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Theotokos, Monastery, Paleokastitsa, 18th century Greek Orthodox. Corfu Ionian Island, Greece
“I Have Looked Upon the Face of Agamemnon…”
Or so Heinrich Schliemann famously uttered in a telegraph to the King of Greece after unearthing a gold death mask at his excavations in Mycenae. Last week, I went to a talk at the Indiana State Library about this famous "father of modern archaeology." Why did they have a talk about Schliemann here? Well, it…
A procession of lion-headed “daemons” offering libation jugs to the seated goddess who raises a ritual vessel. The sun wheel and the crescent moon are in the sky. Gold signet ring, the largest from the Mycenaean world, found in Tiryns, but made by a Minoan workshop (15th century BCE) "Britomartis was worshiped as an aspect of Potnia on Crete and Solinus identified her as the Cretan Artemis, whose emblem is the Bee, called Melissa." [paraphrase en.wikipedia].
Ireland Women-only tour in search of Celtic Queen Grace O'Malley
Epic journey to Ireland's Wild West: Small group women-only tour exploring the life of a Celtic Queen, Grace O'Malley, aka Granuaile- the Pirate Queen