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Ancient Cretan tetradrachma coin depicting the legendary Labyrinth (ΚΝΩΣΙΩΝ), home of the Minotaur. c. 300 BC

Pre-Alexandrian Greece: Ancient Cretan tetradrachma coin depicting the legendary Labyrinth (ΚΝΩΣΙΩΝ), home of the Minotaur.

Minoan pendant from the Aigina Treasure. Cretan work of Middle Minoan III, c. 1700-1550. Gold. Thanks to www.ou.edu

Master of the Animals Pendant: Aegina Treasure, Minoan, Middle Bronze Age, BC. Lotus flowers are an influence of Egypt. From Aegina Island, a Minoan Colony.

The boxing boys fresco is one of many well preserved frescoes from the island of Thera (Santorini). Thera was destroyed by a violent volcanic eruption, probably in the 16th century BCE, preserving much of the art there.

The boxing boys fresco is one of many well preserved frescoes from the island of Thera (Santorini). Thera was destroyed by a violent volcanic eruption, probably in the century BCE, preserving much of the art there.

One of the early representation of chariot in Crete is from this carmelian seal from Knossos dated around 1450 BC. It shows a man in a quadrant-chariot drawn by a pair of horses. The man holds a whip in one hand and reins in the other. The zigzag effect over the horses' backs (As also shown in the above seal from Vapheio) indicates the lashed braces between the upper and lower poles

Carnelian seal with a man driving a chariot Minoan, about BC From Knossos, Crete British Museum - Highlight image

Agate seal with a man leading a bull  Minoan, about 1500-1300 BC  From Crete    Minoan craftsmen were particularly skilled at the art of seal engraving. Though small, Minoan seal stones often show scenes that are both beautifully carved and an insight into this ancient culture.

Minoan, about BC From Crete Minoan craftsmen were particularly skilled at the art of seal engraving. Though small, Minoan seal stones often show scenes that are both beautifully carved and an insight into this ancient culture.

Minoan rock-crystal bowl. 16th century BCE.

A Minoan rock-crystal bowl in the form of a duck, century BCE. The vessel was found at Mycenae but has been attributed to the earlier Minoan civilization based on Crete. The vessel was probably used to store cosmetic creams.

Fresco of a fisherman. Akrotiri was a Minoan settlement on Santorini Island, Greece and was buried by the Theran eruption in the middle of the 2nd millennium BC. Extensive modern excavation was started in 1967 by Spyridon Marinatos, and revealed the full value of this site.

Fresco of a fisherman, Akrotiri, Greece - Akrotiri (Santorini) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Bronze female figure Cretan Late Minoan I 1600-1450 BCE Metropolitan Museum

Bronze female figure Cretan Late Minoan I BCE Metropolitan Museum Supernatural Style

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