It seems totally appropriate that a copy of 'Hail Sisters of the Revolution' by my dear friend writer/poet/musician Caroline Gilfillan with photographer Andrew Scott should arrive in the post on International Women's Day. They met in the 1970s when squatting was a big thing In London and shared a squat in Stepney.
Wednesday, March 08, 2023
Wednesday, March 01, 2023
It is the most valuable artefact yet discovered from the Únětice civilization, a large group of early Bronze Age communities in central Europe - especially Bohemia, Bavaria, south-eastern Germany and western Poland - which is believed to have survived from 2,300BC to around1600 BC.
The dots are thought to represent stars with the cluster being the Pleiades with the circle and crescent being the Sun and Moon.
There are various theories as the purpose of the disc - an astronomical clock, a religious symbol or a work of art.