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Gold signet ring, Tiryns, 15th cent. BC.

It is the largest known Mycenaean ring. It depicts a procession of lion-headed daemons holding libation jugs and moving towards an enthroned goddess. The goddess wears a long chiton and raises a ritual cup. Behind the throne is an eagle - symbol of dominion. The sun and moon are shown in the sky.

 
 
 
 
 
     
     
                    
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