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Mycenaean lessons of descriptive geometry showing cam mechanisms to move huge blocks
Uppsala University, Humanistisk-samhällsvetenskapliga vetenskapsområdet, Faculty of Arts, Department of Archaeology and Ancient History.
1998 (English)In: Ancient Greek Technology proceedings. 1st International Conference - Thessaloniki 1997., Technology Museum of Thessaloniki , 1998, 439-445 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

The scientific knowledge of the Mycenaen architects and engineers is demonstrated through an analytical study of some geometrical features in the monumental tholos tomb called the treasury of Atreus.

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Technology Museum of Thessaloniki , 1998. 439-445 p.
Keyword [en]
Greek Bronze Age, Mycenae, Atreus Tomb, geometry, scientific knowledge,lintel block, transport, cam mechanism
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-42059ISBN: 960-7619-04-8OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-42059DiVA: diva2:69960
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