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Achaemenid golden bowl with lion imagery. The Achaemenid Empire, also known as the First Persian Empire, was founded by Cyrus the Great in ...

myancientworld: “ Achaemenid golden bowl with lion imagery. The Achaemenid Empire, also known as the First Persian Empire, was founded by Cyrus the Great in who overthrew the Median.

Minoan fresco, love this culture, they would jump the bulls- wall is treated with lime and plaster becomes permanent part of surface- earliest were created by minoans in Crete

Minoan fresco- The ancient ritual of Tavrokathapsia ( Ταυροκαθάψια) , where young athletes,male and female,performed dance acrobatics on a sacred bull.

Minoan  Bull from Phaestos. Terra-cotta. 1200 BC.

- erracotta sculpture of a bull, made around BCE of Minoan craftsmanshipThe Stream of Time: The Minoans: The Common People

Rhyton in shape of a Zebu, Eastern Iran/Western Central Asia, late 3rd to early 2nd millennium B.C.

Rhyton in shape of a Zebu Eastern Iran/Western Central Asia late to early millennium B.

Minoan palace, Knossos, Crete.

Arthur Evans reconstruction of the Dolphin Frescos, Knossos Minoan archaeological site, Crete