. 27/10/2021 (online lecture).
-           Sealing with Images in Kato Zakros: New Research on the Impressed Nodules from the Neopalatial Town.

43.    Association of Tour Guides of Crete, Heraklion, Crete. 25/02/2020.
-           The Minoanness of the Phaistos Disc (in Greek).

44.    Sixth EPAL of Herakleion, Crete. 30/07/2019.
-           Large Small Worlds: The Importance of Aegean glyptic for understanding the Prehistoric Aegean Communities (in Greek).
-           The Phaistos Disc: A Messarian Artifact of 1700 BCE (in Greek).

45.    Archäologischer Mittwochabend, Ινστιτούτο Κλασικής Αρχαιολογίας, Πανεπιστήμιο Χαϊδελβέργης. 30/01/2019.
-           Angst: 'Gorgos' und 'Gorgoneia' als Apotropaia in der antiken Ägäis.

46.    Institute of Classical Archaeology, Universität Heidelberg. 22/01/2019.
-           Ägäische Siegel in Heidelberg: Arbeiten im Rahmen eines Corpus-Projekts.

47.    Universität Trier. 17/01/2019.
-           The Corpus der Minoischen und Mykenischen Siegel: 60 Years of Aegean Seal Research.

48.    Cretomania, Voroi, Crete (Faistos Municipality – Cultural association of the Mesara – Museum for Cretan Ethnology). 14/05/2017.
-           The Phaistos Disc of then and Now: Thoughts on the many Lives of a Prehistoric Object (in Greek).

49.   Innovation Conference EG, Carmel-by-the-Sea. 13/04/2017.
-           What Aegean seals reveal to us.

50.    Minoan Seminar, Archaeological Society of Athens. 22/04/2016.
-           Sealing Practices in Minoan Kato Zakros and the Issue of Neopalatial Political Geography.

51.    Aegean Seminar, School of Humantities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb. 09/03/2015.
-           New Insights into Administration in Minoan Kato Zakros. The Sealings from House A.

52.    Institute of Classical Archaeology, Universität Wien. 20/03/2013.
-           Prismen, Piktogramme, Hieroglyphen: Einblicke in die Welt der Glyptik im mittelminoischen Kreta.

53.    Institute of Classical Archaeology, Universität Heidelberg. 18/10/2012. 
-           Prismen, Piktogramme, Hieroglyphen: Einblicke in die Welt der Glyptik im mittelminoischen Kreta.

54.    Mycenaean Seminar London, Institute of Classical Studies, University College London. 14/03/2012.
-           Of Prisms and Pictographs: Searching for Patterns in MM II Glyptic.    
-           Searching for Seals On-Line: The CMS Database Goes Live.


Presentations in Conferences

55.    The Connected Past – Heraklion 2022, Theme: Networks in the Archaeology of the Ancient Aegean, 31 August–2 September 2022 (Organisers: Heraklion Archaeological Museum, University of Toronto)
-           (together with Artemis Karnava) Neopalatial administrative networks: the case of the ‘replica’ rings

56.    The Wor(l)ds of Linear A: An Integrated Approach to Linear A Documents and Script (a 2022 assessment, 2426 May 2022 (online conference) (Organiser: Ester Salgarella, University of Cambridge).
 Names on roundels? The ‘special’ case of Neopalatial roundels with incised numerals.

57.    The Miniature: An International Conference, 10–12 March 2022 (online conference) (Organisers: Carl Knappett and Ethan Matt Kavaler, University of Toronto). 12/03/2022.
-           Small worlds: Seals and the Minoan mind

58.    Textiles and Seals. Relationships between Textile Production and Seals and Sealing Practices in the Bronze to Iron Age Mediterranean and the Near East, 22–23 March 2021 (Organiser: Agata Ulanowska, Faculty of Archaeology, University of Warsaw). 23/03/2021.
-           Hands at Work in Neopalatial Kato Zakros: The Documents Sealed by the Flat-Based Nodules.

59.    Recherches à Malia (Créte), Actualités et perspectives, Journée d’étude, (Organisers: Sylvie Müller Celka, Maia Pomadère, Webinar. 02/12/2020. 
-           New Seals and Seal Impressions from Protopalatial Malia: The Batiment Dessenne and Quartier Pi

60.    2020 ASOR Annual Meeting, Session: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Seals, Sealing Practices, and Administration, (Organisers: Sarah J. Scott [Wagner College] και Oya Topçuoğlu [Northwestern University], Virtual Meeting. 15/11/2020. 
-           Moments in Time in Kato Zakros: Tracing Actions in Minoan Neopalatial Sealing Administration

61.     Seals, Stamps, and Administration Digitizing Bureaucracy – Preserving Heritage, 5–6 July 2019, Workshop by University of Heidelberg and Heidelberg Centre for Cultural Heritage (Organiser: Kristina Sieckmeyer), Heidelberg. 06/2019.
-           (together with Sarah Finlayson and Diamantis Panagiotopoulos) Aegean Seals in the Time of Digitalisation: Past, Present and Future Research in the Corpus der Minoischen und Mykenischen Siegel.

62.    Political Geographies of the Bronze Age Aegean, 29–31 May 2019, Joint Workshop by the EBSA and the NIA (Organisers: Gert Jan van Wijngaarden και Jan Driessen), Athens. 05/2019.
-           Sealing ‘Traditions’ in Neopalatial Crete as Evidence of Regional Character and Interregional Contact: The Case of Kato Zakros.

63.    Fourth Pan-Cretan Meeting for the Archaeological Work in Crete, Rethymnon. 11/2016.
-           (together with Diamantis Panagiotopoulos) The Corpus of Minoan and Mycenaean Seals in Heidelberg: Work from 2012–2016 and looks at the future.

64. Twelfth Cretological Conference, Heraklion, Crete. 09/2016.
-           The Phaistos Disc as a Genuine Minoan Artifact and its Place in the Stylistic Milieu of Crete in the Protopalatial Period.

65. Meeting of the University Partnership Heidelberg-Prague, Celebrating twenty-five years of successful cooperation, Πράγα. 04/2015.
-           Processes of Culture Formation in the Aegean: Minoan versus Mycenaean Glyptic.

66. 15th International Aegean Conference, Vienna. 04/2014.
-           Wings, Heads, Tails. Small Puzzles in LM IA Zakros.

67. Eleventh Cretological Conference, Rethymnon. 11/2011.
-           Minoan Seals with Centred-Circles.

68. AIA Annual Meeting, San Antonio. 01/2010.
-           A Middle Minoan and an Archaic Reel with Similar Iconography.

69. VI. Internationales Siegel-Symposium aus Anlass des 50-jährigen Bestehens des CMS Marburg, Marburg. 10/2008.
-           Gruppen innerhalb der dreiseitigen mittelminoischen Prismen aus weichem Stein.

Seitenbearbeiter: E-Mail
Letzte Änderung: 18.07.2023
zum Seitenanfang/up