Griffin Fresco, Knossos
The griffin fresco in situ, Minoan palace of Knossos, Crete, (1700-1450 BCE).
Knossos (pronounced Kuh-nuh-SOS) is the ancient Minoan palace and surrounding city on the island of Crete, sung of...
Knossos Crete - The palace of Knossos - ancient
Knossos nearby Heraklion Crete. Shot by HD-video. The great ancient Minoan palace was built gradually between 1700 and...
A stone carved labrys or double axe, a common motif in Minoan art and architecture, Malia (1700-1450 BCE).
Labyrinth of Knossos
Inside the 'labyrinth' of the Minoan palace at Knossos, Crete, (c. 1500 BCE).
Hypostyle Hall with six pillars, the Minoan settlement of Mallia archaeological site, Crete (1650-1450 BCE).
The Minoan civilization flourished in the middle Bronze Age on the Mediterranean island of Crete from ca. 2000 BCE until...
Frescoes are the source of some of the most striking imagery handed down to us from the Minoan civilization of Bronze...
Minoan Horns of Consecration
Bull horns were a common religious symbol in the Cretan Minoan culture (2000 BCE - 1450 BCE), represented in fresco...
The jewellery of the Minoan civilization based on Bronze Age Crete demonstrates, as with other Minoan visual art forms...