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Greek Phaistos Disc Metal Sculpture, Minoan Crete Greek Art Sculpture,... (2.380 ARS) ❤ liked on Polyvore featuring home and home decor

The Phaistos Disc (also spelled Phaistos Disk, Phaestos Disc) is a disk of fired clay from the Minoan palace of Phaistos on the Greek island of Crete, possibly dating to the middle or late Minoan Bronze Age (2nd millennium BC). Side B


Kamares eggshell ware cup, from Phaistos. 2100-1650 BC. Minoan art. Heraklion Archaeological Museum Crete.

the Phaistos Disc—a disc of fired clay from the Minoan palace of Phaistos on Crete (Greece)—is considered one of the biggest mysteries in history. Experts have been trying to read the pictorial signs for over a century and even though many interpretations have been given, none are widely accepted in linguistic and archaeological circles.

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Phaistos Disc, Minoan, Middle Bronze Age (1900 - 1600 BC), British Museum. Found by Italians in the 1930s. Evans had lots of writing from Knossos and this found in Phaistos, the writing has no parallels. Symbols in a spiral - suppose to be new palace period, none have found anything like it since. Many believe it is all types of things, but has no similarities.


Minoian Civilization - Jar from Phaistos (Crete). The Archaeological Museum of…

Kamares Ware Wonderful jug with 2 handles and spout. Crete, Phaistos 1900 - 1700 BC Crete, Iraklion, AMI


Minoan jug made from clay. This jug dates from the end of the New-Palace period (c. 1450 BC) and features a distinctive leaf pattern. Originally from Phaistos on the island of Crete. (Heraklion Archaeological Museum on the island of Crete, Greece.)


Kamares Ware jar, from Phaistos, Crete, c. 1800-1700 BCE