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Amygdaloid seal

Double-axe with diagonal band on wings above and bull's head below, triple sprigs of vegetation on either side. Pierced lengthwise for stringing.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Tassos Zoumboulakis, Geneva, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Tassos Zoumboulakis, June 9, 1965

Credit Line

John Michael Rodocanachi Fund

Early Aegean, Minoan, Bronze Age, Middle Minoan III-Late Minoan I,

Accession Number

65.874

Medium or Technique

Carnelian (?)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals