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A vase from Thebes,  Mycenaean period, 13th century BC.

Art from the late bronze age influenced by the ancient Minoan civilization on Crete.

Protogeometric amphora, BM.  Vases of protogeometrical period (c. 1050 - 900 BC) represent the return of craft production after the collapse of the Mycenaean Palace culture and the ensuing Greek dark ages. Indeed, it is one of the few modes of artistic expression besides jewelry in this period since the sculpture, monumental architecture and mural painting of this era are unknown to us.

Protogeometric amphora, BMVases of protogeometrical period (c. 1050 - 900 BC) represent the return of craft production after the collapse of the Mycenaean Palace culture and the ensuing Greek dark ages.

Sea Creatures Clayart (veniceclayartists)

Sea Creatures Clayart (veniceclayartists)

From a Mycenaean Greek cemetery at Prosymna, Argos, grave c. 1500 BCE Ancient Greek pottery in the National Archaeological Museum in Athens.

Terracotta vase in the form of a pomegranate    Period:      Geometric  Date:      8th century B.C.  Culture:      Greek, Attic  Medium:      Terracotta  Dimensions:      H. 4 in. (10.2 cm) diameter 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm)  Classification:      Vases

Terracotta vase in the form of a pomegranate Period: Geometric Date: century B. Culture: Greek, Attic Medium: Terracotta Dimensions: H. cm) diameter 3 in.

Resultado de imagen de MINOAN AND MYCENAEAN CULTURES furniture

Terracotta female figure in three-legged chair, Late Helladic IIIB, century BCE, Helladic, Mycenaean.

Terracotta Loutrophoros (ceremonial vase for water), Greek, Attic, black-figured, late 6th century B.C., Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2009. This kind of vases were used to fetch water for the bridal bath and in certain funerary ceremonies. This one was made without a bottom (which indicated that it was used in a funerary ceremony) so the offerings poured into it could reach the dead under the ground.

Terracotta Loutrophoros (ceremonial vase for water), Etruscan black-figured, late century B., Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

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.

MYCENAEN Octopus amphora 1400 BC. The Mycenaens on the mainland, were also dependent on fishing and marine life. Similar maritime themes appeared on their pottery.

The Mycenaens on the mainland, were also dependent on fishing and marine life. Similar maritime themes appeared on their pottery.

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