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Lentoid seal

Dark gray basalt, lenticular. Minotaur turning a somersault. A typical Minoan male torso clad in loin-cloth is joined to the forepart including front legs of a bull. Pierced top to bottom.


By date unknown: with Euripides Sepheriades; purchased by MFA from Euripides Sepheriades, September 11, 1968

Credit Line

John Wheelock Elliot and John Morse Elliot Fund

Early Aegean, Minoan, Bronze Age, Late Minoan II Period,

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The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Gems