Mycenaean Art 

Mycenaean Art 

Mycenaean Art

The Mycenaean civilization flourished in the late Bronze Age from the 15th to the 13th century BCE, and their artists would continue the traditions passed on to them from Minoan Crete.  Pottery, Frescoes, and Gold work skillfully depicted scenes from nature, religion, hunting, and war. Early wheel-made Mycenaean pottery from mainland Greece has been described as ‘provincial Cretan’ which does convey the fact that although shapes and decorative styles were of Cretan origin, their frescos which decorated palace walls and other buildings were similar to those of Minoan Crete, with nature and marine life again being the subject of choice. Read more.>>

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