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Used to have a volcano Now crescent shaped Stratigraphy Stratum (pl. strata) Thera volcanic eruption, mid-late 17c BCE Fisherman Fresco, Akrotiri, Thera, c. 1650 BCE Minoan style Mixed perspective with no clothes, no status Love of nature Facing towards an offering table Crocus Gatherers – Fresco, Akrotiri, Thera 1650 BCE Picking Flowers Woman seated in room is sitting highest and largest All actions in the room face her In another world, other creatures present Attitude of respect and submission to her superiority She could be a goddess or a priestess Lily landscape fresco with swallows “Spring Fresco” – Akrotiri, Thera 1650 BCe No people, only a landscape with flowers Crete Snake goddess figurine, from the palace at Knossos (crete), Greece c 1600  BCE Faience
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2011 for the course AHIS 120g at USC.

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