Minoan Snake Goddess Figurine

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Carole Raddato
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Minoan Snake Goddess Figurine

The Snake Goddess is a faience figurine depicting a woman holding a snake in each hand. It was found in the main sanctuary of the Palace of Knossos in Crete and dates back to around 1650-1550 BCE. Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2019, May 09). Minoan Snake Goddess Figurine. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/10600/

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Raddato, Carole. "Minoan Snake Goddess Figurine." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 09, 2019. https://www.ancient.eu/image/10600/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Minoan Snake Goddess Figurine." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 09 May 2019. Web. 25 May 2020.

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