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Seated Harp Player (Artist)
Unknown
Seated Harp Player (Medium)
Marble
Seated Harp Player (Style)
Cycladic
Seated Harp Player (Location)
Keros, Cyclades
Palace at Knossos (Artist)
Unknown
Palace at Knossos (Medium)
Mud-Brick w/ Dressed Stone, Wood Columns. It was rebuilt after earthquakes and fires
Palace at Knossos (Style)
Minoan
Palace at Knossos (Location)
Crete
Palace at Knossos (Significance)
Palace where Minotaur story took place, had sophisticated plumbing, probably housed both commoners and rulers
Bull Leaping (Artist)
Unknown
Bull Leaping (Medium)
Wall Painting
Bull Leaping (Style)
Minoan
Bull Leaping (Location)
Palace of Knossos
Bull Leaping (Significance)
Could have been a fertility ritual or the woman in the back may have been trying to catch the man
Young Girl Gathering Saffron Crocus Flowers (Artist)
Unknown
Young Girl Gathering Saffron Crocus Flowers (Medium)
Paint on Plaster Wall
Young Girl Gathering Saffron Crocus Flowers (Style)
Minoan
Young Girl Gathering Saffron Crocus Flowers (Location)
Akrotiri, Thera
Young Girl Gathering Saffron Crocus Flowers (Significance)
Saffron was a medicine for cramps, may have been a passage ritual to womanhood
Octopud Flask (Artist)
Unknown
Octopud Flask (Medium)
Ceramic
Octopud Flask (Style)
Minoan
Octopud Flask (Location)
Crete
Octopud Flask (Significance)
People celebrating their proximity to the sea
Woman or Goddess w/Snakes (Artist)
Unknown
Woman or Goddess w/Snakes (Medium)
Faience
Woman or Goddess w/Snakes (Location)
Palace of Knossos, Crete
Woman or Goddess w/Snakes (Style)
Minoan
Woman or Goddess w/Snakes (Significance)
Associated with regeneration, water, and protection of the home
Citadel at Mycenae (Artist)
Unknown
Citadel at Mycenae (Medium)
Drywall Cyclopean Masonry
Citadel at Mycenae (Style)
Helladic
Citadel at Mycenae (Location)
Mycenae
Citadel at Mycenae (Significance)
Surrounded by walls which were 25 ft thick and 30 ft high- well protected; Distinctive feature was megaron, or great room. There was an underground cistern for water and the ruler's chamber was built at the highest point
Lion's Gate (Artist)
Unknown
Lion's Gate (Medium)
Limestone Relief
Lion's Gate (Style)
Helladic
Lion's Gate (Location)
Citadel at Mycenae
Lion's Gate (Significance)
Lions are guarding the gate, as well as facing a capital with a column that is a stand in for a godess, so they are showing their respect to her
Tholos Tomb (Artist)
Unknown
Tholos Tomb (Medium)
Graves enclosed by circles of standing stone slabs; "beehive tombs"
Tholos Tomb (Style)
Helladic
Tholos Tomb (Location)
Mycenae, Greece
Tholos Tomb (Significance)
Corbelling with a capstone, done in the round, probably was once a guardian figure at the top. Used to be treasures, but nobody knows who was buried here
Mask of Agamemnon (Artist)
Unknown
Mask of Agamemnon (Medium)
Imported Gold
Mask of Agamemnon (Style)
Helladic
Mask of Agamemnon (Location)
Mycenae, Greece
Mask of Agamemnon (Significance)
Funerary Mask, created with repousse, may have been manipulated by the person who found it
Vapheio Cup (Artist)
Probably a Minoan from Crete
Vapheio Cup (Medium)
Gold
Vapheio Cup (Style)
Found in Greece but probably made by a Minoan artist- The Style is Minoan
Vapheio Cup (Location)
Near Sparta, Greece
Vapheio Cup (Significance)
Done using the repousse technique; The tree may depict a sacred grove, or may tell a story
Decorated Dagger Blade (Artist)
Unknown
Decorated Dagger Blade (Medium)
Bronze inlaid with gold, silver, niello
Decorated Dagger Blade (Style)
Helladic
Decorated Dagger Blade (Location)
Mycenae
Decorated Dagger Blade (Significance)
Gazelles on the blade are in the flying gallop, found in a grave shaft
Two Women with a Child (Artist)
Probably Minoan
Two Women with a Child (Medium)
Ivory
Two Women with a Child (Style)
Minoan (although found in Mycenae, Greece)
Two Women with a Child (Location)
Mycenae
Two Women with a Child (Significance)
Three dimensional, shows a smile on the figure; emotion, could be two women tending to a child God; shows the gentler aspects of Mycenaen art