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The Minoan Menagerie, part one


Minoan art is full of ritual scenes, dancing priestesses, and crowds gathered to watch grand ceremonies. But Minoan artists were also quite fond of animals. In fact, their art is so accurate that in many cases we can identify the exact species the artists depicted. Have a look at the menagerie in today's Minoan Path blog post:


The Minoan Menagerie Part One: Animals of the Land


I'll continue this series with an exploration of the animals of sky and sea in Minoan art, and finish it off with a look at some of the mythical beasts the Minoan artists were fond of.


In the name of the bee, And of the butterfly, And of the breeze, amen.