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perdika

πέρδικα

Partridge. Not common at all on Greek menus but among the first birds, along with swallows, depicted in Greek art. The above partridges are part of a frieze from a house near the Palace of Knossos, Crete, dated to 18th to 16th century BC.

Text © Dana Facaros

Images by: PD art