Ceramic “Flower” Coaster based on Minoan Civilitation Murals.
Minoan Era refers to the Minoan civilization of Crete during the Prehistoric period. The name comes from the mythical King Minos of Crete , given by the archaeologist Arthur Evans, who excavated the palace of Knossos. Minoan Crete is divided in 3 subcategories: The Early Minoan period (3400 bc – 2100 bc), the Middle Minoan period (2100 bc- 1580 bc) and after Minoan period (1580 bc – 1200 bc). The peak of the Minoan Civilization , with the large palaces and the imposing constructions was accomblished between 2100bc- 1200bc.