The fresco of high-relief tethered to columns decorated the "Great East Hall" of the palace of Knossos. The decoration of the hall also included religious emblems and representations in relief of boxing and bull-leaping games. According to Arthur Evans, this hall, located next to the "Grand Staircase", was used for official ceremonies by the palace rulers. Knossos, Palace, Neopalatian period (1600-1450 BC). Archaeological Museum of Heraklion - Crete, Greece

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The fresco of high-relief tethered to columns decorated the "Great East Hall" of the palace of Knossos. The decoration of the hall also included religious emblems and representations in relief of boxing and bull-leaping games. According to Arthur Evans, this hall, located next to the "Grand Staircase", was used for official ceremonies by the palace rulers. Knossos, Palace, Neopalatian period (1600-1450 BC). Archaeological Museum of Heraklion - Crete, Greece

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Location: Heraklion, Crete, Greece