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Large Minoan pottery storage jar (pithos), dated around 1450/1400 BC, from Knossos, Crete. “This large storage jar was found in the third ‘magazine’ (store-room) in the West wing of the palace at Knossos by a Cretan antiquary from Herakleion, named...

Large Minoan pottery storage jar (pithos), dated around 1450/1400 BC, from Knossos, Crete. “This large storage jar was found in the third ‘magazine’ (store-room) in the West wing of the palace at Knossos by a Cretan antiquary from Herakleion, named...

Minoan Stone Vessels ~The Boxer Rhyton. Hagia Triada Serpentine. 1650-1500 BC.

Minoan Stone Vessels ~The Boxer Rhyton. Hagia Triada Serpentine. 1650-1500 BC.

Bird shaped clay vessel from Koumasa, 2600–2300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum ~ Minoan pottery - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Bird shaped clay vessel from Koumasa, 2600–2300 BC. Heraklion Archaeological Museum ~ Minoan pottery - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The palace pottery called Kamares ware, and the Late Minoan all-over patterned "Marine style" are the high points of the Minoan pottery tradition. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

The palace pottery called Kamares ware, and the Late Minoan all-over patterned "Marine style" are the high points of the Minoan pottery tradition. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Female Worshipper, c. 1600-1500 BC Crete, Minoan, Middle Minoan III - Late Minoan I

Female Worshipper, c. 1600-1500 BC Crete, Minoan, Middle Minoan III - Late Minoan I

For all the knowledge we hold about our past as a species on this planet, we still haven’t been able to decipher these 10 nearly forgotten languages.

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