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WHA_133JN

Sheet gold pendant showing a Cretan nature god, The figure wears a Minoan kilt, a tall head-dress, bracelets and earrings. He stands in the attitude of the 'Master of Animales'. In which a central figure flanked by animals demonstrates control over them. The curved, ridged elements surrounding the birds derive from stylised bulls' horns. Egyptian influence is seen in the lotus flowers among which he stands

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WHA_133JN.JPG
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World History Archive
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Sheet gold pendant showing a Cretan nature god, The figure wears a Minoan kilt, a tall head-dress, bracelets and earrings. He stands in the attitude of the 'Master of Animales'. In which a central figure flanked by animals demonstrates control over them. The curved, ridged elements surrounding the birds derive from stylised bulls' horns. Egyptian influence is seen in the lotus flowers among which he stands