The Mycenaean World
introduction to the Mycenaean world brings together the latest research on
its history and on the real Bronze Age cities that lie behind the Homeric
legends. Economy and society, technology and trade, burials and buildings,
warfare and religion are all explored to reveal the character and
achievements of this brilliant forerunner of Classical Greece.
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The rise and fall of Mycenaean civilization
Tombs and burial practices
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13th century BC Aegean Agia Triada Akrotiri animals Argolid armour Athens boar's tusk Bronze Age buildings burial carved central centres chamber tombs Chapter chariot citadel Classical clay colour copper cremation Cretan Crete cult Cyclopean Cyprus daggers Dark Age decorated Dendra depicted destructions Egypt Egyptian elaborate epic example excavation faience female figure figurines fragments gold ring Grave Circle Greek head helmet hilt Homer House Iliad important ivory jars jewellery Knossos known later Lefkandi Linear B tablets lion mainland Mediterranean Messenia metal Minoan Mycenae Mycenaean civilization Mycenaean Greece Mycenaean palace Mycenaean period Mycenaean pottery Mycenaean sites Mycenaean world objects Odysseus Orchomenos painted palatial period Peloponnese perhaps Pylos record Room sanctuaries scenes Schliemann sealstones seen Shaft Graves ships shrine silver spears stone story survive sword Thebes Thera tholos tombs Tiryns town trade Troy vessels wall-paintings walls Warrior Vase weapons women worn Xeste