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By Yannis Tzedakis,Holley Martlew,Martin Jones

ISBN-10: 1842172387

ISBN-13: 9781842172384

The 'Archaeology meets technological know-how' undertaking is presently reworking our realizing of the Minoan and Mycenaean civilisations, throughout the in-depth program of cutting-edge medical analyses to ceramic artefacts and skeletal fabric. This ebook is the fruit of this acclaimed examine, which used to be performed among 1997 and 2003, and provided in an exhibition in a couple of museums throughout Europe and the USA, beginning with the nationwide Archaeological Museum in Athens. relocating past the normal archaeological structure of illustrations with descriptions of contexts, the publication analyses each one item from the within , and for that reason each one has a unique tale to inform. natural residue and good isotope research has prolonged our wisdom past whatever formerly gleaned via traditional archaeological learn, and we've got an improved knowing of the foods and drinks ate up by way of usual humans in Bronze Age Greece. There are a few attention-grabbing insights, reminiscent of the beginning of contemporary Greek retsina, which used to be traced first to the time of Agamemnon, then to Crete within the seventeenth century BC and eventually to the Early Minoan interval, c. 2000 BC. The booklet presents the first medical proof on which the realm popular scientists who've performed this paintings have established their conclusions.

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