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A Mini Introduction to Knossos
Follow Theresa on a short tour of the ancient ruins of Knossos on the island of Crete.
Crete is an island in the eastern Mediterranean which during the Bronze Age produced the influential Minoan civilization...
Daedalus is a figure from Greek mythology famous for his clever inventions and as the architect of the Minotaur’s labyrinth...
Dolphin Fresco, Knossos, Crete
A detail of the dolphin fresco, the Minoan palace of Knossos, Crete, (1700-1450 BCE)
Griffin Fresco, Knossos
The griffin fresco in situ, Minoan palace of Knossos, Crete, (1700-1450 BCE).
Griffin Fresco, Knossos, Crete
A detail of the griffin fresco from the throne room, palace of Knossos, Crete, (1700-1450 BCE).
Images of Palace at Knossos, Knossos, Crete.
c. 1700-1300 B.C.E. Homer mentions the great city of Knossos in the Odyssey. It was located on Crete, the largest of...
Knossos is the largest Bronze Age archaeological site on Crete, probably the ceremonial and political center of the Minoan civilization...
Knossos, the famous Minoan Palace lies 5 kilometres southeast of Heraklion, in the valley of the river Kairatos. The river...