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Rising Earth Maiden Her cone-shaped headdress or "omphalos" symbolizes a mother's pregnant belly, and the triple poppy headdress represents the resurgent fecundity of Arms are upraised in blessing, and her typical Minoan skirt shows stylized simplicity. This lady, who seems to be rising flower-like from the soil, dates from c. 1350 BCE and is from Gargi, Crete.

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