A Survey of Evidence for Feasting in Mycenaean Society

  title={A Survey of Evidence for Feasting in Mycenaean Society},
  author={James C. Wright},
  pages={133 - 178}
Abstract:The study of feasting on the Greek mainland during the Middle and Late Bronze Age provides insights into the nature of Mycenaean society. Grave goods demonstrate changes in feasting and drinking practices and their importance in the formation of an elite identity. Cooking, serving, and drinking vessels are also recorded in Linear B documents. Feasting scenes appear in the frescoes of Crete and the islands, and the Mycenaeans adapt this tradition for representation in their palaces… 

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