From around 2700 to 1450 BC, the Minoan civilization flourished as a seafaring and mercantile culture. This vibrant culture was centred around the island of Crete and eventually dominated the Agean region. The Egyptians called the Minoans “the Sea Peoples” and had a fond appreciation for Minoan pottery and ceramics, prized for their innovative shapes and sea-inspired designs. Their vases and jugs were made in fine clay with thin walls and was an outstanding achievement at this time. Historians have learned everything there is to know about the Minoan people through their artwork. Artwork such as paintings, potttery, sculptures, and architectural designs were important to the people of the Minoan civilization in Crete.
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"AKRON" Art Centre
Megalochori 84700, Thira (Santorini)
Akron Art Center
"Akron" was created out of love and respect for our country's history and art heritage. Our passion has forced us to deepen and systematically study the mentality behind the artworks that were created in ancient Greece, in order to come up with innovative ideas on how to revive them through our reproductions and make meaningful premium quality artworks for our clients. Each and every one of our art pieces is purely handcrafted using exceptional materials and a lot of taste.