Iconography
PRE-CLASSICAL ICONOGRAPHY
Crete
Deities
Religious IconographyShrines
ERANOS ARCHIVE
87-103. The Great Mother
93. Crete
Further details
Upper plate from A. Evans 'The Ring of Nestor' (1901); Lower plate 'Mycenaean Tree and Pillar Cult and Its Mediterranean Relations' (1925). See bibliographic citation.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Mycenae
DATE
circa 1500 BC
LOCATION
Herakleion, Archaiologiko Mouseio Herakleiou
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Eranos Archive presented by Olga Froebe-Kapteyn (93, 5a & 5b)
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Upper image: A. Evans 'The Ring of Nestor', The Journal of Hellenic Studies, XLV, 1925, p. 12-14, fig. 13; Lower image: A. Evans 'Mycenaean Tree and Pillar Cult and Its Mediterranean Relations', The Journal of Hellenic Studies, XXI, 1901, p. 190-191, fig. 64
Contact
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