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The Minoan clay burial pithos with swirl and leaf design, Neopalatial period 1700-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

The body was placed in a foetal postion to aid insertion into the wide mouthed pithos .

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The Minoan clay burial pithos with swirl and leaf design,  Neopalatial period 1700-1450 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.<br />
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The body was placed in a foetal postion to aid insertion into the wide mouthed pithos .<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 />
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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