Most people know about Dionysus' association with grapes and wine. But in late Minoan times, he also became a solar year-king, born to the mother goddess Rhea at Midwinter. These two aspects of this fascinating god can help us find him in Minoan art:
Find the full list of this blog series about the Minoan deities here.
In the name of the bee, And of the butterfly, And of the breeze, amen.