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Stamp seal

Period:
Sasanian
Date:
ca. 3rd–7th century A.D.
Geography:
Iran or Mesopotamia
Culture:
Sasanian
Medium:
Lapis lazuli
Dimensions:
0.16 x 0.75 x 0.47 in. (0.41 x 1.91 x 1.19 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Stamp Seals
Credit Line:
Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881
Accession Number:
81.6.290
Not on view
Formerly collection of George Frederick Nott, Rome and Oxford (until d. 1841); formerly collection of Rev. Charles W. King, Trinity College, Cambridge, England; 1881, purchased by John Taylor Johnston, New York, from Rev. Charles W. King, through Gaston L. Feuardent; acquired by the Museum in 1881, gift of John Taylor Johnston.
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