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Lot 2 - Auction 86

Price realized:
1.900,00 GBP

A minoan amygdaloid agate engraved seal. Talismanic jug.

First half of the 2nd millenium B.C.

15 x 21 x 8 mm

Talismanic jug with floral and cross-hatching.
This symbol is a common pattern for this type of seals.
Drilled lenghtwise. Wear marks. Rare.

Parallels :
J. Paul Getty Museum, inv. 2001.14.24; J. Boardman, Greek gems and finger rings, Early Bronze Age to Late Classical, 1970, Ch.II, pl. 72; See parallels: Antiken Gemmen, band II, Berlin, n. 17.

U.K., private collection 70's, in the same family since then.


Lot status:
Auction closed