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  • Late Minoan art in its finest aspect is best illustrated by the animated ivory figures, wall paintings, and gesso duro reliefs at Cnossus, by the painted stucco designs at Hagia Triada, and the steatite vases found on the same site with zones in reliefs exhibiting life-like scenes of warriors, toreadors, gladiators, wrestlers and pugilists, and of a festal throng perhaps representing a kind of " harvest home."
  • Entrance were remains of great reliefs of bull-hunting scenes in painted gesso duro.
  • 3.-[[Coloured Bas-Relief In Gesso Fig.
  • Its name ("wedge") is due to its position on a hill between two streams, the Stura and the Gesso, with fine views of the mountains.