Ancient Aegean

The Aegean Sea is the portion of the Mediterranean between Greece and Turkey.

3200 - 1050 B.C.E.

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Includes the art of the Cycladic islands, the Minoans (on Crete), and the Mycenaeans (on the Greek mainland).

Ancient Aegean cultures

Cycladic

Cycladic

Minoan

Minoan

Mycenaean

Mycenaean

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Centuries before the classical period of ancient Greece, the peoples of this region built sophisticated palaces, and tombs filled with finely-crafted gold objects.

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