Minoan Priest King   Feathered Prince of Lilies   Fresco Art   Knossos, Crete, Greece

Minoan Priest King Feathered Prince of Lilies Fresco Art Knossos, Crete, Greece:

Minoan Fresco Tile "The Prince with Lillies"

Minoan Fresco Tile "The Prince with Lillies". between 1700 and 1400 BCE.

One of the most celebrated Minoan frescos, the Prince of Lillies, from Crete, dated to circa 1550 BC.

One of the most celebrated Minoan frescos, the Prince of Lillies, from Crete, dated to circa 1550 BC.

Rook, c. 100 BCE. Roman fresco, Pompeii.

last-picture-show: “ “ “In the intoxication of falling, man was prone to believe himself propelled upward.” Hermann Broch, The Death of Vergil Anonymous Grave Painting in the Ruins of Pompeii ” ”

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Rita Jones said: What small waists these men (and women) have. Some archaeologists think the belts could have made of metal and placed round the waist when the men (and women) were young. Something like binding girls feet in China. It's a thought!

Detail of "Campstool" Fresco Knossos Palace Third Palace period LM ll /lll A cl450-l350

Knossos Dress in art. The picture illustrate the drape effect and pattern details of the dress. Detail of "Campstool" Fresco Knossos Palace Third Palace period LM ll /lll A

Ship with dolphins. Wall painting replica from Akrotiri excavation. Ancient Greek painting. Greece, Santorini 17th century BC

Fresco from Akrotiri depicting the prow of a Minoan ship surrounded by dolphins, c. ( Wall painting replica from Akrotiri of Thera excavation ) .

Minoan fresco, love this culture, they would jump the bulls

Minoan fresco, love this culture, they would jump the bulls- wall is treated with lime and plaster becomes permanent part of surface- earliest were created by minoans in Crete

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