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Stamp seal

Period:
Neo-Assyrian or Neo-Babylonian
Date:
ca. 8th–7th century B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia
Medium:
Chalcedony
Dimensions:
0.59 x 0.91 in. (1.5 x 2.31 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Stamp Seals
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1886
Accession Number:
86.11.32
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1886, purchased from the Reverend William Hayes Ward.
Ward, W.H. 1895. Seal Cylinders and Other Oriental Seals. MMA Handbook no. 12. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 46, no. 7.
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