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MYTHS OF CRETE & PRE-HELLENIC EUROPE

By DONALD A. MACKENZIE

THE GRESHAM PUBLISHING COMPANY LIMITED

66 CHANDOS STREET COVENT GARDEN LONDON

[1917]


PLATES IN COLOUR

LADIES OF THE MINOAN COURT
From the painting by John Duncan, A.R.S.A.

THE SNAKE GODDESS OF CRETE
From the painting by John Duncan, A.R.S.A.

THE BULL-BAITERS
From the painting by John Duncan, A.R.S.A.

SEA TRADERS FROM CRETE
From the painting by John Duncan, A.R.S.A.

PLATES IN MONOCHROME

INSCRIBED TABLETS FOUND IN CRETE

LIMESTONE SARCOPHAGUS FOUND AT AGHIA TRIADHA

VOTIVE OFFERINGS FROM THE DICTEAN CAVE

EXAMPLES OF PALÆOLITHIC ART
From various sources

PALÆOLITHIC ART: PAINTINGS OF BISON AND DEER
From copies of the originals by L'Abbé Breuil

GROUP OF FIGURINES, IN TERRA-COTTA, FROM PALAIKASTRO

IVORY FIGURINE AND HEAD--"THE LEAPER"--FROM KNOSSOS
Reproduced from the "Annual of the British School at Athens"

THE LION GATE, MYCENÆ From photograph by English Photo. Co.

BULL'S HEAD, IN STEATITE, FROM KNOSSOS

THE THRONE OF MINOS, KNOSSOS

THE CUP-BEARER, KNOSSOS
From photograph lent by Sir Arthur Evans

PAINTED PLASTER RELIEF-BULL'S HEAD-KNOSSOS
From photograph lent by Sir Arthur Evans

A GLIMPSE OF THE EXCAVATED REMAINS OF THE PALACE OF KNOSSOS

A CRETAN SHRINE: RESTORED BY SIR ARTHUR EVANS

WILD GOAT AND YOUNG: FAIENCE RELIEF, FROM KNOSSOS
Reproduced from the "Annual by the British School at Athens"

THE PRINCIPAL ROOM OF THE MUSEUM AT CANDIA, CRETE

MAGAZINE OF JARS AND KASELLES, KNOSSOS

EARLY MINOAN POTTERY, INCLUDING EXAMPLES WITH "BEAK" OR "TEAPOT SPOUTS"

THE "HARVESTER VASE" (STONE) FOUND AT AGHIA TRIADHA

GENERAL VIEW OF "THE TREASURE OF PRIAM"
From the photograph by Schliemann

GROUP OF JEWELS FROM THE ISLAND OF MOCHLOS

DECORATIVE MOTIFS AND SYMBOLS
(Minoan and Celtic patterns compared)

THE RUINS OF THE LITTLE TOWN OF GOURNIA

THE ISLAND OF MOCHLOS, OFF THE NORTH COAST OF CRETE

DECORATED POTTERY FROM PALAIKASTRO

THE GRAND STAIRCASE, PALACE OF PHÆSTOS

THREE VASES, SCULPTURED IN STONE, FOUND AT AGHIA TRIADHA

WEAPONS AND IMPLEMENTS, IN BRONZE, FROM THE DICTEAN CAVE

BRONZE IMPLEMENTS FROM GOURNIA

PILLAR AT KNOSSOS, INCISED WITH DOUBLE-AXE SYMBOLS

MINOAN POTTERY FROM ZAKRO

RUINS OF THE "ROYAL VILLA", AGHIA TRIADHA


The Monochrome Plates, unless where otherwise stated, are reproduced from photographs by G. Maraghiannis, Candia, Crete.

Sketch Map of Eastern Part of Crete


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Intro Plates Preface 1 Primitive Europeans 2 Palæolithic Magic, Religion 3 People of the Goddess Cult 4 Schliemann's Discoveries 5 Crete as the Lost Atlantis 6 The Palace of Knossos 7 Myths of Neolithic Crete 8 Earth and Corn Mothers 9 Cretan Culture, Commerce 10 Relations with Troy 11 Life in the Little Towns 12 The Palace of Phæstos 13 Cave Deities and Symbols 14 Decline of Crete


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