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Fine Minoan translucent limestone lioness head shaped rhython from the Knossos Palace Repositories 1600-1500 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

This exquitely worked lioness head rhython has a hole in the muzzle for pouring liquid offerings. The nose and eyes were originally inlaid .

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Fine Minoan translucent limestone lioness head shaped rhython from the  Knossos Palace Repositories 1600-1500 BC, Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.<br />
<br />
This exquitely worked lioness head rhython has a hole in the muzzle for pouring liquid offerings. The nose and eyes were originally inlaid .<br />
<br />
If you prefer to buy from our ALAMY PHOTO LIBRARY  Collection visit : https://www.alamy.com/portfolio/paul-williams-funkystock/minoan-art-artefacts.html . Type -   Heraklion   - into the LOWER SEARCH WITHIN GALLERY box. Refine search by adding background colour, place, museum etc<br />
<br />
Visit our MINOAN ART PHOTO COLLECTIONS for more photos to download  as wall art prints https://funkystock.photoshelter.com/gallery-collection/Ancient-Minoans-Art-Artefacts-Antiquities-Historic-Places-Pictures-Images-of/C0000ricT2SU_M9w