Ancient Aegean Art
Cycladic ArtMinoan ArtMycenaean Art
The Ancient Aegean World.
Cycladic IslandsCycladic Art 3000 2000 BCEAbstract Figures
Figure of a Woman. c. 26002400 BCE. Height 24 3/4.
Drawing of Figure of a Woman Showing Evidence of Original Painting and Outlining Design Scheme. c. 26002400 BCE. Height 24 3/4.
Head with Remains of Painted Decoration. c. 25002200 BCE. Height 9 11/16.
MinoansLegend of the MinotaurOld Palace 1900 1700 BCENew Palace 1700 1450 BCE
Reconstruction of the Palace Complex, Knossos, Crete. Site occupied 20001375 BCE; complex begun in Old Palace period (c.19001700 BCE); complex rebuilt after earthquakes and fires during New Palace period (c. 17001450 BCE); final destruction c. 1375 BCE.
Kamares Ware Jug. Old Palace period, c. 20001900 BCE. Height 10 5/8.
Pendant of Gold Bees. Old Palace period, c. 17001550 BCE. Height approx. 1 13/16.
Bull Leaping. Late Minoan period, c. 15501450 BCE. Height approx. 24 1/2.
Woman or Goddess with Snakes. New Palace period, c. 17001550 BCE. Height 11 5/8 as restored.
Two Views of the Harvester Rhyton (Top View). New Palace period, c. 16501450 BCE. Diameter 4 1/2.
Two Views of the Harvester Rhyton (Bottom View). New Palace period, c. 16501450 BCE. Diameter 4 1/2.
Bull's-Head Rhyton. New Palace period, c.15501450 BCE. Height 12.
Octopus Flask. New Palace period, c. 15001450 BCE. Height 11.
Vapheio Cup. c. 16501450 BCE. Height 4 1/2.
Girl Gathering Saffron Crocus Flowers. Before 1630 BCE.
Landscape (Spring Fresco). Before 1630 BCE.
Flotilla Fresco from Akrotiri . New Palace period, c. 1650 BCE.
Mycenean Culture1600 1200 BCE(Helladic Culture)(3000 1000 BCE)
Citadels fortified strongholds
Megaron great room
Citadel at Mycenae. C. 1340, 1250, 1200 BCE.
Reconstruction of the Citadel at Mycenae at Its Most Developed State.
Mask of Agamemnon. c. 16001550 BCE. Height approx. 12".
Pylos Palace: Plan of the Megaron. c. 13001200 BCE.
Lion Gate, Mycenae. c. 1250 BCE.
Lion Gate, Mycenae, as it appears today. c. 1250 BCE. Height of sculpture approx. 9 6".
Golden Lion's Head Rhyton. 16th century BCE.
Dagger Blade with Lion Hunt. c. 1550 1500 BCE. Length 9 3/8.
Tholos TombsBeehive tombs
Cutaway Drawing of Tholos, the So-Called Treasury of Atreus.
Exterior View of Tholos, the So-Called Treasury of Atreus. c. 13001200 BCE.
Corbel Vault, Interior of Tholos, the So-Called Treasury of Atreus. Height approx. 43, diameter 47 6.
Warrior Krater. c. 13001100 BCE. Height 16.