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Wednesday, 21 March 2012

Herakleion Museum

Bronze spearheads and Boar tusk helmet


Boar tusk helmet

Bronze swords and dagger

Gold hilts of the swords

Following on from my post on Knossos, Phaistos and Agia Triada, here are a few photos from Herakleion Museum in Crete. The photos were taken during our trip to Greece in September 2009.


Phaistos disc

Phaistos disc

Krater with flowers in relief from Phaistos

Gold bee or wasp pendant

Octopus vase

Kamares style pithos with palm trees

Linear B tablets

Bull's Head Rhyton


Faience figurines of the Snake Godess

Alabaster Rhyton of a lioness' head

Stone Rhyton with peak sanctuary scene

Steatite Harvester's Vase from Agia Triada

Rhyton of steatite also from Agia Triada

Ivory figurine of a bull leaper

Bull leaping fresco from Knossos


Painted sarcophagus from Agia Triada

4 comments:

  1. WoW!!! Amazing pictures, the helmet made my mouth water.

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  2. Thanks Ray, the Boar tusk helmet is pretty tasty...

    Mike

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  3. nice pics mate!

    have you visited the ANU's small museum?

    cheers
    matt

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  4. Thanks Matt.

    Only years ago when I was a student there.

    Cheers

    Mike

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