Wall painting from the House of the Ladies found in the site of Akrotiri, Museum of Prehistoric Thira, Santorini, Greece
Knossos, columns, a beautiful photo!
Palacio Knossos (Creta)
Greece (Crete) The ruins of the Palace of Knossos. Discovered in 1899 and partially reconstructed, the elaborate Palace is believed to be the mythical Labyrinth of King Minos and the seat of ancient Minoan culture.
Knossos Palace (Built Around 1900 BC, Crete) My husband and I spent Christmas here one year. Beautiful and romantic Crete.
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Minoan: The people of Crete 3000-1400BC
Cat Hunting Ducks Akrotiri, Santorini before 1628BC
House of Ladies Fresco, Akrotiri, Thera
Minoan Goddesses, photo taken in the British Museum , London .
Snake Goddess from Knossos, Crete - c. 1600 BC
Griffin fresco, palace at Knossos, Crete
A restored section of the Minoan palace at Knossos, Crete.
Mistress of the Animals fresco from Xeste 3 on Thera.
Girl from Xeste 3 Procession with wounded foot. Fresco from Akrotiri.
A Minoan gold seal featuring some very curvy dancing ladies . A goddess-driven society - Snake Goddess is merely one example - Minoans clearly celebrated women. Most of the artifacts from Minoan society feature women, either alone or in groups. It is believed that women in Minoan society actively participated if not dominated the society's religious practices and events. Men are rarely depicted in Minoan art and other artifacts, and if they are they are rarely shown in positions of power.
Minoan fresco. - what a beautiful, tender, image.
Ancient Crete: The Minoan's -
Minoan Dolphin Oinochoe Greek Vase, terracotta Greek Vases, Minoan ...