This lesson will explore a few examples of Minoan art and architecture.
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.