Minoan Rock-Crystal Bowl
A Minoan rock-crystal bowl in the form of a duck, 16th century BCE. The vessel was found at Mycenae but has been attributed...
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 Jug
A Minoan alabaster jug, Crete, 15th century BCE. (National Archaeological Museum, Athens)
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...
In today's episode, we'll take a look at the evidence from early Minoan history, beginning with pre-history and working...
Late Minoan polychrome vase, mid-15th century BCE, from Isopata. (Archaeological Museum, Heraklion)
Minoan Vase in Marine Style
New-Palace period (1500-1450 BCE) Cretan Clay askos with 'Marine Style' decoration, (Heraklion Archaeological Museum, Crete...
Palace of Knossos, Crete
The Palace at Knossos, Crete, (c. 1500 BCE). A restored upper-level lightwell.