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What did Arthur Evans find at Knossos?
Last Updated: 19th April, 2020
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Furthermore, what was found in the palace of Knossos?
Among the items found in Knossos is a Minoan depiction of a goddess flanked by two lionesses that shows a goddess who appears in many other images. John Davies Evans (no relation to Arthur Evans) undertook further excavations in pits and trenches over the palace, focusing on the Neolithic.
Likewise, what did Arthur Evans call the language and writing found at Knossos? Origin of the Linear A script Late in the 19th century CE, the English archaeologist Sir Arthur Evans published a paper named 'Cretan pictographs and the prae-Phoenician script', based on the study of a number of signs and short inscriptions found on Crete and mainland Greece.
Moreover, what is Arthur Evans famous for?
Sir Arthur John Evans FRS FBA FREng (8 July 1851 – 11 July 1941) was an English archaeologist and pioneer in the study of Aegean civilization in the Bronze Age. He is most famous for unearthing the palace of Knossos on the Greek island of Crete.
When did Arthur Evans excavated Knossos?