Sterling silver Malia bees pendant
This sterling silver reproduction is a fine representation of the gold bees of Malia which is displayed at the 'Heraklion' archaeological museum in Crete dating back more than 3800 years. The pendant depicts two bees storing away a drop of honey in a comb. This item constitutes one of the most important and renown specimens of minoan art and ancient jewelry making universaly.
|Historic Period||Era: Minoan & Mycenean|
|Material||Solid Sterling Silver|
|Length (top to bottom including bails or hooks)||38 mm (1 and 1⁄2in)|
|Width||33 mm (1 and 19⁄64in)|