Clay effigy of a Minoan Bird Tribe woman (goddess) with upraised arms which meant she was a element woman, one who controlled nature as a shaman. Karphi, Crete, Greece. Postpalatial. 12th C BCE. Now in the collection of the Herakleion Archaeological Museum. Herakleion, Crete, Greece.
Autore Sconosciuto. Principe dei Gigli, affresco minoico realizzato attraverso la pittura parietale nel palazzo di Cnosso, 1550 a.C. circa, scoperto da Arthur Evans. L'originale si trova oggi nel Museo archeologico di Heraklion, Candia, Grecia.
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.