Lentoid seal with two ibexes

Early Aegean, Minoan or Helladic
Bronze Age, Late Minoan or Helladic IIIA-B Period
about 1420–1190 B.C.


Dimensions

Diameter (max.) x thckns.: 2.1 x .95 cm (13/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.1317

Medium or Technique

Chalcedony

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

White banded chalcedony. Lentoid seal; pierced. Two ibexes to left. A dolphin in profile to right above. Cracks in the back. Chipped around the string holes.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Byron Zoumboulakis, 8 Place de la Taconnerie, Geneva, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Byron Zoumboulakis, November 10, 1965

Credit Line

Mary L. Smith Fund