Stone rhyton (libation vase) in the form of a bull's head from the Minoan site of Knossos, New-Palace period (1600-1500...
Craftsmen of the Minoan civilization centred on the island of Crete produced stone vessels from the early Bronze Age...
In today's episode, we'll take a look at the evidence from early Minoan history, beginning with pre-history and working...
In Greek mythology, the Minotaur was a monster with the body of a man and the head and tail of a bull. The Minotaur...
Mycenean Greece and the Orient about 1450 BC
Mycenean Greece and the Orient about 1450 BC. Inset: Reference Map of the Nile Delta.
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.
Located on the fertile Mesara plain in central Crete, Phaistos has been inhabited since the Final Neolithic period (ca. 3600-3000...
Shamanic elements in Minoan religion
Ritual has always been a popular subject of study in archaeology and anthropology. Early ethnographers relished the details...
Sir Arthur Evans
Minoan archaeology cannot really be understood properly without considering the controversial figure of Sir Arthur Evans...