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Steatite triangular prism

Period:
Middle Minoan II
Date:
ca. 1900–1750 B.C.
Culture:
Minoan
Medium:
Serpentine (burnt)
Dimensions:
L. 1.75 cm; W. of each side 1 cm
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Bequest of Richard B. Seager, 1926
Accession Number:
26.31.134
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Bucranium; hound; four storage vessels suspended from a pole; toothed object above.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1927. Handbook of the Classical Collection. pp. 15-16, fig. 7, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1930. Handbook of the Classical Collection. pp. 15-16, fig. 7, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 18, 172, pl. 12b, 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. 64, pp. 107-8, Berlin: Gebr. Mann.

Mertens, Joan R. 2010. How to Read Greek Vases. p. 36, fig. 19, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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