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Minoans were traders, and their cultural contacts reached far beyond the island of Crete — to Egypt's Old Kingdom, to copper-bearing Cyprus, Canaan, and the Levantine coasts beyond, and to Anatolia. In late 2009, Minoan-style frescoes and other Minoan-style artifacts were discovered during excavations of the Canaanite palace at Tel Kabri, Israel, leading archaeologists to conclude that the Minoan influence was the strongest foreign influence on that Caananite city state.

Minoans were traders, & their cultural contacts reached far beyond Crete…

Minoan Bull Leaping ........ In Greek mythology, King Minos dwelt in a palace at Knossos.

Minoan Bull Leaping - In Greek mythology, King Minos dwelt in a palace at Knossos.

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Minoan men shown in the fabrics the wrapped around themselves as skirts. Small waist to enhance the top half of the mans body.

Minoan Men’s Dress BC) Minoan men wore a loin cloth, a tight girdle and boots of ornamented leather. Their hats were often twisted fabric into a turban shape or a flat cap with decoration around the brim. Men wore their hair long.

Achilles cried out for vengeance and his mother, the nymph Thetis rose from the sea to comfort him. - Peter Connolly (Trojan War/The Iliad/The wrath of Achilles/Legend of Odysseus/Greek Mythology)

Achilles cried out for vengeance and his mother, the nymph Thetis rose from the sea to comfort him. - Peter Connolly (Trojan War/The Iliad/The wrath of Achilles/Legend of Odysseus/Greek Mythology) Sonya FASHN 330

Minoan Crete

In the Late Bronze Age men wore either a tunic or a kilt and pelasgian-illyrian(albanian) Pileus while women wore tunics for everyday wear, but would also wear elaborate skirts and tight bodices.

The Great entrance of the Minoan Palace of Knossos  & the  stone bridge Crete

The Great entrance of the Minoan Palace of Knossos & the stone bridge Crete

Μινωϊτισσα Καλλονή - 2200 -1600 π.Χ.  Minoan lady - 2200 - 1600 BCE

Μινωϊτισσα Καλλονή - 2200 -1600 π.Χ. Minoan lady - 2200 - 1600 BCE

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