• Translation Of The Body Of St Mark Mosaic - Basilica - Venice
  • Mosaic on Saint Marks Basilica -Ascension of Christ -  Venice - Italy
  • Mosaic on Saint Marks Basilica -Taking Saint Marks Body From Alexandria -  Venice - Italy
  • Translation Of The Body Of St Mark Mosaic - Basilica - Venice
  • 4 tetrachs on the facade of Saint Marks Basilica Venice - sith century afro - egyptian art
  • Front of Saint Marks Basilica - Venice - Italy
  • Front of Saint Marks Basilica - Venice - Italy
  • Front of Saint Marks Basilica - Venice - Italy
  • Translation Of The Body Of St Mark Mosaic into Saint Marks  Basilica - Venice
  • Translation Of The Body Of St Mark Mosaic - Basilica - Venice
  • Translation Of The Body Of St Mark Mosaic - Basilica - Venice
  • Venician flag flying over Saint Marks Basilica - Venice
  • Detailed carving and marble column on the facade of Saint Marks Basilica Venice
  • Detailed carving and marble column on the facade of Saint Marks Basilica Venice
  • Detailed carvings on the facade of Saint Marks Basilica Venice
  • Detailed carvings on the facade of Saint Marks Basilica Venice
  • Detailed carvings on the facade of Saint Marks Basilica Venice
  • Detail of sixth Century Pillars From Acre - St Marks - Venice - Italy
  • Front of Saint Marks Basilica - Venice - Italy
  • Front of Saint Marks Basilica - Venice - Italy
  • Front of Saint Marks Basilica - Venice - Italy
  • Front of Saint Marks Basilica - Venice - Italy
  • Mosaic on Saint Marks Basilica - Venerating St Marks's Body - Venice - Italy
  • Front of Saint Marks Basilica Resurection of Christ Mosaic-  - Venice - Italy
  • Mosaic on Saint Marks Basilica -Ascension of Christ -  Venice - Italy
  • Translation Of The Body Of St Mark Mosaic - Basilica - Venice
  • Sculpture of a Doge and the Lion of Venice above a door of Doges Palace - Venice Italy
  • Front of Saint Marks Basilica - Venice - Italy
  • Front of Saint Marks Basilica - Venice - Italy
  • Resurection of Christ Mosaic- St Marks Basilica - Venice - Italy
  • St Marks Basilica - Mosaic of Christ - Venice - Italy
  • Translation Of The Body Of St Mark Mosaic - Basilica - Venice
  • Mosaic on Saint Marks Basilica -Ascension of Christ -  Venice - Italy
  • Mosaic on Saint Marks Basilica -Ascension of Christ -  Venice - Italy
  • Venician flag flying over Saint Marks Basilica - Venice
  • Detailed mosaic Saint Marks Basilica Venice
  • Detailed carvings on the facade of Saint Marks Basilica Venice
  • Detailed carvings on the facade of Saint Marks Basilica Venice
  • Detailed carving and marble column on the facade of Saint Marks Basilica Venice
  • Detailed carvings of Saint George on the facade of Saint Marks Basilica Venice
  • Detailed carving and marble column on the facade of Saint Marks Basilica Venice
  • Detailed carving and marble column on the facade of Saint Marks Basilica Venice
  • Detailed carvings on the facade of Saint Marks Basilica Venice
  • Detailed carvings on the facade of Saint Marks Basilica Venice
  • Detailed carving and marble column on the facade of Saint Marks Basilica Venice
  • Detail of sixth Century Pillars From Acre - St Marks - Venice - Italy
  • Detailed carving of 2 peacocks on the facade of Saint Marks Basilica Venice
  • Sculpture of a Doge and the Lion of Venice above a door of Doges Palace - Venice Italy
  • Front of Saint Marks Basilica - Venice - Italy
  • Front of Saint Marks Basilica - Venice - Italy
  • Front of Saint Marks Basilica - Venice - Italy
  • Mosaic on Saint Marks Basilica -Ascension of Christ -  Venice - Italy
  • Translation Of The Body Of St Mark Mosaic into Saint Marks  Basilica - Venice
  • Front of Saint Marks Basilica -Ascension  of Christ Mosaic- Venice - Italy
  • Resurection of Christ Mosaic- St Marks Basilica - Venice - Italy
  • Christ Being Removed From Cross  Mosaic - St Marks Basilica - Venice
  • Translation Of The Body Of St Mark Mosaic - Basilica - Venice
  • Gothic painted wood panels with scenes of the Martyrdom of Saint Lucy<br />
Circa 1300. Tempera on wood. Date Circa 1300. Dimensions 66 x 25.8 x 2 cm. From the parish church of Santa Llúcia de Mur (Guàrdia de Noguera, Pallars Jussà). National Museum of Catalan Art, Barcelona, Spain, inv no: 035703-CJT
  • Gothic painted wood panels with scenes of the Martyrdom of Saint Lucy<br />
Circa 1300. Tempera on wood. Date Circa 1300. Dimensions 66 x 25.8 x 2 cm. From the parish church of Santa Llúcia de Mur (Guàrdia de Noguera, Pallars Jussà). National Museum of Catalan Art, Barcelona, Spain, inv no: 035703-CJT
  • Gothic painted wood panels with scenes of the Martyrdom of Saint Lucy<br />
Circa 1300. Tempera on wood. Date Circa 1300. Dimensions 68.3 x 25.3 x 1 cm. From the parish church of Santa Llúcia de Mur (Guàrdia de Noguera, Pallars Jussà). National Museum of Catalan Art, Barcelona, Spain, inv no: 035703-CJT
  • Gothic painted wood panels with scenes of the Martyrdom of Saint Lucy<br />
Circa 1300. Tempera on wood. Date Circa 1300. Dimensions 68.3 x 25.3 x 1 cm. From the parish church of Santa Llúcia de Mur (Guàrdia de Noguera, Pallars Jussà). National Museum of Catalan Art, Barcelona, Spain, inv no: 035703-CJT
  • Gothic painted wood panels with scenes of the Martyrdom of Saint Lucy<br />
Circa 1300. Tempera on wood. Date Circa 1300. From the parish church of Santa Llúcia de Mur (Guàrdia de Noguera, Pallars Jussà). National Museum of Catalan Art, Barcelona, Spain, inv no: 035703-CJT
  • Gothic painted wood panels with scenes of the Martyrdom of Saint Lucy<br />
Circa 1300. Tempera on wood. Date Circa 1300. Dimensions 68.3 x 25.3 x 1 cm. From the parish church of Santa Llúcia de Mur (Guàrdia de Noguera, Pallars Jussà). National Museum of Catalan Art, Barcelona, Spain, inv no: 035703-CJT
  • Gothic painted wood panels with scenes of the Martyrdom of Saint Lucy<br />
Circa 1300. Tempera on wood. Date Circa 1300. Dimensions 66 x 25.8 x 2 cm. From the parish church of Santa Llúcia de Mur (Guàrdia de Noguera, Pallars Jussà). National Museum of Catalan Art, Barcelona, Spain, inv no: 035703-CJT
  • Gothic painted wood panels with scenes of the Martyrdom of Saint Lucy<br />
Circa 1300. Tempera on wood. Date Circa 1300. From the parish church of Santa Llúcia de Mur (Guàrdia de Noguera, Pallars Jussà). National Museum of Catalan Art, Barcelona, Spain, inv no: 035703-CJT
  • Gothic painted wood panels with scenes of the Martyrdom of Saint Lucy<br />
Circa 1300. Tempera on wood. Date Circa 1300. Dimensions 68.3 x 25.3 x 1 cm. From the parish church of Santa Llúcia de Mur (Guàrdia de Noguera, Pallars Jussà). National Museum of Catalan Art, Barcelona, Spain, inv no: 035703-CJT
  • Gothic painted wood panels with scenes of the Martyrdom of Saint Lucy<br />
Circa 1300. Tempera on wood. Date Circa 1300. Dimensions 66 x 25.8 x 2 cm. From the parish church of Santa Llúcia de Mur (Guàrdia de Noguera, Pallars Jussà). National Museum of Catalan Art, Barcelona, Spain, inv no: 035703-CJT
  • Mycenaean tholos tomb [ 1300 B.C ]. at the outskirts of the village Tzanata, near Poros in south-eastern Kefalonia, Ionian Islands, Greece.
  • Mycenaean tholos tomb [ 1300 B.C ]. at the outskirts of the village Tzanata, near Poros in south-eastern Kefalonia, Ionian Islands, Greece.
  • Mycenaean tholos tomb [ 1300 B.C ]. at the outskirts of the village Tzanata, near Poros in south-eastern Kefalonia, Ionian Islands, Greece.
  • Mycenaean tholos tomb [ 1300 B.C ]. at the outskirts of the village Tzanata, near Poros in south-eastern Kefalonia, Ionian Islands, Greece.
  • Mycenaean tholos tomb [ 1300 B.C ]. at the outskirts of the village Tzanata, near Poros in south-eastern Kefalonia, Ionian Islands, Greece.
  • Mycenaean tholos tomb [ 1300 B.C ]. at the outskirts of the village Tzanata, near Poros in south-eastern Kefalonia, Ionian Islands, Greece.
  • The Minoan spouted jug with floral design , Kamilari 1500-1300  BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background
  • Minoan clay ritual vessel with figure of eight handles, Isopata 1450-1300 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, white background
  • Minoan clay ritual vessel with figure of eight handles, Isopata 1450-1300 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, black background
  • Minoan clay ritual vessel with figure of eight handles, Isopata 1450-1300 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, grey background
  • Minoan clay ritual vessel with figure of eight handles, Isopata 1450-1300 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, grey background
  • Minoan clay ritual vessel with figure of eight handles, Isopata 1450-1300 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, white background
  • Minoan clay ritual vessel with figure of eight handles, Isopata 1450-1300 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum.
  • Minoan floral wall art fresco from Knossos Palace, 1600-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.  Grey Background.
  • The Minoan 'Blue Boy' or 'Saffron Gatherer' wall art fresco from Knossos Palace, 1600-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.  Grey Background.
  • Minoan wall art freco depicting a procession leading a goat from Agia Triada (Hagia Triada) Crete. 1450-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.  Grey Background. <br />
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This minoan fresco found at the minoan settlement of Hagia Triada, depicts a sacrifical procession leading animals to be sacrificed.
  • Minoan wall art fresco of a 'figure of eight' shield from Knossos Palace, 1450-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.<br />
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The Final Palatial Period Minoan fresco is from the Grand Staircase of the Palace of Knossos and is a Trompe-l'œil  of minoan warriors shields covered with ox hide.
  • Minoan floral wall art fresco from Knossos Palace, 1600-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.
  • Minoan floral wall art fresco from Knossos Palace, 1600-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.
  • The Minoan ' Camp Stool' wall art fresco from the West vwing of Knossos Palace, 1450-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.  Grey Background. <br />
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This Minoan fresco probably depicted a typical banquet at Knossos Palace held in the Upper Hall of the West Wing. Figures seated on 'camp stools' are raising cups and kylikes. A female figure with Mediterranean features wearing vivid make up named ' La Parisienne' by Arthur Evans, has a large 'sacred knot' bunched behind her head and maybe she was a priestess.
  • Minoan wall art freco depicting a procession leading a goat from Agia Triada (Hagia Triada) Crete. 1450-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.  Grey Background. <br />
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This minoan fresco found at the minoan settlement of Hagia Triada, depicts a sacrifical procession leading animals to be sacrificed.
  • The Minoan 'Blue Boy' or 'Saffron Gatherer' wall art fresco from Knossos Palace, 1600-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.
  • Minoan floral wall art fresco from Knossos Palace, 1600-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum. Black Background.
  • The Minoan ' Camp Stool' wall art fresco from the West vwing of Knossos Palace, 1450-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.  White Background. <br />
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This Minoan fresco probably depicted a typical banquet at Knossos Palace held in the Upper Hall of the West Wing. Figures seated on 'camp stools' are raising cups and kylikes. A female figure with Mediterranean features wearing vivid make up named ' La Parisienne' by Arthur Evans, has a large 'sacred knot' bunched behind her head and maybe she was a priestess.
  • Minoan wall art fresco from the Throne Room of Knossos, 1450-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.  White Background. <br />
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This Minoan fresco depicts griffins and palm trees
  • Minoan wall art fresco of a 'figure of eight' shield from Knossos Palace, 1450-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.<br />
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The Final Palatial Period Minoan fresco is from the Grand Staircase of the Palace of Knossos and is a Trompe-l'œil  of minoan warriors shields covered with ox hide.
  • Close up of The Minoan ' Camp Stool' wall art fresco from the West vwing of Knossos Palace, 1450-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.<br />
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This Minoan fresco probably depicted a typical banquet at Knossos Palace held in the Upper Hall of the West Wing. Figures seated on 'camp stools' are raising cups and kylikes. A female figure with Mediterranean features wearing vivid make up named ' La Parisienne' by Arthur Evans, has a large 'sacred knot' bunched behind her head and maybe she was a priestess.
  • Minoan wall art fresco of a 'figure of eight' shield from Knossos Palace, 1450-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.  Grey Background. <br />
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The Final Palatial Period Minoan fresco is from the Grand Staircase of the Palace of Knossos and is a Trompe-l'œil  of minoan warriors shields covered with ox hide.
  • Minoan floral wall art fresco from Knossos Palace, 1600-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.  White Background.
  • Minoan floral wall art fresco from Knossos Palace, 1600-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.  White Background.
  • The Minoan 'Blue Boy' or 'Saffron Gatherer' wall art fresco from Knossos Palace, 1600-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.
  • Minoan wall art fresco of a 'figure of eight' shield from Knossos Palace, 1450-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.<br />
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The Final Palatial Period Minoan fresco is from the Grand Staircase of the Palace of Knossos and is a Trompe-l'œil  of minoan warriors shields covered with ox hide.
  • The Minoan spouted jug with floral design , Kamilari 1500-1300  BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background
  • The Minoan spouted jug with floral design , Kamilari 1500-1300  BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background
  • The Minoan spouted jug with floral design , Kamilari 1500-1300  BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • Minoan clay ritual vessel with figure of eight handles, Isopata 1450-1300 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum.
  • Minoan clay ritual vessel with figure of eight handles, Isopata 1450-1300 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, black background
  • Minoan clay ritual vessel with figure of eight handles, Isopata 1450-1300 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, grey background
  • Minoan clay ritual vessel with figure of eight handles, Isopata 1450-1300 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, grey background
  • Minoan boar's tusk helmet with cheek guards,1450-1300 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, white background..<br />
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This restored boars tusk helmet was described in Homers Iliad being worn by Cretan hero Meriones. It bis believed that the helmet was ceremonial depicting the rank of an officer.
  • Minoan boar's tusk helmet with cheek guards,1450-1300 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, grey background<br />
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This restored boars tusk helmet was described in Homers Iliad being worn by Cretan hero Meriones. It bis believed that the helmet was ceremonial depicting the rank of an officer, grey background
  • Minoan boar's tusk helmet with cheek guards,1450-1300 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum.  More below......<br />
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This restored boars tusk helmet was described in Homers Iliad being worn by Cretan hero Meriones. It bis believed that the helmet was ceremonial depicting the rank of an officer.
  • Minoan boar's tusk helmet with cheek guards,1450-1300 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, grey background<br />
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This restored boars tusk helmet was described in Homers Iliad being worn by Cretan hero Meriones. It bis believed that the helmet was ceremonial depicting the rank of an officer, grey background
  • Minoan wall art fresco of a 'figure of eight' shield from Knossos Palace, 1450-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.  Grey Background. <br />
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The Final Palatial Period Minoan fresco is from the Grand Staircase of the Palace of Knossos and is a Trompe-l'œil  of minoan warriors shields covered with ox hide.
  • Minoan wall art fresco of a 'figure of eight' shield from Knossos Palace, 1450-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.  Grey Background. <br />
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The Final Palatial Period Minoan fresco is from the Grand Staircase of the Palace of Knossos and is a Trompe-l'œil  of minoan warriors shields covered with ox hide.
  • Minoan wall art fresco of a 'figure of eight' shield from Knossos Palace, 1450-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.<br />
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The Final Palatial Period Minoan fresco is from the Grand Staircase of the Palace of Knossos and is a Trompe-l'œil  of minoan warriors shields covered with ox hide.
  • Minoan floral wall art fresco from Knossos Palace, 1600-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.  Grey Background.
  • Close up of The Minoan ' Camp Stool' wall art fresco from the West vwing of Knossos Palace, 1450-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.<br />
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This Minoan fresco probably depicted a typical banquet at Knossos Palace held in the Upper Hall of the West Wing. Figures seated on 'camp stools' are raising cups and kylikes. A female figure with Mediterranean features wearing vivid make up named ' La Parisienne' by Arthur Evans, has a large 'sacred knot' bunched behind her head and maybe she was a priestess.
  • The Minoan ' Camp Stool' wall art fresco from the West vwing of Knossos Palace, 1450-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.  Grey Background. <br />
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This Minoan fresco probably depicted a typical banquet at Knossos Palace held in the Upper Hall of the West Wing. Figures seated on 'camp stools' are raising cups and kylikes. A female figure with Mediterranean features wearing vivid make up named ' La Parisienne' by Arthur Evans, has a large 'sacred knot' bunched behind her head and maybe she was a priestess.
  • Minoan wall art fresco from the Throne Room of Knossos, 1450-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.  Grey Background. <br />
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This Minoan fresco depicts griffins and palm trees
  • Minoan wall art fresco of a 'figure of eight' shield from Knossos Palace, 1450-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.<br />
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The Final Palatial Period Minoan fresco is from the Grand Staircase of the Palace of Knossos and is a Trompe-l'œil  of minoan warriors shields covered with ox hide.
  • The Minoan 'Blue Boy' or 'Saffron Gatherer' wall art fresco from Knossos Palace, 1600-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.  Grey Background.
  • Close up of The Minoan ' Camp Stool' wall art fresco from the West vwing of Knossos Palace, 1450-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.<br />
<br />
This Minoan fresco probably depicted a typical banquet at Knossos Palace held in the Upper Hall of the West Wing. Figures seated on 'camp stools' are raising cups and kylikes. A female figure with Mediterranean features wearing vivid make up named ' La Parisienne' by Arthur Evans, has a large 'sacred knot' bunched behind her head and maybe she was a priestess.
  • Minoan wall art fresco from the Throne Room of Knossos, 1450-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.  Grey Background. <br />
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This Minoan fresco depicts griffins and palm trees
  • Minoan wall art fresco of a 'figure of eight' shield from Knossos Palace, 1450-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.  White Background. <br />
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The Final Palatial Period Minoan fresco is from the Grand Staircase of the Palace of Knossos and is a Trompe-l'œil  of minoan warriors shields covered with ox hide.
  • Minoan floral wall art fresco from Knossos Palace, 1600-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.  Grey Background.
  • Minoan floral wall art fresco from Knossos Palace, 1600-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.  Grey Background.
  • The Minoan 'Blue Boy' or 'Saffron Gatherer' wall art fresco from Knossos Palace, 1600-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.  White Background.
  • The Minoan ' Camp Stool' wall art fresco from the West vwing of Knossos Palace, 1450-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum. Black Background. <br />
<br />
This Minoan fresco probably depicted a typical banquet at Knossos Palace held in the Upper Hall of the West Wing. Figures seated on 'camp stools' are raising cups and kylikes. A female figure with Mediterranean features wearing vivid make up named ' La Parisienne' by Arthur Evans, has a large 'sacred knot' bunched behind her head and maybe she was a priestess.
  • Minoan wall art freco depicting a procession leading a goat from Agia Triada (Hagia Triada) Crete. 1450-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.  White Background. <br />
<br />
This minoan fresco found at the minoan settlement of Hagia Triada, depicts a sacrifical procession leading animals to be sacrificed.
  • Minoan wall art fresco from the Throne Room of Knossos, 1450-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum. Black Background. <br />
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This Minoan fresco depicts griffins and palm trees
  • Minoan wall art freco depicting a procession leading a goat from Agia Triada (Hagia Triada) Crete. 1450-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum. Black Background. <br />
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This minoan fresco found at the minoan settlement of Hagia Triada, depicts a sacrifical procession leading animals to be sacrificed.
  • The Minoan 'Blue Boy' or 'Saffron Gatherer' wall art fresco from Knossos Palace, 1600-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.
  • The Minoan 'Blue Boy' or 'Saffron Gatherer' wall art fresco from Knossos Palace, 1600-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.
  • Minoan wall art fresco of a 'figure of eight' shield from Knossos Palace, 1450-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.<br />
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The Final Palatial Period Minoan fresco is from the Grand Staircase of the Palace of Knossos and is a Trompe-l'œil  of minoan warriors shields covered with ox hide.
  • Minoan wall art fresco of a 'figure of eight' shield from Knossos Palace, 1450-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.<br />
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The Final Palatial Period Minoan fresco is from the Grand Staircase of the Palace of Knossos and is a Trompe-l'œil  of minoan warriors shields covered with ox hide.
  • Minoan floral wall art fresco from Knossos Palace, 1600-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.
  • The Minoan ' Camp Stool' wall art fresco from the West vwing of Knossos Palace, 1450-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.<br />
<br />
This Minoan fresco probably depicted a typical banquet at Knossos Palace held in the Upper Hall of the West Wing. Figures seated on 'camp stools' are raising cups and kylikes. A female figure with Mediterranean features wearing vivid make up named ' La Parisienne' by Arthur Evans, has a large 'sacred knot' bunched behind her head and maybe she was a priestess.
  • Minoan wall art fresco of a 'figure of eight' shield from Knossos Palace, 1450-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.  Grey Background. <br />
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The Final Palatial Period Minoan fresco is from the Grand Staircase of the Palace of Knossos and is a Trompe-l'œil  of minoan warriors shields covered with ox hide.
  • Medieval ivory figure of Christ at the pillar made in Paris around 1300-1320.  inv 12380, The Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • The Minoan decorated clay alabastron burial vessels with geometric design , Kamilari 1500-1300  BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background
  • Minoan clay ritual vessel with figure of eight handles, Tomb of the Double Axes, Isopata 1450-1300 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, black background
  • Minoan clay ritual vessel with figure of eight handles, Tomb of the Double Axes, Isopata 1450-1300 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum.
  • Minoan shell shaped alabaster libation vessel  with pouring spout at top, Phaistos-Kalyvia 1400-1300 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, black background
  • Minoan shell shaped alabaster libation vessel  with pouring spout at top, Phaistos-Kalyvia 1400-1300 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, grey background
  • Minoan shell shaped alabaster libation vessel  with pouring spout at top, Phaistos-Kalyvia 1400-1300 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum.
  • Minoan Postpalatial terracotta  "Poppy goddess: statue with raised arms and poppy seed crown,  Karphi Sanctuary 1300-1200 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, white background. <br />
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The "Poppy Goddess" statuye is crowned with opium poppy seed heads. As opium is a hallucinogen that also sedates and has healing properties, experts assume this was the goddess of pain relief and healing/ During this period both Minoan and Mycenaean graves were found in Karphi snctuary so these cult gods are attributable to both cultures
  • Minoan Postpalatial terracotta  "Poppy goddess: statue with raised arms and poppy seed crown,  Karphi Sanctuary 1300-1200 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, grey background. <br />
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The "Poppy Goddess" statuye is crowned with opium poppy seed heads. As opium is a hallucinogen that also sedates and has healing properties, experts assume this was the goddess of pain relief and healing/ During this period both Minoan and Mycenaean graves were found in Karphi snctuary so these cult gods are attributable to both cultures
  • Minoan Postpalatial terracotta  "Poppy goddess: statue with raised arms and poppy seed crown,  Karphi Sanctuary 1300-1200 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum. <br />
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The "Poppy Goddess" statuye is crowned with opium poppy seed heads. As opium is a hallucinogen that also sedates and has healing properties, experts assume this was the goddess of pain relief and healing/ During this period both Minoan and Mycenaean graves were found in Karphi snctuary so these cult gods are attributable to both cultures
  • Minoan Postpalatial terracotta  "Poppy goddess: statue with raised arms and poppy seed crown,  Karphi Sanctuary 1300-1200 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, grey background. <br />
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The "Poppy Goddess" statuye is crowned with opium poppy seed heads. As opium is a hallucinogen that also sedates and has healing properties, experts assume this was the goddess of pain relief and healing/ During this period both Minoan and Mycenaean graves were found in Karphi snctuary so these cult gods are attributable to both cultures
  • The Minoan runner fresco fragment wall art from the House of Frescoes, Knossos Palace, 1350-1300 BC . Heraklion Archaeological Museum.,grey background
  • The Minoan 'Black Captain' fresco wall art from the House of Frescoes, Knossos Palace, 1350-1300 BC . Heraklion Archaeological Museum.<br />
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The fresco probably depicts a running military detachment, the leader is wearing a Minoan loin cloth and holds two spears, he has been named "Captain of the Blacks" as those follwing him are probably black African soldiers in sercice of the palace<br />
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This scene may be depicting an excersise or sport similar to the Greek Hoplite race
  • The Minoan 'Black Captain' fresco wall art from the House of Frescoes, Knossos Palace, 1350-1300 BC . Heraklion Archaeological Museum.<br />
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The fresco probably depicts a running military detachment, the leader is wearing a Minoan loin cloth and holds two spears, he has been named "Captain of the Blacks" as those follwing him are probably black African soldiers in sercice of the palace<br />
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This scene may be depicting an excersise or sport similar to the Greek Hoplite race
  • The Minoan 'Black Captain' fresco wall art from the House of Frescoes, Knossos Palace, 1350-1300 BC . Heraklion Archaeological Museum.,white background<br />
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The fresco probably depicts a running military detachment, the leader is wearing a Minoan loin cloth and holds two spears, he has been named "Captain of the Blacks" as those follwing him are probably black African soldiers in sercice of the palace<br />
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This scene may be depicting an excersise or sport similar to the Greek Hoplite race
  • The Minoan 'Black Captain' fresco wall art from the House of Frescoes, Knossos Palace, 1350-1300 BC . Heraklion Archaeological Museum.,grey background<br />
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The fresco probably depicts a running military detachment, the leader is wearing a Minoan loin cloth and holds two spears, he has been named "Captain of the Blacks" as those follwing him are probably black African soldiers in sercice of the palace<br />
<br />
This scene may be depicting an excersise or sport similar to the Greek Hoplite race
  • Minoan pottery with stylised octopus decorations, 1500-1400 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, black background.  <br />
<br />
From Left to right<br />
1- Pseudostomos jug from Knossos-Venizeleio 1300-1200 BC, <br />
2- flask with Marine style stylised octopus design,   Palaikastro,  1500-1450 BC; <br />
3- conical rhython with Marine style stylised octopus design,   Palaikastro 1500-1450 BC; <br />
5- far right Krater Episkopi Lerapetra 1370-1250 BC,
  • Minoan pottery with stylised octopus decorations, 1500-1400 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, grey background.  <br />
<br />
From Left to right<br />
1- Pseudostomos jug from Knossos-Venizeleio 1300-1200 BC, <br />
2- flask with Marine style stylised octopus design,   Palaikastro,  1500-1450 BC; <br />
3- conical rhython with Marine style stylised octopus design,   Palaikastro 1500-1450 BC; <br />
5- far right Krater Episkopi Lerapetra 1370-1250 BC,
  • Minoan cylindrical cult vessel base used to support vessels full of offerings ,  1300-1100 BC,  Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background .<br />
<br />
These cylindrical cult vessels were used until the Postpalatial period in the shrines of the godesses wth upraised arms
  • Minoan  pottery gabled larnax coffin chest with bird and papyrus decorations,   1300-1200 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan  pottery gabled larnax coffin chest with bird and papyrus decorations,   1300-1200 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan  pottery coffin chest with gabled lid and winged griffin decoration, Palaikastro 1370-1300 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.<br />
<br />
The larnax chest is decorated the same on both sides with a winged griffin, horns of consecration and double axes, lilies growing from a rock, a large bird and a fish among astral symbols
  • Minoan  pottery coffin chest with gabled lid and winged griffin decoration, Palaikastro 1370-1300 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.<br />
<br />
The larnax chest is decorated the same on both sides with a winged griffin, horns of consecration and double axes, lilies growing from a rock, a large bird and a fish among astral symbols
  • Minoan  pottery coffin chest with gabled lid and winged griffin decoration, Palaikastro 1370-1300 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.<br />
<br />
The larnax chest is decorated the same on both sides with a winged griffin, horns of consecration and double axes, lilies growing from a rock, a large bird and a fish among astral symbols
  • The painted Minoan Hagia Triada Sarcophagus 1370-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.  Grey Background. <br />
<br />
The limestone Hagia Triada Sarcophagus is painted with frescoes depicting the ceremonies honouring the dead.
  • The painted Minoan Hagia Triada Sarcophagus 1370-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.<br />
<br />
The limestone Hagia Triada Sarcophagus is painted with frescoes depicting the ceremonies honouring the dead.
  • The painted Minoan Hagia Triada Sarcophagus 1370-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.  Grey Background. <br />
<br />
The limestone Hagia Triada Sarcophagus is painted with frescoes depicting the ceremonies honouring the dead.
  • The painted Minoan Hagia Triada Sarcophagus 1370-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.<br />
<br />
The limestone Hagia Triada Sarcophagus is painted with frescoes depicting the ceremonies honouring the dead.
  • The painted Minoan Hagia Triada Sarcophagus 1370-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum. Black Background. <br />
<br />
The limestone Hagia Triada Sarcophagus is painted with frescoes depicting the ceremonies honouring the dead.
  • The painted Minoan Hagia Triada Sarcophagus 1370-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.<br />
<br />
The limestone Hagia Triada Sarcophagus is painted with frescoes depicting the ceremonies honouring the dead.
  • Medieval ivory figure of Christ at the pillar made in Paris around 1300-1320.  inv 12380, The Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • The ruins of the Byzantine Church of St Sophia in the Monastery of Christ The Giver Of Life built by Manuel Kantakouzenos in the late 1300's.  Mystras ,  Sparta, the Peloponnese, Greece. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • The inetrior & Byzantine frescos of the Byzantine Church of St Sophia in the Monastery of Christ The Giver Of Life built by Manuel Kantakouzenos in the late 1300's.  Mystras ,  Sparta, the Peloponnese, Greece. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • The inetrior & Byzantine frescos of the Byzantine Church of St Sophia in the Monastery of Christ The Giver Of Life built by Manuel Kantakouzenos in the late 1300's.  Mystras ,  Sparta, the Peloponnese, Greece. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • The ruins of the Byzantine Church of St Sophia in the Monastery of Christ The Giver Of Life built by Manuel Kantakouzenos in the late 1300's.  Mystras ,  Sparta, the Peloponnese, Greece. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • The Minoan decorated clay alabastron burial vessels with geometric design , Kamilari 1500-1300  BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background
  • The Minoan decorated clay alabastron burial vessels with geometric design , Kamilari 1500-1300  BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background
  • The Minoan decorated clay alabastron burial vessels with geometric design , Kamilari 1500-1300  BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background
  • The Minoan decorated clay alabastron burial vessels with geometric design , Kamilari 1500-1300  BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • Minoan clay ritual vessel with figure of eight handles, Tomb of the Double Axes, Isopata 1450-1300 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, white background
  • Minoan clay ritual vessel with figure of eight handles, Tomb of the Double Axes, Isopata 1450-1300 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, grey background
  • Minoan clay ritual vessel with figure of eight handles, Tomb of the Double Axes, Isopata 1450-1300 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, grey background
  • Minoan shell shaped alabaster libation vessel  with pouring spout at top, Phaistos-Kalyvia 1400-1300 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, white background
  • Minoan shell shaped alabaster libation vessel  with pouring spout at top, Phaistos-Kalyvia 1400-1300 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, grey background
  • Minoan Postpalatial terracotta  "Poppy goddess: statue with raised arms and poppy seed crown,  Karphi Sanctuary 1300-1200 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, black background. <br />
<br />
The "Poppy Goddess" statuye is crowned with opium poppy seed heads. As opium is a hallucinogen that also sedates and has healing properties, experts assume this was the goddess of pain relief and healing/ During this period both Minoan and Mycenaean graves were found in Karphi snctuary so these cult gods are attributable to both cultures
  • The Minoan runner fresco fragment wall art from the House of Frescoes, Knossos Palace, 1350-1300 BC . Heraklion Archaeological Museum.
  • The Minoan 'Black Captain' fresco wall art from the House of Frescoes, Knossos Palace, 1350-1300 BC . Heraklion Archaeological Museum., black background<br />
<br />
The fresco probably depicts a running military detachment, the leader is wearing a Minoan loin cloth and holds two spears, he has been named "Captain of the Blacks" as those follwing him are probably black African soldiers in sercice of the palace<br />
<br />
This scene may be depicting an excersise or sport similar to the Greek Hoplite race
  • The Minoan 'Black Captain' fresco wall art from the House of Frescoes, Knossos Palace, 1350-1300 BC . Heraklion Archaeological Museum.,grey background<br />
<br />
The fresco probably depicts a running military detachment, the leader is wearing a Minoan loin cloth and holds two spears, he has been named "Captain of the Blacks" as those follwing him are probably black African soldiers in sercice of the palace<br />
<br />
This scene may be depicting an excersise or sport similar to the Greek Hoplite race
  • The Minoan 'Black Captain' fresco wall art from the House of Frescoes, Knossos Palace, 1350-1300 BC . Heraklion Archaeological Museum.<br />
<br />
The fresco probably depicts a running military detachment, the leader is wearing a Minoan loin cloth and holds two spears, he has been named "Captain of the Blacks" as those follwing him are probably black African soldiers in sercice of the palace<br />
<br />
This scene may be depicting an excersise or sport similar to the Greek Hoplite race
  • Minoan pottery with stylised octopus decorations, 1500-1400 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, white background.  <br />
<br />
From Left to right<br />
1- Pseudostomos jug from Knossos-Venizeleio 1300-1200 BC, <br />
2- flask with Marine style stylised octopus design,   Palaikastro,  1500-1450 BC; <br />
3- conical rhython with Marine style stylised octopus design,   Palaikastro 1500-1450 BC; <br />
5- far right Krater Episkopi Lerapetra 1370-1250 BC,
  • Minoan pottery with stylised octopus decorations, 1500-1400 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum.  <br />
<br />
From Left to right<br />
1- Pseudostomos jug from Knossos-Venizeleio 1300-1200 BC, <br />
2- flask with Marine style stylised octopus design,   Palaikastro,  1500-1450 BC; <br />
3- conical rhython with Marine style stylised octopus design,   Palaikastro 1500-1450 BC; <br />
5- far right Krater Episkopi Lerapetra 1370-1250 BC,
  • Minoan pottery with stylised octopus decorations, 1500-1400 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, grey background.  <br />
<br />
From Left to right<br />
1- Pseudostomos jug from Knossos-Venizeleio 1300-1200 BC, <br />
2- flask with Marine style stylised octopus design,   Palaikastro,  1500-1450 BC; <br />
3- conical rhython with Marine style stylised octopus design,   Palaikastro 1500-1450 BC; <br />
5- far right Krater Episkopi Lerapetra 1370-1250 BC,
  • Minoan cylindrical cult vessel base used to support vessels full of offerings ,  1300-1100 BC,  Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.<br />
<br />
These cylindrical cult vessels were used until the Postpalatial period in the shrines of the godesses wth upraised arms
  • Minoan cylindrical cult vessel base used to support vessels full of offerings ,  1300-1100 BC,  Heraklion Archaeological  Museum , black background.<br />
<br />
These cylindrical cult vessels were used until the Postpalatial period in the shrines of the godesses wth upraised arms
  • Minoan cylindrical cult vessel base used to support vessels full of offerings ,  1300-1100 BC,  Heraklion Archaeological  Museum .<br />
<br />
These cylindrical cult vessels were used until the Postpalatial period in the shrines of the godesses wth upraised arms
  • Minoan cylindrical cult vessel base used to support vessels full of offerings ,  1300-1100 BC,  Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background .<br />
<br />
These cylindrical cult vessels were used until the Postpalatial period in the shrines of the godesses wth upraised arms
  • Minoan  bronze spearhead from "warrior grave" at Knossos-Zafer Papoura,  1400-1300 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.
  • Minoan  bronze spearhead from "warrior grave" at Knossos-Zafer Papoura,  1400-1300 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan  bronze spearhead from "warrior grave" at Knossos-Zafer Papoura,  1400-1300 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • Minoan  bronze spearhead from "warrior grave" at Knossos-Zafer Papoura,  1400-1300 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan  bronze spearhead from "warrior grave" at Knossos-Zafer Papoura,  1400-1300 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan  pottery gabled larnax coffin chest with bird and papyrus decorations,   1300-1200 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.
  • Minoan  pottery gabled larnax coffin chest with bird and papyrus decorations,   1300-1200 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan  pottery gabled larnax coffin chest with bird and papyrus decorations,   1300-1200 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • Minoan  pottery coffin chest with gabled lid and winged griffin decoration, Palaikastro 1370-1300 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.<br />
<br />
The larnax chest is decorated the same on both sides with a winged griffin, horns of consecration and double axes, lilies growing from a rock, a large bird and a fish among astral symbols
  • Minoan  pottery coffin chest with gabled lid and winged griffin decoration, Palaikastro 1370-1300 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.<br />
<br />
The larnax chest is decorated the same on both sides with a winged griffin, horns of consecration and double axes, lilies growing from a rock, a large bird and a fish among astral symbols
  • The painted Minoan Hagia Triada Sarcophagus 1370-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.<br />
<br />
The limestone Hagia Triada Sarcophagus is painted with frescoes depicting the ceremonies honouring the dead.
  • The painted Minoan Hagia Triada Sarcophagus 1370-1300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.<br />
<br />
The limestone Hagia Triada Sarcophagus is painted with frescoes depicting the ceremonies honouring the dead.   White Background.
  • Medieval ivory figure of Christ at the pillar made in Paris around 1300-1320.  inv 12380, The Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Medieval ivory figure of Christ at the pillar made in Paris around 1300-1320.  inv 12380, The Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Medieval ivory figure of Christ at the pillar made in Paris around 1300-1320.  inv 12380, The Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Medieval ivory figure of Christ at the pillar made in Paris around 1300-1320.  inv 12380, The Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • The ruins of the Byzantine Church of St Sophia in the Monastery of Christ The Giver Of Life built by Manuel Kantakouzenos in the late 1300's.  Mystras ,  Sparta, the Peloponnese, Greece. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • The ruins of the Byzantine Church of St Sophia in the Monastery of Christ The Giver Of Life built by Manuel Kantakouzenos in the late 1300's.  Mystras ,  Sparta, the Peloponnese, Greece. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • The ruins of the Byzantine Church of St Sophia in the Monastery of Christ The Giver Of Life built by Manuel Kantakouzenos in the late 1300's.  Mystras ,  Sparta, the Peloponnese, Greece. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • The ruins of the Byzantine Church of St Sophia in the Monastery of Christ The Giver Of Life built by Manuel Kantakouzenos in the late 1300's.  Mystras ,  Sparta, the Peloponnese, Greece. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • The ruins of the Byzantine Church of St Sophia in the Monastery of Christ The Giver Of Life built by Manuel Kantakouzenos in the late 1300's.  Mystras ,  Sparta, the Peloponnese, Greece. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • The ruins of the Byzantine Church of St Sophia in the Monastery of Christ The Giver Of Life built by Manuel Kantakouzenos in the late 1300's.  Mystras ,  Sparta, the Peloponnese, Greece. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • The ruins of the Byzantine Church of St Sophia in the Monastery of Christ The Giver Of Life built by Manuel Kantakouzenos in the late 1300's.  Mystras ,  Sparta, the Peloponnese, Greece. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Minoan cult model of a 3 wheeled chariot drawn by a bull with a charioteer,  Karphi Sanctuary 1200-1100 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, grey background. <br />
<br />
During this period both Minoan and Mycenaean graves were found in Karphi snctuary so these cult gods are attributable to both cultures

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