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Steatite scaraboid seal

Period:
Middle Minoan II
Date:
ca. 1900–1750 B.C.
Culture:
Minoan
Medium:
Steatite
Dimensions:
L. 1.5 cm; W. 0.9 cm; H. 0.75 cm
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Bequest of Richard B. Seager, 1926
Accession Number:
26.31.46
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
4 interlocking groups of concentric circles.
Until 1925, collection of Richard Berry Seager; acquired in 1926, bequest of Richard Berry Seager.
Kenna, Victor E.G. 1972. Nordamerika I: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Corpus der Minoiwschen und Mykenischen Siegel, Vol. 12. no. 75, p. 128, Berlin: Gebr. Mann.

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