Crete: Ruins of Palace at Knossos

Ruins of Palace at Knossos in Crete, Greece

Ruins of Palace at Knossos in Crete, Greece

Ruins of Palace at Knossos
The images shows the ruins of Palace at Knossos located on the island of Crete in Greece.

This ruins are part of the palace complex that belonged to the Minoans, a mysterious civilization that thrived in Crete more than 4000 years ago.

Sir Arthur Evans, the British archaeologist who excavated the site, reconstructed part of the structure at its original place and he did so by using modern materials.

Related Images
Ruins of a multi-storied structure
Ruins of Palace at Knossos
Reconstructed hall with columns and frescoes
Bastion of the Bull
King’s Megaron and Stoa
Queen’s Megaron

Frescoes
Prince of the Lilies Fresco
Dolphins Fresco
Griffin Fresco in the Throne Room
Bull Leaping Fresco
Ladies in Blue Fresco

Related Pages
Minoan Civilization, Mycenaean Civilization
Athens, Olympia, Delphi, Meteora
Crete, Greek Islands, Greece
Ephesus

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