It is one of the highlights of a major exhibition on Mycenaean culture
, one of Europe's earliest civilizations.The Schloss Karlsruhe Museum is hosting the largest exhibition ever held on Mycenaean Greece's cultural history.
The topics discussed include evolutions and temporal delimitation of Bronze Age world systems in western Asia and the Mediterranean, a liminal view of the Late Bronze Age world system, negotiating metal and the metal form in the royal tombs of Alacahoyuk in north-central Anatolia, assessing the evidence for the long-distance exchange of silk in later prehistoric Eurasia, and the emergence of Mycenaean culture
as a phenomenon of globalization.
Ventris and Chadwick 1973: 318 and 487) and so attest to the distribution of clothing to guests--a point raised by "Aithon" at 19.236-240-as a feature of Mycenaean culture
. Moreover, the "meeting" of "Aithon" and Odysseus, recounted in book 19, took place at Knossos--which happens to be the place of provenance for these various clothing tablets.
By analyzing many contexts on Crete from the Early Bronze Age through the end of the Late Bronze Age, she makes a strong argument that Minoan society was corporate in structure and that more vertical and hierarchical relationships became apparent through the influence of Mycenaean culture
. Feasting in Mycenaean society, she argues, was from the beginning focused on individual reciprocity among aggrandizing elites operating in competitive arenas.
He was influenced by Heinrich Schliemann's exciting discoveries at Troy and Mycenae and by Arthur Milchhofer's suggestion that Crete had dominated the Mycenaean culture
of the Greek cities of the Bronze Age (in the period around the sixteenth to the thirteenth centuries BC, before the Trojan War).
Kelder, an archaeological scholar, analyzes the contemporary scholarship regarding the continuity and character of Mycenaean culture
and palace sites in the late Bronze Age period.