Mark Cartwright
published on 28 June 2012

A stone carved labrys or double axe, a common motif in Minoan art and architecture, Malia (1700-1450 BCE).

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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, June 28). Labrys. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Labrys." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 28, 2012.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Labrys." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 28 Jun 2012. Web. 28 May 2022.