This lesson will explore a few examples of Minoan art and architecture.
Relating to the Bronze Age civilization that existed on the island of Crete, named after the mythological king Minos.
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.
A mythological half-man, half-bull that lived at Crete.
Painting in water-based paints on fresh plaster.
A type of fresco in which the plaster is still wet and the paint bonds with the plaster.
Dry fresco, so called because it involves painting on the wall after the plaster has already dried.