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Steatite triangular prism

Period:
Middle Minoan II
Date:
ca. 1900–1750 B.C.
Culture:
Minoan
Medium:
Steatite
Dimensions:
L. 1.1 cm; W. of sides 0.9 cm
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Bequest of Richard B. Seager, 1926
Accession Number:
26.31.77
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Cross with rounded ends and leafy sprays; composite animal; 2 two men.
Kenna, Victor E.G. 1972. Nordamerika I: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Corpus der Minoiwschen und Mykenischen Siegel, Vol. 12. no. 58, pp. 95-96, Berlin: Gebr. Mann.

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