Finding the Snake goddess: new poems by Ruth Padel

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Image: Plaster replicas of the Knossos ‘snake goddesses’ © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford

In conjunction with Labyrinth: Knossos, Myth and Reality, the current exhibition in the Ashmolean Museum, and as part of the project 'The Many Lives of a Snake Goddess', Ruth Padel will read poems on the Snake Goddess figurines, found at Knossos in 1903 by Sir Arthur Evans. Ellen Adams (KCL); Nicoletta Momigliano (Bristol); Christine Morris (TCD); and Andrew Shapland (Oxford) will introduce Ruth Padel’s performance with a short archaeological and historical talk on the figurines and join her afterwards for Q&A with the audience. This event will also be live-streamed.

See the APGRD Website for a recording of this event.