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The so-called "Ring of Minos" from Knossos. (1500-1400 BC). A male and two female figures, in the "cult of the tree". Heraklion Archaeological Museum

Archaeological Museum in Herakleion. So called "Ring of Minos", probably from Knossos. Late New Palace period ( 1500 - 1400 B.

The 'Ring of Nestor' signet ring. Late Minoan Period, c.1700-1450 BC (gold) Minoan Kakovatos signet ring; the so-called 'Ring of Nestor'; showing four cult scenes. Weight: 31.8  Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford, UK

The 'Ring of Nestor' signet ring. the so-called 'Ring of Nestor'; showing four cult scenes. Weight: Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford, UK

Minoan, Probably Leda and the Swan Gold signet ring from Thessaly 2nd c BC Benaki Museum Athens.

Minoan, Probably Leda and the Swan Gold signet ring from Thessaly c BC Benaki Museum Athens.

Anillo-sello de oro grabado con figuras femeninas. Minóico.

(Minoa) Gold ring from Isopata tomb, near Knossos, Crete. ca 1500 BCE. Depicted are female figures dancing among blossoming vegetation.

minoer tempel - Google-Suche

Goddess Seals of ancient Crete Goddess with poppies seated under fruiting tree…

8. Ancient Crete: Minoan, flared skirt with many tiers and ornamental bands.

Ancient Crete: Minoan, flared skirt with many tiers and ornamental bands.

Gold signet ring depicting deities in a chariot dragged by griffins. Unique theme can be found only in Minoan Crete. Anthia (tholos tomb) 16th-15th BC century. http://arxaiathouria.files.wordpress.com/2012/10/cf87cf81cf85cf83cf8ccf82-cf83cf86cf81ceb1ceb3ceb9cf83cf84ceb9cebacf8ccf82-ceb4ceb1cebacf84cf8dcebbceb9cebfcf82.jpg

Gold signet ring depicting deities on a chariot drawn by griffins. A unique theme found only in Minoan Crete.

Minoan fashion

Minoan: Women wear exposed bodices, aprons, and their flared/ruffled skirts; Men wear wrapped skirts with tassel, perizoma, T-shaped tunics with decorative bands.

Ring of Isopata  1400–1500 BC  This famous Minoan gold ring from the Isopata tomb, near Knossos,  depicts four dancing female figures, richly clad in characteristic Minoan attire, moving through a landscape of lilies. Three of them raise their arms in ecstasy,  while the fourth one, placed in the centre of the scene and slightly higher than the others, makes a gesture – possibly of benediction. . A fifth figure, much smaller than the others, appears to be descending from the sky  ( top left…

Ring of Isopata BC This famous Minoan gold ring from the Isopata tomb, near Knossos, depicts four dancing female figures, richly clad in characteristic Minoan attire, moving through a landscape of lilies.

"King Minos Ring" A 3,500-year-old ring produced during the time of the Minoan empire on Crete island The thick gold seal ring depicts a boat at sea between two ports where Minoan women sit among houses and plants.

"King Minos Ring" A ring produced during the time of the Minoan empire on Crete island The thick gold seal ring depicts a boat at sea between two ports where Minoan women sit among houses and plants.

Signet ring - Minoan Crete, Greece.

Gold signet ring engraved with two women in procession towards a shrine. From the excavation of the Mycenaean cemetery at Aidonia.

Anillo sello minoico

Bronze Age Etruscan: Seal ring with dancers bee-headed women and goddesses