Although images of the divinities were certainly known, the principal objects of cult in the Minoan age were of the aniconic class; in many cases these were natural objects, such as rocks and mountain peaks, with their cave sanctuaries, like those of Ida or of Dicte.
Palanga; lower aniconic half of draped statue with incised inscription, now in Constantinople.
The aniconic lower part of an inscribed statue wholly in the round was found at Palanga, and parts of others at Kirchoglu and Marash.
This is not necessarily the case with the worshipper of aniconic or unshaped gods.
Here then in the most marked manner the aniconic sacrament has ousted pictures and statues.