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Museum of George and Nefeli Giabra Pierides Collection (Donated by Clio and Solon Triantafyllides) / GP 1999-407
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Exhibition Number:  10/35
Item:  Scarab
Category:  Stamp seals
Dating:  480-310 B.C.
Period:  Cypro-Classical (480-310 B.C.)
Material:  Grey and white banded agate
Dimensions:  Length: 2cm.; width: 1.5cm.; height: 1cm
Description:  Reported as from Marion (?). With raised, notched, and cross-hatched head; double line separating prothorax from elytra; raised central spine; small section cut on either side of spine. Theseus with quiver and sword battles the Minotaur; Ariadne looks on, her hand to her head; cross-hatched exergue; linear border; Cypro-syllabic inscription in field: ti-we-i-te-mi-wo-se (ΔιFειθέμιFος).