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Silver double-sided Minoan bee of Eleutherna pendant

Silver double-sided Minoan bee of Eleutherna pendant

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Greek handmade double-sided Minoan bee of Eleutherna pendant, crafted in Silver 925 Platinum-plated.

The bee of Eleuthera is a Gold Pendant with the representation of a Bee Goddess, On the upper torso she is depicted as a female with a Daedalic wig and arms bent at the elbows. The rest of the body resembles an insect, its large wings decorated with stippled rosettes, 7thcentury BC, Archaeological Museum of Eleutherna, Crete, Greece.The small Bee Goddess pendant was discovered in the necropolis of Orthi Petra in Crete and inspired Professor Νikolaos Stampolidis to use it as the logo of the Museum of ancient Eleutherna. This amazing ornament is a composite creation: it shows the bust of a woman, with arms folded over the chest, and the lower body of a bee, with large wings, adorned with dotted flowers.

All of our Silver jewellery carry the metal (925) and the Greek Workshop's stamps.

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