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Minoan Goddesses, photo taken in the British Museum , London .
Minoan Goddess, photo taken in the British Museum
Snake Goddess from Knossos, Crete - c. 1600 BC
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Minoan Snake Goddess from Knossos, Crete - c. 1600 BCE
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Griffin fresco, palace at Knossos, Crete
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The Griffin is a legendary creature with the body, tail, and back legs of a lion; the head and wings of an eagle; and an eagle's talons as its front feet. Because the lion was traditionally considered the king of the beasts and the eagle the king of birds, the griffin was thought to be an especially powerful and majestic creature. The griffin was also thought of as king of all creatures. Griffins are known for guarding treasure and priceless possessions.
Griffin fresco in the Throne Room, Palace of Knossos, Crete, Bronze Age
A few weeks ago, someone asked why I had used Minoan artwork for the cover art of The Young Lion, the point being that the novel is set in the Mycenaean culture. The lazy answer is that my stock photo choices were rather limited. The other answer is that the lion/griffin figure on the cover actually is Mycenaean artwork. The Mycenaeans took over Knossos in 1450 B.C., two hundred years before the Trojan War
KRETA /MINOISCHE CULTUUR // Minoan Crete (c.1700BC). Griffin Fresco in the Throne Room, Knossos. Crete. Wingless.
A restored section of the Minoan palace at Knossos, Crete.
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Black GREEK TEMPLE with color.... @ Black is BEAUTIFUL....!
The Minoan Civilization
Girl from Xeste 3 Procession with wounded foot. Fresco from Akrotiri.
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Wounded woman. 1600 BC. Akrotiri, Thera. (x) Girl from Xeste 3 fresco cycle Procession with wounded foot.
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.
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Goddess Tour-Sacred Sites Tour in Greece, Goddess Pilgrimage to Crete is a Sacred Journey to a Society of Peace led by author Carol Christ. Happening Fall 2014!
Gold seal ring from Isopata, Knossos, Crete
Minoan fresco. - what a beautiful, tender, image.
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Their art depicts them to be a happy, vibrant people.
Ancient Minoan fresco, Greece
One thing I like about the Minoans is that their art shows them to be a happy, vibrant people. If I could go back in time, I'd want to visit that civilization - and I'd love to see the sport of bull-leaping. - - - Minoan fresco. - what a beautiful, tender, image.
Ancient Crete: The Minoan's -
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Wall fresco from the Bronze Age palace at Pylos in Greece.
The World is Robert: The Early Depiction of "Blacks" in "European" Art? "The Captain of the Blacks" (c. 1550-1500 BC Crete)
Minoan_fresco ***The Minoan culture of Ancient Greece reached its peak at about 1600 B.C. They were known for their vibrant cities, opulent palaces and established trade connections. Minoan artwork is recognized as a major era of visual achievement in art history. Pottery, sculptures and frescoes from the Minoan Bronze age grace museum displays all over the world. Palace ruins indicate remnants of paved roads and piped water systems.
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Greek Vase based on historical archives of pattern and scene designs from Ancient Minoan times (early Greek, ca. 3000-2000 BC).
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Minoan bull leaping fresco (1600 - 1450 B.C.) Archaeological Museum of Herakleion
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Archaeological Museum of Herakleion. Minoan bull leaping fresco ( 1600 - 1450 B.C. ) - detail
Minoan tray with handles from Phaistos. From around 2700 to 1450 BC, the Minoan civilization flourished as a seafaring and mercantile culture. This vibrant culture was centred around the island of Crete and eventually dominated the Agean region. The Egyptians called the Minoans “the Sea Peoples” and had a fond appreciation for Minoan pottery and ceramics, prized for their innovative shapes and sea-inspired designs
Minoan tray with handles from Phaistos - 2700 to 1450 BC.
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Kamares plate. .1800-1600 B.C. Found in Phaistos, Crete. Photo by Lajja Gauri.
Bronze age Etruscan plate with handles from Crete. C.1600BC. Only perverts call “the Sea Peoples” for the Bronze age Cretans
Minoan tray w/handles from Phaistos, ca 2700-1450 BC, the Minoan civilization flourished as a seafaring & mercantile culture. This vibrant culture was centered around the island of Crete & even-tually dominated the Aegean region. The Egyptians called the Minoans “the Sea Peoples” & had a fond appreciation for Minoan pottery & ceramics, prized for their innovative shapes & sea-inspired designs
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a series of golden signet rings from Minoan Crete _:(16th-13th cent.BC)
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Ancient Greece, Gold Signet Rings from the Minoan Civilization. Crete 16thC-13thC B.C.
Bronze age Etruscan Crete religion and culture
Golden signet rings from Minoan Crete (16th-13th cent.BC) . You can see scenes of a sort of a divine romance. The protagonist is a female figure, undoubtedly a goddess, who appears as being seduced by a figure with the help of giant fennel (Ferula sp.) branches . The upmost seal shows a depiction of love prototypical to later Greek art : there is a tiny figure floating in-between the two main ones. In Classic Greek art, this exactly how they depict Eros .
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Ancient Minoan women fashion. Note: textured fabrics with intricate patterns
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Ancient Minoan Women Wall Art showing their bodices with puffed sleeves.
The Aegean: fall of the Black Civilizations
The Minoan dolphin crater depicts what the Minoans best loved to show in their art: scenes from nature like animals, flowers, and sea life. The Minoans were clearly overjoyed at the abundance of natural beauty which surrounded them on their island
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Minoan ceramic vase
The Minoans - Culture The collection of Minoan art is in the museum at Heraklion, near Knossos on the north shore of Crete.
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Minoan Pottery - from an Ancient Greek Civilization on Crete
Minoan Dolphin Krater Greek Vase
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Sea daffodil fresco (detail). This site tells of the Thera volcano and the destruction of Minoan civilization
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Papyrus fresco. 17th century BC. Akrotiri, Thera. Currently in the Museum of Prehistoric Thera, Santorini.
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fresco painting woman | Minoan Art Work
Minoan Fresco, Akrotiri, Santorini
The Wall Paintings of Thera - part of Akrotiri Excavations we'll explore in Santorini.... http://www.yourcruisesource.com/two_chefs_culinary_cruise_-_istanbul_to_athens_greek_isles_cruise.htm
Thera & the destruction of Minoan Civilization
Cycladic sculpture from Greece ca 2000 BC
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Minoan wall painting at Knossos
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Minoan Wall Painting @ Knossos
heavily reconstructed: 1920's. more art deco than Minoan. Fresco at Knossos: Octopus
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Minoan fresco, Palace of Knossos, Crete
"Young Saffron-Gatherer", detail from the "Saffron-Gatherers", wall-painting from Thera, Greece, c.1650 B.C.
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Miniature wall-painting of a riverine landscape, Thera, Greece c.1650 B.C. (copy)
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Cretan frescoe c.1600BC
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Fresco of Landscape with Monkeys, Akrotiri Thera