Minoan art

  Knossos is an extraordinary place to visit, even if it is raining, which it was on our visit in 2009.  There has been a certain amount of reconstruction and redecoration over the years that would be rather frowned on these days, but it all adds to the atmosphere.

The throne room

The road to Knossos - reputed to be the oldest paved road in Europe. Did Theseus pass this way?

    Two images from the Archaeological museum in Heraklion. 

From Knossos, c 1700 BC

Mantegna, c 1470.. So where did that idea come from?

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