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Lentoid seal

Goat or deer, walking to right with front left foot raised. The head of a second goat projects from its back. Missing chip filled out with plaster.


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 or Early Aegean, Helladic, Bronze Age, Late Minoan IIIA/Late Helladic IIIA, 1400–1300 B.C.

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Medium or Technique

White chalcedony


The Ancient World