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The Minoan “Seki” (尺)

Updated on April 29, 2012 [This article presumes knowledge about both the Minoan civilization and the Linear A transcriptions.] A hallmark of Minoan architecture is ashlar masonry, which refers to stone that has been cut and finished (dressed). Ashlar masonry is common throughout prehistoric Crete and Greece. The width of large ashlar, as used on […]