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The entrance to the small tholos tomb at Komiaki on Naxos  ​

The entrance to the small tholos tomb at Komiaki on Naxos.

https://www.greeka.com/cyclades/naxos/sightseeing/mycenaean-tomb/

History and Archaeology
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The Meaning of Friday
A Mycenaean 'stirrup' jar

A Mycenaean 'stirrup' jar, made to contain aromatic oils.

http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/244728

'Taf' figurine

The figurine on the left here is a 'Taf' figurine, a feminine figure in the form of the letter T.

http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/698244

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The Flerio Kouros

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The shepherd's hut near the Flerio Kouros

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A Hydria, showing the shape of this vessel for mixing wine and water, though not with the octopus design sought after by Jim Grogan!

https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/240918

INFORMATION

This article concerns the settlements of Grotta on naxos and Koukounaries on Paros, and throws light on the people who built them.

https://www.ancientworldmagazine.com/articles/death-paros-twelfth-century-destruction-koukounaries/

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