Categories
Log in
There’s more to see...
Sign up to see the rest of what’s here!
Visit Site
Lindy Asimus
Lindy Asimus • 1 year ago

The Bull-Baiters by John Duncan, 1917, from Myths of Crete and Pre-Hellenic Europe by Donald A. Mackenzie

Related Pins

John Duncan (Scottish, 1866 - 1945)

John Duncan (Scottish, 1866 - 1945)

John Duncan (Scottish, 1866 - 1945)

Minoan Bull's Head Rhyton, ca. 1450 B.C. from the Little Palace of Knossos, Crete.

John Duncan The Messenger of Tethra

Minoan fresco, love this culture, they would jump the bulls

Bull jumping fresco, Minoan, Middle Bronze Age, 1400 BC --- Minoan ritual sport of bull jumping - series of frescoes show Minoans leaping over the bull. 2 interpretations of the fresco: did only boys/men do the jumping? Or did both girls/women and boys/men jump over the bull? Hard to tell by this fresco, could be either.

The "boxer rhyton", with scenes of boxing, wrestling and bull-leaping, found in Agia Triada. From the 15th century BC. Archaeological Museum, Iraklion, Crete, Greece.