The kings of the Greek Bronze Age
counted scribes among their servants, but here too the application was restricted to terse summaries of the palace store s and brief orders to the soldiery.
The tour, accompanied by Lesley Fitton, curator of Greek Bronze Age
Antiquities at the British Museum, costs pounds 998 per person (where two share) and includes flights and half-board accommodation at three- and four-star hotels in Heraklion, Rethimnon and Aghios Nicholas.
Based on the Greek and Roman antiquities in the collection of the British Museum, the 182 illustrations (seventy-five in full color) take the reader from the Early Greek Bronze Age
(3200 BC), through the Geometric, Classical and Hellenistic periods.