Aegean Civilizations

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Published on February 5, 2014

Author: lodgek

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This presentation gives an overview of pre-Classical civilizations in the Aegean (Cycladic, Minoan, and Mycenaean).

Ancient Aegean Civilizations c. 3200-1100 BCE

Cycladic Civilization c. 3200-1500 BCE

Harp Player, 2800-2700 BCE

Female Figure, 2600-2400 BCE

Vase, 2300-1900 BCE

Minoan Civilization c. 2800-1400 BCE

Myth

The Rape of Europa, c. 330-320 BCE

The Rape of Europa Valentin Serov, 1910

Minos, Rhadamanthys, Aiakos, 4th c. BCE

The History of the Minotaur Cassone Paintings, 16th c.

Icarus Presents the Artificial Cow to Pasiphaë, Pompeii Mural, 1st c. CE

Pasiphaë and the Minotaur, 340-320 BCE

Torso of the Minotaur, 5th c. BCE

The Minotaur George Frederic Watts, 1885

Theseus and the Minotaur in the Labyrinth Edward Burne-Jones, 1861

Theseus Slaying the Minotaur, c. 460 BCE

Ariadne Abandoned by Theseus, c. 400-190 BCE

The Fall of Icarus Peter Paul Rubens, 1636

Fact

Religion

Bull Veneration

Seal: Bulls Reclining, 17th c. BCE

Seal, 16th c. BCE

Bull’s Head Rhyton, 15th c. BCE

Bull’s Head Rhyton, c. 1450 BCE

Sacrifical Labrys

Snake Goddesses

Younger Snake Goddess, c. 1700-1500

Elder Snake Goddess, c. 1700-1500

Bull-Leaping

Bull Leaping

Minoan Bull Leaper, c. 2100 BCE

Seal, c. 1700 BCE

Bull Leaper, 1550-1450 BCE

Bull Leaping Fresco from the Palace of Minos 1550-1450 BCE

Written Languages

Linear A

Linear B

The Palace of Minos at Knossos c. 1700-1400 BCE

Pithoi

Frescoes at the Palace of Minos

Throne Room

Akrotiri, Thera (Santorini) Before 1630 BCE

Spring (Landscape)

Town and Ships

Boxing Youths

Fisherman

Saffron Gatherer

Woman with Papyrus

Blue Monkeys

Antelopes

Gold Ibex

Mycenaean Civilization c. 2000-1100 BCE

Myth

Trojan War Scene, 590-170 BCE

Chryseis Brought to Agamemnon, 360-350 BCE

Fact

“Cyclopean Walls”

Female Figures, 14th c. BCE

Chariot Krater, 13th c. BCE

Palace at Mycenae c. 1700-1300 BCE

The Lion Gate c. 1300-1200 BCE

The Lion Gate at Mycenae Edward Dowell, 1821

The Lion Gate at Mycenae Théodore du Moncel, 1845

The Treasury of Atreus c. 1300-1200 BCE

Royal Grave Circle A c. 1600-1500

Funeral Mask of Agamemnon c. 1550-1500 BCE

The Warrior House (Outside the Palace Complex)

Warrior Vase, c. 1200 BCE

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