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Cylinder seal

Period:
Late Cypriot
Date:
ca. 13th–12th century B.C.
Geography:
Cyprus
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Steatite
Dimensions:
0.85 in. (2.16 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Cylinder Seals
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.4341
Not on view
Said to be from Kourion, Cyprus. 1865–1872, found in Cyprus by General Luigi Palma di Cesnola; acquired by the Museum in 1874, purchased from General Luigi Palma di Cesnola.
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