Pictures of Minoan Art with images of Minoan frescoes from Knossos, Akrotiri & the Ankara Archaeological Museum.
What the Minoans called themselves is unknown. The term "Minoan" was coined by Arthur Evans after the mythic "king" Minos.
The Minoan Bronze Age began in Crete around 2700 BC. The influence of the Minoan civilization outside Crete manifests itself in the presence of valuable Minoan handicraft items on the Greek mainland. It is...more »