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Lentoid seal

Chalcedony-agate. gray mottled-brown, lentoid. Crayfish with stylized branches on either side. Pierced for threading.

Provenance

By date unknown: R. M. Dawkins Collection (CMS 8, 1966, no. 43); by date unknown: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., November 13, 1968

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

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

Accession Number

68.701

Medium or Technique

Chalcedony

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Gems