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Minoan ivory figurine of a bull-leaper, from Knossos

Minoan ivory figurine of a bull-leaper, from Knossos

From a three-dimensional composition
Minoan Neo-Palatial Period, 16th c. BCE
From Knossos

Heraklion Archaeological Museum, Iraklio, Crete, Greece

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Photo taken on 22 February 2013 (© diffendale / Flickr)

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