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Agate lentoid seal

Period:
Late Minoan IIIA
Date:
ca. 1400–1300 B.C.
Culture:
Minoan
Medium:
Agate
Dimensions:
Diameter 1.99 cm-2.07 cm, Thickness 1 cm
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1907
Accession Number:
07.286.123
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Two rampant wild goats, heraldically grouped with column in center.
[Until 1907, with Jean P. Lambros, Athens;] acquired in 1907, purchased from Jean P. Lambros.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1920. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style. no. 7, pp. 9-10, pl. 1, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1929. "Gems in Art." Encyclopaedia Britannica, Vol. 10, 14th ed.. p. 100, pl. 1, Chicago: The Encyclopaedia Britannica.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 19 n. 52, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Kenna, Victor E.G. 1972. Nordamerika I: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Corpus der Minoiwschen und Mykenischen Siegel, Vol. 12. no. 288, p. 374, Berlin: Gebr. Mann.

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