Visual Timeline: Bronze Age Aegean

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3200 BCE - 1100 BCE: The Cycladic Civilization in Greece.
 
3000 BCE - 2000 BCE: First inhabitation of Mycenae area.
 
 
2000 BCE - 1450 BCE: Minoan civilization in Crete and the Aegean.
 
 
2000 BCE - 1650 BCE: Akrotiri on Thera reaches its peak of prosperity and becomes a flourishing Mediterranean trading centre.
 
1700 BCE: Minoan Linear A script.
 
 
1700 BCE - 1400 BCE: The culture in the Cyclades is increasingly influenced by Minoan Crete.
 
 
1700 BCE - 1100 BCE: The Mycenaean civilization dominates Greece.
 
 
1650 BCE - 1550 BCE: Eruption of Thera and consequent tidal waves, destruction of Akrotiri and other Aegean centres.
 
 
1450 BCE - 1400 BCE: Minoan Palatial period superseded by Mycenaean.
 
 
1450 BCE: Development of the Linear B script.
 
 
1400 BCE - 1100 BCE: Culture in the Cyclades is increasingly influenced by the Mycenaean civilization of mainland Greece.
 
 
1250 BCE - 1150 BCE: Bronze Age Collapse during which the major civilizations of the Mediterranean declined or fell.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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