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1 - Heraklion prefecture: Knossos and Gortys
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Heraklion prefecture
Hania prefecture
Rethimno prefecture
Lassithi prefecture
Crete, Greece - Knossos palace (Heraklion prefecture): sacred horns - south gate of the Minoan palace - Horns of Consecration (photo by Alex Dnieprowsky) Knossos: sacred horns - south gate of the Minoan palace Crete, Greece - Knossos (Heraklion prefecture): fresco - procession - serving drinks (photo by Miguel Torres) Knossos: fresco - procession - palace of king Minos - South Propylaeum
Crete, Greece - Knossos (Heraklion prefecture): detail of a bull - fresco (photo by A.Dnieprowsky) Knossos: northern entrance - detail of a bull Crete, Greece - Knossos (Heraklion prefecture): fresco - procession - detail (photo by A.Dnieprowsky) Knossos: fresco - procession - detail - palace of king Minos - Minoans painted with plant dyes on the damp plaster
Crete, Greece - Knossos palace (Heraklion prefecture): ruins of the so called customs house (photo by Miguel Torres) Knossos: ruins of the so called "customs house" Crete, Greece - Knossos palace (Heraklion prefecture): under the shade of a fig tree (photo by A.Dnieprowsky) Knossos: under the shade of a fig tree
Crete, Greece - Knossos (Heraklion prefecture): northern entrance (photo by A.Dnieprowsky) Knossos: northern entrance Crete, Greece - Knossos palace (Heraklion prefecture): Minoan ruins (photo by A.Dnieprowsky) Knossos: Minoan ruins
Crete, Greece - Knossos (Heraklion prefecture): statue of Sir Arthur Evans - British archaeologist known for his discovery of the palace at Knossos (photo by A.Dnieprowsky) Knossos: statue of Sir Arthur Evans - British archaeologist Crete, Greece - Knossos (Heraklion prefecture): tourists are everywhere (photo by A.Dnieprowsky) Knossos: tourists are everywhere
Crete, Greece - Gortys / Gortis / Gortyn (Heraklion prefecture): basilica of Agios Titos (photo by A.Dnieprowsky) Gortys: basilica of Agios Titos Crete, Greece - Gortys / Gortis (Heraklion prefecture): classical elegance - armless statue, with snake (photo by A.Dnieprowsky) Gortys: classical elegance - statue with snake
Crete, Greece - Gortys / Gortis (Heraklion prefecture): Roman statue of the Emperor Antoninus Pius - marble statue (photo by A.Dnieprowsky) Gortys: Roman statue of the Emperor Antoninus Pius Crete, Greece - Gortys / Gortis (Heraklion prefecture): praetorium (photo by A.Dnieprowsky) Gortys: the praetorium - served as the seat and residence of the Praetor, the Governor of the Roman Province of Crete and Cyrenaica, when Gortys was the capital of Crete
Crete, Greece - Gortys / Gortis (Heraklion prefecture): Roman amphitheatre - the Odeon, a small amphitheater where musical recitals were staged (photo by A.Dnieprowsky) Gortys: Roman amphitheatre - the Odeon Crete, Greece - Gortys / Gortis (Heraklion prefecture): Roman code of laws (photo by A.Dnieprowsky) Gortys: Law Code of Gortyn, the oldest and most complete known example of a code of ancient Greek law
Crete, Greece - Gortys / Gortis (Iraklio prefecture): three-apsed basilica - 6th century (photo by Alex Dnieprowsky) Gortys: three-apsed basilica - 6th century Crete, Greece - Gortys / Gortis (Heraklion prefecture): detail - star (photo by A.Dnieprowsky) Gortys: detail - star
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Heraklion prefecture
Hania prefecture
Rethimno prefecture
Lassithi prefecture
credits: photos © by A.Dnieprowsky and M.Torres / Travel-Images.com
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