Kamares Ware Pottery
Two examples of the distinctive Kamares Style of pottery decoration used by the Minoans based on Crete in the Middle Bronze...
Knossos (pronounced Kuh-nuh-SOS) is the ancient Minoan palace and surrounding city on the island of Crete, sung of...
Knossos is the largest Bronze Age archaeological site on Crete, probably the ceremonial and political center of the Minoan civilization...
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...
Labyrinth of Knossos
Inside the 'labyrinth' of the Minoan palace at Knossos, Crete, (c. 1500 BCE).
Located near a fertile plain in northern Crete and with its own harbour, Malia was one of the major settlements and palaces...
Hypostyle Hall with six pillars, the Minoan settlement of Mallia archaeological site, Crete (1650-1450 BCE).
Map of Minoan Crete
A map of Minoan Crete.
Mesara Plain, Crete
A view from Phaistos over the Mesara plain in Crete.
The unique contribution of the Minoan civilization to European architecture is possibly most evident in the great palace structures...