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Poppy Goddess

 

A Cretan goddess associated with the poppy seed, fecundity and perhaps sleep and death.

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Source: This terracotta statue (77,5 - 79 cm) is in the collection of the Herakleion Museum in Crete, inv. 9305. It was discovered at a small shrine at Gazi west of Knossos in Crete and is dated to the 13th century BCE.


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