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dc.coverage.spatialSite: Knossós, Crete, Greeceen_US
dc.coverage.temporalca. 2000-1400 BCE (creation)en_US
dc.creatorunknownen_US
dc.date-2000--1400en_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-05-28T19:19:53Z
dc.date.available2013-05-28T19:19:53Z
dc.date.issued-2000--1400en_US
dc.identifier221197en_US
dc.identifier.otherarchrefid: 490en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/129272
dc.descriptionThrone Room, view along the north wall, depicting the "fresco of the griffins" (these imaginary creatures - with the head of an eagle and the body of a lion - symbolize royal and divine power). This room also had a religious function); Was principal city of Crete throughout Antiquity; flourished ca. 2000-1400 BCE; was seat of legendary king Minos and labyrinth of Daedalus; best known for ruins of the great Minoan palace and Neolithic deposits. Source: Thesaurus of Geographic Names (Notes) [website]; http://www.getty.edu/research/conducting_research/vocabularies/tgn/ (accessed 2/14/2008)en_US
dc.format.mediumstone; frescoen_US
dc.rights© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.en_US
dc.subjectMinoanen_US
dc.titleKnossos [site]en_US
dc.typeimageen_US
dc.rights.accessLicensed for educational and research use by the MIT community onlyen_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode1A3-MI-K-G4en_US
vra.culturalContextMinoanen_US
vra.techniqueconstruction (assembling)en_US
vra.worktypeexcavation (site)en_US
dc.contributor.displayunknown (Minoan)en_US


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