the bones wrapped in fat. New York: Biblio and Tannen. "Changing Social Relations in the Mediterranean Copper and Bronze Ages". 19 Mycenaean religion was almost certainly polytheistic, and the Myceneans were actively syncretistic, adding foreign deities to their pantheon of deities with considerable ease. Hornblower, Spawforth Eidinow 2012, "Artemis.
17 Many of these names appearing in the Linear B inscriptions can be found later in classical Greece like Zeus, Hera, Poseidon, Athena, Hermes, Eileithyia and Dionysos, 18 but the etymology is the only evidence of the cults. The child dies every year in order to be reborn. Mycenaeans and Minoans: Aegean Prehistory in the Light of the Linear B Tablets. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter. History and the Homeric Iliad. Scattered sherds dating to BC have been found, when Mycenae interacted with Minoan Crete. The picture on the left shows the corbelled tunnel to the underground water pool that was supplied through underground pipes from a nearby natural spring. 55 After the death of the latter and in the reign of his son, Arnuwanda, Madduwatta allies with Attarissiya and they, along with another ruler, raid Alasiya, that is, Cyprus.