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Giants or Geniuses? Monumental building at Mycenae.
Uppsala University, Humanistisk-samhällsvetenskapliga vetenskapsområdet, Faculty of Arts, Department of Archaeology and Ancient History.
1998 (English)In: Current Swedish Archaeology, ISSN 1102-7355, Vol. 6, 167-184 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

The monumental building in Cyclopean masonry at Mycenae has in local tradition been ascribed to cyclops, the giants of Greek mythology. This article discusses the human component in the construction of the monuments at Mycenae and relates it to similar ph

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The Swedish Archaeological Society , 1998. Vol. 6, 167-184 p.
Keyword [en]
Greek Bronze Age, landscape, Mycenae, tholos tombs, true domes, construction, propaganda, audience
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-42034OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-42034DiVA: diva2:69935
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