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Jessi Willeto

In Mycenaean works, we see that they focus on defensive efforts and consider the best ways to protect their city. This is seen in Pelponnese, where the city is constructed on a hillside which is easily defensible, and helps them see whoever is coming up upon them from all sides of the city. On the Warrior Krater, we see uniform soldiers marching with weapons and armor, and as pointed out on the notes, bears a significant difference in atmosphere as compared to the Harvester Rhyton of Minoan culture. Minoans had time to construct buildings such as the Palace Complex of Knossos, which tells us that warfare was not on the list of priorities as this complex is labyrinthine and heavily decorated.