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24 Funny Minion Quotes   #minionquotes #funnyminions #minionpics #minionpictures #despicableme

24 Funny Minion Quotes

24 Funny Minion Quotes #minionquotes #funnyminions #minionpics #minionpictures #despicableme

Minoan Art Pottery | Mycenaean fish and octopus pitcher

Minoan Art Pottery

Minoan maiden with prayer beads Fresco Pottery and wall art from the ancient Minoans: From around 2700 to 1450 BC, the Minoan civilization flourished as a seafaring and mercantile culture. The vibrant Minos culture was centred around the island of Crete and eventually dominated the Agean region. Along with its exceptionally advantageous position at the intersection of sea routes leading to the countries of the Middle East, its trading contributed to the high flowering of the culture and art…

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Здания и сооружения #digitalpaintingclasses.. | Digital Painting Classes I СG рисунок I ART DPC

Здания и сооружения

Little is known about the Minoan snake goddess, so named by Sir Arthur Evans who excavated Knossos and named the Cretan culture "Minoan" after its legendary King, Minos. Until Linear A, which developed about 2000 BCE, is deciphered, this iconic figure's true meaning/purpose in Minoan culture will remain a mystery. She might represent a goddess, a snake charmer, a dancing girl or something else entirely.

Holy families

I started by noticing similarities between two pictures. The one above is “The Virgin and Child with St Anne and John the Baptist”, the so-called Burlington House cartoon (a cartoon in …

Calendar House: Chapter 4 - Forms of Time

How does an actual 8½-year lunar-solar cycle reveal the mysteries of Minoan time? How do symbols such as spirals, S-forms, and the wheeled X or cross relate to lunar-solar cycles, and what Minoan artifacts reveal their understandings of the rhythms of Saros eclipses?

Minoan Priestess  (a)

Minoan Priestess (a)

A Minoan bee smoker (1700-1450 B.C.) Honey was an important commodity for the Minoans. Linear B tablets testify to this important agricultural industry. A smoking terracotta piece was displayed which served the purpose of quietening the hive with the introduction of smoke. It was found in the 'House of Sacrificed Oxen'

A Minoan adventure at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford: Journey with the History Guru to England and Spa

Cretan archer

Cretan archer

Minoan galley boarding a pirate ship in the Aegean Sea, circa 1450 B.C. - art by Giuseppe Rava

Minoan galley boarding a pirate ship in the Aegean Sea, circa 1450 B.C. - art by Giuseppe Rava

A Late Minoan Bronze Standing Male Figure

Flickriver: Photoset 'Early Aegean Art' by Ancient Art & Numismatics

Flickriver - view images as a 'river of photos' and more...

The Stream of Time: The Minoans: Warfare

The Minoans: Warfare

Minoan nobles attacking a city, from the Age of Bronze mod for Rome II Arthur Evans had a terrible idea about the Minoans: he thought that since they heavily painted nature and he did not find walls, he pictured their civilization as at harmony with its surroundings and as having a distaste for warfare. He pictured them as a peaceable trading empire, with its dominance in the marketplace and not the sword. This image turns out to be entirely false. Not only are there a few depictions of the…

Bull's Head Rhyton. Crete, Minoan, 1550 BCE


Bull's Head Rhyton. Crete, Minoan, 1550 BCE

Cypriot 1650-1450 BC

Museum of Cycladic Art

The Museum of Cycladic Art is dedicated to the study and promotion of ancient cultures of the Aegean and Cyprus, with special emphasis on Cycladic Art of the 3rd millennium BC