In Linear B, WANAKATERO literally means “the house of the King or Queen” and in this case, the Linear B title refers to “the  new palace of the Queen”, which is a masterpiece of Minoan architecture at its zenith.  This is the only building which has been completely restored from the ruins of the Last Palace (Late Minoan III ca. 1450 BCE).

Knossos: the magnificent Queen’s Megaron (Late Minoan III)

In Linear B, WANAKATERO literally means “the house of the King or Queen” and in this case, the Linear B title refers to “the new palace of the Queen”, which is a masterpiece of Minoan architecture at its zenith. This is the only building which has been completely restored from the ruins of the Last Palace (Late Minoan III ca. 1450 BCE).

Mycenae  - Mycenae is an archaeological site in Greece, located about 90 kilometres (56 miles) southwest of Athens, in the north-eastern Peloponnese.  From the hill on which the palace was located, one can see across the Argolid to the Saronic Gulf.

Mycenae - Mycenae is an archaeological site in Greece, located about 90 kilometres miles) southwest of Athens, in the north-eastern Peloponnese. From the hill on which the palace was located, one can see across the Argolid to the Saronic Gulf.

Greece, Crete, Large staircase and courtyard of eastern wing of Knossos Palace, Minoan Civilization, 16th century BC

Dragonfly Song / Book Week 2017 / Greece, Crete, Large staircase and courtyard of eastern wing of Knossos Palace, Minoan Civilization, century BC

The Palace at Knossos ....   Abandoned	at some time in Late Minoan  1380–1100 BC.

The Palace at Knossos. Abandoned at some time in Late Minoan period, BC.

Minoan Palace of Knossos Reconstruction | Integrated Liberal Studies 203 > Rosenmeyer > Flashcards > Lecture 3 ...

Lecture 3 - Integrated Liberal Studies 203 with Rosenmeyer at University of Wisconsin - Madison - StudyBlue

Europe's first advanced civilisation had a local origin and was not imported from outside the continent, according to a new study.

DNA reveals origin of Minoan culture

DNA reveals origin of Greece's ancient Minoan culture -- BBC

Close-up of fresco of the Bronze age Etruscan Crete. Later than Minoan, but the influence is obvious.

Archaeological Museum of Herakleion. Minoan bull leaping fresco ( 1600 - 1450 B. ) - detail of fresco of the Bronze age Etruscan Crete. Later than Minoan, but the influence is obvious.

Palazzo di Cnosso, Creta

Arthur Evans reconstruction of Knossos Minoan Palace archaeological site, Crete I Paul Williams 2012

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