Map of Minoan Crete
A map of Minoan Crete.
The unique contribution of the Minoan civilization to European architecture is possibly most evident in the great palace structures...
Minoan Barbotine Jug
A Minoan jug in the Barbotine style where decorative excrescenses were added to the vessel, 1850-1800 BCE from Knossos. (British...
Minoan Bee Pendant
A solid gold Minoan pendant depicting two bees clutching a honeycomb (1800-1700 BCE), found in the Old Palace cemetery...
Minoan Bull Leaping
A fresco showing bull leaping, Minoan Knossos (Final Palatial period 1450-1400 BCE), Heraklion Archaeological Museum, Crete...
Map of Minoan Crete The Minoan civilization was a Bronze Age civilization that arose on the island of
Minoan Double Axes
Gold votive double axes, New Palace period (1600-1450 BCE), Heraklion Archaeological Museum, Crete. The double axe...
A fresco detail from a banquet scene (known as 'La Parisienne') from Knossos, 1400-1350 BCE. The figure, in a robe and...
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...