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Agate Rectangular Prism

Period:
Middle Minoan II
Date:
ca. 1800–1700 B.C.
Culture:
Minoan
Medium:
Agate
Dimensions:
Other: 5/8 in. (1.6 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Bequest of Richard B. Seager, 1926
Accession Number:
26.31.159
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 151
embellished spiral; Cretan hieroglyphs
Kenna, Victor E.G. 1964. "Cretan and Mycenaean Seals in North America." American Journal of Archaeology, Corpus der Minoischen und Mykenischen Siegel: p. 9, pls. 1.22, 2.3.

Kenna, Victor E.G. 1972. Nordamerika I: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Corpus der Minoiwschen und Mykenischen Siegel, Vol. 12. no. 111, pp. 185-86, Berlin: Gebr. Mann.

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