The finding is displayed at the heraklion archaeological museum in crete.
Gold bee pendant minoan.
It dates back more than 3800 years.
The minoan bee pendant dates back to the bronze age to the protopalatial period 1800 1700 bc and it s a wonderful very detailed representation of two bees.
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The famous minoan sacred bee pendant was found in the old palace cemetery at chrysolakkos outside the palace of malia the third largest minoan palace on the island of crete in greece.
The malia honeybee pendant was discovered at chryssolakkos of the minoan palace of malia on the island of crete and is thought to date to c 1800 bc.
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The bees of malia are considered one of the most definitive archaeological findings of jewelry from the minoan civilization.
It has been found in the old palace cemetery at chrysolakkos outside the palace of malia the third largest minoan palace.
The scale of the palace.
Gold exhibited in the archaeological museum heraklion this famous gold bee pendant one of the finest and best known examples of minoan art represents two bees or wasps storing away a drop of honey in a comb.
A solid gold minoan pendant depicting two bees clutching a honeycomb 1800 1700 bce found in the old palace cemetery at chrysolakkos near malia crete.
The honeybees pendant was discovered in the necropolis of the minoan palace of malia on the island of crete and is thought to date to c 1800 bc.
Excavated by the french from the chrysolak.
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This gold bees are depicted storing away a drop of honey in a comb.
Both are in gold and demonstrate the full repertoire of minoan goldsmiths.
Apiculture was a prominent part of the minoan culture and beehives and other bee images feature prominently in it s engraved imagery.
The named chryssolakkos that means the pit of gold because of the precious objects that the farmers used to find there.
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Greek ancient minoan bees pendant in 14k gold.
The bees pendant is one of the most famous exhibits in the herakleion museum in the island of crete in greece.
The site of the ancient cemetery is named chryssolakkos or pit of gold because of the many precious objects that were found there.
Minoan jewellery manufacture however reached its zenith from 1700 to 1500 bce and two of the most splendid examples date from this period.
Minoan gold bee pendant from crete circa 2000 bc minoan culture of the neolithic period around crete depicted some of it s many goddess images with bee like stripes wings and antennae.