Mycenaean Engraved Gold Ring

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 17 March 2015
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A gold ring from Mycenae, the largest such example. The engraved scene depicts lion-headed creatures in a religious procession carrying libation vases. On the left side is a seated goddess. 15th century BCE. (National Archaeological Museum, Athens)

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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APA Style

Cartwright, M. (2015, March 17). Mycenaean Engraved Gold Ring. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3740/mycenaean-engraved-gold-ring/

Chicago Style

Cartwright, Mark. "Mycenaean Engraved Gold Ring." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 17, 2015. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3740/mycenaean-engraved-gold-ring/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Mycenaean Engraved Gold Ring." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 17 Mar 2015. Web. 27 Jul 2021.