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Palace at Knossos: Prince of the Lilies Fresco


Prince of the Lilies Fresco
The Prince of the Lilies fresco is one of the well-known Minoan frescoes and is believed to represent a Minoan priest-king. It was reconstructed from the fragments retrieved from the archaeological site at Knossos located on the island of Crete in Greece.

The image shows a copy of this fresco on display at the Corridor of Procession situated inside the Palace at Knossos, which belonged to the Minoans, a mysterious civilization that flourished in Crete and nearby islands from 2600 to 1100 BCE.

Here are some of the other frescoes at the site:
Ladies in Blue Fresco
Bull Leaping Fresco
Dolphins Fresco
Griffin Fresco in the Throne Room

Palace at Knossos Images
Horns of Consecration – Sacred horns of the bull
Ruins of a multi-storied structure
Ruins of Palace at Knossos
Reconstructed hall with columns and frescoes
Bastion of the Bull
King’s Megaron and Stoa
Queen’s Megaron
Jars at “The Magazines of the Great Pithoi”
Pithoi Jars

Related Pages
Minoan Civilization, Mycenaean Civilization
Athens, Olympia, Delphi, Meteora
Crete, Greek Islands, Greece

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