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Agate Cushion

Period:
Middle Minoan III
Date:
ca. 1700–1600 B.C.
Culture:
Minoan
Medium:
Agate
Dimensions:
Overall: 11/16 x 1/2 in. (1.7 x 1.3 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Bequest of Richard B. Seager, 1926
Accession Number:
26.31.324
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 151
architectural motifs
Kenna, Victor E.G. 1964. "Cretan and Mycenaean Seals in North America." American Journal of Archaeology, Corpus der Minoischen und Mykenischen Siegel: p. 8, pls. 1.12, 2.11, 3.16.

Kenna, Victor E.G. 1972. Nordamerika I: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Corpus der Minoiwschen und Mykenischen Siegel, Vol. 12. no. 126, p. 208, Berlin: Gebr. Mann.

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