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Lentoid seal

Eight-petalled rosette.

Provenance

By 1928: Mrs. Beulah H. Emmet Collection (one of a group of gems [MFA 1971.159-.176] acquired on Crete from Mr. Kephalogiannis in 1928, according to M. H. Wiencke, AJA 73 [1969], p. 33); gift of Mrs. Beulah H. Emmet to MFA, April 14, 1971

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Beulah H. Emmet

Early Aegean, Minoan, Bronze Age, Middle Minoan II Period, 1800–1650 B.C.

Accession Number

1971.166

Medium or Technique

Mottled green and white stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals