Large Pictures III

 

Danube Culture

Here is a large version of the map showing the area of the Danube culture. The symbols denote places
where something has been found; numbers refer to the exact locations. Only some of the specific cultures going with
the symbols have been indicated. For all the details see the book of Harald Haarmann
     
Danube culture; map
  Link to text    Source: A somewhat modified version of the map given in the frontispiece of Harald Haarmann's book
     
This is a large-scale picture of the famous Cernavodã "thinker" with his wife or admirer (?)
   
Danube culture; Cernavoda figurines
  Link to text    Source: This article
       
This picure shows a set of twelve "red clay" figurines of the Cucuteni culture from around 4200–4050 BC
   
  Link to text   Source: This article
       
This set of twenty-one figurines and thirteen chairs is als from the Cucuteni Culture, about
4900–4750 BC ("Pre-Cucuteni II"). The figurines were found inside a pottery vessel.
   
  Link to text      Source: This article
     
Below is a picture of the "temple" unearthed in 2014 at a Trypillian site.
I'm not exactly sure what one sees but it is definitely big.
   
Danube Culture; large temple
  Link to text      Source: Sci-News.com, Oct 22, 2014
     
 

Cyprus Museum

Ain't those things below rather amusing?
   
Cyprus Museum; funny ceramics
  Link to text Source: Photographed in the Cyprus Museum in Oct. 2016
The "Kopffüßer" (cephalopod) below got my attention because I'm going to be turned int one soon.
A few days after we are back from Cyprus, a world-renowned surgeon will take out a part off my fibula
(that smaller bone in your lower leg) and stuff it into my mouth. Does not sound like a lot of fun (and isn't;
trust me, I went through the experience by now) but goes a long way in reconstructign an upper jaw
bone that was lost to begnin but recurring tumors. Soon I might have teeth again!
   
Cyprus Museum; octopus
  Link to text Source: Photographed in the Cyprus Museum in Oct. 2016
 

Uluburun Shipwreck

Here is a picture of what the divers saw. I suspect though that the cargo wasn't that "clean" but covered wth sand and debris.
   
Uluburun Shipwreck
  Link to text Source: Photographed in the Bodrum Museum in May 2017

A lomgitudinal section through the ship, showing how the cargo was stored.
This is an artists conception but based on the way the stuff was found on the sea floor.
   
Uluburun Shipwreck
  Link to text Source: Photographed in the Bodrum Museum in May 2017

Here are some ingots:
   
Uluburun Shipwreck Ingots
  Link to text Source: Photographed in the Bodrum Museum in May 2017
     
One of the show cases. The weapoms and the pottery are are obvious but what is No. 9?
Turns out it is a ceremonial scepter-mace of volcanic stone.
 
Uluburun shipwreck; weapons
  Link to text Source: Photographed in the Bodrum Museum in May 2017
     
A show case with some of the precious stuff:
   
Uluburun shipwreck; jewelry, gold
  Link to text Source: Photographed in the Bodrum Museum in May 2017
     
A close-up fo the hilt construction of two bronze daggers.
Several pieces of wood (?), ivory (?) metal etc, have been fitted to the bronze-enclosed "hollow";
possibly glued in by the "turpentine" resin mentioned in the main text.
   
Uluburun shipwreck; dagger hilts
  Link to text Source: Photographed in the Bodrum Museum in May 2017
     

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