• Minoan  rhython jug with single handlel, Gournia 1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • Minoan  bull's head rhython libation vessel, Gournia 1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background
  • Minoan decorated bull shaped rhython (rhytha) for ritual liquid offerings, Phaistos 1800-1650 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan decorated bull shaped rhython (rhytha) for ritual liquid offerings, Phaistos 1800-1650 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.
  • Minoan  bull's head rhython libation vessel, Gournia 1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background
  • Minoan  rhython jug with single handlel, Gournia 1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan  ritual decorated animal shaped rhython , Phaistos 1800-1700 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.
  • Minoan  ritual decorated animal shaped rhython , Phaistos 1800-1700 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan  bull's head rhython libation vessel, Gournia 1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • Minoan  decorated rhython libation vessel with ring design, Gournia 1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan decorated bull shaped rhython (rhytha) for ritual liquid offerings, Phaistos 1800-1650 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan  bull's head rhython libation vessel, Gournia 1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.
  • Minoan  decorated rhython libation vessel with ring design, Gournia 1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan decorated bull shaped rhython (rhytha) for ritual liquid offerings, Phaistos 1800-1650 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • Minoan  ritual decorated animal shaped rhython , Phaistos 1800-1700 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan  decorated rhython libation vessel with ring design, Gournia 1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.
  • Minoan  bull's head rhython libation vessel, Gournia 1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum. , black background
  • Minoan  ritual rhython with raised design, Phaistos 1800-1700 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan small luxury rock crystal rhython with a handle of crstal deads and guilded ivory, Zakros Centural Sanctuary Complex  1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan small luxury rock crystal rhython with a handle of crstal deads and guilded ivory, Zakros Centural Sanctuary Complex  1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan decorated bull shaped rhython (rhytha) for ritual liquid offerings, Phaistos 1800-1650 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan  ritual rhython with raised design, Phaistos 1800-1700 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • Minoan ritual rhython  with flower shaped mouth and decorations, Phaistos 1800-1700 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.
  • Minoan ritual rhython  with flower shaped mouth and decorations, Phaistos 1800-1700 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • Minoan  decorated rhython libation vessel with ring design, Gournia 1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan  ritual rhython with raised design, Phaistos 1800-1700 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan small luxury rock crystal rhython with a handle of crstal deads and guilded ivory, Zakros Centural Sanctuary Complex  1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • Minoan  decorated rhython libation vessel with ring design, Gournia 1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • Minoan  ritual decorated animal shaped rhython , Phaistos 1800-1700 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan  ritual decorated animal shaped rhython , Phaistos 1800-1700 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • Minoan ritual rhython  with flower shaped mouth and decorations, Phaistos 1800-1700 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan  ritual rhython with raised design, Phaistos 1800-1700 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.
  • Minoan  rhython jug with single handlel, Gournia 1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan small luxury rock crystal rhython with a handle of crstal deads and guilded ivory, Zakros Centural Sanctuary Complex  1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.
  • Minoan small luxury rock crystal rhython with a handle of crstal deads and guilded ivory, Zakros Centural Sanctuary Complex  1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan ritual rhython  with flower shaped mouth and decorations, Phaistos 1800-1700 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan  ritual rhython with raised design, Phaistos 1800-1700 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan ritual rhython  with flower shaped mouth and decorations, Phaistos 1800-1700 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Unusual Minoan  rhython  libation vessel consisting of hollow rings, Zakros Palace  1500-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan rhython with painted decoration, Zakros Palace  1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan rhython with painted decoration, Zakros Palace  1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan rhython with painted decoration, Zakros Palace  1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background, white background.
  • Minoan rhython with relief decoration, Zakros Palace  1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.
  • Unusual Minoan  rhython  libation vessel consisting of hollow rings, Zakros Palace  1500-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • Unusual Minoan  rhython  libation vessel consisting of hollow rings, Zakros Palace  1500-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan rhython with relief decoration, Zakros Palace  1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan rhython with painted decoration, Zakros Palace  1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • Minoan rhython with relief decoration, Zakros Palace  1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Unusual Minoan  rhython  libation vessel consisting of hollow rings, Zakros Palace  1500-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan rhython with relief decoration, Zakros Palace  1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan rhython with painted decoration, Zakros Palace  1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Unusual Minoan  rhython  libation vessel consisting of hollow rings, Zakros Palace  1500-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.
  • Minoan rhython with relief decoration, Zakros Palace  1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • Minoan clay lion's head rhython, Akrotiri, Thira (Santorini) National Archaeological Museum Athens. 17th-16th cent BC.<br />
<br />
Created in a naturalistic style, this lions head rhython has a small pouring hole in its muzzle and would have been used during ceremonies
  • Minoan stone conical rhython with fluted decoration, Zakros 1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan  bull's head rhython libation vessel, Machlos 1500-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan decorated conical  rhython libation vessel, Gournia 1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan decorated conical  rhython libation vessel, Gournia 1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background
  • Fine Minoan translucent limestone lioness head shaped rhython from the  Knossos Palace Repositories 1600-1500 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.<br />
<br />
This exquitely worked lioness head rhython has a hole in the muzzle for pouring liquid offerings. The nose and eyes were originally inlaid
  • Minoan clay lion's head rhython, Akrotiri, Thira (Santorini) National Archaeological Museum Athens. 17th-16th cent BC.<br />
<br />
Created in a naturalistic style, this lions head rhython has a small pouring hole in its muzzle and would have been used during ceremonies
  • Fine Minoan translucent limestone lioness head shaped rhython from the  Knossos Palace Repositories 1600-1500 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.<br />
<br />
This exquitely worked lioness head rhython has a hole in the muzzle for pouring liquid offerings. The nose and eyes were originally inlaid
  • Minoan conical fluted stone rhython from the  Knossos  Palace 1600-1450 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan stone conical rhython with carved ring decoration, Zakros 1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • Minoan clay lion's head rhython, Akrotiri, Thira (Santorini) National Archaeological Museum Athens. 17th-16th cent BC.<br />
<br />
Created in a naturalistic style, this lions head rhython has a small pouring hole in its muzzle and would have been used during ceremonies
  • Minoan clay lion's head rhython, Akrotiri, Thira (Santorini) National Archaeological Museum Athens. 17th-16th cent BC.<br />
<br />
Created in a naturalistic style, this lions head rhython has a small pouring hole in its muzzle and would have been used during ceremonies
  • Minoan decorated conical  rhython libation vessel, Gournia 1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background
  • Minoan  bull's head rhython libation vessel, Machlos 1500-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.
  • Fine Minoan translucent limestone lioness head shaped rhython from the  Knossos Palace Repositories 1600-1500 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.<br />
<br />
This exquitely worked lioness head rhython has a hole in the muzzle for pouring liquid offerings. The nose and eyes were originally inlaid
  • Minoan clay lion's head rhython, Akrotiri, Thira (Santorini) National Archaeological Museum Athens. 17th-16th cent BC.<br />
<br />
Created in a naturalistic style, this lions head rhython has a small pouring hole in its muzzle and would have been used during ceremonies
  • The Minoan clay bull's head rhython lbation vessel,  Palaikastro 1500-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background
  • Minoan conical fluted stone rhython from the  Knossos  Palace 1600-1450 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan decorated conical  rhython libation vessel, Gournia 1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.
  • Minoan decorated conical  rhython libation vessel, Gournia 1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • Minoan marble conical rhython, Zakros 1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • The Minoan clay bull's head rhython lbation vessel,  Palaikastro 1500-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background
  • The Minoan clay bull's head rhython lbation vessel,  Palaikastro 1500-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background
  • Minoan marble conical rhython, Zakros 1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan stone conical rhython with carved ring decoration, Zakros 1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan Clorite rhython with traces of guilding depicting goats in an open air sanctuary, Zakros Palace  1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.<br />
<br />
The snctuary is delimited by a tripartite facade with a doorway, decorated with spirals and four posts. An enclosure has walls with horns of consecration. Inside are two altars and a podium
  • Minoan  beak spouted rhython with nautilus, coral and seaweed design, Phaistos Palace 1500-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • Minoan Clorite rhython with traces of guilding depicting goats in an open air sanctuary, Zakros Palace  1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.<br />
<br />
The snctuary is delimited by a tripartite facade with a doorway, decorated with spirals and four posts. An enclosure has walls with horns of consecration. Inside are two altars and a podium
  • Minoan stone conical rhython with fluted decoration, Zakros 1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.
  • Minoan stone conical rhython with fluted decoration, Zakros 1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • Minoan stone conical rhython with fluted decoration, Zakros 1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan decorated conical rhython geometric design , Konssos  'Unexplored Mansion" 1450-1370 BC;  Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background
  • Minoan bull shaped rhython libation vessel decorated with a net pattern , Pseira  1500-1400 BC BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.<br />
<br />
The net pattern over the bull and its cut horns signify that it is a wild bull intended for sacrifice.
  • Minoan stone conical rhython with fluted decoration, Zakros 1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Fine Minoan translucent limestone lioness head shaped rhython from the  Knossos Palace Repositories 1600-1500 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.<br />
<br />
This exquitely worked lioness head rhython has a hole in the muzzle for pouring liquid offerings. The nose and eyes were originally inlaid
  • Minoan marble conical rhython, Zakros 1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.
  • Minoan marble conical rhython, Zakros 1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan marble conical rhython, Zakros 1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan conical fluted stone rhython from the  Knossos  Palace 1600-1450 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Fine Minoan translucent limestone lioness head shaped rhython from the  Knossos Palace Repositories 1600-1500 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.<br />
<br />
This exquitely worked lioness head rhython has a hole in the muzzle for pouring liquid offerings. The nose and eyes were originally inlaid
  • Minoan  bull's head rhython libation vessel, Machlos 1500-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan decorated conical rhython geometric design , Konssos  'Unexplored Mansion" 1450-1370 BC;  Heraklion Archaeological  Museum
  • Minoan long spouted rhython decorated with a pomegranate, Zakros Palace  1500-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan  bull's head rhython libation vessel, Machlos 1500-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • Minoan decorated conical rhython geometric design , Konssos  'Unexplored Mansion" 1450-1370 BC;  Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background
  • Minoan decorated conical rhython geometric design , Konssos  'Unexplored Mansion" 1450-1370 BC;  Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background
  • Minoan marble conical rhython, Zakros 1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.
  • Minoan stone conical rhython with carved ring decoration, Zakros 1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background..
  • Minoan  bull's head rhython libation vessel, Machlos 1500-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • The Minoan clay bull's head rhython lbation vessel,  Palaikastro 1500-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background
  • Minoan conical rhython decorated with dolphins against a net pattern , Special Palatial Tradition, Pseira  1500-1400 BC BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan conical fluted stone rhython from the  Knossos  Palace 1600-1450 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • Minoan Clorite rhython with traces of guilding depicting goats in an open air sanctuary, Zakros Palace  1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.<br />
<br />
The snctuary is delimited by a tripartite facade with a doorway, decorated with spirals and four posts. An enclosure has walls with horns of consecration. Inside are two altars and a podium
  • Minoan long spouted rhython decorated with a pomegranate, Zakros Palace  1500-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • The Minoan clay bull's head rhython lbation vessel,  Palaikastro 1500-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • Minoan bull shaped rhython libation vessel decorated with a net pattern , Pseira  1500-1400 BC BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.<br />
<br />
The net pattern over the bull and its cut horns signify that it is a wild bull intended for sacrifice.
  • Minoan marble conical rhython, Zakros 1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • Minoan decorated rhython for export, Kommos Harbour 1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.
  • Minoan conical rhython decorated with dolphins against a net pattern , Special Palatial Tradition, Pseira  1500-1400 BC BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • Minoan  beak spouted rhython with nautilus, coral and seaweed design, Phaistos Palace 1500-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.
  • Minoan gull rhython cult vessel, Juktas 1900-1700 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan stone conical rhython with carved ring decoration, Zakros 1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan Clorite rhython with traces of guilding depicting goats in an open air sanctuary, Zakros Palace  1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.<br />
<br />
The snctuary is delimited by a tripartite facade with a doorway, decorated with spirals and four posts. An enclosure has walls with horns of consecration. Inside are two altars and a podium
  • Minoan marble conical rhython, Zakros 1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan conical rhython decorated with dolphins against a net pattern , Special Palatial Tradition, Pseira  1500-1400 BC BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan  beak spouted rhython with nautilus, coral and seaweed design, Phaistos Palace 1500-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • The Minoan decorated conical rhython with Marine style stylised octopus design,   Palaikastro 1500-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background
  • Minoan decorated jug for export, Kommos Harbour 1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan decorated conical rhython geometric design , Konssos  'Unexplored Mansion" 1450-1370 BC;  Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background
  • Minoan conical fluted stone rhython from the  Knossos  Palace 1600-1450 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • Minoan decorated clay rhython, Pseira  1500-1450 BC BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan Thiran conical rhython decorated with vertical bands of wavy lines, Akrotiri, Thira (Santorini) National Archaeological Museum Athens. 17th-16th cent BC.
  • Minoan bull shaped rhython libation vessel decorated with a net pattern , Pseira  1500-1400 BC BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.<br />
<br />
The net pattern over the bull and its cut horns signify that it is a wild bull intended for sacrifice.
  • Minoan Thiran conical rhython decorated with vertical bands of wavy lines, Akrotiri, Thira (Santorini) National Archaeological Museum Athens. 17th-16th cent BC.
  • Minoan long spouted rhython decorated with a pomegranate, Zakros Palace  1500-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • The Minoan decorated conical rhython with Marine style stylised octopus design,   Palaikastro 1500-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background
  • The Minoan decorated conical rhython with Marine style stylised octopus design,   Palaikastro 1500-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background
  • The Minoan decorated conical rhython with Marine style stylised octopus design,   Palaikastro 1500-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background
  • Minoan decorated clay rhython, Pseira  1500-1450 BC BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan conical rhython decorated with dolphins against a net pattern , Special Palatial Tradition, Pseira  1500-1400 BC BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.
  • Minoan marble conical rhython, Zakros 1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan marble conical rhython, Zakros 1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan stone conical rhython with carved ring decoration, Zakros 1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.
  • Minoan Clorite rhython with traces of guilding depicting goats in an open air sanctuary, Zakros Palace  1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background..<br />
<br />
The snctuary is delimited by a tripartite facade with a doorway, decorated with spirals and four posts. An enclosure has walls with horns of consecration. Inside are two altars and a podium
  • Minoan long spouted rhython decorated with a pomegranate, Zakros Palace  1500-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.
  • Minoan gull rhython cult vessel, Juktas 1900-1700 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.
  • Minoan decorated clay rhython, Pseira  1500-1450 BC BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.
  • Minoan decorated clay rhython, Pseira  1500-1450 BC BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan conical rhython decorated with dolphins against a net pattern , Special Palatial Tradition, Pseira  1500-1400 BC BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan  beak spouted rhython with nautilus, coral and seaweed design, Phaistos Palace 1500-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan Thiran conical rhython decorated with vertical bands of wavy lines, Akrotiri, Thira (Santorini) National Archaeological Museum Athens. 17th-16th cent BC.
  • Minoan gull rhython cult vessel, Juktas 1900-1700 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan bull shaped rhython libation vessel decorated with a net pattern , Pseira  1500-1400 BC BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.<br />
<br />
The net pattern over the bull and its cut horns signify that it is a wild bull intended for sacrifice.
  • Minoan long spouted rhython decorated with a pomegranate, Zakros Palace  1500-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • The Minoan decorated conical rhython with Marine style stylised octopus design,   Palaikastro 1500-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • Minoan  beak spouted rhython with nautilus, coral and seaweed design, Phaistos Palace 1500-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan decorated clay rhython, Pseira  1500-1450 BC BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • Minoan  bulss head shaped rhython with go;d horns, from the  Knossos-Little Palace 1600-1450 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.<br />
<br />
There is a hole on the bulls neck for filling the hollow head and a hoile in its snout for pouring.
  • Minoan gull rhython cult vessel, Juktas 1900-1700 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • Minoan bull shaped rhython libation vessel decorated with a net pattern , Pseira  1500-1400 BC BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.<br />
<br />
The net pattern over the bull and its cut horns signify that it is a wild bull intended for sacrifice.
  • Minoan Thiran conical rhython decorated with vertical bands of wavy lines, Akrotiri, Thira (Santorini) National Archaeological Museum Athens. 17th-16th cent BC.
  • Minoan decorated fhython for export, Kommos Harbour 1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan decorated jug for export, Kommos Harbour 1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.
  • Minoan  bulss head shaped rhython with go;d horns, from the  Knossos-Little Palace 1600-1450 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.<br />
<br />
There is a hole on the bulls neck for filling the hollow head and a hoile in its snout for pouring.
  • Minoan  bulss head shaped rhython with go;d horns, from the  Knossos-Little Palace 1600-1450 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.<br />
<br />
There is a hole on the bulls neck for filling the hollow head and a hoile in its snout for pouring.
  • Minoan decorated jug for export, Kommos Harbour 1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan Thiran conical rhython decorated with vertical bands of wavy lines, Akrotiri, Thira (Santorini) National Archaeological Museum Athens. 17th-16th cent BC.
  • Minoan decorated fhython for export, Kommos Harbour 1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan gull rhython cult vessel, Juktas 1900-1700 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan decorated fhython for export, Kommos Harbour 1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan decorated fhython for export, Kommos Harbour 1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • Minoan decorated jug for export, Kommos Harbour 1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • Minoan  bulss head shaped rhython with go;d horns, from the  Knossos-Little Palace 1600-1450 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.<br />
<br />
There is a hole on the bulls neck for filling the hollow head and a hoile in its snout for pouring.
  • Minoan  bulss head shaped rhython with go;d horns, from the  Knossos-Little Palace 1600-1450 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.<br />
<br />
There is a hole on the bulls neck for filling the hollow head and a hoile in its snout for pouring.
  • Minoan  bull's head rhython libation vessel, Phaistos palace 1700-1600 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.
  • Minoan pottery with stylised octopus decorations, 1500-1400 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, white background.  <br />
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From Left to right<br />
1- Krater Episkopi Lerapetra 1370-1250 BC, <br />
2- flask with Marine style stylised octopus design,   Palaikastro,  1500-1450 BC; <br />
3- far right  conical rhython with Marine style stylised octopus design,   Palaikastro 1500-1450 BC;
  • Minoan cylindrical vessel decorated with leafy bands, Akrotiri, Thira (Santorini) National Archaeological Museum Athens. 17th-16th cent BC.<br />
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The vessels bottom is pierced so was probably used like a rhython during ceremonies.
  • Minoan pottery with stylised octopus decorations, 1500-1400 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, black background.  <br />
<br />
From Left to right<br />
1- flask with Marine style stylised octopus design,   Palaikastro,  1500-1450 BC; <br />
2.Minoan clay flask with octopus design, Speial Palatial Style , Pseira  1500-1400 BC BC, <br />
3- conical rhython with Marine style stylised octopus design,   Palaikastro 1500-1450 BC;
  • Minoan decorated jug for export, Kommos Harbour 1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan pottery with stylised octopus decorations, 1500-1400 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, white background.  <br />
<br />
From Left to right<br />
1- flask with Marine style stylised octopus design,   Palaikastro,  1500-1450 BC; <br />
2.Minoan clay flask with octopus design, Speial Palatial Style , Pseira  1500-1400 BC BC, <br />
3- conical rhython with Marine style stylised octopus design,   Palaikastro 1500-1450 BC;
  • Minoan pottery with stylised octopus decorations, 1500-1400 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum.  <br />
<br />
From Left to right<br />
1- flask with Marine style stylised octopus design,   Palaikastro,  1500-1450 BC; <br />
2.Minoan clay flask with octopus design, Speial Palatial Style , Pseira  1500-1400 BC BC, <br />
3- conical rhython with Marine style stylised octopus design,   Palaikastro 1500-1450 BC;
  • Minoan pconical rhython with lilies decoration made in Minoan Crete, Akrotiri, Thira (Santorini) National Archaeological Museum Athens. 17th-16th cent BC.
  • Minoan  bull's head rhython libation vessel, Phaistos palace 1700-1600 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • 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 pottery with stylised octopus decorations, 1500-1400 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, grey background.  <br />
<br />
From Left to right<br />
1- Krater Episkopi Lerapetra 1370-1250 BC, <br />
2- flask with Marine style stylised octopus design,   Palaikastro,  1500-1450 BC; <br />
3- far right  conical rhython with Marine style stylised octopus design,   Palaikastro 1500-1450 BC;
  • 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 , grey background.  <br />
<br />
From Left to right<br />
1- flask with Marine style stylised octopus design,   Palaikastro,  1500-1450 BC; <br />
2.Minoan clay flask with octopus design, Speial Palatial Style , Pseira  1500-1400 BC BC, <br />
3- conical rhython with Marine style stylised octopus design,   Palaikastro 1500-1450 BC;
  • Minoan pconical rhython with lilies decoration made in Minoan Crete, Akrotiri, Thira (Santorini) National Archaeological Museum Athens. 17th-16th cent BC.
  • Minoan pconical rhython with lilies decoration made in Minoan Crete, Akrotiri, Thira (Santorini) National Archaeological Museum Athens. 17th-16th cent BC.
  • Minoan pottery with stylised octopus decorations, 1500-1400 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, grey background.<br />
  <br />
From Left to right<br />
1- Krater Episkopi Lerapetra 1370-1250 BC, <br />
2- flask with Marine style stylised octopus design,   Palaikastro,  1500-1450 BC; <br />
3- far right  conical rhython with Marine style stylised octopus design,   Palaikastro 1500-1450 BC;
  • Minoan pconical rhython with lilies decoration made in Minoan Crete, Akrotiri, Thira (Santorini) National Archaeological Museum Athens. 17th-16th cent BC.
  • Minoan pottery with stylised octopus decorations, 1500-1400 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, black background.  <br />
<br />
From Left to right<br />
1- Krater Episkopi Lerapetra 1370-1250 BC, <br />
2- flask with Marine style stylised octopus design,   Palaikastro,  1500-1450 BC; <br />
3- far right  conical rhython with Marine style stylised octopus design,   Palaikastro 1500-1450 BC;
  • Minoan cylindrical vessel decorated with leafy bands, Akrotiri, Thira (Santorini) National Archaeological Museum Athens. 17th-16th cent BC.<br />
<br />
The vessels bottom is pierced so was probably used like a rhython during ceremonies.
  • Minoan pconical rhython with lilies decoration made in Minoan Crete, Akrotiri, Thira (Santorini) National Archaeological Museum Athens. 17th-16th cent BC.
  • Minoan  bull's head rhython libation vessel, Phaistos palace 1700-1600 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan pottery with stylised octopus decorations, 1500-1400 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum.  <br />
<br />
From Left to right<br />
1- Krater Episkopi Lerapetra 1370-1250 BC, <br />
2- flask with Marine style stylised octopus design,   Palaikastro,  1500-1450 BC; <br />
3- far right  conical rhython with Marine style stylised octopus design,   Palaikastro 1500-1450 BC;
  • Minoan cylindrical vessel decorated with leafy bands, Akrotiri, Thira (Santorini) National Archaeological Museum Athens. 17th-16th cent BC.<br />
<br />
The vessels bottom is pierced so was probably used like a rhython during ceremonies.
  • Minoan cylindrical vessel decorated with leafy bands, Akrotiri, Thira (Santorini) National Archaeological Museum Athens. 17th-16th cent BC.<br />
<br />
The vessels bottom is pierced so was probably used like a rhython during ceremonies.
  • 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  bull's head rhython libation vessel, Phaistos palace 1700-1600 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan  bull's head rhython libation vessel, Phaistos palace 1700-1600 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan cylindrical vessel decorated with leafy bands, Akrotiri, Thira (Santorini) National Archaeological Museum Athens. 17th-16th cent BC.<br />
<br />
The vessels bottom is pierced so was probably used like a rhython during ceremonies.
  • Minoan pottery with stylised octopus decorations, 1500-1400 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum , grey background.  <br />
<br />
From Left to right<br />
1- flask with Marine style stylised octopus design,   Palaikastro,  1500-1450 BC; <br />
2.Minoan clay flask with octopus design, Speial Palatial Style , Pseira  1500-1400 BC BC, <br />
3- conical rhython with Marine style stylised octopus design,   Palaikastro 1500-1450 BC;
  • 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,
  • Cycladic conical rhython with spiral decorations.   Cycladic (1650-1450 BC) , Phylakopi III, Melos. National Archaeological Museum Athens.  Cat no 5791. Black background.<br />
<br />
<br />
Ceramic shapes and painted style are heavily influenced by Minoan styles during this period. Dark floral and spiral patterns are painted over a lighted backgound with wavy bands.
  • Cycladic conical rhython with spiral decorations.   Cycladic (1650-1450 BC) , Phylakopi III, Melos. National Archaeological Museum Athens.  Cat no 5791.  White background.<br />
<br />
<br />
Ceramic shapes and painted style are heavily influenced by Minoan styles during this period. Dark floral and spiral patterns are painted over a lighted backgound with wavy bands.
  • Cycladic conical rhython with spiral decorations.   Cycladic (1650-1450 BC) , Phylakopi III, Melos. National Archaeological Museum Athens.  Cat no 5791.  Gray background.<br />
<br />
<br />
Ceramic shapes and painted style are heavily influenced by Minoan styles during this period. Dark floral and spiral patterns are painted over a lighted backgound with wavy bands.
  • Cycladic conical rhython with spiral decorations.   Cycladic (1650-1450 BC) , Phylakopi III, Melos. National Archaeological Museum Athens.  Cat no 5791.<br />
<br />
Ceramic shapes and painted style are heavily influenced by Minoan styles during this period. Dark floral and spiral patterns are painted over a lighted backgound with wavy bands.
  • Cycladic conical rhython with spiral decorations.   Cycladic (1650-1450 BC) , Phylakopi III, Melos. National Archaeological Museum Athens.  Cat no 5791.  Grey background.<br />
<br />
<br />
Ceramic shapes and painted style are heavily influenced by Minoan styles during this period. Dark floral and spiral patterns are painted over a lighted backgound with wavy bands.

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