This lesson discusses the art and architecture of the Minoan civilization.
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A type of fresco in which the plaster is still wet and the paint bonds with the plaster.
Painting in water-based paints on fresh plaster.
Dry fresco, so called because it involves painting on the wall after the plaster has already dried.
A maze, or series of intricate and confusing passageways, so-called because of the labrys (double-headed axe) symbols found on walls of structures of Crete.
Relating to the Bronze Age civilization that existed on the island of Crete, named after the mythological king Minos.
A mythological half-man, half-bull that lived at Crete.