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Protecting the Body in War and Combat

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ISBN: 9783700177418 Year: Pages: 381 Seiten Language: English
Publisher: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften Grant: Austrian Science Fund - PUB 337
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This monograph provides an overview of all metal body armour from the European Bronze Age from a typo-chronological perspective but also in focusing on the manufacture and usage of such armour. This was enabled through the re-evaluation of central and eastern European finds in particular and their material analyses. The research history, distribution and chronology, as well as manufacture and use of helmets, greaves and cuirasses is discussed.

Die goldenen Siegelringe der Ägäischen Bronzezeit

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ISBN: 9783947732135 9783947732128 Year: Pages: 666 DOI: 10.17885/heiup.424 Language: German
Publisher: Heidelberg University Publishing (heiUP)
Subject: Arts in general
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Due to their high material value and their meaningful iconography, Aegean signet rings have already attracted considerable attention in research. The focus was often on the analysis and interpretation of images, however, an overall consideration of this extremely complex archaeological genre and its diverse functions within the Minoan-Mycenaean administration and society was lacking so far. For the first time, not only preserved rings but also imprints of signet rings on sealings are systematically investigated in this work, which allows a new understanding of the material and its transformation during the Aegean Bronze Age.

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