A Source Book in Greek Science (Source Books in the History by Morris R. Cohen, I. E. Drabkin

By Morris R. Cohen, I. E. Drabkin

Masking the overall fields of arithmetic, astronomy, mathematical geography, physics, chemistry and chemical expertise, geology and meteorology, biology, drugs, and physiological psychology, the current assortment surveys the sector of Greek medical success over a thousand-year interval. Many Greek clinical treatises have been written and skim by means of cultivated those who didn't regard themselves as experts. those works may still allure this present day to these readers who desire to comprehend not just the rules of recent technology, but additionally an important part of the humanistic culture.

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Joining fragments from a black-figured kalpis (6) with a distinctive matte black-glazed surface, ivy frieze between the handles, and a shoulder panel preserving the rear legs of a feline and a hoofed quadruped come, again, from Levels 2 and 5. Joining fragments from a black-figured amphora of small-scale Panathenaic shape (2), unfortunately with only the neck preserved, come from Levels 2 and 4. Joining fragments from the body of an amphora (1), come from Levels 1b, 2, and 5. Joining fragments of a black-figured skyphos (34), perhaps with a bird between handle attachments, come from Levels 2 and 5.

Red-figured shapes expressed as percentage of total red-figure component of deposit J 2:4 compared to percentage of red-figured shapes in the 21 other Persian destruction debris deposits (PDD) combined. Data from Shear 1993 Figure 7. Black-figured shapes expressed as a percentage of total black figure component of deposit J 2:4 compared to percentage of black-figured shapes in the 21 other Persian destruction debris deposits (PDD) combined. Data from Shear 1993 © 2011 The American School of Classical Studies at Athens Personal Use Only.

Graham Webster, in his handbook of archaeological methods, Practical Archaeology, warns, “Whether the results achieved from the excavation of wells are always commensurate with the great efforts put into them is often a matter of doubt” (1963, p. 95). He goes on to recommend a “crash helmet” for the excavator. 15. See Vanderpool 1938, p. 366, for a discussion of this filling phenomenon. © 2011 The American School of Classical Studies at Athens Personal Use Only. Do Not Distribute. the archaeological context of well j 2:4 16.

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