(2500 - 1100 BCE)
ART OF THE AEGEANS
Male Lyre Player, Cyclades, Greece, 2700-2500 BCE, marble, height approx. 9"
Figure of a woman, Cyclades, Greece, 2600-2400 BCE, marble, height 24 3/4", Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Bull Leaping, wall painting, palace complex, Knossos, Crete, Late Minon Period, 1450-1375 BCE, height approx. 24-1/2", Archaeological Museum, Iraklion, Crete
Harvester Vase (Rhyton), Hagia Triada, Crete. New Palace period, 1650-1450 BCE, Steatite, greatest diameter 4-1/2", Archaeological Museum, Iraklion, Crete.
Octopus Vase, from Palaikastro, Crete, New Palace period, 1500-1450 BCE, Marine-style ceramic, height 11". Archaeological Museum, Iraklion, Crete.
Throne Room, Palace of Knossos, 1900 BCE, Crete.
Lion Gate, Mycenae, Greece, 1250 BCE
Mask of Agamemnon, Funerary mask, Grave Circle A, Mycenae, Greece, 1600-1550 BCE. Gold, height approx. 12", National Arcaeological Museum, Athens.
Treasury of Atreus, corbel vault, interior of tholos, limestone, height approx. 43', diameter 47' 6", 1300-1200 BCE, Mycenae, Greece.