CWA 117 Crossword, and Answers to #116

Across

7 Vegetables domesticated c.8000 BC (8)

9 George ___, 20th-century French archaeologist noted for his work in French Indochina and Siam (6)

10 Boudica’s tribe (5)

11 Huntress of Greek mythology (8)

12 Mayan ceremonial centre in Guatemala (5)

13 Caleb ___, American antiquary who studied the earthworks and burial mounds of Ohio (7)

16 City of Minoan Crete (7)

18 Name given to human fossils discovered in Indonesia in the 19th century (4,3)

20 Phase of South American farming communities of Amazonia (4-3)

21 Extinct language of southern and central Italy (5)

25 Name used by all but one of the pharaohs of the 20th Dynasty (8)

26 ___ elk, giant deer of the Pleistocene (5)

27 Roman philosopher, statesman, and dramatist (6)

28 Large stone such as a menhir (8)

Down

1 US state containing the Frogmore Mound archaeological site (9)

2 Chambered tomb of the Balearic Islands (6)

3 Ancient Greek dialect and architectural style (5)

4 Large knife often found among Anglo-Saxon grave goods (9)

5 Rúaidhrí ___, Irish archaeologist known for work on the Neolithic tombs of Ireland (2,6)

6 Roman goddess of the hearth (5)

8 City-state that defeated Athens in the Peloponnesian War (6)

14 Culture of the Late Hallstatt in north-eastern France (9)

15 Green mineral once used as a cosmetic and ointment (9)

17 William ___, British antiquary and author of Avebury (1743) (8)

19 Soft mineral used to make plaster of Paris (6)

22 ___ Archaic, Canadian hunting communities from 6000 BC (6)

23 Egyptian goddess of fertility (5)

24 ___ and furrow, features created by medieval strip farming (5)

For answers to #117, see next issue.

Answers to Crossword #116

Across: 8 Ziggurat, 9 Avalon, 10 Imseti, 11 Tasmania, 12 Crete, 13 Grinsell, 16 Harappa, 18 Satsuma, 20 Seminole, 21 Assur, 24 Tungusic, 26 Atlatl, 27 Alaska, 28 Outremer.

Down: 1 Cimmerians, 2 Egbert, 3 Druid, 4 Staters, 5 Sassanian, 6 Saracens, 7 Loki, 14 Le Moustier, 15 Upanishad, 17 Almagest, 19 Clacton, 22 Selket, 23 Laeti, 25 Uhle.