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Lot 3 - Auction 86

Price realized:
2.000,00 GBP

A minoan hematite engraved seal. Two swans.

2nd millenium B.C.

16 x 17 x 6 mm

A lentoid-shape seal with two swans turned on the left. Wings spread. Groundline. Wear marks.
The seal is drilled lenghtwise. Rare.

Parallels : Siegel CMS I 273b; J. Boardman, Greek gems and finger rings, Early Bronze Age to Late Classical, 1970, Ch.II, pl. 94

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


Lot status:
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