Minoan Snake Goddess, Knossos.

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 26 April 2012
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Faience figurine of the Minoan Snake Goddess - her dominion was over nature and fertility. New-Palace period (1600 BCE). Heraklion Archaeological Museum, Crete.

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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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Cartwright, M. (2012, April 26). Minoan Snake Goddess, Knossos.. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/398/minoan-snake-goddess-knossos/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Minoan Snake Goddess, Knossos.." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 26, 2012. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/398/minoan-snake-goddess-knossos/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Minoan Snake Goddess, Knossos.." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 26 Apr 2012. Web. 23 Oct 2021.