Knossos in Creta. Surrounded by the city of Iraklion and accessible via the local bus, and the reconstructed ruins of the palace Cretan labyrinth are times when King Minos ruled over mainland Greece.

Knossos in Creta. Surrounded by the city of Iraklion and accessible via the local bus, and the reconstructed ruins of the palace Cretan labyrinth are times when King Minos ruled over mainland Greece.

Archaeological Museum of Herakleion. Minoan bull leaping fresco ( 1600 - 1450 B.C. ) - detail

Archaeological Museum of Herakleion. Minoan bull leaping fresco ( 1600 - 1450 B. ) - detail I have a copy of a larger part of this fresco on my living room wall. A constant reminder of Knossos, Κνοσσος στην Κρητη.

Pictures of Greece - Crete - Heraklion - Knossos - Minoan pottery, Archeological Museum

Pictures of Greece - Crete - Heraklion - Knossos - Minoan pottery, Archeological Museum— Beautiful pattern

MINOAN pottery http://www.pinterest.com/litsa1163/%CE%B9%CF%83%CF%84%CE%BF%CF%81%CE%B9%CE%B1-history/

, the Kamares style (so named for the cave sanctuary in which the first examples were found) of pottery was popular in M.

Marine Style Ceramics of the Cretan-Minoan Neopalatial Period (ca 1650-1450 BC) Arch. Museum

Marine Style Ceramics of the Cretan-Minoan Neopalatial Period (ca BC) Arch.

Minoan fisherman with his catch of mackerel or tuna - this fresco was found at the city of Akrotiri on the Greek island of Santorini

Minoan fresco of a fisherman, from the bronze age excavation of the Minoan town Akrotiri, on the Greek island of Santorini

Gold Ornament in the form of a Bee  1700-1600 BC Minoan Length: 1.9 cm (Source: The British Museum

ancientpeoples: “ Gold Ornament in the form of a Bee BC Minoan Length: cm (Source: The British Museum) ”

Standing female figure, c. 2600-2400 b.c., early cycladic, marble

Antique marble standing female figure,by Bastis master (active mid. Millenium), early Cycladic II, Keros–Syros culture B.

Kamares style vases with complex polychrome decoration, from Phaistos and Knossos. Old-Palace Period (1800-1700 BC)

Kamares style vases with complex polychrome decoration, from Phaistos and Knossos. Old-Palace Period BC)

Bull-leaping. Gold Minoan signet ring, ca. 1700 BC, from Arkanes, Crete.

This Minoan seal depicts the ancient sport of "bull leaping," which is also seen…

Knossos, Greece

Knossos, Greece the Minoans lived here it is believed to be the oldest city in greece.

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