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Minoan art is the art produced by the Minoan civilization from about to BC. The largest collection of Minoan art is in the museum at Heraklion , near Knossos , on the northern coast of Crete. Minoan art and other remnants of material culture , especially the sequence of ceramic styles, have been used by archaeologists to define the three phases of Minoan culture EM, MM, LM [ when? Since wood and textiles have decomposed, the best-preserved and most instructive surviving examples of Minoan art are its pottery , palace architecture with frescos which include landscapes , stone carvings and intricately-carved seal stones. Frescoes were the stereotypical type of Art that depicted natural movements. In contrast to Egyptian frescoes, Crete had true frescoes. Probably the most famous fresco is the bull-leaping fresco. Many different styles of potted wares and techniques of production are observable throughout the history of Crete.
Best viewed without Internet Explorer, in x resolution or higher. Well, hopefully they won't be Giant Squid were always an odd beast excuse the expression in the metal ocean, it took them five years to release a follow up to the excellent The Ichthyologist but now Minoans has hits the waves and so far the response has been widely positive. This concept album is about I hope you got it the Minoan civilization.
Their latest album details the tragic story of a fatal struggle between man and the sea. Giant Squid aren't musicians so much as they are veritable deep-sea divers. But whereas Mastodon briefly dipped their toes in the water and proceeded to shift their focus elsewhere, Giant Squid have remained entrenched in the depths with sea creatures as their muses, crafting concept album after palatial concept album. Their latest long-play, Minoans , details the tragic story of a fatal struggle between man and the sea—and the figurative and literal empires lost in the chaos. Minoans centers around the Bronze Age civilization of the same name, which flourished on the island of Crete beginning around to BCE before coming to a sudden, mysterious end potential culprits identified by historians include a volcanic eruption on nearby Santorini, recurring tsunamis and earthquakes, and internal political turmoil. The Minoans are widely regarded as the inspiration for the legend of Atlantis, and by extension, the original overseers of the archetypal "lost world"—and since so many questions remain, their narrative leaves plenty of room for interpretation.