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Knossos - The South Propylaeum
View to the south. In the background there is the sacred mountain Giouhtas.
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Knossos Archaeology Minoan Archaeological Sites South Propylaeum

Credits: Demosthenis
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The Draughtboard
The so-called Draughtboard (Zatrikion) was constructed of ivory, glass paste, rock crystal and sheets of gold and silver on a wooden base. The four ivory draughts corresponded to the circles with the white lozenges. A luxury royal board game, indicating the lifestyle in Minoan palaces and the high quality output of Minoan miniature art workshops. Found in the palace of Knossos (1600 - 1500 BC) - Heraklion Museum
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Knossos Archaeology Minoan Findings Heraklion Museum Draught Board

Credits: Alexandros
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Knossos - The south Entrance
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Knossos - The south Entrance
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Knossos - The South Propylaeum
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Knossos Palace - Kouloures
Three large pits, known as "kouloures" (rings), with stone-lined walls were built in the West Court during the Old Palace period (1900-1700B.C.)
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Knossos Archaeology Minoan Archaeological Sites Kouloures

Credits: Demosthenis
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Knossos - The fresco of the Procession
The fresco of the procession, representing groups of men and women in processional array, carrying precious obcects. A fragment of the magnificent painting that decorated the walls of the "Processional Corridor" from the west Court to the Great Propylaeum of the palace at Knossos. - Neopalatial Period (1500 - 1450 BC) - Heraklion Museum
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Knossos Archaeology Minoan Archaeological Sites Findings Heraklion Museum Fresco Processional Causeway

Credits: Demosthenis
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Knossos - West Porch
A roofed area opening onto the West Court. The east wall was decorated with a bull-leaping fresco. From here began the long "Corridor of the Procession".
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Knossos Archaeology Minoan Archaeological Sites West Porch

Credits: Demosthenis

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