Minoan bull leaper
Jul06

Minoan bull leaper

The “Minoan bull leaper” is a bronze group of a bull and leaper in the British Museum. It is the only known largely complete three-dimensional sculpture depicting Minoan bull-leaping. Although bull leaping certainly took place in Crete at this time, the leap depicted is practically impossible and it has therefore been speculated that the sculpture may be an exaggerated depiction. This speculation has been backed up by the...

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Naxos Island, Cyclades, Greece
Oct07

Naxos Island, Cyclades, Greece

Naxos is the biggest island of the Cyclades complex and distinguishes for its long-age history, that goes back to the Neolithic Period, and fertile land. Naxos has a ground of 440 sq. km and a shore length that stretches up to 148 km. Naxos is the most fertile island in Cyclades and is probably one of the most attractive and beautiful of the Greek Islands. A tour around the island, at the archaeological and historical monuments, will...

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