Craftsmen of the Minoan civilization centred on the island of Crete produced stone vessels from the early Bronze Age...
Palace of Malia
Model of the Minoan palace at Malia, Crete (1675 BC-1450 BCE).
Located on the fertile Mesara plain in central Crete, Phaistos has been inhabited since the Final Neolithic period (ca. 3600-3000...
Ancient Cretan Pithoi, used for storage of food products. Malia, Crete (1900-1450 BCE).
Stone for harvest offerings
The stone Kernos for food offerings of the collected harvest, the Minoan settlement of Malia, Crete (1650-1450 BCE...
The Olive in the Ancient Mediterranean
Olives and olive oil were not only an important component of the ancient Mediterranean diet but also one of the most successful...
The Oxford Handbook of the Bronze Age Aegean (Oxford Handbooks)
At nearly a thousand pages this is a titan of a book covering 3000 to 1000BC. This period includes two of the Mediterranean's...
Ideally situated in a sheltered gulf surrounded by mountains, Zakros (or Kato Zakros) in south-eastern Crete, was the fourth...