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Dr Lisa Bendall
BA UCL, MPhil PhD Camb, MA Oxf

Offices:

Fellow, Keble College
Sinclair & Rachel Hood Associate Professor in Aegean Prehistory, Faculty of Classics

Address:

Institute of Archaeology
36 Beaumont Street, Oxford
Oxford
OX1 2PG

Tel No: (01865) 278244
Fax No: (01865) 272720
Email: lisa.bendall@arch.ox.ac.uk

Link1: http://www.arch.ox.ac.uk/resources/staff_directory/lisa_bendall
Link2: http://www.keble.ox.ac.uk/academics/about/dr-lisa-bendall

Research Keywords:

Aegean Prehistory; Linear B and other Bronze Age Aegean Scripts; anthropological approaches to Mycenaean religion, festivals and banqueting; archives, ancient and modern; history of decipherment; economic history.

Research Interests:

Aegean Prehistory; Linear B and other Bronze Age Aegean Scripts; anthropological approaches to Mycenaean religion, festivals and banqueting; archives, ancient and modern; history of decipherment; economic history.

Selected Publications:

'The Aegean Bronze Age scripts', in The Aegean World. A Guide to the Cycladic, Minoan and Mycenaean Antiquities in the Ashmolean Museum. Ashmolean and Kapon Editions, Galanakis, Y (ed.), (Oxford and Athens 2013), 132-151.

'How much makes a feast at Knossos? Banqueting in Crete at the time of the Linear B administration', in Proceedings of the 10th International Cretological Congress, Chania, Crete, October 2006. Πεπραγμένα του Ι᾿ Διεθνούς Κρητολογικού Συνεδρίου (Χανιά, 1-8 Οκτωβρίου 2006), Chania, 2011, Φιλολογικός Σύλλογος « Ο Χρυσόστομος », Vlazaki, M (ed.), (2011), 255-274.

'How much makes a feast' Amounts of banqueting foodstuffs in the Linear B records of Pylos', In: Sacconi, A., Del Freo, M., Godart, L. & Negri, M. eds. Colloquium Romanum. Atti del XII Colloquio Internazionale di Micenologia. Roma, 20-25 Febbraio 2006, ( Biblioteca di Pasiphae, Rome 2008), 77-101.

Economics of Religion in the Mycenaean World. Resources Dedicated to Religion in the Mycenaean Palace Economy.Oxford University School of Archaeology, Monograph Number 67. Oxford, (2007), Website: www.oxbowbooks.com/bookinfo.cfm/ID/82633.

'Fit for a king' Exclusion, hierarchy, aspiration and desire in the social structure of Mycenaean banqueting.' In: Halstead, P. & Barrett, J. eds. Food, Cuisine and Society in Prehistoric Greece. Proceedings of the 10th Aegean Round Table, University of Sheffield, January 19-21, 2001. Sheffield Studies in Aegean Archaeology 5. Oxbow, Oxford: 105-135, (2004).

'A reconsideration of the Northeastern Building at Pylos: Evidence for a Mycenaean redistributive centre.' American Journal of Archaeology, (2003), 107: 181-232.

The Decipherment of Linear B and the Ventris-Chadwick Correspondence. Exhibition Catalogue. The Mycenaean Epigraphy Group and the Chadwick Fund, Faculty of Classics, Cambridge, (2003).