Mathaios Kalogerakis

Mathaios Kalogerakis

0
Followers
5
Following
Mathaios Kalogerakis
More ideas from Mathaios
Knossos palace, Heraklion

in Knossos Palace, Heraklion, Crete

The famous Minoan Palace of Knossos lies 5 kilometres southeast of Heraklion, in the valley of the river Kairatos. The first settlement in the Knossos area was established circa 7000 BC, during the Neolithic Period - Crete Greece

The famous Minoan Palace of Knossos lies 5 kilometres southeast of Heraklion, in the valley of the river Kairatos. The first settlement in the Knossos area was established circa 7000 BC, during the Neolithic Period - Crete, Greece

Fresco minoico

Fresco minoico

Photo of the Dancing girl fresco from the Queen's megaron at Knossos. Knossos Minoan archaeological site, Crete

Dancing girl fresco from the Queen's megaron at Knossos I Knossos Minoan archaeological site, Crete

Minoan Inspired Costume by basak tinli by BasakTinli.deviantart.com on @DeviantArt

lIllustration from the book Complete Fashion Designers Guide If you want to draw illustrations like these, there are many fashion croquis available in F. Minoan Inspired Costume by basak tinli

Minoan: Snake Goddess, from the palace at Knossos. c. 1600 BCE. Faience, appx. 13 1/2 " H. Archeological Museum, Herakleion.  Aside from images of bulls, the only obvious deity we have from ancient Crete is the so-called Snake Goddess, perhaps an Earth Goddess who is holding two snakes in her outstretched hands - she is shown with aflounced skirt, and open bodice (evidently standard among Minoan women), and a dove perched on her head which signifies her being divine.

Minoan Snake Goddess, from the island of Crete.The goddess is depicted with exposed breasts and wearing a rich garment. Her bared breasts suggest her capacity as fertility goddess, 1600 BCE.