Agate lentoid seal, Agate, Minoan

Agate lentoid seal

Period:
Late Minoan II–IIIA
Date:
ca. 1450–1375 B.C.
Culture:
Minoan
Medium:
Agate
Dimensions:
H.: 7/8 x 13/16 in. (2.2 x 2.1 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1907
Accession Number:
07.286.129
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Two bulls lying side by side.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1920. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style. no. 3, p. 8, pls. 1-2, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Kenna, Victor E.G. 1964. "Cretan and Mycenaean Seals in North America." American Journal of Archaeology, 68(1): p. 12, pls. 1.44, 4.15.

Kenna, Victor E.G. 1972. Nordamerika I: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Corpus der Minoiwschen und Mykenischen Siegel, Vol. 12. no. 287, p. 373, Berlin: Gebr. Mann.