Category Archives: Media

The Clay Tablets of Hagia Triada eBook – revision 1 now available

The 2012 revision of Minoan Linear A: The Clay Tablets of Hagia Triada is now available! If you have already purchased a digital copy of the book, watch for an email from Amazon announcing availability of an update or go … Continue reading

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Photos from Phaistos

I finally finished uploading the 510 photos from my trip to Phaistos, Crete. :) http://www.flickr.com/photos/kiminoa/sets/72157627694908941/ Theatre Magazines filled with Interesting Stone-crafted Finds

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Mmm! Minoan Mason Marks

Photos of the Minoan mason marks at Gournia, Knossos, Malia, Palaikastro and Phaistos in the Minoan mason marks group at Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/groups/minoan-mason-marks/ Three “thunderbolt” mason marks at the top of the theatre stairs at Phaistos photo by Kim Raymoure Further … Continue reading

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Resource for Mycenaean Greek and Cypriot words

Just ran across this, and am delighted. Wiktionary now has sections for Mycenaean Greek and Cypriot using Unicode transcriptions. Mycenaean Greek nouns In general: Mycenaean Greek Cypriot looks like it’s just getting started: Cypriot

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23-27 March 2011: Heidelberg Conference “Minoan Archaeology. Challenges and Perspectives for the 21st Century”

http://www.propylaeum.de/klassische-archaeologie/fachservice/MinArch2011.html There might be a live stream of this conference available; the conference information lists this as TBD for now.

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Ancient X-Files: The Phaistos Disk as a board game?

Given that I spend most of my free time studying a 4,000 year old language, it may come as no surprise that I don’t own a TV. I am visiting one of my best friends, Kris, and her family right … Continue reading

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Minoan archaeological site photos

I love this site. It is a fantastic collection of photographs of some of the Minoan archaeological sites by Ian Swindale. http://www.uk.digiserve.com/mentor/minoan/ Gournia © Ian Swindale

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New banner

Many, many thanks to my long-time friend, artist Christopher Sumption, for the gorgeous banner he put together for this blog. Thank you, Chris! “Zigurat Six” by Christopher Sumption

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The Phaistos Disk on the National Geographic Channel Sept. 27

http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/episode/the-blood-of-christ-5049/Overview Less famous then the Shroud of Turin, could the Shroud of Oviedo actually be Christ’s burial cloth? NGC traces the blood-stained relic to Israel in a quest to determine whether it holds Christ’s DNA, and in a most chilling … Continue reading

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