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Lentoid seal

Griffin couchant towards left, with head turned back.

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, Late Minoan III A/B Period, 1400–1200 B.C.

Accession Number

1971.170

Medium or Technique

Dark green steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals