Mycenaean gold bee disk, Late Helladic I period! Call A1 Bee Specialists in Bloomfield Hills, MI today at (248) 467-4849 to schedule an appointment if you've got a stinging insect problem around your house or place of business! You can also visit www.a1beespecialists.com!
Zun, bronze, late 14th-13th century BCE, China. Minneapolis Institute of Arts. The "Pillsbury Owl" is the oldest and most naturalistic of the few remaining owl-shaped zun. Standing near the beginning of the Anyang period (1400-1027 BCE), it represents a charming, though seldom practiced and short-lived tradition of casting ceremonial vessels in the shapes of animals.
Gold signet ring, the largest from the Mycenaean world, found in Tiryns, but made by a Minoan workshop (15th c. BCE). A procession of lion-headed “daemons” offering libation jugs to the seated goddess who raises a ritual vessel: the sun wheel & the crescent moon are in the sky
GARMENT ORNAMENT Gold disc with octopus. The tiny hole denotes that it was sewn on a luxurious garment. Mycenae, Grave Circle A, Grave III, 16th C. BC. Athens, national Archaeological Museum, Prehistoric Collection