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Mycenaean Octopus Brooch


Mark Cartwright
published on 25 October 2014
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A gold Mycenaean brooch in the form of an octopus, Mycenae, mid 2nd millenium BCE. (Archaeological Museum, Mycenae)

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2014, October 25). Mycenaean Octopus Brooch. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Mycenaean Octopus Brooch." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 25, 2014.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Mycenaean Octopus Brooch." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 25 Oct 2014. Web. 25 Feb 2021.

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