Greece - found fragments in three different rooms o Minoans...

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Greece Minoan Crete Named after Minos (Greek Myth) At least 7 palaces Knossos Evans starts digging in 1890s through the 1900s o Reconstructed it (palace) for tourists o Best guess, doesn’t know what it actually was o Doesn’t have defensive walls Haven’t found any fortification walls on Crete Peaceful society ??? o 1960s- Minoans hippy freaks o third destruction 1200 whole civilization goes down the tubes o reconstructions famous and wrong o woman thing dress had lipstick and eyeliner Also other paintings Elaborate hairstyles Men always brown women white o Most famous painting Completely wrong Evans completely reconstructed it Found fragments and put them back together,
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Unformatted text preview: found fragments in three different rooms o Minoans like bulls o After palace destroyed 1200 BC ruins sat there for 500 years aprox Thera/Santorini • Thera Bronze age name • Santorini couple hundred years old named by venetians • Volcano blew up, ash found as far away as Egypt o Still active, last eruption 1956 • 30ft of ash fell, completely buried town o looks similar to Pompeii • earthquake hit 10 years before volcano blew • not a single body found • took everything that moved o when found holes, poured plaster b/c wood had disintegrated • Site closed because of collapse o Killed British tourist...
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