Monday, April 25, 2011

History of Mycenaean paintings


Ancient literature is filled with references to famous painters and paintings, but very few paintings survives.

Antecedents of Greeks painting occurred during the Bronze age cultures of the Minoans and Mycenaeans.

Mycenaean painting is related to Minoan art, with military themes and abstraction becoming evident.

The first known wall paintings were created between 1550 and 1450 BC in the palace at Mycenae.

Many pictures of Mycenaean warriors have been found. Mycenaean warriors comes form Mycenae itself.
History of Mycenaean paintings

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