Greek Art

Greek Art

About 1400 BC Greeks invaded Crete destroyed Knossos took treasures and craftsmen to Mycenae and Tiryns. At Tiryns a great palace was unearthed and the remains of a fresco of the bull sport was found. Magnificent gold cups, decorated with bulls and slim waisted Cretans with belt were discovered near Sparta. It is evident that … Read more

Altamira and Lascaux Caves

Altamira Cave

Altamira Cave It was discovered by a little Spanish girl daughter of Santavola in 1879.Santavola was an anthropologist and very fond of collecting ancient articles. When he came to know about the situation of the cave he went with his daughter in search of ancient articles. The pigments were red, black and grey. Santavola wrote … Read more