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Rhyton of Chlorite, from Zakros Palace (Heraklion Museum)
Chlorite rhyton in the shape of a bull's head from the "Sanctuary Treasury" of the Palace of Zakros. Late Neopalatial Period (1450 BC)
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Rhyton of Spartan basalt, from Zakros Palace
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Museum of Cretan Ethnology at Voroi
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Museum of Cretan Ethnology at Voroi
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Museum of Cretan Ethnology at Voroi
Drouvades (sacks), vouryies (shoulder bags) and sakoulia (small bags) were once - and in many parts of Crete still are - items of everyday use for Cretan farmers and shepherds. These small masterpieces of art and craftsmanship are extremely interesting.
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Museum of Cretan Ethnology at Voroi
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Amphora, from Zakros Palace (Heraklion Museum)
Elaborate ritual amphora of multicoloured veined stone, from the "Sanctuary Treasury" of the Palace of Zakros. Late Neopalatial Period (1450 BC)
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Rhyton of rock crystal, from Zakros Palace (Heraklion Museum)
The handle consists of crystal beads, threaded onto a bronze wire, and gilt disks adorn the ring around the neck. Late Neopalatial Period (1450 BC)
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Marine style oval rhyton, from Zakros Palace
The item is decorated with starfish - sun, tritons and seaweed. Late Neopalatial Period (1450 BC)- Heraklion Museum.
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Gold ring - Lyttos
Gold ring with a gemstone of lapis lazuli on which the image of a laurel - crowned head is carved, perhaps Dionysus.
Lyttos, Roman period (3rd century A.D).
Heraklion Archaeological museum.

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