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Minoan Ceremonial Double Headed Axe

$130.00

Minoan Ceremonial Double Headed Axe

$130.00

Description

Minoan Double Axe

Of all the Minoan (ancient Cretan civilization) religious symbols, the axe was the holiest. Stylized double axes such as this detailed reproduction, 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.

100% hand made of solid bronze.

Characteristics:
  • Material: Bronze
  • Height: 28 cm (11 in.)