The ancient Minoans: another knotty problem
Today's post over at the Minoan Path blog focuses on the twined and knotted snakes so often found in Minoan art.
In addition to the sacral knot, which may be related to the Egyptian tyet symbol, snakes show up in a knotted form on figurines and in frescoes from ancient Crete and its colonies. Explore the possible meanings of this unusual sacred symbol:
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