Labyrinth: Knossos, Myth and Reality
A comprehensive introduction to the archaeological site of Knossos and the search for its mythical past, unveiling the myths, mysteries and historical facts of this incredible site.
About the Author
Andrew Shapland is Sir Arthur Evans Curator of Bronze Age and Classical Greece at the Ashmolean Museum. Before joining the Department of Antiquities in 2018 he was Greek Bronze Age Curator at the British Museum for nearly 10 years. As an undergraduate he studied Archaeology and Anthropology at Cambridge before moving to the UCL Institute of Archaeology for postgraduate studies, receiving his PhD in 2009. He remains an Honorary Lecturer at UCL. He sits on committees of the British School at Athens and Institute of Classical Studies and was formerly on the Council of the Hellenic Society. He is currently the editor of Archaeological Reports. Other publications include Human-Animal Relations in Bronze Age Crete: A History through Objects. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2019. Villing, A., Fitton, J.L., Donnellan, V. & Shapland, A. Troy: Myth and Reality. London: Thames and Hudson 2017. Shapland, A.J. and Stefani, E. (eds), Archaeology Behind the Battle Lines: The Macedonian Campaign (1915-19) and its Legacy. London: Routledge.