Ivory from hippopotamus tusk in the Aegean Bronze Age

July 1984
Antiquity;Jul84, Vol. 58 Issue 223, p123
Academic Journal
Discusses the use of ivory from hippopotamus tusk in the Aegean Bronze Age. Development of ivory working into a craft as supplies of ivory increased in Crete, Greece and the mainland; Discoveries in Agean bone and ivory working that provided evidence on the use of hippopotamus tusk in the Aegean during the Bronze Age; Benefits of hippopotamus tusk to ivory carvers.


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