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Crete - Heraklion Archaeological Museum - Phaistos Disk (side 1)

The famous phaistos disc is a clay disk with impressions on both sides of hieroglyphic symbols arranged in sa spiral running from the circumference of the disk to the centre. Amongst the symbols-ideograms can be recognized human beings, human limbs, a boat, birds, animals, various tools and vases. - Phaistos, neopalatial period, 1600-1450 BC

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Taken on September 4, 2013