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Where are all these tens of thousands of rams from? Guess. One guess & you’re right!

02 Sep

I am re blogging this post because it is relevant to the Subject I am studying, that of Linear B Minoan scripts. In this post my teacher Richard Vallance is asking if anyone can help with the subject he refers to. We would be most grateful for any help whatsoever.

Minoan Linear A, Linear B, Knossos & Mycenae

Where are all these tens of thousands of rams from? Guess. One guess & you’re right! Click to ENLARGE:

Knossos KN 917 1088 1089 1090 1096As I pointed out in great detail in a previous post, the Minoan/Mycenaean economy ca. 1450 BCE, with its home base at the city of Knossos itself, spread out its sheep husbandry locales among several key sites, notably, Kytaistos, Phaistos & Lykinthos, mentioned 20 times each, Exonos 15 times, Davos 14, Lato & Syrimos 12, Lasynthos 9, Sugrita 8, Tylisos (or Tyllisos) 5 & Raia 3 times. But Knossos is never mentioned at all! All of this is threshed out in the previous post, CRITICAL Post: The Minoans Counted Sheep While They Were Wide Awake,https://linearbknossosmycenae.wordpress.com/2014/08/21/vital-post-the-minoans-counted-sheep-while-they-were-wide-awake-big-time/
which I strongly suggest you read, if you are at all fascinated by the Minoan economy and their international trade, especially in the area of sheep raising and husbandry, which was the vital…

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Posted by on September 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

2 responses to “Where are all these tens of thousands of rams from? Guess. One guess & you’re right!

  1. vallance22

    October 20, 2014 at 7:55 am

    I dunno. You tell me, ha ha!

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  2. ritaroberts

    October 20, 2014 at 10:43 am

    Got to be “Knossos”

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