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Houses of ill repute : the archaeology of brothels, houses, and taverns in the Greek world / edited by Allison Glazebrook and Barbara Tsakirgis.

Glazebrook, Allison, 1966-
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Philadelphia : Penn, University of Pennsylvania Press, [2016]

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viii, 256 pages : black and white illustrations ; 24 cm


What is a house? : conceptualizing the Greek house / Barbara Tsakirgis -- Can pottery help distinguish a brothel from a tavern or house? / Kathleen M. Lynch -- Patterns of amphora discard from houses, shops, taverns, and brothels / Mark L. Lawall -- Building Z in the Athenian kerameikos : house, tavern, inn, brothel? / Bradley A. Ault -- Locations of ill repute in late Hellenistic Delos / Monika Trümper -- Dining and the cult of Aphrodite : the function of the South stoa at Corinth / David Scahill -- Looking inside on the outside of a pot / Amy C. Smith -- Is there an archaeology of prostitution? / Allison Glazebrook.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-238) and index.


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  • 9780812247565 (alk. paper)
  • 0812247566 (alk. paper)