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L’une des plus anciennes représentations connues de labyrinthe, sur une tablette d’époque mycénienne à Pylos. Musée national archéologique d’Athènes

Reverse of a clay tablet from Pylos bearing the motif of the Labyrinth. The tablet, the earliest datable representation of the classical labyrinth, was recovered from the remains of the Mycenaean palace of Pylos, destroyed by fire 1200 BCE

In 1900, Arthur Evans excavated the ruins of Knossos, in Crete.  He found these clay tablets in the process. He called it Linear B Script.  This piece contains information on the distribution of bovine, pig and deer hides to shoe and saddle-makers. Photo: Sharon Mollerus via Wikimedia Commons

An ancient tablet contains records written in Linear B — a script that was discovered in the century and remained undeciphered for decades.

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Labyrinth carved as decoration on an Etruscan Vase found in Tragliatella, Italy.

The earliest example of the labyrinth symbol for which a precise date can be determined is on a Linear B inscribed clay tablet from the Mycenaean palace at Pylos in southern Greece, which was accidentally preserved by the fire that destroyed the palace c.1200 BC.

The earliest example of the labyrinth symbol for which a precise date can be…

This is my Cretan finger labyrinth from the Wild Goose Studio, "designed by Kathleen Smyth, cast by hand at Kinsdale, Co. Cork, Ireland."

Cretan Labyrinth

This is my Cretan finger labyrinth from the Wild Goose Studio, "designed by Kathleen Smyth, cast by hand at Kinsdale, Co.

Colli a Volturno - Chiesa di S.Leonardo - Labirinto di pellegrinaggio -

Colli a Volturno - Chiesa di S.Leonardo - Labirinto di pellegrinaggio -

text of a Babylonian tablet that he says is the original version of the story of Noah’s Ark. The 3,700-year-old tablet describes a giant, circular coracle with wooden ribs that was waterproofed with two kinds of bitumen.

Irving Finkel has translated the text of a Babylonian tablet that he says is the original version of the story of Noah’s Ark. The tablet describes a giant, circular coracle with wooden ribs that was waterproofed with two kinds of bitumen.

Linear B Tablet l4th century BCE donated by Sir Arthur Evans in l9l0

Linear B Tablet century BCE donated by Sir Arthur Evans in

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