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Carnelian lentoid seal

Period:
Late Minoan I-II
Date:
ca. 1600–1400 B.C.
Culture:
Minoan
Medium:
Carnelian
Dimensions:
Diameter 1.63 cm
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Bequest of Richard B. Seager, 1926
Accession Number:
26.31.278
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Lion wounded with arrow.
Until 1925, collection of Richard Berry Seager; acquired in 1926, bequest of Richard Berry Seager.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 19, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Kenna, Victor E.G. 1964. "Cretan and Mycenaean Seals in North America." American Journal of Archaeology, Corpus der Minoischen und Mykenischen Siegel: pp. 3, 10, pl. 2.19.

Kenna, Victor E.G. 1972. Nordamerika I: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Corpus der Minoiwschen und Mykenischen Siegel, Vol. 12. no. 229, p. 324, Berlin: Gebr. Mann.

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