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Double axe sculpture cast in solid bronze with verdigris patina
Standing on black Greek marble base.

Of all the Minoan Cretan civilization religious symbols, the axe was the holiest.
Stylized double axes such as this one, consecrated shrines in homes and palaces.
Full sized double axes were used by priests to kill sacrificial bulls in ceremonies
to propitiate Zeus.

Height : 5.3 inches / 133.6 mm (total, base included) approx.
Width : 3.85 inches / 98 mm approx.
Weight: 230 gr approximately

Inspired from archaeological exhibits of the Greek museums and sites.

As this item is hand made, measurements, surface texture, verdigris patina
and marble colour may vary slightly.

**Listing is for ONE Bronze Double Axe only**

This is more of my Minoan collection
http://www.etsy.com/shop/GreekMythos?section_id=11732296
and
Here you may find more of my museum quality collection:
http://www.greekmythos.etsy.com

This item is sent through the Hellenic Postal System by A' Priority Registered Air mail with tracking number.
Please note that items shipped to all other countries outside Greece will take 10 to 25 working days to reach you.

For Payment and Shipping Please read Shop Polices
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Bronze Double Axe, Greek Minoan Sculpture, Metal Art Sculpture, Museum Quality Art, Bronze Greek Art, Ancient Greece, Greek Mythology,

$77.05 USD
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Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: bronze, verdigris patina, black Greek marble
  • Ships worldwide from Greece
  • Feedback: 215 reviews
  • Favorited by: 270 people