• Farndale Show - Sheep Waiting - Fine Art Photos & Photography black & white  Prints
  • Farndale Show - Moors Ram - Fine Art Photos & Photography black & white  Prints
  • Farndale Show - Judging the Sheeps Head  - Fine Art Photos & Photography black & white  Prints
  • Farndale Show - Argunebt - Fine Art Photos & Photography black & white  Prints
  • Farndale Show - Discussing the Judge - Fine Art Photos & Photography black & white  Prints
  • Road Kill - Fine Art Photos & Photography black & white  Prints
  • Farndale Show - Brass Band - Fine Art Photos & Photography black & white  Prints
  • Farndale Show - Hen Pecked Husband - Fine Art Photos & Photography black & white  Prints
  • Farndale Show - Shepherd grooming sheep - Fine Art Photos & Photography black & white  Prints
  • Farndale Show - Proud Shepherd - Fine Art Photos & Photography black & white  Prints
  • At The Fair - Inner Wheel - Fine Art Photos & Photography black & white  Prints
  • At The Fair - Mum Taking Photo - Fine Art Photos & Photography black & white  Prints
  • At The Fair - Water Splash  - Fine Art Photos & Photography black & white  Prints
  • At The Fair - White Thunder 2 - Fine Art Photos & Photography black & white  Prints
  • The Scrap Yard. # 15. Fine art black & white prints series
  • The Scrap Yard. # 14. Fine art black & white prints series
  • The Scrap Yard. # 9. Fine art black & white prints series
  • The Scrap Yard. # 7. Fine art black & white prints series
  • The Scrap Yard. # 5. Fine art black & white prints series
  • The Scrap Yard. # 4. Fine art black & white prints series
  • The Scrap Yard. # 3. Fine art black & white prints series
  • Australia - Palm Stump  - Fine Art Photos & Photography black & white  Prints
  • Australia - Outback shack  - Fine Art Photos & Photography black & white  Prints
  • Australia -  Come Let Us Adore Him - Fine Art Photos & Photography black & white  Prints
  • Australia William Ricketts Reserve - #3 - Fine Art Photos & Photography black & white  Prints
  • Australia William Ricketts Reserve - # 2 - Fine Art Photos & Photography black & white  Prints
  • Australia William Ricketts Reserve - # 1 - Fine Art Photos & Photography black & white  Prints
  • Australia - Eucalyptus Tree  - Fine Art Photos & Photography black & white  Prints
  • Australia -  Boat Anchor - Fine Art Photos & Photography black & white  Prints
  • Australia - Portland Lighthouse  - Fine Art Photos & Photography black & white  Prints
  • Tilly - Fine Art Photos & Photography black & white  Prints
  • Tilly The Howling Dog. Fine Art Photos & Photography black & white  Prints
  • Tilly The Flying Dog. Fine Art Photos & Photography black & white  Prints
  • "At The Circus" a series of fine art abstract black and white photos. Fine art photography by art photographer Paul Williams
  • "At The Circus" a series of fine art abstract black and white photos. Fine art photography by art photographer Paul Williams
  • "At The Circus" a series of fine art abstract black and white photos. Fine art photography by art photographer Paul Williams
  • "At The Circus" a series of fine art abstract black and white photos. Fine art photography by art photographer Paul Williams
  • "At The Circus" a series of fine art abstract black and white photos. Fine art photography by art photographer Paul Williams
  • "At The Circus" a series of fine art abstract black and white photos. Fine art photography by art photographer Paul Williams
  • "At The Circus" a series of fine art abstract black and white photos. Fine art photography by art photographer Paul Williams
  • "At The Circus" a series of fine art abstract black and white photos. Fine art photography by art photographer Paul Williams
  • "At The Circus" a series of fine art abstract black and white photos. Fine art photography by art photographer Paul Williams
  • Farndale Show - Shepherd - Fine Art Photos & Photography black & white  Prints
  • The Minoan 'Black Captain' fresco wall art from the House of Frescoes, Knossos Palace, 1350-1300 BC . Heraklion Archaeological Museum., black 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
  • Black cardamom stock photos
  • Black Onion seeds stock photos
  • Black Onion seeds stock photos
  • Black Onion seeds stock photos
  • Black Mustard seeds stock photos
  • Black Mustard seeds stock photos
  • Black pepper corns stock photos
  • Black Mustard seeds stock photos
  • Fresh mixed black and green olives photos, pictures & images.
  • Fresh mixed black and green olives photos, pictures & images.
  • Fresh black olives on an olive branch photos, pictures & images.
  • Fresh black olives photos, pictures & images.
  • Fresh mixed black and green olives photos, pictures & images.
  • Fresh black olives on an olive branch photos, pictures & images.
  • Fresh black olives photos, pictures & images.
  • Fresh black espresso coffee in a white coffee cup
  • Fresh black espresso coffee in a white coffee cup
  • Whole black cardamoms spices - stock photos
  • Whole black cardamoms spices - stock photos
  • Whole black cardamoms spices - stock photos
  • Roman funerary statue of a women in the Large Herculaneum style, Found in the cemetery of Stagiou Street, Athens, Athens Archaeological Museum, cat no 32622. Against black<br />
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This statue is the typle known as the Large Herculaneum Wome. She wears a full length chiton and himation that covers her head and entire body. Dating from the 1st cent AD it is a copy of an earlier statue circa 320 BC, probably by Praxiteles
  • Statue of a female inj the Small Herculaneum Style, Athens Archaeological Museum, Cat no 242. Pentelic marble. Against black<br />
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Copy of earlier famous Greek statue dated 300 BC. The women is depicted wearing a full length chiton and a himation that covers her entire body.
  • Marble statue of Pan found in Sparta, Pelopenese, 1st Cent AD copy of 4th Cent BC Greek original. Athens Archaeological Museum Cat No 252. Against black<br />
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Pan, the goat footed god wears an animal pelt from which protrude only his jhairy legs. In his left hand he is holding pan pipes. The expression on his bestial featured face is softened by a broad smile.
  • The 'Atalante Hermes' Roman marble statue found at Atalante. 2nd Cemt AD copy of the 4th cent BC Lysippean Greek style. Athens Archaeological Museum, cat no 240. Against black<br />
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Funserary statue of a youth depicted as Hermes. He is shown nude with his chlamys over his shoulder and wound around his right arm. In his left hand he holds a 'caduceus'.
  • Roman marble statue of Hermes found at Aigion, Pelopenese. 27 BC - 14 AD. Athens Archaeological Museum Cat No 241. Against black<br />
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Hermes is depicted standing wearing a chalamys that is wound around his lest arm. In his right hand he holds a purse and in his left a 'caduceus'. Augustan Roman period
  • Fine Art Black and White Pictures Wall Art Prints Polaroid Photos " Children Of The Revolution” by photographer Paul Williams depict the harrowing images of children at war in an abstract fine art photography prints series.<br />
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"When the Balkan war broke out it was not long before we saw photos of white kids being caught up in battle. In my life time I have become immune to seeing black and asian kids with guns and it was a shock to see children that could have been mine at war. So as a protest I made the photo series "Children Of The Revolution" with my kids to remind myself that it is always better to talk and understand than fight." Paul Williams
  • Fine Art Black and White Pictures Wall Art Prints Polaroid Photos " Children Of The Revolution” by photographer Paul Williams depict the harrowing images of children at war in an abstract fine art photography prints series.<br />
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"When the Balkan war broke out it was not long before we saw photos of white kids being caught up in battle. In my life time I have become immune to seeing black and asian kids with guns and it was a shock to see children that could have been mine at war. So as a protest I made the photo series "Children Of The Revolution" with my kids to remind myself that it is always better to talk and understand than fight." Paul Williams
  • Fine Art Black and White Pictures Wall Art Prints Polaroid Photos " Children Of The Revolution” by photographer Paul Williams depict the harrowing images of children at war in an abstract fine art photography prints series.<br />
<br />
"When the Balkan war broke out it was not long before we saw photos of white kids being caught up in battle. In my life time I have become immune to seeing black and asian kids with guns and it was a shock to see children that could have been mine at war. So as a protest I made the photo series "Children Of The Revolution" with my kids to remind myself that it is always better to talk and understand than fight." Paul Williams
  • Fine Art Black and White Pictures Wall Art Prints Polaroid Photos " Children Of The Revolution” by photographer Paul Williams depict the harrowing images of children at war in an abstract fine art photography prints series.<br />
<br />
"When the Balkan war broke out it was not long before we saw photos of white kids being caught up in battle. In my life time I have become immune to seeing black and asian kids with guns and it was a shock to see children that could have been mine at war. So as a protest I made the photo series "Children Of The Revolution" with my kids to remind myself that it is always better to talk and understand than fight." Paul Williams
  • Fine Art Black and White Pictures Wall Art Prints Polaroid Photos " Children Of The Revolution” by photographer Paul Williams depict the harrowing images of children at war in an abstract fine art photography prints series.<br />
<br />
"When the Balkan war broke out it was not long before we saw photos of white kids being caught up in battle. In my life time I have become immune to seeing black and asian kids with guns and it was a shock to see children that could have been mine at war. So as a protest I made the photo series "Children Of The Revolution" with my kids to remind myself that it is always better to talk and understand than fight." Paul Williams
  • Fine Art Black and White Pictures Wall Art Prints Polaroid Photos " Children Of The Revolution” by photographer Paul Williams depict the harrowing images of children at war in an abstract fine art photography prints series.<br />
<br />
"When the Balkan war broke out it was not long before we saw photos of white kids being caught up in battle. In my life time I have become immune to seeing black and asian kids with guns and it was a shock to see children that could have been mine at war. So as a protest I made the photo series "Children Of The Revolution" with my kids to remind myself that it is always better to talk and understand than fight." Paul Williams
  • Early classical ancient Greek bronze statue of Zeus or Poseidon, circa 450 BC. Athens National Arcjaeological Museum, cat no X15161. Black background<br />
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This bronze statue was found in the sea off Cape Artemision in northern Euobea. Zeus or Poseidon is shown making a great stride. His lefy arm is extended forward and his righy arm extends back which would have held a thunderbolt, if Zeus, or a trident if Poseidon. The identification of the statue is controversial though it ios more likely Zeus. <br />
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It is one of the few preserved original statues of Severe Style, notable for the exuisite rendering of motion and anatomy. Iy is certainly the work of a great sculptor of the early ancient Greek Classical period
  • Early classical ancient Greek bronze statue of Zeus or Poseidon, circa 450 BC. Athens National Arcjaeological Museum, cat no X15161. Black background<br />
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This bronze statue was found in the sea off Cape Artemision in northern Euobea. Zeus or Poseidon is shown making a great stride. His lefy arm is extended forward and his righy arm extends back which would have held a thunderbolt, if Zeus, or a trident if Poseidon. The identification of the statue is controversial though it ios more likely Zeus. <br />
<br />
It is one of the few preserved original statues of Severe Style, notable for the exuisite rendering of motion and anatomy. Iy is certainly the work of a great sculptor of the early ancient Greek Classical period
  • Early classical ancient Greek bronze statue of Zeus or Poseidon, circa 450 BC. Athens National Arcjaeological Museum, cat no X15161. Black background<br />
<br />
This bronze statue was found in the sea off Cape Artemision in northern Euobea. Zeus or Poseidon is shown making a great stride. His lefy arm is extended forward and his righy arm extends back which would have held a thunderbolt, if Zeus, or a trident if Poseidon. The identification of the statue is controversial though it ios more likely Zeus. <br />
<br />
It is one of the few preserved original statues of Severe Style, notable for the exuisite rendering of motion and anatomy. Iy is certainly the work of a great sculptor of the early ancient Greek Classical period
  • Early classical ancient Greek bronze statue of Zeus or Poseidon, circa 450 BC. Athens National Arcjaeological Museum, cat no X15161. Black background<br />
<br />
This bronze statue was found in the sea off Cape Artemision in northern Euobea. Zeus or Poseidon is shown making a great stride. His lefy arm is extended forward and his righy arm extends back which would have held a thunderbolt, if Zeus, or a trident if Poseidon. The identification of the statue is controversial though it ios more likely Zeus. <br />
<br />
It is one of the few preserved original statues of Severe Style, notable for the exuisite rendering of motion and anatomy. Iy is certainly the work of a great sculptor of the early ancient Greek Classical period
  • Early classical ancient Greek bronze statue of Zeus or Poseidon, circa 450 BC. Athens National Arcjaeological Museum, cat no X15161. Black background<br />
<br />
This bronze statue was found in the sea off Cape Artemision in northern Euobea. Zeus or Poseidon is shown making a great stride. His lefy arm is extended forward and his righy arm extends back which would have held a thunderbolt, if Zeus, or a trident if Poseidon. The identification of the statue is controversial though it ios more likely Zeus. <br />
<br />
It is one of the few preserved original statues of Severe Style, notable for the exuisite rendering of motion and anatomy. Iy is certainly the work of a great sculptor of the early ancient Greek Classical period
  • Early classical ancient Greek bronze statue of Zeus or Poseidon, circa 450 BC. Athens National Arcjaeological Museum, cat no X15161. Black background<br />
<br />
This bronze statue was found in the sea off Cape Artemision in northern Euobea. Zeus or Poseidon is shown making a great stride. His lefy arm is extended forward and his righy arm extends back which would have held a thunderbolt, if Zeus, or a trident if Poseidon. The identification of the statue is controversial though it ios more likely Zeus. <br />
<br />
It is one of the few preserved original statues of Severe Style, notable for the exuisite rendering of motion and anatomy. Iy is certainly the work of a great sculptor of the early ancient Greek Classical period
  • Early classical ancient Greek bronze statue of Zeus or Poseidon, circa 450 BC. Athens National Arcjaeological Museum, cat no X15161. Black background<br />
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This bronze statue was found in the sea off Cape Artemision in northern Euobea. Zeus or Poseidon is shown making a great stride. His lefy arm is extended forward and his righy arm extends back which would have held a thunderbolt, if Zeus, or a trident if Poseidon. The identification of the statue is controversial though it ios more likely Zeus. <br />
<br />
It is one of the few preserved original statues of Severe Style, notable for the exuisite rendering of motion and anatomy. Iy is certainly the work of a great sculptor of the early ancient Greek Classical period
  • Early classical ancient Greek bronze statue of Zeus or Poseidon, circa 450 BC. Athens National Arcjaeological Museum, cat no X15161. Black background<br />
<br />
This bronze statue was found in the sea off Cape Artemision in northern Euobea. Zeus or Poseidon is shown making a great stride. His lefy arm is extended forward and his righy arm extends back which would have held a thunderbolt, if Zeus, or a trident if Poseidon. The identification of the statue is controversial though it ios more likely Zeus. <br />
<br />
It is one of the few preserved original statues of Severe Style, notable for the exuisite rendering of motion and anatomy. Iy is certainly the work of a great sculptor of the early ancient Greek Classical period
  • Statue of Artemis, found at the 'House of Diadoumenos' on Delos. Pariam marble, Circa 100 BC. Athens Archaeological Museum, Cat No 1829. against black<br />
Artemis wears a chiton, a girt and himation. The diagonal strap ocross her breast will have held the quiver full of arrows. The Goddess's beauty is stressed by her elaborate coiffure.
  • Ancient Greek funerary statue of a women, type Small Herculaneum Woman style. From Delos circa 2nd Cent BC. Athens National Archaeological Museum. Cat No 1827. against black<br />
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This marble statue from Delos shopws a women wearing a full length chiton and a himation that covers her entire body and arms. This style of statue is known os 'Small Herculaneum Woman' and is a copy of a famous original dating from 300 BC.
  • Fine Art Black and White Pictures Wall Art Prints Polaroid Photos “Shells” by photographer Paul Williams, depicting shells in an abstract fine art photography prints series
  • Fine Art Black and White Pictures Wall Art Prints Polaroid Photos “Shells” by photographer Paul Williams, depicting shells in an abstract fine art photography prints series
  • Self Portrait by Paul Williams.Fine Art Black and White Pictures Wall Art Prints Polaroid Photos by photographer Paul Williams,
  • Keys. Fine Art Black and White Pictures Wall Art Prints Polaroid Photos by photographer Paul Williams,
  • Skipping ropes. Fine Art Black and White Pictures Wall Art Prints Polaroid Photos by photographer Paul Williams,
  • Eyes  - Shifty Eyes -  Fine art Polarids prints series
  • Eyes  -  Artistic Eye -  Fine art Polarids prints series
  • Eyes  - their Eyes Met -  Fine art Polarids prints series
  • Eyes  - Wandering Eyes -. Fine art Polarids prints series
  • Fine Art Black and White Pictures Wall Art Prints Polaroid Photos “Shells” by photographer Paul Williams, depicting shells in an abstract fine art photography prints series
  • Fine Art Black and White Pictures Wall Art Prints Polaroid Photos “Shells” by photographer Paul Williams, depicting shells in an abstract fine art photography prints series
  • Fine Art Black and White Pictures Wall Art Prints Polaroid Photos “Shells” by photographer Paul Williams, depicting shells in an abstract fine art photography prints series
  • Fine Art Black and White Pictures Wall Art Prints Polaroid Photos “Shells” by photographer Paul Williams, depicting shells in an abstract fine art photography prints series
  • Foxgloves. Fine Art Black and White Pictures Wall Art Prints Polaroid Photos by photographer Paul Williams,
  • Eyes - The apple of your eye -  Fine art Polarids prints series
  • Eyes  - Plank In His Eye - Fine art Polarids prints series
  • Ox Eye Daisy. Fine Art Black and White Pictures Wall Art Prints Polaroid Photos by photographer Paul Williams,
  • Dire Straits Album Cover "On Every Street" - Fine Art Black and White Pictures Wall Art Prints Polaroid Photos by photographer Paul Williams,
  • Fine Art Black and White Pictures Wall Art Prints Polaroid Photos “You Are What You Eat” by photographer Paul Williams, depicting raw food ingredients in an abstract fine art photography prints series
  • Fine Art Black and White Pictures Wall Art Prints Polaroid Photos “You Are What You Eat” by photographer Paul Williams, depicting raw food ingredients in an abstract fine art photography prints series
  • Fine Art Black and White Pictures Wall Art Prints Polaroid Photos “You Are What You Eat” by photographer Paul Williams, depicting raw food ingredients in an abstract fine art photography prints series
  • Fine Art Black and White Pictures Wall Art Prints Polaroid Photos “You Are What You Eat” by photographer Paul Williams, depicting raw food ingredients in an abstract fine art photography prints series
  • Fine Art Black and White Pictures Wall Art Prints Polaroid Photos “You Are What You Eat” by photographer Paul Williams, depicting raw food ingredients in an abstract fine art photography prints series
  • Fine Art Black and White Pictures Wall Art Prints Polaroid Photos “You Are What You Eat” by photographer Paul Williams, depicting raw food ingredients in an abstract fine art photography prints series
  • Fine Art Black and White Pictures Wall Art Prints Polaroid Photos “You Are What You Eat” by photographer Paul Williams, depicting raw food ingredients in an abstract fine art photography prints series
  • Fine Art Black and White Pictures Wall Art Prints Polaroid Photos “Metal Morphosing” by photographer Paul Williams, depicting rusting metal objects in an abstract fine art photography prints series
  • Fine Art Black and White Pictures Wall Art Prints Polaroid Photos “Metal Morphosing” by photographer Paul Williams, depicting rusting metal objects in an abstract fine art photography prints series
  • Fine Art Black and White Pictures Wall Art Prints Polaroid Photos “Metal Morphosing” by photographer Paul Williams, depicting rusting metal objects in an abstract fine art photography prints series
  • Fine Art Black and White Pictures Wall Art Prints Polaroid Photos “Metal Morphosing” by photographer Paul Williams, depicting rusting metal objects in an abstract fine art photography prints series
  • Fine Art Black and White Pictures Wall Art Prints Polaroid Photos “Metal Morphosing” by photographer Paul Williams, depicting rusting metal objects in an abstract fine art photography prints series
  • Fine Art Black and White Pictures Wall Art Prints Polaroid Photos “Metal Morphosing” by photographer Paul Williams, depicting rusting metal objects in an abstract fine art photography prints series
  • Fine Art Black and White Pictures Wall Art Prints Polaroid Photos “Metal Morphosing” by photographer Paul Williams, depicting rusting metal objects in an abstract fine art photography prints series
  • Fine Art Black and White Pictures Wall Art Prints Polaroid Photos “Metal Morphosing” by photographer Paul Williams, depicting rusting metal objects in an abstract fine art photography prints series
  • Fine Art Black and White Pictures Wall Art Prints Polaroid Photos “Metal Morphosing” by photographer Paul Williams, depicting rusting metal objects in an abstract fine art photography prints series
  • Fine Art Black and White Pictures Wall Art Prints Polaroid Photos “Metal Morphosing” by photographer Paul Williams, depicting rusting metal objects in an abstract fine art photography prints series
  • Fine Art Black and White Pictures Wall Art Prints Polaroid Photos “Metal Morphosing” by photographer Paul Williams, depicting rusting metal objects in an abstract fine art photography prints series
  • "Flying Machines" a series of fine art abstract black and white photos. Fine art photography by art photographer Paul Williams
  • "Flying Machines" a series of fine art abstract black and white photos. Fine art photography by art photographer Paul Williams
  • "Flying Machines" a series of fine art abstract black and white photos. Fine art photography by art photographer Paul Williams
  • "Flying Machines" a series of fine art abstract black and white photos. Fine art photography by art photographer Paul Williams
  • "Flying Machines" a series of fine art abstract black and white photos. Fine art photography by art photographer Paul Williams
  • Minoan stone conical rhython with fluted decoration, Zakros 1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan rhython with relief decoration, Zakros Palace  1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan  beak spouted rhython with nautilus, coral and seaweed design, Phaistos Palace 1500-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan domestic libation vessel with the relief of a bull, Hagia Triada 1900-1700 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan clay male figurine in the attitude of worship, Chamezi 1900-1700 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan clay round offering table with a high base and large cup with a goddess with 2 priestesses depiction , Phaistos 1800-1650 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan decorated conical rhython geometric design , Konssos  'Unexplored Mansion" 1450-1370 BC;  Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background
  • Minoan decorated two handled Ephyraean goblet  with stylised floral design , Konssos  'Unexplored Mansion" 1450-1370 BC; 1400-1250 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, black background
  • Minoan Postpalatial terracotta  goddess statue with raised arms and a crown of snakes, Kannia Sanctuary,  Gortys, 1350-1250 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, black background. <br />
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The Goddesses are crowned with symbols of earth and sky in the shapes of snakes and birds, describing attributes of the goddess as protector of nature.
  • Minoan Postpalatial terracotta  goddess statue with raised arms and crown,  Karphi Sanctuary 1200-1100 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, black background. <br />
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The Goddesses are crowned with symbols of earth and sky in the shapes of snakes and birds, describing attributes of the goddess as protector of nature.
  • Minoan  pottery bath tub  larnax decorated with a cow nursing a calf,  Episkopi-Lerapetra 1350-1250 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.<br />
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To the Greeks, the Underworld was entered by water. As with many other Minoan bathtubs, this one was probably later used as a coffin to convey the deceased across the sea, where marine imagery would be equally appropriate. The two functions of bathtubs, bathing and burial, combine in the story of Agamemnon who, on return from Troy, was murdered by his wife and her lover in a silver bath.
  • Minoan linea A tablet recording flocks of sheep, goats, oxen and pigs at "wa-to",  1800-1450 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Early Minoan Stone jspouted bowl from the George of the Dead 3000-2000 BC BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum , black background.<br />
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In the 3rd milleneum BC the invetion of new tools made of metal allowed stone to be carved and polished to high standards. Harder stone could also be used for making stone vessels
  • Vasiliki Ware jug with characteristic mottled decorations,  Vasiliki 2300-1900 BC BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan Kamares Ware beak spouted "teapot" with extended spout and  leaf polychrome decorations, Kamares Sacred Cave 1900-1700 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.<br />
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This style of pottery is named afetr Kamares cave where this style of pottery was first found
  • Minoan Kamares Ware spouted jug with 2 handles with  polychrome decorations, Phaistos Palace 1800-1600 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.<br />
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This style of pottery is named afetr Kamares cave where this style of pottery was first found
  • Minoan Kamares "eggshell" ware cups with  with  polychrome decorations, from set found at Phaistos Palace 1800-1600 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.<br />
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These cups found as parts of sets in Phaistos palace were names "eggshell" ware due to the very thin walls of the cups. This style of pottery is named afetr Kamares cave where this style of pottery was first found
  • Minoan Kamares Ware jar with natural decorations of fish in a net, Phaistos 1900-1700 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.<br />
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This pot is one of the earliest known examples of the shift of Minoan art towards depicting the natural world
  • Luxury Minoan Kamares Ware ewer jug with polychrome decorations , Phaistos 1900-1700 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.<br />
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This style of pottery is named afetr Kamares cave where this style of pottery was first found
  • Minoan Kamares Ware with polychrome decorations , Phaistos 1900-1700 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.<br />
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This style of pottery is named afetr Kamares cave where this style of pottery was first found
  • Minoan Kamares Ware sup with bold geometric polychrome decorations , Phaistos 1900-1700 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.<br />
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This style of pottery is named afetr Kamares cave where this style of pottery was first found
  • Minoan terracotta beak spouted libation jugs , Poros-Heraklion 1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan decorated cup for export, Kommos Harbour 1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • "Day For Night No 12" - The Windmills overlooking  Chora town. Ios Cylcades Islands, Greece..  A black & white photo art seroes by photographer Paul E Williams.
  • "Day For Night No 15" - Rievaulx Abbey. North Yorkshire, England.  A black & white photo art seroes by photographer Paul E Williams.
  • "Day For Night No 14" - The Hill town of Chora, Ios, Greece, Cyclades Island..  A black & white photo art seroes by photographer Paul E Williams.
  • Minoan  decorated rhython libation vessel with ring design, Gournia 1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan decorated conical  rhython libation vessel, Gournia 1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan decorated stirrup jar with swirl design, Zakros Palace  1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan modified imported vase with added handles, Zakros Centural Sanctuary Complex  1500-1400 BC;  Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background
  • Elaborate Minoan amphora  of veined stone with double mouth and s shaped handles, Zakros Central Sanctuary  1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan marble conical rhython, Zakros 1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan stone bottle with carved fluted decoration, Zakros 1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background..
  • Minoan stone conical rhython with carved ring decoration, Zakros 1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black 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 />
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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, black background.
  • Minoan marble single handled jug, 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, black background.
  • Minoan marble fluted chalice with fine four fold walls, Zakros central sanctuary complex 1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan stone chalice made of spotted Nisyros Obsidian, Zakros central sanctuary complex 1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan clay vase with figure of eighy handles, Zakros Palace  1500-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Unusual Minoan  rhython  libation vessel consisting of hollow rings, Zakros Palace  1500-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan long spouted rhython decorated with a pomegranate, Zakros Palace  1500-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan decorated jug with Marine style shell decoration, Zakros Palace  1500-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan clay cup decorated with reeds, Zakros Palace  1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan rhython with painted decoration, Zakros Palace  1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan  bridge spouted lidded jar decorated with flowers, Archanes Palace  1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan decorated cup with foliage, Archanes Palace  1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan bridge spouted jars decorated with flowers, Archanes Palace  1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan  bridge spouted jars decorated with swirls, Archanes Palace  1600-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan  bull's head rhython libation vessel, Machlos 1500-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan  alabastron with zig zag design, Machlos 1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan small bridge spouted jars decorated with lilies, Machlos 1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan small bridge spouted jars decorated with lilies, Machlos 1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan  bull's head rhython libation vessel, Phaistos palace 1700-1600 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • The Minoan ' Phaistos Disc" with minoan pictoral sign script, possibly a hymn , Phaistos Palace 17th cent BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.<br />
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The enigmatic Phaistos disc takes pride of place in the history of Minoan script. It bears 45 pictoral signs that can be arranged into 61 groups separated by incised lines. Experts believe that the script may be of a hymn or magical in content.
  • Minoan decorated jug with sun design, Phaistos Palace 1500-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan  ewer with dense reeds design, by the "Reed Painter" , Phaistos Palace 1500-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan domestic goddess figurine making gestures from the epiphany cycle, Hagia Triada 1900-1700 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan  beak spouted jug with double axe and sacred knot  decoration, Hagia Triada Royal Villa 1500-1540 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan  ritual vessel with figure of eight handles imitating Egyptian prototypes, Hagia Triada Royal Villa 1500-1540 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan  amphora imitating Egyptian prototypes, Hagia Triada Royal Villa 1500-1540 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan Pithoid Amphora with decorations of interconnecting spirals, crocus flowers and reeds, Hagia Triada Royal Villa 1500-1540 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan clay female figurine in the attitude of worship, Chamezi 1900-1700 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan clay male figurine in the attitude of worship, Chamezi 1900-1700 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan clay model shrine depicting a priestess playing the part of a goddess in a small single roomed house, Galatas 1700-1650 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan clay model of a divine figure on a swing , Agia Triada 1700-1600 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan luxury "teapot" with elaborate spout from Phaistos Palace 1800-1600 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.<br />
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This style of pottery is named afetr Kamares cave where this style of pottery was first found
  • Minoan decorated bull shaped rhython (rhytha) for ritual liquid offerings, Phaistos 1800-1650 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan  ritual decorated animal shaped rhython , 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.
  • Minoan  ritual rhython with raised design, Phaistos 1800-1700 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan cly polychrome decorated storage pithos, Protopalatial period, Phaistos 1800-1650 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.<br />
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The quality of Minoan pithoi of this period suggest that they were produced by specialised potters with considerable skill in the manufacture of large clay conatiners. They were used for the staorage of agricultural products and the number and size of the pithoi found during this Portopalatial period indicate increased production of farmers.
  • The Minoan clay burial pithos with skeleton in foetal,  Neopalatial period 1700-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background<br />
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The body was placed in a foetal postion to aid insertion into the wide mouthed pithos
  • The Minoan terracotta rhinoceros beetle (Oryctes)  figurine, Piskokephalo,  1650-1500 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background
  • The Minoan terracotta rhinoceros beetle (Oryctes)  figurine, Piskokephalo,  1650-1500 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background
  • The Minoan decorated jug with elaborate design, Palaikastro,  1500-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background
  • The Minoan decorated jug decorated with stylised papyrus, Palaikastro,  1500-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background
  • The Minoan decorated terracotta jug with elaborate goats head and horns, Palaikastro,  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, black background
  • Minoan 2 handled flask with Marine style stylised octopus design,   Palaikastro,  1500-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background
  • The Minoan clay bull's head rhython lbation vessel,  Palaikastro 1500-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background
  • The Minoan domestic vessels, a decorated jug, Early Protopalatial period,  2100-1900 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background
  • The Minoan domestic vessels, a bowl on stand, Early Protopalatial period, Knossos,  2100-1900 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background
  • The Minoan spouted jug with floral 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, black background
  • The Minoan decorated ritual Ewer From Poros with marine reliefs ,Poros Heraklion 1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background<br />
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This elegant Ewer excavated from Poros is a fine example of the matute marine style of Minoan Ewer. The body is covered with  calligraphic network of dotted scale patterns, indicating the sea, in which nautili swim amongst rocks and seaweed. This style of Ewer was made in specialist workshops in the Knossos area and can be attributed to the same worksop that made ewers excavated from Zakros room IV-V. and another in Marseilles Museum
  • The Minoan decorated ritual Ewer From Poros with marine reliefs ,Poros Heraklion 1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background<br />
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This elegant Ewer excavated from Poros is a fine example of the matute marine style of Minoan Ewer. The body is covered with  calligraphic network of dotted scale patterns, indicating the sea, in which nautili swim amongst rocks and seaweed. This style of Ewer was made in specialist workshops in the Knossos area and can be attributed to the same worksop that made ewers excavated from Zakros room IV-V. and another in Marseilles Museum
  • Minoan decorated ritual ewer with a sacral knot relief , Konssos-Little Palace 1450-1370 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background
  • Minoan decorated clay alabastra with stylised octopus amongst rocks design, Konssos-Little Palace 1450-1370 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background
  • Minoan decorated bag shaped clay alabastra , Konssos-Little Palace 1450-1370 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background, black background
  • Minoan decoratedmale figure shaped jug  , Konssos  'Unexplored Mansion" 1450-1370 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background
  • Minoan decorated jug  with stylised floral design , Konssos  'Unexplored Mansion" 1450-1370 BC; 1400-1250 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum , black background
  • Minoan decorated jug  with stylised floral design , Konssos  'Unexplored Mansion" 1450-1370 BC; 1400-1250 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background
  • Minoan decorated two handled Ephyraean goblet  with stylised floral design , Konssos  'Unexplored Mansion" 1450-1370 BC; 1400-1250 BC; Heraklion Archaeological Museum, black background
  • Minoan decorated two handled Ephyraean goblet  with stylised octopus design , Konssos  'Unexplored Mansion" 1450-1370 BC; 1400-1250 BC; Heraklion Archaeological Museum, black background
  • Minoan decorated flask with concentric decorative bands design , Konssos  Temple Tomb 1400-1250 BC; Heraklion Archaeological Museum, black background
  • Minoan decorated two handled Ephyraean goblet  with geometric design , Konssos  Temple Tomb 1400-1250 BC; 1400-1250 BC; Heraklion Archaeological Museum, black background
  • Minoan decorated pithos stirrup jar with floral design , Zafer Papoura 1400-1250 BC; Heraklion Archaeological Museum, black background
  • Minoan decorated jug with geometric design , Zafer Papoura 1400-1250 BC; Heraklion Archaeological Museum, black background
  • Minoan decorated pithos stirrup jar , Zafer Papoura 1400-1250 BC; Heraklion Archaeological Museum, black 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, black background
  • Minoan shell shaped alabaster libation vessel  with pouring spout at top, Phaistos-Kalyvia 1400-1300 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, black background
  • Minoan Postpalatial terracotta  goddess tablet with raised arms, Kannia Sanctuary,  Gortys, 1350-1250 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, black background. <br />
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The Goddesses are crowned with symbols of earth and sky in the shapes of snakes and birds, describing attributes of the goddess as protector of nature.
  • Minoan Postpalatial terracotta  goddess statue with raised arms holding snakes, Kannia Sanctuary,  Gortys, 1350-1250 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, black background. <br />
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The Goddesses are crowned with symbols of earth and sky in the shapes of snakes and birds, describing attributes of the goddess as protector of nature.
  • Minoan Postpalatial terracotta  goddess statue with raised arms, Kannia Sanctuary,  Gortys, 1350-1250 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, black background. <br />
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The Goddesses are crowned with symbols of earth and sky in the shapes of snakes and birds, describing attributes of the goddess as protector of nature.
  • Minoan cult model of a 3 wheeled chariot drawn by a bull with a charioteer,  Karphi Sanctuary 1200-1100 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, black background. <br />
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During this period both Minoan and Mycenaean graves were found in Karphi snctuary so these cult gods are attributable to both cultures
  • Minoan cult svoitive tablet,  Karphi Sanctuary 1200-1100 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, black background. <br />
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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  goddess statue with raised arms,  Karphi Sanctuary 1200-1100 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, black background. <br />
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The Goddesses are crowned with symbols of earth and sky in the shapes of snakes and birds, describing attributes of the goddess as protector of nature.
  • Minoan Postpalatial terracotta  goddess statue with raised arms,  Karphi Sanctuary 1200-1100 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, black background. <br />
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The Goddesses are crowned with symbols of earth and sky in the shapes of snakes and birds, describing attributes of the goddess as protector of nature.
  • Minoan Postpalatial terracotta  goddess statue with raised arms and horn crown,  Karphi Sanctuary 1200-1100 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, black background. <br />
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The Goddesses are crowned with symbols of earth and sky in the shapes of snakes and birds, describing attributes of the goddess as protector of nature.
  • Minoan Postpalatial terracotta  "Poppy goddess: statue with raised arms and poppy seed crown,  Karphi Sanctuary 1300-1200 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, black 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

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