Bronze Age Trade; from the Indus, through Bactria, Elam, Mesopotamia and the Near East, into the Aegean

In this post you will read about indirect, but apparent proof that the Bronze Age world was much more globalised than previously thought. Continue reading “Bronze Age Trade; from the Indus, through Bactria, Elam, Mesopotamia and the Near East, into the Aegean”

Important finds from prehistoric Akrotiri, Thera

Important new data has come to light during the ongoing excavation works at Akrotiri, Thera conducted under the auspices of the Archaeological Society  at Athens, headed by Professor Emeritus Mr. Christos Doumas and funded by the Kaspesky Lab. Inside an important, most probably public building, known as the “House of Benches,” where in 1999 the famous golden ibex had been found inside a clay larnax next to a pile of animals’ horns, amphoras were found this year under the destruction backfills in chronological order, together with small rectangular clay larnakes. Continue reading “Important finds from prehistoric Akrotiri, Thera”

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