Carinated bowl with incised decoration from Knossos, the largest and longest-lived Neolithic installation in Crete, 5300-4400 BC
Stone axes from Palaikastro and Zakros, 6500-3200 BC.
Marble male figurine from Knossos, 6500-5900 BC.
Clay “Pyrgos Ware” cup with incised and burnished decoration from the burial cave of Pyrgos, 3100-2700 BC.
Characteristic “Vasiliki Ware” jug from Vasiliki, Ierapetra, 2400-2200 BC.
Stone jewel box with relief decoration of a reclining dog on the lid from Zakros, 2700-2200 BC.
Triangular bronze daggers from Koumasa, 2700-1800 BC.
Marble Cycladic-type female figurine from Koumasa, 2700-2400 BC.
Gold daisy pin from Mochlos, 2500-1800 BC.
Gold frog pendant from Koumasa, 2400-1800 BC.
“Theriomorphic” ivory seal in the shape of a seated monkey from Platanos, 2200-2000 BC.
Clay sistrum from Archanes Phourni, 2100-1900 BC.
Bridge-spouted jar with white-on-black linear decoration from Vasiliki, Ierapetra, 2300-2000 BC.
Clay adorant figurines from Petsophas, 1900-1700 BC.
Kamares Ware krater with tall cylindrical foot from Phaistos, 1750-1700 BC.
Relief decorative sphinx, part of the applied decoration of a clay vase from Malia, 1800-1700 BC.
Pectoral pendant in the form of two bees from Malia, 1800-1700 BC.
Bronze dagger with hilt covered with openwork gold foil from Malia, 1800-1700 BC.
Clay hanging nodule with Cretan Hieroglyphic inscription from Knossos, 1750-1650 BC.
Seal inscribed with signs of Cretan Hieroglyphic from Mochlos, 1800-1700 BC
Stone miniature offering table with incised Linear A inscription. Juktas, peak sanctuary, 1700-1450 BC
Clay Linear A tablet from Hagia Triada, 1500-1450 BC.
“Floral Style” beaked jug with reed decoration from Phaistos, 1500-1450 BC.
“Marine Style” flask with octopus decoration from Palaikastro, 1500-1450 BC.
Plaques from the “Town Mosaic”, a larger composition of faience plaques that decorated a wooden object, depicting house façades in different building styles, the natural terrestrial and marine landscape, human figures and weaponry. From Knossos, 1700-1600 BC.
Stone bull’s-head rhyton from Knossos, 1600-1500 BC.
Faience “Snake Goddess” figurine from Knossos, 1650-1550 BC.
Bronze adorant figurine from Tylissos, 1600-1450 BC.
Rock crystal rhyton from Zakros, 1500-1450 BC.
Gold ring depicting the journey of a goddess with a griffin from Archanes Phourni, 1600-1450 BC.
The “Lily Fresco” from Amnissos, 1600-1500 BC.
Vessel of Egyptian origin, altered in Crete by adding handles and piercing the base for use as a rhyton. From Zakros, 1500-1450 BC.
Gold-bound three-sided sard seal depicting a double axe and “sacral knot” on one sealing surface. Poros, Heraklion, 1500-1450 BC.
Gold fish-shaped ornament from Knossos, 1500-1450 BC.
“Palace Style” pithoid jar with papyrus decoration from Knossos, 1450-1400 BC.
Jar with applied decoration of pellets from Katsambas, 1400-1375 BC.
The “Cup-Bearer”, part of the larger composition of the “Procession Fresco” from Knossos, 1450-1400 BC.
“La Parisienne”, part of the larger composition of the “Camp Stool Fresco” from Knossos, 1400-1350 BC.
Sword with gold-plated hilt from Zafer Papoura, Knossos, 1450-1350 BC.
Boar’s-tusk helmet from Zafer Papoura, Knossos, 1450-1400 BC.
Stone larnax with scenes of offerings to the illustrious dead, Hagia Triada, 1350-1300 BC.
The “Ring of Minos” with scene of tree-worship and epiphany of the goddess. From Knossos, 1450-1400 BC.
Gold necklaces from Hagia Triada and Knossos, 1400-1300 BC
Clay Linear B tablet from Knossos, 1375-1300 BC.
Egyptian alabaster amphora with the cartouche of Pharaoh Tuthmosis III from Katsambas, Heraklion, 1400-1375 BC.
Lentoid sard seal depicting two recumbent bulls from Knossos, 1450-1400 BC.
kylix with decoration of marine motifs from Knossos, 1450-1400 BC
Figurine of goddess with upraised hands from Gazi, 1300-1200 BC.
Clay tubular offering vessels with multiple handles and horns of consecration from Prinias and Gournia, 1300-1100 BC
Clay bull figurine from Phaistos, 1200-1100 BC.
Clay rhyton in the shape of a three-wheeled chariot with charioteer and bulls’ heads from Karphi, 1200-1100 BC.
Clay figurine of a hybrid creature with a human head and ox’s body from Hagia Triada, 1200-1050 BC.
Head of a wheel made figurine from Patsos, 1100-1000 BC
Upper half of female statue from Eleutherna, 7th c. BC.
Limestone frieze of horsemen from Prinias, 7th c. BC.
Bronze statuettes identified as Apollo, Artemis and Leto. From Dreros, late 8th-early 7th c. BC.
Bronze statue of kouros from Syme, 7th c. BC.
Bronze cutout plaque depicting the god Hermes holding a staff. From Syme, 7th c. BC.
Clay cauldron with three relief griffin heads from Arkades, 7th c. BC.
Polychrome burial pithos from Knossos Fortetsa, 8th c. BC.
Clay house model containing seated goddess. From Archanes, late 9th c. BC.
Storage pithos with relief decoration of griffins and sphinxes in rectangular frames. From Lyttos, 7th c. BC.
Gold crescent pendant from Knossos Tekke, early 7th c. BC.
Bronze drum, probably depicting the myth of Zeus and the Curetes. From the Idaean Cave, 730-680 BC.
Funerary stele of young archer from Agia Pelagia, 5th-4th c. BC.
Bronze grave statue of young man from Ierapetra, 1st c. BC.
Cupid figurine from Gortyn, 3rd-2nd c. BC.
Hadra-type hydria with floral decoration from Agios Ioannis, Phaistos, mid-3rd c. BC.
Glass juglet with pointed edge from Knossos, 1rst-2nd c. AD
Gold ring with lapis lazuli stone depicting a head crowned with a laurel wreath. From Lyttos, 3rd c. AD.
Silver coin of Knossos with labyrinth, 3rd c. AD.
Marble statue group of Isis-Persephone and Sarapis-Hades from Gortyn, late 2nd c. AD.
Statue of a philosopher from Gortyn, 2nd-3rd c. AD.
Statuette of the Dionysus Sardanapalus type from Knossos, 117-138 AD.
Relief of Leda and the Swan from Knossos, 1st-2nd c. AD.
Portrait bust of the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius from Gortyn, 2nd c. AD.