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A Handbook to the Palace of Minos at Knossos
A Handbook to the Palace of Minos at Knossos Author:J. D. S. Pendlebury Originally published in 1933 and reprinted in 1935, this is a completely new edition, redesigned and reset, and with an Introduction by Sir John Myres and Sir John Forsdyke which sketches concisely and vividly the background of Minoan history, art and culture. — After Sir Arthur Evans himself, the discoverer of these wonders, no one was better qu... more »alified to write of them than J.D. S. Pendlebury who was Curator of the Site from 1929 to 1934, and had already made important contributions to the archaeology of Crete. Like Ariadne's thread, his text guides the reader through the historical and architectural maze of this great Palace, tracing its growth from its foundation to the completion of the great complex of buildings in the fifteenth century B.C., and ending with a grand tour of the Palace and its dependencies.
This  edition includes 14 pages of photographs of buildings and frescoes, as well as a 13.5" x 14" fold-out map of the palace floor plan.« less