11 December 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 11,875
Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000
A CYPRO-MINOAN HAEMATITE CONOID
LB II-III, CIRCA 1450-1200 B.C.
Engraved with three pairs of bulls around a central reclining bull with its head turned back, one pair both standing facing each other, their heads lowered, a linear pattern below their heads, one pair both reclining, one with its head turned back, and one pair both reclining with their heads turned back
¾ in. (1.9 cm.) wide
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Molly Morse Limmer
For Cypro-Minoan conoids see fig. 14a-c in Reyes, The Stamp-Seals of Ancient Cyprus.
Acquired prior to 1972.
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