Aegina Kolonna The History of a Greek Acropolis

Aegina Colona Plan

The main topic of the contributions collected in this volume is the Aegean Middle Bronze Age and the position of Aegina within this framework. The importance of the island in this epoch has become quite clear, and J. Rutter has characterized it most convincingly as a Middle Helladic site without peer in the Greek mainland.1 We must, however, not forget that the history of Cape Kolonna covers a much longer period of time and that archaeological research at the site started with an entirely...