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Knossos, Keepers and Kneaders.
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Knossos, Keepers and Kneaders.


The identifications of papillar line traces in this investigation have been made on clay tablets which are about 3,400 years old. Hence they arer the oldest such traces in the world that have been identified on artefacts. Isolated papillar line traces have been found on objects older than 3,400 years, but without any identification.    In...

A Cereal Find from Old Etruria.
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A Cereal Find from Old Etruria.


At the Swedish excavations of the Etruscan acropolis at Acquarossa some pieces of burned clay from a house wall were recovered. They contained several enclosed carbonized cereal grains and numerous grain impressions. Since traces of straw and twigs were also visible in the pieces, plant material had obviously been mixed into the clay when the...

Introduction to the Bronze Age Archaeology of Cyprus.
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Introduction to the Bronze Age Archaeology of Cyprus.


This handbook is intended to serve as a general guide to the ecological, cultural and chronological aspects of Cypriote Bronze Age archaeology. It has sought not merely to give a descriptive account of and commentary on the island’s ancient environment, ceramic industry and relative and absolute dates but to set the process of reconstructing the...

Johannes Edfelt och antiken.
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Johannes Edfelt och antiken.


Johannes Edfelt skriver i en antologi Grekiska motiv: Vad hellensk myt och dikt, vad grekisk anda betytt för svenska diktare är ett av de största kapitlen i vår bildningshistoria. Han tillhör själv denna stolta bildningstradition och har inspirerats av den antika litteraturen och mytologin alltifrån diktsamlingen Aftonunderhållning 1932 till de underbart sköna dikter han läste...