Bronze Sculptures

Ceremonial Minoan Double Axe

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Of all the Minoan (ancient Cretan civilization) religious symbols, the axe was the holiest. Stylized double axes such as this detailed reproduction, consecrated shrines in ancient Cretan homes and palaces.

Full sized double axes were used by priests to kill sacrificial bulls in ceremonies to propitiate Zeus.

100% hand made of solid bronze. Includes marble stand.


Characteristics

Material
Bronze
Height
47 cm (18 1/2 in.)
 
$299.00
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