New York, Park Avenue
18 December 1998
A MINOAN BANDED AGATE LENTOID
lm i-ii, 1550-1400 b.c.
Engraved with a lion in profile to the right, a forked branch behind, a linear motif below
29/32 in. (2.32 cm.) wide
The Erlenmeyer Collection
The Erlenmeyer Collection of Cretan Seals, Christie's London, 5 June 1989, lot 103
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