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Image from the walls of Pylos showing helmeted Mycenean soldiery killing 'fleece-clad rustics,' likely referring to people who lived beyond the reach of the Mycenean palaces

Image from the walls of Pylos showing helmeted Mycenaean soldiery killing 'fleece-clad rustics,' likely referring to people who lived beyond the reach of the Mycenaean palaces.

mycenae - breastplate  Shaft Grave V, Grave Circle A, Mycenae. 1600-1500 BC. National Archaeological Museum, Athens.   Gold funerary breastplate decorated with repoussé spirals. Two repoussé circles indicate the nipples. The breast plates are reminiscent of the luxurious Pharaonic Egyptian burials, where the mummified bodies were covered entirely with gold.

mycenae - breastplate Shaft Grave V, Grave Circle A, Mycenae. Gold funerary breastplate decorated with repoussé spirals. Two repoussé circles indicate the nipples. What the king wore under his clothes.

Minoïsch aardewerk

Bronze age Etruscan rhyton in the form of a bull's head, Crete The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Woman and Nike at altar, each with phiale.<br/><br/>Offering libations seems to have been an important role for women. Here a Nike (personification of victory), who looks very much like an Athenian lady with wings, and a mortal counterpart flank an altar

This vase is related to the covered bowl with one handle b) displayed nearby. They represent basically the same shape adapted to different functions by the presence or absence of a handle.

Μινωικό κεραμικό δοχείο με φυτικό διάκοσμο

Late Minoan Palace Style Vase Neopalatial Period BCE) Note the all-over decoration.

Un rhytòn rinvenuto nel palazzo (Greek Culture of Ministry)

New excavations at a site near historical Sparta may have uncovered the lost ruins of a Mycenaean Spartan palace. Among the treasures found a the site were cultic objects, such as this bull's head rhyton, or ceremonial drinking goblet. via Maria Matos FB

Etruscan Askoi

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Decorated pottery askos (Etruscan) - Daunian, about BC, from Canosa, Puglia, Italy

Mycenaean, about 1300-1200 BC From Tomb 83, Enkomi, Cyprus In the ‘Pictorial Style’ This vase is a fine example of Mycenaean Pictorial Style pottery. It is decorated with a well-observed scene from nature, showing a cattle egret removing a tick from the hide of a bull. On the other side of the vase is a bull with a bird in the air above it.

Mycenaean Vase Decorated With Bulls & Birds

A Mycenaean vase BCE) in the pictorial style depicting stylized bulls and birds. From a tomb in Enkomi, Cyprus.

Minoan"Floral Style"ceramic vessel

Floral Style Minoan Pottery, Archaeological Museum of Herakleion Crete

Mycenaean Alabastron by diffendale, via Flickr

Alabastron Batsourorachi cemetery, Chamber Tomb 2 LH IIB BCE) Mycenae Museum MM 775 The Batsourorachi cemetery is located northwest of the acropolis at Mycenae and consists of three chamber tomb used from LH IIA to LH IIIA.

Фигурный сосуд, сирена. Афины, IV в.д.н.э. Некрополь Фанагории.

Фигурный сосуд, сирена. Афины, IV в.д.н.э. Некрополь Фанагории.

Скульптор и художник Барри Айзенах в "Заслуженный Жизнь," Родной американских индейцев западное искусство бронзовая скульптура вождя в полно...

Sculptor and artist Barry Eisenach's "An Honored Life," Native American Indian Western art bronze sculpture of chief in full headdress with .

Pottery fragment of a krater (bowl) showing a chariot with charioteer and rider and two figures walking behind, Greece: Mycenaeans (Room 12b), British Museum

Pottery fragment of a krater (bowl) showing a chariot with charioteer and rider and two figures walking behind, Greece: Mycenaeans (Room British Museum

Minoan Octopus Flask c.1500-1450 BC (Beautiful ~ like one I saw in Athens Museum of Archeology)

Marine Style octopus jar Photo: from Palaikastro (Crete), Greece, ca.

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