New York, Park Avenue
18 December 1998
A MINOAN MOTTLED RED JASPER LENTOID
mm iii - lm i, circa 1700-1450 b.c.
Engraved with an enigmatic talismanic device, perhaps representing sea creatures
in. (1.37 cm.) wide
The Erlenmeyer Collection
The Erlenmeyer Collection of Cretan Seals, Christie's London, 5 June 1989, lot 65
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