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Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/4297

Title: A Minoan fresco from Katsamba
Authors: Shaw, Maria C.
Keywords: Minoan Fresco
Katsamba
Archaeology
Issue Date: 1978
Publisher: Archaeological Institute of America (Boston)
Citation: "A Minoan Fresco from Katsamba," American Journal of Archaeology 82 (1978), pp. 27-34.
Abstract: A small Minoan fresco fragment, found some years ago in a MMIII-LMI house at Katsamba, the harbor town of Knossos, implies, by the design preserved on it, that large scale figurative representations occurred in mural decorations of that site. More specifically, the design preserved, partially rendered in miniature style, seems to depict embroidered and/or textile patterns and thus is possibly a decoration upon the dress of a female figure of the general type and scale of the "Ladies in Blue" fresco from the palace of Knossos and of analogous compositions from elsewhere in Crete or the Cyclades.
Description: 8 p. : ill. - This article has been scanned and reformatted by the T-Space Assistant. If a researcher is interested in referencing this work, it is recommended that the citation listed above be consulted, as the page numbers of the PDF file do not match those of the original publication.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/4297
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