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Thu Nov 9, 2017, 12:08 PM

Bronze Age (3,500 yrs. ago) Masterpiece found [View all]



After over a year of cleaning, researchers have uncovered an intricately carved gem: an agate sealstone, used for stamping an image onto clay or wax, that researchers have hailed as "one of the finest works of prehistoric Greek art ever discovered."



What is fascinating is that the representation of the human body is at a level of detail and musculature that one doesn't find again until the classical period of Greek art 1,000 years later," said researcher Jack Davis of the University of Cincinnati.



Amazing craftsmanship- more at:

https://www.sciencealert.com/bronze-age-greek-sealstone-pylos-combat-griffin-warrior-art-history?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sciencealert-latestnews+%28ScienceAlert-Latest%29

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