Female Figurine "Φ" type, Silver Pendant

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We created a pendant with a figurine "Φ" type, inspired by the ancient mycenaean figurines of the phi-type, dating to the 14th century B.C.. The pendant is made of pure silver 999° and is offered with a black satin cord.

Dimensions: 2cm x 4,2cm

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Estimated delivery time :            - Greece : 5 working days

                                                   - Europe : 7 - 10 working days

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Schematic female figurines with arms folded or raised in an attitude of supplication are the commonest types of Mycenaean cult objects. They are small in size, handmade and are called conventionally Phi-type, Psi-type and Tau-type because of their similarity to the corresponding letters of the Greek alphabet (Φ, Ψ and T). Mycenaean figurines made their appearance at the end of the 15th century B.C. and continued to be used until the end of the 12th century B.C.. Their originsare probably in the Minoan tradition.

Mycenaean female figurines are found frequently in shrines, graves and even houses. They may represent goddesses associated with fertility. However, identical figurines are frequently found in the graves of children, so they may have been also used as toys.

Phi-type figurines are exhibited at the Cycladic Art Museum in Athens.

Date:
14th century B.C.
Details:
with black satin cord
Dimensions (WxHxD):
2 cm x 4,2 cm
Gross Weight:
21 gr
Includes:
Gift packaging - Description Greek & English
Material:
Solid Silver 999°
Subcategory:
Pendant
Weight:
5 gr

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