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[Code : JP9029SP] Sterling Silver Pendant - Decorated Minoan Double Axe (43mm)
Sterling Silver Pendant - Decorated Minoan Double Axe (43mm)
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Sterling Silver Pendant - Decorated Minoan Double Axe (43mm)

This divine sterling silver pendant is a replica of the ancient Minoan Axe, with a decoration in the center. The generous-sized sterling silver ring attached to the top (loop approx. 10mm) allows this beautiful charm to be strung on almost any chain or cord of your choice.

Sterling Silver
Approx. 43mm (1.70cm) length x 28mm (1.10cm) width
Above measurement does not include the ring
Made in Greece

Silver snake chains and rubber cords are available separately for all pendants. Follow the links below:
- Silver Snake Chain


History
Minoan Double Axe: Of all the Minoan (ancient Cretan civilization) religious symbols, the axe was the holiest. Stylized double axes consecrated shrines in ancient Cretan homes and palaces. Full sized double axes were used by priests to kill sacrificial bulls in ceremonies to propitiate Zeus. In Greek mythology, the Minotaur (linked to the cult of the bull and the double axe in the primitive tribes of Crete) is a monstrous double, sometimes with the head of a bull and the body of a man or, conversely, with the body of a bull and the head of a man.


 



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