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The palace of Minos; a comparative account of the successive stages of the early Cretan civilization as illustrated by the discoveries at Knossos,

Author: Arthur Evans, Sir; Joan Evans
Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1921-35.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Evans, Arthur, Sir, 1851-1941.
Palace of Minos.
London, Macmillan and Co., limited, 1921-35
(OCoLC)571433571
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Evans, Sir; Joan Evans
OCLC Number: 3536093
Notes: Supplemented by: Index to The palace of Minos, by Joan Evans ... with special sections classified in detail and chronologically arranged by Sir Arthur Evans. (vi, 221, [1] p. ; 26 cm.) published: London : Macmillan and Co., limited, 1936. Call number : DF221.C8 E75 Index.
--vol. IV. pt. I. Emergence of outer western enceinte, with new illustrations, artistic and religious, of the middle Minoan phase: chryselephantine 'lady of sports, ' 'snake room' and full story of the cult: late Minoan ceramic evolution and 'palace style.' pt. II. 'Camp-stool' fresco--long-robed priests and beneficient genii; chryselephantine boy-god and ritual hair-offering; intaglio types, M.M. III-L.M. II; late hoards of sealings; deposits of inscribed tablets and the palace stores; linear script B and its mainland extension; closing palatial phase--'room of throne'--and final catastrophe with epilogue on the discovery of 'ring of Minos' and 'temple tomb.'
Description: 4 volumes in 6. color frontispieces, illustrations, plates (some color, some folded) portrait, maps (some folded) plans (some folded) facsimiles 26 cm
Contents: vol. I. The neolithic and early and middle Minoan ages.--vol. II. pt. I. Fresh lights on origins and external relations: the restoration in town and palace after seismic catastrophe towards close of M.M. III, and the beginnings of the new era. pt. II. Town-houses in Knossos of the new era and restored west palace section, with its state approach.--vol. III. The great transitional age in the northern and eastern sections of the palace: the most brilliant records of Minoan art and the evidences of an advanced religion.
Responsibility: by Sir Arthur Evans ...

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