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Shapland Wild Nature ? Human – Animal Relations on Neopalatial Crete Such depictions of ‘ wild nature

  title={Shapland Wild Nature ? Human – Animal Relations on Neopalatial Crete Such depictions of ‘ wild nature},
  author={Andrew Shapland},
Such depictions of ‘wild nature’ are not restricted either to Knossos or to one medium. Evans’s (1921, 314) impression of the ‘naturalistic spirit’ of this period has been reinforced by a century of exploration of the Minoan world, in particular by similar, contemporary, frescoes discovered at Akrotiri on the island of Thera, and an abundance of animal depictions in the sealstones of the same period. Evans’s description has echoed through the literature; although cautious of the term… 

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