Pintura de uma cidade minóica. Essa pintura encontrada na parede de uma casa no sítio arqueológico de Akrotiri na ilha de Thera (hoje Santorini), pode demonstrar qual era a aparência de um típico palácio e de uma típica embarcação minóica.

A Minoan fresco showing a fleet and settlements, fresco from the bronze age in the minoan town Akrotiri, Santorini, Greece about century B.

Keftiu - 1400 a.C. circa - pittura su intonaco - tomba di Rekhmire, Tebe. Raffigurazione dei Cretesi, che gli Egiziani chiamavano Keftiu, nella tomba di Rekhmire, governatore di Tebe. I due Cretesi hanno con sé un lingotto di rame e un rhyton a cono simili al lingotto di Kato Zakros e al rhyton dell'Ashmolean museum.    #MR

Ancient Crete: The Minoan's - thr Kefti,bringing tributes to Egypt.The tomb of Rekhmire,Gobernor or Thebes and Vizier during the reings of Tuthmosis III and Amenhotep th dynasty,ca 1400 BC

House of Ladies Fresco, Akrotiri, Thera

House of Ladies Fresco from bronze age Etruscan colony Akrotiri, Thera

Akrotiri assembly.jpg Here's more of the confusing picture (called shipwreck fresco?). Walking men with hide shields. Walking women with colored skirts and white tops. (Maybe totally topless, unlike the Minoan norm of partially topless?) They look like they're stepping off the roof of a building. The tumbling men in the front are naked. (falling? drowning?)

The second part of the West Room fresco, depicting people in the water with ships above them.

Papyrus fresco. 17th century BC. Akrotiri, Thera. Currently in the Museum of Prehistoric Thera, Santorin

miamou: Minoan Sea Daffodils Late Bronze age painted some time before 1630 BC Akrotiri, Thera Via Franswazz

Bronze Age Minoan Flotilla Fresco excavated at Akrotiri, on the Greek island of Santorini. The eruption of a volcano about 1630 BC preserved for us today these stunning frescos.

Bronze Age Minoan Flotilla Fresco excavated at Akrotiri, on the Greek island of Santorini. The eruption of a volcano about 1630 BC preserved for us today these stunning frescos. Photo via Wiki Commons.

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

μινωικός πολιτισμός

Knossos Palace reconstruction 3 I wonder if the surrounding grounds could have supported the grass and luscious foliage that this drawing is suggesting was there. the climate of Crete today does not.

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