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Scaraboid seal

Period:
Iron Age, Phoenicia (?)
Date:
ca. 9th–8th century B.C.
Geography:
Levant or Syria
Medium:
Chert, smokey brown
Dimensions:
Seal Face; 2.08 x 1.58 cm Height: 1.0 cm String Hole: 0.2 cm
Classification:
Stone-Stamp Seals
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1886
Accession Number:
86.11.14
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1886, purchased from the Reverend William Hayes Ward.
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