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Non-scribal Communication Media in the Bronze Age Aegean and Surrounding Areas (Volume 196.0)
Non-scribal Communication Media in the Bronze Age Aegean and Surrounding Areas (Volume 196.0)
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This volume is intended to be the first in a series that will focus on the origin of script and the boundaries of non-scribal communication media in proto-literate and literate societies. Over the last 30 years, the domain of scribes and bureaucrats has become much better known. Our goal now is to reach below the élite and scribal levels to interface with non-scribal operations conducted by people of the «middling» sort. Who made these marks and to what purpose? Did they serve private or (semi-) official roles in Bronze Age Aegean society? The comparative study of such practices in the contemporary East (Cyprus, Anatolia, the Levant, and Egypt) can shed light on sub-elite activities in the Aegean and also provide evidence for cultural and economic exchange networks

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Publisher
Firenze University Press
Year
2017
ISBN
9788864536361
Topic
Languages & Linguistics
Subtopic
Linguistics

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