Judith Weingarten
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This book is about a single Minoan seal shape, the cushion seal - a rectangular stone with biconvex faces -- so called because its profile resembles a cushion. This shape is specific to Minoan culture. The first securely-dated cushions appear in Middle Minoan IIB but its floruit is Middle Minoan III-Late Minoan IA, after which it essentially dies out. While, in its early days, the materials, style, and motifs were similar to those of other seal shapes,...
Studia Archaeologica, 196
2014, pp. 280
ISBN: 9788891306814
Studia Archaeologica, 196
2014, pp. 280
ISBN: 9788891306814