Minoan Greek Snake Goddess from Crete Statue Replica 12.25H -
Not a snake-charmer, she is a snake goddess! The people of Crete seem to have worshiped a mother goddess sacred to many places and manifest in many forms. This Snake Goddess (c. 1600 BC)--who shakes two snakes as an animal sits on her head--may have been used as part of this ritual. Illustrated in other archeological evidence, the open bodice and flounced skirt was a favored style worn by Minoan women.
- Now in the Herakleion Museum, Crete, this reproduction is made from cultured stone resin with a hand painted color finish. (PN D-082SP)
- Size: 12.25 in H x 7.5 in W x 2.5 in D. Weighs 1.8 lbs.
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