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Steatite Seal

Period:
Middle Minoan II
Date:
ca. 1800–1700 B.C.
Culture:
Minoan
Medium:
Steatite
Dimensions:
H. 5 13/16 in. (14.8 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Bequest of Richard B. Seager, 1926
Accession Number:
26.31.43
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 151
at the top, insect;
at the bottom, linear motifs
Kenna, Victor E.G. 1964. "Cretan and Mycenaean Seals in North America." American Journal of Archaeology, Corpus der Minoischen und Mykenischen Siegel: pp. 4, 8, pls. 1.7, 3.6.

Kenna, Victor E.G. 1972. Nordamerika I: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Corpus der Minoiwschen und Mykenischen Siegel, Vol. 12. no. 37, pp. 58-59, Berlin: Gebr. Mann.

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