Minoan Postpalatial terracotta goddess statue with raised arms and a crown of snakes, Kannia Sanctuary, Gortys, 1350-1250 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, grey background.
The Goddesses are crowned with symbols of earth and sky in the shapes of snakes and birds, describing attributes of the goddess as protector of nature.
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