A motif from the Macedonian cultural heritage, made of metal, in the forging technique. On a specially made metal plate, the motif is described in Macedonian and English. The motif and metal plate are mounted on a freestanding velvet base which is placed in a decorative box with a lid.
Golden mask, Trebenista, Ohrid, 5th century b.c. Macedonia
1.740 ден – 3.100 ден
Description of Motive
Golden mask with a bee from Trebenishta, Ohrid, 5th century BC, Macedonia.
The golden mask above the root of the nose has a design of а bee.
The mask is decorated with various ornaments that have the symbolism of the sun.
The solar symbolism, among other things, is a feature of the old Macedonian dynasties, especially because, until the appearance of the masks from Trebenishta, this kind of symbols were unknown for then Greek and Illyrian world.
In the ritual of burial, the golden masks were a connection (unbroken link) between the life and the afterlife.
About the Product
Appropriate gift for weddings, birthdays, jubilee, celebration, name day, moving into a new home …
Димензија-2 / 13х13см., Димензија-3 / 16х16см., Димензија-4 / 19х19см.