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Jasper triangular prism

Period:
Middle Minoan II–III
Date:
ca. 1900–1600 B.C.
Culture:
Minoan
Medium:
Carnelian agate
Dimensions:
L. 1.7 cm; W. of sides 0.9 cm
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Bequest of Richard B. Seager, 1926
Accession Number:
26.31.149
  • Description

    2 conjoined rings, bovine animal, 3 pointed spheres

  • References

    Richter, Gisela M. A. 1927. Handbook of the Classical Collection. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 16, fig. 8.

    Richter, Gisela M. A. 1930. Handbook of the Classical Collection. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 16, fig. 8.

    Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, p. 18.

    Kenna, Victor E.G. 1972. Nordamerika I: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Corpus der Minoiwschen und Mykenischen Siegel, Vol. 12. Berlin: Gebr. Mann, no. 93, pp. 155-56.

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