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sealstone / intaglio

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Agate amygdaloid seal engraved in the 'talismanic' style with a design of a two-masted boat, a palm tree, and two semi-circular grooves. Both ends are broken.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1700BC-1450BC
  • Production place

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 1.8 centimetres
    • Width: 1.6 centimetres
  • Bibliography

    • Gem 12 bibliographic details
    • Onassoglou 1985 KO-23 bibliographic details
    • CMS VII No. 72 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Condition


  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Greek & Roman Antiquities

  • Registration number



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