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The Stream of Time: The Minoans: Fashion - Woman from the Procession of Ladies fresco at Akrotiri

The Stream of Time: The Minoans: Fashion - Woman from the Procession of Ladies fresco at Akrotiri.

Minoan fashion

Minoan: Women wear exposed bodices, aprons, and their flared/ruffled skirts; Men wear wrapped skirts with tassel, perizoma, T-shaped tunics with decorative bands.

Minoan: Bell shape ruffle skirt, fitted bodice, hair is curry, headdress for ceremonial use.

"OUR LADY OF THE GRIFFINS" This one was inspired by a statue of a snake goddess from Crete. I have placed her between 2 griffins. These mythological beasts, which are a composite of lion, bird of prey and snake, often appear in Minoan and Mycenaean art.