Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Agate Lentoid

Period:
Late Minoan IIIA
Date:
ca. 1400–1375 B.C.
Culture:
Minoan
Medium:
Agate
Dimensions:
H.: 13/16 in. (2.1 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Bequest of Richard B. Seager, 1926
Accession Number:
26.31.292
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 151
lion attacking goat
Until 1925, collection of Richard Berry Seager; acquired in 1926, bequest of Richard Berry Seager.
Kenna, Victor E.G. 1964. "Cretan and Mycenaean Seals in North America." American Journal of Archaeology, Corpus der Minoischen und Mykenischen Siegel: p. 12, pls. 1.43, 2.24, 4.20.

Kenna, Victor E.G. 1972. Nordamerika I: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Corpus der Minoiwschen und Mykenischen Siegel, Vol. 12. no. 285, p. 371, Berlin: Gebr. Mann.

Related Objects

Agate Lentoid

Date: ca. 1450–1400 B.C. Medium: Agate Accession: 14.104.1 On view in:Gallery 151

Agate lentoid seal

Date: ca. 1450–1400 B.C. Medium: Agate Accession: 42.11.34 On view in:Gallery 171

Agate lentoid seal

Date: ca. 1450–1375 B.C. Medium: Agate Accession: 07.286.129 On view in:Gallery 171

Agate lentoid seal

Date: ca. 1400–1300 B.C. Medium: Agate Accession: 07.286.123 On view in:Gallery 171

Agate amygdaloid seal

Date: ca. 1700–1450 B.C. Medium: Agate Accession: 26.31.164 On view in:Gallery 171