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Knossos - The King's Mansion (Hall of the Double Axes)

The portico off the King's Megaron in Knossos
The portico off the King's Megaron in Knossos
This mansion or large room is also known by the masons double axe symbol on the blocks of the lightwell. The room opened to a portico (covered balcony with its roof supported by columns) that was protected from the elements.
 

Photos of Knossos - The King's Mansion (Hall of the Double Axes):


The portico off the King's Megaron in Knossos
The portico off the King's Megaron in Knossos
The portico off the King's Megaron in Knossos
The portico off the King's Megaron in Knossos
Hall of the Double Axes, Knossos
Hall of the Double Axes, Knossos
The portico off the King's Megaron in Knossos
The portico off the King's Megaron in Knossos
 
Visit the area of the sight: Knossos