T​‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‌‌‌‌‌‍‍​he written documents that come from ancient Crete are few and provide little information regarding the religion, politics, or lifestyle of the Minoan people. Our best window into this world is through the excavated art and architecture. 

For this activity, you will select evidence from the palace complex (and complex it is!) to search for clues about culture. Locate three examples of architectural detail, wall painting, pottery, or sculpture from Knossos

 A great website for art from Knossos is that of the Heraklion Museum in Crete  In the essay, use your three examples as evidence for some aspect(s) of Minoan culture. 

You may find your material evidence indicates commerce, seafaring, or perhaps a love of nature. Maybe your sampling speaks of religion, ceremony, or costume.

 Be sure to identify fully your examples, and include plenty of specific description as you make a case for them as cultural evidence. Illustrations are helpful. Essay Writing Requirements: 1. Double-space 2. Two pages or 500+ words 3. Follow the APA style​‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‌‌‌‌‌‍‍​.