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Knossos - The Queen's Mansion

Dolphins from the Queen's Megaron in Knossos
Dolphins from the Queen's Megaron in Knossos
This room is decorated with a duplicate of the Dolphin Fresco which is in the Iraklion Museum.
This lightwell that illuminated the Queen's Mansion is named the Court of the Distaff, after the mason's mark, a distaff or spinning wheel seen on the blocks.

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Dolphins from the Queen's Megaron in Knossos
Dolphins from the Queen's Megaron in Knossos
 
Visit the area of the sight: Knossos
Synonyms and related links Iraklion :
Heraklion
Heraklion
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