Konstantina Alexandridou

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Steatite conical cup with processional scene  ("The Chieftain's Cup")  Haghia Triada, Late Minoan IA/B  (ca. 1550-1450 B.C.)

Steatite conical cup with processional scene ("The Chieftain's Cup") Haghia Triada, Late Minoan IA/B (ca.

Kamarian ware pottery vessel from Knossos, 1800 BCE. "Kamares wares are a distinctive type of ceramic produced in Crete during the Minoan period, dating to MM IA, ca. 2100 BCE. By the LM IA period, ca. 1450 BCE, or the end of the First Palace Period, these wares decline in distribution and vitality." text from seller.

Kamarian ware pottery vessel from Knossos, 1800 BCE. "Kamares wares are a distinctive type of ceramic produced in Crete during the Minoan period, ca 2100 BC. By the LM IA period, ca 1450 BC, these wares decline in distribution/ vitality." text from seller

Kamares krater/banquet vessel. From around 2700 to 1450 BC, the Minoan civilization flourished as a seafaring and mercantile culture. This vibrant culture was centred around the island of Crete and eventually dominated the Agean region. The Egyptians called the Minoans “the Sea Peoples” and had a fond appreciation for Minoan pottery and ceramics, prized for their innovative shapes and sea-inspired designs.

*GREECE ~ Minoan Art Pottery, From around BC, the Minoan civilization flourished as a seafaring + mercantile culture. This vibrant culture was centered around the island of Crete + eventually dominated the Agean region.

Sistrum on the Harvester vase. Crete

A thanksgiving procession on "Harvester Vase". Black steatite BCE) from a villa at Hagia Triada near the palace of Phaestos, Crete.

Minoan civilazation. The Bull was a central theme in the Minoan civilization, with bull heads and bull horns used as symbols in the Knossos palace. Minoan frescos and ceramics depict the bull-leaping ritual in which participants bulls. Μινωικός πολιτισμός. Ο Ταύρος ήταν το κεντρικό θέμα στο μινωικό πολιτισμό,και τα κεφάλια ταύρου και τα κέρατα ταύρου χρησιμοποιήθηκαν ως σύμβολα του ανακτόρου της Κνωσού. Οι Μινωικές τοιχογραφίες και τα κεραμικά απεικόνιζαν τα ταυροκαθάψια, ...

SUN IN TAURUS 2000 - 4000 BCE Minoan; the bull and the labrys (the double headed ceremonial ax; from which the labyrinth takes its name) are two of the oldest images associated with the Greek civilization