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Céramique de Camarés, Héraklion, style présent surtout Cnossos et Phaistos, finesse parois par le tour rapide, motif de poisson.

Kamares Ware Jar from Ancient Minoan society. It is dated to around 1750 BC.

Kamarees ware jar, from Phaistos (Crete), Greece.  BC Crete, have been found at sites through the Aegean islands and mainland Greece, on Cyprus, along the coastal Syria and in Egypt, showing the wide trading contacts of the Minoans. The extremely fine palace pottery called Kamares ware, and the Late Minoan all-over patterned "Marine style" are the high points of the Minoan pottery tradition.

Kamarees ware jar, from Phaistos (Crete), Greece. BC Crete, have been found at…

Cycladic  Thera  Kamares Ware Jar  1500 BCE    Google Image Result for http://www.museumsyndicate.com/images/4/36525.jpg

The extremely fine palace pottery called Kamares Ware, & the Late Minoan all-over patterned Marine Style are the high points of the Minoan pottery tradition

This Minoan vase from 1600 to 1500 B.C. has a swirl pattern painted on it.

Terracotta jar with three handles Period: Late Minoan I Date: ca.

myceneans uark.edu Mycenean pottery styles were also strongly influenced by the Minoans.

Mycenean pottery styles were also strongly influenced by the Minoans. Here is a stirrup jar from Athens, and comparatively minor Mycenean site, depicting an octopus and a dolphin.

Jar with Octopus Design, Knossos, Crete, Late Minoan period II, c.1450-1400 BCE, painted earthenware.

Pottery Jar with Octopus Design, Knossos, Crete, Late Minoan period II, BC (painted earthenware)

The Minoans were conquered by the Mycenaeans and this Mycenean octopus pottery from Thissus reflects the influence of the Minoans.

The Minoans were finally conquered by the mainland Mycenaeans and this Mycenean octopus pottery from Thissus reflects the influence of the Minoans.

The Minoans were conquered by the Mycenaeans and this Mycenean octopus pottery from Thissus reflects the influence of the Minoans.

History - The Minoans - Culture The collection of Minoan art is in the museum at Heraklion, near Knossos on the north shore of Crete.

A MINOAN POTTERY RHYTON   late minoan ib, circa 1500-1450 b.c.   The ovoid vessel with a tapering body, rounded base, ridged shoulder, and waisted neck, with a ring handle below the disk rim, the base perforated, decorated with two large bands of spirals above petals rising from a central rosette on the base, bands of comma-shaped motifs on the shoulders and neck  9½ in. (24.1 cm) high

A MINOAN POTTERY RHYTON late minoan ib, circa 1500-1450 b.c. The ovoid vessel with a tapering body, rounded base, ridged shoulder, and waisted neck, with a ring handle below the disk rim, the base perforated, decorated with two large bands of spirals above petals rising from a central rosette on the base, bands of comma-shaped motifs on the shoulders and neck 9½ in. (24.1 cm) high

FROM a Mycenaean Greek cemetery at Prosymna, Argos, grave 2, c. 1500 BCE Ancient_Greek_pottery_in_the_National_Archaeological_Museum_in_Athens_13.JPG 2736×3648 pixels

From a Mycenaean Greek cemetery at Prosymna, Argos, grave c. 1500 BCE Ancient Greek pottery in the National Archaeological Museum in Athens.

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