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2011 survey aegean

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2011 survey aegean

  1. 1. Prehistoric Aegean and <br />Minoan Civilizations<br />
  2. 2. Europe<br />Mesopotamia<br />Egypt<br />
  3. 3. Europe<br />Mesopotamia<br />Egypt<br />
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  5. 5. Cycladic Art:<br />3000-2000 BC<br />
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  7. 7. Ancient marble quarry on island of Paros, Cyclades islands<br />
  8. 8. Modern quarry, island of Naxos, Cyclades islands<br />
  9. 9. Excavated prehistoric Cycladic burial site<br />
  10. 10. Figurine of a woman, from Syros (Cyclades islands), 2500-2300 BC<br />
  11. 11. Figurine of a woman, from Syros (Cyclades islands), 2500-2300 BC<br />Figurine of a man playing a lyre, from Keros (Cyclades islands), 2700-2500 BC<br />
  12. 12. Musicians and dancers from the tomb of Nebamun, Egyptian New Kingdom, 1400-1350 BC<br />Figurine of a man playing a lyre, from Keros (Cyclades islands), 2700-2500 BC<br />
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  14. 14. Cycladic Art:<br />3000-2000 BC<br />Minoan Art: 1700-1200 BC<br />
  15. 15. Knossos, Crete. Excavation site of Minoan palace (1700-1400 BC) and reconstruction model.<br />Palace of King Minos. Legend of the Minotaur kept in the labyrinth<br />
  16. 16. Examples of the Minoan sacred double-ax (labrys) motif found at Knossos.<br />
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  19. 19. Masonry terms:<br />Fieldstones: unworked natural stones used in building.<br />Ashlar: carefully cut, regularly shaped blocks of stone fit together without mortar.<br />Dressed masonry: stone blocks shaped to the exact dimensions required, with smooth faces for a perfect fit. Ashlar is a component of dressed masonry.<br />Porch at the palace at Knossos, Crete, 1700-1400 BC<br />
  20. 20. Bull-leaping scene, fresco from the palace at Knossos, Crete, ca. 1450 BC (restored)<br />
  21. 21. Snake Goddess, from palace at Knossos, Crete, ca. 1600 BC. Material: faience<br />
  22. 22. Palace at Knossos, Crete: Throne room (left) and queen’s private chamber (megaron) (below). <br />Ca. 1450 BC.<br />
  23. 23. Minoan vases from Crete, 1800-1500 BC<br />

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