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About ritaroberts

I am a retired archaeologist. I have worked on Minoan pottery in Crete. I have also worked on Roman and Medieval pottery in England. I enjoy Archaeology and History, also Geology and collecting fossils .I am now studying the Minoan/Mycenaean scripts writings.

Stone Age Britons feasted while building Stonehenge

via Stone Age Britons feasted while building Stonehenge

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Posted by on October 21, 2017 in Uncategorized

 

Why I consider the Linear B syllabary to be a streamlined refinement of the Linear A syllabary and not a new syllabary

Source: Why I consider the Linear B syllabary to be a streamlined refinement of the Linear A syllabary and not a new syllabary

THIS  IS  AMAZING.

 
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Posted by on October 19, 2017 in Uncategorized

 

CRITICAL POST: Ancient words from 3,000 – 1,200 BCE in modern English

Source: CRITICAL POST: Ancient words from 3,000 – 1,200 BCE in modern English

FOR THOSE OF YOU INTERESTED IN ANCIENT LANUAGES HERE IS A BRILLIANT POST FROM RICHARD VALLANCE EXPLAINING HOW THESE ANCIENT LANGUAGES PROGRESSED OVER TIME.

 
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Posted by on October 8, 2017 in Uncategorized

 

Predynastic rock art discovered south of Aswan.

via Predynastic rock art discovered south of Aswan – The Archaeology News Network

 
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Posted by on October 7, 2017 in Uncategorized

 

Detectorists find unique Roman bronze hoard in the UK.

via Detectorists find unique Roman bronze hoard in the UK – The Archaeology News Network

 
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Posted by on October 2, 2017 in Uncategorized

 

Ancient papyrus reveals how Egyptians transported limestone blocks to build the Great Pyrmid

via Ancient papyrus reveals how Egyptians transported limestone blocks to build the Great Pyramid – The Archaeology News Network

 
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Posted by on September 29, 2017 in Uncategorized

 

Wikipedia: History of beer + the Minoan words for beer = zute and kiretaiwinu finally deciphered

Source: Wikipedia: History of beer + the Minoan words for beer = zute and kiretaiwinu finally deciphered

A fascinating post which I think most people will enjoy reading.

 
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Posted by on September 26, 2017 in Uncategorized

 
 
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