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Bees of Malia
Bees of Malia
Bees of Malia
Bees of Malia
Bees of Malia
Bees of Malia
Bees of Malia

Bees of Malia

$180.00

SKU TZ0000p
Size:
Size 00
Size 01
Size 02
Size 03

A solid 14K yellow Gold Pendant and Pin replica of the Minoan Bees, also known as the Bees of Malia. Two bees heraldically arranged around a bee hive, feeding on a honey drop. The three round pieces represent the pollen they collect and at the top is the crown for the Queen Bee.The original artifact dates to the early Minoan civilization (1700-1550 BC) and was discovered by French archeologists in the town of Malia near Heraklion, Crete.  The bees were revered since they were the source of life for Gods and men.

Size Dimensions Weight (grams)
Size 00 0.84" H x 0.84" W 1.20
Size 01 1.05" H x 1.14" W 2.67
Size 02 1.30" H x 1.60" W 3.99
Size 03 1.45" H x 1.88" W 6.60