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Minoan clothing was suitable to the mild climate of Crete and bore simple geometric designs. Men wore loincloths and kilts. Women wore robes that had short sleeves and layered flounced skirts. Women's clothing often fitted on top and open allowing the breasts to be exposed. They wore bracelets on their ankles and were decorated with earings, cosmetics and hair design.

Ancient Crete: Minoan, flared skirt with many tiers and ornamental bands.

By Ewen CallawayWhen the British archaeologist Sir Arthur Evans discovered the 4,000-year-old Palace of Minos on Crete in 1900, he saw the vestiges of a long-lost civilization whose artifacts set it apart from later Bronze-Age Greeks. Ancient DNA recovered from Cretan caves suggests that the Minoan civilization emerged from the early farmers who settled the islands thousands of years earlier

By Ewen Callaway When the British archaeologist Sir Arthur Evans discovered the Palace of Minos on Crete in he saw the vestiges of a long-lost civilization whose artefacts set it apart from later Bronze-Age Greeks. The Minoans, .

mycenaeanfresco.jpg   Minoan Costume

Mycenaean Woman (Fresco) Date ca. 1300 BC — This is a fairly large image of this Mycenean-era Minoan costume. Don't know where it came from/or photographer here - no photo credits. Drawing is more awkward/less naturalistic than earlier Minoan frescos.

The Minoans

The Minoans, Ancient Greece, This would something they would trade for either food, or another thing they needed that could help them.

Evans's "Snake Goddess" from Knossos, Crete c. 1600 BCE (Archeological Museum, Herakleion)

Women in the Aegean: Minoan Snake Goddess: Snake Charmers