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Shell and Personal Adornment in Neolithic Cultures

The workshop will be held simultaneously on ZOOM

The Steinhardt Museum of Natural History, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv

To participate via ZOOM >> click here

Monday, November 7th, 2022

8:30    Registration
9:00    Opening and greetings

First session: Neolithic Shell Adornment: Introductions
Chair: Catherine Perlès

9:30 Daniella Bar-Yosef, Tel Aviv University | The Use of Shells by Humans
10:00 Anna Belfer-Cohen, Nigel Goring-Morris, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem | “Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed…” – The Early Levantine Neolithic
10:30 April Nowell, University of Victoria | Culturing the Body in the Context of the Neolithization of the Levant
11:00 Coffee break

Second session: Shell and ornament studies from the Levant
Chair: Avi Gopher

11:30 Iris Groman-Yaroslavski, et al., University of Haifa | On Holes and Strings of Glycymeris in the Middle Paleolithic – The Microscopic Tale for Human Adornment Displays
12:00 Dave Smith and Steven Mithen, University of Reading | Shell and Stone Personal Adornment at WF16, an Early Neolithic Site in Southern Jordan
12:30 LUNCH
13:30 Ianir Milevski et al. Israel Antiquities Authority| The Stone and Shell Bangles from Motza and other Final PPNB Southern Levantine Sites
14:00 Heeli Schechter, Nigel Goring-Morris and Daniella Bar-Yosef, The Hebrew University and Tel Aviv University | Making, Wearing and Sharing Shell Ornaments at Kfar HaHoresh
14:30 Anna Maria Bach-Gómez and Miquel Molist, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona | Beads at Tell Halula: Social Dynamics in a Production and Consumption Context in Middle Euphrates Valley
15:00 Coffee break
15:30 Examination of shell bead assemblages at the Archaeomalacology lab
19:00 Reception (Workshop participants only)


Tuesday, November 8th, 2022

Third session: Shell Adornment in Anatolia and the Aegean
Chair: Nigel Goring-Morris

9:00 Milena Vasić, Independant researcher | The Use of Shell for Body Adornment at Çatalhöyük
9:30 Emma Baysal, Ankara University | Ornaments and Settled Life – A Journey across Anatolia?
10:00 Coffee break
10:30 Rena Veropoulidou, Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports | Perforated Shells in Neolithic Northern Greece: From Molluscan Food Refuse to Shell Artefact Production and Use
11:00 Catherine Perlès, University of Paris-Nanterre | A Different World Under the Microscope: The Production of Late Neolithic Beads at Franchthi, Greece
11:30 Fotis Ifantidis, University of the Aegean | On Aegean Neolithic bracelets -shell and stone- once more
12:00 LUNCH

Fourth session: Further around the World
Chair: Anna Belfer-Cohen

13:00 Aldona Kurzawska and Iwona Sobkowiak-Tabaka, Polish Academy of Science and Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan | Shell Ornaments from the Neolithic and Early Bronze Age Graves in Poland
13:30 Annelou van Gijn, Leiden University | The Importance of Amber Ornaments in Beaker Burials
14:00 Coffee break
14:30 Abigail Moffett, University of East Anglia | Adorning Bodies and Articulating Personhood: Cowrie Shells in the Southern African Archaeological Record
15:00 Michelle Langley, Griffith University | Exploring the Marine Shell Ornament Technology of the Lapita Period (c.3500 – 2000 BP) in Vanuatu
15:30 Laura Kozuch, University of Illinois | Shell Bead Workshops and Cahokia’s Farmers
16:00 Coffee break
16:30 Final discussion


Wednesday, November 9th, 2022

(Workshop participants only)

9:00 The Steinhardt Museum of Natural History: Shells and shell artifacts study and discussion
12:00 Excursion
18:00 Farewell dinner

 


לוגו אוניברסיטה

To participate via ZOOM >> click here

Monday, November 7th, 2022

8:30    Registration
9:00    Opening and greetings

First session: Neolithic Shell Adornment: Introductions
Chair: Catherine Perlès

9:30 Daniella Bar-Yosef, Tel Aviv University | The Use of Shells by Humans
10:00 Anna Belfer-Cohen, Nigel Goring-Morris, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem | “Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed…” – The Early Levantine Neolithic
10:30 April Nowell, University of Victoria | Culturing the Body in the Context of the Neolithization of the Levant
11:00 Coffee break

Second session: Shell and ornament studies from the Levant
Chair: Avi Gopher

11:30 Iris Groman-Yaroslavski, et al., University of Haifa | On Holes and Strings of Glycymeris in the Middle Paleolithic – The Microscopic Tale for Human Adornment Displays
12:00 Dave Smith and Steven Mithen, University of Reading | Shell and Stone Personal Adornment at WF16, an Early Neolithic Site in Southern Jordan
12:30 LUNCH
13:30 Ianir Milevski et al. Israel Antiquities Authority| The Stone and Shell Bangles from Motza and other Final PPNB Southern Levantine Sites
14:00 Heeli Schechter, Nigel Goring-Morris and Daniella Bar-Yosef, The Hebrew University and Tel Aviv University | Making, Wearing and Sharing Shell Ornaments at Kfar HaHoresh
14:30 Anna Maria Bach-Gómez and Miquel Molist, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona | Beads at Tell Halula: Social Dynamics in a Production and Consumption Context in Middle Euphrates Valley
15:00 Coffee break
15:30 Examination of shell bead assemblages at the Archaeomalacology lab
19:00 Reception (Workshop participants only)


Tuesday, November 8th, 2022

Third session: Shell Adornment in Anatolia and the Aegean
Chair: Nigel Goring-Morris

9:00 Milena Vasić, Independant researcher | The Use of Shell for Body Adornment at Çatalhöyük
9:30 Emma Baysal, Ankara University | Ornaments and Settled Life – A Journey across Anatolia?
10:00 Coffee break
10:30 Rena Veropoulidou, Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports | Perforated Shells in Neolithic Northern Greece: From Molluscan Food Refuse to Shell Artefact Production and Use
11:00 Catherine Perlès, University of Paris-Nanterre | A Different World Under the Microscope: The Production of Late Neolithic Beads at Franchthi, Greece
11:30 Fotis Ifantidis, University of the Aegean | On Aegean Neolithic bracelets -shell and stone- once more
12:00 LUNCH

Fourth session: Further around the World
Chair: Anna Belfer-Cohen

13:00 Aldona Kurzawska and Iwona Sobkowiak-Tabaka, Polish Academy of Science and Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan | Shell Ornaments from the Neolithic and Early Bronze Age Graves in Poland
13:30 Annelou van Gijn, Leiden University | The Importance of Amber Ornaments in Beaker Burials
14:00 Coffee break
14:30 Abigail Moffett, University of East Anglia | Adorning Bodies and Articulating Personhood: Cowrie Shells in the Southern African Archaeological Record
15:00 Michelle Langley, Griffith University | Exploring the Marine Shell Ornament Technology of the Lapita Period (c.3500 – 2000 BP) in Vanuatu
15:30 Laura Kozuch, University of Illinois | Shell Bead Workshops and Cahokia’s Farmers
16:00 Coffee break
16:30 Final discussion


Wednesday, November 9th, 2022

(Workshop participants only)

9:00 The Steinhardt Museum of Natural History: Shells and shell artifacts study and discussion
12:00 Excursion
18:00 Farewell dinner

 


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