The Minoan civilization was a Bronze Age Aegean civilization on the island of Crete and other Aegean Islands, flourishing from c. 3000 BC to c. 1450 BC.
The Minoans decorated their palace complexes and homes with fresco wall paintings. Plastered walls from the Minoan palaces and villas that have survived to our day provide a precious portrait of life in Crete during prehistoric times.
Here are some info about the Minoan painting
- Minoan painting is distinguished by its vivid colors and curvilinear shapes that bring a liveliness and vitality to scenes.
- The Minoans decorated their palace complexes and homes with fresco wall paintings.
- The Minoan color palette is based in earth tones of white, brown, red, and yellow.