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Steatite rectangular prism

Period:
Middle Minoan II
Date:
ca. 1900–1750 B.C.
Culture:
Minoan
Medium:
Serpentine
Dimensions:
L. 1.7 cm; W. 0.8 cm; Thickness 0.5 cm
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Bequest of Richard B. Seager, 1926
Accession Number:
26.31.45
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Circles and cross-hatching: 3 circles, 3 groups of concentric circles and double line with diagonal hatching.
Kenna, Victor E.G. 1972. Nordamerika I: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Corpus der Minoiwschen und Mykenischen Siegel, Vol. 12. no. 81, pp. 137-38, Berlin: Gebr. Mann.

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