the art and the civilization that produced it flourished in the islands and mainland of the Aegean sea before the development of Greek civilization.
Each is divided into an early, late and middle period. Most remains and achievements are from the middle and late periods.
They used fresco buon, painting on wet plaster
most famous paintings are ship fresco and toreador fresco
their works show movement.
Snakes were associated with fertility and agriculture.
The main palace was at knossos, believed to be the palace of Minos and the Minotaur
they used lots of geometric shapes, EX- female Cycladic idol
they buried the dead in tholos, beehive tombs