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Title:

Clay tablet inscribed in linear B script

Maker(s) &
Production:

Unknown, Greek Islands, Crete

Category:

written document

Name:

writing board

Date:

about 1400 B.C.

Period(s):

Mycenaean; Bronze Age

Description:

tablet, linear B: the inscription may be translated 'Twinono (?) Kyprios: 6 measures of coriander'.

Material:

clay

Dimension(s):

height, 0.014, m
length, 0.121, m

Acquisition:

given; 1922; Evans, Arthur, Sir

Exhibition(s):

I Turned It Into a Palace, Sydney Cockerell and the Fitzwilliam Museum. 2008-11-04 - 2009-03-17
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK
Venue: Mellon Gallery

Documentation:

Woudhuysen, P.. 1982. Treasures of the Fitzwilliam Museum.Cambridge (Cambs.): Pevensey Pressp. 183

Chadwick, J. et al. 1986. Corpus of Mycenean Inscriptions from Knossos I.
255 no.676

Scripta Minoa : the written documents of Minoan Crete : with special reference to the archives of Knossos [vol. 2].
108 and plate

Accession:

Object Number: GR.1.1911
(Antiquities)
(record id: 68603; input: 2003-03-25; modified: 2017-07-21)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/68603





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