Kamares ware

replica Minoan Kamares pottery from It's All Greek

The rich polychrome Kamares style of Minoan pottery, dating to the early second millennium BC, is so named after the sanctuary on Mount Ida in Crete, where large quantities of this pottery were found.

The colours are predominantly dark reds and browns, with white detail.

Characteristic motifs are spirals, rosettes, papyrus lilies, crocuses and palms, fish and shelfish. All highly stylised and easy on the eye.



mini Minoan Kamares jug

mini Minoan Kamares jug

The Kamares style is so named after the sanctuary on Mount Ida, where extensive numbers of this pott..

Code: MM-065

£20.00 Ex Tax: £16.67

Minoan Kamares amphora with palm motifs

Minoan Kamares amphora with palm motifs

A similar amphora can be seen in the Heraklion Museum, Crete (image below). The Kamares style..

Code: MM-225

£85.00 Ex Tax: £70.83

Minoan Kamares bowl

Minoan Kamares bowl

This fruit bowl from Phaistos, in the 'Kamares' style, is particularly admirable for its spiral desi..

Code: MM-208

£125.00 Ex Tax: £104.17

Minoan Kamares bowl with labrys motifs (special order item)

Minoan Kamares bowl with labrys motifs (special order item)

The original, dating to ca. 1800 BC, is in the Heraklion Museum, Crete (image below). The Kam..

Code: MM-063

£125.00 Ex Tax: £104.17

Minoan Kamares cup with star motif

Minoan Kamares cup with star motif

The Kamares style is so named after the sanctuary on Mount Ida, where extensive numbers of this pott..

Code: MM-062

£45.00 Ex Tax: £37.50

Minoan Kamares jug

Minoan Kamares jug

The Kamares style is so named after the sanctuary on Mount Ida, where extensive numbers of this pott..

Code: MM-068

£45.00 Ex Tax: £37.50

Minoan Kamares krater with sculptured flowers (special order item)

Minoan Kamares krater with sculptured flowers (special order item)

The original krater, with unusual sculptured decoration of flowers, is a 'baroque' creation in the K..

Code: MM-098

£450.00 Ex Tax: £375.00

Minoan Kamares krater with sculptured flowers (special order item)

Minoan Kamares krater with sculptured flowers (special order item)

The original krater, with unusual sculptured decoration of flowers, is a 'baroque' creation in the K..

Code: MM-099

£190.00 Ex Tax: £158.33

Minoan Kamares oinochoe

Minoan Kamares oinochoe

The original of this vase, dating to ca 2100-1700 BC, is in the museum in Heraklion in Crete (image ..

Code: MM-069

£65.00 Ex Tax: £54.17

Minoan Kamares pithos with fish

Minoan Kamares pithos with fish

The fish and wave motifs reflect the maritime nature of Minoan civilisation. The original pithos, da..

Code: MM-061

£95.00 Ex Tax: £79.17

Minoan Kamares spouted pot

Minoan Kamares spouted pot

The Kamares style is so named after the sanctuary on Mount Ida, where extensive numbers of this pott..

Code: MM-95

£90.00 Ex Tax: £75.00

Minoan Kamares vase with lilies

Minoan Kamares vase with lilies

The Kamares style is so named after the sanctuary on Mount Ida, where extensive numbers of this pott..

Code: MM-211

£45.00 Ex Tax: £37.50

Minoan Kamares vase with papyrus lilies

Minoan Kamares vase with papyrus lilies

The original Lily Vase, dating to ca 1600-1550 BC was excavated at the Palace of Minos in Knossos an..

Code: MM-066

£90.00 Ex Tax: £75.00

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