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Almond-shaped sealstone with jug and branches

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Jug, branches to either side and above, horn-like object to right. Double line forms base, below which are zigzags.

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 III Period, about 1650–1550 B.C.

Dimensions

Length x width x depth: 2.2 x 1.7 x 0.9 cm (7/8 x 11/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1971.163

Medium or Technique

Jasper

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals