0.8 x 2 cm (5/16 x 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Yellowish green steatite. Four-sided prism with rectangular faces; pierced lengthwise. A: Recumbent dog to right. B: Three disks with rays. C: Figure standing to right. D: Two herringbone designs and two wavy lines in axial symmetry. Carved with a point and a drill for the disks. Small chips missing.
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 , p. 33); gift of Mrs. Beulah H. Emmet to MFA, April 14, 1971
Gift of Mrs. Beulah H. Emmet