Aegean - Thera, 1600-1500 1 MYCENAEAN GREECE Achaeans...

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AEGEAN ART c. 3000-1200 BC(E). Cyclades, Crete, Mainland Greece ‘Frying Pan’ , 2500 Cycladic marble idol , 2500 Cycladic harpist , 2500 MINOAN CRETE Sir Arthur Evans Writing: Linear A tablets • Palace of Knossos: Staircase, 1500 • ‘Queen’s chamber,’ 1700 - 1300 Snake goddess , faience, 1600 Rhyton (bull’s head), steatite, 1500 ‘Harvester’ Vase ,’ Aghia Triada, 1500 Kamares Vases , 1800 (light-on-dark polychromy; curvilinear motifs) • ‘ Octopus Vase ,’ marine style, 1500 ‘The Toreador Fresco,’ Knossos,1500 The Grandstand Fresco,’ Knossos, 1500 ‘Spring Fresco,’
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Unformatted text preview: Thera, 1600-1500 1 MYCENAEAN GREECE Achaeans Heinrich Schliemann, 1822-1896: Troy 1870, Mycenae 1874. Linear B tablets decoded by Michael Ventris in 1952. Mycenae, citadel, 1600-1250 Lion Gate, 1250: Cyclopean walls (ashlar masonry); relieving triangle Grave Circle A, 1250; shaft-graves I-VI, 1600 Tiryns, citadel 1250-1200; megaron (=throne room) Tholos , Treasury of Atreus, 1250 Gold Rhyton (lion's head), 1600 Gold Mask of Agamemnon 1600 Vaphio Cups , gold, 1500 Three Deities, ivory, 1400 2...
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Aegean - Thera, 1600-1500 1 MYCENAEAN GREECE Achaeans...

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