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Steatite block with intaglio motifs

Late Minoan III
ca. 1400–1200 B.C.
H. 3 3/8 in. (8.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Bequest of Richard B. Seager, 1926
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 151
Stone mold used for making intaglio motifs on gold or glass.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 17, 168, pl. 8i, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Kenna, Victor E.G. 1972. Nordamerika I: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Corpus der Minoiwschen und Mykenischen Siegel, Vol. 12. no. 262, pp. 352-53, Berlin: Gebr. Mann.

Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1979. Greek Art of the Aegean Islands. no. 44, p. 91, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Picón, Carlos A. 2007. Art of the Classical World in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Greece, Cyprus, Etruria, Rome no. 21, pp. 39, 412, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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