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Phaistos Palace, mason’s marks photogallery


Phaistos, Crete

More than 220 mason’s marks are reported at Phaistos by Luigi Pernier in 1935, mostly connected to the First Palace. Some characteristics, as their positioning upon hidden faces of the blocks or traces of plastering testify that they were hidden from view after the completing of the palace; for these reasons we may argue that they were more likely connected to the building phases than to the symbolic decoration of the palace. [photogallery]

by AA

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Alpi Occidentali, quadro generale …

Aussois Les Lozes, guerriero

L’arte rupestre delle Alpi Occidentali presenta una minore concentrazione minore rispetto alle “capitali” dell’arte rupestre alpina. Analoghi sono però la qualità e l’ampiezza dell’excursus cronologico …
A chrono-typological frame for the western Alps rock art. While the western Alps rock art is not so conspicuous in quantity as the two alpine poles of Mt. Bego and Valcamonica, regarding the quality and the chronological extent may offer a similar range…

by Andrea Arcà
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