Greek woman of antiquity with detached diploidion.

Diploidion, Ancient, Greece, costume,
Side view of figure with detached diploidion.

Ancient Greek. Side view of figure with detached diploidion.

Illustration, damasks, ornament
Ancient Greece
Early Cretan Libation Vessel

Early Cretan Libation Vessel

Early Cretan Libation Vessel: Remarkable relic from the city of Minos, The Minotaur.  Related: Ancient Minoan Civilization. The Palace of Minos…

The Snake Goddess from Knossos. Priestess in Minoan Crete 2000 B.C.

The Snake Goddess from Knossos. Priestess in Minoan Crete 2000 B.C.

The Snake Goddess from Knossos, ca. 2000 B.C. Regarded as characteristic of feminine fashion in Minoan Crete.

Note:  Statue of Athene with the skin of the goat Amalthea.

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