Mycenaean Acropolis. Cult center. Fragment of a figure-of-eight shield.
MYCENAEAN Anonymous (aka Achaean Anonymous)
(c. 1600 BCE - c. 1100 BCE)
13th c BCE Greek Mycenaean Painting
c. 1300 BCE-1200 BCE
13th c BCE
Mineral pigments on plaster
Mycenae, Acropolis. Greece.
Athens. Greece. National Archaeological Museum.
The figure-of-eight shield was a military weapon, but it became a symbol of the war goddess.
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