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Here's what archaeologists found in a warrior's grave that's been untouched for 3,500 years - LA Times

More than 40 intricately-designed seal stones from the more advanced Minoan culture on the nearby island of Crete were found in the tomb. Long-horned bulls and sometimes, human bull jumpers soaring over their horns, are a common motif in Minoan designs.

Archaeologists unearth 'masterpiece' sealstone in Greek tomb - click to enlarge image

Archaeologists discover 'masterpiece' sealstone in Greek tomb. The tiny sealstone depicting warriors in battle measures just inches across but contains incredible detail. (CREDIT: University of Cincinnati)

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Upper left are a pair of earrings resembling bull heads. Santiago Mcavoy uploaded this image to 'Arte/Minoicos'.

Bronze age Etruscan seal from Knossos, Crete C.1700BC Ashmolean museum

Bronze age Etruscan seal from Knossos, Crete Ashmolean museum

Gold signet ring depicting deities in a chariot dragged by griffins. Unique theme can be found only in Minoan Crete. Anthia (tholos tomb) 16th-15th BC century. http://arxaiathouria.files.wordpress.com/2012/10/cf87cf81cf85cf83cf8ccf82-cf83cf86cf81ceb1ceb3ceb9cf83cf84ceb9cebacf8ccf82-ceb4ceb1cebacf84cf8dcebbceb9cebfcf82.jpg

Gold signet ring depicting deities on a chariot drawn by griffins. A unique theme found only in Minoan Crete.

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Archaeologists discover ancient Greek weapons and jewellery in .

A MINOAN CARNELIAN LENTOID LATE MINOAN II-III, CIRCA 1450-1200 B.C.

A MINOAN CARNELIAN LENTOID LATE MINOAN II-III, CIRCA 1450-1200 B.C.

Gold signet ring, the largest from the Mycenaean world, found in Tiryns, but made by a Minoan workshop (15th c. BCE). A procession of lion-headed “daemons” offering libation jugs to the seated goddess who raises a ritual vessel: the sun wheel & the crescent moon are in the sky

Gold signet ring, the largest from the Mycenaean world, found in Tiryns, but made by a Minoan workshop c. A procession of lion-headed “daemons” offering libation jugs to the seated goddess who raises a ritual vessel: the sun wheel & the cresce

Jewel in the shape of a duck. Knosos, Palace, gold, circa Late Bronze Age, 1450-1400. Minoan. (Herakleion Archaeological Museum)

Late Bronze Age, π. Place of discovery: Knosos, Palace Dimensions: length: m Material: Gold Copyright: Hellenic Ministry of Culture

Gold signet ring from the "Tiryns Treasure" of Mycenae. Dated to the 15th century B.C.

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Carnelian seal stone of a bull and lion with gold granulation. Knossos Late Minoan ll period ca. 1450-1400 BCE.

Carnelian seal stone of a bull and lion with gold granulation. Knossos Late Minoan ll period ca.

Ring of Isopata  1400–1500 BC  This famous Minoan gold ring from the Isopata tomb, near Knossos,  depicts four dancing female figures, richly clad in characteristic Minoan attire, moving through a landscape of lilies. Three of them raise their arms in ecstasy,  while the fourth one, placed in the centre of the scene and slightly higher than the others, makes a gesture – possibly of benediction. . A fifth figure, much smaller than the others, appears to be descending from the sky  ( top left…

Ring of Isopata BC This famous Minoan gold ring from the Isopata tomb, near Knossos, depicts four dancing female figures, richly clad in characteristic Minoan attire, moving through a landscape of lilies.

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