Bernstorf, Bavaria; Mycenean Linear B in Bronze Age Germany

In this post we present information extracted from official publications on the archaeological site of Bernstorf in Bavaria, Germany. Some exciting findings have come to light, including two amber objects with incised Mycenean Linear B Writing. Continue reading “Bernstorf, Bavaria; Mycenean Linear B in Bronze Age Germany”

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Amber Trade in Prehistoric Europe – From the Baltic to the Mediterranean

The archaeological artefacts that we study form only a minor fraction of the objects that were in circulation in prehistoric times. In the case of amber, however, there is an exceptional degree of underestimation. Amber is soft, fragile, inflammable and weathers easily. All this taken together makes the single amber artifacts that we find, in fact, representative of much larger quantities that were in use by a community under investigation. Continue reading “Amber Trade in Prehistoric Europe – From the Baltic to the Mediterranean”

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