Steatite triangular prism, Steatite, Minoan

Steatite triangular prism

Period:
Early Minoan III
Date:
ca. 2400–2200 B.C.
Culture:
Minoan
Medium:
Steatite
Dimensions:
L. 1.2 cm; W. of each face 1.1 cm
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Bequest of Richard B. Seager, 1926
Accession Number:
26.31.89
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Two bulls' heads; a monster (?); a dog (recut?).
Kenna, Victor E.G. 1972. Nordamerika I: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Corpus der Minoiwschen und Mykenischen Siegel, Vol. 12. no. 14, p. 21, Berlin: Gebr. Mann.