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Minoan Bee Pendant


Mark Cartwright
published on 16 September 2012
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A solid gold Minoan pendant depicting two bees clutching a honeycomb (1800-1700 BCE), found in the Old Palace cemetery at Chrysolakkos near Malia, Crete. (Herakleion 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 AHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2012, September 16). Minoan Bee Pendant. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Minoan Bee Pendant." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 16, 2012.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Minoan Bee Pendant." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 16 Sep 2012. Web. 17 Apr 2021.

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