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Aegean Civilizations The Minoans and Mycenaeans Chapter Two Pages 32 - 39
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The Aegean cultures traded with Egypt and the Empires in Mesopotamia
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The Minoans and Mycenaeans Minoans from Crete Recovered through archaeology by Arthur Evans in 1900 Mainland Mycenaeans by Heinrich Schliemann in 1876 People of myth from the legends of Homer.
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The Minoans and Mycenaeans
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No defensive walls surrounded the cities on the Island of Crete. The Minoans The Parisienne Fresco
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Suggested by the Iliad Minotaur legend Labyrinthine palace Images of bulls, horns . Minoans -named for the legendary King Minos
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The Palace of Knossos- a complex series of structures surrounding an open court. .
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A painted reconstruction. Island of Crete 1450 BC Knossos
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Bull Leaping CA 1500 BCE *Palace walls had frescoes, made by painting pigment onto wet plaster.
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with Snakes 1600-1580 BCE Faience 13 ½” Many similar figures exist. A Mother Goddess
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ch 2 the Aegean - AegeanCivilizations The Minoans and...

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