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The priestesses were female, and Minoan religion was matriarchal with an all-powerful mother goddess.   This Minoan priestess from Akitori on Santorini has a head which is mostly shaven and lips and ears which are painted red. She holds a fire-box and appears to be adding incense to the fire.

The priestesses were female, and Minoan religion was matriarchal with an all-powerful mother goddess. This Minoan priestess from Akitori on Santorini has a head which is mostly shaven and lips and ears which are painted red. She holds a fire-box and appears to be adding incense to the fire.

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2 Collages of Minoan Goddess, her worshippers, Saffron Gatherers & other beauties

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Minoan dress | minoan woman with male attendants -Minoan male's in loin cloths and a woman in a fitted bodice and a skirt with rush bands.

The realm of Minos

Minoan dress | minoan woman with male attendants -Minoan male's in loin cloths and a woman in a fitted bodice and a skirt with rush bands.

Statues & Busts :: Ancient Greek Wall Frescoes :: Minoan wall frescoes from the island of Crete :: Minoan Priestesses I -

Statues & Busts :: Ancient Greek Wall Frescoes :: Minoan wall frescoes from the island of Crete :: Minoan Priestesses I -

Minoan: Bell shape ruffle skirt, fitted bodice, hair is curry, headdress for ceremonial use.

Minoan: Bell shape ruffle skirt, fitted bodice, hair is curry, headdress for ceremonial use.

Statues & Busts :: Ancient Greek Wall Frescoes :: Minoan wall frescoes from the island of Crete :: Minoan Priestesses II

Statues & Busts :: Ancient Greek Wall Frescoes :: Minoan wall frescoes from the island of Crete :: Minoan Priestesses II

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

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

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