A fisherman from Thera (Minoan civilication, around 1550 BCE)
Minoan hieroglyphic writing
Stater Macedonia, Alexander the Great. 336-323 BCE Gold Macedonia the ancient kingdom of Greece (Hellas)
Knossos gold coin, Hellenistic town near Knossos, around 300 BC. Shows labyrinth housing minotaur = maze under the palace at Knossos? Minted by Hellenistic town around Knossos. Palace fell & Hellenistic/Roman town was built up around it. You don't build on a ruin - only around. Ruin of palace = hundreds of rooms with a big room in the middle - the ruin itself is the maze.
diadem from 4th century BC discovered in one of the Macedonian royal tombs in Vergina Greece, owned by one of the wives of Philip of Macedonia
The ancient Greeks and their love for the leaf and in their society these wreath-like headpieces were used as an adornment that would indicate the wearer’s station in life, occupation or social standing.
Gold necklace Period: Early Hellenistic Date: late 4th–3rd century B.C. Culture: Greek, South Italian, Tarentine Medium: Gold
The Bees of Malia Crete 1800-1700BC Excavated by the French from the Chrysolakkos necropolis in Mallia, Crete, first published in 1930 (P. Demargne, BCH 54 (1930) pp.404-21 and pl.19), now in the Archaeological Museum of Herakleion, Greece.
De Minoïsche beschaving is een neolithische en bronstijdbeschaving van voor het Oude Griekenland, die tussen ongeveer het derde millennium v.Chr. en 1200 v.Chr. op Kreta gevestigd was.