Minoan Rock-Crystal Vase
A Minoan vase carved from rock-crystal, from Zakros on Crete, c. 1450 BCE. The collar includes gilded ivory discs and...
Minoan Snake Goddess, Knossos.
Faience figurine of the Minoan Snake Goddess - her dominion was over nature and fertility. New-Palace period (1600 BCE...
Minoan Stone Vases
A range of stone vessels from Minoan Crete, 15th century BCE. (Archaeological Museum of Herakllion, Crete).
Craftsmen of the Minoan civilization centred on the island of Crete produced stone vessels from the early Bronze Age...
Minoan Vase in Marine Style
New-Palace period (1500-1450 BCE) Cretan Clay askos with 'Marine Style' decoration, (Heraklion Archaeological Museum, Crete...
In Greek mythology, the Minotaur was a monster with the body of a man and the head and tail of a bull. The Minotaur...
A marble sculpture of the Minotaur. A Roman copy of a Greek original by Myron. (National Archaeological Museum, Athens...
The Mycenaean civilization flourished in the late Bronze Age, from the 15th to the 13th century BCE and extended its influence...
Palace of Knossos
The partially reconstructed wing of the palace of Knossos c. 1500 BCE.
Palace of Knossos, Crete
The Palace at Knossos, Crete, (c. 1500 BCE). A restored upper-level lightwell.