Having gone through many periods of foreign domination, Crete carries the signs all of all Mediterranean and Eastern ancient civilizations. Crete itself was the mother of the most glorious civilization of all, the Minoan Civilization. The archaeological findings that have so far seen the light of day are of huge significance, not only from a scientific point of view but also from an anthropological one as well (ex. Phaistos Disk). Yet, all the more are being discovered.