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This volume is the first comprehensive archaeological corpus of all the extant inscriptions written in the un-deciphered syllabary of Late Bronze Age Cyprus (1500-1200 BC): the so-called Cypro-Minoan script. Organized in a catalogue format, each object is analysed, illustrated, and accompanied by a detailed commentary on the context of recovery and typological characteristics with full bibliographical references. While a standalone reference work, it aims toshowcase the inscribed objects discussed in Volume 1: Analysis, fully illustrating them in a series of photographs, including 50 colour plates, and drawings.
Silvia Ferrara is a Research Fellow at the University of La Sapienza, Rome, Italy.
Table of Contents
Preface and Acknowledgements List of Abbreviations List of Illustrations and Plates Introduction: An Archaeological Corpus 1.1. Historical Background 1.2. Definition of the Corpus 1.3. Corpus Structure and Order of Entry 1.4. Additions (ADD ##218-##243) 1.5. Appendices THE INSCRIPTIONS: ##001-##243 Appendices List of Cypro-Minoan Objects and their Functions Sign Variants General Bibliography