A MINOAN POTTERY RHYTON late minoan ib, circa 1500-1450 b.c. The ovoid vessel with a tapering body, rounded base, ridged shoulder, and waisted neck, with a ring handle below the disk rim, the base perforated, decorated with two large bands of spirals above petals rising from a central rosette on the base, bands of comma-shaped motifs on the shoulders and neck 9½ in. (24.1 cm) high
Minoan Art Reproduction of ancient Minoan art. The ancient Minoan civilization included settlements on the pre-eruption island of Thera. Some think the colapse of the volcanic crater into the sea lead to the myth of the lost continent of Atlantis.