George Kontostavlos

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"Achaean warriors"

This depiction is based on the appearance of late Mycenaean soldiers painted on the so-called "Warrior Vase" from circa 1150 BC.

Mycenaean warriors, middle Bronze Age 1200 BC ~ reasonably good depiction of the armour and clothing of this period BUT the bronze 'Dendra' armour of the warrior on the right, should be on the warrior in the chariot, minus the shield.

Mycenaean warriors, middle Bronze Age 1200 BCE ~ reasonably good depiction of the armour and clothing of this period BUT the bronze 'Dendra' armour of the warrior on the right, should be on the warrior in the chariot, minus the shield.

Minoan warriors with libyan prisoners in the city of Akrotiri on the island of Santorini, before a volcano blew half the island into the air. 1600 BC Bronze Age - art by Giuseppe Rava

controlled sea lanes to maintain security for the empire. Minoans also were famous for religious bull dancing (See Additional Picture). The women wore open-front, fancy dresses and Often congregated in palace