A minoan amygdaloid green jasper engraved seal.Fish with talismanic symbols .
First half of the 2nd millenium B.C.
13 x 19 x 7 mm
The animal is facing right. Drilled details. The stone is drilled lenghtwise.
Slight crack on the surface. Wear marks. Rare.
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. 73; See parallels: Antiken Gemmen, band II, Berlin, n. 12.
U.K., private collection 70's, in the same family since then.