Stone used as the minoan to copy metal. Sculptors were thinking about what they were doing because the veins of the marble compliment the shape of the amphora. Imitating other cultures since they were not very rich in their own culture. Covered in a thin layer of gold. Pouring libation and o erings to the gods. Thought to represent a real type of sanctuary. Pierced to be worn on a string. Ring from archanes lm = 1600 - 1500 bc. Large scale minoan sculpture hasn"t really remained. Lots of details and care used for a ritual object. Same size but one is more valuable than the other. Bull leaper lm = 1600 - 1500 bc. Ivory is imported from africa (hippos or elephants) Nest grain of any material you can sculpt. Decline in arts (lm=1300 - 1100 bc) Much less skilled ability in carving and forming gurines. These are not made by sculptors but by potters.